Case Studies

Upgrading social housing in Hulme

Profile 22 has supplied its Optima Casement solution to 84 social housing properties in Hulme, Manchester. The three blocks of two and three-storey buildings belong to Manchester-based social landlord, People First Housing. A&D Joinery, a longstanding member of the Profile 22 Approved Window Contractor scheme, supplied 560 windows during refurbishment works on the homes. For…read more.

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

A lesson in PVC-U for St Cecilia’s RC High School

The multi-phase refurbishment of a high school in Lancashire has seen Profile 22 supply state-of-the-art PVC-U curtain walling and window systems to replace existing timber frames, providing staff and pupils with a warmer environment in which to learn. St Cecilia’s RC High School is located on a windy hill in Longridge, Preston, and as such…read more.

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Reviving a landmark building for the next generation

Profile 22 has supplied its state-of-the-art Flush Tilt and Turn solution to help transform a vacant building in Staffordshire into luxury student accommodation. Keele House, a former Tax Office, had stood empty for many years. Given its close proximity to Keele University, the building is ideally located for student accommodation, and many felt that not…read more.

PVC-U the smart choice for Gateway student accomdation project

Nearly 600 PVC-U tilt-turn windows in the Profile 22 system were chosen for The Gateway, a £22million student accommodation in Lincoln. The work was carried out in line with strict deadlines, and the project was completed in good time ready for the beginning of the academic year. The tilt-turn windows were fabricated by Profile 22’s…read more.

Teamwork Pays Off For Grand-Scale Porch Refit

Teamwork, good communications and the application of traditional skills all came to the fore when more than 200 dated and decaying timber porches need replacing in Alexander Park in Manchester’s Moss Side. PVC-U had been the natural choice for the replacement, offering greater thermal efficiency as well as significantly lower maintenance. Profile 22 was chosen…read more.

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Profile 22 Tranforms Hollins College

A major school refurbishment in Lancashire has proved to be the ideal example of the benefits of a public authority working with a tried and tested approved contractor network. In the case of the replacement of over 100 windows and large sections of curtain walling at the Hollins Technology College, Accrington, that network was the…read more.

Monday, February 15th, 2016

Solihull Community Housing

Thank you to for allowing us to publish the following article. An inside job Iain Aubusson finds out how Solihull Community Housing is undertaking an ambitious scheme to modernise 37 high-rise buildings, using external wall insulation, biomass district heating and an innovative system that allows new windows to be fitted from the inside. With…read more.

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Llanelli & Kidwelly Bungalows

Profile 22 has helped to complete an innovative new build housing scheme for Carmarthenshire County Council, supplying casement windows through its approved window contractor Nolan uPVC. the £1.5m scheme forms part of a wider development which will see further affordable housing built across the county. The windows have been installed in 12 two-bedroom bungalows built…read more.

Passing with Distinction

Profile 22 Approved Window Contractor, Polar Windows has completed a 900 window refurbishment program for Leeds University, replacing old and failing timber windows with WER ‘A’ rated energy efficient PVC-U replacements. Polar Windows was appointed to deliver the wholesale replacement of windows at Montague Burton, a four-storey undergraduate hall of residence, earlier this year. Manufactured…read more.

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Dawson House

The complexities of replacing window profiles in a high rise block of flats are notoriously difficult at the best of times. When it came to Dawson House, a circular block of flats known locally as ‘The Cake,’ the usual linear lines associated with window installation vanished. Profile 22 fabricator, The Sekura Group explain why the…read more.

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014