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Custom fire escape sash window – Hampstead, NW3

  • Windows: A custom fire escape slim sliding sash window and an easy exit fire door 
  • Glazing: Conservation area 18mm (4/10/4) Argon filled glazing with toughened glass
  • Style: Custom made fire escape slim sliding sash, spring balanced and side hung within a casement frame, opening inwards
  • Finish: Window spray painted factory finish in cool white on the exterior and interior, entrance door and frame finished in Farrow & Ball ‘Mizzle’ inside and outside
The property is a top-floor flat conversion in Hampstead, London NW3. The owner wanted to improve the fire safety of the flat by replacing the existing entrance door with a fire door and creating another fire exit via a window. Sashed designed a custom fire escape window, which functioned as a spring balanced sash window, contained within a frame that could be fully opened inward creating a fire escape route. The entrance door was replaced with a classically designed, four-panel fire door, finished in Farrow & Ball ‘Mizzle’, complete with easy release Banham locks, spy hole and brushed brass furniture. The window was painted in cool white paint. Both items were factory spray painted, which gives them a highly durable finish that will not need repainting for at least 10 years.
Custom Fire Escape Spring Balanced Sash Window
a sash window in Hampstead transformed in a safety fire escape
detail of the casement frame with hinged window - Hampstead project detail of the window hinge
casement window open on hamsptead road  brick building in Hampstead with top window open
Entrance Fire Door
front door detail with Banham safety lock
front door with security locks
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