If you’re reading this piece, you’re probably already considering that a glass staircase could be a good fit for your project. Toughened glass is a strong, safe, aesthetically pleasing material that lets natural light flow unhindered.
Enhance the elegance of any space with a beautiful glass balustrade. An increasingly popular choice for more and more homeowners and commercial spaces, glass balustrades offer safety, practicality, versatility and a contemporary look that is simply world class.
Transform your home, garden or workspace with a glass balustrade, and you’ll benefit from:
- Increased and uninterrupted natural light, to flood the space
- A beautiful addition to both classic and contemporary properties
- Increased views of your garden and outdoor space
- A strong and secure fencing option
- A range of design options for clamps, spigots and fittings
- An option to tint or sandblast panels for privacy
- A hard-wearing, long-lasting investment that will be around for years to come
Whether your glass balustrade is indoors or outdoors, residential or commercial, by choosing Bespoke Frameless Glass you’ll be choosing the best; that’s best in quality, best in installation and a promise of guaranteed work so you know you’re choosing the best for customer service.
A Premiere Frameless Glass Service
Bespoke Frameless Glass are experts in glass balustrades. We cover both the design and installation of glass balustrades, and are trusted by thousands of customers throughout Bristol, London, and the surrounding areas. Our specialist team of glass balustrade fitters pride themselves on skill and efficiency with an eye for perfection.
Our customers are at the heart of everything we do, and our customer service is something we don’t compromise on. When you choose Bespoke Frameless Glass for your glass balustrade, you can rest assure you’re choosing high quality workmanship and a high quality customer service. Give our office a call and speak to a member of our team, who will happily answer any questions you may have.
Safe and Elegant Balustrade Systems
At Bespoke Frameless Glass, we want to ensure that beautiful and safe glass products are still affordable. We offer a range of options to suit different budgets and we also offer a finance option.
If you’re ready to find out how we can help you with your glass balustrade, then give us a call today.
Professional Glass Balustrade Installations
We pride ourselves on the quality and efficiency of our installations.
Once you’ve chosen your glass balustrade system, our team will arrange a site visit with our surveyor to view the job in person. We’ll then be able to supply you with a quote including a breakdown of costs.
If you’re happy with the estimate, our skilled and experienced team will perform a full, professional installation – including the appropriate glass balustrade fixings and spigots.
We’ll work with you to arrange a convenient time and will do all we can to make the whole process efficient and hassle-free.
Whether your project requires us to install glass balustrades for staircases, external glass balustrades for balconies or something even more bespoke, we have the experience and resources to turn it into a success. Let us help you today.
Glass Balustrade FAQs
How long does it take to deliver glass balustrade orders?
Depending on the project and style of work, we aim to be installed within approximately 4-6 weeks.
Are you the manufacturers?
No, we do not manufacture our products; we source our materials from UK companies who offer great quality products which we are proud to install.
Do you install glass balustrades?
Yes, our experienced team that can perform a full professional glass balustrade installation – including the appropriate glass balustrade fixing and spigots. We can work with you to arrange a convenient installation time, and will do all we can to make the whole process efficient and hassle-free.
How much do glass balustrades cost?
If I am a self-builder, do I still need professional installation for balustrades?
Especially for commercial spaces, professional balustrade installation is usually considered mandatory, since the traffic and use of the balustrade will be much higher than a residential balustrade. Having confidence in the installation and the peace of mind that the balustrade has been installed correctly is worth much more than cutting corners.
What type of glass do you use for balustrades?
Depending on the balustrade, our glass can range from 10mm to 21.5mm thick safety glass.
What materials are available for a glass balustrade?
We use a mixture of 316 and 304 grade stainless steel and aluminium products for our balustrades, all off which can be powder coated to your liking.
How thick should my glass balustrade be?
Balconies and other glass balustrade systems should utilize 10mm toughened glass, whereas structural glass balustrades require a minimum thickness of 15mm toughened glass panels for residential properties, but we recommend 17.5 or 21.5mm thick safety glass. Higher loading public areas and commercial spaces such as bars, restaurants, nightclubs and malls require 19mm to 25mm toughened glass panels.
Are glass balustrade standoff buttons adjustable?
We use a variety off stand offs, ranging from 10mm to 50mm, so we can align your balustrade to suit.
Can glass balustrades be fixed to timber joists?
Yes, we can install our glass balustrades to timber joists using the correct fixings that are fit for purpose.
Can spigots for a glass balustrade be fixed to timber decking?
Yes they can – we recommend using a handrail on top of the glass for extra support.
Can you put a handrail on a glass balustrade staircase?
Yes, we offer a variety of handrails.
What are the handrails made from?
Stainless steel, either in 316 external grade or 304 internal grade.
How safe are glass balustrades?
Professionally installed and legislation compliant balustrades are extremely safe. There are a number of building regulations, such as Building Standard 6180: 2011, to ensure safety and set out the requirements for internal and external balustrades installed in any residential and commercial properties.
How high should a glass balustrade be?
According to the UK Building Regulations, internal glass balustrades in residential properties must have a minimum height of 900mm from the point that is stood on, and external glass balustrades such as balustrade balconies must have a minimum height of 1100mm from the point that is stood to the top of the handrail.
Do your glass balustrade systems meet building regulations?
Yes, at Bespoke Frameless Glass we ensure your outdoor and indoor glass balustrades are high quality, compliant and incredibly safe.
What fitting options do you offer for Juliet balconies?
We offer standoffs and easy view systems for Juliet balconies.
Can you install a Juliet balcony directly to my frame?
Yes, we can install directly to your frame.
Do you carry out site visits pre-quote site visits?
Yes, we are able to arrange a site visit with our surveyor to come and view the job and provide you with an estimate.
What options do I have for a glass finish for my balustrade?
We offer clear, frosted for privacy and tinted glass with most balustrade styles.
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Why Choose Bespoke Frameless Glass?
Bespoke Frameless Glass is the premier source for frameless glass balustrades in Bristol and London. We also serve clients in nearby areas including the South West and Greater London.
- Bespoke designs, created with your needs in mind.
- A full, professional installation at a time that suits you – including all the appropriate glass balustrade fixing and spigots.
- Close contact throughout the balustrade design and installation process
- Guaranteed total customer satisfaction
Please contact us today to learn more or book a free design consultation with our experts.
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What our clients say about us
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