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Side view of the wrought Iron fanlight restoration done at a stately home in Norfolk

Restoration for Historical Wrought Iron Fanlight Window

By Heritage

Cast Iron Welding Services are happy to update on a heritage restoration project we had been working on a few weeks ago, you may have seen we posted a while back about the Samuel Wyatt Vinery at Holkham Hall in Norfolk project.  The main contractor for the project being Messenger BCR Group.  We restored the cast iron supports and arch braces together with restoring a fanlight which is a beautiful wrought iron and lead window placement.

Holkham Hall Vinery Cast Iron Welding Restoration Project

We have just received feedback from our client to confirm the window has been put back in situ and in their words “it looks fantastic! Please pass on our thanks to the team for their hard work”

We are so pleased to have a happy client and to see the end result of our teams hard work.  We always share with the team when we receive positive feedback as it is so important for the team to see the results of their efforts.  Feedback like this makes all the difference.

Front view of the wrought Iron fanlight restoration done at a stately home in Norfolk
Side view of the wrought Iron fanlight restoration done at a stately home in Norfolk

Marie Palmer‘s Video Transcript as part of the Directors Diaries:

“Hi everyone, today we want to catch up regarding a recent project at Holkham Hall in Norfolk we did for the Samuel Wyatt Vinery. We repaired some cast irons supports and also sorted the fanlight window placement that sits at the top of the building. It’s actually now being put back into situ, the client has sent us finished result photographs as they’re so happy. It’s fantastic to hear the positive customer feedback. It’s not a common repair, it’s very unique and a rare, delicate request – the finished result looks amazing and it’s nice that we’ve got a very happy client again. “

Cast Iron Welding Services grow Business in Mexico and the UK

Continued Business Growth from Our Mexico Branch

By Industry

Our Cast Iron Welding Services Mexico branch have had some positive news this week, there are some fantastic projects going through the workshop at the moment and some exciting future projects on the horizon. The Mexico branch continue to grow with great results.

Cast Iron Welding Services grow Business in Mexico and the UK

Its great to see the results of everyone’s hard work particularly given the last 18 months everyone is working so hard and it’s nice to see the rewards. Cast Iron Welding Services are thankful for working with such a dedicated team in Mexico and we are proud to have partnered with likeminded people, which will ultimately ensure the art of welding cast iron will continue for generations to come

Cast Iron Welding Services grow Business Mexico Branch Equipment Examples
Cast Iron Welding Services grow Business Mexico Branch Cylinder Head Repairs
Cast Iron Welding Services grow Business Mexico Branch in the Workshop
Cast Iron Welding Services grow Business Mexico Branch Entrance to the Workshop

Marie Palmer‘s Video Transcript as part of the Directors Diaries:

“Hi everyone, we’ve had another busy week globally within Cast Iron Welding Services having had one of our regular Microsoft Teams meetings with our Mexico branch. We we’re going through all the current projects that are running through their workshop but also planning future projects that are coming in. There are so many positive things happening there and I’m really pleased with the teams. It just goes to show how hard everyone has worked over the last 18 months and its great to have partners that are as enthusiastic about what we do and is committed to achieving the high standards and the quality that we aim to deliver. I will update you over the next few months about some of these big projects and share some content. Well done team Mexico!”

Vintage car cast iron welding repairs

Vintage and Classic Cars Welding Services at The Historic Vehicle Rally

By Classic & Vintage Cars

Cast Iron Welding Services have been out and about and managed to attend an Historic Vehicle Rally. We were really pleased the event went ahead as its been such a long time since we have been able to attend exhibitions. So we decided to get back out there. 

Welding vintage and classic cars with cast iron gas fusion welding

Cast Iron Welding Services restore vintage and classic vehicle cylinder heads, blocks and manifolds to name a few and it was so nice to be able to showcase what we can do. We made some great connections and have plans to attend more shows in the future. The reason these events are so enjoyable are that the people who attend are enthusiasts and they love the fact that what we do ensures they can retain and restore original components.

 

As it was quite a last minute decision to attend particularly because of the uncertainty the last year has caused in whether events would go ahead or not we needed some last minute design work for our marketing material, thankfully we work with Digital Media Partner on all our marketing and digital projects so when I contacted them with our requirements they dealt with the request straightway meaning we managed to meet our printing deadline. Having good relationships with your suppliers is so important.

Marie Palmer‘s Video Transcript as part of the Directors Diaries:

“Hi everyone, today I wanted to talk a bit about another part of the business relating to classic and vintage cars, we attended the Historical Vehicles rally at Newby Hall you may have seen Cast Iron Welding Services Andy Statham with the cars we were exhibiting there. It was good to be back out and promoting the business in person since COVID. We attended on the Sunday with our own stand and managed to take an example cylinder head to show the before and after so there was something visual for people to see. There was a fantastic response and we made a lot of really good contacts.

