A world leader in friction stays
Cotswolds Architectural Products is a company synonymous with the integral component on any outward opening window – the friction stay. In 1976 we became the first company in the UK to manufacture friction stays and since then we have grown into a world leader in our field.
Operating from a purpose built purpose built 60,000 sq ft premises in Cheltenham; our 50 strong manufacturing team produce 250,000 pairs of friction stays every month and supply clients in no fewer than 56 countries including China, Thailand, Peru and New Zealand and of course the UK.
Cotswold are recognised for setting the standard in window hardware across the globe ...
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Cotswold – leading the way
Cotswold were the first company to manufacture friction stays in the UK.
They have been supplying window manufacturers for 38 years from their purpose built 30,000 sq.ft premises in Cheltenham.
A leading hardware supplier is noticing more and more aluminium fabricators using heavier duty and more robust hardware.
Running simultaneously to the buoyant aluminium market, Cotswold Architectural Products’ Managing Director Iain Morgan says that they are seeing increasing demand for such products.
“Demand for our heavy duty range of hardware is definitely increasing amongst aluminium [...]
International friction stay manufacturer Cotswold Architectural Products returned back to its offices in Cheltenham, having seen its ‘complete hardware solution’ go down a storm at the FIT Show.
At the event, Cotswold teamed up with Giesse – who are world leading suppliers of door locks and handles; and showcased a number of product innovations.