Today, our Bespoke Joinery Services continues to showcase these traditional techniques and skills combined with modern joinery methods. Our highly skilled, dedicated team take time to fully understand our customers’ needs, whether they are contemporary, modern, traditional, or elegant in style.

Our Product Range includes:

  • Windows - including traditional single glazed sliding sash
  • Doors
  • Staircases
  • Traditional roof trusses
  • Hardwood conservatories and doors
  • Reception areas
  • Specialist screens
  • Bars, retail & Leisure counters
  • Shop fronts

Recognised for our innovative joinery solutions, our specialist service is open to the public for domestic and residential work, or for business, trade and public sector for commercial projects.

Based in Flimby (Cumbria), our portfolio features a diverse range of high-quality joinery products and one-off specialist items. Our services also include specialist heritage joinery work to manufacture and install single glazed sliding sash windows for use in project where required due to Listed Building or Conservation Area consents.

Our Bespoke Joinery Services form part of Thomas Armstrong (Construction) Limited, one of the subsidiary companies of Thomas Armstrong Group.

Please contact us if you would like to discuss your project requirements on 01900 842 034.

Why Choose us?

Thomas Armstrong has been associated with master craftsmanship since 1830. Our Bespoke Joinery Department forms part of Thomas Armstrong (Construction) Limited, one of the subsidiary companies of the Thomas Armstrong Group. With the Group’s long-standing heritage, it has enabled this skilled department to continue to deliver the finest craftsmanship to the present day.

Our Bespoke Joinery Department’s dedicated team take pride in their work and are committed to ensuring they always deliver high levels of customer service and satisfaction to all our clients and customers, making the whole process an efficient, effective, and enjoyable experience.‍

Our specialist Joinery workshop still practices traditional techniques and skills combined with modern joinery methods. This master craftsmanship is clearly demonstrated across every joinery product presented to our clients and customers. Our apprenticeship training scheme also ensures these skills and traditions are handed down to the next generation, so these unique skills are kept alive long into the future.

We also have a specialist finishing team and booth, where products can be hand finished and coated to your individual specification. Varnish, wax, paint and applying specialist treatments are all options available, or we can simply hand wrap the product and deliver it to you for on-site finishing. Whatever your requirements our specialist finishing team can add the final touches to your joinery products.‍

As a company, we continue to invest in our people to remain competitive and to ensure we keep in line with the technological advances within the joinery industry.

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Classic Stormproof Timber Window Frame

We can provide high performance 'A Rated' stormproof windows to any design combination, manufactured to Secure by Design standards, single or double glazed, in various timber prefinished if required.

Sliding Sash Window Frame with Traditional Weights and Spiral Balancers

We offer a traditional sliding sash window frame available in hardwood or softwood with a painted or stained finish. The fully glazed, finished window is supplied complete with hardware including sash cords, lead weights, pulley wheels, security fasteners and modern spiral balancers.

Our sash window frame design includes unique gaskets and seals. Traditional style beading is fitted externally and our design incorporates shaped sash horns for the traditional period look.


All windows are manufactured using sustainable timbers from managed forests, both in softwood and hardwood.


Main sections and components are pre impregnated with double vacuum treatment and prime or base stained. A range of finishing options are available.


Is fitted to a Secure by Design standard and can be tailored to fit individual specifications.


As well as the standard double glazed units that are most commonly available in today’s market, we also offer various options of single glazing which are highly desirable in conservation areas. All specifications are in strict compliance with current building regulations


We can manufacturer doors to any size, any type, made expressly to your specifications.

Whatever the style - Victorian, Georgian, with Bolection moulds, flat panels or raised and field we can produce a door to suit your needs in various timbers and finishes.

Pre-hung with multi point locks to secure by design standards or just loose for your own fitting.

Roof Trusses and Pagodas


Manufactured to any design which may be presented to us, our trusses can be made from a variety of timbers.


