Category Archives: LASSCO Press Office

  • Read More Victorian tessellated mosaic of the Ogden family crest

    High Industrial Swagger On The Factory Floor.

    1st
    November 2016

    LASSCO has come into posession of a large quantity of reclaimed Victorian maple strip flooring from the Ogden’s tobacco factory in Liverpool. Ogden’s Imperial tobacco factory was constructed in Liverpool on its Boundary Lane site in 1899 by the Architect Henry Hartley in a heterogeneous and pleasingly indiscriminate ‘Queen Anne style’. It was a statement […]

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    For the Record

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    April 2016

    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 […]

  • Read More Reclaim Magazine "May 2016"

    Wall to Wall Coverage

    14th
    March 2016

    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 […]

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    LASSCO in Reclaim Magazine,

    26th
    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 […]

  • Read More LASSCO in the Press, November 2015

    LASSCO in the Press,

    24th
    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 […]

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    LASSCO in the Press,

    27th
    October 2015

    A small selection of some of our 2015 press.  Clockwise from top left: A Spanish wrought iron overdoor panel (Mail on Sunday YOU magazine), Wide pine boards reclaimed from a Scottish Gin Distillery (Period Living), A plaster cast of a classical foot by Peter Hone (House&Garden), A fairground crown (Livingetc).  

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    LASSCO and The London Design Festival,

    19th
    September 2015

    ‘LASSCO Works’ presented by LASSCO Ropewalk – a photographic exhibition of interiors created by LASSCO customers, 2012 -2105, as part of the London Design Festival 2015.  On now until Sunday, 27th September.   ‘What makes this especially interesting’, to quote Thornton Kay of SALVO, ‘is that most of the stock not only looks reclaimed and […]

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    St Olave’s Grammar School Reclaimed

    25th
    August 2015

    St Olave’s Grammar school has occupied a number of significant sites in its four hundred odd year history on the south bank of the London River. Most notable among these is the still extant 1895 building adjacent to Tower Bridge, designed in the Queen Anne Revival style by E.W. Mountford (Old Bailey, Sheffield and Northampton Town Halls). […]

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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 […]