Exquisite timeless designs

Our heritage inspired metalwork concepts use the style, ethos, and historical references of historic styles as inspiration. Instead of copying to recreate traditional work, we refine and update to create a fresh uniqueness. Although influenced by historical references these designs are a mark of their time creating an exquisite timeless feel that is not trend led. In heritage settings this sympathetic approach clearly evidences change. The focus is on ‘managing change’ which is inclusive of the values and preferences of owners.

Discover our work from private residences to five star Portuguese hotels.

Lyall Mews | balustrade

Description: a design showing off the beauty of the blacksmiths craft with flowing curves and an eloquence of detailing and build quality though the jointing design. Inspired by the work of the Belgian Art Nouveau architect Victor Horta, with a brass handrail and bronze effect paint finish. Service: Concept Design & Specification Architect: Chris Dyson […]

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Yeatman Hotel | balustrade

Description: an understated and sophisticated balustrade for a grand staircase. Creating the right first impression was of utmost importance for the Yeatman Hotel, a Relais & Chateaux member, which prides itself on providing the epitome of sumptuousness to its guests. Nestled on a hillside the stunning entrance foyer is on the uppermost floor with a […]

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Lucknam Park Hotel | entrance

Description: A traditional main entrance layout given a contemporary twist with an updated fresh take on traditional ironwork. One of the finest country house hotels in England, Lucknam is a member of the Relais & Châteaux hotel & restaurant group, which in addition to luxurious facilities, is known for distinguished properties & settings. The stone […]

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Silchester | family of gates

Description: a family of ironwork in which each piece is individually designed to work to its best. Composed of three sets of gates and an arbour, this “family” of works has common stylistic themes, but great individuality in each iteration. The Ironwork Studio was asked for ironwork that would complement a relaxed country garden with […]

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Palace court | balustrade

Description: designed to impress, this opulent balustrade incorporates a modern take on Baroque. Fitting in with the interior designers Baroque based mood board for the entrance lobby, the classical continuous ‘s’ scroll was to form the basis of the ironwork design, but it was agreed that the overall finished feel was to be a simplified […]

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Eaton Park | commemorative gates

Description: a new entrance installed to mark the 60th birthday of the 6th Duke of Westminster at Eaton Estate in Cheshire. Made by master smiths, the detailing of this piece shows off the very best of the blacksmith’s craft. The estate can be traced back to the early 1440’s and at its heart sits Eaton […]

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Roberts Park | bandstand

Description: An unusual opportunity to create a distinctive bandstand as a focal point in a World Heritage site. Nothing remained of the original bandstand, built sometime after the opening of the park in 1871, but its design and location is shown in a 20th Century postcard. This area was one of the original focal points […]

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Worminstoune House | balustrade

Description: A new balustrade for the external stepped entrance to a 17th Century Scots Tower House. The brief was for a bespoke design for a main entrance, but one that blended with the feel and age of the property. The two large horizontal panels at the top of the stairs were to be decorated and […]

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Shrewsbury Cathedral railings esigned by The Ironwork Studio

Shrewsbury Cathedral | front entrance

Description: A unique contemporary design inspired by historical design references within the Cathedral. The new entrance to Shrewsbury Cathedral won a Shropshire Council Design and Conservation Award ‘Commendation’ in the New Design in the Historic Environment category. The work was part of a redevelopment programme to improve access into and out of the front entrance […]

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North Yorkshire, UK
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