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Metalwork

Some companies can provide wide expertise in the restoration or conservation of various metals such as Cast Iron, Bronze, Aluminium or Wrought Iron.


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Companies supplying goods or services for Metalwork
Britannia Architectural Metalwork Ltd
The Old Coach House, Draymans Way, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1AY, UK.
Tel 01420 84427 Fax 01420 89056
Email: info@britannia.uk.com
Website: www.britannia.uk.com
Britannia Architectural Metalwork Ltd are cast iron and traditional metalwork specialists in Cast Iron, Bronze, Aluminium or Wrought Iron including restoration and conservation as well as products such as railings, gates and street furniture.
Calibre Metalwork Limited
Hazel Knoll Farm, Torkington Road, Hazel Grove, Stockport SK7 6NW
Tel 0161 427 4603
Email: steve.gort@calibremetalwork.co.uk
Website: www.calibremetalwork.co.uk
Calibre Metalwork provides conservation and restoration services to the standard expected by heritage professionals. Our principled approach aims to save original fabric, use authentic materials, and apply traditional craft techniques. Our consultancy service provides specifiers with condition assessments and budget pricing. Typical projects include railings, gates, balconies, balustrading, bandstands, park shelters, metal windows and all manner of architectural metalwork in cast iron, wrought iron, steel, bronze and brass. We can also arrange stonework and other trades to provide a complete service, and cover all parts of the UK from our Stockport workshop.
CEL Group
Progress House, 256 Station Rd, Whittlesey, Peterborough PE7 2HA
Tel 01733 206633 Fax 01733 206644
Email: info@thecelgroup.co.uk
Website: www.celroofing.co.uk
The CEL Group is a principal building contractor for its own projects, taking responsibility for the management of all the primary trades involved, including stonemasons, carpenters and slaters. With the encouragement of architectural practices, the CEL Group has a firm commitment and presence in the ecclesiastical and heritage building sector. It has a broad skill and service base which, as well as being a specialist lead roofing contractor, includes the use of non-ferrous metals such as copper, zinc and stainless steel. It is also one of the few European manufacturers still creating sandcast lead sheet.
Dorothea Restorations
William Street, St Philips, Bristol, BS2 0RG
Tel 0845 4780773
Email: john@dorothearestorations.com
Website: www.dorothearestorations.com
Dorothea Restorations are experts in the restoration and conservation of historic architectural metalwork and machinery, experienced in cast iron stitching and welding, structural welding of wrought iron, specialist joinery and carpentry, specialist glazing including lead came work, patination and cleaning of lead, copper, brass and bronze, gilding. Conservation blacksmithing, using wrought iron. Dressing, repair and manufacture of burr millstones, repairs to traditional windmills and watermills and restoration of historic machinery.
H.Crowther Ltd ( Lead Restoration )
1 British Grove, Chiswick, London W4 2NL
Tel 0208 994 232
Email: sales@hcrowther.co.uk
Website: leadrestoration.co.uk
For more than a century, H.Crowther Ltd have been sympathetically restoring ornamental lead work from our studio in West London. We have been called upon to travel to Europe, America and Australia. We are proud of the knowledge that we have acquired within this field and are able to restore and reconstruct without having to discard. We never dispose of any part of a historical lead figure, regardless of its state, to do so would be like throwing away a part of history. We only replace what is missing, restore with integrity and never strip any lead work of its patina.
Historic Metalwork Conservation Consultancy (HMCC)
16 King Alfred Street, Chippenham, Wiltshire SN15 1NP
Tel 07883 205704
Email: peter.meehan@hm-cc.co.uk
Website: www.hm-cc.co.uk
Historic Metalwork Conservation Consultancy (HMCC) provides conservation advice on the care, management and preservation of historic metalwork, with a particular emphasis on historic ironwork. Founded in 2011 by Peter Meehan, who has over 25 years experience of working with historic metalwork, both in museum collections or as part of our outdoor heritage. HMCC’s primary aim is to provide specialist advice to all those who have responsibility for historic metalwork in the public and private sector. Services include preparation of condition reports and conservation specifications, storage and care advice, estimating and preparation of tenders, maintenance programmes and management of contractors.
Richard Rogers Conservation Ltd
Randalls Road, Leatherhead, Surrey KT22 7BA
Tel 01372 388222
Email: info@rrconservation.co.uk
Website: www.rrconservation.co.uk
An established conservation and restoration company with an experienced team of conservators, restorers and mount makers. Our highly skilled team is able to work with and conserve artwork, sculpture, metalwork, stone and historic interiors. Our client base is as diverse as our skill set and includes the likes of national museums, institutions and private collectors. We follow the highest professional standards in conservation ethics, offering consultation, full documentation of all work and advice for future care. Richard Rogers Conservation is included in the Conservation Register and is a PACR Accredited Conservator-Restorer with the Institute of Conservation (ICON).
Rupert Harris Conservation
Studio 5c, Block A, 1 Fawe Street, Poplar, London E14 6PD
Tel 020 7515 2020 Fax 020 7987 7994
Email: mail@rupertharris.com
Website: www.rupertharris.com
Rupert Harris Conservation was established in 1982 and was appointed Metalwork Conservation Advisor to the National Trust in the same year. Since then the company has built a reputation as the leading conservators of metalwork and sculpture in the UK. The studio’s work covers bronze, lead, cast-iron, zinc and electrotype sculpture; modern and contemporary art; historic lighting; gold; silver; fine ironwork; arms and armour; ecclesiastical metalwork; casting, replication and consultancy. Clients include the National Trust, English Heritage and the Royal Collection as well as major museums, art galleries, local authorities, architects, auction houses and private collectors. Accredited member of ICON.