There a wide variety of stained glass makers and conservators in England, variety from museum quality conservation to domestic leaded lights. The Accreditation Scheme for the Conservation, Restoration and Repair of Stained Glass run by the British Society Society of Master Glass Painters has been integrated into the Institute of Conservation (ICON) Accreditation Scheme.
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Worked for over 25 years as a stained glass conservator at York Glaziers Trust, one of the UKís leading conservation studios, before leaving to work on fanlights and stained glass on a freelance basis. Also Georgian metal skylights, bronze glazing bars for windows and stained glass conservation.
Manufacturers and restorers of traditional leaded lights, stained glass and period steel windows. Designers and painters of new stained glass windows. All employees are CSCS card holders. Recent projects include Regent Palace Hotel Piccaddily, Manchester University, Sir John Soane Museum, Oxford Institute of Islamic Studies and St.Peter Chanel Church Atlanta USA. ICON member.
Artisan Stained Glass Studio is located near Perth in Scotland where we've been designing and making bespoke stained glass windows for over fifteen years. We also restore windows from the smallest cracks to completely rebuilding severely damaged ones and specialise in high detail painted glass. We're happy to give you expert advice for contemporary and traditional stained glass whether your project is domestic, commercial or ecclesiastic with a free initial consultation. We work all over Scotland and often send windows to the rest of the UK. Please feel free to get in touch with any questions you have. We're Associate Members of the British Society of Master Glass Painters.
Keith Barley, ICON accredited conservator, established Barley Studio, York, 40 years ago. The studio has gained an international reputation for the high standard of its stained glass conservation and restoration for the nationís cathedrals, stately homes and parish churches. Barley Studio is also known for its new work, with artist Helen Whittaker winning commissions for many prestigious buildings across the UK. The studio covers all aspects of stained glass and related metalwork: environmentally protective isothermal glazing systems, restoration and supply of ferramenta and opening casements, stainless steel wire guards, period style plain glazing and antique glasses, consultation, surveys and reports.
Borderdale studio are prize winning specialists in the conservation of stained glass for churches, cathedrals and other historic buildings. A partnership established in 1996 to combine over thirty years of experience in the conservation of stained glass from the medieval period through to the 20th century, dedicated to the conservation, repair and protection of windows from environmental deterioration and vandalism. The workshop has accreditation from ICON and BSMGP. Lucy Rutherford is a former Head of Conservation at York Minster with a reputation for excellence in conservation techniques. Simon Harvey trained at Salisbury Cathedral and specialises in glass painting techniques.
Cambridge Stained Glass offers a bespoke service using traditional materials and techniques. Their art college trained staff accept commissions for all settings, including churches, commercial premises and homes. They can provide contemporary and authentic traditional designs for doors, windows and screens. Glass painting, restoration and repairs are specialities.
Established in 1973, the Studio is ICON accredited. We are recognized as a leading authority for new designs, conservation of medieval and restoration of Victorian stained glass, as well as repair and protective work countrywide of vandalised or deteriorating windows, including wire guards and isothermal glazing.
Clifford G Durant & Son. PACR IOC Accredited Glass Conservation Studio for stained glass and traditionally leaded glass. We produce new stained glass for both secular and ecclesiastical buildings, and are producers of traditional leaded lights using hand drawn lead. Traditional glass is always stocked and we also restore traditional metal windows.
Design Lights Stained Glass Ltd based in Bolton are specialists in the conservation, restoration, repair, design, manufacture and protection of stained glass windows and leaded lights. Trading since 1987 we have many years of experience within our team of long serving skilled staff. Our clients include cathedrals, churches, museums, public buildings and private dwellings, nationwide. Projects have included work at
Shrewsbury, Carlisle, Liverpool Metropolitan, Liverpool Anglican and Sheffield Cathedrals as well as parish churches and public buildings projects including various town halls and Victoria Baths Manchester.
Helen Whittaker is Creative Director and Artist / Designer at Barley Studio and an award-winning designer of stained glass windows. Keith Barley, ICON accredited conservator, established Barley Studio 40 years ago. The studio has gained an international reputation for the high standard of its stained glass conservation. It is also known for its new work, with Helen winning commissions for many prestigious buildings across the UK. The studio covers all aspects of stained glass and related metalwork: isothermal glazing, restoration, supply of ferramenta, opening casements, stainless steel wire guards, period style plain glazing and antique glasses, consultation, surveys and reports.
Illumin Glass Studio
57 Prestbury Road,
Cheshire SK10 1AU
Tel 01625 613600
Illumin has been making and repairing leaded glass windows and lighting since 1979 and can also supply antique and other sheet glass. The studio can provide services such as etching,brilliant cutting and engraving, and can supply or repair wooden, metal or stone window frames.
