Steel & Iron Gates

We provide all the services required for the successful repair and restoration of both cast iron and wrought iron (also known as puddled iron or recycled wrought iron) traditionally crafted railings and gates.

Our service for gates includes not only a repair and restoration service for the cast iron or wrought iron fabric of the gates, but also the specialist engineering skills required to work with the most sophisticated hinging and hanging mechanisms.

And wherever new but traditionally-crafted gates and railings are required, we offer a unique new-build and replication service for clients. Covering the complete process from design and manufacture through to installation, we offer a range of options which allow customers to find so the highest quality solution for any environment.

As well as fully bespoke solutions, our cast iron restoration and wrought iron repair includes the Buxtonia Conservation Railing System, designed specifically for conservation areas and other similarly sensitive locations. They system embodies traditional methods of manufacture and installation, with components being hot-forged and pinned and bolted together with no unsightly welding, all by our own skill blacksmiths. Hot-dip galvanizing or hot zinc metal sprayed coatings ensures long life, and the system is available in genuine wrought iron if required.

Whether restoring wrought iron (‘puddled iron’), traditional cast iron, steel, or a range of decorative and gilded finishes, Dorothea Restorations is the first choice for railing restoration and gate conservation.
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