Nova Group Limited - About Us


BSI Registered


NOVA GROUP LIMITED. is a British Standards Institution registered firm. This means we are subject to rigorous audits confirming we meet the requirements of the quality system standard ISO 9001:2000 (Formerly BS 575O).


This standard ensures the quality of manufacturing is controlled from receipt of raw materials right through to dispatch of finished product.


BS 7412


Nova PVCu Windows carry this Kitemark. It ensures all components meet defined requirements for corrosion resistance, strength, security and safety. Settanta and Belvedere windows have, and regularly do, undergo severe air, water and wind performance testing as part of the Kitemark requirements.


You can be extra confident that whatever the weather throws at your windows, Settanta and Belvedere will be more than a match.


BS 7950/7412


In these security conscious times, this Kitemark represents a significant step forward in the window industry. It provides a benchmark for window security. NOVA Settanta and Belvedere windows carry this Kitemark and have been rigorously tested both manually and mechanically for resistance to break-in.


Regular samples are selected and tested at BSI to ensure they meet this exacting standard. NOVA have a purpose built security test rig, and through constant development we are able to pride ourselves on being one step ahead of the competition. That is why NOVA were one of the first companies to be awarded the BS 7950/7412 Kitemark and are well respected for window security.


BS EN 1279-2/3: 2002


This well known Kitemark symbol shows that NOVA double glazed units meet the BSI’s requirements for Quality and Performance.


They regularly undergo independent stringent tests for weathering, and have enabled NOVA to confidently offer a full 10 year guarantee on units installed in our PVCu windows or doors.


BS EN 12150-2


Toughened safety glass in windows and doors is becoming more important for meeting UK building regulations. Nova’s very own state of the art Tamglass toughening furnace allows production of our own quality toughened safety glass for use in building.


This Kitemark represents our commitment to quality by meeting the strict requirements of the BS EN 12150-2 standard. Regular testing is carried out during daily operations and also external testing at BSI is carried out at regular intervals to ensure only the highest quality glass is produced.


PAS 23-1 antd PAS 24-1 Fabricator


The accreditation for general performance and enhanced security tests PAS 23 and PAS 24, are a requirement in meeting ‘Secured By Design’ and other building codes.

Settanta and Belvedere PVCu Windows and Doors


Nova’s flagship PVCu product suites, Settanta and Belvedere feature high security 70mm windows and doors.


The sculptured sash profile makes Settanta one of the most stylish looking windows around whilst Belvederes fully sculptured suite boasts stunning curves to both the inside and outside aspects of the frame. Both suites feature high quality handles, hinges and locking systems for meeting the security requirements of BSI Testing ensuring your long term peace of mind.

Nova Aluminium Windows and Doors


Available in a complete range of products including casement windows and doors, bi-folding doors, patios, tilt and turns and secondary glazing for the residential market through to curtain walling, shop fronts and heavy duty commercial doors for shops, schools, hospitals and other high traffic areas.


Nova aluminium is quality, durable and secure and will look great for many years.


Global Conservatory Roof


The Global Conservatory Roof is one of the most high quality and versatile roofing systems available. Applying our many years experience of conservatory design and fabrication, we can offer a one stop solution centre for all your conservatory design needs.


The Global Conservatory Roof complements both Settanta and Belvedere windows and doors and is available in a range of styles, both standard and non standard designs to suit any situation.




Ultraframe Conservatory Roof


Established 25 years ago, Ultraframe keep their systems at the cutting edge of conservatory technology through constant evolutionary development.


They not only test in their own laboratory and test facilities, but they also use independent third party accreditation and testing agencies such as Wintech and the British Board of Agrément to add further credibility to their own data. In fact, every Ultraframe conservatory roofing system carries a 25-year BBA (British Board of Agrement) life expectancy certificate and was the first in the industry to hold this accreditation.

Secured By Design Windows and Doors

Secured By Design


Secured by Design is the UK Police flagship initiative owned by the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO), which supports the principles of “designing out crime” by use of effective crime prevention and security standards.


Settanta and Belvedere windows and doors have been put through rigorous testing and have been accepted by the police as meeting the exacting standards of the scheme.

Investors in People Award

Investors in People Award


We recognise the positive benefits that this award can bring to the company and this would gain us formal recognition for the investment that we are already making in our people.


The Investors in People scheme ensures that training and development initiatives are constantly reviewed and improved. Employees have a view in Nova’s business plan and vision.

Positive about Disabled People


Nova Group holds the Jobcentreplus "two ticks" symbol.

This means we have been recognised as a positive place to work for disabled people, and have made commitments to employ, retain and develop people with disabilities.




Both the Nova Settanta and Belvedere window suites meet the Certass ‘A’ to ‘G’ energy efficiency rating scheme (when calculated in accordance with BS EN ISO 10077-2) and easily surpass the requirements of Part L of the Building Regulations in England and Part J of the Building Regulations in Scotland.


Chas Accreditation


CHAS was established in 1997 to improve health and safety standards across Great Britain, and to reduce duplicated safety applications for both suppliers and buyers.


Being CHAS approved reduces duplication, because supplier's compliance is accepted by all CHAS buyers.




Constructionline is the government’s register of pre-qualified construction suppliers.


Our details will be available to all public and private sector buyers including local authorities, NHS Trust’s, Universities and Colleges, main contractors and private sector organisations.



Lead Free Profile


Settanta windows are amongst the first PVC windows to become lead-free, with the use of lead additives phased out as a precautionary measure and replaced with calcium organic stabilisers.








SAPA Aluminium


Sapa Building Systems Ltd offers architects and specifiers a wide range of innovative aluminium systems for curtain walling, doors, windows and specialist applications.


Their company history dates back to the formation of the well known Glostal and Monarch brands