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WHO WE ARE


Antique Bronze Ltd is one of the UK's leading conservation and restoration companies,

specialising in both traditional and contemporary materials.

Established in 1955, we have worked on some of the UK's most high-profile projects from Nelson's Column to St Johns College, Cambridge. We are a family business that is proud of the quality of our work. Our ongoing goal is to maintain our virtually unbroken repeat business rate. We are best known for bronze statue cleaning, war memorial cleaning, monument cleaning, patination, architectural bronze cleaning, bronze door cleaning,

but we also have an incredible art services division too which can handle all types of sculpting, carving, gilding and faux-finishing. We are a PACR accredited member of the Institute of Conservation (ICON) and certified by both Constructionline, CHAS and Altius.

Conservation Register
Altius Aim Higher | Chas
Approved by Construction online
Institute of Conservation

OUR SERVICES


Cleaning and Conservation of War Memorials

WAR MEMORIALS

The cleaning and conservation of War Memorials is an important way of showing respect for those commemorated. . . Learn more

Contemporary Sculpture of Restoration Projects

CONTEMPORARY ART

We undertake contemporary sculpture restoration projects, we can survey, analyse, report  and advise on the condition. . .Learn more

Monument Maintenance and Cleaning

MONUMENTS

Exterior bronze statues and monuments require regular maintenance and cleaning, the application of fresh wax layers help. . .Learn more

Bronze Cleaning and Maintenance

HISTORIC BUILDINGS

Regular bronze cleaning and maintenance prevents historic shop fronts, facades, bronze features and fittings from becoming dirty. . .Learn more

Conservation and Restoration Bronze Statues, Monuments and Buildings

CONSULTANCY

We have a great deal of expertise in the conservation and restoration of bronze and offer a bespoke consultancy service. . .Learn more

Bronze Sculptural Training

TRAINING

These courses are excellent for custodians of bronze either sculptural or architectural, conservators, architects and facilities managers. . .Learn more

Art Services

ART SERVICES

We offer art services including carving, gilding, and faux finishing. . .Learn more

Small Bronze Care and Maintenance

SMALL BRONZES

We can undertake the conservation of small bronzes in our art studio. If you have a small bronze which needs some specialist care. . .Learn more

OUR CLIENTS

Antique Bronze Ltd Clients

LATEST NEWS

Galvanic Corrosion

Galvanic Corrosion


Galvanic Corrosion can occur on bronze sculptures that are electroplated. This was a method developed in the 19th century where a cheaper metal could be used to make up the form of a sculpture, and a thin layer of brass or bronze would be added to give the aesthetic of a traditionally made item

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John Branch Founding Director Antique Bronze Ltd

A Man of Many Talents


John Branch, founding Director of Antique Bronze Ltd, died on 22nd December 2016 aged 86. As a very young child, he showed an aptitude for gymnastics, a talent for art and a gift for entrepreneurship. However, it was during his national service that all these talents matured. . .

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10 Ways to look after your bronzes at home

10 Ways to Look After Your Bronzes at Home


Small bronzes housed indoors have an easy time of it compared to their large companions outdoors in the public arena. They are sheltered from the urban air and ever-changing weather, but their environment still has an impact on them and if you want to keep your small bronzes. . .

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