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Commercial & Residential Glass Balustrade Solutions

At SMART Balustrades we pride ourselves in providing high quality balustrade solutions for customers across the UK. Our bespoke balustrades are designed and fitted to suit each customer’s individual needs, indoors or outdoors. Whether you’re looking to spruce up a balcony or add a modern eye-catching look to your staircase, glass balustrades are a great addition to any home, hotel or commercial property. We have many styles to choose from including seamless, stainless steel or timber frames, all supplied and fitted at unbeatable prices. 

Glass balustrades are great for balconies and terraces, letting in much more natural light in comparison to other more traditional options. If you don’t already have a balcony, check out our blog – Balconies & Planning Permission: Everything you need to know.

As well as providing top quality products, safety is absolutely paramount to us. All our balustrade systems are safety checked during and after installation by our experienced installation specialists, ensuring that our systems comply with all necessary building regulations. With our wide range of aluminium base tracks and glass thicknesses we can confidently supply and install balustrades that meet 0.74kN, 1.5kN and 3kN loadings.

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Frameless Balustrade Handrail

Frameless Glass Balustrades

Frameless glass balustrades are a popular choice amongst our customers, providing a modern and sleek design without compromising on strength and safety. Seamless glass balustrades are a popular option for luxury hotels and residential properties, allowing lots of light to pass through and adding a touch of class to your property. 

Glass Balustrades With Steel Frames

Our top quality steel balustrades are complete with stunning stainless steel baluster posts and handrails are a low maintenance and cost effective solution for all customers. With various fixing options available, steel framed balustrades are popular in golf courses and private homes alike, with a modern appearance to make heads turn.

Glass Balustrades with Timber

Glass Balustrades With Timber Handrails

Glass balustrades with timber handrails are great for indoor use if you’re looking for a soft, warm aesthetic with the use of natural material. Timber balustrades and handrails function in exactly the same way as stainless steel glass balustrades. With steel cores built into the timber, this style of balustrade provides an impressive level of strength and durability – a highly attractive alternation solution to the classic balustrade look.

Balustrade Installation across the UK

At SMART Balustrades our expert team have over 170 years combined experience in the balustrade industry, meaning using us is the SMART choice. We service the entire UK, specialising in structural glass installation and with our various SMART systems and fittings options we have a solution to suit everyone. Our balustrades can be used for staircases, balconies, terraces, gardens and much more. All our work is covered under our guarantee, meaning quality is assured throughout all our projects. Want to see some of our installation work? Head over to our gallery or take a look at some of our case studies to see our project process from start to finish. 

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Our friendly team is on hand to assist you with any questions you may have. From designs, consultation, site surveys, manufacturing, installation or aftercare, we’re there for you through every step of your project. Get in touch today.

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Just looking for parts?

Browse our range of balustrade parts for excellent rates on products including structural glass, stainless steel and balustrade fittings. If you’re looking for balustrade products without installation for home projects, we’re happy to help. Make sure you look at all the regulations before starting the project and have all the necessary equipment and safety gear. Take a look on our blog for handy guides and tips, or get in touch with our team if you want any further information. 

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Don’t just take our word for it – meet some of our happy clients and see how we’ve helped with their projects. Feel free to read some of our excellent TrustPilot reviews, or delve deeper into our processes from consultation to installation on our case studies page, to see how our expert team could help you. 

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    Glass Balustrades FAQs

    Glass balustrades are heavy-duty toughened glass panels that form a barrier, often used on staircases and balconies in both residential and commercial properties. Their primary purpose is safety and balustrades are used to secure an area. Glass balustrades are a much more modern solution 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.

    Glass balustrades pricing can vary depending on the style of frame (seamless, steel or timber) and fittings chosen, other factors such as glass thickness and style may also impact the costs. If you have an area in mind that you want pricing up, you can use our balustrade planner tool for an instant online estimation. Whilst glass balustrades aren’t as cheap as other more traditional options, such as our stainless steel or stainless steel with timber, the aesthetic is stunning and often worth the initial extra outlay. 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 glass balustrades are structural whilst others are used purely for aesthetics or wind breaks. There are many regulations that balustrades must conform to, including a minimum height and width loadings to ensure safety. Whether or not your balustrades will need to be structural will depend on your chosen design and where you’re planning to install your glass balustrade.

    There are many steps to consider when installing a glass balustrade, and we recommend hiring an expert team such as ours to ensure all safety regulations are carefully adhered to. However, if you have the relevant experience and skills to do it yourself, you should consider the following steps:
    ● Measure the area several times and ensure you have the correct sizes
    ● Ensure you have all the necessary tools and safety equipment.
    ● Assistance – a spare pair of hands go a long way when installing glass balustrades as
    you will need someone to hold materials in place whilst you attach your structural glass
    to the necessary fixings.
    ● Check all regulations, ensuring you comply to the minimum and maximum height and
    gap rules.

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    Building regulations, no matter how strict, should always be followed to protect the users from any injury, and to keep your home or business space safe. The incorrect construction of a balustrade could delay a