Alternative Windows is one of the largest window and door manufacturers and suppliers in the North of England, with over 100 staff at its Leeds headquarters and 12 teams of fitters. Founded in 1988 by Directors Nigel Fletcher and Darren Barraclough and initially focusing on the trade and retail markets, the company has seen a marked shift in the split of its work over recent years – with commercial work now reaching around 70% of its overall revenue.
Alternative Windows manufacture doors, windows and insulating glass units (IGUs), offering windows and doors that meet the relevant British and European standards (including BS7412, PAS 24, BS EN 1279 etc), Secured by Design requirements, and Window Energy Ratings.
Alternative Windows have ongoing relationships with local councils, architects and developers, as well as installing directly for the general public
Current certification schemes – Door and window manufacture:
|Products covered||Scope Ref:||Gen. performance||Enhanced security
|Liniar residential door range – inward opening single leaf, PVC-U||GPD-ESD-0036||✓||✓|
|Veka residential door range – inward opening single leaf, PVC-U||GPD-ESD-0037||✓||✓|
|Veka M70, 70 FS PVCU french door range||GPD-ESD-0071||✓||✓|
|Metal Tech System 5-20D / 5-20D Hi+ aluminium door range||GPD-ESD-0068||✓||✓|
|Liniar inward / outward PVCU double leaf residential door||GPD-ESD-0114||✓||✓|
|Liniar casement window range – outward opening PVC-U||GPW-ESW-0038||✓||✓|
|Veka casement window range – outward opening PVC-U||GPW-ESW-0039||✓||✓|
|Metal Tech.System 4-20 / 4-20Hi+ Aluminium window range||GPW-ESW-0065||✓||✓|
|Metal Tech System 5-20 / 5-20 Hi+ Aluminium Tilt/Turn window range||GPW-ESW-0066||✓||✓|
|Metal Tech System 5-35Hi / 5-35Hi+ Tilt and Turn window range||GPW-ESW-0067||✓||✓|
|Metal Tech System 4-35Hi / 4-35Hi+ casement window range||GPW-ESW-0072||✓||✓|
|Air filled IGUs||IGU-0040||✓|
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