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Window Furniture

Historically there has been a great variety of window furniture and a number of craftsmen and manufacturers still make such ironmongery.

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Companies supplying goods or services for Window Furniture
Lucy Sandys-Clarke Artisan Blacksmith
The Smithy, Beech Hill, Dent, Cumbria LA10 5QN
Tel 07866 741833
From an old smithy in the Dales village of Dent, in Cumbria, blacksmith Lucy Sandys-Clarke produces hand-made pieces of bespoke ironwork using the age-old techniques of hot forge-work. Her portfolio is varied, ranging from small and intricate one-off fittings to larger-scale architectural installations and pieces of furniture. She has a particular interest in the manufacture door and window furniture, producing latches, handles, catches, bolts and hinges to match surviving originals, reference vernacular styles or to new designs. Some pieces are available as standard products, but she also welcomes private and public commissions.
Mike Wye & Associates Ltd
Buckland Filleigh Sawmills, Buckland Filleigh, Devon, EX21 5RN
Tel 01409-281644
Mike Wye & Associates are one of the foremost UK suppliers of sustainable, natural and traditional building materials and systems. Our extensive product range includes: traditional lime mortars and plasters, natural hydraulic limes, sustainable insulation (such as recycled foam glass for limecrete floors, cork, wood fibre and sheep's wool), beautiful polished plasters, and natural paints, oils and waxes. Having our own team of specialist contractors, our advice is founded on the practical application of our products in the real world - therefore ensuring successful results and optimum performance of the products and systems we supply.
Old House Store
Unit 2 Paddock Road Industrial Estate, Paddock Road, Caversham, Reading Berkshire RG4 5BY
Tel +44 (0) 118 946 9146
The Old House Store are builders merchants for traditional building and ecological materials with shops in Caversham and Woodstock. Products include lime and plasters, mortar and renders ingredients, pozzolans, sands, lime putty, non-hydraulic limes, hydraulic limes, riven laths, staves, daub and split Hazel. Building products include brick, clay roof tiles, flint, conservation rooflights, framing pegs, tile pegs, riven battens, cast iron radiators, sheepswool insulation, gates, timber flooring. Paints include Limewash, pigments and silicate paints. Window and door ironmongery, handforged and brassware, includes stays, fasteners, rim locks, strap, butterfly and H hinges, Suffolk and Norfolk latches, planked doors, and rosehead nails.
Reddiseals Ltd
The Furlong, Droitwich, Worcestershire WR9 9BG.
Tel 01905 791876
Reddiseals are a well known supplier for sash window parts and window furniture including security hardware and draughtproofing products. Products include parting beads, staff beads, sash lead weights,
Brass Tacks Fittings Limited, Unit 8 Kildare Close Eastcote Middlesex HA4 9LG Telephone 0208 866 8664 Website:
Brassart Ltd, Units A & B Monarch Works, Bald’s Lane, Lye, West Midlands DY9 8TE Telephone 01384 912 001 Website:
Drummonds, 78 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 4HN Telephone 0207 376 4499 Website:
Forgeries, 108 Brassey Rd Winchester Hants SO22 6SA Telephone 01962 842822 Website:
J Churchill , The New Forge Capton Dartmouth Devon TQ6 0JE Telephone 01803 712535 Website:
Solopark, Station Road, Nr Pampisford, Cambridgeshire CB22 3HB Telephone 01223 834663 Website:
The Beardmore Collection, Telephone 0207 351 5444 Website: