Spring is in the air

Spring is a time for growth and regeneration, for cleaning, organising and refreshing, be it our lives, our gardens or our homes.  Many people look to move home in the spring, but for those not too keen on such an upheaval, spring can be a great time to look at ways to enhance, grow and […]

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We are expanding!

2014 saw a major upturn in the building industry, which is showing no sign of let up into 2015.  As a result of this and the continued loyalty of our customers Windsor Reclamation is expanding, with an additional yard in Taplow.  With a capacity for over half a million bricks, our new yard will enable […]

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Brick Matching

As humans we have the desire, the need, to get things just right; be it the right present for someones birthday, the right wallpaper for our living room, or the perfect lawn in our garden.  However we often overlook one of the main aesthetics in our daily lives, the brickwork on our homes.  Driving around […]

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Rebuilding after the storms….

The last few tempestuous months have seen most of us with varying degrees of property damage.  We have been very lucky to have only lost a couple of roof slates, whilst our not so lucky nearby neighbours have lost most of their 200 year old wall, victim to one of the many toppled trees in […]

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Imitation is the best form of flattery!

As my title suggests we are constantly looking to imitate, be it a celebrity, a friend, a house we have seen, a handbag we covet or in the case of Windsor Reclamation a brick we need to match!

As the years pass and more buildings are classed as historic, then so follows more buildings are placed […]

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A True One Off!

We live (sadly I feel) in a castaway and identikit world, where our worldly possessions are similar, if not the same as our neighbours’.  Broken? well simply google and replace it, old? well do much the same.  What happened to the truly handmade and coveted, the irreplaceable?  When did the Next and John Lewis replicas […]

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Feature walls, it’s not just about wallpaper!

We have just recently added a conservatory to our house, for the base and full height side wall we used a mix of reclaimed Wire Cuts and Handmades.  It looks fantastic, full of character and warmth and has become the envy of our friends and neighbours.

You can add a character wall anywhere, and we have […]

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The Stock Exchange

Wikipedia defines a stock exchange as a form of exchange which provides services for stock brokers and traders to trade stocks, bonds and other securities. “The Stock Exchange” is a trading name of Windsor Reclamation, for here at Windsor Reclamation we trade London Old Stock Bricks, and really our business isn’t that far removed from […]

By |July 8th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Your very own Grand Design

Are you like all of us here at Windsor Reclamation hooked by Grand Designs and moreover the thought of building your very own Grand Design? Oh the endless possibilities it opens! Not just for size and layout but for the materials you can use.

Reclaimed bricks are proving increasingly popular for new build properties as home owners […]

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Mortgage borrowing at an all time low

With the global economy reeling in the aftermath of a bloody recession, consumer mortgage lending is at an all time low. Banks stung by the sub prime lending all too common across the noughties, are now insisting on gold plated deposits, with the lowest being around 20%! This has resulted in homeowners improving, and extending […]

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