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Slice of light

Credit: David Butler

With mortgage rates still resolutely stuck through the roof, no wonder everyone’s hunkering down waiting for the cost of living crisis to abate. So last year’s catchphrase of ‘Don’t move-improve!’ is still all too pertinent.

And even though the price of the raw materials is still rocketing, it seems that when it came to this sizeable extension in Kensington, it was the slender sightlines of SWA member Perla Windows’ W20 section doors and windows that the designers went for, ensuring that looks were, no doubt, as sharp as the kitchen knives.



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