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  • 1 March 2018

    Shiver me timbers

    From a snowy LASSCO Three Pigeons in Oxfordshire: ***Update: Friday LASSCO Three Pigeons – the Architectural Yard and Shop is Open today (Friday)… but will close early at 3.30pm. We’ll be Open as usual tomorrow (Saturday). The Three Pigeons Pub Restaurant is Closed today (Friday): With some of the team unable to make it in...

  • 3 July 2017

    New Car Park at Three Pigeons

    If you like the smell of fresh tarmac get down to LASSCO Three Pigeons. After weeks of preparatory work, today and tomorrow we have the big pour – followed by the big roll (Mon/Tues 3/4th July 2017). We do need a bigger car park  – the new one should be plenty big enough – we...

  • 23 June 2017

    Bookcases ex The Queen’s College, Oxford

    The late 17th Century Upper Library at The Queen’s College, Oxford University, is one of the finest rooms in Oxford. It houses the largest and most diverse collections of rare books in any of the University Colleges. We are delighted to have acquired a quantity of oak bookcases that, for the past 160 years, have...

  • 12 June 2017

    The Gilded BBQ – Review

    We would like to thank Chris and Greg of Native Feasts for another superb Pop-Up extravaganza this weekend; a banquet amidst the salvage. Tickets for Friday and Saturday nights were sold out within hours and the happy crowds each night enjoyed cocktails around the firepit before filing in for the Feast. This time dinner –...

  • 30 August 2016

    Bill Posters will be Prosecuted

    Day one of any graphic design course today probably includes a warning to pupils about using too many typefaces in their work. The Victorians however reveled in having their typesetter go through the full gamut of typography in order to fill their advertisements with vibrant and punchy proclamations in all available fonts and typefaces. From...

  • 25 May 2016

    Pigeon Post

    Pigeon Post: News from LASSCO Three Pigeons The final room of the recent Historic England Exhibition “Out There – Post War Public Art” at Somerset House ended with a mournful list of notable public sculpture that has, to date, been “Sold, Lost, Destroyed or Stolen”. This was a rather down-beat end to a show that had...

  • 7 April 2016

    For the Record

    Charles Wheeler is a sculptor who we are rather fond of – an article “Missing in Action: Charles Wheeler’s Post War Architectural Sculpture”, concerning his work was recently posted on “3rd Dimension”, the on-line Magazine and Newsletter for the Public Monuments and Sculpture Association (PMSA) and can be viewed in its original location here. We were delighted...

  • 14 March 2016

    Wall to Wall Coverage

    You, like us, may have been enjoying the nascent “Reclaim” magazine – not least due to the rather generous amount of its pages that are devoted to the LASSCO shops. Last month was a nicely written piece on the history of LASSCO and an interview with Adrian Amos. This month we got the front cover! The supply...

  • 3 March 2016

    Review: Native Feasts at LASSCO Three Pigeons

    We are delighted to re-blog this review from “Muddy Stilettos” – The Urban Guide to the Countryside. Muddy Stilettos, a winner of nationwide blog awards, has recently rolled-out its Guide to now cover most counties across Southern England – watch out for it. Muddy founder Hero Brown gives us the thumbs up! Muddy eats: Native Feasts...

  • 16 February 2016

    Harold Wright, 6th December 1921 – 11th January 2016

    Nearly forty years ago I was called out to the Christian Science Church in Mayfair to bid on pews that were to be removed prior to demolition. Of the highest quality they were commercially worthless because they were laid out in a semi circle which made them very impractical for reuse.   However I found...

  • 14 February 2016

    LASSCO Goes Native

    We are thrilled to announce the launch of Native Feasts – a Pop-Up Restaurant from Michelin starred chef Chris Godfrey here at LASSCO Three Pigeons in Oxfordshire. Chris and his team will be cooking the best seasonal British produce and serving it up as set menus for diners to share out, divvy up and feast down...

  • 6 January 2016

    Westminster Bridge in London Magazine

    Look out for the latest issue of London Magazine (January 2016) that gives a great plug for the salvaged Westminster Bridge, currently for sale at LASSCO Three Pigeons.                     It reads: “Heritage for sale: You may think of them as a symbol of London history, as old as...