Bison Frames has just completed the installation of 19 windows and a set of French doors in a period cottage in Somerset. The project was a particularly interesting one for the company because of the way it came about. The owners of the cottage in Isle Brewers in Somerset needed to replace their home’s ageing Crittall windows. The couple wanted the replacement windows to have truly authentic aesthetics but also to have all the benefits of low maintenance and thermal efficiency. The couple started to research the market and came across Bison Frames’ trade website, www.bisonframes.co.uk.Mark Tetley at Bison Frames takes.
RAISES MONEY FOR MADI FUNDRAISING AT BAKEWELL CARNIVAL Leading trade fabricator Bison Frames team took Bakewell Carnival by storm recently with a show stopping appearance as comedy legends Only Fools and Horses’ Del Boy, Rodney & Uncle Albert. Dressed as Batman and Robin and complete with a bright yellow Robin Regal Supervan, they were the spitting image of the iconic scene from the sitcom. Martyn Haworth (Uncle Albert) from Bison Frames said, “We had a blast! And won a trophy to boot. It was great to see so many people there and our collection team received around £500 in donations,.
Leading trade fabricator Bison Frames has just announced that Ian Hedley has joined the company as Production Manager.Mark Tetley, Bison’s Director, said, “We are delighted to welcome Ian to the team. He has a wealth of experience and is just the sort of skilled, innovative and enthusiastic person that’s the perfect fit for us.” In a further personnel update Bison has announced that Gavin Turner has been promoted to Works Manager. Mark said, “We believe in rewarding excellence. Gavin is a key member of our team and his expertise and knowledge of our processes will be invaluable going forward.”The appointment and.
Trade fabricator Bison Frames is a company with strong roots in its local community. So when the opportunity arose to get behind and sponsor the up and coming local band ‘The Sherlocks’, Bison were more than happy to help. Mark Tetley, Bison’s Sales Director, says, “We’re proud to be a company that offers local support and want to see the community thrive. Our growing business means we’re already doing our bit for the local economy and by sponsoring The Sherlocks we can do our bit for the local music scene too.” The Sherlocks hail from Bolton on Dearne, just down.
The aim behind the development of the Genesis Vertical Slider was simple: to create a window that could become a viable alternative to timber windows in Grade II listed and conservation area buildings. Two years on, that’s exactly what has happened. The Genesis Vertical Slider is regularly being accepted for use in heritage buildings where previously timber would have been the only option, including Grade II listed and conservation area properties. While it’s hardly surprising given the level of acceptance it has achieved amongst planning officers, the first thing that strikes you about the Genesis VS is just how authentic.
To take the best advantage of a growing market you need to have the right products in your portfolio. And when it comes to vertical sliders, the best product to have is the Genesis VS from Bison. Mark Tetley of Bison says, “The vertical slider market has grown 20% in recent years, so there are huge opportunities out there. Our Genesis VS offers everything the market is looking for and more.” The rapid growth in sales of the Genesis VS since it was launched in 2013 backs up Mark’s comments and demonstrates the market was waiting for a product with.
PVCU windows and Grade II listed buildings have historically been strangers. For planners and conservation officers, these buildings (and all too often, conservation areas too) have meant one thing only when it comes to windows: timber. Yet, in many cases, a modern timber window is inferior to its PVCU counterpart in terms of durability and thermal efficiency, not to mention more expensive. We wanted to develop a product that would give homeowners in listed and period buildings a genuine choice when they upgraded their windows. After much development and design work, the Genesis vertical slider was born. The Genesis VS.
Genesis VS fabricator, Bison Frames, have enjoyed a strong 2014 with sales consistently outstripping targets. Due to their year on year growth, the company have invested in two new Maxi Mover vehicles to keep pace with delivery demands. The two new Maxi Mover vehicles were built and developed to Bison’s exacting specifications and have been liveried with the distinctive Genesis product branding. The Maxi Movers are low loaders at just 600mm from the floor and the inside has been specifically designed to safely transport their complete product range. Mark Tetley, Director at Bison said, “We’re delighted that we’ve needed to.
Pontcanna is a district in Cardiff that’s rich in heritage and consequently much of it is in a Conservation Area. So when one Pontcanna homeowner wanted to replace the windows in his turn-of-the-century property, not only did he want to make the most of his home’s original heritage, he was bound by the regulations to do so. The property had originally had timber sash windows, but these had been replaced forty or fifty years ago by timber casements. The homeowner wanted to replace the ageing and out-of-keeping casements windows to bring back the original period looks and approached local family-owned.
One of the first things you learn in this industry is that PVCU and the heritage sector don’t mix.We’ve all heard the stories about the planners who won’t consider PVCU as an acceptable alternative to timber. We’ve all encountered the owners of heritage homes who tum their noses up at the idea of ‘plastic windows’ . It’s an accepted wisdomthat PVCU and heritage are an uneasy mix and that PVCU in Grade II listed or conservation area buildings isn’t even to be contemplated.The awkward truth is that, until relatively recently, these opinions were all too easy to understand.Yes, PVCU windows.