A large part of design for shutters is about choosing the correct colour for the setting and individual style. Yes – white shutters are the most popular choice since most windows are white and the colour doesn’t dictate other choices of wall colours or soft furnishings in the room. However, we do have wonderful palette […]
Shutters with Secondary Glazing
Combining the beauty of solid panel shutters with our unique & seamless secondary glazing system is a great answer to preserving heat loss especially in older listed buildings. The glass can easily be removed by simply lifting up and disengaging from the frame to allow access to windows for cleaning or ventilation and satisfy completely […]
Stunning Shutters for French Doors.
Shutters bring a unique style to any interior space and nowhere more so than on French Doors in living rooms,. They bring warmth and practicality by angling slats to shade fabrics and furniture form the harsh effects on the sun, whilst also providing a beautiful sleek look… dust free!
Bristol Shutters…’The General’ is a stunning waterside development in the heart of the city
Over the years we have seen a massive increase in the popularity and demand for our high quality shutter service throughout the whole of the South West, with Bristol topping the list of installations. We have been delighted to be working on a particularly key development, that is still very much ongoing, which is the […]
The Clifton Observatory Bristol…wooden plantation shutters installed in this landmark building
We are proud to have worked on some amazing buildings in Bristol and none more so than the Clifton Observatory. Dating back to 1766 the Clifton Observatory began its life as a windmill for corn and later converted to grinding snuff (tobacco) when it became known as ‘The Snuff Mill’. By the 18th Century, […]
The beauty of solid wooden shutters…Timeless elegance
In the days when glass was expensive and difficult to get, a cheaper alternative had to be sought . Whilst there is little evidence who designed the first shutters it would appear that cavemen were aware of a need to block out the light and keep in the warmth and historians have discovered caves where […]
Behind The Scenes Of West Country Shutters…
Duncan and Gules Cleere are a match made in heaven, not just because they are a husband and wife but because they are also the driving force behind the West Country Shutters team. Prior to the launch of West Country Shutters this dynamic couple ran Cleere Interior Design, offering expert advice and guidance in helping […]
Solid Panel Shutters in Period Homes
Whilst the majority of our clients opt for shutters with ‘Slats’ for the obvious benefits of light control and privacy, we also find that there is a definite need to offer something that presents a more traditional feel… That’s where Solid panels shutters come in. On sash windows it’s possible to create a Tier on […]
French Door Shutters
With a great degree of flexibility in design options, French Door Shutters offer multiple options for dressing what is very often the key window within many homes. There are possibilities for bi-folding panels that can be folded completely ‘back to wall’ which offer great space saving within a room or panels that are installed ‘into […]
Shutters & Listed building consent
We’ve come across many Shutter clients who live in listed buildings and they will often ask if there are implications to installing our shutters. The answer is a resounding no… installing shutters have no greater implication than hanging a picture on a wall or putting up a curtain pole. Yes, there are fixings that we need to establish, but this is always done ‘invisibly’ (so […]
Solid Panel Interior Shutters
Whilst the majority of the shutters that we work with are of the Louvre style there is always an option to use SOLID PANEL SHUTTERS as a great alternative. Constructed in the same hardwood timbers as our classic shutters they are just perfect for clients who wish to retain a traditional feel, within their homes. […]
Solid Panel Shutters
We’ve written before about the possibilities for solid panel shutters, but think it’s worth another mention, since more & more clients are asking us about them (or is it just that more & more clients are finding us.. probably a bit of both) They look great and give a really ‘trad’ look to an interior. OK, […]
What have we been up to recently? – read on and we’ll tell you.
For well over 10 years we’ve been dedicated to building our business and sharing our passion for the wonderful possibilities that shutters bring to all interior settings.
Step in to our blog where we’re happy to share some of our unique shutter design innovations, topical ideas to highlight the many benefits and a selection of some lovely case studies along the way…