R. Thompson & Co (est.1923)

Your Local Edinburgh Blacksmith for gates, railings and metalwork

12 Manderston Street, Leith, Edinburgh EH6 8LY

Telephone: 0131 554 6501or07740 681619

Bespoke Blacksmith: email                     mmontie35(at)gmail(dot)com


Wrought iron, cast iron, restoration, balustrades, gates, security, and bespoke one off metal items.



A family owned business established in 1923. Four generations have borne the title since then. My father started as an apprentice in 1942 and bought out the business in 1969; I joined the business in 1978.


We are traditional blacksmiths but equally like to move with the times and fashion. We will restore your 200 year old cast iron balustrade or make something modern or avant-garde.


I can tell what can be done for a specific price or give you a range of options. Your design or mine, a discussion often provides inspiration or even a more economic option


Either way, I promise to leave you with a job you and I will be proud of and you will have been as much involved in the design as you wish.


Your job is unique, like all those shown here.


Please phone or contact me to discuss your requirements.


Use the above email address if you are sending me an attachment.


I will look forward to hearing from you.


Colin Montgomery