The Reclaimed Science Lab

In recent months we’ve noticed the growing trend in reusing old teak and iroko worktops, once a standard site the school science lab, they are now being lovingly re-crafted into kitchen worktops, bars and wall cladding, but what about the rest of the science lab? We’ve been tracking the progress of some recent acquisitions and adopting … Continue reading

Edwardian Art Nouveau Plunger Bath, Featured In The World Of Interiors

This beautiful antique Edwardian cast iron plunger bath, was featured in the March edition of Conde Nast’s publication, The World Of Interiors. This stunning piece is finished in a beautiful blue enamel, with a mahogany frame and is set with a run of original art nouveau William de Morgan tulip tiles. William de Morgan was an English … Continue reading

Antique Portland Stone Cartouches from St James’s Market, London

Antique carved Portland stone Cartouches

We recently salvaged some stunning Portland stone pieces from the facade of a building in St James’s Market in Central London. The Portland stone cartouches decorated the top of the building, giving a refined, classical look. As this plaque on the side of the building states, the building itself was erected in 1907 by Treadwell … Continue reading

AF at the Salvo Fair 2013

Architectural Forum at the Salvo Fair 2013

It started with a little more rain than we would have liked, but it didn’t seem to put anyone off! The fair was bustling and busy with dealers and industry folk throughout Friday. As always, we brought some of most spectacular and eye-catching pieces including an imposing mahogany glazed revolving door unit and precious stained … Continue reading

Vintage Industrial & Theatre Lighting

Vintage theatre spotlights

We now have a brilliantly wide range of reclaimed industrial and theatre lighting. Whether you’re looking for retro desk lamps or large factory pendant lights, vintage spotlights or original Holophane lights, we have a very bright (!) collection. The classic green enamel shade can be the quintessential finishing touch to a vintage industrial interior. We … Continue reading

Victorian Prison Cell Doors from Clerkenwell Prison

Restored antique prison cell doors

Amongst our large collection of reclaimed and antique doors we have a rather special set of Victorian doors with their own dark past. These doors were removed from the vaults of Clerkenwell Prison, or the Clerkenwell ‘House of Detention’, within which hundreds of Victorian dissenters were incarcerated awaiting trial. The prison itself was demolished in … Continue reading

Historic Antique Windows from Tate Britain Up-cycled into Mirrors

Antique cast iron window frame mirrors

Some of our most popular pieces in the showroom are our reclaimed antique window mirrors. We’ve recently salvaged striking cast iron window frames from various locations that, when re-purposed as mirrors, make fantastic focal points with a little bit of history included. Last year Jason removed several of the original cast iron windows from the … Continue reading