Architectural metalwork restoration and engineering services

Dorothea Restorations is the architectural, high calibre metalwork restoration specialist of choice for architects, engineers, main contractors and other building professionals.

Whether restoring and repairing heritage ironwork or bronze metalwork for existing structures or new-build projects, Dorothea provides the complete range of architectural metalwork and engineering services required to ensure a successful project. 

Dorothea Restoration’s architectural metalwork will be found where the very highest standards of craftsmanship are expected from architectural features to complete structures.


Areas of expertise


  • Gates and railings

  • Windows

  • Verandas

  • Canopies

  • Roof lights and domes

  • Balustrades

  • Parapets

  • Staircases

  • Balconies

  • Cast iron airbricks

  • Iron bridges

  • Conservatories and glasshouses

  • Memorials and plaques

  • Bandstands

  • Sculptures and fountains

  • Historic metal objects and miscellany

Please see our case studies for further examples of our architectural metalwork restoration projects and areas of expertise.
Bespoke metalwork specialists with engineering services that 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. Consultancy services include Condition Surveys, Feasibility Studies, Conservation Reports, Repair Specifications, Project Costing and Project Management.

Contractor works

As contractors for engineering services, we work on an unrivalled range, scale and type of project. Whether as subcontractors or main contractors, we routinely deliver comprehensive architectural metalwork services, from the repair of individual historic metal objects to the restoration or building of entirely new structures.

Navigate above to find out more about the range of architectural metalwork Dorothea Restorations undertakes.