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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

Fixed Rooflights

Fixed Rooflights

Fixed rooflights are all about bringing the outside in. Maximum daylight, minimum framework. You can choose from our standard range of flat flush roo...

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Flushglaze Fixed Rooflight

Flushglaze Fixed Rooflight

The Flushglaze rooflight is a minimalist fixed rooflight, with ‘frameless’ internal views designed to allow as much natural daylight into a room as po...

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Flushglaze Modular Rooflight

Flushglaze Modular Rooflight

The beauty of the Flushglaze system is its flexibility, meaning it can be used in a variety of applications – from residential, to commercial or publi...

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Flushglaze Fixed Walk On Rooflight

Flushglaze Fixed Walk On Rooflight

Walk-on rooflights using Flushglaze technology designed to be installed flush with external flooring – perfect for flat roof terraces. These units a...

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Flushglaze Wall Abutted Rooflight

Flushglaze Wall Abutted Rooflight

The Flushglaze wall abutted rooflight is a minimalist fixed rooflight, with ‘frameless’ internal views designed to be structurally fixed to a wall or ...

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Flushglaze Eaves Rooflight

Flushglaze Eaves Rooflight

The Glazing Vision ‘eaves’ Flushglaze rooflight comprises of two or more glazed sections installed in both vertical and horizontal planes, joined toge...

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Ridgeglaze Fixed Rooflight

Ridgeglaze Fixed Rooflight

The Ridgeglaze rooflight is a glass ridge rooflight designed to be installed over the apex of your pitched roof and allow glazing on both returns. The...

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Flushglaze Fire Rated Rooflight

Flushglaze Fire Rated Rooflight

Safety products can often be a compromise between form and function, but this is something we refuse to accept. We designed our Flushglaze rooflight w...

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Pitchvent Opening Roof Window

Pitchvent Opening Roof Window

The Pitchvent is a UKCA and CE marked ventilation roof window designed to be installed in pitched tiled roof applications. The Pitchvent can be used ...

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Pitchglaze Fixed Roof Window

Pitchglaze Fixed Roof Window

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

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Sliding Rooflights

Sliding Rooflights

Our sliding rooflight range is ideal for increasing natural daylight and natural ventilation in your building. We offer several standard sliding roofl...

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Sliding Over Fixed Opening Rooflight

Sliding Over Fixed Opening Rooflight

The Glazing Vision Sliding Over Fixed rooflight combines a sliding pane of glass that retracts over a fixed one. This combination is designed to allow...

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Sliding Over Roof Opening Rooflight

Sliding Over Roof Opening Rooflight

Our Sliding Over Roof unit does exactly what you’d expect; the entire section of glazing retracts out onto your roof space, leaving you with open, uni...

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Skyglide Opening Rooflight

Skyglide Opening Rooflight

The Skyglide is our entry level sliding rooflight, the sliding lid section is entirely self supporting and opens using telescopic cantilever rails hid...

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Hinged Rooflights

Hinged Rooflights

Hinged rooflights can be used for ventilation, maintenance access, or to access terraces and roof decks. Glazing Vision manufacture three different ro...

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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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VisionVent Manual Ventilation Rooflight

VisionVent Manual Ventilation Rooflight

The Glazing Vision Visionvent rooflight is designed to provide a combination of natural daylight and natural ventilation to your space. The manually ...

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VisionVent Chain Drive Rooflight

VisionVent Chain Drive Rooflight

The Glazing Vision Visionvent rooflight is designed to provide a combination of natural daylight and natural ventilation to your space. Our chain act...

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Skydoor Hinged Access Rooflight

Skydoor Hinged Access Rooflight

The Glazing Vision Skydoor is a fully glazed hinged opening skylight for roof terrace access. With just a press of a button you have comfortable, eas...

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Box Access Rooflights

Box Access Rooflights

For the ultimate in terrace access we design and manufacture sliding box skylights. These units are available as free-standing box rooflights, which a...

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Free Standing Skybox Rooflight

Free Standing Skybox Rooflight

Skybox 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 ...

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Three Wall Box Rooflight

Three Wall Box Rooflight

The three-wall box rooflight is designed to provide permanent access to your roof terrace. It operates in the same way as our freestanding box rooflig...

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xVent AOV Smoke Vent Rooflight

xVent AOV Smoke Vent Rooflight

The xVent Automatic Opening Vent (AOV) rooflight is a fully tested and certified fire safety product. It has been UKCA marked to EN 12101-2:2003. The...

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Pyramid Fixed Rooflights

Pyramid Fixed Rooflights

The Glazing Vision pyramid rooflight is a contemporary evolution of the traditional roof lantern. There are two basic options available, a square pyr...

