Glass balustrade project

Planning the perfect balustrade for your project


Glass balustrading is an extremely popular solution for a range of building applications, for many years now glass balustrading has been seen as the ‘go to’ solution for safe, secure and minimal look screening. In particular, the use of glass…

Glass Railings

Your guide to achieving compliance and understanding planning permission for glass balustrade projects

There are many considerations for designing and constructing architectural glazing features and glass balustrade projects within buildings. It is a challenging balancing act for installers, fabricators and other glazing professionals to ensure their glass balustrade or glass staircase project is…

Glass balustrade fixings

The popularity of glass clamps and their benefits for glass balustrade projects


The increasing specification of glass balustrades in recent years has led to a growth in the popularity of glass clamps. Post systems, as well as frameless systems, are used extensively across residential and commercial buildings to provide stylish glass railings,…

Glass Railings

Growing support for the Glass and Glazing Industry with bespoke, UK manufactured glass balustrade fixings


Despite a somewhat challenging year with the looming Brexit deadline and economic influences, the glass industry remains in buoyant mood. Balustrade Components, a UK-based glass balustrade fixings manufacturer, has enjoyed an upturn in glass hardware sales. And a series of…

Glass balustrades

Expert assistance in the architectural glass balustrades specification process

Here at Balustrade Components UK, we appreciate the technicalities and complexities in specifying architectural glazing products. Achieving compliance to Building Regulations, the adoption of new technology, and working with other stakeholders on intricate projects, all make for a challenging specification…

Frameless glass balustrades

AMG frameless glass balustrades specified on impressive new library construction


The Krook is an impressive new build development, situated on a previously dilapidated piece of land. Situated in the heart of Genk, it was a large scale urban regeneration project that now houses a library, laboratories and offices for Gent…

Bespoke glass railings

Reducing your risk in architectural glass specification with inhouse technical specialists


Architectural glass specification is an ever-changing and complex process. With the increasing adoption of new technology e.g. BIM, Virtual Reality, 3D Printing, within construction; as well as increasing workloads and job responsibilities for Architects, Contractors and other construction professionals; means…

Stainless steel handrails

Specification advice – do glass balustrades need a continuous handrail?


There is often confusion among homeowners and specification professionals as to whether there is a legal requirement for designing handrails into glass balustrades. Generally speaking, UK Building Regulations state that you don’t need a continuous handrail, even if the glass…

AMG Frameless Glass Balustrades

AMG Frameless Glass Balustrades specified and installed at luxurious, modern hotel


When Netherlands-based Oever Zaaijer Architects were appointed to design the Van der Valk Hotel in Utrecht, they turned to AMG Railings with their glass balustrading requirements. A multi-functional complex comprising of hotel rooms, conference facilities, restaurant and leisure facilities as…

Glass Staircases

Glass Staircases – what to look for when choosing your solution


Glass staircases are increasingly being specified into interiors, breathing light into enclosed hallways and interior spaces. Clients and home owners often push the boundaries in aesthetic design, to the detriment of functionality and compliance with regulations. How do you design…