SPECTUS WINDOW SYSTEMS

STAFFORD PARK 6
TELFORD
SHROPSHIRE TF3 3AT

Tel: 01952 283377
Fax: 01952 283350

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Suppliers of: PVCU Windows for high rise buildings, reversible windows, sliding sash windows

Spectus Windows are a leading UK manufacturer of the widest range of PVCU windows, doors and curtain walling systems available to the in the UK specifier. Spectus Windows range includes PVCU windows for residential houses to high rise buildings.

Spectus have been working in the commercial sector for over thirty years. We’ve helped to deliver projects of all sizes and for all types of client. In fact, some 50,000 frames are made from Spectus products every single week. Our systems are complete and offer the range of choice needed to meet the requirements of diverse architectural styles and different building materials.

We’re trusted and respected, and we’re backed by the Epwin Group, a British business with almost 40 years’ experience in the manufacture of low-maintenance building products.

We’re strong advocates of a partnership approach, and will work with you to ensure that your project goes to plan. We have a dedicated specification team and some of the industry’s leading experts in PVC-U construction and materials. We have a network of highly-experienced and professional Approved Commercial Manufacturers, all fully up-to-speed and ready to support you.

Spectus Window Systems are high performance windows that when specified with triple glazing, satisfy the requirements of the Code for Sustainable Homes level 3 and meet the requirements of level 6 when specified with opening-out casement window. All Spectus windows have the highest available ’A’ rate for thermal efficiency. The Spectus range includes:

  • The Elite 70 - The Elite 70 is Spectus’s market leading profile and is our slimmer profile option. Elite 70 systems provide a comprehensive range of casement or Tilt & Turn windows. French, bi-Folding, patio doors and conservatory profiles are also available. The Elite range is available in a wide range of colours and backed with by a 10 year guarantee. Specifiers can choose either bevelled or ovolo profiles, 24mm - 44mm glazing and design features such as Georgian glazing bars. As they share the same common edge details, the Elite range can be installed seamlessly with other Spectus ranges.

  • Vertical Sliding Sash WindowsPVCU vertically sliding windows are a perfect window for period designed properties. With the option of a deep bottom rail and 128mm Front to Back dimension, they can also be the ideal replacement window for traditional timber box sash windows. Available in White, Cream and a range of woodgrains, the Spectus vertical sliding window can be specified with Georgian glazing bars and has a range of window cills. We also have a mechanically jointed option vertical slider within our range.
  • Fully Reversible WindowsIdeal for buildings where window cleaning would be difficult to achieve from outside, and ideally suited to high rise buildings. The Spectus fully reversible window is the safe and convenient solution. Fully compatible with the Elite 70 range, this reversible window is available triple glazed with the options of 2 or 3 weather seals. With attractive deep bevelled edges which incorporates advanced Aeroframe™ thermal wall technology, Spectus fully reversible windows are Certified to BES6001 and score additional points under the CODE for Sustainable Homes or BREEAM.
  • Curtain WallingSpectus PVCU curtain walling is a low maintenance and highly thermally efficient curtain walling system, that incorporates aluminium mullions. Available in a range of colours and compatible with most Spectus glazing.
  • Sliding Patio Doors & Bi Folding DoorsetsSpectus sliding patio doors and bi folding doorsets are available in a range of sizes and can be configured to include up to seven panels. Fabricated to PAS23 levels and fitted with high security multi point locks. All doorsets are available in a range of colours and seamlessly incorporate with other Spectus systems.
  • Window Formers & Cavity ClosersFor a perfect fit and ease of installation, the Spectus Former provides a guaranteed size of aperture for windows and external doors. Eliminating the guesswork from bricklaying, they allow for later installation of glazing and are available in a variety of widths with standard and check reveal options.

Technical Support

Spectus provide construction professionals a nationwide technical support service and our website provides detailed CAD drawings, scheme drawings and wind-loading calculations.

Useful Resources:

Further technical information is available in the BPi download library or on the Spectus website.

These files are provided by the manufacturer. While Building Products Index takes every care to ensure the information is correct and up to date, we cannot be held liable for any out of date or incorrect information in them. Please check with the supplier before specifying or purchasing products.

