If you are looking for a plantation shutters specialist in Southampton that is reliable, customer focused and fair on price, then please consider The Great Shutter Co. and let us provide you with a free, no obligation home consultation. We are an independent company so all the reviews that you read are for our installations and do not belong to a national company or a national franchise. Yes - its all our work and we pride ourselves on our hard won reputation. Read our reviews below for more information.CONTACT US
We aim to have happy customers - not just delighted with our in initial recommendations but also the shutter install and the customer service provided. You will find us knowledgeable, friendly and with a real desire to please. Read our reviews on google or feefo or on check-a-trade.
Should you decide that shutters are not for you we also supply and install a wide variety of other window coverings including venetians, honeycombe and Romans.
So, whether you live in a bungalow or a Victorian semi we can provide really useful advice on how shutters work, how you can get the best out of your shutters on a daily basis and how you can achieve the best trade off between quality and functionality.
The Great Shutter Co. provides a professional and friendly service. Our shutter cater for both modern as well as older buildings and the fact that we can template shapes and make shutters to that shape means The Great Shutter Co. can provide a covering for most windows.
Many think of Southampton as a modern city but there is a large amount of historic architecture especially in central Southampton.Despite being heavily bombed during World War II much has survived and Victorian and Edwardian houses are very much suited to internal window shutters. With recesses being inside windows in the UK the internal shutter is a great solution for bays and sash windows whereas on the continent external shutters are more common due to the external window recess.
We supply and install internal window shutters to all of Southampton as well as outlying areas such as West Wellow, Sherfield English, Totton, Shootash, Chilworth, North Baddesley, Chandlers Ford, Eastleigh, Upham, Horton, Bishop's Waltham and Swanwick.
The city of Southampton, a metropolitan city in the Hampshire County, at the west of England, is situated around a major port & is a major tourist destination, facilitating around four million visitors per year. The port was one of the largest until the 1930s with monumental voyage liners like The Queen Mary, being built & departed from here. The famous Titanic, on the appalling day of 10th April 1912, departed from the White Star Dock in this city, embarking on its last & historical voyage. A number of places in the city have now been built as a tribute to the Titanic & serve as a token for the lost inhabitants of Southampton.
Housing stock from the 60's and 70's in Southampton can also benefit from plantation shutters as windows tended to be larger letting in more light but also more heat/cold as well as making privacy a bigger issue. Shutters can really help here - why not ask us to provide more information.
Southampton is among the warmer & sunnier cities in the UK. The hottest month being July has an average temperature of 18°C (64°F) while the coldest time of the year falls during January , the average temperature going down to about 5°C (41°F). The city experiences the most amount of rain during the end & start of the year with an average of 80mm of rain experienced during January.
With a population of over 237,000 people, the city is a multicultural one. There is a significant majority of White people, containing around 92.4% of the city's populace; around 3.8% of the residents are South Asian, 1% Black & around 2.8 % people from other mixed races. In relation to age groups, there are almost 32,300 residents falling in the age group of 20-24, making it the most populous one, the group of 25-29 comes next with around 24,700 people, thus, making the most part of the city’s population comprising of adults. Amongst these adults, around 37% are married. The growth rate has been highest in the age group of working people i.e. 16-44, which increased by 12.4% in the duration from 2001-2011.
There has been a lot of development along the waterfront as the city topped the list for the most desirable places for property investors in the UK. With an increase in the number of residents, a lot of properties come in demand, most of them being flats. The core residential areas in the city are Chilworth, Highfield, Bassett & Upper Shirley. However, areas like Bitterne Park are comparatively more affordable & offer great value for money. Since it is the one of the greenest cities in the country, there are vast acres of common land & parks which are a source of attraction for the families. The quality of education being offered by the schools is also a plus point in this regard.
The city is famous for its rich history & monumental landmarks including the Tudor House, the Medieval Merchant’s House from the 12th century, the Medieval Walls of Southampton from the 14th century & the Old Town, numerous renowned individuals like William the Conqueror, Henry V, William Shakespeare & Jane Austen, either dwelled or went by, increasing the historical significance of the place. Apart from the historical places, there are many other attractions all around the city. From theatres to museums & ferry terminals, Southampton offers a wide variety of activities too.