Ballantine Bo'ness have won a prestigious Heritage Award for Infrastructure for the Westminster Bridge refurbishment. 

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The cattle were the concept and design of the innovative artist Alan Potter and were cast, fitted and engineered at our iron foundry in Scotland.

Standing at 1.5 metres tall, 2.5 metres long and weighing in at nearly 1 tonne each these magnificent sculptures are as striking and imposing as they are intrinsically Scottish and beautiful.

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Eaton Hall Restoration

Ballantine Bo'ness carried out a full refurbishment on some of the most beautiful and famous repousee work in the world

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Aitken Memorial Fountain

Restoration of one of Scotland's most intriguing fountains. Find out more here >>>


Ballantine Bo'ness have recently been accredited with not one, but two, Saltire Awards for Engineering Excellence. These were achieved for our work on Tournament and Abbey Bridge. Please see our bridge case studies to learn more about these projects.

Bridgeton Cross 'Umbrella'

Faithful restoration of one of Glasgow's most loved structures. Find out more here>>>

Ballantines and ITV

Ballantine Bo’ness Iron were recently filmed for the 5.30 show where they took a tour of the foundry to be shown on ITV. The documentary has proved incredibly popular.

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BSI Award for Ballantines

We have recently been accredited with the new British Standard for another year. We take great pride in retaining these standards and the quality taken from this can be seen in the end results of the work we produce.



Ballantine Bo'ness were commissioned to manufacture, fabricate and install the railings and gates around this historic church in the centre of Glasgow.

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Ca' D'Oro Restoration

Ballantine Bo'ness were instrumental in the restoration of one ofd Glasgow's most famous and most loved buildings.

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Black Boy Fountain Restored

Ballantine Bo'ness played a key role in restoring Stirling's famous fountain to its former glory. It now stands with pride of place in the city centre.

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Ramshorn Theatre Restoration

Restoration of the ironwork at one of Scotland's most famous theatres.
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Ballantine Castings on Reporting Scotland
A brief segement on employment figures in Scotland.

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LinkedIn Page Launched
Ballantine Castings Ltd. have launched a new LinkedIn page to keep customers and interested parties up to date with our latest development.

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Welcome to Ballantine Castings Ltd.


Ballantine Castings Ltd. is the UK's foremost producer of high quality Iron Castings for number of industry sectors throughout the UK. Ballantine Castings Ltd. specialises in making castings for a number of key industries; railway casting, ornamental castings, engineering castings, architectural castings and drainage castings. 

The foundry operates two 3 tonne induction furnaces capable of melting 24 tonnes of iron per day in order to meet demand. The main grades that we operate to are Cast Iron Grade 200, 220 and 250, Ductile Iron Grade 420/10, 500/7 and 400/18 in addition to being able to make castings from aluminium and bronze. 

Our 3 individual moulding spheres mean that we are able to simultaneously service a number of industry sectors to the highest standards. We offer traditional greensand moulding, a medium-high volume airset plant and a specialist section for heavy casting services. This means we are extremely versatile and can cater to any requirement.

The former Ballantine Bo’ness Iron Company had a history stretching back over 200 years and has produced bespoke specialist ironworks for projects in the UK, including the cannons at Edinburgh Castle, refurbishment of Westminster Bridge (for which it was awarded a Heritage Award for Infrastructure), restoration and refurbishment of North Bridge in Edinburgh, the Royal Mews canopies at Buckingham Palace, as well as international projects in Sweden, Greece, Bermuda, Kuwait and Jeddah. Works from Ballantine Bo'ness Iron Company can be proudly seen on this website.

We welcome any enquiry and look forward to hearing from you.