With a broad range of clients requesting this service, these are particularly suited to domestic buildings seeking an authentic look.




We offer a full design service checking site sizes and manufacturing to comply with strict building regulations including to Private and Public Sector markets.

Complete Service

Armstrong Joinery can provide a complete service from design to manufacture in numerous timbers, both hardwood and softwood, through to installation, and incorporating turned balustrading or square stop chamfered for the minimalist look. This also includes glass balustrades.


Although we produce a high turnover of standard softwood staircases for our Construction Department, we specialise in custom designed hardwood staircases for the private individual.

Business Solutions

Bars, Counters and Furniture

We can provide a range of bars, counters and furniture which we can also install through our specialist installation team.

A full Design service is available, where we can discuss your requirements and provide samples for your consideration.


Our final product can be constructed from a wide range of material. Best suited to your needs, style and design. i.e.

  • Various Timber New and Reclaimed
  • Laminate and Veneers
  • Man made Resign Work Surfaces
  • Incorporating Glass Shelving, Mirrors and Lighting

Shop Fronts

Full Service

Again, this service can be inclusive of design and installation if required.


We can manufacture to any architectural design, in numerous ranges of timber or in timber/glazing combinations.

Experience in Supplying to

Hotels, Retailers, Public Houses, Restaurants are all areas of previous installation.

Key Client Projects

Buzz Station, Whitehaven

20 years after the town's bus station closed it's doors, the derelict building has been transformed and reopened as a business hub offering office, hot-desking and meeting space, as well as a range of support and facilities to nurture start-up. It also features Peddler a cafe-bar on the ground floor. The redevelopment was led by BEC (Build Extraordinary Communities), with the help of partners including Copeland Council and the Whitehaven Harbour Commissioners. Sellafield put £5.7m of funding into the £8.2m project.

Our Bespoke Joinery Department produced the contemporary café-bar for The Peddler.

The Coniston Inn (Formerly The Waterhead Hotel)

Formerly the The Waterhead Hotel, The Coniston Inn has spectacular views over Coniston Water. The 24-room hotel is known for its ‘home away from home’ feel, comfortable rooms and excellent food.‍

The hotel underwent a major extension and internal refurbishment creating extra bedrooms and car parking spaces, along with an ‘open and informal’ bar and restaurant.

Within the hotel our Bespoke Joinery Department created this stunning bar with elegant features creating a perfect place to relax and socialise as well as the wooden pagoda on the Hotel's grounds.

Lodore Falls Hotel, Borrowdale

Nestled in the heart of the beautiful Borrowdale valley for over 200 years, this rejuvenated hotel features charm aplenty. The leading Derwentwater Hotel - Lodore Falls Hotel & Spa underwent a multi-million-pound renovation and extension.

This prestigious scheme was completed in phases. Phase 1 being the demolition and groundworks. Phase 2a comprised the new function room and break-out area. Phase 2b created the new brasserie with suites above and Phase 2c involved the new build spa with suites above.

Our Bespoke Joinery Department produced this sophisticated, illuminated focal point bar within the new Brasserie of the Hotel creating a stylish, homely and comfortably chic atmosphere.

Brimstone, Langdale

Brimstone is the first development of its kind in the Lake District offering boutique luxury hotel suites and rooms. The contemporary and innovative design blends seamlessly with the stunning Lakeland landscape and extensive spa and restaurant facilities on the Langdale Estate.

Our Bespoke Joinery Department provided manufacture and fitting for the 16 5-star luxury hotel bedrooms. This including oak wall panelling, bedroom furniture, staircases, cloakrooms and bespoke multimedia display cabinets. Each room was slightly different, so attention to detail was paramount.


Open to the public for domestic and residential work, or for business, trade and public sector for commercial projects.


We use traditional techniques and skills combined with modern joinery methods to provide our clients with innovative joinery solutions.


Our portfolio features a diverse range of high-quality bespoke joinery products and one-off specialist items including specialist heritage joinery work.