Glass Balustrades

Glass Balustrades

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Applications include the following…

  • Stair handrails
  • Decking rails, grab rails and balustrade’s
  • Balconies, terrace and patio railing
  • Stainless steel kitchen and bathroom fixtures
  • Home frameworks – wall-mounted head rests, art displays and shelving
  • Swimming pool perimeters
  • Privacy screens
  • Wind breaks

Glass balustrades give an elegant finish and allow uninterrupted views, whilst defining spaces. They create a dramatic look, maximizing light and space and can be used for staircases, balconies and terraces.

Modern Glass can design and install bespoke glass balustrade’s tailored to any particular project or building.

Modern Glass designs, manufactures and installs stunning glass balustrades for commercial and domestic clients and their in-house team of experts is accustomed to working closely a variety of clients to develop the right solution for each project.

Their glass balustrades can be frameless or glazed into a stainless steel or timber balustrade system. Modern Glass’ in-house team will carry out a site survey and help to draw up the necessary working drawings and specifications. All balustrade and handrail systems are designed to comply with relevant current regulations including BS 6180, BS 6399, BS 8300, AD Part M, AD Part K and DDA guidelines.

Taper-Loc™ systems: Modern Glass use this innovative dry glaze, frameless glass balustrade system for the ultimate sophisticated look.

• The Taper-Loc™ glass balustrade system is designed for use in commercial and domestic applications
• The system uses toughened or toughened and laminated glass. Cheadle Glass typically uses 12mm, 15mm or 19mm glass but it can be up to 25.52mm thick
• The dry glaze system means there is no need for cement
• Tested to meet building control requirements BS6180: 1999 and BS6399-1: 1996
• The system allows for adjustment, dismantling or replacement of the glass panels
• The system can easily be fitted with a handrail if required
• This frameless glass balustrade system can be base or side-fixed

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Side fix systems: Offer clean lines and are perfect for staircases, atriums and open plan spaces.

• The side fix glass balustrade system can be used internally or externally
• Handrails are optional
• The system uses toughened or toughened and laminated glass. Cheadle Glass typically uses 12mm, 15mm or 19mm glass but it can be up to 25.52mm thick

Glass clamp systems: Being the most versatile, the glass clamp system can be used for most applications.

• They are ideal for use on staircases and balconies
• They are usually incorporated into a steel or timber post framed system
• The system uses toughened or toughened and laminated 10mm or 12mm glass

Glass channel systems: Stylish in design, the glass channel system can be used indoors or outdoors. The glass is fixed into a mild steel or stainless steel channel using a two-part epoxy resin. There are no visible fixings above the base of the glass panels and the system gives the appearance of glass floating above the ground.

Framed & Frameless Juliet balconies: Can be achieved using glass to create a clean, modern look. They can be bolt fixed or channel fixed using toughened or toughened and laminated 15mm glass.

Clients can incorporate clear, tinted, frosted or sandblasted glass in any of the above glass balustrade systems.