Design Buy Build Issue 31 2018 - Page 56

TOUCH IRONMONGERY LTD www.atouchofbrass.co.uk 210 Fulham Road, Chelsea London SW10 9PJ E THE PERFECT TOUCH stablished 1982, Touch Ironmongery is one of London’s leading iron- mongers. Originally called “A Touch of Brass”, the firm changed their name in 2003 in reaction to slowly ad- vancing market changes in ar- chitectural ironmongery which is no longer supplied solely in brass, and to also reflect the broader range of products and finishes that they sell. In fact today, Touch can supply a wide range of finishes includ- ing Brass, Satin Brass, Pol- ished Chrome, Satin Chrome, Polished Nickel, Satin Nickel, Copper, Bronze -solid and plated, BMA, Antique Brass, Black, Pewter, Ceramic, Leather, Stainless Steel, Satin Stainless Steel, Gun Metal, and the list keeps growing. Whatever finish you require, Touch can help you get the right look. Touch occupy their recently refurbished showroom at 210 Fulham Road, Chelsea, where they display a vast range of their 5,000 products. With a customer base including Inte- rior Designers, Builders and in- dividuals who are interested in the top end of the Ironmongery market, Touch mainly supply to residential premises but hotel and office properties also con- tribute to their vast clientele. The company also have a healthy export market to all corners of the world, namely the Middle East, Europe and the Americas. Touch’s owner and founder, Bill Benham, has 35 years’ experience in the ironmongery trade, as do his colleagues Jim Haselup and Sal- eem Qureshi. The range of products supplied by Touch date from circa 1640 French (Louise XIV) and cover all subsequent periods (Geor- gian, Edwardian & Victorian), art deco and contemporary pieces also make up the prod- uct ranges. In addition, Touch showcases the very best of British manufacturing; the best ranges are still produced in the Midlands by craftsmen in fac- tories dating back 200 years or more. Touch also sell European manufactured goods which is considered to be of a very good quality and in recent years they have introduced some of the far eastern made products, albe- it in a limited range but cost effective. With trends continu- ously evolving, new innovative products are constantly under development. Touch understand that keeping up with the fash- ion-shifts is imperative in order to provide every customer with the best solution for their re- quirements. Ironmongery can be a difficult and complicated aspect of a building project, as a result Touch aim to take this awkward aspect and make it user friendly and clear to understand by of- fering an on-site service where they carry out a detailed door by door, window by window, room by room Ironmongery schedule, highlighting all re- quirements and identifying any items that can be refurbished. Refurbishment is a large part of the business; Touch will un- dertake complete ironmongery refurbishment projects, and can restore old paint covered door furniture to their former glory, looking as new, at a fraction of the cost to replace. For more information about Touch Ironmongery or to arrange a showroom visit please call us on 0207 351 2255 or alternatively visit www.atouchofbrass.co.uk