The Building Conservation Directory 2024

102 THE BUILDING CONSERVATION DIRECTORY 2024 CATHEDRAL COMMUNICATIONS METALWORK cont’d DOOR & WINDOW FITTINGS cont’d ◼ BRAMAH 19 Danes Road, Romford, Essex RM7 0HL Tel 020 7637 8500 (option 3) Fax 01708 768825 Email SASH WINDOW LOCKS AND HIGH SECURITY RIM AND MORTICE DOOR LOCKS: Since 1784, Bramah locking solutions have combined outstanding key security and locks of real substance and style with a wide variety of sympathetic finishes. For those with more than one lock, Bramah builds locks to work with the same key at no additional cost, or for an additional charge a master suite. A master suite allows controlled access, dependent on the keys you issue eg a master key opens all the locks, a number 1 key might give children/housekeeper access to the back door only and a number 3 key might be for garden access only. The company also supplies and fits. ◼ MID BEDS LOCKSMITHS LTD (MBL) 3c St Francis Way, Shefford, Bedfordshire SG17 5DZ Tel 01462 811212 Fax 01462 811901 Email LOCKSMITHS AND ARCHITECTURAL IRONMONGERS: Founded in 1990, MBL has developed an outstanding reputation in providing a specialist service for restoration and replication of all types of door and window ironmongery and obscure, obsolete fittings. Services include design, manufacture, full restoration and supply of bespoke ironmongery, standard ironmongery with full architectural ironmongery scheduling service by GAI staff. From cottage to castle, MBL can help clients achieve the final style and finish they desire. Recent and ongoing projects include: Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire; Buckingham Palace, London; Pitzhanger Manor, Ealing; Castle Drogo, Devon and numerous private houses. See also: display entry on page 101. METALWORK ◼ ANWICK FORGE LTD 62 Main Road, Anwick, Sleaford, Lincolnshire NG34 9SU Tel 01526 830303 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. ◼ FINE IRON Building 1, Gilfach Uchaf, Aberbran, nr Brecon, Powys LD3 9NL Tel 01874 636966 Email METALWORK: Fine Iron specialises in the restoration and replication of architectural and ornamental wrought iron, cast iron and nonferrous metals. The company is a small family run business and recently celebrated its 25th anniversary. Fine Iron’s reputation and standards of excellence attracts clients ranging from local authorities, conservation organisations, architects and private individuals. It undertakes consultancy, full design, drawing, manufacture and installation, and specialises in both heritage and contemporary work, employing skilled traditional and modern blacksmithing techniques. Fine Iron is also renowned for designing and crafting bespoke staircase balustrades, porches, garden verandas, door canopies along with gates and railings. CONSERVATION | RESTORATION | REPLICATION | NEW-BUILD T 0161 427 4603 E