Don’t forget to invest!

Cornwall Group’s Chairman, Mark Mitchell, argues that we should be looking beyond 2024 for real opportunities.   The year ahead will be characterised less by trends in products, and more about how companies manage the complexities that come our way. It is a General Election year (which always causes a certain amount of instability in [...]


Apprentice success for Cornwall Group

Cornwall Group has been shortlisted eight times at the 2024 Cornwall Apprenticeship Awards, reflecting the value our company sees in investing in young talent across the southwest of the UK. The finalists include Maisie Simpson who joined Cornwall Group in July 2022 as an apprentice in our marketing department. Maisie is in the running for [...]


Putting Solar Gain in the Shade

Cornwall Glass Manufacturing’s Commercial and Technical Director Angus Herdman believes solar control is crucial in the new era of energy-efficient buildings.   The Future Homes Standard (FHS) is expected to come into force in 2025, and it will mark a significant change in the way the thermal performance of building components is calculated for newbuild [...]


The Processor’s Apprentice

For Cornwall Group, the skill crisis is something we are managing effectively by actively engaging with the apprenticeship programme.   Heidi Boyce is a 20-year-old apprentice working at our Highbridge factory of Cornwall Glass Manufacturing while completing a Level 2 NVQ in Glass Processing.   Heidi is one of our 10 apprentices who started working [...]


Cornwall Glass Manufacturing holds first Golf Day in Okehampton!

Cornwall Glass Manufacturing recently hosted a Golf Day for our customers at the stunning Ashbury Hotel Golf Resort near Okehampton in Devon, which was spread across three beautiful courses. “Ashbury Golf Resort is located just north of Dartmoor, and the three courses our customers played on – Pines, Kigbeare and Beeches – all took in [...]


Confidence and ambition

Growing a successful business takes time and patience, says Paul Garrard, Managing Director of Cornwall Glass & Glazing. Sales of glass products into commercial projects or domestic refurbishment drive the glass industry in the UK and, like elsewhere in construction and home improvement sectors, constant refinement and investment in your offering is key to success, [...]


New investment in fleet and software

Cornwall Glass & Glazing has taken delivery of eight brand-new transit vans and we have unveiled a new IT platform across our seven sites in the Southwest. Together, they represent a £500K investment and build on the high level of customer service our company is known for. The eight Ford Transit vans are a key [...]


The demand for triple glazing continues to grow

The demand for triple glazing is increasing now as homeowners and developers seek to future-proof their homes by improving the thermal efficiency of building products. “One volume housebuilder in the Southwest is now installing triple-glazed windows into all new starts,” Cornwall Glass Manufacturing’s Joint Managing Director Mark Norcliffe said. “This is starting to feed through [...]


£20 million investment announced

Cornwall Group has committed to spending £20 million in new property, new machinery, specialist fleet vehicles, and other new equipment over the next two years. Cornwall Group, which includes Cornwall Glass Manufacturing, Mackenzie Glass, and our commercial glazing and retail arm Cornwall Glass & Glazing, has secured additional finance via its bank to enhance a [...]


Increased demand for triple glazing is happening now

Demand for triple glazing is increasing right now, argues Cornwall Glass Manufacturing’s Joint Managing Director Mark Norcliffe.     “One volume housebuilder in the South West is installing triple glazed windows into all new starts from the summer,” Cornwall Glass Manufacturing’s Joint Managing Director Mark Norcliffe reveals. “So we should expect an increase in demand [...]