Category Archives: LASSCO Ropewalk

  • Read More Fine glazed ceramic detailing in the banking hall

    Salvaged From Obscurity – Half A Century On.

    29th
    September 2016

    LASSCO has unearthed a large batch of decorative tiles from an historic London architectural gem, long thought lost without a trace. ‘Southampton Buildings’, headquarters of the Birkbeck Bank, stood between High Holborn and Chancery Lane between 1896 and 1964. The vast Victorian banking hall was built in two years by T.R. Knightley and Co. At […]

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    Complete Guide to Maltby Street Market

    3rd
    May 2016

    The Maltby Street Market just might be London’s most unambitious food market. The brainchild of the creative minds of LASSCO Ropewalk, the unadvertised weekend food market is more of a way to discover unique food and enjoy Bermondsey than to draw in the large crowds seen at other markets. The functioning architectural salvage lumberyard during the […]

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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 […]

  • Read More Sonos Studio London

    Soundboards

    19th
    October 2015

    Go and tread the boards at the new Sonos Studio in Shoreditch – a great project that we were very pleased to have been involved with. Sonos are pioneers of smart wireless HiFi speakers and audio components. Their system unites your digital music collection in one app that you control from any device. Two weeks ago, in Shoreditch, they opened their second […]

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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 […]

  • Read More Archway Central Methodist Hall Facade

    Picture House of the Lord

    28th
    August 2015

    The Archway Central Hall was the last of the great Methodist Central Halls to be built in London, when it replaced a more modest chapel of 1873. The building was designed by George E and K G Withers in a limited competition and built in 1933-4 by C P Roberts and Company Limited (builders of Islington Central Library). […]

  • Read More LASSCO Jewellery and Militaria

    Jewellery – War In Pieces

    28th
    July 2015

    LASSCO has managed to save from the scrap-yard furnace a dazzling trove of brass medals, buttons, badges, diverse militaria and heraldic emblems of all kinds, which we have hand-crafted into a striking range of jewellery and accessories.   Originally modelled in London and Birmingham by J.R. Gaunt & Son, “metalworkers to the King, established 200 […]

  • Read More Bermondsey Bees beeswax candles

    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 […]