Antique Fireplaces

Why go for antique fireplaces over cheap imitations?

“There is no place more delightful than one’s own fireplace.” – Cicero

We at The Antique Fireplace Restoration Company are passionate about antique fireplaces. There is no substitute for authentic craftsmanship and the attention to detail which has been lavished on them. The flourishes and ornamental features, seen on Edwardian and Victorian fireplaces have all but gone with today’s designs.

Though it is possible to get antique style fireplaces for your home, there is no substitute for the real thing. No matter how good the reproduction is compared with the original. Will the materials last for a century compared with the antique fireplaces we sell? We doubt that.

Surprisingly, shunning reproduction fireplaces in favour of antique fireplaces also have environmental benefits. Most of the gains are made on the delivery side of things. A reproduction fireplace could have been made overseas. This adds to the carbon footprint due to the amount of air miles it has travelled. Then there’s all the other fixtures: more deliveries, more production time. Before you see it in the shop or online, it has already travelled around the world.

If you go for one of our antique fireplaces, the fixtures and fittings will have been reclaimed. Then, our team at The Antique Fireplace Restoration Company will lovingly restore it to as good as new condition. Once finished, our works will be seen on our website and available for sale.

Whatever your taste, from Georgian to Art Nouveau, we source the most interesting fireplaces for your home. With our restoration work, they could see sterling service well into the 22nd century. For further information, why not telephone us on 0161 225 8967, or send us an email via info@tafrc.co.uk. You can also arrange an appointment between 10am and 5pm on weekdays. You may prefer to call in to our showroom on Saturday (10am – 5pm) or Sunday (11am – 4pm).