Category Archives: News
5 October 2020
The LASSCO Ropewalk yard is closed for business from October 22nd when our flooring yard and showroom will be moving to Brunswick House.
9 September 2020
Sale reclaimed parquet There are clearance prices on all ‘job-lots’ at LASSCO Ropewalk this Autumn. When large batches of timber are broken up into smaller quantities and sold the smallest remaining amounts aren’t always enough to cover a whole house. Often they’re only suitable for smaller areas like a boot room, kitchen or hallway. These...
4 September 2020
“There is nothing covered, that shall not be revealed; neither hid, that shall not be known.”
21 August 2020
“There’s ample space for private dining at Brunswick House, a Georgian mansion in Vauxhall dating back to the mid-17th century. The house – which once belonged to the eponymous Duke – is filled with antiques and reclaimed furniture: sparkling chandeliers sit beside spectacular chimneypieces, colonnades and cut glass entranceways. You can hire out all...
6 August 2020
“Where do you get all this stuff from?”. “Who is going to buy that?”…. are recurring questions we are asked at LASSCO. Sometimes we can tell you the whole story: both where something came from, and where it ended up. This is the second of these Lockdown ramblings (the first was “The Tale of the...
4 June 2020
On Monday 15th June 2020: LASSCO re-opens. During the Lockdown we haven’t stopped trading; our skeleton team has enjoyed making fantastic deals throughout the last few weeks, selling remotely via our website. The astute have grabbed glorious bargains in a Lockdown Clearance section of the website (it continues for now but don’t miss it). We...
15 May 2020
If you’ve always wanted to book an event at Brunswick House but haven’t been able to view the location in person, you can now snoop around virtually. Please use the Google Virtual Tour below to browse through our location prior to booking an event. View Virtual Tour If you would...
28 April 2020
JAMES MORTIMER 23rd October 1930 – 20th April 2020 A long standing friend of LASSCO, we first got to know James when he came to St Michael’s Shoreditch to take some snaps for a John Diamond piece for the Sunday Times in the late 1970s. Immediately we warmed to him – a ‘bon viveur’, a ‘roue’,...
16 January 2020
Specialists Pick Occasionally our specialists will be asked to recommend to our customers the best of the best, from timber cladding to fine silver. Architectural salvage expert Harry Amos brings to your attention an exceptional batch of Italian mid century tiles.
9 January 2020
It’s a lesser known fact that the great majority of our prints, pictures and paintings are framed in-house on the top floor Brunswick House by our art department run by Graham Hilleard. Below is a glimpse inside the workshop and a brief introduction to the finer details of antique picture framing. The length...
18 November 2019
London’s Gourmet street-food market, Maltby Street, opens its gates for one of London’s most festive night time experiences. Open 5pm – 9.30pm every Friday Nov 22nd – Dec 20th As the nights draw in and the festive season approaches, Maltby Street Market warmly invites you to Ropewalk for its annual series of...
15 November 2019
LASSCO Ropewalk has begun to introduce a range of carefully selected pop-ups to our arch, No. 37 Maltby Street. The concessions will focus on a slower, more sustainable approach to retail in which the focus is quality and use of materials. All created to last a lifetime or more. SANSHO Sansho works...