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  • 23 May 2017

    Bank Holiday Weekend opening hours

    Saturday 27th May is the birthday of Sir Henry Williams Baker, the great hymnodist, who founded Hymns, Ancient & Modern. He was born on this day in 1821 at Brunswick House [then called Belmont House], Vauxhall, which was the home of his mother’s family, the Williams of Dorset and is now the home of LASSCO....

  • 25 April 2017

    Bank Holiday Weekend opening hours

    LASSCO Three Pigeons – Oxfordshire Saturday 29th April: Open as usual 9am to 5pm Sunday 30th April:  Closed Bank Holiday Monday 1st May:  Closed   LASSCO Brunswick House – Vauxhall Please be aware that this Saturday the 29th April the shop will be closing early at 3 pm for a private function. Saturday 29th April: Open...

  • 29 March 2017

    Take Back Control

    LASSCO’s in house carpenter creates one-off items of furniture combining integrity of materials with admirable utility. We encourage our customers to ponder what they can do themselves with our wealth of salvaged materials. With so much remarkable and historical salvage dispersed across our three sites, we at LASSCO are often sorely tempted to take up and...

  • 30 August 2016

    Bill Posters will be Prosecuted

    Day one of any graphic design course today probably includes a warning to pupils about using too many typefaces in their work. The Victorians however reveled in having their typesetter go through the full gamut of typography in order to fill their advertisements with vibrant and punchy proclamations in all available fonts and typefaces. From...

  • 23 August 2016

    August Bank Holiday Weekend opening times

    LASSCO Three Pigeons – Oxfordshire Saturday 27th August: Open as usual 9am to 5pm Sunday 28th August:  Closed Bank Holiday Monday 29th August:  Closed   LASSCO Brunswick House – Vauxhall Please be aware that this Friday 26th August the shop will be closing early at 4 pm and on Saturday 27th August at 3.30 pm...

  • 25 May 2016

    Pigeon Post

    Pigeon Post: News from LASSCO Three Pigeons The final room of the recent Historic England Exhibition “Out There – Post War Public Art” at Somerset House ended with a mournful list of notable public sculpture that has, to date, been “Sold, Lost, Destroyed or Stolen”. This was a rather down-beat end to a show that had...

  • 14 March 2016

    Wall to Wall Coverage

    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...

  • 3 March 2016

    Review: Native Feasts at LASSCO Three Pigeons

    We are delighted to re-blog this review from “Muddy Stilettos” – The Urban Guide to the Countryside. Muddy Stilettos, a winner of nationwide blog awards, has recently rolled-out its Guide to now cover most counties across Southern England – watch out for it. Muddy founder Hero Brown gives us the thumbs up! Muddy eats: Native Feasts...

  • 14 February 2016

    LASSCO Goes Native

    We are thrilled to announce the launch of Native Feasts – a Pop-Up Restaurant from Michelin starred chef Chris Godfrey here at LASSCO Three Pigeons in Oxfordshire. Chris and his team will be cooking the best seasonal British produce and serving it up as set menus for diners to share out, divvy up and feast down...

  • 26 January 2016

    LASSCO in Reclaim Magazine,

    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

    Westminster Bridge in London Magazine

    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...

  • 11 December 2015

    Salvaged Delft Tiles

    At LASSCO Three Pigeons we’re just unpacking hundreds of beautiful Dutch tiles. Most of these boxes have been quietly stacked, forgotten, at the back of a warehouse in Northamptonshire since the 1930’s. We have acquired a wonderful cross-section of the stock. Many of the designs are by L.E.F. Bodart who was a celebrated ceramicist working for De Porceleyne...