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116 C AT H E D R A L COMMU N C I AT I O N S C E L E B R AT I N G T W E N T Y F I V E Y E A R S O F T H E B U I L D I N G CO N S E R VAT I O N D I R E C TO R Y 1 9 9 3 – 2 0 1 8 WINDOW GLASS ◾ ◾ NORGROVE STUDIOS LTD Bentley, Redditch, Worcs B97 5UH Tel 01527 541545 Fax 01527 403692 Email bsinclair@norgrovestudios.co.uk www.norgrovestudios.co.uk SPECIALIST GLAZING STUDIO : Plain glazing for 17th, 18th and 19th century windows. Repair and rebuilding of early periods of glasswork. New handmade glass supplied to match originals. Ferramenta and casement repairs. Copies in wrought iron or stainless steel, leaded glazing in handmade glass only. Norgrove Studios is a small specialist glazing studio whose core business is stained glass, both restoration and newly commissioned work, with a specialist knowledge of vernacular buildings and glazing. The studio can help with building restoration, from advice and consultancy to practical works. Handmade glass supplied for sash windows. See also: display entry in Decorative & Stained Glass, page 118. WINDOWS & DOORS continued The Sash Restoration Co. www.sash-restoration.co.uk • Custom made traditional sliding box sash windows • Specialists in refined double glazed windows and doors • Full painting and fitting service Visit our website for further information Fax: 01432 269749 email: sales@sash-restoration.co.uk Unit 6d, The Thorn Business Park, Rotherwas, Hereford HR2 6JT Tel: 01432 359562 Glass for period windows The London Crown Glass Company specialises in providing authentic glass for the windows of period buildings. This glass, handblown using the traditional techniques of the glass blowers, is specified by The National Trust, the Crown Estates and indeed many others involved in the conservation of Britain’s heritage. Specify authentic period glass for your restoration projects. THE LONDON CROWN GLASS COMPANY 21 Harpsden Road, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 1EE Tel 01491 413227 Fax 01491 413228 londoncrownglass@gmail.com www.londoncrownglass.co.uk IMPORTERS OF POLISH CYLINDER GLASS, ROUNDELS & BULLIONS. Duke Street, Loughborough, Leicestershire LE11 1ED www.tatraglass.co.uk Email: contact@tatraglass.co.uk Telephone: 01509 235387, 01509 230433 Fax: 01509 232218 Until the 20th Century window glass developed two methods of production. Cylinder glass & Crown glass. The latter ceased manufacture in the 1930s & is not available anywhere in the world as present. Three factories in Europe can still produce cylinder glass. Tatra Glass solely import Polish Cylinder glass, of which there are approximately 200 colours, including 30 tints for restoration. 10,000m 2 yearly is brought in from Poland making us the largest stockist of antique glass in the UK. Tatra Glass (U.K.) WINDOW GLASS continued