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Creating original stained glass art for home or business – specializing in automotive art

Etched glass Cambridge

Posted on Jan 11, 2019 in Conservation, Current projects, Maintenance, New stained glass, Restoration

Etched glass Cambridge

A project to restore an etched glass window in Cambridge in now complete This was part of a package of work for Coulson Building Group  and followed on directly from the Hughes Hall contract Kenmare House was the home of Cambridge University Estate Management until acquisition by Pembroke College who have acquired the associated site all the way down Mill Lane. The main staircase featured a large sash window with the upper half retaining a few pieces of original etched glass border which is highly intricate The lower sash was fitted with ugly Flemish obscured glass which really detracted...

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New Malden new Stained Glass

Posted on Jan 9, 2019 in Conservation, Current projects, Maintenance, New stained glass, Uncategorized

New Malden new Stained Glass

Working for the first time New Malden I have been creating new Stained Glass to exactly match that which featured in the house originally Here was where I started – the original door lost and the need to rebuild the sidelight and restore the top light Dukes Avenue has a good number of houses which have retained their glass and next door were king enough to allow a rubbing to be made of their door glass to get the scale and layout correct Glass types and colours were selected and approved to recreate as before where the coloured glass is suriunded by a Victorian ‘muffle’...

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Bespoke stained glass for Reigate

Posted on Jan 8, 2019 in Current projects, Maintenance, New stained glass, Portfolio of our stained glass

Bespoke stained glass for Reigate

Recently we have created new bespoke stained glass for a house in Reigate incorporating features for the family and in particular the children. Design and colour choice was all driven by the customer who was involved throughout the process The top light has a rose and a Arthurian shield to encompass the children’s names The strong yellow front door is an important element in any Feng Shui and is particularly auspicious for south facing This is our first work in Reigate  and it really shows how the three different light levels work with glass. The morning sun projects the glass into...

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Framed….Saffron Walden’s new stained glass window.

Posted on Jul 3, 2013 in Current projects, Features, Gallery, New stained glass

Framed….Saffron Walden’s new stained glass window.

Finally framed….Saffron Walden’s new stained glass window. Way back in February I measured up for a new feature window for a house in our local town which was in the middle of a major rebuild. After all sorts of weather related delays in the rebuild it was finally ready to receive the new leaded light last week. There was a shock in store on site when I found that the window frame I had measured to fit the window had been completely stripped out with just a hole remaining. As a result my carpentry skills were employed and with a quick trip to the local building merchant for...

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Panel details

Posted on Jan 10, 2013 in Radley's Ghost

Panel details

Details of the stained glass Radley’s Ghost panel. The nature of stained glass means that different lighting conditions constantly change it’s character and reveal the details and textures in the glass, bringing it to life and creating a unique atmosphere wherever it is placed. Talk to us about installing one of our large scale stained glass panels. There are many options to install and display including freestanding as well as traditional aperture installation (subject to...

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James Radley the man behind the Ghost

Posted on Jan 10, 2013 in Radley's Ghost

James Radley the man behind the Ghost

James Radley was the son of a wealthy colliery owner in Lancashire and it is believed he was born at Dunnow Hall at Slaidburn in 1884. Radley was a close friend of Charles Rolls another aviator and who had been the first to complete a double-crossing of the English Channel James Radley and business partner William Rhodes-Moorhouse, formed a company called the Portholme Aerodrome Limited in 1911 to design and build aircraft at St Johns Street, Huntingdon. The first locally designed and built aircraft flew from Portholme on 27 July 1911. A year later they were to sell the business to Handley...

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