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The appeal of aluminium

Something has changed in the window and door market. Aluminium used to be a niche product, the go-to for a bi-folding door or a non-domestic installation, but there’s growing awareness of aluminium’s benefits amongst homeowners. We anticipated this trend several years ago and invested substantial sums in manufacturing equipment, recruited the specialists we’d need and […]

This could be your best year ever

Don’t worry, we haven’t put on a pair of rose-tinted glasses. we know that conditions are tough in the marketplace. We know that we’re in the dark days of winter, and we know that post-Christmas, when belts are tightened, securing orders can be tricky. But and it’s a big but for a reason – none […]

Trickle Vents

Are your trickle vents big enough?

Last year, the new Building Regulations Part F came into force. These are the Regs that cover ventilation and an important change has been made regarding passive or background methods of ventilation such as the use of trickle vents. There’s a lot of detail in the Regulations but in short, it’s likely that to comply […]

Looks like we’re well-placed

Glazing Blogger has been sounding out the industry, with social media polls asking where the best opportunities are in fenestration in 2024. Data from X gave a bit more weight to PVCu. LinkedIn pollsters gave more votes to aluminium. The figures for timber were low, more likely reflecting the size of the market rather than […]

lancashire trade frames christmas shut down

Christmas Shut Down Arrangements

As the festive season approaches, we would like to express our thanks and gratitude for your continued support throughout the year. Please be informed we will be closing for Christmas on Wednesday 20th December and return on Thursday 4th January. The last day for deliveries will be on December 19th.

G23 Awards - Nomination finalist

LTF nominated for G23 awards finalist – Fabricator of the year

We are thrilled to announce our nomination as a finalist for “Fabricator of the Year ” in the upcoming G23 Awards, a prestigious recognition event recognising excellence in the glass and glazing industry. Mark Rowland, our MD is absolutely delighted. “This nomination is a testament to the hard work, dedication, and innovation of our entire […]

Chris Distribution Specialist Manager

Distribution specialist Chris joins LTF

  Our operation at Bury-based Lancashire Trade Frames (LTF) continues to grow. To support our ambitious plans, we have recently appointed a distribution specialist, Chris Bates as our Dispatch Manager. Chris is local. Living in Little Lever, he’s very familiar with the Northwest, its roads and its transport network. He also brings to the role […]

We’ve been tested …

Our products are accredited, but these accreditations depend upon regular testing. After all, things change, and it’s important that our inputs, products and processes still reach the high standards we want to offer, and that you, our customers, expect. This week some the Lancashire Trade team headed over to ERC Testing in Leigh, a purpose-built […]