Spectus Systems Ltd

Tel: 0800 328 5273 | Fax: 0800 731 2467


Snape Road
Cheshire SK10 2NZ

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Spectus Systems Ltd

Your perfect PVCu partner.

Established in 1981, Spectus Window Systems is based in Macclesfield, Cheshire, UK.

  • One of the UK's largest manufacturers of high quality PVC-U products
  • High quality window systems to suit multiple applications - commercial and residential
  • State-of-the-art, high capacity production and distribution systems and facilities

State-of-the-Art Production

Spectus has its own purpose-built factory and blending facility with a compound blending capacity of 40,000 tonnes per annum, 31 extruders and twin-head foiling facilities, Spectus can cope with substantial production demands and volumes

Advanced and Efficient Distribution

  • Spectus operates the largest cantilever-equipped warehouse in Europe
  • Picking vehicles specifically designed for their purpose to guarantee accuracy and efficiency
  • A dedicated, GPS-monitored and tracked distribution fleet for timely delivery

Scale, Experience and Ambition

  • One of the largest privately-owned PVC-U manufacturers in the market
  • Spectus' management board is small - making us agile and market-responsive
  • Deep technical resources - our Technical Director is on the British Plastics Federation board

Technically Advanced, Robust and Proven Profiles

  • High impact modified, colourfast, window grade PVC-U
  • 5 chambers with nominal 3mm outer wall thickness
  • Choice of ovolo, bevelled and 45-degree chamfered profiles
  • Knock-in beading system
  • Post co-extruded gasketry
  • Mitred and fusion welded joints
  • Alloy or mild steel reinforcement
  • 10 year guarantee and 35-year expected service life


The company is listed under the following categories:

Building Plastics » Boards, trims and roofline
Building Plastics » Exterior and interior cladding
PVCu » Extruders / systems companies
PVCu » Foil laminates

Accreditations and Awards

Spectus Systems Ltd has listed the following standards, quality assurance or accreditations:

  • BS EN ISO 9001:2000 - Quality management systems
  • BS EN 7950 - Enhanced window security performance for domestic applications
  • PAS 23 - General performance requirements for single leaf, external door assemblies to dwellings
  • PAS 24 - Enhanced security performance requirements for single and double leaf, hinged external door assemblies to dwellings
  • BS EN 12608 - Unplasticized polyvinychloride (PVC-u) profiles for the fabrication of windows and doors. Classification, requirements and test methods.
  • British Board of Agrement

Brand and Trade Names

The company supplies products under the following brands or trademarks:

  • Elite 70
  • Elite 63
  • Vertical Slider
  • Reversible 70
  • EcoSpec
  • Former
  • Ride Over Patios
  • Spectrum
  • Essentials Window Accessories Catalogue
  • Framework


The following keywords are relevant to this company:

PVC-u Extruders, Commercial, Home Improvement Products, Windows, Doors , Conservatories, PVCU Profile, Energy Rated Windows, 10 Year Guarantee, Elite 70, Curtain Wall, Spectus Former, Marketing Literature


Spectus Systems Ltd Products and Services

Curtain Wall

Spectus curtain walling is based on frame of aluminium mullions which is supported from the floor slabs and transoms, infilled either with PVC-u glazing or opaque panels. Facilitates many different styles of curtain walling Will accept most window styles including casement... [Read more]


Elite 63

Like our market leading Elite 70, the Elite 63 is a complete suite of component parts, made to the same exacting standards, which enables the design, manufacture and installation of a full range of window and door components all from the same system. all parts in the range are made to provide you with a simple and trouble free... [Read more]


Elite 70

The Elite 70 system is one of Spectus' flagship products and is used in a full range of window, door and conservatory parts - including Casement and Tilt & Turn Windows, Residential, French, Bi-Folding and Patio doors. Standard colours: White, Cream, Rosewood, Light Oak. A wide range... [Read more]


Patio Doors

Spectus sliding patio doors are a versatile option and ideal for both conservatories and porches. Handle and locking system provides improved aesthetics and security through outward opposing hooks which prevent the leaf from being lifted from its frame. Post co-extended sashes result in an easier, faster, cost efficient... [Read more]


Reversible 70

A fully reversible window that is ideal for locations with external access throughout a wide range of commercial and domestic applications. Comprehensive range of profiles that enables the manufacture of composite styles that will suit all types of property and space available Internal... [Read more]


Spectus Former

The Spectus Former is available in a variety of widths with standard and check reveal options to suit different construction methods. Suitable for all new build applications including Entrance doors and French doors Guarantees size of aperture no need to visit site to measure Allows... [Read more]


Vertical Slider

Spectus' market leading Vertical Slider combines all the benefits of high performing modern materials and functionality with period character and design. Advanced technology and traditional design come together to create the perfect solution for period properties. Fully featured Ovolo... [Read more]


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A stronger proposition with Secured by Design

A stronger proposition with Secured by Design - 05/11/2014

Spectus Window Systems has been awarded Police Preferred Specification status across its Elite 63 and Elite 70 ranges, inclusive of its casement; tilt and turn; fully reversible and vertical slider windows plus PVC-U doors, under the Secured by Design licensing scheme. As the official UK Police flagship... [Read more]


Spectus Elite 70 completes townhouse developement

Spectus Elite 70 completes townhouse developement - 07/10/2014

Spectus Window Systems' Elite 70 system has been used to give a traditional new build development in Swinton, Greater Manchester a contemporary twist. Through its fabricator Worsley Glass, windows, curtain walling and bi-folding doors were supplied and installed in seven townhouses. The development... [Read more]


Celebrating 15 years in partnership with Tyldesley Windows

Celebrating 15 years in partnership with Tyldesley Windows - 02/09/2014

This summer Spectus Window Systems is celebrating 15 years in partnership with Manchester-based fabricator and installer, Tyldesley Windows. The systems company marked the occasion with a presentation plaque; received by managing director and founder of Tyldesley Windows, Mike Potts. First established... [Read more]


Spectus launches new hardware catalogue

Spectus launches new hardware catalogue - 28/07/2014

Spectus Window Systems is always searching for ways to make life simpler for its customers.  With its hardware partner Safeware and its one-stop-shop approach, the systems company has made it easier than ever before with the launch of its brand new hardware catalogue.  Available in hard copy and online as a flip-book... [Read more]


Spectus Window Systems launches triple glazing competition

Spectus Window Systems launches triple glazing competition - 16/04/2014

Have you recently completed a triple glazing that's worth shouting about? Then Spectus Window Systems wants to hear about it. In support of the Triple Glazing Question the company has launched its very own Triple Glazing Competition. The team at Spectus Window Systems wants to hear from fabricators and... [Read more]


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Snape Road
SK10 2NZ
Tel: 0800 328 5273
Fax: 0800 731 2467


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