Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a question? You've come to the right page! We've compiled a list of questions we are frequently asked by our customers regarding the repair and restoration of leaded lights. If you can't find the relevant information, please feel free to contact us and we will be happy to answer any questions or queries you may have.

Can you repair a broken leaded light on site?

We offer an on-site service to carefully repair your leaded lights or stained glass at home, office or church anywhere in the South East of England and London

Can you re-use my old glass?

We would always try reuse your glass wherever possible, as English glass manufacturing has gone through a complete transformation into float glass since the late 1950's old glass such as drawn sheet glass, rolled glass and handmade glasses are increasingly had to find, we are however fortunate enough to still have good stocks

Are you able to remove my leaded light for me?

We can complete the whole job for you if you wish , we have professional glaziers with many years of experience in the careful removal, temporary glazing, and refitting of you leaded light or stained glass.

Can you match my old glass?

We hold over 7 tonnes of historic glass here in Horsham. These are the largest stocks of historic glass in England. We also have a large archive of antique glass in out of production patterns. We are also recognized by the Pilkington Glass advisory service as suppliers of rare and out of production glass.

Do you make new leaded lights from scratch?

Since 1972 we have been manufacturing Traditional Leaded Lights here in Horsham, West Sussex for historic houses, listed houses, builders, glass merchants and glaziers throughout the South East of England. We do not subcontract, every leaded light is made here in Horsham.

How much do you charge per repair?

We are able to repair any flat glass, a straightforward clear glass repair would be from £60.00 each plus vat

Would it help to email a photo of my broken window?

We can usually price work from a good emailed picture, you may email a picture of your broken, deteriorated or damaged leaded light or stained glass to sussexleadedlights@gmail.com

Are you able to repair or replace our old metal frame?

We are able to restore or repair your old metal frames, many of which are not closing correctly or are rusty and the leaded lights within bowed and letting draughts and water ingress, we have restored many metal frames and injected a substantial life back into them, all subject to a site visit.

Do you stock coloured glass ?

We have large stocks of English coloured antique glass, rolled patterned glass and glass from around the World.

Are all leaded light makers the same?

Our work is solely in traditional Glass for aged buildings, unlike most other companies we do not confuse this fine old trade with modern derivatives like double glazing or modern plastic windows, we work solely in traditional glass for traditional properties. We work with English hand drawn lead, traditional glass clear and colored, panels are built using fine materials that we are proud to put our name to. We have never used cheap, foreign lead or modern glass, everything we do is traditional. We are different and offer a first class service.

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    We just wanted you to know how much we love our windows. They are absolutely what we wanted and couldn't be more perfect.

    Carol and Roo Arno, Eastbourne

    Thank you so much for creating such a lovely window. My husband is thrilled with it and it was a complete suprise which made it perfect!

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    We are so pleased with the windows - they are great!

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    Thank you for the care with which this work was handled, and for the skill and craftsmenship that went into producing a very satisfactory restoration.

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