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PostPosted: Thu Apr 05, 2018 8:29 pm 
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I want to convert a coal chute cover to a window. Has anyone had experience of this?

The current cover is on street level and the angled chute flows in to the cellar.
The cast iron cover has gaps, which make the cellar very cold and with heavy rainfall small puddles appear at its internal base.

I'd like to secure glass to the underside of the coal chute cover with a strong glass glue and seal around the frame (outside to make it water tight). Has anyone successfully tried this without leaks?

Beneath the front door step, there are some holes which would serve for ventilation and i may add a further airbrick just to allow the cellar to breath.

I'd added some pics.
Any suggestions would be appreciated

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Not sure you can do that if its on a public highway?
That aside, glueing glass on the underside is an accident waiting to happen, it should go in the top and be round so it can not fall in

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not going to work really
is this just at street level or physically on the public highway
as in its in the pavement or on your land ajoining the pavement ??

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