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Door Furniture, Door Handles & Door Knockers

There are a number of manufacturers of door furniture that compliment historic buildings, in well detailed brass or iron, based on historic precedents.

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Companies supplying goods or services for Door Furniture, Door Handles & Door Knockers
Black Dragon Forge
Black Dragon Forge, 4 Hancock Row, Greenaway Lane, Hackney, Derbyshire DE4 2RA
Tel 01629 312994 Mob 07984 668981
Master blacksmith specialising in traditional hot forging techniques. I design, make and install hand forged bespoke ironwork of the highest standards using traditional skills and techniques. All work is unique and designed with both site and client in mind. Whether contemporary or traditional in style the attention to detail and hand forged methods ensure the work is in keeping with, and enhances, its environment. I can also seemlessly restore, re-instate or replicate old wrought iron, and now offer have-a-go sessions teaching the noble art of the blacksmith.
Coventry Demolition Company
Ryton Fields Farm, Wolston Lane, Ryton on Dunsmore, Nr Coventry, West Midlands CV8 3ES
Tel 024 76 303999 Fax 024 76 307276
Coventry Demolition Company, is one of the uks leading suppliers of cast iron radiators, as well as many other reclaimed and reproduction period products. Established in the mid 1980s, we have built up a successful business supplying reclaimed and quality reproduction products for well over 25 years. We also offer solid wood flooring and cottage doors, Victorian style door furniture, as well as unique architectural items including reclaimed bricks and tiles.
Brunswick House, 30 Wandsworth Road, Vauxhall, London SW8 2LG Three Pigeons, London Road, Milton Common, Oxfordshire OX9 2JN Ropewalk (Floors), Millstream Road, Bermondsey London SE1 3PA
Tel 020 7394 2100 Fax 020 7501 7797
Lassco deals in architectural antiques with branches in London and Oxfordshire. Items include chimneypieces, doors, door furniture, panelling, stone and timber flooring, cast iron radiators, bathrooms, lighting, mirrors etc.
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.
Old Lock and Key Company
Stublick View, Langley, Hexham, Northumberland, UK, NE47 5LL
Tel 01434 683078 Fax 01434 683552
The Old Lock and Key Company can restore and repair antique locks and keys, and provide handmade locks and keys.
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: