Ironwork

Bespoke Ironwork

Every year we produce well over 500,000 architectural castings ranging from small rail heads to 11 metre lighting columns. Our architectural castings are supplied throughout the UK and Europe (with a regular supply to Scandinavia) but we also take on specialist commissions further afield. Indeed our ironwork can be seen throughout the world. It is this variation…

Half Tonne Cast Iron Gutters

We have been involved in heritage contracts throughout the world for over 150 years but a recent contract is undoubtedly one of the most impressive. Working on one of the UK’s most famous buildings Ballantine Castings was awarded the contract for the replacement of over 11.5 tonnes of 3 metre long, cast iron gutters. We’ve…

Ballantine Castings Iron Foundry UK New Catalogue

Architectural Iron and Street Furniture Catalogue

NEW ARCHITECTURAL IRON CASTINGS AND STREET FURNITURE CATALOGUE LAUNCHED We are pleased to introduce the 1st edition of our new architectural iron castings and street furniture catalogue. We believe our new catalogue gives commercial, private, domestic and public clients access to the single largest collection of architectural castings in the UK if not the world. Standard products…

Cast Iron Paving Units

Ballantine Castings have been lucky enough to play a part in modern projects that seek to retain the cast iron designs of Britain’s past and merge them with the most up to date structural and architectural techniques. Over the years we have taken on many projects outside of our normal remit. Our flexibility in terms…

Cast Iron Street Furniture

Ballantine Castings have a vast range of traditional Victorian patterns for all aspects of cast iron street furniture. Indeed we believe it to be the largest selection in the UK. We have been supplying traditional street furniture to clients throughout the world for over 150 years; providing an ergonomic, aesthetic and durable option for both commercial and domestic clients. …

The Ultimate Artisan Product?

Look anywhere these days and you’re never far from an artisan product; our morning coffee, the chocolate bar for lunch, all purportedly ‘hand-crafted’ to the highest possible degree. A brief search on the internet defines an artisan product or the artisan producer as ‘a skilled craft worker who makes or creates things by hand that may be functional or strictly decorative. Artisans…

Celebrities and Castings

Well May was a rather exciting month for Ballantines welcoming not one, but two, Hollywood celebrities to the foundry whilst still getting on with the day to day job of manufacturing. Our box yard was transformed into a film set for the filming of the BBC’s Rillington Place starring Tim Roth and Samantha Morton with the…