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Lancs Trade at the Platinum Ball

Lancs Trade were delighted to attend the Platinum Ball in Formby at the weekend raising funds for Southport Queenscourt Hospice. A big thank you for the bid on the four tickets to watch City versus Everton in December, they raised £3100.00 for a great cause.

Why you should offer your customers £1,000 when they want security

We’ve never met a homeowner who doesn’t want a good lock on their door. Even though they may not understand the locksmith buzzwords, they want real security. They want a lock that doesn’t give up when it’s attacked. Meet Ultion Ultion is the business. It’s a TS007 3-star, Sold Secure Diamond rated cylinder made by […]

We’re settling on a superior astragal bar

For a long time, we’ve been offering two different astragal bars, one from Spectus, the other made by Kömmerling. Both have their fans, but after a lot of thinking, we’ve made a decision that a single option will work better – both for us and ultimately, for you. We’ve picked the Kömmerling alternative because more […]

We’ve been shortlisted for fabricator/manufacturer of the year

The National Fenestration Awards have released their shortlist for 2018 and it’s great to see we have made the list for fabricator/manufacturer of the year. We pride ourselves on being one of the country’s leading window, door and conservatory manufacturers and feel proud to have been selected from amongst hundreds of nominees.  

Lancashire Trade Frames Completes BBA Transition Assessment

The British Board of Agrément (BBA) is a leading supplier of certification for fabricators operating in the glazing industry. Certification is both a badge demonstrating competence and an indicator of high professional standards. BBA certification requires fabricators to undergo an audit, and Lancashire Trade Frames has recently been through such a process with regard to […]

The brew that works wonders

No doubt, you’ll have heard of the Big Macmillan Coffee Morning (if not, where have you been these last few years?) It’s a simple idea, we get together for coffee and we use the occasion to raise a few pounds to support Macmillan’s amazing work supporting those with cancer. This year, the event is happening […]

What’s your asset investment strategy? Considered or bold?

To some, the investment we’ve made in new aluminium fabrication equipment over recent months will appear to be a bold move carrying a large element of risk, but I don’t agree with that viewpoint. Obviously, as MD of the business, I know the facts and I’d describe our move as “considered”. Believe me, there was […]

Introducing The Four Tops 

The composite doors that are topping the charts The world seems to be filled with composite doors –  vast choices, great colours and a huge range of glazing cassettes. But when it comes to placing an order, homeowners keep heading back to four key designs. We know why. Every one of these four smash-hit door […]

Window Safety

Let’s Be Proactive About Window Safety

A couple of weeks ago, The Glazine featured an article about window safety. Following a poll carried out by Mighton Products, two out of three businesses asked said they were in favour of raising awareness via a window safety week. A week of this nature is already well established in the USA and although the […]


When you’re supplying a frame, you can’t give it a U-value. It doesn’t matter how well insulated the frame is, that great big hole where the glass should be lets the wind blow in. The only way you can be sure is to buy a window – frame and sealed unit together. Then the calculations […]