Norman & Underwood Company Profile
Established 180 years ago, the Norman & Underwood Group consists of approximately 100 specialists in replacement glass and glazing, aluminium and structural glazing systems, metal roofing and cladding, architectural leadwork and stained glass.
Norman & Underwood is an internationally recognised company which offers new technological processes whilst maintaining traditional values which are still present in the company since its beginnings in 1825. The company has separate divisions which specialise in Emergency Glazing, Glazing Systems, Roofing and Leadwork and Stained Glass. The company can boast a back catalogue of large-scale historical restorations such as Salisbury and Coventry Cathedral, as well as large new-build, corporate projects and smaller, local buildings around the UK and worldwide.
Open 24 hours a day, all year round, Norman & Underwood is a founding member of the Glass and Glazing federation. As the most experienced glazing company in the UK, the company meets BS 6206 AND 6262 standards and is concerned with ensuring that all sites adhere to the 1992 Regulation 14 Act.
Norman & Underwood offers:
- Guaranteed 1hour response within a 25mile radius of Leicester with UK wide service
- Free quotations and advice
- Swift boarding up of required site when immediate repair is not feasible
- Compliance with Health and Safety and Environmental regulations
- Expert resources to assess safety risks and fire escape route audits
- £10 million public and product liability insurance with major A rated UK insurer
- Fire resistant and other specialist glasses and latest PVC-U frame repair techniques
The Norman & Underwood Company works on large and small scale new-build and refurbishment projects with involving specialisation installation. The company is able to work with designers, architects and developers on a wide range of projects whether standard or bespoke glazing applications.
Roofing and Leadwork
Norman & Underwood Group is the UK’s oldest existing manufacturer of traditional Sand Cast Lead Sheet. As well as working with this particular material, the company also supplies and installs Copper, Zinc, Stainless Steel, Aluminium and Milled Lead Sheet (for restoration and new-build assignments).
Norman & Underwood are considered experts in both rainwater goods and major roofing as well as specialising in the manufacture and installation of ornamental rainwater goods such as hoppers and drainpipes.
Norman & Underwood has extensive knowledge of antique coloured glass and lead crafting and the team consists of highly trained experts in stained firing. The stained glass division has completed large-scale international projects including one of the world’s largest stained glass windows, the Data Darbar Mosque.
As an independent company Norman & Underwood group is able to provide advice and assessments, offering competitive prices that take into consideration the individual requirements of each customer. Alongside this the company has developed skills in new technological processes, techniques and materials. This business approach has built Norman & Underwood Group an established clientele and a reputation of excellence internationally as well as within the UK.
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