Stained glass – Current projects

Stained glass projects.

We work extensively in stained glass, its restoration, conservation as well as creating new stained glass panels to your requirements.

From replacing a damaged stained glass panel in a front door to commissions of large scale new stained glass, we can help, contact us with your requirements and for a quote…

Call Adrian on 01223 891578 or email , thank you.

Through the round window a hole!

Posted by on Dec 15, 2017 in Current projects, Gallery, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Through the round window a hole!

This round door window had the unwelcome attention of a drunken reveller in Great Shelford near Cambridge This was an opportunity to create something very special to turn a disaster in to a triumph This is from the inside to give an idea of colours Another happy customer : ‘Claire is thrilled with the window and keeps showing it to all who...

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Leaded light rebuild exposed

Posted by on Dec 15, 2017 in Conservation, Current projects, Restoration, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Leaded light rebuild exposed

Montague Road in Cambridge has seen several leaded lights come to my workshop Here is the leaded light apart with the central portion still to be stripped Cracked glass needs to be matched and replaced – this is all caused by the distortion of the leaded panel. As the door slams shut the glass and lead have weight which gradually makes the panel creep – the further from the hinge the greater the force applied. I added some sponge draft excluder to the door surround to soften the closing. Client had this to say on completion:...

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Tenant’s rebuild delight

Posted by on Dec 15, 2017 in Conservation, Current projects, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Tenant’s rebuild delight

Whitehill Road in Cambridge has a happy tenant with a newly rebuilt leaded light in the front door to welcome them. Door lights work hard and this one was on the point of collapse and has now been fully re-leaded with new came ready for the next 100 years The glass is a mix of unusual colours of ‘hammered’ glass type which was very popular for use in Art Deco styles The customer returned home to view the rebuild and commented:-  You did a fantastic job! – Payment done with many thanks. The house is just around the corner...

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Attention seeking requires lead light repair

Posted by on Mar 13, 2016 in Current projects, Restoration, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Attention seeking requires lead light repair

Attention seeking requires lead light repair since after all what better way than to use a thrown shoe? End of term required some celebration at Emmanuel College in Cambridge. Finding yourself locked out of your room in the University halls means you need the help of a fellow undergraduate. What better way to attract their attention than to throw a shoe at their window? I have repaired many leaded windows at Emmanuel College in the past and this is a simple repair. The lead came could be straightened and matching glass used to bring the...

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Zinc lights take major restoration

Posted by on Jan 19, 2016 in Conservation, Current projects | 0 comments

Zinc lights take major restoration

2015 saw the major restoration for zinc lights in the former home of MP Sir Francis Pym near Gamlingay. He was legendary as one of Margaret Thatcher’s  cabinet ‘wets’ and an influential politician. Old Woodbury House is located on Gamlingay Cinques with fantastic views out over the countryside and is part of Tetworth Estate – period pictures show how the house looked during the 1960′s The project was complex in that the window cames are formed by eight way folded zinc sheet which is soldered to form a distinct...

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Sealing two million pound deal

Posted by on Jan 19, 2016 in Conservation, Current projects | 0 comments

Sealing two million pound deal

Stained glass is  sealing the two million pound deal for Emmanuel College in Cambridge.  Four years ago we successfully completed the restoration of the glass for one of the Emmanuel College student houses see here Now the house has been sold by the college with the period glass the major selling point with local firm Bidwells sealing the deal for close on two million pounds Here is their advert text: You can’t get much closer to Cambridge train station than Glisson Road. This Victorian house has an impressive 7 bedrooms and...

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Icknield Way Parishes expand using Ketton Stained Glass

Posted by on Feb 17, 2014 in Current projects | 0 comments

Icknield Way Parishes expand using Ketton Stained Glass

The seven churches within the Parishes of the Icknield Way have recently expanded their work with Ketton Stained Glass as I took on repairs to two other village churches. I have previously worked at Great and Little Chishill detailed here and now I have undertaken similar conservation and repair work at Heydon and Elmdon focusing on damaged panes like this:   This latest phase of work was focused on preventing water ingress through holed panes including within the Elmdon Dial...

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Radley Ghost Stained Glass – Update

Posted by on Feb 17, 2014 in Current projects | 0 comments

Radley Ghost Stained Glass – Update

Time to update on the Radley Ghost stained glass panel which has been on display at the The Sir Henry Birkin Memorial Foundation headquarters in conjunction with the Rolls Royce Enthusiasts Club at Paulerspury near Silverstone as reported here The Foundation’s News has recently run an article on the panel which can be seen here:                   The RREC and HRMF building are a fabulous facility and host to many exhibits charting the products of Rolls Royce and Bentely over the period of the...

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Just in time for the Christmas break (in) – leaded glass restoration

Posted by on Jan 2, 2014 in Current projects | 0 comments

Just in time for the Christmas break (in) – leaded glass restoration

Leaded glass restoration – just in time for the Christmas break one of my long term customers Bellerbys College in Cambridge suffered a pre-Christmas break in when an uninvited guest accessed the College through an upper floor leaded glass window. Bellerbys ongoing work can be seen here The opening window involved is the one to the left accessed from the roof:                 The window had been ‘jemmied’ in it’s entirety from the stone frame and as a result the leaded...

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RREC headquarters receives Rolls Royce stained glass

Posted by on Nov 9, 2013 in Current projects | 0 comments

RREC headquarters receives Rolls Royce stained glass

RREC headquarters receives Rolls Royce stained glass – back in the Spring the Radley Ghost panel was on display at P & A Wood which was detailed in a previous post here  After that launch the panel went from Great Easton over to the Veteran Car Club’s headquarters in Ashwell to be part of the President’s Lunch display. During this excellent day I was introduced to Trevor Baldwin who is the Chairman of the Rolls Royce Enthusiasts Club. I am very pleased that the panel has now been relocated to the Rolls Royce...

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