John Desmond Limited

Staircase in blackened stainless steel with over-wax finish for Google, 6 Pancras Square, London, UK - Architects: AHMM - Main contractor: ISG - Staircase fabrication, installation and finishing: John Desmond Ltd - Structural engineers for John Desmond Ltd: AECOM - Showing view from below the stairs. Photography by Tim Soar

Staircase in blackened stainless steel with over-wax finish for Google, 6 Pancras Square, London, UK
Architects: AHMM
Main contractor: ISG
Staircase fabrication, installation and finishing: John Desmond Ltd
Structural engineers for John Desmond Ltd: AECOM
Showing view from below the stairs. Photography by Tim Soar

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John Desmond Ltd

John Desmond Ltd is a designer, fabricator and installer of specialist architectural metalwork, working on projects where exceptionally high standards of architectural detailing are critical. John Desmond Ltd have been established since 1968 and have successfully developed working relationships with architects, designers and other contractors during this time.

John Desmond has built up a reputation, since forming in 1968, as not only a safe pair of hands but as experts and specialists in their field. John Desmond willingly tackle the most complex and challenging of fabrication and construction tasks and are known by their customers for maintaining the highest standards in finish and in quality.

John Desmond are committed to using processes that do not harm the planet’s resources and have developed a recognised expertise in these techniques.

John Desmond specialist metalworks include:

  • Manufacture of staircases, balconies, balustrades and handrails
  • Manufacture of street furniture, railings, gates, canopies, signage
  • Custom-made and modified yacht interior accessories and marine deck fittings and lighting
  • Custom-made doors, glazed screens, cladding
  • Supply and modification of architectural ironmongery, taps and bathroom accessories
  • Custom-made furniture
  • Custom-made and modified lighting
  • Architectural metalwork, artworks and furniture restoration

John Desmond are providers of specialist metal treatments and coatings in steel, stainless steel, aluminium, brass and other materials including:

  • Hot zinc spraying
  • Powder coating
  • Shot peening and finishing with:
  • Glass bead
  • Graninox
  • Aluminium oxide
  • Ceramics
  • Plastics