Summer residence of George III in the late 18th Century. Grade II Listed.
Sash window and timber restoration project
Dorset Heritage are specialists in the repair, replacement and refurbishment of timber sash and casement windows and doors. We are also experienced in providing quality building and property maintenance services, including Project Management, building conversions and renovations, bespoke joinery and carpentry, decking, roofing, plumbing and more.
The Customs House, Weymouth Quay
Operating from our Joinery Workshop in Weymouth, Dorset Heritage have been responsible for sash window and period timber restoration projects, building projects and property maintenance contracts, on some of the most iconic listed buildings on the World Heritage Jurassic Coast, including Gloucester Lodge – the summer residence of George III in the late 18th Century – the seafront Prince Regent Hotel, and The Customs House on Weymouth’s historic harbourside.
Our window services include smaller repairs such as cord replacement, draught-proofing, repairs to damaged and rotten timber, double-glazing and secondary glazing, full refurbishment and complete replacement with matching windows manufactured in our joinery workshop. Dorset Heritage provides a comprehensive, expert service to homeowners and landlords, hotels, and commercial clients.
Dorset Heritage typically work on listed buildings where the preservation of the design, materials and historical heritage is paramount, although we are equally adept working on more modern properties. We have extensive experience of working with the local authorities on heritage and conservation assets, and are happy to undertake applications and negotiations for Listed Building Consent, or for work in conservation areas, on behalf of our clients
Lansdowne Lodge, Rodwell
Dorset Heritage were contracted for the window, door and timber restoration of this derelict period manor house in a sensitive conservation area
We are always happy to consult with prospective clients without any obligation – we strive to be very approachable, providing clear and honest advice.
Sash Window Replacement & Refurbishment & Building Services in Grade II Listed Hotel
Replacement and Refurbishment of timber windows in Grade II Listed conversion
What insurance cover does Dorset Heritage have?
Dorset Heritage Ltd is comprehensively insured for public, product and employer liability, giving our customers peace of mind. Our current insurance policy is underwritten by Towergate.
How do I know my timber windows will not rot?
The materials Dorset Heritage use are dependent on specification, but as standard we use top quality materials. The timber we use as standard for exterior work, such as making windows, is Accoya, which is gauranteed against rot for 50 years, and is more dimensionally stable even than teak. We source glazing products usually from Pilkington Glass, who offer warranties on their products. We are happy to discuss details of all materials with our clients on individual projects to ensure the specification is agreed and understood.
Do you have a Health & Safety Policy?
Yes, Dorset Heritage Ltd has a Health and Safety Policy which is reviewed regularly. All members of our team are regularly updated with our policy to ensure understanding. Risk Asseessments are carried out prior to the commencement of work to minimise the risk to our customers, their families or employees, the public. and our employees.
Do I need Planning Consent?
We are happy to advise you on the need for Planning Consent or Listed Building Consent, and if you wish, manage the whole process for you, from pre-application advice, full application and negotiations, to gaining the required consent. It is important to know that any alterations to listed buildings require consent from the Lacal Authority, even changing the colour of your paint!! But the application is free.
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Tradecroft Industrial Estate
92 Rodwell Avenue