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Fixed Pyramid Rooflight

Fixed Pyramid Rooflight

Our fixed pyramid rooflights are manufactured as standard at 45° using glass to glass joins and structural silicone seals. They feature dual-colour as...

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Fixed Lantern Rooflight

Fixed Lantern Rooflight

The Glazing Vision fixed lantern rooflight is a contemporary evolution of the traditional roof lantern. Glass to glass joins feature extensively on t...

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Walk On Rooflights

Walk On Rooflights

Walk-on rooflights using Flushglaze technology designed to be installed flush with external flooring – perfect for flat roof terraces. These units a...

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AOV Rooflights

AOV Rooflights

Glazing Vision manufacture glass rooflights which are certified and tested as fire safety products. Our fire rated Flushglaze unit is a fixed rooflig...

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Secured by Design Rooflights

Secured by Design Rooflights

Part Q Compliant Secured by Design glass rooflights tested to LPS2081:1 2015 Security isn’t something you leave to chance, you should ensure that all...

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Blog

Improving your building safety with glass rooflights

Improving your building safety with glass rooflights

The standards of performance that glass should achieve, centre upon preventing anybody from accidentally falling through a rooflight, but what about i...

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Producing architectural glass for the construction industry

Producing architectural glass for the construction industry

The development of glass manufacturing technology over the last 60 years has fed ambitious architectural uses of glass; in turn, the increased consump...

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Understanding U-Values as a measure of thermal transmittance

Understanding U-Values as a measure of thermal transmittance

Utilising the potential of various coatings and glass types has other benefits. Compared to the total surface area of the building fabric, the heat lo...

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Reducing the risk of spontaneous glass breakage

Reducing the risk of spontaneous glass breakage

Spontaneous glass breakage is known to occur in toughened glass, due to the stabilising of nickel sulphide (NiS) present in the material. The risk of ...

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When security is priority, is laminated glass the best to use?

When security is priority, is laminated glass the best to use?

Bonding two panes of glass with an interlayer produces laminated glass, a catch-all term to cover the various combinations of glass and interlayer. Be...

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Glazing Vision Rooflights shortlisted for the AJ Specification Awards 2019

Glazing Vision Rooflights shortlisted for the AJ Specification Awards 2019

We are delighted to announce that the full shortlist for the inaugural AJ Specification Awards has been released, and that two of our projects have be...

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SPECIFYING FRAMELESS ROOFLIGHTS AND ROOF WINDOWS

SPECIFYING FRAMELESS ROOFLIGHTS AND ROOF WINDOWS

If you’re trying to decide on the right rooflights for a project, be sure to take some time to consider the benefits of specifying frameless rooflight...

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What are the benefits of natural daylight for saving energy?

What are the benefits of natural daylight for saving energy?

What are the benefits of natural light? Natural light is integral to the quality of our indoor environments. It creates a pleasing, stimulating and mo...

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Design considerations for creating outdoor space with roof terraces

Design considerations for creating outdoor space with roof terraces

Having outdoor living space is an important consideration for modern homes. With space often at a premium, especially in urban locations, a roof terra...

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Are performance declarations accurate for roof windows?

Are performance declarations accurate for roof windows?

How is the thermal performance of roof glazing assessed? Although rooflights and roof windows make up only a fraction of the market compared to doors ...

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How to get roof window and rooflight specification right

How to get roof window and rooflight specification right

Appropriate building fabric specification One of the benefits of a ‘whole building’ approach to energy efficiency is the ability to compensate for po...

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Using SAP and SBEM calculations to measure building compliance

Using SAP and SBEM calculations to measure building compliance

How is building performance assessed? For new-build construction projects, building regulations take an inter-connected ‘package’ of measures into con...

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How roof glazing can help to achieve a fabric first approach

How roof glazing can help to achieve a fabric first approach

What is ‘thermal performance’? When thinking about the energy efficiency of buildings, it’s easy to focus on heat loss through individual elements and...

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Three features to look for in modern roof glazing products

Three features to look for in modern roof glazing products

When looking to specify or purchase rooflights or roof windows, certainly terminology appears repeatedly. But the meaning or significance of that term...

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What affects the thermal performance of roof glazing?

What affects the thermal performance of roof glazing?

In any construction project, having an early idea of likely material specifications is helpful to avoid last minute shocks and surprises. It’s particu...

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Specifying frameless rooflights and roof windows

Specifying frameless rooflights and roof windows

If you’re trying to decide on the right rooflights for a project, be sure to take some time to consider the benefits of specifying frameless rooflight...

