CNC profile tooling

End of an Era

As part of an ongoing investment to turn our factory into one of the most advanced woodworking ‘shops’ in the UK, today we will be manufacturing our final component on what was our first ever CNC machine.

This 5 axis …

Bespoke Oak handrails to spiral staircase

Spiral stairs in Lincoln offices

Christmas is a bury period for most of us, but for one customer in particular it was busier than ever – moving their printing company into new open plan offices, featuring a statement spiral staircase and European Oak handrails.

Handrail …

Walnut handrail and glass balustrade featuring Santa and Christmas tree

Black walnut handrails, in time for Christmas

As December rolls around and decorations are going up, we have managed to take a few photographs at a recent project in Hertfordshire

This stunning elliptical black walnut staircase had curved glass balustrade, and we were challenged with the task …

Walnut handrail volute with Black steel spindles

Do We Need a Steel Core Rail?

Here at Handrail Creations, we aim to give each and every customer the best possible service. As part of this, we are always answering pressing customer questions. One of the most common is whether every handrail needs a steel core …

Handrail Creations win National Business Award

Handrail Creations were named winners of the ‘Micro Business of the Year Award 2016’ at The British Small Business Awards gala dinner at the grand Connaught Rooms in London.

This award recognises small businesses throughout the UK who excel in …

Timber bespoke handrail and spindles to timber staircase

rubbing shoulders with the world’s biggest brands

Since its inception, Handrail Creations has been dedicated to delivering the highest quality handrails available on the market. This has been highlighted by our partnerships with several brands that are household names. We’ve created incredible designs for the stores, so …

Profiled timber handrail

What are the hardwood options for handrails?

When it comes to picking a handrail for your staircase, you may feel overwhelmed by the vast array of choices on offer. Ideally, your handrail should make a statement, as well as fitting perfectly into the design of your home …

Google HQ fit out

Working closely with leading architectural metalworker John Desmond Ltd, Handrail Creations have manufactured and installed FSC certified European oak handrails to some feature stairs at Google’s new landmark offices at St Pancras Square in London. The £1b development is home …

Hugo Boss

The Handrail Creations team have recently completed another demanding project in the retail sector. This time, we were asked by a leading staircase manufacturer to produce helical handrails to this glass and steel spiral stairs. The client, Hugo Boss, pushed …

Battle of the oaks

Customers choosing oak handrails for their home are often intrigued as to the difference between European Oak and American Oak. So here is a little blog which will hopefully point out some of the key differences.

  1. Species and origin