Category Archives: LASSCO Press Office
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...
6 January 2016
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...
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...
27 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).
19 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...
25 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)....
3 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...
26 May 2015
”Everyone loved the venue, the staff, the food and the magician – a ‘fab’ evening is what I keep hearing, which is great. I had a great time – all over too quickly!” Why not hold your next event with us?
14 April 2015
See the May issue of World of Interiors for some beautifully photographed articles including ‘Positively Medieval’ with words by Ros Byam Shaw & photography by Jan Baldwin. It’s about Allt-y-Bela, Arne Maynard and William Collinson’s home in Monmouthshire which has been restored thanks to the Spitalfields Historic Buildings Trust. Look carefully and in the small...
7 April 2015
A pair of terracotta urns with this beautifully weathered majolica glaze at LASSCO Brunswick House. £1,350.