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Creating bespoke rooflights using BIM

Creating bespoke rooflights using BIM

Creating bespoke rooflights using BIM What’s the most important ingredient for success in any building project? Communication is up there. Delivering...

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Is BIM for now or the future?

Is BIM for now or the future?

Is BIM for now or the future? April 4th 2016 was a milestone in the adoption of BIM in the UK construction industry. Earmarked well in advance by the ...

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What makes a rooflight BIM object?

What makes a rooflight BIM object?

What makes a rooflight BIM object? A BIM object, while providing an important visual representation of products and materials for use in design and co...

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BIM: The information in the model

BIM: The information in the model

Hearing the phrase ‘building information modelling’ conjures mental images of flashy 3D graphics, designed to show off the impressive architecture of ...

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Farmyard barn transformed into impressive contemporary home

Farmyard barn transformed into impressive contemporary home

Church Hill Barn, Suffolk Architect David Nossiter’s sensitive conversion of a derelict, yet heritage-listed farm barn building on the Suffolk/Essex ...

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Flushglaze or Pitchglaze? How to specify the right glazing product

Flushglaze or Pitchglaze? How to specify the right glazing product

Adding glazing to a roof can provide a variety of benefits for a building and its occupants, such as increasing the amount of natural light and provid...

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What is the minimum roof pitch for a rooflight or a roof window?

What is the minimum roof pitch for a rooflight or a roof window?

Rooflights and roof windows are both popular choices for bringing natural daylight into a property, and rooflights can also provide a variety of other...

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What is the difference between a skylight, rooflight or roof window?

What is the difference between a skylight, rooflight or roof window?

There are an increasing amount of products available that offer varying degrees of natural daylight and most will be familiar with smaller scale skyli...

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The top 15 FAQs about CE marking

The top 15 FAQs about CE marking

We often see the letters CE on products we purchase – from children’s toys to electronics, as well as windows and other construction products. While ...

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Up on the roof: how access rooflights can transform a living space

Up on the roof: how access rooflights can transform a living space

It’s easy to see why outdoor spaces are so highly desired among potential homebuyers. However, with space often at a premium, architects, designers an...

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What specifiers need to know about installing roof windows and rooflights

What specifiers need to know about installing roof windows and rooflights

The benefits of specifying roof windows and rooflights are clear: they provide high levels of natural light, they can be wonderful sources of ventilat...

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What are the performance considerations for rooflights and roof windows?

What are the performance considerations for rooflights and roof windows?

When specifying rooflights or roof windows, the first thing you’ll probably think about is how the items will look once they’re installed. This is cer...

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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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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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Case Studies

FRAMELESS ROOFLIGHTS HELPS ACCENTUATE THE OPEN PLAN CONTEMPORARY STYLE OF THIS NEW BUILD DWELLING

FRAMELESS ROOFLIGHTS HELPS ACCENTUATE THE OPEN PLAN CONTEMPORARY STYLE OF THIS NEW BUILD DWELLING

GROVE LANE, HACKNEY Situated within the Derbyshire Dales, and taking advantage of some spectacular views, this new build property installed three Gla...

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Award-Winning Grade II Listed Landmark Augmented by Wall-Abutted Flushglaze

Award-Winning Grade II Listed Landmark Augmented by Wall-Abutted Flushglaze

Glazing Vision’s Wall-abutted Flushglaze rooflight was central to unlocking natural light, enhancing old materials and highlighting modern additions t...

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Bespoke Ridgeglaze Rooflight Houses Astronomical Observatory at Starrenburg

Bespoke Ridgeglaze Rooflight Houses Astronomical Observatory at Starrenburg

This idyllic plot, situated just north of the Nevis Range, allowed the client to create their perfect home with the help of their builders. Key to bl...

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ELECTRICALLY HINGED ROOFLIGHT PROVIDES EFFECTIVE LIGHT SOURCE TO GRADE 2 LISTED BARN

ELECTRICALLY HINGED ROOFLIGHT PROVIDES EFFECTIVE LIGHT SOURCE TO GRADE 2 LISTED BARN

The installation of a frameless VisionVent hinged rooflight from Glazing Vision was key to unlocking the natural light in this 1800’s Grade 2 listed b...

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REFURBISHMENT AND EXTENSION PROJECT UTILISE FLUSHGLAZE WALK ON ROOFLIGHTS TO POSITIVELY IMPACT LIVEABLE SPACE

REFURBISHMENT AND EXTENSION PROJECT UTILISE FLUSHGLAZE WALK ON ROOFLIGHTS TO POSITIVELY IMPACT LIVEABLE SPACE

A new open plan arrangement in this Victorian terrace home has increased functionality and maximised daylight, using Glazing Vision’s fixed walk on ro...

