Useful Websites

BABAlogoBritish Artist Blacksmith Association

Focusing on craftsmanship and design among artist blacksmiths in Great Britain and abroad

The British Ironwork Centre
Dedicated to and passionate about the preservation and creation of quality metal work.

Building Conservation Website
Information centre for the conservation, restoration and repair of historic buildings

The Conservation Register
Recognised database of professionally qualified conservator-restorers in the UK & Ireland


The Association for Studies in the Conservation of Historic Buildings
Founded in 1968 and aims to keep its members informed on all aspects of building conservation by providing a forum for meetings, lectures and discussions, as well as arranging visits to buildings, work-in-progress and places of interest.

Eastlake and Beachell
Established in 1972, Eastlake and Beachell Ltd are highly experienced Financial Advisors and Insurance Brokers authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)

Grace’s Guide

The largest specialist database of industrial history in Britain

Herefordshire & Ludlow College
The largest blacksmithing training centre in Britain

Heritage Craft Alliance
A heritage training consultancy

The Heritage Crafts Association
Support and promote heritage crafts as a fundamental part of our living heritage

The Heritage Alliance
Set up to promote the central role of the non-Government movement in the heritage sector

Irish Artist Blacksmiths Association
Promotes, encourages and advises artist blacksmiths and decorative metal workers in Ireland

Newcomen Society
The oldest society in the world specialising in the history of engineering and technology

Scottish Ironwork Foundation
To promote historic architectural ironwork made or found in Scotland

TPF-logoSEPERATE2-The Traditional Paint Forum
For discussing and promoting a better understanding and appreciation of traditional paint.

National Heritage Training Group
Co-ordinating the ongoing development and delivery of traditional building crafts training and qualifications in the heritage sector of the UK