01. Spectus Specification Version 8
Specification across the entire Spectus window, door and curtain walling range including building regulation adivce, etc

Published [22/03/18]File size [8501 KB]

03. Spectus Flush Tilt and Turn brochure
FLUSH TILT AND TURN WINDOW

Published [29/03/18]File size [3045 KB]

04. Spectus Commercial Support Services Brochure
commercial window and doors, reasons to specify Spectus, technical support, CAD designs, dwg files, building regulations,

Published [22/03/18]File size [6293 KB]

05. Spectus Vertical Slider Window Brochure

Published [29/03/18]File size [2037 KB]

06. Spectus Window Fully Reversible Window
Windows for High rise Buildings PVCU UPVC, areoframe, PAS 24, Thermal performance

Published [22/03/18]File size [6169 KB]

07. Spectus Chase the rainbows
Colour foil range

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08. Spectus 2-part cill
Easy to install, fit onsite, on-going maintenance challenges overcome

Published [29/03/18]File size [4560 KB]

09. Spectus Ancillary Range
window accessories, Georgian bars, Sash horns, Arched head kits, Mouldings, Cills, Frame Packers, thresholds, Fixing lugs, Riser blocks, Glazing platforms, Meeting-rail end caps, Threshold connectors, Cockspur wedges, Cavity-locking blocks, Drip-bar end caps.

Published [27/03/18]File size [1600 KB]

10. Spectus Window Your Perfect PVC U Partner
WINDOWS | CONSERVATORIES | DOORS

Published [16/01/17]File size [3192 KB]

11. Spectus Window Hardware Range
PVCU window latches

Published [16/01/17]File size [7066 KB]

12. Spectus Window Systems RCM Brochure
Thermal Insert Frames

Published [16/01/17]File size [7104 KB]

Spectus Vinyl Plus Verified
VinylPlus is the renewed ten-year Voluntary Commitment of the European PVC industry. The programme establishes a long-term framework for the sustainable development of the industry by tackling a number of critical challenges, in the EU-28, Norway and Switzerland.

Published [16/04/18]File size [51 KB]

These files are provided by the manufacturer. While Building Products Index takes every care to ensure the information is correct and up to date, we cannot be held liable for any out of date or incorrect information in them. Please check with the supplier before specifying or purchasing products.

Casement Windows
PVC-u Spectus Casement window.Casement Windows are a very familiar style of window, with outwards opening panes hinged at the top or side. Our window systems can be used to make almost any size or shape of casement window with a combination of fixed and opening panes to suit.All of our frames are slim, but very strong, and there’s a choice of a classic, bevelled shape or the gentle curve of an ovolo profile. We use impact-resistant PVC-U and multi-chambered sections for insulation. Discreet, permanently-bonded gaskets protect against the weather and multipoint locks provide security for your home Unplasticized polyvinylchloride (PVC-U) window units

Published [15/04/19]

Flush Casement Windows
PVC-u double side hung open out flush casement window.Spectus flush casement windows mimic the traditional appearance of period properties, whilst offering superb energy efficiency and lower heating bills.They offer the perfect solution for planners in areas protected by conservation orders looking for a flush ‘sash’ casement that replicates the 19th century timber window design, whilst offering modern features and benefits. The simple lines and proportions also mean it has masses of potential even in more modern buildings.Available Options:- Double Side Hung- Fixed Over Fixed_Fixed Over Fixed- Fixed Over Side Hung_Fixed Over Side Hung- Fixed Over Side Hung- Fixed Over Top Hung_Fixed Over Top Hung- Fixed Over Top Hung- Side Hung_Fixed_Side Hung- Side Hung_Fixed- Side Hung- Side Hung French- Side Hung Over Fixed_Fixed Over Fixed_Side Hung Over Fixed- Side Hung Over Fixed_Fixed Over Fixed- Side Hung Over Fixed_Side Hung Over Fixed- Side Hung Over Fixed- Top Hung- Top Hung Over Fixed- Top Hung Over Side Hung_Fixed Over Fixed_Top Hung Over Side Hung Unplasticized polyvinylchloride (PVC-U) window units

Published [15/04/19]

