Some companies can provide wide expertise in the restoration or conservation of various metals such as Cast Iron, Bronze, Aluminium or Wrought Iron.
Companies supplying goods or services for Metalwork
BronzeWork, established 25 years ago, has the skills to design and work in bronze and other metals for architects, garden designers and furniture designers. Our work features in both historic and modern environments. Specialising in one-offs, prototypes and limited runs, we have a wide range of skills and extensive experience available to help bring your requirements to fruition – we look forward to hearing about them and working with you.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
We work with aluminium, brass, cast iron, mild steel, stainless steel and wrought iron. We have repaired gates, railings and handrails in Grade 1 and Grade 2 listed properties so well you wouldn't know they'd been damaged. We've also fabricated and installed new gates, railings and handrails at such sites that were so totally in keeping with their surroundings you would think they were of the same period.
If you need historic architectural metalwork repaired, restored or re-created, we're the people to come to for a free, no obligation, quote.
Britannia Architectural Metalwork Ltd
, The Old Coach House, Draymans Way,
Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1AY, UK.
Telephone 01420 84427 Fax 01420 89056
Historic Metalwork Conservation Consultancy (HMCC)
, 16 King Alfred Street,
Wiltshire SN15 1NP
Telephone 07883 205704