Brighten up your day

Top-hung roof windows

More natural light and fresh air

The sky is the limit with a top-hung roof window. Operated with an elegant handle at the bottom, VELUX top-hung roof windows give you a full, open view of your skyline and maximise the amount of natural daylight that can be allowed in. As well as opening outwards for an unobstructed view and feeling of extra space, VELUX top-hung windows also rotate 180 degrees for easy cleaning from the inside. 

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Benefits of top-hung roof windows

Enjoy panoramic views - While increasing your energy efficiency and natural ventilation

True skylight lighting - greatly increase the amount of natural light in your rooms

Convenient bottom operation - the perfect choice for loft conversions with windows in easy reach

Internal finish and glazing options

VELUX roof windows are available in various finishes and glazing options. Click on the relevant section opposite for further information

  • Glazing options

    70 pane - Safety glazing

    Laminated safety glazing as standard.

    60 pane - Noise reduction glazing

    Laminated inner pane for safety with Easy-to-clean coating plus greater energy efficiency and enhanced noise reduction

    66 pane - Energy efficiency glazing

    A triple glazed unit that offers an excellent level of thermal insulation. Easy-to-clean and Anti-dew coating to eliminate external condensation.

    62 pane - Extra noise reduction

    A triple glazed unit that offers and excellent level of sound reduction and thermal insulation, Anti-dew coating to eliminate external condensation.

  • Internal finish

    NEW white paint

    Bright white finish with discrete wood grain matches perfectly with modern interiors. Painted before assembly for a flawless finish

    White polyurethane

    High quality moulded polyurethane protects the timber core and is easy to wipe clean. Ideal for humid rooms such as kitchens and bathrooms

    Lacquered natural pine

    Warmth of natural pine with long lasting triple coat finish.

Excellent energy efficiency

Experience a more comfortable home and lower energy bills with VELUX ThermoTechnology™. Innovative use of high performance materials in the window construction provides excellent energy efficiency, insulation and an airtight seal. Look for the ThermoTechnology™ seal for your guarantee of excellent energy efficiency.

Natural ventilation – with a closed window

Let fresh air into your home even when you are away or sleeping, without having to worry about security or bad weather. Pull the unique top control bar once and you will allow fresh, filtered air to enter through the ventilation flap.

Enjoy fresh, clean, filtered air

The built-in air filter improves the indoor climate by preventing dust and insects from entering your home. The filter is reusable and easy to clean.

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Much more than just a window

Top-hung roof windows can dramatically change a room. They’re the fastest way to add natural light, ventilation and the feeling of openness to your under roof spaces. The impact in terms of daylight and fresh air, not to mention the view, is stunning.

Combine roof windows

Combine multiple VELUX roof windows to open up your home to more daylight. Choose between electric, solar or manual centre-pivot roof windows or manually operated top-hung roof windows.

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Centre-Pivot roof windows

A centre-pivot roof window is easy to operate - even with furniture beneath. The innovative top control bar allows you to install the window lower than an equivalent bottom-operated window to get an excellent view while standing and when seated.

Add on elements

The vertical window elements are designed to be installed directly below your VELUX roof windows. As the windows stretch nearly to the floor, they ensure a great view and open up your loft – and your living space.


VELUX flashings are precision-made and provide a weathertight seal between your roof window and the roofing material. The wide range of VELUX flashings makes it easy for you to choose the right flashing for your roof window, any combination of roof windows and your roofing material.