News archive 2018

Fireguard for Stoves December 2018

Christmas Gift Vouchers

Need Christmas gift inspiration for a special person? If the Bath Christmas Market didn’t unearth any creative Christmas gift ideas for you this festive season then look no further than Garden Requisites. Inspire your loved ones with a gift voucher for any amount – our team of highly skilled craftsmen can manufacture a bespoke solid

Contemporary fire guard November 2018

Stove Fireguards

Cwtch, coorie or hygge? Whether you choose to embrace hygge like the Danish, cwtch up with your loved ones like the Welsh or coorie down this Winter season like the Scots make sure you choose one of our traditional or contemporary fireguards to complete your warm, cosy fireplace. The diamond pattern, hand-woven traditional fireguards are

Front Door Porch Canopies October 2018

Zinc Galvanized Porches

Offering ideal British weather protection, our zinc galvanized steel porches provide elegant cover for any front or back door. Our beautifully made solid steel porches are designed and manufactured by us in Bath, Somerset.  The ranges are available in several standard sizes, but can also be made to measure to suit your doorway. Optional wirework

September 2018

Zinc galvanized steel planters, Venice Film Festival

The team had an important deadline for shipping 38 planters and troughs to Hotel Excelsior in Venice for the 75th Venice International Film Festival (Biennale Cinema 2018). They arrived in time for the opening night of the annual festival, which is a highlight of the international showbiz calendar, with the likes of Lady Gaga, Emma Stone

August 2018

Garden Arches

If you’re looking to add a quintessentially English touch to your garden this summer, or a modicum of shade in this hot weather, consider installing a steel garden arch over which you could train some beautiful climbing plants. The diamond lattice pattern of our wirework arches offers essential purchase for clematis and honeysuckle. For further

July 2018

Garden Trellis Panels

By now your garden will be full of colour with your bedding plants looking their absolute best. If your climbing plants and roses are flourishing and need some support, our wirework trellis panels will provide structure as well as privacy. As with all our products our panels are hot dip zinc galvanized to provide a

June 2018

Wirework Pavilion

June is the most abundant time in the flower calendar and the perfect season for a wedding. We have recently completed this beautiful pavilion for the new Terrain wedding venue in Connecticut, USA. A fragrant climbing rose or clematis would look incredible intertwined around one of our wirework pavilions or gazebos. For more information about our products please do

May 2018

Galvanized planter care

We only make products from steel which are hot dip zinc galvanized to BS EN ISO1461 to form a corrosion resistant finish that won’t need treating every two years like timber. Timber trellis, porches or garden planters need constant maintenance to prevent rotting and should be sourced from a sustainable, reputable supplier. In 15 years of trading,

Door canopy in black April 2018

Door canopies

April is an ideal time to create a beautiful entrance way by adding a door canopy. Whether to protect yourself from April showers or to add character to your home our range of hot dip zinc galvanized steel canopies are handmade in our workshop near Bath to your exact specification. We can paint any product in any

March 2018

Window boxes

Spring is the ideal time to fill your window boxes with evergreen box, ivy and colourful primroses, daffodils or tulips. We have an excellent selection. The Ironwork window boxes shown was sent in by one of our US customers in Nashville, Tennessee who was delighted with the trio of custom made design. She’s filled the black window

February 2018

The Ivy Planters

Our planters can now be seen outside many new Ivy Brasseries springing up around the country, just like these at Tower Bridge in London. When we were asked to design and make the first batch of café planters for Tower Bridge last year, we were delighted that The Ivy chain chose our solid steel planters

Large Steel Planters January 2018

Planters Galore!

Our highly skilled craftsmen were temporarily stuck in these very large, bespoke steel planters commissioned in December. You can see two, from a set of four, bespoke troughs designed to sit on a newly designed south facing terrace. As they’re pre-zinc galvanized, the welds can be seen up each corner, soon to disappear once they’ve



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