19 sliding sash windows renovated at 17th-century mansion by Ventrolla

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Ventrolla has successfully completed a £16,000 renovation project at Umberslade Hall, a 17th-century mansion in the Warwickshire village of Tanworth in Arden.

A total of 19 wooden sash windows and three wooden doors were renovated at the former family home, which has now been converted into office space and a number of residential apartments.

Ventrolla was brought in by Touchstone Consultants to work on the ground floor of the building, now home to Umberslade Corporate Management.

The conditions of the sashes varied, with a number of sills being completely rotten. At first, Touchstone wanted the sashes to be replaced, but Ventrolla convinced them that renovation was actually a more cost-effective approach. Simon Hateley, Project Manager for Touchstone, said:

“Initially we thought we would have to replace all the sashes, but Ventrolla worked on a single test window to show the quality of finish achievable through renovation and we were very impressed.”

“Replacement windows would have been costly as well as time consuming to install and as the office was still operational the project needed to be completed quickly and effectively. We are extremely pleased with the service Ventrolla provided.”

Work on the windows was part of a greater £170,000 phased renovation scheme of Umberslade Hall, with the aim of restoring it to its former glory.

Ventrolla offers a bespoke renovation service for timber sliding sash and casement windows. Its unique  Perimeter Sealing System significantly improves the window’s performance and energy efficiency.

Restoring Heritage: Ventrolla Renovates Timber Windows at Umberslade Hall

Preserving the architectural heritage of historic buildings is a delicate yet vital task, requiring expertise, dedication, and a deep understanding of craftsmanship. Umberslade Hall, a magnificent estate steeped in history, recently underwent a significant restoration project to ensure its timeless charm endures for generations to come. At the heart of this endeavour was Ventrolla, a renowned name in the field of timber window renovation, whose meticulous work has breathed new life into the hall’s distinctive features.

A Legacy of Elegance

Umberslade Hall, nestled amidst the picturesque landscapes of Warwickshire, stands as a testament to centuries of English architectural prowess. With its origins dating back to the 16th century, the hall has witnessed the ebb and flow of history, bearing witness to tales of grandeur and resilience. Its timber windows, an integral part of its character, had weathered the passage of time, bearing the marks of age and neglect.

Preservation Through Renovation

Recognizing the importance of preserving Umberslade Hall’s architectural integrity, the custodians of the estate embarked on a restoration journey, seeking out experts who could revive its faded glory. Ventrolla emerged as the natural choice, renowned for its proficiency in renovating and restoring timber windows with unparalleled precision and care.

Craftsmanship Unmatched

Ventrolla’s approach to the renovation of Umberslade Hall’s timber windows was characterised by a blend of traditional craftsmanship and modern innovation. Meticulous attention was paid to every detail, from the selection of sustainable materials to the execution of intricate repairs. Skilled artisans painstakingly restored each window frame, breathing new life into the hall’s facade while preserving its historical authenticity.

Preserving Heritage, Sustaining Future

Beyond the aesthetic enhancement, Ventrolla’s restoration of Umberslade Hall’s timber windows holds deeper significance. By breathing new life into these architectural gems, the project ensures the preservation of a tangible link to the past, enriching the cultural tapestry of the local community. Moreover, the use of sustainable practices underscores Ventrolla’s commitment to environmental stewardship, ensuring that the legacy of Umberslade Hall endures for generations to come.

A Timeless Transformation

The completion of the timber window renovation project at Umberslade Hall marks not just the restoration of a historic landmark but a celebration of craftsmanship, heritage, and the enduring spirit of preservation. Ventrolla’s dedication to excellence has revitalised the hall’s facade, allowing its timeless elegance to shine once more against the backdrop of Warwickshire’s rolling countryside.

Looking Ahead

As Umberslade Hall embarks on its next chapter, the legacy of its timber windows stands as a testament to the enduring value of preservation. Thanks to the meticulous work of Ventrolla, this architectural jewel will continue to inspire awe and admiration for years to come, reminding us of the importance of safeguarding our heritage for future generations to cherish and enjoy.

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