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Heritage windows from The Residence Collection are the ultimate compromise between the beautiful aesthetics of traditional wooden flush sash windows with the low maintenance and modern qualities of uPVC windows. Utilising our high performance ECOMax double-glazing, heritage uPVC windows are sure to improve your home’s thermal performance. We offer a full range of authentically made uPVC wood effect windows, including popular Residence 9 windows and Residence 7 frames.

During our simple design and buying process, we’ll work to get the look that’s right for you. Choose from a variety of sublime shades, from Vintage Cream to No.38 Grey to exquisite Silvered Oak from The Forest Collection and more, we also incorporate a range of classical window furniture for a unique heritage window style that will suit your home.

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    White flush Residence 9 Window


    A Georgian Bar recreates the original pattern of your windows to retain its character of your home

    Equal Sightlines

    Glass sightlines are all equal providing perfect symmetry and a deep appearance

    Hidden Corner Weld

    An unseen corner joint helps create a seamless look. Choose from a fully welded, full mechanical or MechWeld joint

    What are uPVC heritage windows?

    Heritage uPVC windows are made from our modern uPVC, but unlike normal uPVC windows, they’re designed to replicate the timber flush sash style. R9 windows are designed to seamlessly replicate 19th Century timber window designs, complete with the attractive curve of a decorative ovolo frame on the inside. R7 windows are designed for contemporary living, featuring flush frames on both sides of the window and a range of different timber weld options to perfectly recreate both traditional and modern joinery techniques with ease.

    Fabricated with close attention to detail, homeowners are unable to even tell the difference between heritage uPVC and real wood! With the durability and functionality of modern uPVC materials, you will instantly be able to create a traditional feel in your home, achieving the aesthetics of timber flush sash windows. If you’re interested in improving your home, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

    Why choose uPVC heritage windows?

    Accepted in conservation areas

    Our heritage window products are so similar to real timber windows, we can even install them in restrictive conservation areas.

    Exceptional thermal insulation

    Available with 7 or 9 insulating chambers, our multi-chambered uPVC heritage windows attain A++ ratings with ease.

    Superior security

    Complete with secure multi-point locking and able to last up to 35 years, our heritage uPVC windows incorporate a variety of ultra secure features such as internal beading and heavy-duty hinges as standard.

    Low maintenance

    Our uPVC heritage windows offer a maintenance-free design that won't rot, crack, warp, or fade throughout its lifespan (unlike real timber).

    Sustainably sourced

    As well as offering EcoMax Glass as standard, our uPVC heritage windows incorporate an in-built recycled section and are fully recyclable.

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    Our finishes consist of popular wood effect finishes available in black, white, natural, oak and cream.

    Grained White

    Grained White

    Clotted Cream

    Clotted Cream

    Cotswold Biscuit

    Cotswold Biscuit

    Cotswold Green

    Cotswold Green



    Eclectic Grey

    Eclectic Grey

    No. 10 Black

    No. 10 Black

    English Oak

    English Oak

    Irish Oak

    Irish Oak

    Golden Oak

    Golden Oak

    Silvered Oak

    Silvered Oak

    Corse Lawn

    Corse Lawn




    Both ECOMax double glazing and Comfort Glass are available with our exquisite Residence Collection windows and we can also offer a range of textured and patterned glazing for added privacy or decoration. The benefits of upgrading your glazing are truly limitless - the most notable features include increased warmth, reduced energy bills & beating future energy price hikes. For complete peace of mind, we also offer toughened glazing options to enhance your home security further.

    The benefits of upgrading your glazing are truly limitless - the most notable features include increased warmth, reduced energy bills & beating future energy price hikes. For complete peace of mind, we also offer toughened glazing options to enhance your home security further.

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    Heritage uPVC windows bespoke to your home

    Our R9 and R7 uPVC windows that look like wood are beautifully designed, capturing the look and feel of traditional windows perfectly. Each and every design is made-to-measure, down to the finest details, including complementing furniture to enhance its sophisticated appearance. You could even incorporate decorative, frosted or etched glazing panels.

    We offer our uPVC heritage windows with welded joints, mechanical joints, or a hybrid of both, creating a style that will perfectly complement your home’s existing character. You can choose from a wide range of colours and shades or a variety of attractive wood effect finishes. So, whether it’s cream uPVC cottage windows, oak effect sash windows, or black timber effect windows to add a modern spin, we can create a bespoke style for you.

    With such a range of designs to choose from, our heritage windows will flawlessly complement both traditional and modern homes alike. Their timber appearance imitation is so similar to real wooden windows, they can even be conservation area approved for period properties.

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    Oak effect Residence 9 window interior
    Close up of Residence 9 window

    Why choose uPVC wood effect windows over real timber windows?

    It’s no wonder uPVC is the nation’s favoured window material. It tends to be the most cost-effective choice, yet still provides the excellent performances you’d expect of a modern replacement window. Our high-performance uPVC is thermally efficient, with Residence 9 windows featuring 9 insulating chambers and Residence 7 windows incorporating 7 chambers. They can even achieve A++ energy ratings, the very best available on the market!

