ABOUT US

The Magicians

OUR TEAM

Meet our team of metalworking experts.

Robert Kranenborg
Robert Kranenborg

Company Director

Project development and design, blacksmithing and specialist hot work, non-ferrous

Will
Will

Forge Work and General

General metalwork, setting of scrolls and other hot work.

Michael
Michael

Project Installation

Specialist architectural metalwork installation.

Robert
Robert

Foreman & Fabrication

Oversight and assembly of the work, problem solving and jig manufacture.

Andy
Andy

Special Finishes and General

General metalwork, preparation and application of patinas and waxes.

Jonathan
Jonathan

Component Preparation

Component preparation and maintenance.

Richard
Richard

Fabrication & CAD

Specialist fabricator and CAD guru

Dino
Dino

Project Installation

Specialist architectural metalwork installation.

Who are we ?

WE ARE FORGING MATTERS

We design and create bespoke metalwork, staircases, balustrades and sculptures.

Forging Matters has over 20 years’ experience in the metalwork trade. We serve London and the South of England, but can be tempted further afield by projects that capture our imagination.

We excel at managing bespoke projects and creating complex three dimensional work.

We know how to translate customers’ concepts into the required components, and make them a reality.

The trained craftsmen in our workshop are dedicated to achieving the highest quality in every aspect of their work. This commitment is built into all of our procedures and processes, and it shows in the finished result.

Lead Times
Lead times range from 3 to 4 weeks to 3 to 4 months depending on the project and the work load at the time of order. A premium service is available to accommodate tight deadlines where practically possible but we recommend getting us on board early on in the project: production slots can be reserved for 10% of the project value.
We are currently accepting projects for delivery in April/May 2019.

Pricing
Initial consultations and designs are provided free of charge. Metalwork is priced up front based on material costs and estimated manufacturing time, there are no hidden or extra charges unless there is a clear change to the project specifications that we both agree to in writing.

Quality and Security
Quality and customer satisfaction, along with experience, original design and competitive pricing, are the pillars the business is built on.

  • We carry Public and Products Liability, Professional Indemnity and Contractors All Risk insurance.
  • We are Hampshire Trading Standards approved under the ‘Buy with Confidence’ scheme.
  • We are BSi certified to the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Standard.
  • We are ready to offer CE marking to EN1090 should this become required to comply with the Construction Products Regulations 2011.
  • Our working practices comply with the Construction (Design and Management) regulations 2007, including CDM Files, Method Statements, Risk Assessments, COSHH compliance, SSSTS trained site managers and CSCS cards.

Facilities
Our workshop includes extensive forging and fabrication facilities with limited engineering capabilities. We work in steel, stainless steel and most decorative non-ferrous metals. Some finishing processes are done in-house while others are outsourced to trusted and evaluated suppliers, along with processes such as laser and profile cutting, casting, machining, extrusions, wooden handrail manufacture and glass.

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Have an idea or a project, lets collaborate and build something beautiful

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