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Glazing Vision Ltd

Technical experts in the design, manufacture and supply of engineered, architectural glass rooflights for residential and commercial buildings. Glazing Vision provide a comprehensive range of skylights to help bring light, air and space into the home.

The range includes state-of-the-art bespoke skylights, fixed flat and pyramid systems, walk on glazed roof lights, access box skylights and hinged ventilation roof lights, all manufactured with a sleek, minimal framework to meet building regulations such as Part L and Part Q.

In 2009 Glazing Vision has set up an International Division to service mainland Europe, Scandinavia and other destinations throughout the world.

Find out more about using Glazing Vision rooflights to help you to meet daylight, ventilation and access requirements please follow this link.


Products

Box Access Rooflights

Box Access Rooflights

When it comes to rooflights we make thinking outside the box a habit. This ethos has never been more clearly demonstrated than with our flagship rang...

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Fixed Rooflights

Fixed Rooflights

The Flushglaze is simplicity itself, a minimalist fixed rooflight with 'frameless' internal views designed to allow as much natural daylight into a ro...

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Flushglaze Eaves Rooflight

Flushglaze Eaves Rooflight

The eaves system takes the Flushglaze concept one step further by allowing the use of vertically glazed sections to be connected to overhead glazing. ...

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Flushglaze Fire Rated Rooflight

Flushglaze Fire Rated Rooflight

Our ‘Fire Rated’ Flushglaze® has been rigorously tested by the Building Research Establishment (BRE test report number 239658) and approved by Interna...

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Flushglaze Modular Rooflight

Flushglaze Modular Rooflight

The beauty of the Flushglaze system is its flexibility, for larger areas of glazing the glass panels can be linked together using a variety of differe...

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Flushglaze Rooflight

Flushglaze Rooflight

The Flushglaze is simplicity itself, a minimalist fixed rooflight with 'frameless' internal views designed to allow as much natural daylight into a ro...

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Flushglaze Walk On Rooflight

Flushglaze Walk On Rooflight

The versatility of the Flushglaze system is demonstrated perfectly in our walk on specification range of rooflights. These products can unlock the po...

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Freestanding Box Rooflight

Freestanding Box Rooflight

Box rooflights are the perfect solution if you're looking for easy access to your roof terrace. Operated at the touch of a button, the user simply cli...

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Pitchglaze Fixed Roof Window

Pitchglaze Fixed Roof Window

The Pitchglaze is a CE marked roof window designed to be installed in pitched tiled roof applications flush (in plane) with the tiling line. Glazing ...

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Ridgeglaze Fixed Rooflight

Ridgeglaze Fixed Rooflight

Flushglaze is not just limited to flat roofs or a single pitch. Glazing Vision have developed a ‘ridgeglaze’ system that is designed to be installed ...

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Secured by Design Rooflights

Secured by Design Rooflights

Security isn’t something you leave to chance, you should ensure that all windows, doors and rooflights are secure by specifying the right product for ...

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Skydoor Access Rooflight

Skydoor Access Rooflight

Skydoor is our most popular hinged access rooflight and is designed for day to day access to your roof space, ideal for terrace areas on flat roofs. ...

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Skyhatch Electric Rooflight

Skyhatch Electric Rooflight

Skyhatch electric is an access unit primarily, opening to a maximum 80° at full travel and can be stopped at any point to serve as a natural ventilati...

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Skyhatch Manual Rooflight

Skyhatch Manual Rooflight

The Skyhatch manual is our entry level access rooflight and does not require any power, this version of the Skyhatch is used where access to the roof ...

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Three Wall Box Rooflight

Three Wall Box Rooflight

Our three wall box configuration is one of the most popular and can offer an almost seamless integration into the fabric of your building. We have ma...

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VisionVent Chain Drive Rooflight

VisionVent Chain Drive Rooflight

The VisionVent chain drive replaces the manual winding mechanism with an motorised chain driven unit. This means that the rooflight can be opened at ...

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VisionVent Manual Ventilation Rooflight

VisionVent Manual Ventilation Rooflight

Our VisionVent rooflight range continues the design ethos of minimum framework, maximum daylight whilst offering a means of harnessing natural ventila...

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A guide to landings and headspace clearance for access rooflights

A guide to landings and headspace clearance for access rooflights

Part K of the Building Regulations defines what requirements must be met in order to prevent injuries due to falls, collisions and impacts. While Part...

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What type of stairs should be specified for access rooflights?

What type of stairs should be specified for access rooflights?

Designing an access rooflight isn’t just about the glass structure overhead. There’s also the “access” part to think about — how will users approach t...

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What are the glazing requirements for access rooflights?

What are the glazing requirements for access rooflights?

When specifying a glass building element, safety is a major consideration. This is certainly true for access rooflights, since users will have direct ...

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Are guards or barriers required for access rooflights?

Are guards or barriers required for access rooflights?

Since in many installations, an access rooflight creates a hole in a surface where people will be walking, safety is a crucial consideration. Approve...

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Access rooflights: What are the specification considerations?

Access rooflights: What are the specification considerations?

When it comes to specifying roof access, there are a lot of things to consider, from how often roof access will be needed, through to the appearance a...

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Box rooflights for access – unlock roof space and add value to city properties

Box rooflights for access – unlock roof space and add value to city properties

If you’re looking to construct a terrace or roof garden box rooflights can be the key to unlocking vital roof top space. Essentially a ‘sliding glass ...

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How will Brexit affect the future of construction businesses?

