Archive for September 2016

Salts Mill Saltaire Bradford – A Project Completed

TOPP & Co. have completed the task of removing the old heavy cast iron panels from site, repairing and refitting broken finials, refurbishing the panels and returning them to site. Salts Mill is a former textile …

September 2016

Ironwork should not just be black!

One of National Heritage Ironwork Group's (NHIG) goals is to educate those outside of the fields of conservation, who may have stewardship of historic ironwork, about the importance of proper treatment of decorative ironwork, including …

September 2016

Wrought Iron Technical & Specification Downloads

Whilst a commercial operation TOPP & Co. endeavours to provide both education and technical advice on historic ironwork in order to raise awareness and raise the standard of restoration and thereby preserve an important part of …

September 2016

What is Wrought Iron?

Wrought iron is actually a material, not a descriptive term for items made in iron. Wrought iron is the forgeable, ferrous material made until about the mid-twentieth century that has been replaced by modern mild …

September 2016

NHIG Heritage Ironwork Seminar – Ferrous Metals in Heritage Ironwork

NHIG have announced they will be holding a one day seminar on Friday 11th November 2016 at The National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. Topics to be discussed include - How iron is made Ferrous metals Repair Methods Price: £45 including lunch and all refreshments (£35 students). …

September 2016