Impressive 1920s Huge Exterior Clocks from Leicester Square

Large Exterior 1920s Clocks from Leicester Square

  One of our most notable recent acquisitions is a pair of spectacular exterior clock-faces that were removed from the former Automobile Association (AA) headquarters in Leicester Square, Central London. The large 155cm diameter clocks would make outstanding decoration with fantastic provenance. The extraordinary clocks were originally positioned on each corner of Fanum House, which … 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

Stained Glass Windows from St Ninian’s Church, Finchley Road

Antique stained glass church windows

One of our favourite recent acquisitions is a collection of original antique stained glass windows which we carefully removed from the former St Ninian’s Church on Finchley Road, Central London. The church was built in 1911 for the Golders Green Presbyterian congregation. It was designed by the architect T. Phillip Figgis, who also designed some … 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