Authentic in style, detailing & construction
We are experts at recreating historic metalwork that feels authentic in style, detailing and construction. Our work is distinguished by our intimate knowledge of historic ironwork. Our skills are applied to projects where craftsmanship, quality and attention to detail are of paramount importance.
From reinstatement projects in listed properties to traditional designs for new builds.
Description: Working with an outline concept proposal, provided by the architect, we developed a theme, both visually and technically, to give the result artistic flow and a feeling of authenticity. Founded by Charles the II in 1682 the principle buildings of Royal Hospital Chelsea are by Sir Christopher Wren and references to them have been […]Read more "Royal Hospital Chelsea | gates"
Description: even when you think you know historic ironwork inside out it can still be a demanding task to decipher a true original design, especially the detail, when working from photos. Grade I listed and finished in 1876, the famous towered hotel at the front of St Pancras Station is one of London’s iconic landmarks. […]Read more "St. Pancras Station | weathervanes"
Description: lost then found, the gates to Weston Park provided a unique opportunity to compare the replacement replicas to the originals. Weston Park, formally Weston Hall and grounds, is a five hectare pubic park that was opened to the public in 1875. Grade II listed, the ornate terracotta pillars and pair of gates, forming the […]Read more "Weston Park | gates"
Description: At the opening party the biggest compliment was that nobody realised the handrail was new, they thought it had always been there. St Pauls is one of the most famous and recognisable sights in London with its Whispering Gallery located at the top of a large spiral stairwell – 259 steps, 99 feet (30m) […]Read more "St. Pauls Cathedral | handrail"
Description: New work in the style of an 18th Century London town house. Provided with a concept by the architect the design was tweaked to enhance the detailing and three dimensional qualities. Service: Concept Design Development and Specification Architect: John Simpson & Partners Location: Chelsea, LondonRead more "Old Church Street | railings"
Description: This late medieval Grade II* manor house, one of the most interesting and oldest in Ripon, was adapted to its present form in the late 17th Century when the unusual circular windows were inserted. New railings and a lantern in an arch for the front entrance, sympathetic to the property in a traditional, classic […]Read more "St Agnes Lodge | railings"
Description: A new Gothic style gate design to complement the c1900 Grade II entrance. The original gates were missing, but otherwise the c1900 south entrance was intact with its Gothic style railings, ashlar piers and dwarf walls. New gates were needed to secure the park, but there was no evidence of the original design for […]Read more "Barnes Park | gates"