Flush Tilt-Turn Window System
Spectus Tilt & Turn windows have a dual opening action and are available in Elite 70 and Elite 63. The windows are provided with all round locking, internally glazed, open-in, providing good security and weather tightness. The tilt before turn operation provides improved child safety and the ability to carry out internal and external cleaning without the risk, making it practically suitable in high-rise applications.Spectus Tilt & Turn windows have a dual opening action and are available in Elite 70 and Elite 63. The windows are provided with all round locking, internally glazed, open-in, providing good security and weather tightness. The tilt before turn operation provides improved child safety and the ability to carry out internal and external cleaning without the risk, making it practically suitable in high-rise applications.The download includes the following window styles -- Single openig - Double Opening - Fixed Bottom Top Opening - Opeing Bottom Fixed Top - LHS Fixed with RHS Opening - Triple Opening - Double Opening on Top Double Fixed Bottom - Tripe Top Opening on Top Triple Fixed Bottom Unplasticized polyvinylchloride (PVC-U) window units

Published [15/04/19]

Spectus Window Systems - Fully Reversible 70mm Window System
Especially designed for medium to high-rise and inaccessible locations, the Spectus fully reversible window will revolutionise the industry with its innovative Aeroframe™ thermal wall technology and its striking deep bevelled appearance. Designed with five chambers in all profiles and fully compatible with Elite 70 suite, it can also incorporate triple seals to maximise thermal performance. The Spectus fully reversible windows is the perfect combination of optimised thermal performance and outstanding aesthetics.Especially designed for medium to high-rise and inaccessible locations, the Spectus fully reversible window will revolutionise the industry with its innovative Aeroframe™ thermal wall technology and its striking deep bevelled appearance.After extensive market research, our new fully reversible window has been manufactured using low carbon technology. Designed with five chambers in all profiles and fully compatible with Elite 70 suite, it can also incorporate triple seals to maximise thermal performance. The Spectus fully reversible windows is the perfect combination of optimised thermal performance and outstanding aesthetics Windows

Published [15/04/19]

Vertical Sliding Window
Ideal for new-build, restoration and commercial premises the new vertical sliding window system combine all the benefits and functionality of modern materials with the classic good looks of an authentic sash window design with Ovolo finishing. This makes it a breeze to incorporate into period designs and is particularly well suited for developments in conservation areas.Spectus' market leading Vertical Slider combines all the benefits of high performing modern materials and functionality with period character and design. Advanced technology and traditional design come together to create the perfect solution for period properties.The PVC-U vertical sliding sash window, with tilt option, revives a classic look that is perennially popular amongst consumers. The use of modern materials makes them more thermally efficient than older sash window designs, whilst A grade and A+ grade green ratings makes them suitable for projects where environmental concerns are a priority. The tilt-in facility makes them easy to clean, while the 128mm front-to-back dimension makes the system perfectly suited for traditional timber box sash replacement projects. A wider cill option is also available.This download contains the Vertical Sliding Window. Windows

Published [15/04/19]

