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114 T H E B U I L D I N G CO N S E R VAT I O N D I R E C TO R Y 2 0 1 9 C AT H E D R A L COMMU N I C AT I ON S WINDOW GLASS Glass for period windows The London Crown Glass Company specialises in providing authentic glass for the windows of period buildings. This glass, handblown using the traditional techniques of the glass blowers, is specified by The National Trust, the Crown Estates and indeed many others involved in the conservation of Britain’s heritage. Specify authentic period glass for your restoration projects. THE LONDON CROWN GLASS COMPANY 21 Harpsden Road, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 1EE Tel 01491 413227 Fax 01491 413228 londoncrownglass@gmail.com www.londoncrownglass.co.uk Lamberts restauro ® Handmade Window Restoration Glass/ Mouthblown Cylinderglass Genuine Lamberts Restoration Glass is specially crafted traditional window glass to meet the requirements for renovation of old buildings, the preservation of historical monuments and restoration of antique furniture. Handcrafted window glass is used whenever the sharp and hard reflections of machine-made glass are to be avoided in order to preserve or regain the original appearance of historical buildings. Our handmade and mouthblown restoration glasses restauro® are used in listed and period buildings where the glass must look authentic. ALSO AVAILABLE: Mouthblown antique glass, Crown glass, Crown Bullions, Dalle glass, Genuine roundels, UV & IR protection glass, reamy glass, flashed glass, mouthblown Goethe glass Glashütte Lamberts Waldsassen GmbH Schuetzenstrasse 1 | 95652 Waldsassen, Germany T: +49-9632-9251-0 info@lamberts.de www.lamberts.de/en IMPORTERS OF POLISH CYLINDER GLASS, ROUNDELS & BULLIONS Duke Street, Loughborough, Leicestershire LE11 1ED www.tatraglass.co.uk contact@tatraglass.co.uk 01509 235387 Quorn & Loughborough Glass Ltd trading as Tatra Glass (U.K.) Until the 20th Century window glass developed two methods of production. Cylinder glass & Crown glass. The latter ceased manufacture in the 1930s & is not available anywhere in the world as present. Three factories in Europe can still produce cylinder glass. Tatra Glass solely imports Polish Cylinder glass, of which there are approximately 200 colours, including 30 tints for restoration. 10,000m 2 yearly is brought in from Poland making us the largest stockist of antique glass in the UK. Tatra Glass (U.K.) Will you be in it? Contact Cathedral Communications 01747 871717 admin@buildingconservation.com www.buildingconservation.com THE BUI LDING CONSERVATION DIRECTORY 27th EDITION