The Building Conservation Directory 2022

111 C AT H E D R A L COMMU N I C AT I O N S T H E B U I L D I N G CON S E R VAT I ON D I R E C TO R Y 2 0 2 2 METAL , WOOD & GLASS 3.3 CONSERVATION | RESTORATION | REPLICATION | NEW-BUILD T 0161 427 4603 E ◾ THE FINE IRON COMPANY Building 1, Gilfach Uchaf, Aberbran, nr Brecon, Powys LD3 9NL Tel 01874 636966 Email METALWORK: The Fine Iron Company is renowned as a specialist in the restoration and replication of architectural and ornamental wrought iron, cast iron and non-ferrous metals. A family run business established in 1998, The Fine Iron Company’s reputation and standards of excellence attract clients ranging from local authorities, conservation organisations, architects and private individuals. Fine Iron undertakes consultancy, full design, drawing, manufacture and installation, and specialises in both heritage and contemporary work, employing skilled traditional and modern blacksmithing techniques. Bespoke porches, verandas, canopies, stair balustrades, gates and railings are also designed and fabricated. ◾ HISTORIC METALWORK CONSERVATION COMPANY LTD 39 Hunters Gate, Much Wenlock, Shropshire TF13 6BW Tel 07883 205704 Email HISTORIC METALWORK CONSULTANTS: Historic Metalwork Conservation Company (HMCC Ltd) was established in 2011 to provide conservation advice to all those charged with the care, management and preservation of historic metalwork in all its various forms, but with a particular emphasis on historic ironwork. Services include preparation of condition and conservation reports, work specifications, collections care and maintenance programmes. Clients include the National Trust, English Heritage, independent museums, local authorities, architects and building contractors. METALWORK ◾ ANWICK FORGE LTD 62 Main Road, Anwick, Sleaford, Lincolnshire NG34 9SU Tel 01526 830303 Mobile 07545 576762 Email TRADITIONAL WROUGHT AND CAST IRONWORK: Working from a 200-year-old forge, Fred Suffield and his team understand the world of historic ironwork, and their aim is to share their knowledge and expertise to manage your ironwork project from start to finish. Services include: surveys and condition reports, design and drawings, planning and listed property consultancy, repair, replacement, conservation or re-instatement of ironwork, and installation and painting. Future condition reports can be undertaken to help maintain ironwork for future generations. The forge also works with architects, conservation companies and specialist craftspeople, to protect and enhance heritage ironwork within the scope of broader renovation works. ◾ BARR & GROSVENOR LTD Jenner Street, Wolverhampton, West Midlands WV2 2AE Tel 01902 352390 Fax 01902 871342 Email ARCHITECTURAL CAST IRON: Barr & Grosvenor Ltd is one of the few remaining foundries with the skills, patience and ability to produce complex castings. The company can help stabilise, restore, recreate and provide new castings for all purposes, with guaranteed attention to detail. Barr & Grosvenor is involved at all stages in projects offering specification advice, project management, pattern-making, casting, machining, paint finishing and site fitting; all aspects of conservation work are undertaken, including cast iron, wrought iron, aluminium, brass, bronze and steel, with access to specialist blacksmithing. Group open days are available by appointment. ◾ CALIBRE METALWORK LIMITED Hazel Knoll Farm, Torkington Road, Hazel Grove, Stockport SK7 6NW Tel 0161 427 4603 Mobile 07739 407714 Email ARCHITECTURAL METALWORK: Calibre Metalwork delivers conservation and restoration works to the highest standard. The company also manufactures and fits bespoke, new-build installations where traditional craftsmanship is required, particularly suitable for listed buildings and conservation areas. A consultancy service assists project specifiers at an early stage with condition reports and budget pricing. The team takes prides in meeting deadlines and budgets. Enquiries are welcomed from local authorities, heritage organisations, main contractors and private clients. See also: display entry on this page. ◾ COODE CONSERVATION PARTNERSHIP Anvil Barn, Miserden, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL6 7JB Tel 07546 408460 Email METALWORK: Coode Conservation Partnership specialises in the conservation, restoration, repair and replication of heritage pieces in wrought iron, cast, steel and copper alloys. The team consists of experienced traditional blacksmiths specialising in conservation, an MA in metal conservation and two partners who guest tutor at West Dean College on the conservation of metalwork. The business also offers specification writing and planning consultation through to production, delivery and report writing. Coode Conservation has experience of successfully completing large complex projects through to making tiny one-off museum replicas. A purpose-built workshop was created specifically for conserving, cleaning and hand painting traditional metalwork and is located a stone’s throw from the partnership’s traditional forge. Contracts have included conservation projects for English Heritage, Historic England, Historic Royal Palaces and the National Trust through to private estates, churches, stately homes and town houses.