Conservation, restoration and new commissions are undertaken by John Corley Dip AD ACR, ICON accredited conservator, and his team at his stained glass studio established1978. Medieval glass, Victorian and contemporary stained and leaded glazing is conserved at his studio on behalf of Ecclesiastical buildings, English Heritage, National Trust, The Churches Conservation Trust and The Crown Estate as well as private commissions. Condition Reports, isothermal glazing , treatment of ferramenta and protective guards are all undertaken.
Based in Somerset between Wells and Shepton Mallet, we specialise in traditional and contemporary stained glass, acid etching, leaded lights, repairs and restoration. A broad scope of work is undertaken which includes traditionally painted ecclesiastical windows and contemporary commissions. We work with Diocesan Advisory Committees throughout the south-west of England and have been engaged in restoration work at Downside Abbey for a number of years. Other recent projects have included designing and installing windows for the U.S. Air Force at R.A.F. Fairford, the Royal Navy at R.N.A.S. Yeovilton & the International Baccalaureate Asian headquarters in Singapore.
Jon Messum has been working in the lead light and stained glass trade for 30 years with full apprentice training in all aspects of the design, construction and installation of traditional hand made lead lights and stained glass, with a high standard of careful conservation work to period leaded glazing and wrought iron casement frames, as well as sympathetic new leaded glazing for modern and restoration projects. He is also a specialist in quality authentic reproduction Victorian / Edwardian and Arts and Crafts stained glass door panels and windows
Established in 1987, much of our work is ecclesiastical; other clients include museums, local authorities, heritage organisations, architects, art dealers and auction houses. We also undertake private commissions. Jonathan Cooke ACR has established his reputation as one of the leading exponents of restoration glass painting of all periods and the studio is recognised for the high standard of its conservation output. We offer a comprehensive conservation service with our team of associated craft lead glaziers working to our exacting standards under Jonathan's direct supervision.
K G Bell is a traditional leaded light maker, in the Chester area making new stained glass as well as repairing and restoring old stained glass and leaded lights.
Norgrove Studios Ltd is a small specialist glazing workshop making bespoke stained glass, and restoring/conserving existing. We have an interest in the restoration and new creation of plain glazing for 17th , 18th, & 19th C traditional vernacular buildings, undertaking repair of all early periods of glasswork. We use new handmade mouth blown glass to match originals. Our blacksmith will repair existing ferramenta and casements, & make new in wrought iron or stainless steel. We sell handmade glass for sash windows and fanlights, fabricate stainless steel protective guards for stained glass in vulnerable locations, & provide both consultancy and practical works in glass.
Opus, as well as producing new stained glass, are highly experienced in all aspects of restoration and conservation, and have a sound, practical knowledge and expertise in restoring historic buildings and churches. Where extensive damage has occurred they are able to reconstruct missing areas on slender remaining visual evidence, and can produce original panels that do not exist or have been completely destroyed.
At Salisbury Cathedral the studio take pride in the conservation and restoration of stained glass and lead light glazing of all periods; including the conservation of ancient glass, the provision for vented protective glazing and associated reports for grant applications: new stained glass design and execution: restoration of existing and the production of new, lead light glazing and associated metal work. Providing a service for churches, architects and private customers as well as the Cathedral itself. The head of the studio is ACR accredited.
As well as bespoke window design, the studio are experts in restoration and conservation of traditional stained, leaded and etched glass windows, with over 25 years experience involving many prestigious glass conservation projects on listed buildings, churches and cathedrals throughout the UK.
Tatra Glass (UK) was formed in 1990 specifically to import traditional cylinder glass and stained glass, glass bullions and glass rondels from Poland. They have a stockholding of over 6000 square metres of stained glass, consisting of over 160 stained glass colours, 30,000 glass rondels and 500 glass bullions.
We are Malcolm and Louis Wytcherley, a father and son run partnership that was established in 1984. We are based in Worcestershire in the West Midlands but travel far and wide. We create bespoke designed leaded lights and decorative door panels that fit in seamlessly with the character of the property, using medieval traditional methods to gain the highest standards and craftsmanship. We have worked very closely with English Heritage and National Trust on many projects with the main aim in conservation of the past by using our knowledge and traditional skills to achieve the desired results.
David Williams is an accredited member of Icon, the Institute of Conservation.
Williams & Byrneís stained glass conservation skills include painting, enamelling, silver staining, acid etching, fire polishing, edge bonding, cleaning and releading as required, reinstallation of damaged glass, conservation/damage reports and protective grilles. Their other services include original design, glass painting courses, glass publications and case studies.
Classical Glass Ltd
, 435-437 St Helens Road
Telephone 01204 656382 Fax 01204 657904
Norman & Underwood
, The Freeschool Building
170 Scudamore Road
Leicester LE3 1HP
Telephone 0116 231 8000 Fax 0116 231 8005
Philip Bradbury Glass Ltd
, 83 Blackstock Rd
Telephone 020 7226 2919 Fax 020 7359 6303
The York Glaziers' Trust
, 6 Deangate
Telephone 01904 557228 Fax 01904 557229