Thank You NHS From SWC

Published by swctrade on 02 Jun 2020
It is week 4 on the road to recovery for SWC with plenty of challenges still ahead! The team are working tremendously hard & in great spirit s


Remembrance 2019

This year in honour of our Armed Forces community we have designed and manufactured our very own poppy out of PVCu, panel and paint.

The Poppy is symbolic of Remembrance and hope for a peaceful future.

In a period of political turmoil what better time to put our differences to one side and unite to pay our respects to those who have passed, to those who are present, and to hope those who will serve in future can stay safe and always return home to their loved ones.

This project has been led by our Senior Production Manager Peter Hill, an ex-Warrant Officer who served in the RAF for 32 1/2 years. We employ a number of Military Veterans and believe their work ethic, loyalty, integrity and flexibility go hand in hand with our company’s own core values.

Peter, along with some of our Production Team, have done an absolutely brilliant job and we are so proud to be doing our part to help raise awareness and help ensure people remember those who have died in the line of duty.

Senior Production Manager Peter Hill with production team members Sean Berry and Gary Overend

We are making a donation to The Royal British Legion and ask you to consider doing the same to show your support at

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Spectral Foil

Spectral Foil – A real EXCLUSIVE game changer!

This premium foil finish looks just like aluminium . . .

Spectral Foil has been designed and developed by Veka and is exclusive to Veka and Halo fabricators.

Spectral’s innovative smooth foil surface uses groundbreaking patented technology to create an ultrasmooth, ultramatt finish that has unrivalled performance benefits.

This innovative premium product is a real game changer and is certain to be a desirable alternative among the style conscious consumer who is looking for that ‘je nes sais quoi’.

Unlike the Renolit ‘smooth’ foil, this finish is more durable and easier to work with. The velvet look makes it almost impossible to distinguish it from an extruded, painted, or a powder-coated aluminium finish.

Key Product Information  

  • Exclusive to Veka / Halo fabricators
  • System 10 only including Flush Sash and Tilt & Turn
  • 4 colour options
    • Platinum Grey
    • Umbra Grey
    • Anthracite Grey
    • Graphite Black
  • Available laminated one or both sides
  • You can select from white, brown or caramel base
  • All coupler covers and corner post trims are flat (no flutes)
  • Anti fingerprint
  • 10 year guarantee
  • High resistance to UV Light
  • Arched and shaped frames
Profile System 10 only
Products Casement windows, residential and french doors, tilt and turns, flush sash, arched and shaped frames
Colours Platinum Grey, Umbra Grey, Anthracite Grey, and Graphite Black
Substrate base colour (optional) White, Brown or Caramel
Glazing Double glazed only
Panels Limited choice available from Hurst, only in flat and Modern Collection (no moulded panels)
Bead Bevelled bead
Corner posts Flat profile (no flutes)
Couplers 2mm (flat), 6mm (sculptured), and 20mm (flat)
French door meeting style S10 chamfered
External cill options Stub – 150mm and 180mm
External cill end caps Nearest stock colour
Head drip Not available
Penning welds Special Konig Pen to match matt finish
Weld Type Knifed
Authentic Bar Putty Style bar only
Trickle vents Nearest stock colour
Guarantee 10 years
Lead time 6 weeks
New order forms TBC

Spectral Trims can be sourced from Paul O’Sullivan (Director, Allied Profiles, Ireland)

  • Allied Profiles Ireland Ltd
  • Clyda Business Park, Mallow
  • Co. Cork
  • Ireland P51FP30
  • Email
  • Phone 003532231900
  • Fax 003532231953
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Terrific new build in Yorkshire

SWC Trade Frames were proud to act as the “one-stop-specification-shop” for a stately six-bedroom new build in North Yorkshire.

Front view of new manor house

This prestigious project demanded the highest quality products which included: 46 Spray Painted Vertical Sliding Sash Windows, 3 sets of Halo Rustique French Doors, ALUK Aluminium Bi-folding Doors and Eurocell Skypod Lantern Roofs.

