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100% Feedback
  Our Maintenance Engineers have ask each customer to sign & score a job satisfaction measure for every project that we carry out , with measures from ‘Excellent’ to ‘Poor’.   We are delighted to announce that in the last 6 months we’ve had 100% Excellent feedback which is amazing! […]

6 Months of 100% Excellent Feedback!!!


Location: Wetherby, West Yorkshire Project Type: Balustrade  Date Completed: May 2018 Description:  This converted barn in wetherby was looking for something extra to make there garden stand out from the rest of the street. In one day our maintenance team installed a double post balustrade system onto a small garden wall transforming […]

Double Post Balustrade – Wetherby, West Yorkshire



    Location: Saddleworth, Greater Manchester Project Type: Balustrade  Date Completed: May 2018 Description:  Our maintenance team took part in our new business venture Alustrade, the new innovative aluminium balustrade system can be installed quickly and efficiently. The above example has turned an unusable area above a garage into a beautiful sun […]

Double Post Balustrade – Saddleworth, Greater Manchester


Location: Kingston upon Hull Project Type: Triple Glaze Replacement Date Completed: March 2018 Description: Our Maintenance Engineers were contacted to assist in the survey and replacement of a broken piece of glazing at the Double Tree Hilton Hotel in Hull, the glass was a Triple Glazed unit and measured 2.5 meters long […]

Triple Glaze Replacement – DoubleTree by Hilton Hull


  Location: Chesterfield, West Yorkshire Project Type: Replacement Glass to a Frameless Vent The issues: • Glass breakage to a structurally bonded piece of glass following an impact • Technal aluminium window into a cladded reveal • Live Hospital Environment   Our work: The job was to be carried out outside […]

Replacement Glass – Chesterfield Royal Hospital



Barnsley College
  Location: Barnsley, West Yorkshire Project Type: Glass Replacement Date Completed: January 2018 Description: Strategic Team Group contacted our Maintenance Engineers to Assist in the survey and replacement of a broken piece of roof light glass at Barnsley College. The glass measured 3 meters long by 1.5 meters and weighed over […]

Replacement Roof Light Glass – Barnsley College


Bi-folding door Installation, Wilmslow   Our engineers have just completed yet another perfect bi-folding door installation in Wilmslow. Following a strict design criteria to maximise light, retain heat and have a fully openable aperture; our team selected Senior Architectural PURe® FOLD aluminium bi-folding door system. This system is available in a […]

Another happy bi-folding door customer!


Location: Leeds Project Type: Residential Glazing Works Date Completed: September 2017 Description: Dortech were contacted by the building owner with a view to assisting in developing a bespoke, high performance glazing scheme for a property in Leeds. Our engineers selected Technal FXi 65 Thermally Broken Windows, Technal MX Curtain walling […]

Ryden house Residential Glazing Works



Location: Manchester Project Type: Residential Glazing Works Date Completed: September 2017 Description: Our teams were engaged to deliver this exciting, city centre glazing project, located in St John Street, Manchester. The clients objective was to enhance the aesthetics of an existing building, offer increased usable space and significantly increase its […]

St John Street Residential Glazing Works


Location: York Project Type: Glazing enhancement works Date Completed: August 2017 Description: The team were contacted by York University for assistance in improving the aesthetics and performance of a glazed link bridge on their campus. We selected and used Technal MX Curtain walling and Technal FY Thermally broken window suite […]

York University Link Bridge Glazing enhancement works


Location: Leeds Project Type: Glazing works to retirement home Date Completed: August 2017 Description: McArthy & Stone contacted our engineers with a requirement for two new curtain walling screens, which we subsequently designed, manufactured and installed. Technal MX visible grid curtain walling with Technal CD entrance/exit doors was utilised by […]

Roundhay Glazing works to retirement home



Location: Leeds Project Type: Glass replacement Date Completed: August 2017 Description: The team were contacted in respect to 3 units of defective glass located on the 7th, 8th and 10th Glass had to be removed and replaced using the building pre-installed cradle and a specialist glass winch. The works were […]

Bond Court Glass Replacement


Location: Darwen Project Type: Glazing enhancement works Date Completed: July 2017 Description: Darwen Academy contacted our engineers to assist the Academy in enhancing the existing capless curtain walling. Their objective was to increase the amount of natural ventilation to an IT classroom. Our team designed, manufactured and installed two large […]

Darwen Academy Glazing enhancement works


Location: Lancaster Project Type: Glass Replacement Date Completed: July 2017 Description: Our team were contacted by Lancaster University to replace a broken piece of glass in a visible grid curtain walling screen. The works only took one day to complete and the client was delighted with our performance.

