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While most of the pictures below show our fires fully restored, these are only the tip of the iceberg - we have loads awaiting restoration and can dig these out if you are looking for something specific. We have numbers of people who can install them and arrange to get ashpan covers made to fit any fire.

All these fires can be converted to gas, though with some it is a lot easier (a 16" or 18" opening with no fire back is easiest).

Tiles can often be swapped about and we can, if necessary, weld additional metal plates to the faces of the inserts to make them larger.

If a fire here is labelled as 'sold' do still get in touch as we may have other similar ones waiting to be restored.

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Blue tiled insert with pine surround

Ref: 3524


Every year I pick a lame puppy fireplace to restore, and for the last 3 years I've wanted to take this insert, but it's always been bumped. But now, finally, we've got it restored. Bars fitted, corner...

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Combination fireplace

Ref: 3523


Recently updated info as I put the wrong description up for this fire. It actually came from a little job I did up in Blair Atholl, Still an Edwardian fire, but bigger and with a 14 inch openin...

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Small bedroom combination

Ref: 3522


This came from a row of shops which were due to be demolished for no good reason on Leith Walk in Edinburgh but which have just been saved due to public pressure, albeit only the shell. Good to see th...

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Pine surround and tiled insert

Ref: 3513


Been a tricky surround to strip this one. It had been hand stripped before and then finished with a high gloss polyurethane varnish which aint always easy to get off. All done now though and as we've ...

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Combination fireplace

Ref: 3511


With a 16 inch opening this falls between two categories, either a large bedroom combination or a small living room one. Its a pattern that we used to see quite a lot, especially in Edinburgh, though ...

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Small slate fire surround

Ref: 3510


Small bedroom slate fireplace we recently removed from a house in Edinburgh and had stripped, shown with the original arched insert that has been with it for the last 140 years or so. Sizes to ...

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Cast iron fire surround

Ref: 3497


Dark image, but you get the idea, a large cast iron surround with a timber shelf, as is almost always the case, at least you won't get black lead on your clothes when you lean on it. Ideal for a stove...

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Victorian mahogany surround

Ref: 3496


From a big Victorian villa in Glasgows South side and recently cleaned and polished and re installed prior to being removed again as the buildings layout changed. Its a large grand thing and is just r...

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Cheaper Georgian marble fire

Ref: 3491


Well it looks very grey in the pic but it's a lot whiter than that. It is basically a Georgian marble surround that originally came from just off the east end of Princes St in Edinburgh, it was painte...

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Smaller marble fireplace

Ref: 3484


This one came from a decent sized bedroom in a flat near the Botanics in Glasgow. What more can I say? a decent marble fire surround....

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Pine surround

Ref: 3483


Good simple pine surround of the kind found in tenements and farm houses, cottages and stately homes (well, in the servants quarters) throughout the nineteenth century. This one is perhaps a little gr...

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Beech (?) Surround

Ref: 3480


Poor old fire, this was a fire that, as it had to be hand stripped, languished at the back of the building behind lots of other fires waiting (and waiting) to be restored. I pulled it out during the m...

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Cast iron fire surround

Ref: 3454


Cast iron fire surround we bought in Edinburgh a while ago with, as is often the case, a wooden shelf....

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Simple pine surround and tiled insert

Ref: 3452


This is the original Victorian tiled insert that came to us painted a shocking pink which in some ways was quite nice though not what you'd call 'traditional'. The surround, which hasn't been stripped...

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Small but tall timber surround

Ref: 3394


Nice slim little fireplace here which in my opinion should really remain painted ( the wreath like details in the top corners are gesso and therefore tricky to strip ). Yellow pine. Its ...

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More surrounds recently arrived awaiting restoration

Ref: 3393


Just a quick pic of a few surrounds awaiting stripping or fixing. And of course there are more stuffed wherever we can fit them...

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Square insert with wide opening

Ref: 3390


Nice simple square insert with an 18 inch opening as opposed to the more usual 16. These simple square inserts seem to be amongst the earliest designs we see and were used right through the Victorian ...

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Unusual surround from Dundee

Ref: 3389


This came from a large merchants office in the centre of Dundee and we actually have 2 of them, plus a black marble one. I rather like the style, though it is quite unusual, it's the sort of design th...

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Large arched insert

Ref: 3370


Arched insert with a 16 inch opening which we've got our blacksmith to attach a new plate to the front, making it 42 inches sq which should be big enough to fit most surrounds. Shown with the p...

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Tiled insert

Ref: 3360


I couldn't resist stripping this fire as it came into us painted a lurid pink. 16 inch opening and all original. We also have the oak surround that came with it, but, also being bright pink, it will t...

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Unusual timber surround

Ref: 3343


Looking like someone has split a newel post in half, here we have a very unusual (and 100% original) pine surround which would look great in an eccentric study or some such. The insert (which didn't c...

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Older companion sets

Ref: 3325


From a job we did recently up at Blair castle, some Georgian/Victorian companion sets for those of you who find our extensive collection of 20th century brass ones with their spaniel/galleon/Rabbie Bu...

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Very grand carved wood surround with marble slips and fire b

Ref: 3276


Grandest fire we've had for a while, from a collapsing but once very grand house. We thought at first it was a pine and gesso surround but it appears to be carved wood (except possibly the circular ca...

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white marble fire surround

Ref: 3274


From the south side of Edinburgh and set up just after we took it out, hence it's looking a little grubby still. reasonable size that would suit a smallish living room, it has the odd mark here and th...

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Simple marble fire surround

Ref: 3207


Our marble fire surrounds generally have little corbels under the shelf, but this one is as simple as can be, no frills at all. It came from a property built in the 1860's and is shown with an arched ...

Contact Details

Unit 1 Albion Centre
1394 South Street
Glasgow
G14 OAP

Mob: 07766 502910
Tel: (0141) 958 1113

Opening times

10.30-5 Monday to Friday
12-5 Saturday

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