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Millwrights

Millwrighting is a very specialist area of conservation and specification for repair requires both traditional and urable detailing. The SPAB Mills Section is the best known authority in the country on the subject of waternmills and windmills and have provided advice for decades.


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Companies supplying goods or services for Millwrights
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.
Owlsworth IJP
Unit 2 Paddock Road Industrial Estate, Caversham, Reading, Berkshire RG4 5BY
Tel 01189 469 169
Email: info@ijp.co.uk
Website: www.owlsworthijp.co.uk
Owlsworth IJP is a company that has an understanding and appreciation of traditional properties, building techniques and materials, with years of experience in the sympathetic and careful repair of properties. Clients include The National Trust, English Heritage, Historic Royal Palaces and several County Councils as well as numerous private clients.They employ their own highly skilled team of craftsmen capable of providing a host of traditional craft skills, using techniques passed down the generations. These skills include carpentry, joinery, plastering, bricklaying, stonemasonry, blacksmithing and millwrighting.