The Building Conservation Directory 2020

113 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 0 METALWORK continued METAL, WOOD & GLASS 3.3 ◾ RUPERT HARRIS CONSERVATION LTD Studio 5c, No 1 Fawe Street, London E14 6PD Tel 020 7515 2020 Fax 020 7987 7994 Email CONSERVATORS OF FINE METALWORK, HISTORIC AND MODERN SCULPTURE : In bronze, lead, zinc, electrotype, iron and contemporary materials; also replication, maintenance and consultancy. Advisor to the National Trust since 1982. Other clients include Historic England, the Royal Collection, city councils, major museums, art galleries, architects and private collectors. Accredited Member of Icon. See also: display entry in Sculpture, page 107. ◾ SHEPLEY ENGINEERS LIMITED Unit 19, Chambers Way, Thorncliffe Park, Sheffield S35 2PH Tel 0114 296 5656 Email HISTORICAL METALWORK RESTORERS AND CONSERVATORS : Shepley Engineers has been responsible for engineering faithful and innovative solutions for many major architectural restoration projects. The company offers a comprehensive range of services acting as consultant, designer, contractor or as principal contractor depending on the size and specific requirements of the scheme. Major projects completed or in progress include: Smithfield Market, London; The Curvilinear Range at the Botanical Gardens, Dublin; The Palm House at Sefton Park, Liverpool; The Paxton Pavilions, Sheffield Botanical Gardens; The Palm House, Botanical Gardens, Dublin, St Pancras Station, London; Kibble Palace, Glasgow; Westminster Palace; Wentworth Castle Conservatory; and the Iron Gasholders at Kings Cross. See also: display entry on page 112. ◾ TOPP & CO Unit 5, The Airfield Industrial Estate, Tholthorpe, York YO61 1ST Tel 01347 833173 Fax 01347 838137 Email METALWORK : Topp & Co cares for the fine metalwork at some of the world’s most architecturally sensitive sites and, as a leading authority in the craft of blacksmithing, thrives on the challenges set by the heritage sector. The company’s relationships with leading architects, specialist contractors and conservation experts are central to its ability to deliver work to the highest standards. Services offered include: restoration; bespoke and replica work; consultancy and specification; work in ferrous and nonferrous metals. Supplier of genuine wrought iron and specialist sections. Established for 30 years, Topp & Co’s clients include: St Paul’s Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, Chatsworth and local authorities. BRONZE STATUARY ◾ HIRST CONSERVATION LTD Head office – Laughton, Sleaford, Lincolnshire NG34 0HE Tel 01529 497449 ▪ London office – 75 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EL Tel 0800 917 8664 Email CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION OF BRONZE STATUARY AND MEMORIALS : See also: display entry on the inside front cover and profile entry in Mortars & Renders, page 138 . ◾ RUPERT HARRIS CONSERVATION LTD Studio 5c, No 1 Fawe Street, London E14 6PD Tel 020 7515 2020 Fax 020 7987 7994 Email CONSERVATORS OF FINE METALWORK AND SCULPTURE : See also: display entry in Sculpture, page 107 and profile entry in Metalwork, on this page. DOOR & WINDOW FITTINGS ◾ 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 this page.  Restoration, reproduction and renovation of locks, keys and ironmongery  Design and manufacture of bespoke ironmongery, locks, keys and fittings  Ironmongery specification and scheduling service Quality service to architects, contractors, clients, restoration and preservation agencies on listed and historic buildings 3c, St Francis Way, Shefford, Bedfordshire SG17 5DZ 01462 811212 M I D BEDS LO CK SM I TH S LTD securing the past