Over the past decade, Clayton Glass has grown into one of the largest independent glass manufacturers in the UK. The business is privately owned and has a number of discreet operations, each with its own specialism. The combined group boasts turnover of £40 million, across 300,000 sq feet of manufacturing space, and a workforce of over 400 people.
Clayton Glass itself operates with 3 tempering furnaces and 8 glass cutting centre which give a machine capacity of in excess of 40,000 items a week. In house capabilities include decorative glass, heat-strengthened tempering, screen printed glass, polished & drilled glass, laminating, curved laminating, fire glass among other operations. Our distribution network reaches the whole of the UK on a regular basis, with a fleet of over 20 vehicles ranging from 38 tonne articulated wagons to sprinter vans, we are perfectly placed to meet our customers needs. We are also among 1000 companies to inspire Britain.
SMARTGLASS is Clayton Glass’ flagship brand. We have pioneered the next generation in conservatory glass through innovation in the SMARTGLASS® brand, which now provides the definitive market-leading levels of performance with Ultra 86 and SMARTGLASS® Dynamic, a revolutionary thermochromic glass. SMARTGLASS®–W is the sector’s first dedicated range of glass for conservatory doors and windows, is further evidence of an innovative culture. SMARTGLASS is the best performing glass product on the market when it comes to solar control
Clayton Glass have recently acquired the services of Nottingham-based glass manufacturer, Global Glass, from Aperture Trading Group ltd. Global Glass operates across two separate sites, the first of these is in Nottingham and specialises in the production of insulated glass units.
Global’s Nottingham factory boasts numbers regularly topping 12,000 units being produced every week! The second factory is located in Blackburn and specialises in the production of conservatory roof glass units, specifically the market-leading brand – Celsius Performance Glass.
Global Glass has a workforce of over 400 employees across these two sites, and specialise in creating insulating glass units that are of the highest quality.
Celsius Performance Glass
As specified, Celsius Performance Glass is the flagship brand of Global Glass. The conservatory roof glass product is a market leader, with it’s own unique selling point in that it is the best performing roof glass product in terms of minimising heat loss available on the market! Around 3,000 Celsius Glass units are despatched from Global’s Blackburn site on a weekly basis.