ADHESIVES FOR DIFFERENT PRODUCTS PVC-u .
CAVITY CLOSERS AGREMENT CERTIFICATE HOLDERS .
CAVITY CLOSERS Door Openings .
CAVITY CLOSERS Insulated .
CAVITY CLOSERS Insulated AGREMENT CERTIFICATE HOLDERS
CAVITY CLOSERS Insulated DPC Combined
CAVITY CLOSERS Insulated Fire Resistant Building Regs Part L
CAVITY CLOSERS Insulated Subframe Combined
CAVITY CLOSERS Window Openings .
CILLS PVC-u .
CONSERVATORIES PVC-u .
CONSERVATORIES PVC-u Edwardian
CONSERVATORIES PVC-u Georgian
CONSERVATORIES PVC-u Traditional Lean-To Sunlounge
CONSERVATORIES PVC-u Victorian
CURTAIN WALLING Glazed .
CURTAIN WALLING Low Rise Facade Low Rise
CURTAIN WALLING PVC-u Clad Aluminium .
CURTAIN WALLING PVC-u Clad Steel .Thermally Broken
CURTAIN WALLING Refurbishment .
CURTAIN WALLING School Refurbishment .
CURTAIN WALLING Thermally Broken Aluminium Frame, PVC-u Clad .
CURTAIN WALLING Window Units PVC-u .
CURTAIN WALLING UNITS Aluminium PVC-u Clad .
CURTAIN WALLING UNITS Double Glazed .
CURTAIN WALLING UNITS Glazed .
CURTAIN WALLING UNITS PVC-u .
CURTAIN WALLING UNITS PVC-u Coloured
DOOR Panels .
DOOR Panels uPVC Doors Decorative Designs
DOOR FRAME Formers Cavity Closers
DOOR FRAMES PVC-u .
DOOR FURNITURE Composite Doors .
DOOR KNOCKERS .
DOOR NUMERALS . .
DOOR PLATES Numeral Plates Individual Numbers
DOOR THRESHOLDS . See Also THRESHOLDS
DOORS COMMERCIAL PVC-u .
DOORS COMMERCIAL PVC-u Purpose Made
DOORS COMMERCIAL PVC-u Secured By Design
DOORS DOMESTIC Apartments Flats
DOORS DOMESTIC Foil Woodgrain Effect Faced .
DOORS DOMESTIC Low Energy Passive House Standards Passivhaus Certified
DOORS DOMESTIC Purpose Made Bespoke
DOORS DOMESTIC BI-FOLD Concertina Multifold (Folding/Sliding/Stacking) PVC-u
DOORS DOMESTIC BI-FOLD Concertina Multifold (Folding/Sliding/Stacking) PVC-u Glazed
DOORS DOMESTIC COMPOSITE . .
DOORS DOMESTIC COMPOSITE BS 6375 Part 1 Class C (Severe) Part 2
DOORS DOMESTIC COMPOSITE Doc L .
DOORS DOMESTIC COMPOSITE Exterior Front Doors .
DOORS DOMESTIC COMPOSITE Glazed .
DOORS DOMESTIC COMPOSITE Low Threshold DDA Applictions EQUALITY ACT DOC M Part M
DOORS DOMESTIC COMPOSITE PAS 23 and 24 .
DOORS DOMESTIC COMPOSITE Purpose Made .
DOORS DOMESTIC COMPOSITE Secured by Design .
DOORS DOMESTIC COMPOSITE Timber Appearance .
DOORS DOMESTIC ENTRANCE Composite .See Also DOORS DOMESTIC COMPOSITE:
DOORS DOMESTIC ENTRANCE Double .
DOORS DOMESTIC ENTRANCE Double Front Door .
DOORS DOMESTIC ENTRANCE Fibreglass .
DOORS DOMESTIC ENTRANCE Ovolo Bevelled Finish
DOORS DOMESTIC ENTRANCE PVC-u .
DOORS DOMESTIC ENTRANCE PVC-u Side Screen Window Light .
DOORS DOMESTIC ENTRANCE Side Screen Combined Glazed BS 6262
DOORS DOMESTIC FOLDING PVC-u .
DOORS DOMESTIC GLASS Glass/PVC-u Frame (Hinged) .
DOORS DOMESTIC PVC-u . .
DOORS DOMESTIC PVC-u BS 6375 Part 1 Part 2
DOORS DOMESTIC PVC-u BS 7412 .
DOORS DOMESTIC PVC-u BS 7950 .
DOORS DOMESTIC PVC-u Coloured Foil Finish .
DOORS DOMESTIC PVC-u Coloured Foil Finish RAL-GZ716/1 Part 7 RAL 7038,7016, 8022,5007,6000,
DOORS DOMESTIC PVC-u Coloured RAL .
DOORS DOMESTIC PVC-u Decorative Panelled .
DOORS DOMESTIC PVC-u Double Glazed BS 6262 .
DOORS DOMESTIC PVC-u Emergency Exit .
DOORS DOMESTIC PVC-u Glass Panelled .
DOORS DOMESTIC PVC-u Open Out .
DOORS DOMESTIC PVC-u Purpose Made .
DOORS DOMESTIC PVC-u Replacement .
DOORS DOMESTIC PVC-u Side Screen Window Element .
DOORS DOMESTIC PVC-u Social Housing .
DOORS DOMESTIC PVC-u Steel Reinforced .
DOORS DOMESTIC PVC-u Woodgrain Finish .
DOORS DOMESTIC SECURITY Secured by Design .
DOORS DOMESTIC STEEL Steel Faced Steel Core Secured By Design
DOORS DOMESTIC STEEL Steel Faced Steel Core Secured By Design PAS 23 PAS 24
DOORSETS PVC-u Frame .
