Archive for June 2016

The Queen Street Gateway Townscape Heritage Scheme

The city of Wolverhampton Council has secured funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund to support The Queen Street Gateway Townscape Heritage Scheme. As part of this they are running ‘Practical Conservation Skills Training' as a …

June 2016

Holland Park Gates Restoration

Holland Park Gates from London are currently in our workshop for a complete overhaul. We could not see how the the rather unusual scroll end had been made, and it didn't seem to be possible to make …

June 2016

Your Ironwork Needs You!

In the United Kingdom we have a precious heritage of architectural ironwork displaying an unparalleled mastery of design and craftsmanship — and it needs your protection. So if you are passionate about art, devoted to …

June 2016

Chris Topp is to do a CPD lecture for the RIBA on Heritage Ironwork

Tuesday 28 June 2016 in Winchester From the earliest times ironwork has been used for utilitarian objects, and often with an ornamental treatment. This seminar will look at the history of the use of iron in …

June 2016

Contemporary balustrading for a property in Hampstead, London

This exquisite balustrading was made in mild steel for a private property in Hampstead, London. The clean contemporary design by Charlton Brown Architects informed the computer generated imagery commissioned to show the Clients how the …

June 2016

300th Anniversary of the birth of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown

2016 marks the 300th anniversary of the birth of Lancelot ‘Capability' Brown, who was born on August 30 1716 and died on 6 February 1783. Capability' Brown is remembered as "the last of the great English …

June 2016

Glenridding House

Back in 2008 we supplied and installed cast iron component parts to restore the latticed balconies at Glenridding House to their former glory. Glenridding house is a unique Georgian Regency villa, built around 1815, located on …

June 2016

The Ardtornish Estate

Topp & Co. carried out restoration work to the wrought iron gates at the Ardtonish Estate. The gates needed some tender loving care, followed by re-painting, then returning to site.  In addition to this we …

June 2016

Gappe Stones – A Local Project

This is another local project for us.  We were asked to design two gates for a private residence that were in keeping with Arts & Craft Style of the house. The designs have been approved by …

June 2016

Paisley Town Hall – Bronze Handrail

We are currently working on a project at Paisley Town Hall to provide and install 60 meters of bronze handrail for the outside of the building.  The existing wooden handrail is being removed and being …

June 2016