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Case Study: The Ambleside Inn

Located in the heart of the town of Ambleside, Cumbria, this traditional Lakeland slate building has been welcoming visitors for over 300 years.  When fit-out contractors 7Formation were tasked with refurbishing this beautiful building for the Inn Group towards the end of 2019, they naturally turned to Toolfix.  Partnering with 7Formation and the architect on this project, we used all our expertise to deliver a truly stunning renovation.

The works at The Ambleside Inn included major structural alterations and the refurbishment of 30 guest rooms and toilets.  Importantly, the hardware needed to match the rustic feel of the Inn which was complemented by reclaimed beams and cladding.  Antique brass was specified as a finish throughout the project and door handles, hinges, door-closers as well as other ancillary hardware items were all provided to match.  Leading on from this, some items were specially sourced and refinished to ensure the complete range was available for the Ambleside project.

"I required a range of door hardware perfectly matching in Antique Brass and Toolfix made this simple for me. Even though there was a variety of brands which I required for the job, they were able to produce them with the same finish throughout.  They completed everything I asked of them within the renovation timescale and to an impressively high standard. I could not fault the quality of finish across all the products bought from Toolfix and will happily use their services again.  So I just wanted to extend my thanks to the Toolfix team, and this will definitely be a service which I will keep in mind when approaching future jobs."

Rob - Project Manager
Our top 3 Antique Brass Products

Cottesmore 92mm Centre Lever Furniture

With a 250 x 45mm backplate and a traditional scroll lever design, the Cottesmore handle exudes elegance.

1* Security Euro Cylinder (Key-Key/Key-Turn)

BS kitemarked 1* Security cylinders refinished and stocked at Toolfix.  Available in key-key and key-turn as required.

4″/102mm Ball Bearing Butts by Eclipse

102 x 76 x 3mm Antique Brass hinges manufactured by Eclipse.  Grade 201 Stainless Steel base material.

Here at Toolfix, we are passionate about ensuring you have the best hardware possible for your project.  We can offer a vast range of ironmongery, and we’d love to talk to you about your specific situation.  Don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any queries.
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