Fireplace fitting in Vauxhall (SE1), South East London

We removed our customers original cast iron arched insert a few weeks ago and sandblasted it back to bare metal and refinished in a matt black high temp paint. The damper plate was very badly corroded by soot and damp, we repaired and rebuilt the damper plate and took it to a foundry to be cast in iron giving it another 200 year lifespan. Our customer wanted a small cast iron surround which we managed to locate for them using our extensive trade contacts. The surround and insert were fitted on a slate hearth for solid fuel.

HETAS qualified.

Please to announce that RPS Fireplaces can now boast 2 HETAS qualified engineers in-house for your installation needs.

Fireplace fittings in Putney (SW15), South West London & Reading (RG17), Berkshire.

Busiest day to date, today we decided to install 2 restored marble surrounds with antique restored cast iron inserts and granite hearths and a wood surround with cast iron and granite hearth in Reading. The away team left at 6am and got home at 9pm!! At the same time we installed a wood surround with original restored arch insert and slate hearth in Putney. All in all 4 fittings in a day is our record so far!!

Mean while in the workshop

This week we have been working on the restoration of 4 fireplaces designed by Victorian designer Thomas Jekyll. The fireplaces have all been completely restored back to there original state. We’ve also been working on several Edwardian firebaskets, completely dismantling, repairing, polishing and rebuilding them in a long but ultimately rewarding process.

Fireplace fittings in West Wickham (BR4), Kent and East Dulwich (SE22),South East London.

A double fitting in West Wickham of 2 Gallery Collection tiled inserts and pine surrounds, complete with slate hearths for solid fuel use. The pine surrounds were left UN waxed and with a primer coat ready for the customer to choose a top coat. Our fitting in East Dulwich was an original antique Victorian stone surround with an original restored cast iron arched insert, installed on slate tiles for solid fuel use.

Fireplace fittings in Balham (SW17), South West London.

Today we installed 2 tiled inserts with made to measure pine surrounds and slate hearths. When the customer contacted us they had a fireplace in the lounge that they wanted to replicate as much as possible in the dining room, we managed to locate and restore an identical antique cast iron fireplace.