How will Brexit affect the future of construction businesses?

We’re in stormy, unchartered waters. The UK’s vote to exit the EU saw an immediate period of volatility in the financial markets as they look to offlo...

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Who is responsible for compliance with Building Regulations Approved Document Q?

Who is responsible for compliance with Building Regulations Approved Document Q?

In October 2015, changes to the Building Regulations meant that anyone wishing to install rooflights in ‘easily accessible areas’ on a building must m...

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Glazing Vision transitions to BSI ISO 14001 certification to promote environmental efficiency

Glazing Vision transitions to BSI ISO 14001 certification to promote environmental efficiency

Glazing Vision are pleased to announce that it has achieved a BSI ISO 14001 certification, moving from QMS to an UKAS accredited environmental managem...

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LPS 2081 and types of security ratings

LPS 2081 and types of security ratings

LPS 2081 Issue 1:2015 is one of the standards to which windows and other building components must be designed and tested, in order to satisfy the requ...

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What is the most relevant Part Q standard for domestic rooflights?

What is the most relevant Part Q standard for domestic rooflights?

To meet the requirements of Building Regulations Part Q, rooflights need to be designed, manufactured and tested to one of the following standards: P...

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What is LPS 2081 Issue 1 : 2015 security rating A?

What is LPS 2081 Issue 1 : 2015 security rating A?

LPS 2081 Issue 1 : 2015 security rating A is the latest standard to be published; this standard is similar to LPS1175 but specifically addresses resis...

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What is LPS 1175 Issue 7 : 2010 security rating 1?

What is LPS 1175 Issue 7 : 2010 security rating 1?

LPS Loss Prevention Standards are issued by the Loss Prevention Certification Board, an independent third-party service provided by the Building Resea...

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What is STS202 Issue 3 : 2011?

What is STS202 Issue 3 : 2011?

The technical specification involves a variation of tests carried out to one of six resistance classes, which equate to different lengths of attack an...

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What is STS204 Issue 3 : 2012?

What is STS204 Issue 3 : 2012?

STS stands for Security Technical Specification and the issue was published under the ‘Certisecure’ brand by Warrington Certification Ltd. STS204 Iss...

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What is PAS 24 : 2012?

What is PAS 24 : 2012?

PAS 24 : 2012, published by the British Standards Institute, provides a method for testing and assessing the enhanced security performance requirement...

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Glazing Vision design and production update

Glazing Vision design and production update

Glazing Vision is pleased to announce the appointment of two key members of staff, due to continued growth we have expanded both our bespoke design an...

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Secured by Design Rooflights

Secured by Design Rooflights

How secure are rooflights? One of the questions we often get asked when architects and their clients are looking to specify glass rooflights for a pr...

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Testing opening rooflights in line with Part Q building regulations

Testing opening rooflights in line with Part Q building regulations

So far we have summarised the recent changes to Building Regulations Part Q and examined which standard tests are most relevant for fixed glass roofli...

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Part Q security testing for fixed Flushglaze modular rooflights

Part Q security testing for fixed Flushglaze modular rooflights

In our last post we examined changes to Building Regulations Part Q and examined what test criteria was acceptable under Approved Document Q. One of ...

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Part Q and security testing for glass rooflights

Part Q and security testing for glass rooflights

From the 1st October 2015, Building Regulations have been updated to include Security of Dwellings under Approved Document Q, which has implications f...

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When thermal breaks should not be used for glass rooflights

When thermal breaks should not be used for glass rooflights

We have already demonstrated that the use of thermal breaks within aluminium extrusions can be an effective way of managing heat transfer and cold bri...

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Improving glass performance with low e coatings

Improving glass performance with low e coatings

For glass used in buildings to achieve the thermal efficiencies required by current UK Building Regulations, a low emissivity (low e) glass will need ...

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What is a thermal break and how does it work for glass rooflights?

What is a thermal break and how does it work for glass rooflights?

Most modern contemporary rooflights are designed using lightweight aluminium or steel frames for several good reasons: They provide great weight savin...

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The importance of using toughened glass for domestic rooflights and skylights

The importance of using toughened glass for domestic rooflights and skylights

Glass, when installed overhead in rooflights and skylights must be ‘safety glass’, which is often referred to as Toughened or Tempered Glass. Toughen...

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Installing solar panels to reduce carbon foot print

Installing solar panels to reduce carbon foot print

With an estimated 250,000 hectares of south facing roof space available on commercial buildings in the UK, installing solar panels is an effective way...

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Design considerations for specifying sliding glass rooflights

Design considerations for specifying sliding glass rooflights

Sliding glass rooflights for flat roofs can have a hugely positive impact within a building, serving not only as a source of natural daylight but also...

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What are ‘in plane’ and ‘out of plane’ rooflights?

What are ‘in plane’ and ‘out of plane’ rooflights?

Predominately an ‘in plane’ rooflight is a rooflight that is in plane (by which we mean flush) with the rest of the roof that it sits on. An in plane...

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Glazing Vision attend 2015 Manchester Design Awards

Glazing Vision attend 2015 Manchester Design Awards

Earlier this month Glazing Vision attended the 2015 Manchester Design Awards hosted by the Manchester Society of Architects, who are celebrating their...

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BS standards and CE marking – which standards apply to rooflights?

BS standards and CE marking – which standards apply to rooflights?

BS standards and CE marking – which standards apply to rooflights? There are many relevant standards that can impact on the specification of rooflight...

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