Expert glass hardware for seamless glass balustrade projects

Glass balustrades are an increasingly popular architectural feature within building projects. Up and down the country, they are featuring more and more in new build, renovation and refurbishment projects where glass is used to enhance building interiors and exteriors.

Glazing contractors and sub-contractors are facing increasingly challenging project timelines. Although technology is greatly improving in the production of architectural glass hardware, especially with the likes of BIM and offsite production, this is firmly counter balanced with increasingly tight project deadlines and budgets, stricter building regulations, and growing client expectations.

This is where Balustrade Components UK’s strengths lie. Not only do they provide high quality architectural glass hardware which ensures glass balustrading projects look the part and are fit for the purpose intended. But the company’s technical team supports glazing contractors and sub-contractors through every step of the project.

 

Frameless glass balustrades

 

Expert glass balustrade hardware, hand-made in Britain

 

With a large selection of imported glass fixings available in the glazing market, it is rare to find UK manufacturers who produce their own glass hardware. Balustrade Components UK are proud to support the Glass and Glazing industry with bespoke ranges of baluster posts, glass standoffs and more.

Manufactured in their Staffordshire based factory, precision engineering is core to the operation at Balustrade Components UK. By offering high quality architectural glass hardware it ensures all kinds of glass contractors, including installers, fabricators, merchants and more; get their glass balustrade projects right first time.

Paul Startin, Managing Director, comments, “We get glass contractors and sub-contractors getting in touch on a daily basis with an urgent requirement for their project. Quite often they’re on-site and either the design specification has changed by their client or they have been let down by their original supplier.

Our team here is fantastic and have a real ‘can-do’ attitude. If there is an urgent problem then we will do our very best to find an urgent solution – problem solving is key to our service offering.

We have a deep-rooted knowledge of the architectural glass market which our clients really appreciate. If they have a question on various technical aspects of their installation, for example certain load bearings, or even advice on complying with Building Regulations, we are happy to help.”

 

Glass balcony hardware

 

Premium support for glass contractors – we go the extra mile!

 

Balustrade Components UK understands the complexities and challenges faced by glazing professionals. First and foremost the company ensures their range of products supplied and manufactured is to the highest quality, ensuring architectural glazing projects exceed clients’ expectations.

Also, the company supplies bespoke glass hardware products as well as fixings with short-lead times – perfect for emergency glazing repairs, tender work, and maintenance contracts.

Secondly, the company knows how glass contractors operate and what they’re looking for in a glass hardware supplier. Balustrade Components UK offers technically sound, competent support for all glazing professionals.

BCUK’s clients are often involved with commercial glass projects, glazing refurbishment projects, site surveys, residential developments and more. Their work spans many sectors, including commercial, residential, hospitality, leisure, retail, and education.

As a result, BCUK has built up a wealth of experience and technical know-how within these sectors. The company can provide sound guidance on:

 

  • Achieving and exceeding Building Regulations (notably Approved Document K for the Protection from Falling, Collision and Impact, and BS 6180:2011 Barriers in and about buildings)
  • Design considerations for glass balustrades, including integrating frameless glass balustrades or post systems
  • Minimum height requirements of glass balustrades
  • Load bearings and requirements, which dictate forces applied to the barrier without being compromised or penetrated

 

Why choose Balustrade Components as your project partner?

 

Balustrade Components UK is a one-stop-shop manufacturer for installers and fabricators, offering high quality glass balustrade fixings with competent technical knowledge and guidance to match.

The company’s team thrives on problem-solving and offers practical, honest advice for glazing professionals.

Glass contractors and sub-contractors can buy direct from the company’s web shop. It also features an extensive blog for the latest developments, trends and product news.

For further information on the range of high quality glass balustrade fixings available, or if you require support with your build project, please contact our friendly, competent team on 01543 624 780 or email sales@balustradecomponents.co.uk

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