Building Materials and Fittings Supplier


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Name:   Mr Peter Wickes, Federation Trading

Address:  127 Waymouth Street, Adelaide SA 5000

Phone:  (08) 8212 3400

Fax:  (08) 8212 1998



​Federation Trading, fondly referred to as ‘Feds', was established in the late 70's in Unley Road then moved to it's present location at 127 Waymouth Street 20 odd years ago. ‘Feds' proprietor, Peter Wickes, has spent his life collecting and restoring many of Adelaide's forgotten and magnificent architectural antiques. A collector, hoarder, restoration fanatic, Peter has great appreciation and knowledge of the salvage and restoration business. Fed's is a design source for architects, builders, designers and home owners and with Peter's contacts he is often able to track down architectural elements to make your project unique. Federation trading is a hive of rare and wondrous outdated items that are now desirable collectibles and added to this are a select range of reproductions. Cast iron lacework, gates, and balustrades, to fireplaces - surrounds, tiles, and gas fittings; to lights, bollards, doors and door hardware, locks, posts, and much more.

Operates: State wide

Name: Mr Stephen Atherton

Address: 162 Bungaree Road, Pendle Hill NSW, 21245

Phone: (02) 9896 0109

Mobile: 0421 331 630



​Antique Baths Sydney are the ONLY company in Australia restoring cast iron items using Authentic Vitreous (porcelain) enamel, fired at 850C. The vitreous enamel has a "AAA" rating Alkaline and acid resistant. Antique Baths can restore clients own goods or supply cast iron baths, sinks, basins, bubblers, etc.
Name:   Mrs Bronwyn Riedel, Bauwerk

Address:  271 South Terrace, South Fremantle WA 6162

Phone:  (08) 9433 1008

Fax:  (08) 9433 1009


​Almost three decades of hands on conservation expertise underpin BAUWERK'S reputation as the leading manufacturer of pure lime paints. Bauwerk lime paint is made with clay and lime as well as dry earthen and mineral pigments, which when applied to masonry building maintains their ability to breathe, and strengthens and protects the masonry surface by maintaining alkaline levels.

Operates: State wide

Name:   Mr Barrie Cooper, Westlegate Pty Ltd / Westox Building Products

Address:  16 Frost Road, Campbell Town  NSW  2560

Phone:  (02) 4628 5010



​Founded in 1976, Westox is Australia's leading supplier of heritage restoration products and works closely with heritage architects and consultants to preserve buildings in Australia and around the world. Westox introduced chemical injection damp coursing to Australia in 1975 and in the early 1980s, worked with the CSIRO to develop sacrificial renders. In 1995 the company acquired a specialised paper and board manufacturing plant which utilises pharmaceutical filter paper pulp in the desalinisation process known as Cocoon. The management of Westox are third and fourth generation solid plasterers with a sound knowledge of traditional plastering materials and methods.

Operates: State wide

Name:   Mr Damien Salomons, Keim Mineral Paints

Address:  10/17-21 Bowden Street, Alexandria NSW 2015

Phone:  (02) 9699 1266

Mobile:  0421 791 600

Fax:  (02) 9699 3466



Keim Mineral Paints are suppliers and consultants in the areas of masonry conservation, stone consolidation, breathable mineral paints, masonry stains, reversible ant-graffiti coatings, hydrophobic coatings, waterproofing, membranes, colour rectification, and heritage repainting specification.

Operates: State wide

Name: Mr Donald McNeil, Plan-B Stone

Address: 37 Pitt Street, North Hobart TAS 7000

Mobile: 0407 832 375

​Plan-B Stone is a factory-direct company. Our mission is to produce high quality sandstone product and to deliver it to our customers at a price that cannot be matched by our competitors. We have been supplying the Catholic Church of Australia for three years, and have their full support and endorsement.

Operates: State wide

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