Church Bell Specialist
Traditional Engineering and Joinery Services, All Projects Managed From Start to Finish
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Blyth & Co. Ltd. (Formerly TLB Services) is a small, customer-focused business, which is based around traditional and time proven methods, along with a mindfulness to seek development, and betterment in the bell hanging trade.
We started trading in 2013, although we have not been established for long, within our workforce we have over 70 years’ worth of experience working within the church bell industry.
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Conservation & Preservation
We also specialise in the Conservation & Preservation and are proud to be on the list of approved contractors for Historic Scotland as well as being endorsed by the National Churches Trust.
Unlike some other firms we are happy to promote different methods of dealing with historical or historically important bells and bell instillations.
We offer a wide range of services
Servicing / Maintenance Contracts
We offer maintenance programs for any bell installation, often this is carried out annually. Each service is followed up by a report.
We specialise in bell related wood working, this encompasses a large range of items.
We are able to offer restoration service of existing bell frames, as well as the design and manufacture of new frames be, they steel, cast iron or timber.
We offer refurbishment service of wrought iron and spheroidal graphite clappers
Another service we are happy to provide is refurbishment or replacement of manual/mechanical clocking hammers, along with instillation of modern electro magnet hammers and control units.
We are one of only a few bell hanging firms that are happy to undertake bell related building work, and keep it inhouse and not outsource the labour making sure the work is carried out to the highest standard.
The original Gillet And Johnson tenor clapper had broken so it had a new replacement made to better dimensions and correct the swing speed correlation between the bell and the clapper. Another great turn out working with Excaudate.
Replacement tenor wheel and a new unique all in one joint pin lubricator staple with refurbished ball for a Baldrick type clapper.
Queensbury, West Yorkshire
The six over-sized S.G clappers have been machined to a sensible proportionate size and weight to help their performance, the balls re-profiled, the stainless steel joint pins replaced and the staples re-drilled as they had become worn due to the shock of the oversized clappers. tops of the clappers have been re-bushed, also new staple nuts and locking nuts provided.