Architectural Metalwork


James Gilbert & Son are decorative metal fabricators. London is the area within which we provide site-fitting services but we also send fabricated bespoke metalwork all over world on a supply only basis. We are experts at designing, fabricating and installing interior and architectural metalwork. In addition to the fabrication of architectural grilles, decorative metalwork and panels, frames, edgings, furniture and interior metalwork from brass, bronze and steel, we also provide a bespoke service for the manufacture of gates, railings, security grilles, pergolas, balconettes, Juliette balconies, wrought iron window boxes, metal window boxes, balustrades, handrails and fixtures and fittings for domestic and commercial clients.

Metal Display Cabinet
Wooden Table with Copper Metal Legs
Metal Polished Dining Table Leg
Brass Fittings
Metal Light
Metal Balustrade
Stainless Steel Fabrication
Metal Balconettes


As well as being able to offer an extensive selection of high quality architectural metalwork products, we are also able to carry out refined bespoke metal fabrication of visually appealing and environment-enhancing solutions, which are made to order.

As metal fabricators with over 130 years experience, we are equally adept at applying our hands-on experience to large fit-out and restoration projects as we are at meeting requests for small individual architectural details. Both the design office and the metal fabrication team are skilled at offering solutions and working with materials in both modern and traditional ways and styles to achieve the best results. We continue to develop our own new and even more innovative techniques of production to make sure we are always at the cutting edge of producing bespoke metalwork.

Our specialist area of metalwork fabrication expertise is in the provision of decorative metal features, highlights and detailing for interior and architectural projects. We fabricate frames, grilles and edgings in brass, stainless steel, nickel and patinated bronze finishes to match existing fittings.



Get in touch with us today to discuss how we can provide you with a complete architectural metalwork fabrication service, designed and made to your exact specifications and with a focus on attention to detail and high quality finishing. Let our bespoke metalwork team help advise and guide you through the early stages of your project to make sure you get the best solutions at the best prices with accurate finishing and perfect timing.



We work in all metals available in sheet and profile form; mild steel, stainless steel, brass, copper, bronze, aluminium alloys, nickel silver and chrome. Our metal fabrication workshops can guillotine, press brakes and form 6mm mild steel plates or 4mm stainless steel up to a length of three metres. With our design capabilities allied to our metal fabrication techniques, using our CNC machines, rolling, laser cutting, water-jet cutting, MIG and TIG welding and final polishing and patinating services, we are able to reduce costs on all jobs through the entire process from start to finish.



To request a quote please email across your requirements.

If you already know what you want and are able to send us rough measurements, a rough sketch of what you have in mind and a photograph of the location into which the metalwork is to fit, this will not only speed up the quotation process but also make the end product cheaper for you by bypassing the need for an initial site visit. Once you have accepted a quotation we will of course visit to inspect the fitting location and take our own more accurate measurements if required. This process is most suited to gates, railings, security grilles, balconies, Juliette balconies, metal window boxes, Frames, edgings and a variety of other types of decorative metalwork.



Metal window boxes can also be incorporated in your Juliette balconies or windowsill balconette design so that you not only experience the safety of your Juliette balconies but also the pleasure of beautiful plants growing just outside your window. Metal window boxes can be incorporated in a wide range of balcony and window grilles so that even the most inaccessible properties can enjoy the luxury of a small garden. For smaller projects outside London it is likely that we would be supplying your decorative bespoke metalwork for others to fit so the measurements that you provide should be more accurate. For larger projects inside London, particularly our local area of West London we can provide a full site measuring and fitting service.


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London’s Decorative Metalwork and Metal Grille Specialist

James Gilbert & Son specialises in high quality decorative metalwork. We are the world's oldest manufacturer of decorative metal grilles. Over the last 135 years we've produced architectural quality metal works for some of the biggest brands on the planet, yet we don't forget our roots nor our smaller customers.

We use manufacturing, polishing and patinating techniques that we have honed to perfection for over a century, alongside contemporary engineering technologies.

At the centre of our business are decorative grilles including hand woven-wire and regency grilles, decorative screens and panels with associated frames and decorative metalwork. These grace some of the finest hospitality and entertainment venues, public buildings and private residences the length and breadth of the U.K. and beyond.

We have expanded our core range to produce products which befit modern living; offering a greater range of materials, designs and finishes than ever before. This range includes floor grilles, air conditioning grilles, air vents, radiator covers, decorative screens, frames, inlays, endings, cladding materials, security products, shelving systems, furniture, fittings and much more.

We are always using our knowledge and experience to bring innovative products and metal processing techniques to the market and our 2016 range includes a whole portfolio of new materials designed to contrast and compliment our metalwork. The location of our central London works makes us ideally located for supplying high quality decorative metalwork at short notice to satisfy the fast paced requirements of London’s design and construction industries.

We provide a fully comprehensive decorative metalwork manufacturing service. Our brass, bronze and steel products including radiator and floor grilles, furniture, fixtures and fittings are dispatched all over the world. We work with architects, interior designers, construction contractors and fit out companies, product designers and private clients on contemporary and historic projects where a high standard and attention to detail are required. We are more than happy to instruct and advise your on site contractors to ensure fitted products are applied correctly. With our extensive experience of processing and chemically treating metals, all our decorative metal grilles and associated decorative metal products can be treated to make the finish match the style and era of the project. We also colour match existing finishes if samples of original pieces are supplied. We have fully equipped metal working facilities with both historic and state-of-the-art machinery, which means our skilled craftsmen can truly fulfil your decorative interior and architectural metalwork requirements.

Whether your project involves the restoration of a single item – such as the supply of a single radiator grille - or the complete refurbishment of a modern department store or chain of historic hotels, please send us details of the project now including measurements, photographs, architectural drawings, CAD files, pdf’s, sketches on envelopes, pipe cleaner models, vague notions and loose concepts are all accepted as starting points. The best results are achieved when we are included in the early stages of a project from where we are happy to advise and be on hand to help all the way through to completion. Let us initiate the discussion as to how we can help you now, and we look forward to working with you!

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Our Customer Promise

We guarantee that you will be more than happy with our decorative grilles. If you have any queries, please get in touch.