Ion Glass in Heritage and Ecclesiastical Buildings

Installing structural glass in heritage properties is an ideal way to improve the functionality of the building with minimal impact on the original architecture. Ion have developed an excellent reputation as glass specialists in this sensitive area and have carried out many successful (and varied) glass installations in a wide range of heritage properties, including some exceptionally high profile locations.  Read more about Ion’s work in heritage properties and contact us to discuss your glass project.   

Case Studies

Structural glass at St Mary at the Quay

Extensive structural glass installed to listed Church including glass balustrades, glass screens and glass entrance way creating a vibrant community space
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Structural Glass Meeting room in St Mary at the Quay

Structural glass meeting room installed in heritage building with acoustic glass screen and secure glass door creating separate space within the Church
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Glass entrance at St Mary at the Quay

Contemporary glass entrance lobby with secure glass door utilising structural glass fins to create stunning entrance without impacting on heritage building
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Glass Balustrading St Mary at the Quay

Stunning frameless glass balustrading, bespoke handrails and structural glass for mezzanine floor installed transforming heritage building St Mary in Quay
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Tate Britain Rotunda Staircase

Magnificent staircase, with curved glass balustrades and the centrepiece of a £45million redevelopment project at Tate Britain
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The Devereux Tower

Ion Glass supplied and installed a number of circular glass roof lights in The Devereux Tower at HM Tower of London
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Prittlewell Chapel, Southend on Sea

A 19th Century chapel was renovated to provide a community hub with bespoke glass worktops, glass wall cladding and glass worktops
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The Fusiliers Museum

Automatic frameless sliding glass doors and impressive glass fire doors installed at the Fusiliers Museum, Tower of London
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Old Alresford House

An extension to an impressive 18th Century Grade II mansion was linked to the original building with a structural glass linkway
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St. Michael Mount, Cornish Castle

A secure glass cabinet to protect and display the family silver was custom made for this National Trust property
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Holy Trinity Church, Sloane Square

Structural internal glass meeting room with custom designed glass doors and etched sliding glass doors in heritage Church in the heart of Chelsea
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Hurstpierpoint College Chapel

A suspended gallery at Hurst College Chapel was fitted with a bespoke glass balustrade, increasing space and opening up views
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Newtimber Church, West Sussex

Stylish bespoke glass doors and a frameless glass partition allow light to flow into the church whilst keeping out the draughts.
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St Andrew Undershaft Church

Additional space was created with a mezzanine floor finished with frameless glass balustrades as part of an extensive church refurbishment project
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St Leonard’s Church, Hythe

Structural glass entrance installation including glass screen and double doors in toughened safety glass, creating a weatherproof lobby to frameless glass doors
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St Nicholas Church, Great Bookham

A full height glass screen across the nave of the church minimised heat loss without obscuring the ancient architecture
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St Paul’s 13th Century church

Two sets of bespoke frameless glass doors and arched glass over panels in a 13th Century church in Canterbury
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St. Clements Church, Hastings

A structural glass balustrade and glass clad staircase were installed when a community meeting room was built to benefit parishioners
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St. Mark's Church Reigate, Surrey

A bespoke glass pivot door and vision panel created a welcoming reception area for the church, improving heat loss without obscuring light
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St. Peters Church, Dunchurch

A full height glass screen, glass window panel and glass balustrade were installed to create a new soundproof bell-ringing chamber
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St. Thomas of Canterbury Church, Basingstoke

A structural glass linkway connected a new community centre to this ancient church. A glass rooflight and glass porch completed the project
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