About Us

At work by the fire

At work by the fire

Founded in 1966 by present owner Keith Halford, T.K Halford has been providing general blacksmith services for over four decades. The oldest lifting tackle company in the heavy woollen area (Batley, Dewsbury, Cleckheaton and Heckmondwike). Keith served a six year apprenticeship and has been in the trade for over 50 years. Andrew Halford (Keith’s son) has been working as a Blacksmith for 15 years and undertook his apprenticeship at the firm.

A family business, the forge is based in Liversedge, West Yorkshire where Keith still works alongside his son Andrew.

Maxine Halford (wife of Keith and mother of Andrew) runs the office and would be happy to discuss with you any particular requirements.

We supply:

  • Standard chain slings, webbing slings, roundslings, shackles, eyebolts – A comprehensive range is kept in stock.
  • Black ironwork bracketry for pipe installations
  • All types of securing and load restraint systems
  • Non standard items

Leading Manufacturer of:

  • Valve keys, lid keys and ancillary equipment for the water and waste treatment industry.
  • Specialised parts for tramways and narrow gauge steam railways.

Artistic Iron Work for house and garden:

Overleaf you can see some examples of our artistic iron work for house and garden, we specialise in gates, hanging basket brackets, weather vains,  fire grates and fire pokers.

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