Bartlett St Quarter

In the Summer of 2015 we were commissioned by the Bartlett Street Antiques Centre in Bath to survey, dismantle and restore this beautiful 6m wide overthrow which had, for many years been hanging high over Bartlett Street, a picturesque pedestrian side street in Georgian Bath’s main shopping district. We are not sure exactly how old […]

Gantries & Overthrows

We were very excited to be involved in the restoration of the beautiful Bartlett Street gantry in Bath and relish the opportunity to take on more of this type of commission. Our team have a high level of expertise working with wrought iron. If you’d like to talk to us about your project do get […]

New Arrivals

We’re very pleased to be welcoming two new members of staff this summer – Rick and Stacey.  A keen horserider, Stacey went into farriery after leaving school but soon branched out into other areas of metalwork including blacksmithing and jewellery, until she discovered a passion for historic pieces and ended up on the metalwork conservation course at West […]

Bartlett Street Quarter: then and now

Many of you will know that we were involved in the restoration of the beautiful overthrow which hangs high up above the shops, cafes, restaurants, art galleries and antiques centre of the Bartlett St Quarter in Bath. Commissioned in 2015 by The Bartlett St Antiques Centre, the project was a hugely exciting and at times […]

The Bartlett Street Bake off!

Well this is a first for us here at Ironart…. our work has been stunningly recreated in a 12″ Victoria sponge and white fondant icing by the clever team at Bath Cake Company, located just next to Bartlett Street here in Bath. This delicious creation was donated to the Bartlett Street party last weekend, organised by Lucy […]

The Bartlett Street Quarter revealed!

The Ironart Twitter feed has been very active this week as the shop owners, shoppers and residents on Bartlett Street have noticed the scaffolding coming down. At last the newly restored sign gantry that we’ve been restoring (featured in earlier blog posts) has been revealed. The sign has had new gilt lettering added announcing the “Bartlett Street Quarter” – […]

Overthrow restoration update

We blogged about this project two weeks ago. The team are continuing to restore the Bartlett Street sign overthrow here in the Ironart workshop. These pictures tell the story of the restoration work as it progresses under the expert eye of Martin Smith. For more information about Ironart’s Restoration services follow this link to that […]

Bartlett Street Overthrow Restoration

These pictures tell the story of an intriguing restoration project we have in the workshop at the moment.We have been commissioned by the Bartlett Street Antiques Centre in Bath to survey,  dismantle and restore this beautiful 6m wide overthrow which has, for many years been hanging high over Bartlett Street, a picturesque pedestrian side street in Georgian […]