    Many homeowners prefer uPVC wood effect windows due to the low maintenance requirements, only needing an occasional wipe to remove any dirt. There’s no need for the window to be varnished or for wood protection, uPVC is finished in an anti-fade protective coating, so it won’t fade, split or crack over time. Our high-quality uPVC windows will last for at least 35 years, continuing to perform and look like new.

    uPVC is highly robust and has shown its ability to withstand strong forces and harsh weathers. As well as secure internal beading, durable stays and handles, and heavy-duty Kenrick shoot-bolt hinges, we fit our heritage uPVC windows with multipoint locking systems as standard, so they pass strict industry standards and they’re proven to secure your home from common burglary techniques.

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    Conservation windows that are approved for use

    Most timber effect uPVC windows won’t qualify as conservation windows, due to their inadequate replica appearance. However, the attention to detail we give our windows is second to none; each heritage window is hand-finished to ensure their elegance is maintained, meaning they are able to pass regulations for conservation areas. Not only do they imitate the appearance impeccably, they even have the original textures of real wooden windows. Our window furniture range includes traditional features, such as monkey tail handles and peg window stays to enhance its authentic character.

    Our exceptionally authentic wood effect uPVC windows are an excellent alternative for period properties. As we custom design every heritage window style, we can easily replicate your listed home’s existing windows. Our heritage windows are approved for use in areas of outstanding beauty and for historic properties and provides the modern thermal performance you’d expect of a replacement window. So, you’ll be able to retain its exterior traditional appearance, whilst improving your home’s energy efficiency and security.

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    Cottage Residence 9 window installation
    Oak effect Residence 9 window

    Upgrade to insulating wood effect uPVC windows

    uPVC benefits from a multi-chambered window frame profile, meaning the warmth is preserved through several energy-efficient layers. In the same way, this design keeps the cold outdoor elements from entering the room. Our innovative ECOMax double glazing incorporates two layers of modern glass that surround an argon-gas filled chamber. Along with an industry-leading warm edge spacer bar, these pioneering features work to achieve an optimum indoor temperature.

    An upgrade to your heritage uPVC windows will reduce your energy bills and minimise your home’s carbon footprint. You can even opt for advanced Comfort Glass which combines two highly efficient glazing panels with a built-in laminate layer and a special transparent Low-E coating that stops 56% more internal heat from escaping. A much more effective insulator than triple glazing.

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    Secure timber effect windows in East London, Suffolk and Essex

    Tired and weak-looking windows are vulnerable to unwanted intruders as they can easily be broken into. Therefore, upgrading your windows is an obvious way to protect your home. Benefiting from modern manufacturing techniques, uPVC frames don’t crack or split over time. And as they don’t rot or absorb moisture, they won’t weaken, continuing to keep your home safe and secure for their lifetime.

    Our collection of wood effect uPVC windows have been thoroughly tested to pass strict industry standards. They include a variety of advanced security features as standard. This includes multi-point locking systems which bolt the window to the frame at several points, tightly sealed and robust beaded frames to enhance their structural integrity and sophisticated window handles. If you’re looking to add additional window security elements, we can incorporate this into your unique window design for greater peace of mind.

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    Three oak effect Residence 9 windows

    Your Window and Door Journey with SEH BAC

    Replacing your windows and doors is easy.


    Choose the right windows and doors

    Fill out a form online or visit one of our 11 showrooms to see our range of high-quality windows and doors up close and speak to our expert team for any advice on materials, styles, colours, energy efficiency and glazing. Once you are happy with your choice, we’ll provide you with a free no-obligation quote.


    Place your order with us

    When you want to go ahead with your order, the details have been approved, and we have received your order deposit, our administration team will provide your contract to a surveyor.


    Your surveyor assessment

    The surveyor will contact you to arrange a date that is convenient to come to your home and review the project scope, take accurate measurements and discuss any other matters that need to be considered. We will then confirm the surveyor’s assessment.


    Confirm an installation date

    Our installation department will contact you to arrange a date for your window and/or door installation and your products will be ordered and manufactured, using cutting-edge techniques and industry-leading materials.


    You're ready for your installation

    On the day, our skilled team will arrive at the agreed time to install your products, ensuring minimal disruption. They’ll explain the locking and opening systems and share maintenance tips to keep your products looking brand new. Once your installation is complete, we will contact you to confirm that everything has been finished.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Find all the answers to our most frequently asked questions below.

    How much do heritage windows cost?

    There are many aspects to consider when purchasing new windows, such as material, thermal performance and whether it's been accredited by industry bodies to ensure its quality. To accommodate the majority of budgets, we offer a range of comprehensive finance options, including 2 years interest free credit & buy now pay later - £99 deposit. Find more information on double glazed window prices here.

    How do I know if my windows need replacing?

    Modern double glazing lasts at least 20 years, but there are certain tell-tale signs you need to look out for. Read more

    Which window material is best?

    The first decision you need to make is which window material is right for your home. Your final decision will be heavily influenced by your own personal choice, budget, property appearance and building era.   Read more

    What is A rated double glazing?

    Energy efficient home improvements are incredibly important, so if you're wondering how to tell what A rated glazing is you're not alone! Read more

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