DOUBLE GLAZING Units: BS 6262
DOUBLE GLAZING Units: Georgian
DOUBLE GLAZING Units: Insulating BS 1279
DOUBLE GLAZING Units: Leaded Lights
DOUBLE GLAZING Units: Patterned
EMERGENCY EXIT DOORS Panic Exits Door and Hardware
FASCIA BOARDS . See Also FASCIAS:
FASCIAS Bullnose .
FASCIAS PVC-u Traditional Profile Bullnose
FASCIAS PVC-u Traditional Profile Ogee
FASCIAS PVC-u Traditonal Profile
FIXING Pins Polymer Headed
FIXINGS For PVC-u .
FRENCH CASEMENT DOORS Domestic .
FRENCH CASEMENT DOORS Domestic PAS 23 and 24
FRENCH CASEMENT DOORS Domestic PVC-u
FRENCH CASEMENT DOORS Domestic PVC-u Coloured, Foil Finish
FRENCH CASEMENT DOORS Domestic PVC-u Open Out
FRENCH CASEMENT DOORS Domestic PVC-u Purpose Made
FRENCH CASEMENT DOORS Domestic PVC-u Social Housing
FRENCH CASEMENT DOORS Domestic PVC-u Woodgrain Finish
HINGES Flag .
HINGES Window .
HINGES Window Friction
LOCKS Cylinder Bump Resistant
LOCKS Cylinder EN 1303
LOCKS French Door .
LOCKS Patio Door .
LOCKS Window .
LOCKS Window Deadlock Shootbolt
LOCKS Window Espagnolette Combined
LOCKS Window Handle Combined
LOCKS Window PVC-u Frame
PATIO DOORS SLIDING DOMESTIC . .
PATIO DOORS SLIDING DOMESTIC Five Panel .
PATIO DOORS SLIDING DOMESTIC Four Panel .
PATIO DOORS SLIDING DOMESTIC Glazing: Double .
PATIO DOORS SLIDING DOMESTIC Kit Form .
PATIO DOORS SLIDING DOMESTIC Mobility Low Threshold
PATIO DOORS SLIDING DOMESTIC PVC-u .
PATIO DOORS SLIDING DOMESTIC PVC-u Bi-Fold Concertina Folding
PATIO DOORS SLIDING DOMESTIC PVC-u Frame .
PATIO DOORS SLIDING DOMESTIC PVC-u Frame Woodgrain Finish .
PATIO DOORS SLIDING DOMESTIC PVC-u Inline Sliding .
PATIO DOORS SLIDING DOMESTIC PVC-u Metallic Foil Finish .
PATIO DOORS SLIDING DOMESTIC PVC-u Multipoint Locking .
PATIO DOORS SLIDING DOMESTIC PVC-u Purpose Made .
PATIO DOORS SLIDING DOMESTIC PVC-u Social Housing .
PATIO DOORS SLIDING DOMESTIC PVC-u Woodgrain Finish .
SOFFIT BOARDS . .
SOFFIT BOARDS Pre-Vented .
THRESHOLDS Low Profile .
THRESHOLDS Mobility .
THRESHOLDS Part M .
WINDOW ESPAGNOLETTES Lockable .
WINDOW FITTINGS . .
WINDOW FITTINGS Ancillaries, Components PVC-U Windows
WINDOW FORMERS Cavity Closer Combined .
WINDOW FORMERS Cavity Closer Combined AGREMENT CERTIFICATE HOLDERS
WINDOW FORMERS Insulated .
WINDOW FORMERS PVC-u .
WINDOW FORMERS PVC-u AGREMENT CERTIFICATE HOLDERS
WINDOW FORMERS Window Frame Formers See Also CAVITY CLOSERS: Window Openings
WINDOW FRAMES PVC-u .
WINDOW FRAMES PVC-u Recycled
WINDOW PROFILES PVC-u .
WINDOW PROFILES PVC-u BS 6375
WINDOW PROFILES PVC-u BS EN 12608 Kitemarked
WINDOW PROFILES PVC-u Recycled Post-Consumer Waste Material
WINDOW RESTRICTORS . .
WINDOW RESTRICTORS Child Restrictors .
WINDOW RESTRICTORS Locking .
WINDOW SILLS See Also CILLS: .
WINDOW SUBFRAMES Cavity Closer Combined .
WINDOW SUBFRAMES Cavity Closer Combined AGREMENT CERTIFICATE HOLDERS
WINDOW SUBFRAMES Cavity Closer Combined Insulated
WINDOW SUBFRAMES PVC-u Cavity Closer Combined
WINDOW VENTILATORS . .
WINDOW VENTILATORS Slot .
WINDOWS: COMMERCIAL Burglar Resistant PAS 24
WINDOWS: COMMERCIAL Casement .
WINDOWS: COMMERCIAL Facade Systems .
WINDOWS: COMMERCIAL Horizontal Pivot .
WINDOWS: COMMERCIAL Inward Opening .
WINDOWS: COMMERCIAL PVC-u .
WINDOWS: COMMERCIAL PVC-u BES 6001 Responsible Sourcing Standard .
WINDOWS: COMMERCIAL PVC-u PAS 24:2012 .
WINDOWS: COMMERCIAL PVC-u Purpose Made .
WINDOWS: COMMERCIAL Reversible Fully Reversible
WINDOWS: COMMERCIAL Side Hung .
WINDOWS: COMMERCIAL Tilt and Turn .
WINDOWS: COMMERCIAL Triple Glazed .
WINDOWS: MISCELLANEOUS High Rise Buildings .
WINDOWS: PVC-U 100% Recycled PVC-U .
