Category Archives: LASSCO Three Pigeons
9 February 2013
LASSCO Brunswick House trades as usual this weekend, Saturday & Sunday, as the advanced masterclass of high-level crane logistics unfolds around us. Ever since the tragic events of January when a helicopter collided with the lofty tower-crane at the rear of Brunswick House (see previous post here), Nine Elms Lane has been closed to traffic...
23 January 2013
This week’s Wall Street Journal has a wonderful write up about Peter Hone, our resident Master Plaster Caster, his complicated career and his triumphant gallery here at LASSCO Three Pigeons. Orders are coming in for his delicate plaster casts of architectural details and sculptural fragments. They can all be viewed in our so-called Hone Exchange...
4 January 2013
If you’re off to the cinema to spend a couple of hours with Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway et al in the new film adaptation of “Les Misérables” – look out for some beautiful wrought iron gates from LASSCO Three Pigeons! These gates have had a wonderful life. We suspect that they started life as altar-gates...
13 June 2012
23 February 2012
At LASSCO Three Pigeons we have discovered that our shop is the star, or at least one of the settings, in a fiction by the celebrated author and broadcaster Will Self. Curiously, each of his 1994 collection of short stories, collectively titled “Grey Area”, is hinged around the stretch of the M40 motorway from Beaconsfield...
24 September 2008
Balmy summer days with a Moroccan flavour. Galatea wearing a gorgeous stole and hat made of ….snow! The front of the showrooms… The front approached from the car park Looking at the front as the sun sets. The shop lit up at night at Christmas time Looking at the building...