Colours & Finishes

Our uPVC ‘alternative to timber’ ranges offer low maintenance, long-lasting frames which provide a really viable, state-of-the-art solutions for both historic and new properties alike. At Ipswich Trade Frames our selection of uPVC heritage windows are not only in-keeping in terms of style and design, but look and feel like timber, preserving kerbside appearance.    

Made to the highest standards by our trusted UK manufacturers, our ‘alternative to timber’ ‘Residence 9’ windows achieve an elegant flush exterior and stylish decorative interior, yet are virtually maintenance free and require no painting or staining.  

Profiles can accommodate double and triple glazed, delivering warmth and sound-proofing benefits.  

How can we help you?

At Ipswich Trade Frames we have selected Residence 9 windows (R9) as it is designed to replicate 19th century timber designs authentically, suiting the majority of period properties from historic manors to Georgian and Victorian houses, Edwardian villas, right through to the present day.

9 chamber design

Residence 9 has 9 chambers and is100mm wide whereas other window frames are typically 3 or 5 chambers and are usually 70mm wide. The result is a top-performing window system which retains heat, reduce noise and strong, secure and stylishly in-keeping by design.   

Real attention to heritage detail

Residence 9 windows are hand finished and undeniably authentic with the stunning flush appearance, redefining modern windows.

Handles, hinges and stays are all vital parts of the heritage equation. Choose from ‘dummy’ or working butt hinges in antique black or painted white and handles and peg stays in typical period ironmongery colours such as black or a pewter patina, or go for the R9 contemporay range to achieve a more modern-looking interior.

Georgian bar latticework looks perfectly in place, decoratively shaped internally and with a putty line chamfer on the exterior bars. 

Energy Efficiency

Residence 9 has a 9 chamber design and is engineered to meet current and anticipated future standards.

Other window frames are typically 3 or 5 chambers and are usually 70mm wide, but Residence 9 has 9 chambers and is 100mm wide, resulting in superior thermal, acoustic, strength and security performances.

  • Certified window energy A+ rating
  • Accommodates the most thermally and acoustically efficient 44mm triple glazing  - attaining U-values of 0.8 with triple glazing, PassivHaus Standard
  • Accommodates 28mm double glazing, attaining U-values of 1.2