Albert Bridge Restoration

We carry out many large scale projects in iron across the architectural, engineering and construction sectors (to see a selection of these please click here), however it is often the large architectural conservation projects that we can be most proud of. And none more so than the extremely complex bridge restoration of the Albert Bridge,…

Lamp-posts and Columns

We supply lamp-posts and columns to specialist suppliers, individual sites, local authorities and private clients throughout the UK. They prove popular where people are interested in providing a more sympathetic style of historic lighting or structural support. Our range is broad and mixes fashionable new designs with more traditional ironwork. Columns are technically similar to…

Westminster Bridge, London

Westminster Bridge, London Westminster Bridge, London Westminster Bridge, London Westminster Bridge, London It is one of Britain's most famous landmarks and one of the most photographed structures in the British Isles if not the world - indeed James Bond spectacularly crashed through the parapets in his most recent outing; Spectre. London's Westminster Bridge was opened…

Tournament Bridge, Eglington

The Recreation of a Folly The bridge was built by the Earl of Eglington for the Grand Tournament celebrating Queen Victoria’s coronation. The bridge's cast iron parapet is a repetition of the pointed Gothic arch design of the castle, surmounted by a battlement, and relieved in the centre with foliated pinnacles. The bridge was left…

St. Andrew’s Church, Glasgow

Complete railing, gate and street furniture restoration Ballantine Bo’ness Iron were responsible for all the iron work at this historic site in the heart of Glasgow. Over 200 metres of cast iron were made in house, fitted and erected by Ballantine Bo’ness as part of a regeneration project in Glasgow City Centre. We are lucky…

Spiral Staircase

Cast iron staircases represent one of the most beautiful and practical testaments to Victorian design and engineering. Their use and versatility mean that they are as popular in both private and public projects today as they were 200 years ago. Ballantine Castings are experts in this field offering a large range of spiral and straight…

National Galleries, Edinburgh

The Playfair Project has rejuvenated the National Galleries of Scotland’s presence at The Mound in central Edinburgh by creating a single, integrated complex that links the iconic National Gallery and Royal Scottish Academy buildings. Ballantines were responsible for supplying and erecting all of the ornamental metalwork surrounding these historic buildings in Edinburgh’s city centre. This…

Cast Iron Sculptures

The cattle were the concept and design of the innovative artist Alan Potter and were cast, fitted and engineered at our iron foundry in Scotland. The cattle, a Highland bull and cow, recall the days when Stenhousemuir was the premier market town for Highland Cattle which were driven there from as far away as the Outer…