 

In preparation for the exhibition it was a very last minute decision as most events are with COVID, so we needed to quickly organise banners and marketing material for the event. We work with Digital Media Partner and their graphic designer James was able to jump onto the job very quickly and managed to get the designs drawn up and over to the supplier. There was a  really short lead time and we needed to get the information over to them in time for the exhibition. Thankfully it all went to plan and looked amazing, we were really pleased with the quality of the work they produced, the end result we were really pleased with. I would highly recommend them if you’re looking for web, SEO, graphic design or marketing services – I will make sure they’re tagged into this post. There’s a lot going on at the moment, I will be updating all the other business activity next week. “

Industry steel casting welding project

The Best Cast Iron Welders in the Business

By Industry, Steel Welding

Our welding team are the best in the business – They work so hard and we’re always amazed at the results. Cast Iron Welding Services welding team are currently working on site repairing a 25 tonne steel casting. People may not be aware that although we are cast iron welding specialists we also have experience in welding large heavy industry castings of steel and cast iron and we have worked on a number of projects over the years.

Being a skilled cast iron welder they find it easy to transfer those skills to welding large steel components. Now these projects are not for the faint hearted and the team work tremendously hard to achieve a quality repair and always take pride in the workmanship. It’s amazing what can be achieved with pure determination and the attitude of not giving up.

Industry steel casting welding project

Whilst we take pride in all the projects Cast Iron Welding Services are involved in whether it is a cylinder head from a power station or vessel or a vintage car block, I have to say the heritage projects are ones that I love being involved in and playing a small part in helping to restore and retain some of our historical buildings and structures.

Marie Palmer‘s Video Transcript as part of the Directors Diaries:

“Hi everyone, it’s been busy here, I wanted to talk today about a different project our MD and welding team are working on on-site. As you know we specialise in cast iron welding but from time to time we are called in to work on heavy industry steel casting equipment. At the moment we are working on a 25 tonne steel casting, we’ve had equipment supplied to us from TPS – They’re currently on-site working on that.

We’ve been involved in a number of industry repairs and breakdowns relating to steel castings and they’re always a challenge but our welding team always like to be tested. It’s good with the extensive skills of welding cast iron our team find it easy to adapt to welding large steel castings as well. I look forward to seeing the before’ s and afters and I’ve seen a lot of photographs throughout the process – I’m still amazed at the things our talented team can achieve after fantastic training. I’m looking forward to seeing the project results. I will keep you updated and share them on this page”

Marie Palmer the Cast Iron Welding Services Director gets involved with the painting of a historic window welding restoration

Historic Roof Repair & Restoration

By Heritage

We have been on site to tender for the restoration of a cast iron and wrought iron roof structure, I have to say I do love the unique heritage projects.

We have just recently finished the repair of cast iron supports from the Samuel Wyatt Vinery at Holkham Hall in Norfolk, with the main contractor for the project being Messenger BCR Group.  We were asked to restore the cast iron supports and arch braces together with restoring a fanlight which is a beautiful wrought iron and lead window placement which has such intricate detailing. Marie our Director even managed to get involved with the painting of the window with business development manager Andy. (Pictured below).

Marie Palmer the Cast Iron Welding Services Director gets involved with the painting of a historic window welding restoration

Whilst we take pride in all the projects CIWS are involved in whether it is a cylinder head from a power station or vessel or a vintage car block, I have to say the heritage projects are ones that I love being involved in and playing a small part in helping to restore and retain some of our historical buildings and structures.

Marie Palmer‘s Video Transcript as part of the Directors Diaries:

“Hi everyone, we’ve been a little quiet on the video front in the last week but the good news is the business has been crazy busy. We’ve been out this week on a site visit to a historic building, we’ve been asked to tender for the repair and restoration of a cast iron and wrought iron roof structure. So that was really interesting to go and visit the location and I have to say I really do enjoy these heritage projects because they’re just so unique.

We have also completed a project for Holkham Hall and the Samuel Wyatt Vinery with some cast iron braces and supports within the vinaery that we were asked to repair and restore. We were also involved and repaired the fanlight which is a window placement that is a wrought iron and lead window thats very intricate. What a beautiful window (See image above). We’re really proud with the project, those historic projects don’t come along very often, they’re very rare and unusual but everyone’s over the moon with the results. There’s a lot of things going on in the business with heritage projects at the moment, it’s nice to see that organisations in times such as this still focus on restoring our heritage, I hope everyone’s ok, have a great week and we’ll catch up again soon”