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Leaded Light Windows

Large numbers of historic buildings have leaded light windows but their repair and replacement requires craftsmanship and attention to detail. The suitability of the contractor will depend their specialism in regard to working with that age of window, its frame (timber or stone) and casement ( timber or wrought iron ).


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Companies supplying goods or services for Leaded Light Windows
Ark Stained Glass & Leaded Lights Ltd
The Oaks, Callow Hereford, HR2 8DF
Tel 01981 540330
Email: info@arkstainedglass.co.uk
Website: www.arkstainedglass.co.uk
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.
Barley Studios Ltd
Church Balk, Dunnington, York YO19 5LH
Tel 01904 489093 Fax 01904 489093
Email: office@barleystudio.co.uk
Website: www.barleystudio.co.uk
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 nation’s 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.
Cambridge Stained Glass
31 Rathmore Road, Cambridge CB1 7AB
Tel 07799 642102
Email: info@cambridgestainedglass.co.uk
Website: www.cambridgestainedglass.co.uk
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.
Clifford G Durant & Son
The Glasshouse Studio, 2a New Street, Horsham, West Sussex, RH13 5DU
Tel 01403 264607 Fax 01403 254128
Email: cliff@clifforddurant.co.uk
Website: www.clifforddurant.co.uk
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.
Helen Whittaker Stained Glass & Sculpture
Barley Studios Ltd, Church Balk, Dunnington, York YO19 5LH
Tel 01904 489093 Fax 01904 489093
Email: helen@barleystudio.co.uk
Website: www.helenwhittakerart.com
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.
Holdsworth Windows Ltd
Darlingscote Road Shipston on Stour Warwickshire CV36 4PR
Tel 01608 661883 Fax 01608 661008
Email: info@holdsworthwindows.co.uk
Website: www.holdsworthwindows.co.uk
Holdsworth Windows founded in 1967 specialises in manufacturing steel windows and leaded lights and employs their own fixing and glazing teams. They can manufacture a variety of sections including angle iron frames, light universal, standard sections or W20. There is a choice of fittings including brass, and wrought iron made in their own forge. They also produce leaded lights in clear or handmade antique glass, and supply and fix leaded double glazed units.
Illumin Glass Studio
57 Prestbury Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK10 1AU
Tel 01625 613600
Email:
Website: illuminglassstudio.co.uk
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.
John Yeo Stained Glass
Roseland Cottages, Ham Lane, Bowlish, Somerset BA4 5JW
Tel 01749 342552
Email: info@jysg.co.uk
Website: www.jysg.co.uk
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
Unit 1, Ropers Hall Farm, Assington Road, Bures, Suffolk CO8 5JX
Tel 01787 228 253
Email: Jonmessum@hotmail.com
Website: www.jonmessum.co.uk
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
K G Bell
4B Bridge Street, Neston, Cheshire CH64 9UJ
Tel 0151 336 6020 Mob 07976 430 628 Fax 0151 336 6020
Email: info@kgbell.co.uk
Website: www.kgbell.co.uk
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
Bentley, Redditch, Worcestershire, B97 5UH
Tel 01527 541545 Fax 01527 403692
Email: bsinclair@norgrovestudios.co.uk
Website: www.norgrovestudios.co.uk
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.
The Stained Glass Studio
195 West Malvern Road, West Malvern, Worcestershire, WR14 4BB
Tel 01684 892855 or 07973 192641
Email: stainedglassstudio@outlook.com
Website: www.malcolmwytcherley.co.uk
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.
Touchstone Glazing
Albion Mill, Thornhill Beck Lane , Brighouse, West Yorkshire HD6 4AH
Tel 01484 400023
Email: info@touchstoneglazing.co.uk
Website: www.touchstoneglazing.co.uk
With over 30 years’ experience in the traditional leaded light industry, Touchstone's patented Insulead® glazing system and Steelyte® opening casements were designed specifically to overcome the problem of double glazing windows in a heritage building. Our patented, frameless, high performance double glazed units fit directly into stone which along with our stainless steel opening casements offer a glazing solution made of stainless steel designed to have the delicate look of a traditional metal window whilst offering high insulating properties.
Anthony Hicks, Jessamine Farm Old Romney, Kent TN29 9SG Telephone 01797 366895 Fax 01797 361895 Website: www.anthony-hicks.co.uk
John Nethercott & Co, Upper House, Discoed, Presteigne, Powys LD8 2NN Telephone 01547 560369 Fax 01547 560255 Website: www.johnnethercott.co.uk
Lattice Period Windows, Telephone 01386 701079 Website: www.mikehonourwindows.co.uk
Mike Honour Windows Ltd, Unit 85 Northwick Business Centre Blockley, Moreton-in-Marsh Gloucestershire GL56 9RF Telephone 01386 701079 Fax 01386 701114 Website: www.mikehonourwindows.co.uk
Philip Bradbury Glass Ltd, 83 Blackstock Rd London N4 2JW Telephone 020 7226 2919 Fax 020 7359 6303 Website: philipbradburyglass.co.uk