Project News


Part of Dortechs values/ ethos, is that we put back in to the community each year by helping out/ assisting with projects for a number of charities or organisations. We carry out these projects for free. Tommyfields Markets was undertaken with one of our customers, Willmott Dixon and comprised of […]

Tommyfields Market Community Project



Location: Chesterfield Project Type: Replacement Frameless Vent Date Completed: May 2017 Description: Our engineers were contacted by Chesterfield Hospital following a reported breakage to a structurally bonded window vent, from a golf ball. A frameless glass, bonded vent Technal had to be removed and reinstalled from outside the building utilising […]

Chesterfield hospital Replacement Frameless Vent








Dortech Maintenance is delighted to announce yet another major contract award for it’s enhanced Dor-Strong Door, following the successful supply and installation of six Dor-Strong Doors earlier in the year, Willmott Dixon have awarded Dortech Mainteance a major contract to remove and replace the remaining 25 door-sets and replace them with Dor-Strong Enhanced doorsets. 24 […]

Yet Another Major Dor-Strong Door Contract Secured!




Previously an underground carpark, Dortechs expertises were engaged to design, manufacture and install a high quality solution to enable the building owner to significantly improve the aesthetics and useability of this building space. The works included the introduction of bi-folding doors, an internal glazed lobby, a large silicone glazed curtain wall […]

Newgate House, Rochdale


Our maintenance engineers have just completed water-testing to all roof lights at Huddersfield latest sport centre, Kirklees Leisure. The water testing was conducted in accordance with the guidelines set out in Technical Note No. 10 site testing for water tightness and Technical Note No. 41 Site testing for water tightness. The purpose is […]

Water Testing at Kirklees Leisure Centre




Two new, high quality glazed curtain wall entrance screens have just been designed, manufactured and installed by our expert team of engineers. These were designed in accordance with the clients requirements to increase natural day light and provide a pleasant seating for the buildings tenants. A glazed canopy detail and […]

McArthy & Stone


Dortech Maintenance have just completed a contract for BAM construction for a school project located in Alvechurch, Worcestershire. The school had reported leaks in classrooms and on inspection our Maintenance team established that there had been a poorly executed installation of aluminium coping flashings in roof locations. The team removed […]

Alvechurch – Roof Leak Repairs




Dortech is an accredited fabricator of Technal curtain wall and glazing products. Our team have just been engaged to attend a site located in Flemingate Retail Park, Beverley, to remove and replace a pane of specialist, silicone glazed curtain wall, which had sustained damage. The team identified the glazing as […]

Flemingate Retail, Beverley


Dortech maintenance have recently been commissioned by HB Project to carry out a full scale overhaul of the glazing at Britannia House in Morley. The project entailed; redesigning the existing windows, carrying out a site survey & report, removing all existing windows & entrances and replacing with new, high performance, […]

Britannia House, morley – Refurbishment


Our maintenance engineers have just completed water ingress investigation work at South Leicester College, that had been  reported by the building users. Specialist, height access equipment was used to enable to team to conduct their work, in addition to carrying out any required sealing and rectification work. All works were completed […]

South Leicester College Leak Investigations



  Dortech Maintenance were contacted by the owner of a block of flats in the centre of Leeds. They had ongoing issues with the functionality of the current entrance door and enquired if it would be possible to automate it. After a site visit, our engineers were able to determine […]

Blue Granary Wharf, Leeds


Main Contractors, BAM Construction contacted Dortechs Maintenance team in respect to issues with ongoing leaks at a project called Brindley Place. The facade and associated coping flashings had been installed by a glazing sub-contractor that had ceased trading. Our team attended site and conducted an initial site investigation to determine […]

Brindley Place, Birmingham





Dortech was contacted by the NHS in Newcastle in respect to a glass breakage and replacement. Dortechs Maintenance team attended site and determined that the nature of the breakage was as a consequence of Nickle Sulphide inclusion within 16 toughened glass panes. At short notice, Dortech was commissioned to attend […]

Regent Point Newcastle


Our Maintenance Engineers have just completed a small refurbishment project to the entrance of Exchange Quay, Manchester. The works included the rip-out of some very tired looking doors and replacement with a set of striking new entrance doors. The new entrance doors were set into thermally broken aluminium framework and included […]

Face Lift to Exchange Quay Entrance Doors, Manchester!



  Ongoing leaks were reported reported to a ground floor,  faceted curtain wall screen. Dortechs Maintenance engineers attended site and conducted investigation works, which included water testing to identify the cause of the leaks. Further intrusive investigations had to take place and a number of ‘weak’ areas were identified, were […]

Astra Zenica – Leak Rectification Works


Dortech was recently employed by Willmott Dixon to conduct water testing to a curtain walling that had been installed by others. Our site engineers identified a leak to the head coping of the installation and were subsequently asked to produce a detailed report. The rectification to the defective areas that […]

Watertesting at The Street, Scarborough


  Dortech Maintenance have just completed a small door replacement project located at Litherland School, in Liverpool. The school had complained about a number of issues with their existing doors in respect to quality and security, so our division were engaged to design and install a significantly more robust option. […]

New Doors at Litherland School, Liverpool!



This was originally an armour plate, full-glass door. Issues has arisen with overheating as this door led onto an inside kitchen. Dortechs team of engineers were then engaged to develop a solution wiht the client, which incorporated the design, manufacture and installation of a new aluminium door incorporating louvres and […]

Manchester Corn Exchange – New Door


Dortech was called to the SSU site in Wakefield following a nickel sulphide spontaneous breakage in a curtain wall façade. The breakage had occurred as a result of an impurity in the glass, causing stress and glass fracture. The glass was located three stories high and was removed and made […]

SSU Nickel Sulphide Breakage


We have just launched a fantastic NEW website where you can buy all the tools and materials you require to create and build your own frameless glass balustrades. Our products are very keenly priced and include a wide variety of balustrading products including; glass clamps, frameless glass channels, posts, handrails […]

Supply Only Glass Balustrading Division Launch!