VELUX Manual Opening Skylight


VELUX Manual Opening Skylights are designed for ease of use with a hinge at the top and a hand operated winder mechanism at the bottom.

High Performance Double Glazing, a Flyscreen & a Control Hook are included as standard.

Price excludes Velux EDW flashing.

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The VELUX Manual Opening Skylight range is the group of skylights starting with product code VS. The skylight frame is high quality pine. The glass is Velux High Performance Double Glazing. The hinge is located at the top of the skylight. This skylight is easy to open with a chain winder at the bottom of the window.

This opening skylight is supplied with an operating hook, for which a control rod may be purchased, alternatively a control handle is available to replace the hook when the window is within reach.


Velux  windows are available in a standard range of sizes, as shown in the chart below. Evidently we have  a size to suite every application! The window sizes as they would appear on the roof width(mm) by height(mm) – they are not rotatable!




If automation is your thing please consider a Velux Solar Skylight or Velux Electric skylight, these skylights have motors and a wireless keypad, as such they are perfect for out of reach situations, and offer a high degree of automation when used with the VELUX Active.

VELUX have a full a range of blinds for all their windows and skylights – the most popular solar honeycomb blind controls radiant heat as well as light.

Other features include:

  • White painted interior wood frame and sash.
  • Outer aluminium cappings (grey).
  • (VS Only) Control rod or window handle purchased separately.
  • (VSS Only) Complete with pre-installed electric motor, external solar battery charger and external rain sensor
  • (VSE & VSS) Radio frequency controller with advanced control options for both skylights and blind operation.
  • Home Automation Systems interface (KLF 100) available.
  • VELUX ACTIVE Home Automation now available.
  • Simple to install –  VELUX flashing kits available.
  • Smooth, low profile sits lower in the roof, does not obstruct the roofline.
  • Choice of 9 sizes.
  • High Performance double glazing as standard, with NEAT™ outer coating, reduces cleaning frequency.
  • Insect screen fitted as standard. Have all your meals with your family in comfort. Enjoy a peaceful night sleep. All without the unwelcome presence of insects.
  • Approx 80% Heat Block.
  • This window must be installed at at least 15 degrees to the horizontal.

Data Sheets & other Documents

VELUX Product data sheets, fitting instructions and other documents available.

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Additional information

Weight 28.57 kg
Dimensions N/A
Size (mm)

C01 – 550(w) x 700(h), C04 – 550(w) x 980(h), C06 – 550(w) x 1180(h), C08 – 550(w) x 1400(h), M02 – 780(w) x 780(h), M04 – 780(w) x 980(h), M06 – 780(w) x 1180(h), M08 – 780(w) x 1400(h), S01 – 1140(w) x 700(h), S06 – 1140(w) x 1180(h)