modern glass balustrades

Balconies, Decks & Balustrades – What to do to ensure they are safe

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Balconies, decks and balustrades are common sights in both domestic homes and gardens, as well as commercial and business settings. There are stringent regulations that relate to height, material, force and weight. All of which are important in ensuring they…

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Modern, Primary Healthcare Facility Specifies AMG Frameless Glass Railing

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The Haga Hospital is the largest hospital in The Hague, Netherlands. As part of a large renovation and new build extension program, the healthcare facility underwent a signification development. Part of this program was choosing a suitable frameless glass balustrade…

Glass Clamps

Complete Glass Balustrade Manufacturing Under One Roof

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  Architectural glazing construction projects are larger and more complex than ever before. Even with the early adoption of various new technologies available (e.g. BIM and prefabrication) to smooth the specification process; Specifiers, Architects and Contractors face increasingly challenging workloads….

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Understanding Planning Permission – When Do You Need It?

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Planning permissions isn’t always an easy topic to explain and as a result, many people don’t realise that they need it for certain projects. We explain some of the basic terms of planning permission, when you need to gain it…

Glass Railings

Step Inside Balustrade Components – British-made Balustrade Fixings

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  Situated on an industrial estate deep in the heart of Cannock is Balustrade Components UK, a unique glass balustrade fixings supplier who also manufacture their own precision engineered balustrade fixings. A forward-thinking, honest and industrious company, Balustrade Components UK’s…

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Modern, Sustainable Research Institute features frameless glass balustrading by AMG Railing

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  Located in Nieuwegein, a city in the Dutch province of Utrecht is the KWR Watercycle Research Institute. Designed by Cepezed Projects b.v. the modern research institute blends effortlessly with its natural surroundings and provides numerous energy savings through its…

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Everything You Need To Know About Glass Clamps

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What are glass clamps? It’s more and more common to see glass balustrades in all kinds of commercial and domestic settings. Along stairs, around balconies, on the edges of decking and around a pool, glass panelled railings are attractive, practical…

Balustrades prefabrication

Prefabrication and the benefits it brings to balustrade installations

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  With the rise of prefabricated balustrade installations within construction and the benefits it brings to build projects, building professionals are now seeing the benefits of assembling balustrade installations in carefully controlled factory conditions rather than the traditional methods of…

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Pool Safety

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When the sun shines, we all want to spend time outside. And the best way to cool off is to enjoy a swim. Splashing about in the local lake with friends, taking a swim in the sea or enjoying a…

When is a Balustrade Required?

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What are the legal requirements for balustrades? We take a look at when they need to be in place and what regulations they must meet. We are so accustomed to seeing balustrades are part of the fixtures and fitting in…