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Cornwall Glass Fund – Grant Updates

In 2018 Cornwall Glass celebrated 40 years in business with 40 grants of £400 to community groups within Cornwall and Isles of Scilly. Supporting this offer we hosted four drop in sessions for advice on how to apply and were delighted to award a total of £19,000 to 46 community projects. We caught up with [...]

2019-05-14T13:09:53+00:00

Monkey Business at Dartmoor Zoo

The People Behind the Glass In Plymouth Trade Counter working with…Dartmoor Zoological Park November 2018 We’re going to the zoo, zoo, zoo… A cold and misty afternoon in November didn’t dampen the infectious and un-bounding enthusiasm of the team at Dartmoor Zoological Park (DZP) near Plymouth. Lisa Tatam our Plymouth Trade Counter manager arrived not [...]

2019-05-08T15:01:25+00:00

Acoustic Glass combats road and air traffic noise pollution

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) after air pollution, traffic noise is the single largest environmental problem facing Europe, causing more than 60,000 premature deaths each year. This is something recognised on this side of the channel with a series of major new government initiatives launched in the last year to address the worst [...]

2019-03-20T15:10:43+00:00

Heritage IGUs are about low sightlines but do they come with a potential cost in performance? 

Heritage IGUs are about low sightlines but come at a potential cost in performance. There are a number of drivers currently converging which make the energy efficiency of older and period properties, including their windows, increasingly important. The only exemptions from the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES), which came into force in April 2018, are [...]

2019-03-20T13:22:44+00:00

National Apprenticeship Week 2019 #FireItUp

Cornwall Glass continues to close the skills gap through a highly innovative training partnership with Apprenticeships in partnership with Exeter College. This week we celebrate with the rest of the UK, all those blazing their own trail through a diverse range of apprenticeships, especially those with in the Glass Industry. The UK lies fourth from [...]

2019-02-26T11:45:33+00:00

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