Shropshire Stove Installer and Chimney sweep


What a fabulous job.

From start to finish Steve was friendly, efficient, timely and reliable.

Communication was brilliant, always fast to respond and kept to all the dates given to us.

I have used other fire fitters in the past and I know from experience that Steve is streets ahead of the competition!!

I could't recommend him highly enough.

Very, very many thanks Steve for our 2 log burners ......Christmas will be much warmer thanks to you.

Kindest regards, Helen

Helen Williams, Frankwell

Hi Steve,

Our stove is working brilliantly thank you! I said that I would write you a recommendation to put on your site. Sorry it's late coming but it's the first chance I've had.

" As a tradesman myself it's very rare that I employ other tradesmen to do work on my house. This is because of my own high standards that are very rarely met. With the case of Steve at Ironworks I had no such worries. He arrived to quote when he said he would, his price was competitive and he knew exactly what he was talking about. I felt reassured from the start and it backed up what I had already read in previous positive reviews. Throughout the work he was friendly and professional, he was very tidy and his work was finished to a high standard. I have no worries about recommending Steve to anyone who is looking to have stove work undertaken. "

Jon. Shifnal.

(5 STARS). *****

Jon Triggs, Shifnal

I would like to thank Steve for an absolutely fantastic job. From his first visit to assess / quote for the work through to final completion of the project he was totally professional and it was a pleasure to have him in my home. It is very obvious that Steve is a true expert at what he does and his input into the design of my fireplace was invaluable. The quality and look of the final job, which included the construction of a mock chimney breast and the installation of a flue on the outside of the house, is way beyond anything I expected. It not only provides a wonderful feature in the living room but has given the house a real heart. I would have absolutely no hesitation in recommending Ironworks to anyone and would certainly use Steve again.

Phil Scott, Market Drayton

My Welsh holiday cottage had a faulty wood burning stove and I was unable to let it to holidaymakers as it did not comply with the regulations. Steve assessed the problem very promptly, fitted the job in between my booked holidaymakers and replaced the faulty flue very quickly and efficiently. I cannot praise him highly enough and am delighted with the results. He was very sensitive to my business requirements and I have my certificate and can safely let the property.

Many thanks to Steve!

Sandie Ollier,Llanrhaeardr-ym-Mochnant

You installed our wood burner in December which means we have had a month to use it and we are very pleased indeed with the result. The advice you gave us was first class - you carried out the work in an efficient and very professional way. We were delighted to find how clean and tidy you left everything and are happy to recommend you to anybody.

Phyllis and Brian Harpham, Aston, near Wellington

Phyllis & Brian Harpham, Aston

Thank you Steve and Jim for installing our wood-burner. We are thrilled. All our misgivings disappeared, helped by your expert knowledge, efficient organisation and professionalism. All done and dust free in two and a half days. From the initial informative quote and suggestions to the celebratory lighting of the wood-burner to finish, it was a pleasure having you both work in (and on the roof of) our house.

Look out for that halogen heater in the Ad Mag!!!

From Judith and Andy

Judith & Andy Howarth, Belle Vue

"Steve provided invaluable advice with regards to the planning and fitting of our stove. The job was completed on time and left clean and tidy. The new fireplace looks superb. Thanks Steve and team great job. Happy to recommend”

Simon Hedaux, Copthorne

Hi steve

Just wanted to let you know how pleased I am with the woodburner you installed in my conservatory. It works great and looks wonderful. I would like to express my thanks for the efficient, courteous and reliable way you tackled the work. Your undoubted knowledge of this showed in the trouble you took with the small details.

Thanks again

Jill Westcar, Castlefields

We needed advice after running an incorrectly fitted wood-burner for several years. As soon as Steve arrived I had full faith in his knowledge and advice, which was very reassuring, and he was extremely helpful in assisting us with plans for the recess etc….(despite my many questions, including some answered from his holidays in France!). He then did a fantastic job on the liner, chimney (including some additional pointing etc…. he’d noticed whilst up there), and stove re-installation –also finding time to re-spray and rejuvenate the burner in between!! We are extremely pleased with the results, the value for money, and I would strongly recommend Steve to anyone for any related job. Many thanks.

Rich & Deb, Copthorne

A really big thank you for what you have done, I am so thrilled with it and it's going to make a huge difference to our lives. You were worth every penny and more! Will let you know when my house party is and I would really love you to come if you are available for some food and drink, and of course a warm! Thanks a million! I love it!

Sue Harris, Nobold

Sorry this has taken a while to compose, but just wanted to let you know what a great job you did in fitting our log burner and making a superb fireplace. We are so pleased with the result, you were a pleasure to have in the home and we appreciated the way you cleaned up as you went along. We would not hesitate to recommend you to anyone. Please feel free to use this as a testimonial. Many thanks again and look forward to seeing you when you come to do the annual sweep!!

Rhiana & Jeoff Abbots, Yockleton

Thanks for doing a great job on the stove looks really good and we look forward to the winter !

