Special projects in glass

At Ion Glass we pride ourselves on stretching the technical boundaries of glass.  Many of the projects we undertake are complex and technically demanding - we relish the opportunity to take on a new challenge!

However, with a reputation for managing difficult installations many projects others would consider ‘tricky’ we consider ‘standard’!

Why choose Ion for your special project?

  • We have an excellent track record in non-standard structural glass installations.

The curved glass creating a double-layer balustrade on the spiral staircase at Tate Britain for example.  Or the structural glass fins stabilising the glass meeting rooms at Holy Trinity church for an entirely frameless result.  We developed a unique system of bolts for a fully frameless glass balustrade on the mezzanine floor at St Andrew’s Undershaft and created a semi-circular summer house made entirely from glass.   We have fitted glass shelves designed to withstand vibrations and glass shelves with internal lights for a penthouse apartment.

  • Our structural glass estimators, surveyors  and CAD  technicians have many years of experience and skills to interpret your vision.
  • Our fully employed and experienced installers are competent in fitting glass to even the most challenging projects.
  • Ion have qualified for prestigious construction industry accreditations including ISO 9000,SSIP and CHAS.
  • Each Ion Glass installation is fully compliant and we will advise you to ensure that all work undertaken meets all regulations.
  • Our personal approach means there is always someone available who is familiar with your project.

Special parameters for special projects

Special projects need special parameters and in some circumstances will require ‘non-standard’ terms and conditions to be agreed by both parties.   If we consider yours to be a ‘special’ project we’ll let you know from the outset. 

There may be a charge for preparing the drawings and initial specification

This will be agreed in advance.  We will retain copyright of the drawings, which will only be produced on the basis that Ion Glass will subsequently be commissioned to undertake the work

We might need to retain some level of flexibility with regard to pricing. 

Whilst our usual policy is to provide a precise and detailed price for every job , if there are aspects of the work for which no precedent has been set we reserve the right to adjust the adjust the cost accordingly. These might occur during the course of the project - you will be kept fully appraised of any changes.

The installation might take longer.

If your project is a completely new concept we might also need to retain a level of flexibility with regard to delivery and installation.  Again, we will discuss this with you but we cannot be restrained by penalty clauses with regard to final dates.

Project specific T& C’s will be produced and agreed before you commission the work.

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