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The Glass Studio Ireland Mr Karl Herron

SUMMARY

Name: The Glass Studio Ireland Mr Karl Herron
Location: Loughries, Newtownards
County: Down
Total Cost: £ 7,555.00
Axis: AXIS 3 : Down Rural Area Partnership
Duration: 26.04.2010 - 30.04.2010
Telephone: 07979 365829

PROJECT SUMMARY

To develop an existing rural business by providing capital support to purchase equipment necessary for the expansion of the business.

BACKGROUND

Mr Harron has been running The Glass Studio for more than 19 years, teaching his unique glass fusing techniques to students. The applicant runs a range of one, two, three and four day workshops in Tiffany glass painting, traditional glass painting, and glass fusing techniques. Approximately 30 students per year attend these courses.

ACTIVITIES

  • Installation of single phase electricity supply
  • Installation of Laser Kiln including delivery
  • Purchase of Micro Processor
  • Purchase of Kiln Shelves
  • Purchase of 3 step moulds x 5
  • Purchase of Drop out moulds x 5

BENEFITS

Development of an existing rural business by providing capital support, allowing the business to expand and increase the existing customer base.