We are a full service foundry specialising in fine art sculpture, furniture elements and architectural hardware. Using the lost wax process we are able to achieve a very high level of detail and complexity, perfect for even the most intricate of work.
We will always welcome artists and clients into our facility and believe that the best work is made with an understanding of the full casting process from mould to patina and all the steps in-between.
Under new management since 2018 we have now completed a full refurbishment of our 100 year old building, investing over a three quarters of a million pounds into the future of the company with assistance from the European Regional Development Fund and Birmingham City Council. This included a new roof - replacing the one from 1910 - and a complete overhaul of health & safety in the business, bringing our 90 year old foundry firmly into the 21st century.
Unit 7, Hawthorns Industrial Estate
Birmingham, B21 0BJ
0121 551 4301
History of G.W. LUNT
The company was founded in 1930 as G.W. Lunt & Son by the Lunt family and was based in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter
Service & Professionalism
We strive to realise your artistic vision; it is of the utmost importance to us that we produce your work in the highest quality possible. We welcome every artist to come in, meet our department heads, and discuss how we can achieve this.
Our average tenure is 14 years, although many of our staff have worked at G.W. LUNT for 30 years or more. We bring this wealth of experience to every piece so that we can help you make the most of the lost wax process and get the result you want.
Despite our long history we don’t like to stand still! We are constantly working to improve our business with significant investment in new training programs, new equipment, and
Our goal to communicate clearly with our clients. We do this at every stage, from in-person visits to the foundry, to appointments with our department heads, and by live email updates on the progress of your piece.
Training & Opportunities
We have put into place a new training programme for all employees, both new hires and long serving staff members. This covers all aspects of production and is aimed at giving everyone a thorough understanding of the entire lost wax process.
We consider ourselves very lucky to have such experienced staff and feel that it is our duty to ensure that these life-long skills are passed down to the next generations.