Category Archives: News

  • Read More Maidservants' quarters at Brodsworth Hall, Norfolk. 1859 A.D.

    From The Ground Up – Baltic Pine Flooring.

    September 2017

    No salvage or reclamation firm in the Kingdom has as wide a selection of solid, practicable, serviceable historic and reclaimed Baltic Pine floorboards as LASSCO. If you were to enter into almost any building, commercial, public or domestic, built in Britain between the beginning of the Eighteenth Century and the end of the Last War and looked […]

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    Modernist Flat Finishing Touches.

    September 2017
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    LASSCO is offering remaindered and end-of-run batches of historic and reclaimed parquet blocks at drastically reduced rates. LASSCO’s flooring department is often left with batches under 20 square metres of magnificently patinated hard and softwood block which remain from larger orders. When we reclaim a floor of 100 square metres and a customer only needs […]

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    Benjamin Flurolier Lights

    August 2017
    Posted in: News

    LASSCO has salvaged a run of pioneering mid 20th Century industrial lighting from a famous wartime Rolls Royce Factory. The Benjamin Electric Ltd was founded in 1908, barely thirty years after the invention of the electric light bulb itself, and so could not have been accused of exaggeration when they described themselves to be the ‘pioneers […]

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    Bank Holiday Opening Hours

    August 2017

    August Bank Holiday Weekend 2017 In the UK, Monday 28th August is a Bank Holiday. The Opening Hours for the three LASSCO Shops are as follows:   LASSCO Brunswick House – Vauxhall Saturday 26th August 2017                            Open: 10am – 5pm as usual Sunday 27th August 2017                               Open: 11am – 5pm as usual Bank […]

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    Obscure Witness to a Titanic Disaster.

    August 2017
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    LASSCO has acquired a set of cast iron door cases from the original headquarters of the White Star Line – owner and operator of RMS Titanic. Built in 1903-1906 by the firm of H. Tanner Jr, Oceanic House has significance and setting that belies its present anonymity at the confluence of Cockspur Street and Pall Mall […]

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    Bookcases ex The Queen’s College, Oxford

    June 2017

    The late 17th Century Upper Library at The Queen’s College, Oxford University, is one of the finest rooms in Oxford. It houses the largest and most diverse collections of rare books in any of the University Colleges. We are delighted to have acquired a quantity of oak bookcases that, for the past 160 years, have […]