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

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

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

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

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

Golf Day 2017

Clubs were dusted off and swings practiced for the Cornwall Glass 2017 Golf Day held in the gentle undulating parkland course at Truro Golf Club. Even the sun made a fleeting appearance throughout the day. Directors Mark Norcliffe (pictured far left) Matt Prowse and Angus Herdman were joined by company founder Dave Mitchell and Cornwall Glass [...]

2017-09-13T09:54:10+00:00

Getting on like a house on fire!

After five years of a successful collaboration, the relationship between Exeter and Mackenzie Glass Centres and Pilkington goes from Strength to strength. Pilkingtons Fire Glass at Exeter and Mackenzie Glass Centres have recently been awarded a significant upgrade in the partnership, the glass centre has been recognised for their consistent production and service achievements coupled with [...]

2017-07-28T13:16:52+00:00

£5million investment for Westcountry Glass

A £5 million investment and 30 new jobs to be created with one big move to Plymouth for the local family run glazing manufacturer, Westcountry Glass.   Westcountry Glass, which is part of the Cornwall Glass Group, is making their largest investment in its 37 years of trading of £5million. The sealed unit manufacturer, currently [...]

2017-07-28T13:16:20+00:00

Cornwall Glass continues to strengthen their relationship with Ritec International

Over 40 employees from the Cornwall Glass Group have recently received expert training from Ritec International in applying the new ClearShield Eco-System™. Glaziers and production staff undertook the training to apply the market-leading glass surface treatment to both installed and new glass. The sales and estimating teams have also received training to extend their knowledge [...]

2017-07-28T13:15:35+00:00