WINDOWS: PVC-u AGREMENT CERTIFICATE HOLDERS .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Arched .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Bay .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Bay Reversible
WINDOWS: PVC-u BES 6001 Responsible Sourcing Standard .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Bevelled Glass Design .
WINDOWS: PVC-u BS 6375 .
WINDOWS: PVC-u BS 6375 Part 1 .
WINDOWS: PVC-u BS 7412 .
WINDOWS: PVC-u BS 7950 Enhanced Security .
WINDOWS: PVC-u BS EN 12608 Kitemarked .
WINDOWS: PVC-u BS EN 12608: 2003 .
WINDOWS: PVC-u BS EN14351-1 CE Marked .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Bullseye .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Casement .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Casement Flush Sash
WINDOWS: PVC-u Casement Security
WINDOWS: PVC-u Casement Sliding Sash Appearance (Dummy Sash)
WINDOWS: PVC-u Chamfered Profile .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Circular .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Code for Sustainable Homes Levels 1-6 .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Coloured .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Coloured Foil Finish
WINDOWS: PVC-u Coloured Foil Finish Woodgrain Effect
WINDOWS: PVC-u Coloured RAL Colours
WINDOWS: PVC-u Contract Range .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Domestic .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Double Glazed .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Double Glazed Low E
WINDOWS: PVC-u DWER (Domestic Window Energy Rating) Class A / A Rated
WINDOWS: PVC-U DWER (Domestic Window Energy Rating) Class A+ / A+ Rated
WINDOWS: PVC-U DWER (Domestic Window Energy Rating) Class A++ / A++ Rated
WINDOWS: PVC-u DWER (Domestic Window Energy Rating) Class B / B Rated
WINDOWS: PVC-u DWER (Domestic Window Energy Rating) Class C / C Rated
WINDOWS: PVC-u Factory Glazed .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Fire Escape Fire Egress
WINDOWS: PVC-u Fixed .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Fixed Lights .
WINDOWS: PVC-u French Casement .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Fully Reversible .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Fully Reversible Security PAS 24
WINDOWS: PVC-u Georgian Bar .
WINDOWS: PVC-u High Security Hardware .
WINDOWS: PVC-U Insulated Frame RCM (Recycled Composite Material) Frame Inserts
WINDOWS: PVC-u Inward Opening .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Kitemarked .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Lancet .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Means of Escape .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Multi Light .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Non-Standard Sizes .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Ovolo Bead .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Passivhaus Insulation Standards Passivhaus Certified Low Energy (Passive House)
WINDOWS: PVC-u Pivot .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Purpose Made Bespoke and Custom Designs .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Purpose Made Bespoke and Custom Designs Commercial
WINDOWS: PVC-u Purpose Made Bespoke and Custom Designs Domestic
WINDOWS: PVC-u Purpose Made Bespoke and Custom Designs Industrial
WINDOWS: PVC-u RCM (Recycled Composite Material) Reinforced .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Recycled Post-Consumer Waste Material .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Replacement .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Reversible .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Sash Window Appearance Dummy Sash
