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SkyLantern Rooflights

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Skylantern Rooflights

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Skylantern glass rooflights are designed to give you the ultimate and unrivalled view from your home and extension with supreme sky views. Skylantern rooflight design is constructed from super strong and light 40mm aluminium box rafters which create a slim and elegant roof profiles with excellent thermal performance.

The slimline thermally broken aluminium rafter sections have a sleek appearance that brings a stylish ambience and is pleasing to the eye, while maximising the use of light and space within your home.

By keeping sightlines low and unobtrusive the Skylantern rooflight ensures even a large glazed roof structure won’t over dominate a plot, and all aluminium exterior coloured profiles are quality finished with powder coat paint, which is guaranteed to last. Dual coloured roofs are also available as the exterior colour can be easily changed to achieve the exterior look you desire.

Stylish and unobtrusive!

Outstanding thermal efficiency

Fast turnaround on stock sizes

Custom-made doesn’t have to mean expensive

Choice of uPVC external caps

A wide range of colours to choose from

Ideal for orangeries and lantern roofs of any size

Optional ventilation

Call now for a quote on: 01276 451 555

SkyLantern Rooflight Brochure

For more information on any of the Skylantern rooflights, a PDF version of the brochure is available for download. Click here to view



Stylish and unobtrusive!

Beautifully designed to be minimal yet functional. Skylantern’s super-strong, yet light aluminium box rafters deliver visual elegance and a superior thermal performance. The design of the units ensure sharp lines inside, and low sight lines outside, which means that they look stylish and elegant – from inside or out.

Outstanding thermal efficiency

The Skylantern rafter is highly thermally efficient and has a U-value of 1.5W/m2K, which is twice as thermally efficient as its nearest competitor. When combined with our double-glazed Low-E glass, the overall rooflight has U-values as low as 1.3W/m2K. Its thermal efficiency can be further improved to 0.7W/m2K when fitted with 44mm triple glazed Low-E glass.

SkyLantern Benefits

Fast turnaround on stock sizes

Need a stylish rooflight in a hurry? Skylantern rooflights are available in the following sizes for faster delivery: 1000 x 1500mm, 1000 x 2000mm, 1500 x 2500mm or 2000 x 3000mm in either White, Grey or Black finish. Dual colours are also available; plese contact us for availability.

Custom-made doesn’t have to mean expensive

Can also be made to non-standard sizes to suit your exact requirements. Just tell us what size and specification you would like your roof lantern to be and leave the rest to us. On receipt of your order, detailed drawings will be provided to ensure you get the right fit every time. All rooflights are also delivered with full installation instructions and an installation video is also available if required.

Choice of uPVC external caps

Available either as an all-aluminium structure or with the additional choice of uPVC external caps. Bevelled and flat external caps are also available to complement the existing building architecture.

A wide range of colours to choose from

As well as our popular colours, Skylantern’s aluminium exterior cover caps can be powder coated to a huge selection of RAL colours providing a durable and attractive roof finish. It is also possible to have the inner framework finished in a different RAL colour to that which is outside, making it easy to specify the right rooflight for you and your home.

SkyLantern Caps

Ideal for orangeries and lantern roofs of any size

Slim, lightweight 40mm aluminium box units make for elegant unobtrusive roof profiles.

Optional ventilation

Skylantern rooflights can be be fitted with manual or electric controls if required.

 SkyLantern Gutter Detail

Technical Information


Skylantern rooflights have been engineered to comply with severe weather ratings (Wind loads 1.32 Kn/m2 and snow loads 1.0 Kn/m2 ).

The structure when finished using standard planitherm double glazing units will have a thermal U value of approximately 1.3 W/m2 k. BBA test results indicate that the U value for Skylantern roof rafters is 1.5 W/m2 k. Secondary drainage channels have been designed into the PVC thermal break. This allows drainage channels to run over the bottom ringbeam, providing a unique, but effective way of draining the roof system (Water test pressure 300 pascals).


All double glazing is Kite marked toughened glass which is 5 times stronger than ordinary glass (BS 6206:1981 with a Class O fire rating). All Skylantern glazing has continuous spacer bars and are dual sealed (BS 5713). Double glazing or triple glazed units rest on a co extruded EPDM gasket and are held into position by a pressure plate and aluminium exterior cover cap.

NOTE: Units should be installed in accordance with BS 6262:1982, BS 8000, Part 7: 1990 GGF glazing manual or European equivalent.


Framework consists of a high tensile aluminium section (Alloy 6063 T6 to BS 1474: 1987) box section 40mm wide by 68mm, 81mm and 97mm in depth, giving the options of profiles to suit larger spans. The thermal break comes in the form of a PVC extension adaptor connected to the main rafter box section. This section is designed to receive an aluminium exterior cover cap. All Skylantern rooflights are produced in line with BS EN ISO 9001: 2000 9001: 2000 quality control conditions and are BBA approved to market leading standards.

Construction and Delivery

Skylantern rooflights are delivered to site in an easy-to-assemble kit form, with full installation instructions included to enable safe and easy transportation to roof level.

All Skylantern glazing is secured by a snap on exterior cover cap and pressure plate, providing a continuous pressure seal against the glazing.

Designed to be installed on to a builder’s weathered timber kerb, and if required, can be supplied with a sill or gutter feature to complement your installation.

If you would like assistance at any time about any of the rooflights or would like further details of our range, then please do not hesitate to contact us on 01276 451555, e-mail us at or use this e-mail form to contact us.