Historic Structures Conservation, Restoration and Repair

Dorothea Restorations has been at the forefront of metalwork conservation, restoration and repair for more than 30 years. With extensive experience, and a highly dedicated team, Dorothea Restorations works to the highest of standards using traditional materials and and conservation restoration techniques. To find out more about our ethical repair and restoration procedures see our conservation policy.

Our reputation and broad spectrum of expertise have seen Dorothea Restorations work for prestigous clients across the UK including The National Trust and English Heritage. Examples of these and other projects can be found in our Case Studies

New Build and Replication

We also specialise in demanding new-build projects, whether to create complex new metalwork structures or to reinstate missing features in sensitive locations.

Consultancy and Project Management

We provide clients across the UK and overseas with consultancy and project management expertise based on decades of working in architectural metalwork and engineering heritage.

Help and Advice

From cast iron rainwater goods to casement window maintenance, we’ve put together a series of guides, for both home owners and professionals, to help broaden your understanding of metalwork care and an aid to formulating best practise maintenance plans.


Metal Restoration Resources

Dorothea Restorations are passionate about the preservation of historic architectural metalwork. As recognised specialists in this field, we’ve put together some helpful resources explaining the background to a variety of metals used in architecture, since antiquity.

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