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What is Wrought Iron?

What is Wrought Iron? wrought iron noun: wrought iron; modifier noun: wrought-iron a tough malleable form of iron suitable for forging or rolling rather than casting, obtained by puddling pig iron while molten. It is nearly pure but contains some slag in … Continue reading

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Belated Happy New Year!

Belated Happy New Year from all of us here at Sykes Bespoke Steel We hope that you had a good break and have had a great start to 2019 already After a very difficult 9 months with ill health we … Continue reading

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New Year New House?

New Year, New House? Moving house this year? So it’s the second week of the New Year and no doubt you have already done at least one or more of the following:- -started a diet, wrecked your diet -joined a … Continue reading

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Building relationships – how we help builders

Building relationships – how we help builders We know builders are busy people. When they are not out estimating jobs they are buying tools and supplies, working on the job in all weathers and then trying to do all the … Continue reading

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What do you want to know about steel?

What do you want to know about steel? Frequently asked questions You’ve seen it loads of times where you go onto a website and there is a frequently asked question section.  Most of the time with useful stuff like delivery … Continue reading

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What colour does that come in?

What colour does that come in? Colour is important.  It is a visual representation of us in what we wear, influences what we eat and drink and even who we buy from! (PS. our company colour blue denotes trust) People … Continue reading

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7 Ways We Can Help – Giving You A Secure Feeling

7 Ways We Can Help – Giving You A Secure Feeling This is the 6th in our series of blogs about how we help our customers enhance and secure their property.  In this blog we want to talk about how … Continue reading

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Testing the boundaries – boundary disputes

Testing the boundaries – boundary disputes Boundary disputes between neighbouring properties may be a problem that can quickly escalate.  You may end up with full on “Nightmare Neighbour Next Door” scenarios if not dealt with correctly.  Check out the TV … Continue reading

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Do I Need Planning Permission For My Gate?

Planning permission for building and renovations can be a complex issue and one that you should seek professional advice on from a qualified architect, building surveyor or building control officer. But we are often asked, when quoting for gates and … Continue reading

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6 steps to your bespoke product

  6 Steps to your Bespoke Product We are often asked about the type of products we make.  It is difficult for us to cover everything within our marketing as we do such a huge range of items from gates … Continue reading

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