Category Archives: LASSCO Press Office
4 September 2020
“There is nothing covered, that shall not be revealed; neither hid, that shall not be known.”
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.
28 September 2018
LASSCO is having a clearance sale of remaindered batches of reclaimed flooring. Individual batches in a range of timbers are ‘priced-to-clear’.
12 July 2018
On 18th July we welcome Stephen Calloway for his talk ‘Inside – Outside; the Architectural Interior’. Ranging widely in time and location Stephen will consider the long and varied use of ‘outside’ architectural motifs in interiors ranging from the magnificent to the mad. Architects, designers and decorators have long seen the repertoire of architectural forms...
18 May 2018
On Wednesday the 23rd May we welcome Jeremy Musson who will examine the work and legacy of Robert Adam in his lecture ‘Adam and the Art of Elegance’.
3 May 2018
One night, 106 years ago, a small cluster of men with a lifting derrick, ropes, block & tackle and muscle-power would have been seen in a wooded glade on the western bank of The Serpentine in Kensington Gardens. After darkness had fallen, at some point, their work completed, they would have slipped away; what they...
8 March 2018
LASSCO has salvaged a large stock of Edwardian Baltic Pine from a site with a history stretching back to 200 A.D.
10 January 2018
LASSCO has salvaged a number of interesting items from the prominent former Bankside office, Sea Containers House, designed by Warren Platner.
7 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...
14 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...
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...