You were really helpful planning the installation and left everything well~finished and very clean !

Thanks again. Chris

Hi Steve

Been using the stove for a couple of weeks and it is fabuloso. Thanks for advising on a pioneer and not a bigger one... plenty warm enough.

Cheers Chris

Chris Bell ,Shrewsbury

The perilous state of a weather vane, flapping about in the wind, coupled with the fact that our chimney was due for a sweep caused an urgent search for a sweep in the hope that he would do both jobs. Fortunately for us we picked Steve from the choice on Google and how glad we are. Same day service, no mess whatsoever and a promise to return to re-fix the weather vane as and when required. And good value too.

Ashley & Norma Smith,St Georges

After being let down by another company, Steve at Ironworks has done a first class job in completing some extensive repairs to our chimney as well as sweeping it. He completed the work as promised and at a reasonable price.Overall Ironworks were very professional and I have no hesitation in recommending them.

Chris Hudson, Clive

We have the chimneys swept regularly, and tried Ironworks on a friends' recommendation. The sweep is the most professional we have used. More thoroughthan any previous one and Very knowledgable.Spotted problems that were previously missed.He was prompt and efficient. The house was left immaculate. We also then employed him to fit cowlings to the chimneys. I would and indeed have recommended Ironworks to my friends and family. I will not use any other company from now on.

A Oakley, Meole

We were delighted with the job Steve did, fitting us in a short notice two weeks before Christmas and working his weekends. We no longer sit with five layers of clothing and a blanket in the cold weather! We now look forward to the cold weather!! Thank you Steve for all your hard work.

Andrew Johnson, Llanwddyn

Called Ironworks for a chimney sweep. Steve was able to come round 2 hours after I called as he had a spare hour so I dubiously asked how much. Price was very reasonable. So Steve arrived with all of his equipment cleaned the chimney and cleaned up nicely afterwards. Very friendly advice too about how to burn efficiently and safely. Highly recommended.

Sarah Wishart, Bicton

Many thanks for a fantastic job you've done some great work.

Ian Carley, Longden

Steve from Ironworks provided us with a highly professional & friendly service. We'd have no hesitation recommending him to others looking for a reliable chimney sweep.

James, Shrewsbury

We were really pleased with the quick response from Steve when we were told that our original woodburner of 10 years had been fitted incorrectly and we could have suffered from carbon monoxide poisoning as well as the house could have gone on fire. He was very efficient, completed the job in the short timescale and we would definitely recommend him to others and would use him again in the future. Thanks very much Steve.

Nerys Jones, Trefonen

Really helpful I'd been told by a previous sweep that the chimney couldn't be swept and was in need of a liner fitting, a visit for which I was charged. Steve inspected, swept and tested the flue which was lined and in good condition. He then went on to replace a broken chimney pot showing me photographs of the initial¬ problems and the completed work. He was prompt, efficient and completely trustworthy. My log burner is now working really well, I would wholeheartedly recommend him.

Caroline Foster, Cound

Steve did a fantastic job restoring a fireplace and installing a new stove for me. I'd lived for twenty years in the house unaware that a beautiful arched recess had been previously bricked up. I'm so pleased with the work he did.

Bob Barkhouse, Montford

Prompt, reliable, thorough, professional and competively priced Steve is your number one choice! He offers sound friendly advice and seeks the best solution to your requirements. He carries out the work with the minimum amount of fuss and leaves no mess! Opening up a chimney to create a new flue is a very messy job but this was done immaculately even down to the replastering. I am very happy with his installation of my first multi-fuel burner and his advice on how to maintain it.

Sarah Goodwright, Shrawardine

Hi Steve,

Just sat enjoying the nice warm fire and wanted to say thanks again for all the hard work.

We couldn't resist getting up on the scaffolding to have a look at the chimney and the work up there looks as neat and professional as the work downstairs.

If you need us to write a testimonial for your website then just ask.


Ryan and Leander, Preece

Steve has done an absolute first class job working on our very dirty chimneys which hadn't been swept since 1946! He capped off disused chimneys and lined 1 with a solid fuel liner and installed a new stove. He has a wealth of knowledge and helped us choose an appropriate stove for the size of our living room and also carried out repairs to our 2 chimney stacks. He works very efficiently and left the place spotless. We will be using no one else but Steve from now on and have already recommended him to friends and family.

We now have a functioning cooker, heating and hot water!! It is so comfortable in the house now, I never thought I would be able to say that our house is cosy! The fire is lit every day and we are getting a lot of pleasure out of it.

Andy from TW heating said that the plate you made was the best he has ever seen and much better than one they would have made. Also, they now know that flues have to be fitted the right way!

Jenny Otter, Great Bolas

Steve did a fantastic job in opening up my Victorian fireplace and installing a wood burning stove. Unfortunately the original brick arch was not in good enough condition to leave exposed, no problem though as Steve did a lovely job in recreating the arch with reclaimed bricks. He did a very professional job in re plastering the chimney breast and was able to give me just the look I wanted to suit my room. Steve also did some extra re pointing work on my chimney stack and gave me valuable advice for further management.

