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Another bread-and-butter job for Cornwall Glass Bristol

Cornwall Glass & Glazing recently completed a high-profile project in Wadebridge, Cornwall, which involved early design input, when the original structural design team left the project. This involved a close collaboration with our end client and our on-site team.   Wadebridge-based Malcolm Barnecutt Bakery approached our Truro branch of Cornwall Glass & Glazing to design, [...]


New promotions at Cornwall Glass & Glazing

Cornwall Glass & Glazing has promoted three highly experienced members of our trade branch team into senior positions, reflecting both the effectiveness of our company’s in-house training programme and the strength in depth of our home-grown talent: Ryan Thomas, Steven Ellis and Sam Steele. Ryan Thomas is the new Branch Manager of the Truro branch [...]


Community focus for Cornwall Group’s charitable fund

Cornwall Group has awarded £16K in grants to charities across Cornwall, as part of our regular initiative to support good causes in our community.   Each year, our Cornwall Glass Panel meets to allocate money among charities that have applied for grants via the Cornwall Community Foundation. We select charities from six categories: Wellbeing and [...]


Cornwall Group toughens up to be match fit

Cornwall Group is on target to invest £2 million in Forward Glass by the end of June, including a new toughening plant, which reflects our group’s determination to be ‘match fit’ for when the economy is expected to pick up by the start of 2025.   Cornwall Group acquired Birmingham-based Forward Glass in December 2023, [...]


Further investment in people, IT and machinery at Cornwall Group

Cornwall Group is on target to invest £5 million in plant, machinery and IT over the next 18 months, which will help us to improve efficiency, train colleagues, and maintain the high levels of quality our company is known for.   This figure is in addition to our acquisition of Birmingham-based Forward Glass which we [...]


Bumpy ride

Cornwall Group’s Chairman Mark Mitchell argues that you will weather what will probably be a difficult year if you’ve invested. Mark Mitchell, Company Chairman Cornwall Group – which includes Cornwall Glass Manufacturing, Mackenzie Glass, Cornwall Glass & Glazing, and the recently acquired Birmingham-based Forward Glass – has its eyes set on a profitable [...]


Cornwall Group wins big at Apprenticeship Awards

Cornwall Group won two prestigious awards at this year’s Truro and Penwith College’s Cornwall Apprenticeship Awards and was ‘Highly Commended’ in a further seven. Ned Seabourne, who was crowned Accountancy Apprentice of the Year, said the award has improved his confidence and validates his efforts to make the most of his apprenticeship journey. “I think [...]


Forward planning

Cornwall Group’s chairman Mark Mitchell explains why the company is on the acquisition trail.   At the beginning of December 2023, Cornwall Group acquired Birmingham-based Forward Glass, which stood out as our Group’s most substantial deal to date.   “We’ve made no secret of the fact that we are willing to talk to glass company [...]


Don’t forget to invest!

Cornwall Group’s Chairman, Mark Mitchell, argues that we should be looking beyond 2024 for real opportunities.   The year ahead will be characterised less by trends in products, and more about how companies manage the complexities that come our way. It is a General Election year (which always causes a certain amount of instability in [...]


New marketing channels for Cornwall Glass

Cornwall Glass & Glazing has created a presence at the National Self Build & Renovation Centre in Swindon, which will help support our national presence. We talk to our Managing Director Paul Garrard about its significance, and how the company continues to adapt after 45 years of business. Cornwall Glass & Glazing are at the [...]