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Glass Extensions

We take pride in our glass structures and ensure that every design is done to meet each different requirement from our customers. We offer a comprehensive product range, all of which is bespoke and designed to suit each window, door or roofing system. Manufacturing various products allows us to offer a range of solutions to suit individual requirements.

Now, the trend is for open plan living, and letting in as much light as possible.
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A bespoke glass extension allows you to extend your house with an ultra-modern building giving the capability of bringing more light and space into your home whilst enabling you to enjoy your garden throughout each season.

A bespoke structure can range from a pure glass extension where the structure is supported from glass beams and fins and structural silicone incorporating our frameless doors. We can also incorporate our frameless glass doors with a timber or steel structure that can be structurally bonded.

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Contemporary glass extensions are a great way of improving and adding value to your home, extending the space and letting in light which can reach every corner of the house.

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When it comes to adding more space to a home, glass extensions are one of the most popular options people are looking for these days. It is aesthetically pleasing and improves the relationship between the internal spaces and the garden at the rear.

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Glass extensions will blend into any type of property. Their appearance is more appealing than traditional glass extensions and are a beautiful way to connect different parts of the home to the outside. Each glass structure is individually designed and manufactured to meet your requirements, allowing you to make the most of your available space, however large, small or unusually shaped. There are different glass extension options available to suit any project large or small and we will assist you from start to finish to achieve your vision.

Modern Glass Extensions

Glass extensions are wonderfully diverse, tailored to create bespoke architectural glass designs in various parts of your residence. Such glass additions infuse natural light and amplify spaces, particularly in frequently used areas. Dining and kitchen spaces, often the heart of our homes, are transformed by these transparent extensions, fostering a harmonious connection with the outdoors. Consequently, glass kitchen extensions are among our top-requested services.

Advantages of Glass Extensions:

  • Natural Light: Glass extensions maximise the influx of natural light, promoting well-being and potentially reducing electricity costs during daylight hours.
  • Seamless Integration: They offer a fluid connection between indoor and outdoor spaces, enabling inhabitants to enjoy nature without exposure to the elements.
  • Space Enhancement: They visually and physically expand living spaces, making areas feel larger and more open.
  • Aesthetic Appeal: Modern designs can greatly enhance the architectural appeal of a property, often adding to its market value.
  • Versatility: Glass extensions can be tailored to suit various purposes, from kitchen and dining spaces to lounges or home offices.
  • Energy Efficiency: With the right type of glazing, these extensions can improve a home’s insulation and energy efficiency.
  • Durability: Modern glass technologies ensure longevity and resistance to elements, ensuring a long-lasting addition to your home.
  • Customisation: Glass extensions are highly customisable, allowing homeowners to choose from various designs, finishes, and glazing options to suit their preferences and needs.
  • Increased Property Value: A well-designed and executed glass extension can boost the value of a property by enhancing its aesthetics and functionality.
  • Environmentally Friendly: By maximising natural light and using energy-efficient materials, they can contribute to a reduced carbon footprint.
  • Views: They allow uninterrupted views of the surroundings, making the most of gardens, landscapes, or cityscapes.
  • Year-round Utility: Glass extensions equipped with solar-controlled glass can be utilised all year round, keeping spaces warm in winter and cool in summer.
  • Flexibility in Design: From frameless designs to those with minimal frames, homeowners have a plethora of choices to match their architectural desires.
  • Safety and Security: Modern glass extensions, made from toughened or laminated glass, can offer high levels of safety and security for homeowners.

By considering these advantages, homeowners can make an informed decision about incorporating a glass extension into their property.

Illuminating Homes with Transparent Room Extensions

Utilising cutting-edge glass innovations, GSL is adept at conceptualising, fabricating, and establishing transparent structures that rejuvenate your dwelling. Often, a compact, well-planned modern conservatory can remarkably open up a space. Complementing this, we also craft and set up sleek frameless glass extensions.

Home glass extensions have grown exponentially in demand across the UK. Enhanced with solar-controlled glass and contemporary sliding glass doors, our adept team is poised to curate a modern space or garden chamber for you to relish throughout the year.

