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    Westminster Bridge For Sale

    18th
    June 2015

    You might think, on crossing Westminster Bridge today with St. Thomas’ Hospital and County Hall behind you and Big Ben and Portcullis House looming up ahead, that your hand is running along the balustrade of the 160 year old Westminster Bridge. You’d be wrong. The iron superstructure was replaced in 1997. Your hand is running […]

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    Commemorating Our Duke

    16th
    June 2015

    Essentially our business is dealing in ‘history’. It’s debatable whether it’s usually history with a Big ‘H’ or history with a small ‘h’. Today, 16th June 2015,  LASSCO at Brunswick House is touched by Big History. It marks the 200th anniversary of the death at the Battle of Quatre Bras of Frederick William, Duke of […]

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    LASSCO in the Press,

    8th
    June 2015

    Here’s a selection of where you can see LASSCO in the press this week:  A new interiors story ‘Mineral Hues’ out in the July issue of Homes and Gardens shot by Sarah Maingot & styled by Twig Hutchinson who puts our blue enamel pendant lights to great use.  A  wedding dress fashion shoot in Asiana magazine’s Summer issue which […]

  • Read More LASSCO Brunswick hosts The London Festival of Architecture

    The London Festival of Architecture comes to Brunswick House 16th June 2015

    8th
    June 2015
    Posted in: News

    Nine Elms on The South Bank will be hosting a panel discussion at Brunswick House on Tuesday 16th June 2015. 6pm – 8pm. Panelists include Adrian Amos (LASSCO) alongside Councillor Ravi Govindia  (Wandsworth Council), Sandra Roebuck ( Lambeth Council), Pam Alexander (Covent Garden Marketing Authority), John Bushell (Kohn Pederson Fox Associates), David Twohig (Battersea Power […]

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    Bermondsey Bees,

    3rd
    June 2015

      Most of us when asked would probably say that bees buzz about in the countryside returning to their beehives in flowery meadows near orchards.  But that would be wrong.  Almost in the shadow of The Shard, a stone’s throw from iconic Tower Bridge & four storeys above a busy London street there are 4 cedar wood hives occupied by the […]

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    The Brunswick House Ball 19th June 2015

    2nd
    June 2015
    Posted in: News

    An evening of Georgian feasting to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the battle of Waterloo with food by Jackson Boxer.  A wonderful, decadent evening where the dress code is black tie with a Napoleonic twist! There will be a talk by award wining historian and Napoleon expert, Count Adam Zamoyski.  Music in The Concert Hall […]

  • Read More Election Mayhem

    Election Mayhem

    5th
    May 2015

    This Thursday the UK holds a General Election. It hasn’t been a gripping election campaign. Not like the old days. In the mid 18th Century William Hogarth had plenty to work with – in his “Humours of an Election”, a series of oils – later engravings, he illustrates the election of a member of parliament in Oxfordshire in 1754. The paintings date to the […]

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    LASSCO in the press,

    14th
    April 2015

          See the May issue of World of Interiors for some beautifully photographed articles including ‘Positively Medieval’ with words by Ros Byam Shaw &  photography by Jan Baldwin.  It’s about Allt-y-Bela,  Arne Maynard and William Collinson’s home in Monmouthshire which has been restored thanks to the Spitalfields Historic Buildings Trust.  Look carefully and in the small […]