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

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

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

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

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