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Archive of: 2017

  • Why you need West Port – more leads and higher margins with best-in-class windows and doors

    Combining time-honoured craftsmanship with cutting-edge manufacturing technology, Cumbria’s West Port Windows & Doors offers something unique in UK glazing – entirely bespoke, best-in-class timber window and door products, available in volumes that no traditional joinery can match.

     It’s that balance of the best aspects of large and small-scale fabrication that’s allowed the Maryport firm to thrive over the last twenty years…

  • New Year Message - West Port

    We’ve been incredibly pleased with our performance over the last few years, and 2017 very much continued that trend.

    There’s been a big shift in consumer attitudes, with homeowners moving away from mass market uPVC products and becoming much more interested in quality and value as opposed to cost alone.

    For a while, that manifested itself…

  • Glass News Voice of the Industry - West Port

    At West Port, we’re expecting great things for 2018 and beyond. With Brexit on the horizon, installers are increasingly putting their faith in high-margin, high-end products that can appeal to affluent and aspirational end users.

    After a number of years when timber alternative products were the talk of the industry, we’re now seeing attention shift to timber itself –…

  • Letter to the editor: West Port Windows & Doors

    Fire safety is finally getting the attention it deserves. The tragedy is that it took a catastrophe on the scale of Grenfell Tower to make that happen.

    We’re now faced with a once-in-a-generation chance to drastically improve fire safety standards throughout construction – and in glass and glazing, we can start with the most basic fire safety product of them all:…

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