Our SMART Balustrade options

Are you looking for balustrades for your commercial or residential properties? SMART Balustrades are here to help. From the initial design through to installation, our experienced team is on hand to find a practical and cost-effective solution for all our customers. Whether you’re looking for indoor or outdoor balustrades, we have many styles to choose from including structural glass, stainless steel, timber and frameless balustrade options. We also supply a wide range of fittings to make sure you can achieve your desired look for your balustrades, as well as providing the most practical and long lasting solution. 

Our high quality balustrade solutions are great for balconies and terraces – using structural glass allows a lot more natural light to flow through into your property. We also have a lot of experience in supplying and fitting staircase balustrades, with many customers wanting to modernise their staircases with this more unique option. We have various styles of handrails available to complete your staircase, and along with glass (available in multiple thicknesses to suit) we can create custom balustrades to suit individual buildings’ needs and wants. 

As well as being eye-catching and modern, all of our balustrades conform to all industry standards and with our wide range of base tracks and multiple glass thicknesses we can supply and install custom balustrades that can support 0.74kN, 1.5kN and 3kN loadings. Safety is essential to us, with balustrades often being used to secure areas it’s important to use top quality suppliers and experienced installers, such as ourselves, to keep your customers or your family safe. 

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Commercial Balustrades

Balustrades are a great solution for commercial buildings such as offices, hotels, stadiums, colleges and apartment complexes. With a huge range of materials and styles to choose from you’re in safe hands. If you’re looking for balustrade installation in one of your commercial properties, take a look at our commercial balustrade offering.

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Residential Balustrades

If you’re thinking about getting balustrades installed in your home then make the SMART choice. With our huge range of fully customisable balustrades and heaps of experience, we can transform your staircase, balcony, terrace or outdoor space with stunning, modern balustrades. Find out more about our residential offering below.

Glass Balustrades

Glass Balustrades

Our Glass Balustrades consist of made-to-measure structural glass panels and can be completed with a wide-choice of frames and fittings. Whether you’re looking to modernise your staircase, or brighten up your outdoor space without more traditional panels which tend to block out a lot of natural light, our Glass Balustrades look great in all settings. 

Steel Balustrades

Steel Balustrades

Our rust-free Stainless Steel Balustrades are perfect for both indoor and outdoor use. This robust solution requires minimal upkeep, and as such this long-lasting solution is a great investment for both commercial and residential properties. With various fittings, colours and frames available, we can design and install the perfect Stainless Steel Balustrade for you. 

Frameless Balustrades

Frameless Glass Balustrades

Growing in popularity, Seamless Glass Balustrades are uniquely designed to offer an unbroken and contemporary safety barrier that doesn’t cause any obstruction to surrounding views. Commonly used on balconies and terraces, frameless balustrades are weather-proof and feature specially designed glass panels that are custom made for each individual customer.

Balustrade Installation

If you’re looking for a full-service balustrade solution then our experienced team is happy to help. From the initial site survey to discussing design options, we like to find the perfect balustrade option for each of our individual clients. Ensuring you have an experienced installer is essential for Balustrades due to the large amount of safety regulations that you need to conform to. During our many years of business, we’ve worked on lots of projects with many happy customers to show for it. Whether you’re looking for a small residential project or large-scale hotel, airport or golf course fit-out, our highly qualified team of installers are available to work on projects across the UK. Complete with a warranty, you know you’re in safe hands with us. 

Ready to get started?

If you’re ready to get started or looking for some expert advice, reach out to our friendly team. We’re happy to discuss any part of your project with you, our team will support you from your initial enquiry right through to aftercare. Alternatively you can get a rough price for your project by using our online balustrade estimation tool.

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Balustrade Products

If you’re just looking for balustrade parts, we can provide fantastic rates on many of our balustrading products. Head to our Smart Builder tool for an instant supply-only quote today.  If you’re looking to take on a DIY Balustrade project then don’t forget to check out our blog for handy guides and tips as well as ensuring you’ve checked all the regulations under your local authority. Don’t be shy to get in touch should you need any added assistance.

Client Case Studies

Since launching SMART Balustrades, we’ve helped over 800 happy customers with project of varying sizes and styles. Feel free to read some of our excellent TrustPilot reviews, or delve deeper to see our consultation to installation process on our case studies page, and see how our expert team could help you.

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    Balustrade FAQs

    Balustrades are panels that form a barrier or fence, often used on staircases and balconies in hotels and golf courses. Their primary purpose is safety and are used to secure an area. Balustrades themselves have been around for centuries, before glass variations became common going back as far as the 17th century B.C balustrades were constructed using large stone bolsters such as those used to form the Colosseum in Italy. Glass balustrades are a much more modern version of this, that allows a contemporary and sleek finish that not just looks good but allows light to pass through to brighten up both indoor and outdoor spaces.

    Balustrades pricing can vary depending on the style of frame (seamless, steel or timber), barrier and fittings chosen, other factors such as glass thickness and style may also impact the costs. Whilst glass balustrades aren’t as cheap as other more traditional options, such as wooden or steel balustrades, their upkeep is very minimal and unlike wood they won’t rot when exposed to rain and other outdoor elements. Balustrades are a long-lasting investment, as well as being very eye-catching in all settings. If you have an area in mind that you want pricing up, you can use our balustrade planner tool for an instant online estimation.

    Some balustrades are structural whilst others are used purely for aesthetics. We offer a range of frames and infills, the majority of our glass balustrades are structural, meaning they are safe to use as a barrier and conform to all the industry regulations. We offer some other types of infills, such as stainless steel mid-rails which usually aren’t structural as they’re only 12-14mm in diameter and as such can’t be used for guarding. We do offer thicker stainless steel mid-rails at a 26mm diameter, which will meet the loading requirements of BS6180. Depending on where you’re planning to install your balustrade and the design chosen will impact on whether or not your balustrades will need to be structural. 

    As a rule, timber or steel balustrades work out cheaper to install in comparison to glass balustrades. However, wooden styles (our options include oak, ash, maple and beech) tend to require more upkeep in terms of regular treatment to keep them looking nice, and we only recommend using these indoors due to the fact wood is susceptible to rot when they’re outdoors and exposed to the elements. Glass and Stainless Steel Balustrades require little-to-no upkeep, and are very long-lasting making them a great investment long-term.

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