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STUNNING BESPOKE RIDGEGLAZE CREATES ENVIABLE IMPACT INSIDE SPECTACULAR GOLF CLUB HOTEL

STUNNING BESPOKE RIDGEGLAZE CREATES ENVIABLE IMPACT INSIDE SPECTACULAR GOLF CLUB HOTEL

A dramatic multipart Ridgeglaze rooflight has been designed to run along the entire apex of the roof in the recently redesigned Machrie Hotel. Providi...

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FRAMELESS ROOFLIGHT CREATES ENVIABLE KITCHEN IN LONDON PROPERTY

FRAMELESS ROOFLIGHT CREATES ENVIABLE KITCHEN IN LONDON PROPERTY

Situated close to the City of London, and surrounded by sleek architectural design, this young couple were keen to remodel their home. The installatio...

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FLUSHGLAZE ROOFLIGHTS USED TO BRING LIGHT INTO CLEAN AND CONTEMPORARY APARTMENT BUILDINGS

FLUSHGLAZE ROOFLIGHTS USED TO BRING LIGHT INTO CLEAN AND CONTEMPORARY APARTMENT BUILDINGS

With limited vertical wall space for windows, Denizen Works utilised Glazing Visions’ fixed Flushglaze rooflights to flood the living spaces with ligh...

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EAVES FLUSHGLAZE ROOFLIGHT CREATES FEATURE FOR COMMERCIAL TUNING SHOP

EAVES FLUSHGLAZE ROOFLIGHT CREATES FEATURE FOR COMMERCIAL TUNING SHOP

Glass rooflights for commercial buildings are being specified more frequently, as architects are tasked with creating work spaces that are more engagi...

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FIXED CIRCULAR ROOFLIGHTS FOR HISTORIC HOME BUILDINGS

FIXED CIRCULAR ROOFLIGHTS FOR HISTORIC HOME BUILDINGS

Glazing Vision’s Flushglaze fixed and circular rooflights were installed within a fortress-like home, located on the shore of St Ouen’s Bay in West Je...

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CONTEMPORARY EXTENSION BRINGS NEW LIFE TO YUMMY YORKSHIRE

CONTEMPORARY EXTENSION BRINGS NEW LIFE TO YUMMY YORKSHIRE

MAXIMISING DAYLIGHT IN YORKSHIRE’S FAVOURITE CAFÉ AND ICE CREAM PARLOUR Continued growth has allowed Yummy Yorkshire, one of Yorkshire’s favourite caf...

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IMPRESSIVE ROOFLIGHTS FLOOD CHURCH EXTENSION WITH DAYLIGHT

IMPRESSIVE ROOFLIGHTS FLOOD CHURCH EXTENSION WITH DAYLIGHT

Situated in leafy north Oxford, this beautiful church forms a peaceful sanctuary for its parish and locals. The recently built front extension creates...

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PITCHGLAZE ROOF WINDOW WITH FRAMELESS DESIGN INSTALLED FOR SKY-ONLY VIEWS

PITCHGLAZE ROOF WINDOW WITH FRAMELESS DESIGN INSTALLED FOR SKY-ONLY VIEWS

A new, pitched roof extension to a private residence in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex now incorporates a stylish, modern kitchen and a family dining area comple...

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MODULAR ROOFLIGHT FILLS EXTENSION WITH NATURAL DAYLIGHT

MODULAR ROOFLIGHT FILLS EXTENSION WITH NATURAL DAYLIGHT

Improved awareness and appreciation of good design – in part a result of well-known property programmes on our television screens – means homeowners u...

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CONTEMPORARY ORANGERY WITH BESPOKE ROOFLIGHTS TRANSFORMS FAMILY HOME

CONTEMPORARY ORANGERY WITH BESPOKE ROOFLIGHTS TRANSFORMS FAMILY HOME

CONTEMPORARY ORANGERY WITH BESPOKE ROOFLIGHTS TRANSFORMS FAMILY HOME This elegant extension, designed by award-winning practice Chris Dyson Architects...

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Fixed lantern rooflight installed in live sedum roof to enhance Grade II listed property

Fixed lantern rooflight installed in live sedum roof to enhance Grade II listed property

An elongated pyramid rooflight by Glazing Vision was essential in bringing daylight and enhancing visual interest in this Grade 2 listed Norfolk dwell...

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Experimentation meets tradition in this striking London extension

Experimentation meets tradition in this striking London extension

Essential in bringing daylight into this resplendent family home were Glazing Vision’s Ridgeglaze roof light and modular Flushglaze fixed rooflight. I...

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