Celebrating 10 Years of IGU Production

The newly formed Cornwall Glass Manufacturing (CGM), part of the Cornwall Group, took a moment to celebrate ten years of IGU production in Devon and Cornwall. The heavy rain didn’t dampen spirits and the resourceful Plymouth team served up burgers and sausages for all colleagues. Glass processors, drivers, sales team, office staff, apprentices and company [...]

2019-07-25T10:08:11+00:00

Cornwall Glass Restructure

Cornwall Glass announces a major restructure, allowing our own businesses to buy from competitors and even dropping ‘glass’ from the name of our newly formed Group. Cornwall Glass, or perhaps more accurately, the newly formed Cornwall Group, announced a major restructure of its businesses at the beginning of this month. With effect from 1st July [...]

2019-06-20T10:20:04+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

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

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

Cornwall Glass Heads “Up Country”

Mark Mitchell, Director of Cornwall Glass discusses the Group’s most recent acquisition, LW Architectural Glass and what it offers existing and new customers. Our acquisition of LW Architectural Glass this spring is exciting for lots of different reasons. Acquisitions are always interesting and it’s important for us strategically, to have a presence just outside London. [...]

2018-04-26T14:01:38+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