WINDOWS: PVC-u Secured by Design .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Security .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Security PAS 23 and 24
WINDOWS: PVC-u Security PAS 24
WINDOWS: PVC-u Sheltered Accommodation .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Side Hung .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Sliding .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Sliding Sash .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Slim Profile .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Social Housing .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Special Shapes .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Steel Reinforced .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Systems .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Systems BRE Green Guide A+ Rating
WINDOWS: PVC-u Tilt and Turn .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Tilt and Turn Childproof Lock
WINDOWS: PVC-U Tilt and Turn Flush
WINDOWS: PVC-u Tilt and Turn Purpose Made
WINDOWS: PVC-u Tilt and Turn Secured By Design
WINDOWS: PVC-u Top Hung .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Top Swing .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Traditional Styling Appearance
WINDOWS: PVC-u Triple Glazed .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Ventilator Incorporated Trickle Ventilation Night Time Ventilator Ventilation
WINDOWS: PVC-u Vertical Sliding .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Vertically Sliding Sash .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Woodgrain Finish .
WINDOWS: PVC-u Woodgrain Finish Antique Oak
WINDOWS: PVC-u Woodgrain Finish Coloured
WINDOWS: PVC-u Woodgrain Finish Rosewood
AEROFRAME Thermal Barriers
ASHFORD Door Handles
BALMORAL Door Handles
BERKELEY Door and Window Canopies
CANTERBURY ANDROMEDA Decorative Door Panels
CANTERBURY ORION Decorative Door Panels
CANTERBURY SPARKLE Decorative Door Panels
CASTLEDENE Door Canopies
CHELTENHAM Door Canopies
CHICHESTER AURIGA Decorative Door Panels
CHICHESTER CASSIOPEIA Decorative Door Panels
CONISTON Decorative Door Panels
CONISTON SCORPIOUS Decorative Door Panels
ECOSPEC PVCu Windows
ECOSPEC Recycled PVCu Window Frames
ELITE 63 PVCu Windows
ELITE 70 PVCu Profiles
ETON BLUE RIBAND Decorative Door Panels
ETON CARINA Decorative Door Panels
FAB Window Handles
FIFE GLAZED PVCu Doors
FLEXI ROOFS GRP Flat Roofs
GAINSBOROUGH MILLENIUM Decorative Door Panels
GAINSBOROUGH ROYAL CLUSTER Decorative Door Panels
GAINSBOROUGH TUCANA Decorative Door Panels
HARDEX Door Symbols, House Numerals, Letter Plates
KENDAL PVCu Doors
KENDAL LACERTA Decorative Door Panels
KENDAL MISTRAL Decorative Door Panels
KENDAL PERSEUS Decorative Door Panels
KESWICK CLASSIC CLUSTER Decorative Door Panels
LINCOLN PVCu Doors
LINCOLN BLUE DIAMOND Decorative Door Panels
LOCKMASTER Multipoint Locks
MACO (SUPPLIER) Security Hardware for Windows and Doors
MACO MACH II Window Locks
NEXUS (SUPPLIER) Hinges
NORMAN Decorative Door Panels
PADDOCK (SUPPLIER) Security Hardware for Windows and Doors
RICHMOND Door and Window Canopies
RIPLEY Door Canopies
ROCKINGHAM Door Canopies
SECURISTYLE (SUPPLIER) Security Hardware for Windows and Doors
SHERBOURNE Door Canopies
SPECTRUM Decorative Door Panels
SPECTUS SAFEWARE Security Hardware for Windows and Doors
STAFFORD Door Canopies
TAMWORTH Door Canopies
TITON (SUPPLIER) Air Vents
TROJAN (SUPPLIER) Door Handles
VINYLPLUS Product Certification Systems
VINYLVERIFIED Product Certification Systems
WARWICK Door Canopies
YALE (SUPPLIER) Cylinder Locks
YORK 1 GLAZED PVCu Doors
YORK SEEBERG PVCu Doors