Rear view of new manor house

SWC Sales Director Mark Catchpole explains: “We were delighted to provide everything necessary for our client Selby Glass to complete this Yorkshire manor house to a beautiful standard.

“We’ve worked with Selby Glass for over 20 years, and the team there know they can rely on the quality of our products without question. We use Veka / Halo profiles, so we can vouch for the standard of our systems right from raw materials to finished frames, and we can offer enviably swift lead times. These products combine stunning good looks with perfect performance; they look much like traditional timber but offer the additional modern energy-efficiency benefits and low maintenance of PVC-U.

“We also have an in-house spraying facility, so alongside Veka Group’s great Variations lamination offering, we can provide any other colour the customer requires and ensure a perfect colour match and cohesive overall finish across all our ranges.

“We pride ourselves on going ‘above and beyond’ for our customers. For example, the Vertical Sliders for this job were supplied to an A+11 rating, effectively ‘future proofing’ this project by going beyond the standard specification requirements, and the windows and doors were supplied to Approved Document Q standards for security.”

Arthur Fenn, Director of Selby Glass, commented: “This 7400 sq ft stone-built manor house was a pleasure to work on. It had been designed and built to an exceptionally high standard by one of our long-standing developer clients, Neil Battye, who knows that quality is key.

“Neil works with Selby Glass on a regular basis, and has done for the last 20 years or so, because he knows we constantly strive to exceed his already high expectations. Neil approached us to do the job with the design in mind, and trusted us to find and fit the highest quality products to meet his specification.

New bathroom with vs sash windows

“Due to the complexity of the project we were confident that SWC would be best able to meet every single one of the specialist requirements. We also trusted the SWC team to operate with speed and professionalism, so that we could – in turn – offer our client a swift turnaround, and we weren’t disappointed.

“The job involved 46 Halo Vertical Sliders sprayed Pebble Grey (inside and out) and 3 sets of coordinating French Doors.

“The project looked great and the quality of products we installed from SWC means that they will offer phenomenal performance for years to come. The beauty of PVC-U windows and doors in this day and age, means that we can offer the traditional, classic style of timber sash windows, but they will never need sanding or repainting and they offer ease of operation, along with energy efficiency, acoustic insulation, and security.

“The Vertical Sliders and French Doors from SWC were simple and easy to fit. The most difficult thing about the job was not getting distracted by the view!”

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David Keillor – New Member of Team SWC

David Keillor - New Member of Team SWC

SWC Trade Frames warmly welcomes David Keillor to the Sales Team in the capacity of Business Development Manager, North East.

David has a huge personality, good sense of humour and a sunny disposition, which is sure to shine through to our North East Customers.

David brings with him a wealth of industry knowledge particularly in respect of installation, retail and conservatories.

Possessing a strong background and expertise in fitting and technical matters will be a real asset in supporting customers day to day . . .

Whilst David is currently familiarising himself with the vast SWC product range, he is also giving advice to customers on survey and installation.

This staff appointment will enable our customers to enjoy a high level of support from a very knowledgeable and trustworthy Business Development Manager, and we all wish David every success in his role!

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New Composite Door Brochure

We are really pleased to introduce our highly anticipated 2019 Composite Door Brochure to you.

The new 48 page brochure has involved months of planning and preparation, but we now feel we’ve hit the mark to incorporate plenty of traditional and contemporary options for your customers to consider.
SWC Trade Frames, The Definitive Collection Brochure Summer 2019
Please see more information on our full range of composite doors here

You can also download a copy of our all new 2019 Composite Door Brochure here

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Thank You NHS From SWC

Published by swctrade on 02 Jun 2020
It is week 4 on the road to recovery for SWC with plenty of challenges still ahead! The team are working tremendously hard & in great spirit s

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