Lancaster University Glass Replacement



Location: Hull Project Type: Glass Replacement Date Completed: July 2017 Description: Our engineers have just completed a glass replacement project in Hull to an existing Schueco FW50 +SG, capless curtain walling screen. The works necessitated the use of specialist access and lifting equipment in the form of a site crane […]

Humber quays Glass Replacement


Location: Harrogate Project Type: Residential Glazing Works Date Completed: June 2017 Description: Dortech were engaged to design, manufacture and install two, curved headed curtain walling screens, one set of bi-folding doors and a glazed rooflight to a new development in Harrogate. The works were staged over the course of two […]

Drovers fold Residential Glazing Works


We have just completed our first major application of Ritec, low-maintenance glass treatment. The works were carried out on the site of NewCold’s new offices and facility in Wakefield, a specialist, international refrigerated logistics company and included the treatment of over 250m2 of glazing. This innovative surface treatment, developed for […]

Making Buildings Look Better with Ritec ClearShield!





Dortech was instructed by Bowmer & Kirkland to manage the works undertaken by Besam on the automated doors at the Lido,New Brighton. Upon completion of the works, Will Noden a Senior Surveyor with Bowmer and Kirkland was pleased with the works undertaken to a tight programme and commented: “Great Job, Dortech, I understand everything […]

Lido New Brighton




      This is our latest bespoke glass structure installation incorporating; aluminium bi-folding doors, triangular clerestory fixed lights and bespoke, large span glazing and powder coated aluminium flashings. Our designers followed some very strict criteria set out by our client to create a glazed building extension that was sympathetic […]

Latest Bespoke Glass Structure Complete!


Our maintenance team have just completed glazing works to Crucis Barn in Gloucestershire. The glazing works were commissioned by Building Solutions, a building contractor based in Cheltenham. The concept design incorporated large sheets of floor to ceiling glazing to maximise natural light and offer an unbroken panoramic view. Project Type: Small Works […]

Crucis Barn, House Extension Project Completed



Dortech Maintenance were recently contacted by West Lancashire College following a ‘ram raid’ in which thieves drove a vehicle through the entrance screen in order to steal a cash dispenser. The original glazing contractor had not been able to assist the college with the repairs, so Dortech Maintenance stepped in […]

West Lancashire College Curtain Wall Repair Work


After the installation of the first Dor Strong Doors at Tuxford School in early 2012, Dortech were employed by Balfour Beatty Workplace to replace another three sets of failing double doors with Dorstrong Doors, fitted with the new Dorma series 9000 Panic devices. Balfour Beatty Workplace took advantage of the February […]

Tuxford School, Lincoln


Our team have recently undertaken a glass replacement project at Sheffield UTC, for Wates Construction. We believe a spontaneous breakage had occurred as a consequence of a chemical impurity during the glass manufacturing process. Specialist access and heavy lifting equipment was utilised for this work, by our team of engineers. […]

Nickel Sulphide Glass Replacement at Sheffield UTC



Dortech Maintenance have just completed a small works glazing project for Main Contractors, Building Solutions. The works were carried out at Crusis Barn, located in Gloucester and comprised of the design, manufacture and installation of curtain walling framework, general glazing and large, aluminium Schueco, sliding patio doors

Crusis Barn, House Extension Project Completed


Our Maintenance team have just been commissioned to conduct leak investigation works to a high level, 15 year old,  Schueco Rooflight in a retail environment. The works at Star City, Birmingham, carried out during normal working hours, required the use of specialist access equipment to access the 40 meter high […]

Leak Investigation Work At Star City, Birmingham


Our Maintenance engineers have just carried out a preliminary investigation at Star City Retail development in Birmingham. The site management contacted our team following reports and complaints about rooflight leaks. We are currently in the process of producing a report with a proposal for how to rectify the leaks and […]

Star City Rooflight Investigations