Whatever and wherever your structural glass project is Ion Glass’ experience will ensure a perfect result
St Mary's Church, East Molesey: Large Glass Screens
“We are delighted with the transformation – thank you for everything that you have done here at St Mary’s. I will have no hesitation in recommending you to other churches. It not only looks impressive but fully meets the needs of this vibrant and active community” – Mick Rock, Churchwarden St Mary’s Church, East Molesey.
Glyndebourne Opera House: Structural Glass Elevator
“Ion Glass were very responsive and flexible in their approach, accommodating the inevitable design changes engendered by the bespoke nature of this unique installation. We were very happy with the result – they did a great job” – Amy Gordon, Miller Bourne Architects.
St Dionis Church: Switchable glass screens
St Dionis Church in Parsons Green, London benefits from bespoke glass doors, screens and balustrading installed by Ion’s experienced Glass Technicians. A beautiful installation that has significantly transformed St Dionis, fully equipping the church for the 21st century and allowing it to meet a much wider role within the local community.
“Choosing switchable glass was definitely the right decision, providing privacy and safeguarding whenever we need it” – Rev. Tim Stilwell, St Dionis Church.
ST ANNE'S CHURCH, SOHO, LONDON: GLASS CHURCH ENTRANCE DOORS
“I am absolutely delighted that this relatively small scheme has had such a big impact, not just on the awards’ panel, but on the people who repeatedly stop me outside St Anne’s now to say they never noticed their was a church here before – many of them also now come in.
I’m thrilled that the National Churches Trust and the Ecclesiastical Architects and Surveyors Association have given us this award”
– Rev. Simon Buckley, Rector of St Anne’s, Soho.
HURSTPIERPOINT COLLEGE CHAPEL: GLASS BALUSTRADING
Ion Glass were commissioned to install tailor made glass balustrades to Hurstpierpoint College, including glass balustrades to a new gallery within the College’s Chapel.
Chaplain Jeremy Sykes says “I am very pleased with the new gallery” describing it as “beautiful architecture that does not detract from the rest of the chapel”.
Headmaster Tim Manly adds “although modern in construction and style, the new gallery fits beautifully within the building. It is an outstanding addition to our chapel”.
RATHFINNY WINE ESTATE, ALFRISTON, SUSSEX: BESPOKE GLASS INSTALLATIONS
Ion Glass installed bespoke frameless glass doors and screens to create a light, welcoming entrance area in addition to fixed glass balustrading to complement the main staircase and mezzanine retail area.
“The result is fantastic. I love the staircase – it has a really clean and contemporary look. Combining the oak treads with the glass, works so well within this historic building. The whole installation came out really beautifully” – Martin Swatton, Martin Swatton Design.
HOLY TRINITY CHURCH, WANTAGE: EXTERNAL GLASS PORCH
Ion Glass created an arched glass porch design, to provide a bright weatherproof church lobby with automated glass doors and disabled access.
“The doors and fixed glazing at the Church in Wantage are fantastic and we are all very pleased” – PJE Building Contractors.
“We are delighted with the result, especially once the visitors recognise the benefits of fully automated glass doors” – Churchwarden at Holy Trinity Church, Wantage.
St. Peter’s Church, Dunchurch: Glazed Bell Ringing Chamber & various Church Glazing
Ion Glass were delighted to install beautiful structural glass screens to the bellringing chamber at St. Peter’s Church, Dunchurch. The result is improvement of acoustics within the chamber. Other products include glass doors and glass balustrades.
Vicar Malcolm Garratt expressed himself “over the moon” with the result and the Bishop of Coventry commented that it was the best installation he has seen in any church both within and outside his Diocese.
Residential Project: Secure Glazed Entrance Door
“We have used the services of Ion Glass for a number of projects throughout our home and as ever, their input has been exceptional, improving and refining our initial design concept and taking it through to completion.
Our new entrance is much more in keeping with the style of the house, creating a fantastic first impression for visitors. With the glass door securely locked we can leave the external door open, flooding the hallway with light whilst still maintaining warmth and security. We love working with Ion – it’s not just the technical team at the design stage, the installers are hugely experienced and a pleasure to have working in your home” – Private Client.
Newtimber Church: Glazed Double Doors and Arched Over-panel
Ion Glass were commissioned to supply and install bespoke oak framed glass doors and large arched glass vision panel to the beautiful 13th century church in the small parish of Newtimber, nestled under the South Downs, Sussex.
“The screen does all we hoped for both in being draught proof and aesthetically beautiful. There is a bonus in that the church acoustics are improved. Mrs Clay the widow of John Clay in whose memory the screen was given is delighted” – Dr. Murrell, Newtimber Church.
ST. JOHN'S WOOD LUXURY NEW BUILDS: GLASS SHOWER SCREENS, SCREENS & DOORS
ST MARY'S ON THE QUAY: ACOUSTIC GLAZED SCREENS
Ion Glass provided a range of beautiful glass installations including acoustic glass screens to suit the original mediaeval arched stonework of the Grade II listed church.
The initial response to the award-winning project at St Mary’s on the Quay has been exceptionally positive. Staff working in the newly opened venue commented, in particular, about how the acoustic glass effectively negated the noise impact of the busy road adjacent to the church whilst still enjoying the natural light through the original arched glass windows.