Woodland Rise


New Build


Langtoft, Lincolnshire


Ashwood Homes


Highseal Manufacturing Company Ltd


Spectus Elite 70 PVC-U System
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Spectus windows and doors specified for an exclusive new build housing development in Lincolnshire

453 Spectus windows and 115 doors are being manufactured and installed in the first phase of a prestigious new build housing development in Langtoft, Lincolnshire.

Woodland Rise, an Ashwood Homes development, is situated on the outskirts of the rural village of Langtoft located 10 miles north of Peterborough and 8 miles east of Stamford. The new build site comprises of 35 luxury new homes made up of a mixture of 3-, 4- and 5-bedroom executive properties. As you would expect from an Ashwood Home development, the traditionally built executive homes offer the highest specification throughout with all windows and doors manufactured to exacting standards.

The new build project was awarded to experienced Spectus’ fabricator Highseal Manufacturing Company based in Scunthorpe. Established in 2012, Highseal is an experienced fabricator and installer committed to delivering product excellence at every level. The business operates under stringent CE Markings and BSi Kitemark standards ensuring their products meet Approved Document Q requirements.

The 453 casement windows, 41 front doors, 36 back doors and 38 French doors are being manufactured from the popular, high-quality Spectus Elite 70 PVC-U system.

The 41 new first-phase plots, made up of 3, 4 and 5-befroom properties, were specified with an exacting colour palette. As such the Spectus Elite 70 windows and doors are being manufactured in a mixture of Chartwell Green, Cream and Anthracite Grey foiled finishes on white to bring individual character to the new properties.

Spectus Elite 70 System delivers at every level.

Spectus Elite 70 is a 70mm flagship PVC-U window and door system from Epwin Window Systems. Its product pedigree and elegant streamline aesthetics are suitable for all properties styles including executive premium homes as seen on this project. As you would expect from an Epwin Window Systems’ product, the Spectus Elite 70 system delivers a powerful performance at every level. The 5-chamber British system is designed to deliver superior thermal performance and can achieve a Band ‘A+’ WER and U-values to 0.8W/(m2K) making it thermally efficient by design which is important on this executive development.

An expertly managed process.

As an experienced fabricator and installer, the Highseal team is familiar with the exacting requirements of luxury new build developments. The team continue work closely with the client and all the contractors on site to ensure the window and doors are manufactured and installed in line with the timescales required. This includes transporting the various coloured window and doors and installing on a plot-by-plot basis with little margin for variation.

In order to ensure strong plot reservation on the first phase, exacting CAD design images for CGI image development have been produced so potential purchasers could visualise the homes.

Holly Donaldson, Office Manager at Highseal Manufacturing Company, said: “We are excited to partner Ashwood Homes on this prestigious new site which will offer some fantastic homes with great characteristics. We know the quality standard of our windows and doors will meet the requirements needed for the prestige site and bring many benefits to the eventual home owners.”

Construction of the Woodland Rise development began in April this year with all phases due to be completed by January, 2024. Chloe King, Sales Manager at Ashwood Homes, said: “All of the properties are built in traditional brick and stone to complement the properties in the nearby village. We specified the windows
and doors in a selection of traditional colour hues to accentuate the high-end traditional features of the properties which is proving popular with our customers.”

The experienced Highseal team work closely with Ashwood Homes to ensure the windows and doors are manufactured to the exacting standards throughout the first phase.

Chloe said: “We are pleased to be working with Highseal again on this project. We really wanted to re-think our external materials on this development and Highseal have been able to provide us with many options for our windows and doors. We are looking forward to seeing the end result.”

Ashwood Homes has over 25 years’ experience in the residential property market. Each development is carefully designed to provide a sense of space for homeowners with exacting build standards maintained throughout.

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