Retail

Retail glass on a shop front

Retail

Glass plays a significant role in the aesthetics of a retail store or centre development. The glass not only needs to be free from imperfections, but importantly, manufactured to strict and rigorously managed quality standards.

Our Glass Solutions


Typical glass solutions that Kite Glass help with that are used in retail environments include:

  • External and internal façades
  • Glass balustrades
  • Glass shopfronts
  • Entrances
  • Glass barriers

Our Work


A selection of well-known Retail Centres representing projects that Kite Glass has been involved with as either sub-contractors or technical glass providers:

  • Westfield Friary Centre Guildford; Architect Hadfield Cawkwell Davidson & Partners Main Contractor Westfield Shoppingtowns Ltd
  • Westfield Stratford; Architect The Buchan Group Main Contractor Westfield Shoppingtowns Ltd
  • The Cube Birmingham; Architect MAKE Architects Main Contractor BuildAbility
  • Westfield White City; Architect: The Buchan Group Main Contractor Westfield Shoppingtowns Ltd
  • Braehead Shopping Centre Glasgow; Architect BDP Architects with Cooper Cromer Architects Main Contractor Bovis

Kite Glass’ range of case studies showcase our experience and give some examples of our glass in a retail setting.

Retail glass as a balustrade

Projects

Mander Centre, Wolverhampton

Kite Glass re-visits the Mander Centre in Wolverhampton, back in 2003 Kite Glass was involved with this project supplying and installing a variety of glass for balustrade including 19mm curved Heat soaked toughened glass for the staircase and 10mm Heat Soaked Toughened for infill panels….

Westfield White City Shopping Mall, London

The Westfield White City development is Europe’s largest in-town retail centre. The 40 acre site houses 250 retail outlets, a 14 screen cinema and health spa. There was a requirement to create a light airy environment that, at the same time, offered a safe and…

The Oracle Shopping Centre, Reading

The Oracle Shopping Centre in Reading houses up to 90 retail outlets and a 10-screen cinema, and is considered Reading’s premier shopping destination. CMF Limited selected Kite Glass to supply the glass for this prestigious shopping mall, and the project consisted of 12mm clear infill…

We have a consultative approach and are happy to provide advice and information on all our glass products.