Twinfix joins the Manufacturers Alliance

We are pleased to announce that this year we have joined the Cheshire Manufacturers Alliance.  The Manufacturers Alliance brings together like-minded manufacturing businesses to share ideas and best practices.  Through its many group events as well as coaching and mentoring between the members the organisation is a great place for members to work together to… Read More »

A look back at Lewes Station

As the year draws to a close we are taking a look back at previous rail projects.  Lewes Station completed with BAM Nuttall Ltd in 2016 was a fantastic project to work on and we want to share these new photos with you. Twinfix supplied Non Fragile Multi-Link Roof-Panels glazed with Georgian wired polycarbonate.  The… Read More »

Pembroke Dock Station

With its team of experts in the polycarbonate and roof glazing fields, Twinfix works on developing the best, newest and most cost-effective roof glazing products. A family business, Twinfix has been involved in the polycarbonate roof glazing market for nearly 30 years. This year, Twinfix worked with Principal Contractor AmcoGiffen restoring Pembroke Dock Station. Twinfix… Read More »

Twinfix named “Best Roof Glazing & Canopy Installation Company 2020” in the Build Architecture Awards

Twinfix are proud to be a high quality, safety focused, British manufacturer and installer of roof glazing and canopies. Celebrating their 30 year anniversary this year makes this award even more special for Twinfix, the first company in Europe to develop a range of glazing bars and fixing accessories specifically designed for installing polycarbonate. A… Read More »

The Beeches, Waterlooville

Working with main contractor, Novus Property Solutions Ltd we recently installed two entrance canopies at The Beeches retirement housing scheme in the town of Waterlooville. The new front and rear entrance canopies replace an provide much needed coverage for the residents entering and exiting the building.  These aluminium shelters will stand the test of time… Read More »

Case Study – Silverstone Primary School

In these uncertain times, as schools find their new ‘norm’, government guidelines advise schools to increase outdoor play. In response to this guidance, many schools are looking at ways to utilise their outdoor space and provide protection from the inclement British weather. Canopies, outdoor shelters and covered walkways could be a great investment for any… Read More »

Twinfix Made Smarter

Through attending Made Smarter’s one-day digital roadmapping workshop, Twinfix’s Technical Director Dan Smith identified several potential ways to introduce technology into its processes.  In additional, and in order to develop the company’s long-term plans Dan, also embarked on the organisation’s eight-month leadership programme. This was prior to the pandemic and when Covid-19 and the lockdown… Read More »

Case Study – Clatterbridge Centre, Liverpool

Twinfix walkways protect patients and visitors from the elements at the new Clatterbridge Centre in Liverpool A new hospital in the heart of Liverpool is part of a £162m investment in expanding and transforming cancer services across Cheshire and Merseyside. The 11-storey Clatterbridge Cancer Centre at Liverpool Hospital delivers highly-specialist care including pioneering immunotherapy and… Read More »

A comparison of polycarbonate and glass

The following information summarises the key advantages of polycarbonate as a glazing material over glass. Compared to glass, polycarbonate sheeting with its high strength to weight ratio, is very light, but also highly resistant to shattering and damage. This shatter resistance makes this material much safer to use than glass. The key advantage of using… Read More »