Reclaimed Teak School Worktops, Used As Kitchen Work Surfaces

Each year 6 million tons of wood is extracted from houses, businesses, schools and hospitals and thrown into landfill.

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As a company with reclamation at our heart, we place much emphasis on the importance of reclaiming, refurbishing and reusing. Along with all the environmental implications which come along with this ethos, we feel it’s also important to give antique and reclaimed items a second life so they can be appreciated by further generations. With this in mind, we have been keen to find out the innovative and fascinating ways in which our wood has been put to use. Recently we reclaimed a large quantity of, what were, science lab worktops, from a school in Liverpool. Predominantly teak, they came in a wonderful array of shades and some even featured the original school graffiti

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A very good friend of ours, interior designer Charles Tashima, was kind enough to share some of his work, using the teak in a Georgian terrace house on Pond Road Hampstead. It which it had been masterfully transformed into beautiful kitchen worktops. We think the outcome is outstanding. The rest of the Pond Street project, along with Charles other work can be viewed on his website. PondStreet_16-1 We have a large selection of the worktops available at our yard, located at 60-64 Southgate Road, Islington, London. N1 3JF

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  1. […] this movement develop than in the kitchen, a space that has fast become the hub of the family home. Old school teak table tops as worktops, butcher blocks, butler sinks, church pews, old reliable copper pans and industrial […]



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