The Management Team

Michael Coward

Michael Coward

Co Founder and Director of N G Shopfront Systems, Michael set up the Company in 2009.  Prior to this, N G Shopfront Systems was part of a group which was set up in 1994.

Michael is a qualified joiner with over 20 years experience in the business.  He completed a 3 year City and Guilds Apprenticeship in Carpentry and Joinery with the final year being Advanced Craft.  After the Apprenticeship, he went self employed as a joiner.

In his spare time Michael enjoys archery and has represented the County on numerous occasions.

Melvin Heathcote

Melvin Heathcote

Melvin is a qualified Sheet Metal & Welding Fabricator  with over 20 years experience in the business.  When he left school at 16, Melvin started work with The Boots Company in Beeston where he did a Sheet Metal and Welding apprenticeship.  After completing his apprenticeship, Melvin remained at The Boots Company for another 3 years.

After leaving The Boots Company, Melvin joined his father’s business  and was approached in 1994 to become a Director of the group encompassing N G Shopfront Systems, which in 2009, split and became an independent Company.

In his spare time Melvin enjoys motor sports where he visits race meetings and events all over the country.

Our Projects

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Through a design drawing and prototype service, we have undertaken various bespoke items. For example, during the last year, we have undertaken such items...

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Curtain Walling

A curtain wall system is an outer covering of a building in which the outer walls are non-structural.  As the curtain wall is non-structural...

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Flushed Glazed

Flush Glazed is glazing in which glass is set in a channel, which may be formed by a rebate and stops, in a frame. ...

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Structural Glazing

Structural Glazing is a system of bonding glass to a building’s structural framing members utilising a high strength, high performance silicone sealant specifically designed...

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Fire Rated

N G Shopfront Systems have been designing and manufacturing quality fire resistant glazed doors and windows for over 6 years. All of our doors,...

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Entrance Screens

Shop entrances and lobbies can be formed in various styles from basic Roller Shutters through to Automatic Swing/Sliding Door. All doors can be purpose...


Paul Jackson


Arnold Topclean Limited

A big thanks to all at NG Shopfronts. Fantastic quality, trademanship and service , not to mention costs. Worked to almost impossible deadlines to allow fitting before Christmas to assist me. Praise where praise is due. Thanks. Paul.