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So far Cornwall Glass has created 16 blog entries.

40 Years In The Making

Join us in our reflective look back on 2018 as we celebrated 40 years in business and look forward to 2019. Company founder Dave Mitchell and his wife Heather were persuaded to be involved in a celebratory video of the groups journey from its humble beginnings in an old Potato shop in Truro to it [...]

2018-12-05T14:16:56+00:00

Tea Party Celebration of £400 Grant Awards to 48 Cornish Groups

“It’s not often that one encounters an organisation with an ethos of absolute care, not only for their customers but also their employees, suppliers and surrounding communities. In fact, it’s anyone who happens to touch their business who will feel the genuine warmth and welcome which goes beyond the norm. This is the norm for Cornwall Glass.” [...]

2018-10-31T10:57:13+00:00

Poppy Of Honour

The Poppy Of Honour – Displaying over 1 million individual poppies with the hand written names of every serviceman and women killed or reported missing in action during WW1. What a privilege to supply, process and deliver the glass to encase this memorial. The Poppy rib, constructed of welded steel forms the frame for the memorial. Rob [...]

2018-10-09T10:22:03+00:00

Wine By The Glass

When our Exeter branch was approached with a photograph of a glass wine rack and asked “Can you make something like this for us?” their answer was of course. “We’ll have ago” Several months, lots of head scratching and hard graft later these beautiful, bespoke wine racks are occupying pride of place in our clients [...]

2018-09-04T12:13:20+00:00

EVA Laminate

EVA laminates are taking ground from PVB but if you’re installing architectural glass, which route should you go? It’s a numbers game. In the last three-years volumes of laminate glass production has increased according to analysts by anywhere between 16 and 24%. That’s substantial growth in anyone’s book. It’s also something which could accelerate further [...]

2018-08-02T16:05:08+00:00

Brighton Grand Hotel

Cornwall Glass has worked as a key supply Partner to David Salisbury Commercial, in the replacement of windows and doors in Brighton’s landmark, Grand Hotel. There is no more iconic image of the English seaside than the Grand Hotel, Brighton. The centrepiece of it’s promenade, the Grand Hotel was celebrated in Quadrophenia, the 1979 re-telling [...]

2018-05-23T12:11:47+00:00

Our Apprentice Journey through Home Grown Talent

Cornwall Glass is closing the skills gap through a highly innovative training partnership with Exeter College. The UK lies fourth from bottom in the EU’s table of participation in job-related adult learning. If our standing in EU league tables may not matter much after Brexit, it should nonetheless raise a red flag for manufacturing and [...]

2018-05-03T11:28:17+00:00

Turning Art Into Architecture

Proto Studios has completed a high-profile commission for Toronto Transit Commission, drawing on specialist IGU expertise from Cornwall Glass.  Glass has been synonymous with art since its very beginning. And it continues to be used to define a new generation of buildings today, creating exciting public spaces, which combine both form and function. This is [...]

2018-04-26T13:54:56+00:00

£400 for 40 Community Groups

Cornwall Glass to grant £400 to 40 community groups celebrating 40 years in business! Cornwall Glass celebrates 40 years in business and to mark this milestone is awarding 40 grants of £400 from their Cornwall Glass Fund to community groups throughout Cornwall.  Mark Mitchell, Chairman of Cornwall Glass, says “Being part of the community is [...]

2018-05-03T10:19:50+00:00

New Sales Appointment for Cornwall Glass

Cornwall Glass is delighted to welcome Steven Marques on board as Sales Manager for the company. Steven comes with over twenty years’ experience in the glass industry. Moving from South Africa to the UK 2 years ago, Steven spent 18 months with Glass Solutions as their area sales manager in Bristol and his expertise and [...]

2018-04-26T13:37:16+00:00