SPECTUS AND WORSLEY GLASS HELP TRANSFORM MANCHESTER’S WILBURN BASIN

April 2019

SPECTUS AND WORSLEY GLASS HELP TRANSFORM MANCHESTER’S WILBURN BASIN AND CREATE NEARLY 500 HOMES

Wilburn Basin is a brand new high-quality housing development of nearly 500 homes in four blocks ranging from 8 to 21 storeys sited around the historic River Irwell Basin, Manchester. It offers an attractive waterside setting to residents yet is within a short walking distance of the city centre.

The main contractor Renaker specified PVC-U for the windows and doors because of its ability to deliver the aesthetics, performance and U values needed within the budget required. With a total of 1,200 windows, including stacked/ribbon windows, plus 440 sets of French doors needed, the contract was a demanding one. The specifications were exacting too, with high levels of acoustic glazing required on elevations that were located next to busy roads into the city centre, the railway line and a retail park. The high rise nature of some of the buildings meant that complex wind load calculations were needed to ensure the products met current standards.

Main contractor Renaker awarded the contract to manufacture and install the windows and doors to longstanding Spectus customer Worsley Glass. The two companies had worked together on previous projects and Renaker knew Worsley Glass had the quality and experience to deliver what was needed on time and on budget.

Worsley Glass manufactured the windows using the Spectus Elite 70 system and used an Anthracite Grey (RAL 7016) Smooth on White foil finish. The windows offered an overall U value of 1.2 W/m² and the company achieved the high dB ratings needed to meet the specifications by using acoustic laminate glass backed with different thicknesses of low e glass.

Worsley Glass has worked with Spectus for over ten years and Anthony Kilbourn of Worsley praises Spectus’ approach. “They’ve got market-leading products and their levels of service, including in stock foils and twice-a-week deliveries, really help our business. We enlisted their help on this project to undertake the wind load calculations and advise on the products needed to meet the requirements, as well as with the calculations and coupling specifications needed on the stacked/ribbon windows.”

The project took two years and the finished result has transformed the Wilburn Basin area and regenerated a formerly run-down area of land close to Manchester city centre. The Anthracite Grey window frames combined with the dark red brick used in the build provide a stunning visual finish that evoke the area’s industrial past yet are still strikingly modern. Anthony concludes: “The buildings are in a very high profile location coming into Manchester and we’re delighted with the way they look.”

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Cliff House, Felixstowe - Spectus windows help transform iconic hotel into luxury seafront apartments

March 2019

Specialist Spectus fabricator Mercury Glazing has manufactured and supplied 204 windows for the sympathetic landmark refurbishment of Cliff House, an iconic former hotel in Felixstowe, into 24 one and two-bedroom luxury seaside apartments.

Working with main contractor and developer Dragon Wood Homes, the twelve-month project involved Mercury undertaking the manufacture and supply of 204 bespoke windows, which included a mixture of arched top vertical sliders, bowed vertical sliders, circular windows and standard vertical sliders. The windows were manufactured from Spectus’ vertical sliding and Elite 70 window systems and were produced in white woodgrain foil finish on both sides.

Originally constructed in 1906 as a prestigious 100 room cliffside hotel, Cliff House sits in a conservation area. It meant the restoration needed to be as sympathetic as possible and maintain its original features, including its sash windows.

Paul Whyman of Dragon Wood Homes said: “The age of the building and differing window styles meant we needed to work with a fabrication partner who could deliver bespoke energy-efficient windows that also achieved the right balance from a conservation point of view. Mercury Glazing are an established specialist fabricator and their products, combined with the cutting-edge technology delivered by Spectus, more than met these exacting standards. The quality of the products is superb and we are delighted with the overall high quality result.”

Carmen Velilla, Brand Manager at Spectus, said: “The Spectus Vertical Slider is renowned in the industry for its ability to combine outstanding heritage aesthetics with modern day thermal efficiency and security. In Cliff House we can see this on a grand scale. We were delighted to work alongside Mercury and Dragon Wood Homes to give this beautiful building a new lease of life.”

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