Whether restoring and repairing existing iron or bronze metalwork or working on replacement or new-build projects, Dorothea provides the complete range of architectural metalwork services required to ensure a successful project. 

Dorothea Restoration’s' architectural metalwork, can be found anywhere that demands the very highest standards of craftsmanship, from architectural features to complete structures.


Areas of expertise


  • Gates and railings

  • Windows

  • Verandas

  • Canopies

  • Roof lights and domes

  • Balustrades

  • Staircases

  • Balconies

  • Iron bridges

  • Conservatories and glasshouses

  • Memorials and plaques

  • Bandstands

  • Scuptures and fountains

  • Historic metal objects and miscellany

For further examples of our architectural metalwork restoration projects and areas of expertise please see our case studies.

Our specialisms extend across the entire range of traditional metalworking materials including:


  • Wrought iron (puddled iron)

  • Cast iron

  • Grey cast iron

  • Steel

  • Copper

  • Bronze and brass (copper alloys)

  • Tin, zinc and lead work

  • Gilded/Decorative finishes

  • Associated carpentry, joinery and glazing.


Consultancy and project management

Our consultancy work is designed to help the client and professional team ensure their project runs smoothly from start to finish, with services including condition surveys, feasibility studies, conservation reports, repairs specifications, project costing and project management.

Contractor works

As contractors we can work on an unrivalled range of project sizes and types. Whether as subcontractors or main contractors, we routinely deliver archtectural metalwork services of all sizes, from the repair of individual historic metal objects to the restoration or building of complete new structures.

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