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  • 15 September 2014

    Just wheeled in at LASSCO Ropewalk,

    1920s steel medical cabinet. By James Woolley Sons & Co. Ltd, Manchester. Comes with three glass internal shelves, a working door lock and key, and nickel plated fittings. Original paint. It’s rare to find these not stripped and burnished these days so we don’t expect this one to be with us long…. Dimensions: 164cm (64½“)...

  • 2 September 2014

    Modern Rustic,

      This wavy-edge yew coffee table for sale at LASSCO Brunswick House was described as a ‘gem’ in last week’s Sunday Times Property Supplement of the Year, ‘HOME’.      

  • 1 September 2014

    A visual feast at LASSCO Brunswick House & Three Pigeons,

    The  UK’s biggest Asian wedding title, Asiana,  recently used our Vauxhall premises as a location for a huge  fashion shoot.        Incorporating bridal fashion, features, wedding planning and an essential Wedding Directory, no Asian bride in the UK gets married without it.   Meanwhile, at LASSCO Three Pigeons there’s more brides lurking in the...

  • 1 September 2014

    History, texture, interest…..timber cladding from LASSCO Ropewalk,

      Timber cladding (also referred to as wall boarding & wall cladding ) is seen repeatedly worldwide on both residential and commercial buildings of all shapes and sizes and design aesthetics. Some are rustic, some are planed to within an inch of their life and are very precise and contemporary. But timber cladding does not have to...

  • 8 August 2014

    Stepney Way Beam Pine,

    Stepney Way Beam Pine is  LASSCO shorthand for remilled Principal Joists salvaged from mid 19th Century London commercial buildings. Our first batch came from Stepney Way in the eponymous East End parish. These were large cross section timbers resawn in our sawmills to yield superb and characterful wide boards.  The vast majority of pine used in...

  • 8 August 2014

    “Hold Very Tightly!” (ding,ding!) UPDATE: **SOLD**

     Along the Dorset coast from Christchurch and the Undercliffe Road to Boscombe Pier and the beach at Bournemouth, the “Boscombe Beach Bus”, in its jolly yellow livery, would have been busy at this time of year. It was known locally as the “Lily Langtry” and on sunny summer days in the late 1950’s would have...

  • 5 August 2014

    Prince Jefri of Brunei’s scagliola columns,

    LASSCO has in stock eleven fine scagliola columns made for Prince Jefri of Brunei.    In imitation of the rarest of marbles, Convent Siena and Russian Malachite they were made by Hayles & Howe for one of London’s  twentieth century most remarkable and ill fated follies – the conversion of the Playboy Club in Park Lane...

  • 4 August 2014

    Salvage Savvy,

     Britain’s best-selling Period Homes magazine, Period Living,  has a regular section called Salvage Savvy written by Jackie Herald.    September’s issue  is about boot scrapers.  She chose this wonderful Arts and Crafts cast-iron boot scraper from LASSCO Ropewalk.     Further information about boot scrapers here:  

  • 1 August 2014

    New at LASSCO Ropewalk

      More of the retro Swedish ‘pig lamps’  and half a dozen stonking enamel factory lights from the Czech Republic. The largest couple are 75cm high!     All re-wired and tested.  More info in the links below.      

  • 29 July 2014

    The Stuarts at LASSCO Brunswick House?!

      Presented by Dr Clare Jackson of Cambridge University, this new three-part series argues that the Stuarts, more than any other, were Britain’s defining royal family.  Some of episode two was filmed upstairs in the Saloon at LASSCO Brunswick House last summer.  With Anglo-Scottish relations  in the spotlight and with the Palace of Westminster only a...

  • 22 July 2014

    Coastal modern salvage at LASSCO Ropewalk,

      It’s that time of the year again,  when we dream of the sea-side and plan to motor to the coast.   Other coastal stock includes driftwood at LASSCO Brunswick House as well as a print of one of the great English sea-side towns of the 19th century, Ramsgate.

  • 27 June 2014

    ‘Under the Overground’, Ham Station

    It’s all going on under the overground!  Where Keira Knightley is a fan of the ham! Bar Tozino featured in the recent Arch Rivals article in London’s Evening Standard magazine. Chuse Valero and Zac Fingal at the counter. Open Wednesdays – Sundays.