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Green Homes: Has the Government missed a trick?

I will admit to being disappointed that the Government’s Green Homes Grant offers very limited opportunities for the glazing industry. I’ll go on to explain why I think they’ve missed a trick, but I do understand that the scheme is designed to support the move to carbon-neutral homes and if there’s sufficient take-up, it will […]

IMPRESSIVE LANTERN ROOFS NOW AVAILABLE

It’s no surprise that the demand for roof lanterns is huge right now. They not only make a stylish statement in a home or premises, but flood a room with natural light and heat – which keeps energy bills down. As the latest addition to our ever-expanding range, our incredible new aluminium lantern roof is […]

A double dose of good news, just when we need it

The thing about the Coronavirus outbreak, is that nobody quite knows how bad it’ll get, or who’ll be affected worse by it. And not just the virus itself that’s damaging, but the knock-on effects it has on businesses. So it was reassuring to see yesterday’s two big financial announcements. First it was the Bank of […]

February 2020 Newsletters

Please find below our Newsletters containing all that is new at Lancashire Trade Frames >>Let’s Talk Frames February <<  

“The aluminium market won’t be rushed” Mark Rowland, MD

The title of this piece is something I said a few days ago, and I stand by it, despite many who have been quoting figures to me of the growth rates in aluminium glazing. This market is moving at its own steady pace. Don’t get me wrong, I accept those growth rates. I agree wholeheartedly […]

Let’s big up the best

We believe that installers don’t get enough credit for the work they do. You work in all weathers, swiftly and with skill. You’re qualified, diligent, responsible and brilliant at problem solving. You make people’s homes warmer, safer, more secure and weatherproof. You transform the look and feel of all sizes of property, from the humblest […]

Manufacturing doesn’t need bosses. It needs leaders.

  Despite the horror story headlines, there is still a manufacturing sector in this country. Granted, it’s not what it was, but we live in a world where adaptability is essential and to resist every change is to go the way of the dinosaurs. Other sectors now provide over 90% of UK jobs and manufacturing […]