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TOPP & Co. welcomes Dawn Walmsley

Dawn joined the office team in February 2017 having previously worked for a local Architects practice in York. She has a wealth of administrative skills and also a keen interest in photography. You will no …

March 2017

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Tree Sculpture by Tadas

Tadas has spent his evenings growing this tree from re-claimed wire and it is spectacular. Approximately 100 hours of patient loving labor has gone into this sculpture. Believe it or not the sculpture is fully twisted …

March 2017


Thanks and good luck Allison

We have to announce that our much valued administrator Allison Steed has left the company after upwards of ten years, working in our Tholthorpe offices. Our thanks go to Allison for her unstinting work and …

March 2017

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The Natural History Museum Railing Restoration

We are currently restoring the boundary railings at the Grade I Listed Natural History Museum in London. The railings appear for the most part to be original, dating from the construction of the building in the …

March 2017

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Halifax Market Historic gates to be restored

The historic sets of gates at Halifax Borough Market are getting a makeover – carefully being restored to their former glory. The eight sets of gates used to secure the market are all original meaning they’re …

March 2017


Erasmus+ The Norwegian training scheme sends us our second student

Marcus is the second of three Norwegian Students who will be working in our workshop over the next 12 months as part of a programme run by Erasmus+. Erasmus+ is the European Union programme for education, …

March 2017


Tadas Petrulaitis from Lithuania joins our team

Tadas graduated from university in 2010 with a degree in aviation engineering electronics. For three years he worked at a nuclear power plant as an inspection quality controller for pipe bends and welds. During 2014 …

December 2016


Douglas Hill has joined our team.

Douglas recently moved from Bedfordshire to North Yorkshire and has joined our team.Douglas has recently completed a three year degree course in Artist Blacksmithing at Hereford College of Arts. Before being accepted for the degree course …

November 2016

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Shrewsbury Cathedral – work in progress

We were asked by Arrol & Snell Architects to design and make a new balustrade and handrail for an entrance to this Roman Catholic Cathedral in Shrewsbury. Four concepts were presented; all had inspiration drawn …

November 2016

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Bronze Handrail for Manchester University – Whitworth Gallery

A commission to add additional handrails to the Grand Staircase in this iconic building in Manchester. We manufactured a new bronze handrail profile for this project that will take LED lighting on the underside along with …

October 2016