Sarah Norton , Wem

Steve came out to refit our wood burner when the original fitting proved dangerous. He did a fantastic job with minimal mess and disruption, lining the chimney, refitting the stove and renovating the brickwork inside the fireplace. He is a craftsman in every sense, very easy to work with and it was a pleasure having him around. We would recommend his work to anyone, in fact we already have!

Graham and Angie Breakwell, Meole

"I heard of Steve through a friend and he quoted quickly and reasonably. The work carried out was to a very high standard
and nothing was too much trouble for him. He offered great advice throughout regarding my hearth and set up. Would recommend Steve to anyone; trustworthy
and professional! Many thanks to him for an excellent service!"

Andy Pashley, West Felton

Having decided we wanted a log burning stove and made a plan
of what fire place design we wanted to end up with we asked a couple of guy's
to quote for the work. The project was obviously too big for the first guy as
he never came back to us whereas in Steve's case you just got the feeling that
he new his business. Steve was employed to create our fireplace and fit our new
log burner. It was evident on his arrival that all the necessary bit's of kit
required to undertake the project he had at his disposal. We discussed in
detail every aspect of what we wanted and Steve has worked to exactly the plan.
The final result is a beautifuly recessed log burner sitting on
a fantastic piece of white and grey marble that forms the whole fireplace, it's
a stunning finish. We can highly reccommend Steve and his
Ironworks company.

Des Crosby, Pontsford

Steve is that rare, in my experience, tradesman who "Does what it says on the tin" He turns up when he says he will, works tidily, when not actually demolishing things and produces what you want. He is immensely adaptable and consults continuously as previously hidden horrors emerge from the depths.

My wife and I are thrilled with what he produced.

I would not hesitate to recommend him even if he is a bit northern... ;)

Tony Broom, Gobowen

We are very pleased with the work done. Steve turned up exactly when he said he would each time,and proved to be a neat and tidy worker who did everything to a high standard including removal of old equipment, attractive installation of the new stove and liner, and provision of a safety alarm and sensible advice. Despite some complications with aerial and lighting cables, the work was finished on time and to the original estimate. Steve has a delightful
four legged assistant called Jack, who normally spends his time in the van and who checked that he really did have permission when invited into the house -very well behaved. We
thoroughly recommend this team, who were a pleasure to have working here.

Chris Thomas, Myddle

Just to say a big thank you for all the care and thought you put into installing our two wood burners. We're delighted with the results - the whole house is warm and cosy now!


PS Will that be okay for your website? We mean it too! See you soon.

Carole & Geoff Young, Copthorne

Just a quick note to say many thanks for the excellent installation of our new stove. We are very pleased that we entrusted the job to you and were most impressed with the attention to detail you showed in everything you did. It is so good to meet a proper tradesman who takes a pride in his work and will certainly recommend you to anyone we know requiring your skills.

Geoff & Marylin Hogg, Yockleton

After getting your details from the parish mag, we thought that we were in with a good chance of a decent tradesman. But, to my mind you way surpassed our expectations.
When you said you would turn did. The advice and work was thorough and professional at every stage. And the price was fair and reasonable - and some interesting chats as well.

All in all a massive thanks for a great job well done. I would (and will) recommend you to anyone - Oh and thanks for putting up with our piecemeal approach to project management.

Mike & Kate Scott, Forton Heath

Many thanks for a great job.

Steve Clinton, Muxton

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Judy Shutt, Church Stretton

We would just like to say thank you very much for the installation of our fire and flue last week, it's working brilliant.

Sahra Lewis, Shawbury

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I had a chimney liner installed into a grade II listed building:Steve turned up when he said he would and completed the job for the price he quoted. I highly recommend his work.

Les Hurddis, Osbaston

Following a bad experience with a local supplier and fitter of a wood burning stove which caused no end of problems, we contacted Steve at Ironworks. His technical knowledge is first class and he has addressed all problems that we previously experienced with a days work; money well spent.

David Orrell, Mytton

After encountering difficulties with our stove, I contacted Steve to see what could be done. He arrived on time, at short notice; and instantly recognised what needed to be done (and also what didn't need doing!) He was also able to offer advice on how to get the best out of my stove. As a result of his work, I now have a stove that burns wood beautifully and safely. I would have no hesitation in recommending Steve to install your stove. A trustworthy tradesman who knows his stuff!

Nicola Richardson, Valeswood


Slightly belated, but I would just like to thank you for the great work that you have done on installing the flue inside the property. It looks good, but more importantly is a lot more efficient. I will have no hesitation in getting you back round to install the smaller wood burner later this year. Job well done.

Sarah tells me she didn't even have to clean up afterwards, now that is a rareity!!!

Best Regards


Damon Beaufoy,Bellevue