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

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

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

New Product Innovation For Sealed Units From Cornwall Glass & Glazing: SiestaT

  SiestaT is the all-round solution for conservatories, offering total solar control to all sections of the conservatory. The new sealed unit developed at Cornwall Glass, gives an all over neutral tint across the whole conservatory providing a higher aesthetic appeal to the finished conservatory. The double glazed sealed unit provides outstanding performance: Light Transmission [...]

2017-07-28T13:13:40+00:00

Fire Rated Insulating Glass Units Are Now Manufactured At M5 Glass Centre

M5 Glass Centre has extended their comprehensive portfolio of products, by adding Fire Rated Insulating Glass Units to their range. The new production of fire units will be available throughout the 15 glass centres within the Cornwall Glass Group. After thorough testing with Pilkington’s and engaging with their external production auditors, to ensure the correct [...]

2017-07-28T13:13:04+00:00

Westcountry Glass Celebrates It’s 5th Birthday

  Double celebrations were held at Westcountry Glass in Saltash, Cornwall. Westcountry Glass, part of the Cornwall Glass Group celebrated their 5th year of trading in July where in these past 5 years they have firmly placed themselves as the South West’s leading sealed unit supplier. The birthday was a double celebration as the month [...]

2017-07-28T12:49:47+00:00