Glass is probably one of the most ancient of building materials, but it is in its most advanced forms that it having a significant role to play in the refurbishment of historic properties, as Susan Sinden, Commercial Manager of leading glass processor ESG Group Ltd, explains.

Glazing is a highly versatile option for the exterior of many buildings. Susan Sinden, Commercial Manager of ESG Group, looks at how specifying strong, durable toughened laminated glass allows architects to create uninterrupted clear views, using larger panel sizes.

Cavity Trays Ltd was asked to visit an attractive church that had been erected ten years earlier. It was built of cavity wall construction, punctuated with some large traditional stone mullions. A sympathetic blend of new with old.

Established in 1932, Sidey are Scotland’s leading manufacturer, supplier and installer of quality windows, doors & composite fire doors. Our turnkey fenestration solutions achieve energy efficiency, security, durability, and whole-life sustainability.

From the brightly colourful houses in Portobello Road to the traditional Suffolk Pink, colour can play an important part in the identity of a home or building.

The world’s leading trade fair for architecture, material, and systems, BAU 2023 will be opening its doors from 17-22 April in Munich and GEZE, a specialist in door, window and safety technology will be exhibiting a range of innovative products, system solutions and services at the show.

ESG Switchable™ glass has been used to create a new multi-use space for the church and community at St Dionis Church in Parsons Green, London.

Comfort, exquisite details and technology lead the world of architecture and decoration in the transition to a new year of potential challenges and possibilities.

Sidey has been in business continuously for over 90 years and is one of the UK’s longest established, most reliable and experienced fenestration solution providers with a proven track record to match.

Be it residential or commercial, the exterior of buildings often feature wood as part of its design such as window framing, doors, cladding, and fencing, all of which requires a quality wood finish to provide it with the necessary high protection and longevity it deserves.

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