In Brixton (SW2) we refitted an original Victorian arched insert we had previously removed. The insert had been completely rebuilt with a new cast iron fire back, damper and grate along with a set of front bars from our exclusive collection of patterned antique parts which we have cast at a foundry as needed. The finished rebuild was then sandblasted and refinished in our heatproof matt black paint before being refitted with a bespoke pine copy of the original fire surround and a slate hearth for use as a solid fuel fireplace.
In Maida Vale (W9) we refitted a cast iron Edwardian tiled insert and a marble surround both had previously been removed for restoration. The tiled insert was repaired and fitted with a new cast iron fireback and front bar set then sandblasted and refinished in our matt black heatproof paint. The marble surround was badly stained and missing 3 of the liver marble capitals and a white marble sphere, replacements were crafted in our workshop and then the whole surround re-polished and rebuilt, unfortunately in this instance the staining was too heavy to completely remove. The fireplace was refitted for solid fuel on a bespoke slate hearth. Pics are on http://www.facebook.com/rpsfireplacesUncategorized
Today in Brockley (SE4) we supplied and installed an Abbey Fireplaces, Telford cast iron arched insert with a solid fuel slate hearth and the customers own wooden surround. The fireplace was installed for solid fuel use.
Just around the corner in Forest Hill (SE23) we returned to an earlier fitting to tile an intricate checker board tiled hearth.
Back in the workshop work continued on our display area, where eventually we aim to be able to display examples of the fireplaces we sell and restore. Uncategorized
We supplied and installed an original cast iron arched insert into an existing marble surround in Epsom, the fireplace was installed as a working gas fire with a new templated gas coal effect fire. Uncategorized
Today we installed a slate surround and original Victorian cast iron insert we had previously removed for restoration.
The slate surround had been completely rebuilt and refinished and the cast iron insert had been sandblasted and refinished in our heatproof matt black paint. They were reinstated with a solid fuel slate hearth. Uncategorized
We removed an original Victorian cast iron tiled insert and cast iron surround from Oxford a few weeks ago for restoration, sandblasting and refinishing them in our heatproof matt black paint and today we returned to install it with a slate hearth for solid fuel.
More locally in Sydenham, we refitted a cast iron tiled combination that we had restored, also sandblasting and refinishing in matt black. Uncategorized
We removed and existing badly worn fireback and replaced it with a brand new fireback and grate. Also fitting a front bar and ashpan cover in Ealing (W13).
In East Dulwich (SE22) we supplied and installed a marble surround with a restored insert and slate hearth for use as a solid fuel fireplace.
Over at the workshop we were busy working on the restoration of a Victorian marble surround and an Edwardian slate surround for installation next week. Uncategorized
We restored 2 tiled insert fireplaces, sandblasting and refinishing in our heat proof matt black before changing the tiles and fire backs so the customer could have a deeper burning area. The inserts were installed with custom sized slate hearths and marble reproduction flat Victorian surrounds. The installations were both for solid fuel use. Uncategorized
In Brockley (SE4) we refurbished a customer own tiled insert and installed with a slate hearth, made to measure pine surround and a templated gas coal effect fire and in Catford (SE6) we installed a slate hearth and slate chamber hearth along with slate slips and a pine surround for use with a solid fuel basket. Uncategorized
We installed an original tiled insert with a slate hearth and pine surround in Sydenham (SE26). The insert was too small for the surround so it was necessary for us to put invisible extensions on all 3 sides at the workshop prior to installation.
Just down the road in Forest Hill (SE23) we installed an Abbey Fireplaces marble surround with a reproduction tiled insert and a bespoke tiled hearth. Both installations were for use as solid fuel fireplaces. Uncategorized
In Stoke Newington (N16) today we opened a chamber up rendered with heat proof render and installed a slate chamber hearth and a slate hearth for use with a stove.
Over in Catford (SE6) we opened a chamber and installed a slate hearth and a slate chamber hearth also for use with a stove later on. Uncategorized
We removed a cast iron arch from a town house in Brixton (SW2). The arch is to be completely restored and the refitted with a replica wood surround and a slate hearth.
We also removed 2 cast iron tiled inserts from East Dulwich (SE22) for restoration and then refitting with marble surrounds and slate hearths.
And a slate surround and tiled insert for complete refurb and refit in Forest Hill (SE23). Busy day!!! Uncategorized
We installed an original antique slate fireplace surround along with an original cast iron fireplace. The fireplace was installed without a hearth so the customer can tile a fireplace hearth later. The fireplace was installed as a working solid fuel fireplace. Uncategorized
Today we removed a cast iron surround and insert from Oxford and Twickenham, both due for sandblasting restoration and finishing.
Also installed 2 restored cast iron tiled inserts, wood surrounds and slate hearths locally in Forest Hill (SE23, South East London). Uncategorized