Timber Top Swing Windows, Southampton
Ridon Glass Ltd in Bitterne, Southampton are leading specialists of 'Choices' double glazed Top Swing Timber Windows
High performance Top Swing Timber Windows
'Choices' top swing timber casement windows are a high performance product and has continued to be improved in both design and user functionality.
Perfect for any property, they are available with the option to be made fully reversable, making them a perfect solution for high rise apartments as the entire window can be rotated through 90°, allowing the outerside of the window to be cleaned from safety of inside the building.
Top Swing casement windows from Ridon Glass Ltd provide an improved glazing system
Available double or triple glazed 'Choices' top swing casement windows feature internal moulds on the sash and window frame, giving it an attractive appearance. Combine this with an improved glazing system alongside tweaks in the design and performance of the product, and you’ll see why 'Choices' top swing timber casement windows are a popular choice.
'Choices' top swing timber casements are outward opening and top hung (therefore opening in a similar way as to how a letterbox opens) and considered by some as perhaps the most simplest and cost effective of window designs.
Window OperationsOutward opening
- Top Swing Fully Reversible
- Fixed Sash
- Fixed Pane
different operations are available.
Thermal PerformanceWhole window can achieve – 1.4W/m²k
Size and dimensions (mm)Choices products are bespoke,therefore can be manufactured to any size – within engineering limitations and health & safety standards.
Cills (mm)Standard - 25,47,62,87
Optional - 114, 140 – not covered by warranty
MaterialsAs standard – Engineered Redwood
Hardwood Option – Grandis
All timber used is FSC certified
PerformanceIndependently tested and accredited to BS6375 Part 1 & 2.
ColourDefault colour – White RAL 9016
Standard Choices stains – Cypress, Teak, Mahogany & Walnut.
Optional – Any RAL colour can be provided.
Factory FinishAll products are sold fully factory finished. They are treated with an organic preservative after all machining to ensure complete protection across all faces. All Choices coatings are water based, therefore, environmentally friendly. After basecoat, components have end grain sealer applied. Opaque colours use stain blocking primer. Top coats are high build breather paints.
Other Technical InformationChoices provide a full technical back-up service covering all aspects of product and glazing performance.
Glazing & Glazing BarsDouble or Triple Glazed. 28mm Softcoat ‘Low E’ argon filled double glazed units (4/20/4) Triple glazed units (4/8/4/8/4). Sealed units manufactured to BSEN1279.
Specialist glazing can be fitted on request.
Standard spacer bars – Silver. Optional spacer bars – White, Gold, Bronze or for thermal efficiency, Black Swiss V.
As standard, fully drained and vented alloy bottom bead (Timber optional) with timber beads to top and sides. Beading secured by 'Choices' fixing system.
All windows are security glazed to meet the requirements of PAS24.
Bonded glazing bars - 25, 40, 56mm. Solid glazing bars 56mm
Standard Obscure Glass Options
HingesTop Swing – Fully Reversible
A top swing hinge is used to fully reverse the sash horizontally through 180° for ease of cleaning. It also incorporates a restrictor.
Standard specification meets the requirements of PAS 24 – enhanced security for windows.
Handles and locksStandard – Espangnolette locking system with lockable handles, default white.
Also available in - Polished Chrome, Satin Chrome, Gold, Brown and Black.
Optional - Black Monkey Tail handles.
VentilatorsVents are concealed within the frame head, eliminating the need for an unsightly and vulnerable external hood.
Standard (plastic) – XS16 or Trykvent White or Brown.
Optional (Aluminium) - TV90. White, Brown, Polished Chrome, Gold, SAA.
All comply with current UK building regulations.