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

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

£400 for 40 Community Groups

Cornwall Glass to grant £400 to 40 community groups celebrating 40 years in business! Cornwall Glass celebrates 40 years in business and to mark this milestone is awarding 40 grants of £400 from their Cornwall Glass Fund to community groups throughout Cornwall.  Mark Mitchell, Chairman of Cornwall Glass, says “Being part of the community is [...]

2018-05-03T10:19:50+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