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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 & Market Street, Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1SX
Tel +44 (0) 118 946 9146 Fax 0118 969 8822
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 0845 165 8234 Fax 0845 165 9508
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 Fax 0208 866 8446 Website:
Brassart Ltd, Attwood Street, Lye, Stourbridge, West Midlands DY9 8RY. Telephone 01384 898839 Fax 01384 898705 Website:
Clayton Munroe, 15-20 Burke Road Totnes Industrial Estate Totnes Devon TQ9 5XL Telephone 01803 865700 Fax 01803 840720 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 Fax 01223 834780 Website:
The Beardmore Collection, Farmer Brothers & J D Beardmore Architectural 321 Fulham Road London SW10 9QL Telephone 0207 351 5444 Fax 0207 351 5131 Website: