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03 May 2021
Beautiful and Useful Handmade Ironwork Karlis’s company have designed and installed gates, balustrades and railings at our home which are both beautiful and useful - and much admired by visitors. He has a well organised and professional operation and has proven a pleasure to do business with.
07 Apr 2021
Supply and fit of pedestrian aluminium gate I am very pleased with my pedestrian aluminium gate. Service was efficient, quality of work was high and friendly approach.
19 Mar 2021
Only one word to describe the railings - Fantastic!! I would highly recommend Karim and the team. They have designed, built and installed a superb set of railings.
10 Dec 2020
Great service and product
Karlis is not only charming, but very talented, my gates and fence surpassed my expectations, which were pretty high! I did have a quote from another,national company. This price was similar to creative metal design and they could have completed the works sooner, but I decided to wait and am so pleased that I did, choosing the different elements in the workshop was really helpful as was the advice.
26 Nov 2020
New gates.
A really great bunch of lads and the boss, Karlis Elmanis is very knowledgeable and a brilliant welder.
Also has a good eye for detail and his suggestions really make a difference to the finished product.
Very pleased with our new gates , thanks Karlis and team.
29 Aug 2020
Creative Metal Design Limited
Karlis Elmanis, Creative Metal Design Limited, provided us with a truly exemplary personal service backed-up by an artistic talent for metal work which, in our experience, was beyond compare. We are delighted with the bespoke wrought-iron driveway gates which Karlis, personally, manufactured and installed for us together with our chosen automation systems having previously arranged for an experienced bricklayer to build the supporting piers.
04 Jun 2020
Excellent custom iron worker in West Sussex
I found this company online, so went to have a look at their premises and to speak to the owner before making any commitment. I was impressed by the welcome and the obvious desire to do a good job. I was able to see samples of their work and felt confident to get them to come and measure up and quote for two side gates.
At all stages, the liaison was good and I was kept in formed. There was a bit of a delay finding powder coaters, but that was all explained so the final product was delivered close to the estimated installation date.
We did have a bit of a hiccup during fitting, but Karlis (owner) was at great pains to resolve a technical issue and to only leave once he was 100% satisfied with the product and functionality. There is an obvious pride in their work and their customer relations.
I would definitely recommend this company without any reservations.
02 Jan 2020
Simply superb
Karlis and his colleagues designed, created, powder-coated and installed a decorative wrought-iron balustrade and gate to blend with existing installations.
The conception and execution - discussed with us at each key stage - was immaculate. Nothing about it suggested it was a later addition - yet the effect was one of dramatic improvement to the house and terrace. Absolutely delighted. We can’t recommend this company too highly.
13 Dec 2019
First Class Design and Manufacturing of our Gates and Control system from Creative Metal Design Ltd.
We are a community of 46 Flats, specifically designed in the grounds of a former Grammar School in Eastbourne, East Sussex. We contacted Creative Metal Design Ltd (CMD) when considering the updating of our community's electric gates. CMD invited our directors to see their latest designs and installations in clients 's properties. Later we visited CMDs workshops. We were all impressed not only with the quality of work, but the technical knowledge of the design teams creating bespoke electric gates and control systems. We instructed CMD to carry out the new build and within the specified time their installation team were on site fitting and commissioning the new gates and control system. All the operating features are up to date and all the necessary safety checks were carried out and recorded. The service during manufacture and commissioning and after sales has been second to none. A 'First class' experience from CMD. The call out response time has generally been the next working day.
09 Apr 2019
Excellent Installation
Very pleased with the design, fabrication and installation of our new balustrade and side gate. Would not hesitate to recommend Karlis to future clients.
15 Mar 2019
Highly recommended, Excellent Service and Beautiful Product, Met Expecations 100%
Karlis from Creative Metal Design, designed and built the most beautiful, bespoke wrought iron gate for us. Everything from the first meeting to the final fitting went very smoothly and all of our expectations were met. We received a highly professional approach and the annual follow ups and services have been perfect. I highly recommend Creative Metal Design.
13 Mar 2019
My balastrade looks beautiful!!
My bungalow stands out by far. Workmanship excellent and would highly recommend them 👌
13 Mar 2019
Great service, great product - two modern side gates with hardwood inlays
We like supporting local businesses and we chose Creative Metal Design over a larger, national company. Once you talk and meet with Karlis and the team, you know you have made the right decision. A brief conversation followed by a visit to the workshop, a site survey and pricing were all managed well and it felt like a relationship rather than a faceless transaction.
Timeline estimates for build and installation were met and once we saw the product in situ we were delighted. Karlis and Ryan made excellent work of the installation; clean, tidy, polite and an excellent attention to detail. Two handmade side gates that will last for years and which show all the signs of great craftmanship and passion for their product.
I would thoroughly recommend Creative Metal Design, fantastic product and service, thank you.
12 Mar 2019
Brilliant, would use again.
We researched the market but came up with a recommendation from our next door neighbour who praised Karlis and his work. We were not disappointed since his ideas, design, manufacturing and installation were well above average. He even suggested a partner who built the gate-posts prior to the gates being delivered. Overall the standard of work was superior to anything I have come across in this country. The after sales service is excellent. I would recommend Creative seven days a week and twice on Tuesdays. My rating 11/10!
12 Mar 2019
Outstanding service and stunning gates and doors
We received absolutely outstanding service from this company. They were fantastic to work with, very knowledgeable and talented with some great ideas. Professional and reliable and we are so pleased with the stunning gates and doors that they designed, made and fitted for us. Everyone comments on how lovely they look. Thx so much.
11 Mar 2019
All-round excellence
An excellent design and manufacturing service with personal attention from the proprietor throughout the design and installation service. Top quality product and service. Would recommend highly.
09 Mar 2019
No hesitation to recommend to others
I’ve always been more than satisfied with Karlis’s efforts and commitment to getting the job done in a timely manner to his own high standards. I’m very happy to continue to rely on him for servicing and future work on metal gates and their automation.
07 Feb 2019
Excellent craftsmanship, product knowledge, and service. Highly recommended.
11 May 2018
Design and Installation of Iron Side Gates
Karlis has designed and installed two iron side gates to my property. The gates are beautiful, made better by additional design features Karlis has added off specification. The installation ran well, with Karlis coping admirably to overcome a couple of unanticipated technical issues that became apparent after the installation work started. In summary, an excellent job, good value for money, and a very technically strong, friendly and accommodating professional. Karlis takes great pride in his work. I would recommend Karlis and Creative Metal Design without reservation!
24 Jan 2018
Outstanding Small Business for Large and Small Metal Work Projects
I asked Creative Metal Design Ltd. to make a luggage rack for my 1935 Morris 8 vintage car. Having provided a drawing with proposed measurements, they came back to me very quickly with suggestions on the thickness of materials and had clearly thought about the design and my calculations. With input from the owner, I agreed the final materials, dimensions and powder coating.
The luggage rack was made and coated much quicker than I thought it would have been, being a relatively small project compared to other Creative Metal Design Ltd. are involved with. The quality and finish was exceptional.
When I went to pick up the rack from the workshop,the owner spent time showing me the piece; he was friendly, approachable and clearly interested in the rack he had created.
I will certainly be recommending Creative Metal Design Ltd. to my friends, colleagues and members of the Morris Registry.
23 Jan 2018
Superb Metal Gates !!
From the very first contact with Creative Metal Designs they have been very professional in their approach to the project and they have maintained good communications with us from start to finish.
We are extremely pleased with the installed gates and consider them good value for the money spent. The quality of their work is excellent (we are happy for anyone to visit us and see for themselves the finished gates) and their attention to detail has surpassed expectations. Their support in helping us select the right design for our gates (both road and pedestrian gates) was reassuring and inclusive - we were a team! The project timeline was established in our first dialogue and they stayed on target until completion. The staff at Creative Metal are friendly and knowledgeable and I would strongly recommend them to anyone requiring metal working expertise.
15 Jan 2018
Wrought iron garden gates
Karlis has designed, delivered and fitted a fine pair of gates on time and at a very sensible price. Would definitely recommend.
15 Jan 2018
Great service, superb product (matched my existing gates spot-on), fitted brilliantly and efficiently. Highly Recommended
15 Jan 2018
Model Business
Designed, built and installed to my inexpert specification. I scribbled a rough drawing of a gate and they created a created a beautiful thing. Personal service with absolute transparency and integrity throughout.
08 Sep 2017
Excellent bespoke service and quality
First things first: Would I recommend Karlis (and his company) for his metalwork design, manufacture and repair? Absolutely. I had an old automated gate repaired with an underground system to replace the old piston drives. The advice was honest and well-balanced based on Karlis's experience and industry knowledge. His onsite welding was impeccable and the quality of the final finish was just what I wanted. I am more than happy to recommend Karlis to others and will be using his company again next year for some other gate and metalwork repairs. Very happy client!
26 Jun 2017
Excellent craftsmanship, very reasonably priced
We have used CMD Ltd. for both residential railings and commercial steels, both projects have been very well managed, completed in a timely manner with excellent craftsmanship and diligence. Karlis and his team are a credit to themselves and we'd have no hesitation in recommending them to others. If anything, their work is under-priced, but that's what makes them the genuine professionals that they are. Thank you CMD and we look forward to working with you again soon.