©2015 All rights reserved Sunrise Stained Glass Ltd Hampshire UK. | Sussex Leaded Window| Restoration, Conservation, Repair | New Stained Glass Windows for Sussex and UK |

©2015 Sunrise Stained Glass Ltd. All rights reserved | Sussex Leaded Window| Restoration, Conservation, Repair | New Stained Glass Windows for Sussex and UK |

Architectural Stained Glass


Contemporary stained glass :

Although much of the studios work is for ecclesiastical settings we have made many beautiful windows for secular buildings in Sussex and our windows can be found in many locations in the UK and southern counties in schools, in libraries, reception rooms and entrance lobbies.


Commissioning

Restoration

Glass Restoration


Stained Glass Restoration and the Care of Domestic & Church Windows:

The studio has 30 years’ experience in glass restoration and the expert care of historic and valuable leaded church windows and cathedral glazing. We provide a comprehensive service of stained glass restoration including the restoration of metal frames and specialist window cleaning of leaded and stained glass panels.

About us

Stained glass artists achieving the highest standards in design and craftsmanship


Glass Painter:

Our resident designer, decorative glass artist and master glass painter Jude Tarrant is an elected associate of the British Society of Master Glass Painters.

Stained glass supplier:

Our studio, shop and showroom are located in Southsea, Hampshire. To visit our online shop which stocks a wide range of tools and supplies including antique restoration glass and spun roundels please click here:

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STAINED GLASS STUDIO NOTED FOR EXPERT CRAFTSMANSHIP


We have become the leading stained glass studio dealing with new commissions for stained glass windows and leaded glass restoration of church windows in West Sussex, East Sussex and surrounding areas including Chichester, Brighton, Lewes, Hove, Arundel, Lancing and Portsmouth.

Lady Chapel Chichester window glass restoration

Stained Glass Artist: Our dedicated team of stained glass designers and leaded glass craftsmen bring their considerable expertise and experience to every stage of the project, from initial planning stages with the architect or specifier through to final completion.

Sussex leaded window repair Cloister window by Hampshire stained glass studio Holy Spirit stained glass window at St Colmans Church Hampshire Restored Lady Chapel windows at Chichester Cathedral stained glass church window restoration damaged leaded window repair and restoration
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GLASS PAINTER


Decorative glass panels are produced by our glasspainter and stained glass window artist using traditional leaded glass techniques that have been tried and tested for centuries.


PAINTED STAINED GLASS PROCESSES


Most painted stained glass windows use antique glass which is mouth-blown in single colour sheets and some two or three colour blended ‘streaky’ glass sheets. The glasspainter uses kiln-fired metallic oxide glass pigments that are painted on to the glass and fired at high temperature in a specialist glass kiln.

STAINED GLASS CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION STUDIO


Sunrise Stained Glass studio has been involved in the conservation, restoration, and protection of the stained glass windows of many historic buildings in Britain however the largest and most extensive of these projects has been the rolling program of works spanning over two decades at Chichester Cathedral in West Sussex.


CHICHESTER CATHEDRAL GLAZING, WEST SUSSEX  


The Cathedral was founded in 1075 and is in the Early English (Early Gothic) style with Romanesque (Norman) arcades.  Although little medieval stained glass survived the Protestant Reformation there is some fine Victorian stained glass, notably the Lady Chapel windows by Clayton & Bell of 1882.  A famous contemporary window by the modern artist Marc Chagall is adjacent to the Lady Chapel, and was specialist cleaned by Sunrise Stained Glass during a recent stained glass conservation program.

WINDOW CONSERVATION AND RENOVATION  


Work has progressed around the Cathedral at Chichester in West Sussex for over a twenty year period, starting in the North Transept where the large leaded windows were removed from the masonry, dismantled, cleaned and releaded and refitted with new ferramenta.  Since then the towers (Chichester is the only cathedral to have a separate bell tower, like a campanile) West Window, South Aisle and Clerestory windows have all been restored, and the great stained glass window of the South Transept.  Restoration work is now complete to the Lady Chapel, adjacent to the North Transept where our work originally began two decades ago, but continues to the leaded antique glass windows of the Cloisters.

Sussex Chichester Cathedral stained glass restoration conservation of Marc Chagall stained glass window at Chichester Cathedral in Sussex

WINDOW RESTORATION PROJECTS IN SUSSEX


At Sunrise Stained Glass we have a continuous program of restoration and repairs to many churches and chapels and other public buildings throughout the south of England and home counties, details of which may be found on our website pages.  


Some of our other stained glass and leaded glass window projects in East and West Sussex include: The medieval Guildhall, Priory Park, Chichester, W.Sussex (restoration of leaded antique glass); Roedean Girls School, Brighton, E. Sussex (remaking of the stained glass Main East Window); Woodvale Crematorium, Brighton, E. Sussex (restoration of antique leaded glass to the Tower); Lancing College, Lancing, Sussex (restoration of the clerestory windows).


APPROVED ECCLESIASTICAL CONTRACTORS


Within the Anglican Church the local Diocesan Advisory Council will be able to make suitable recommendations, also the Council for the Care of Churches, English Heritage, Ecclesiastical Insurers and many local authorities hold a directory of approved contractors. Sunrise Stained Glass is an approved contractor on many UK local authority and Diocesan registers.

WINDOW PROTECTION


Windows can be protected from damage by a number of approved methods, and we can provide a quotation on request for custom made wire mesh window guards, polycarbonate window protection and isothermal schemes.


stained glass conservation and leaded glass restoration at Chichester Cathedral, West Sussex: angel stained glass window

Restored Angel window at Chichester Cathedral