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Does the Golden Ratio really make buildings more beautiful?
16 Jun

Does the Golden Ratio really make buildings more beautiful?

The golden ratio, sometimes referred to as the "divine proportion," a formula dating back to 300BC, is said to be the root of all beauty in nature, art and architecture....

How to choose the perfect wallpaper
02 Jun

How to choose the perfect wallpaper

Wallpaper, you either love it or hate it. But you cannot deny that the endless selection of colours, textures and patterns is hugely beneficial to adding bounds of personality and...

Westbury Garden Rooms celebrates 33 years!
27 May

Westbury Garden Rooms celebrates 33 years!

Established in 1988 by Jonathan Hey, our journey has been full of exciting and rewarding home transformations up and down the country. As we continue to design and craft the...

Kerdroya – The latest architectural feat in Landscape Design
19 May

Kerdroya – The latest architectural feat in Landscape Design

Kerdroya. Set to be the world’s largest labyrinth and made up entirely of traditional Cornish hedging. This phenomenal demonstration of Cornish heritage, craftsmanship and natural beauty marked the 60th anniversary...

Timber windows with a difference: Client Testimonial
07 May

Timber windows with a difference: Client Testimonial

When it comes to timber windows, not all are made equal. We recently interviewed Westbury Garden Rooms customer, Mrs D, to learn more about her experience with our bespoke casement...

A charming Orangery to match Casement Windows and French Doors
29 Apr

A charming Orangery to match Casement Windows and French Doors

The owners of this red-brick country property called upon both Westbury Garden Rooms and Westbury Windows and Joinery to help replace their doors and windows and extend their living space...

Contemporary and Cosy – Why concrete floors are here to stay
20 Apr

Contemporary and Cosy – Why concrete floors are here to stay

Concrete flooring has sprung in and out of fashion often over the years. However, the simplistic elegance and solid application holds a captivating beauty that is seldom achieved with alternative...

How can new windows transform a home?
14 Apr

How can new windows transform a home?

One of the most transformative elements of any home is the windows – installing beautifully crafted windows is one of the most powerful tools to refresh and energise your home....

What are French windows?
10 Apr

What are French windows?

If you’re looking for a timeless and elegant window that will let natural light stream into your home, then a French window could be a great option. With an ancient...

How do we ensure our timber windows withstand the notorious Spring Showers?
26 Mar

How do we ensure our timber windows withstand the notorious Spring Showers?

Rain and water ingress can be a serious problem for timber windows. With an average rainfall of 885mm over 133 days of the year in the UK, timber windows and...

5 Steps to Clean Timber Windows and Doors
17 Mar

5 Steps to Clean Timber Windows and Doors

Spring has arrived, and with it - the motivation to clear away any lingering dust, dirt and cobwebs left behind by winter. Our expert guide to cleaning windows and doors...

What are bi-folding doors?
12 Mar

What are bi-folding doors?

Some doors are simply functional, creating a typical entrance leading between two rooms. There’s one type of door that does so much more than that, however; wooden bi-folding doors are...

How may planning law affect new windows and doors?
09 Mar

How may planning law affect new windows and doors?

As we begin to see in the first days of spring moving in, many of us are looking to install windows and doors, and ready ourselves for six months of...

Interview with Stephanie Rogers of SJS Interiors
04 Mar

Interview with Stephanie Rogers of SJS Interiors

Learn more about the Essex-based interior designer who chose Westbury doors and windows for her new-build family home project.

5 roof lantern ideas for your home
17 Feb

5 roof lantern ideas for your home

A roof lantern is a visual showstopper, adding architectural interest to your home that a simple flat roof cannot compete with. Get inspired with these ideas from some of our...