Glass Staircases

Trends are evolving all the time as people get more and more creative with their interior design, and this has been marked by the rise in popularity of the glass staircase. Not considered a glass staircase before? They come with a host of benefits – come and see for yourself…

A range of designs

During the process of installing your dream staircase, it is understandable to jump straight to the exciting part of working out the best design for your home before considering any logistics. With glass staircases from Abbott-Wade, we are able to bring you a wide range of designs that are sure to add a contemporary look to your living space. These include:

  • Frameless glassFor an ultra-modern, streamlined look, a pane of frameless glass acting as your balustrade could be the option for you. Style doesn’t compromise safety, so there’s no need to worry – these thickened glass panes provide the same strength as a traditional handrail.
  • Glass spindlesIf you want to make your staircase really unique, look no further than glass spindles. Great for creating a bright and spacious design.
  • Optiwhite low iron glass – A refreshing alternative to other types of glass, this pane variety  has a practically colourless cast, as opposed to green. This ensures that it works fantastically well with a white handrail, creating a ‘barely there’ look that maximises natural light and compliments any interior design thanks to its colourless design.

Ability to work with any material

The versatility of a glass staircase is one of the main reasons it has cemented its place in people’s minds as a contender for a contemporary home. Glass staircase panels combine perfectly with almost any material to create a truly personalised look.

For example, glass makes a smart addition to an oak wood staircase, bringing a more traditional staircase up to date. It also pairs well with stainless steel to create a wonderfully modern finish – take a look for yourself.

More natural light

A glass staircase can reinvigorate a home and provide it with natural light that completely changes its complexion. Glass spindles or panes allow natural light to flow freely through you home, helping to transforms it’s appearance.


So we’ve establish that a glass staircase looks great, but will it be long lasting enough for it to be worth your investment? The answer to this is a resounding yes. Glass staircases are tougher and more durable than people think. Our glass panels are made from 10mm toughened Pilkington glass, as here at Abbott-Wade we ensure we only provide the best quality glass to our customers. The fact they’re so easy to maintain and clean, means that this striking, wonderful design of staircase can be a mainstay in your home for years to come. This means that you will have a striking piece of furniture that will also stand the test of time.

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Are you interested in adding a glass staircase to your home? Or would you like some more information on how we install our extensive range of staircases? We’d love to hear from you, and can provide you with a free no obligation quotation just by filling out our online form. Our nationwide service is also available to contact via telephone on 01744 634 442 or email at

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