Category Archives: LASSCO People
28 April 2020
JAMES MORTIMER 23rd October 1930 – 20th April 2020 A long standing friend of LASSCO, we first got to know James when he came to St Michael’s Shoreditch to take some snaps for a John Diamond piece for the Sunday Times in the late 1970s. Immediately we warmed to him – a ‘bon viveur’, a ‘roue’,...
13 May 2019
As so often here at Brunswick House, an upcoming event of ineffable modernity reminds us of things past – usually more decorous.
10 January 2018
LASSCO has salvaged a number of interesting items from the prominent former Bankside office, Sea Containers House, designed by Warren Platner.
16 February 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...
26 January 2016
Read about LASSCO’s hidden gems in the newly launched Reclaim magazine. Adrian Amos reveals all to Jane Common as she immerses herself in salvage heaven at LASSCO Ropewalk & LASSCO Brunswick House. Illustrated with Tim Kent’s photos the 10-page article delves into the history and captures the pioneering spirit of the business that Adrian founded...
24 November 2015
Some recent press, including quotes by Ferrous Auger from LASSCO Brunswick House in Vauxhall. Featured: Ruth Caven’s article ‘Elevator Gates’ in the FT’s ‘How to Spend It’, Bethan John’s pick of Clocks and Maggie Stevenson’s’ 7 Steps to Picking the Perfect Fireplace’ in Homes & Antiques. Also an earlier piece, written and styled by Ruth Sleightholme for House & Garden using reclaimed timbers from our Bermondsey shop, LASSCO Ropewalk for both flooring...
28 August 2014
Please be aware that this Saturday 30th August at Brunswick House, the shop and restaurant will be closing early at 3pm. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused. Our fabulous interior is once again lending itself to a special occasion and we need to make ready, so please come and see us but don’t leave...
17 March 2014
Adrian Amos, owns architectural salvage company LASSCO. The company’s headquarters, an 18th-century villa overlooking Vauxhall roundabout, was once the seat of the Duke of Brunswick but today it houses everything from salvaged crystal chandeliers and radiators to Victorian hooks and handles. It’s also next door to chef Jackson Boxer’s first venture, the Brunswick...
3 March 2014
From April’s H & A magazine, featuring LASSCO Ropewalk and Georgia Dorey who’s set up our new textile department. Words: Alice Hancock Photograph: Lydia Evans
7 February 2014
Oilcloth, dogbeds, costume, quilts, haberdashery, rope, damask, moquette, flags & bunting, hessian, lace, linen, hides, prints, rugs, cushions – remnants & reclaimed – all now sold at LASSCO Ropewalk. Aprons (as worn in image below), smocks, cushions and dogbeds made on site by Georgia Dorey (pictured). Most popular items currently are the sailor smocks ( made...
17 December 2013
Edward Madden and James Ngu, of Brunswick House and Chelsea Harbour respectively, have now taken the reins at The Three Pigeons and are rolling out a seven day renaissance of our village pub and historic coaching inn. The ancient cellars, once again, keep the locally brewed craft beers (Shotover, Vale Brewery and XT) in excellent condition;...
7 June 2013
Nick Newman, Manager, George Amos and Marc Kitchen-Smith at Marc’s launch party on 30 May 2013.