Contemporary Glass Extensions Crafted for Your Specifics

Every glass addition is singularly curated, ensuring harmony with the property. The spectrum of options spans from chic glass verandas, innovative glass roofs, to seamless glass conservatories. Our extensive portfolio at Glass Structures Limited showcases the diverse projects we’ve brought to fruition.

Solar Regulation in Your Transparent Room Extensions

Our glass chambers mitigate solar absorption while maintaining natural luminosity. Solar gain, the temperature uptick from sun radiation, is modulated.

The selected glass slashes summer cooling expenses, crafting a habitable space for all seasons.

Architects and creators can fashion expansive glass exteriors and extensions, offering year-round comfort.

Contemporary Glass Door Innovations

With two decades of expertise in conceptualising contemporary glass chambers, our portfolio boasts a plethora of pivot and sliding glass door solutions, unparalleled in the sector. Our offerings range from seamless sliding and folding doors to expansive pivot bi-fold ones, encapsulating the epitome of elegance.

These minimalist frameless doors are harmoniously synchronised with the structural elements of the extension’s roof and walls.

For those possessing a pre-existing door they wish to incorporate into the glass addition, we’re equipped to integrate it seamlessly into your envisioned space’s design.

Glass Curtain Walls

Embrace a ‘Grand Design’ with our striking floor-to-ceiling glass curtain walls, available for every residence. Our modular, sleek aluminium glass sections are crafted for an affordable minimalist expanse of glass façades. These can replace non-structural external walls and seamlessly integrate GSL’s assortment of windows and doors. It’s a captivating glazing option, ideal for both novel constructions or the rejuvenation of historical homes, offering expansiveness, breathtaking views, and abundant daylight.

Glass Roofs

For an uninterrupted panorama of your surroundings or cityscape, consider our modern Skyline glass roofs. Designed with an ‘ascend and extend’ feature – where upright glass converges with inclined glass in a seamless bond – the Skyline introduces innovative vistas for your architectural glazing aspirations.
Our glass residential extensions are custom-designed and constructed, tailored to your distinct needs. This bespoke approach ensures that every glass addition harmonises with your home’s dimensions and the intended expanded area. Furthermore, we’re adept at integrating a wide variety of glazing panel dimensions into the overall structure.

Glass chambers can encompass an array of supportive glass beams or even steel reinforcements when necessary, assuring a design that’s not only aesthetically alluring but also sturdy and enduring.

GSL’s Bespoke Glass Extensions: Melding Indoor Comfort with Outdoor Aesthetics

Modern glass home extensions offer a serene haven for relaxation and entertaining, irrespective of the season. These avant-garde glass enclosures ensure year-round utility, providing shelter during chilly winters and respite from the summer sun. Whether you’re rustling up a meal in a transparent kitchen or lounging in a glass alcove, you’re ensconced in a tranquil ambiance, bathed in nature’s light.

How much does a glass extension cost?

The cost of glass extensions in UK can vary and will depend on what you want to achieve with the space. For example, if you plan to knock down walls to make room for the new glass extension (especially if they are load-bearing walls), then the cost may rise. However, you can generally expect the price of glass extensions to start from £3000 per m².

FAQ
What are glass extensions?

Glass extensions are architectural additions to a property, primarily made of glass, designed to expand living space and introduce more natural light. They can be tailored to various purposes, such as kitchens, dining areas, or lounges, and offer a seamless integration between the indoors and outdoors. They might be fully or partially constructed from glass, including the walls, roof, and sometimes even the floor.

How much do glass extensions typically cost in the UK?

The cost of glass extensions in the UK can vary widely based on several factors including size, complexity of design, type of glass used, and other specifications. On average, the price can range from £1,500 to £3,000 per square metre. However, this is a general figure, and individual costs can be higher or lower depending on the specifics of the project. It’s always advisable to get multiple quotes from different providers to get an accurate estimate for your particular needs.

How long does it take to install a glass extension?

The installation time for a glass extension depends on the scale and complexity of the project. A simple, single-storey glass extension might take anywhere from 6 to 8 weeks from the start to finish, including groundwork and installation. However, more intricate designs or larger projects could take longer. Factors like weather conditions, planning permissions, and bespoke design elements can also influence the timeline. Before commencing the project, it’s essential to discuss the estimated duration with the contractor or company undertaking the extension.