Posts Tagged "glass balustrades"

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

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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

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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…

Bespoke glass railings

Reducing your risk in architectural glass specification with inhouse technical specialists

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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…

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Specification advice – do glass balustrades need a continuous handrail?

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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…

Frameless Glass Balustrades

Specifying glass balustrades – what you need to know

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Glass balustrades are an increasingly popular feature within modern construction designs. Specifying glass balustrades is possible in two options – frameless glass designs and post systems. These structural glazing elements are used primarily to provide an aesthetically pleasing glass barrier…

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….