The Group

Over the past decade, Clayton Glass has grown into one of the largest independent glass manufacturers in the UK. The business is privately owned and has a number of discreet operations, each with its own specialism. The combined group boasts turnover of £40 million, across 300,000 sq feet of manufacturing space, and a workforce of over 400 people. Clayton Glass itself operate with 3 tempering furnaces and 8 glass cutting centre which give a machine capacity of in excess of 40,000 items a week.  In house capabilities include decorative glass, heat strengthened tempering, screen printed glass, polished & drilled glass, laminating, curved laminating, fire glass among other operations. Our distribution network reaches the whole of the UK on a regular basis, with a fleet of over 20 vehicles ranging from 38 tonne articulated wagons to sprinter vans, we are perfectly placed to meet our customers needs.

Find out more about our operations and brands below:


Based in the North East of England operating out of 100,000 sq ft of manufacturing space. Clayton Glass serve the fenestration and glazing industry with insulating glass units. Employing over 160 people, the business manufactures more than 20,000 items a week, utilising four automated and five specialist manual IG lines.


The UK’s leading specialist glass manufacturer, operating from its 5 acre site in County Durham, Romag delivers technical excellence and product solutions in its chosen market sectors: Transport, Security, Architectural Glass and Solar PV (roof integrated and building integrated solutions). Romag is recognised as the market leader, globally, in the specialist sectors it operates in.

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Northern Express Glass is the leading IGU manufacturer in the North West of England. Operating from Fleetwood, near Blackpool, the business manufacturers 10,000 sealed units a week, servicing its North West customer base. Having recently invested in over £1million pounds of state of the manufacturing equipment and 30,000 sq feet factory extension – NEG’s capabilities are unrivalled in the region.


SMARTGLASSTM  has grown strongly over the last 10 years to become the UK’s leading premium conservatory roof brand. SMARTGLASSTM is glass made in its own dedicated sites in County Durham, and under license in the North West. With sales now in excess of £8 million, this top end conservatory roof brand is distributed across the UK to some of the biggest names in the conservatory market.

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