Category Archives: timber
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...
8 July 2019
Specialists Pick Occasionally our specialists will be asked to recommend to our customers the best of the best, from timber cladding to fine silver. Wood expert, Harry Amos highlights his personal preference when it comes to variance within the most sought after flooring material in Great Britain: Wide, antique timber. Georgian Pine Harry Amos reflects...
8 March 2018
LASSCO has salvaged a large stock of Edwardian Baltic Pine from a site with a history stretching back to 200 A.D.
26 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...
4 December 2015
Charles Bell House, 67-73 Riding House Street. Like many otherwise obscure buildings in the heart of London, the building now known as Charles Bell House has a long pre-history and an anadromatic consistency of cultural significance. Named after the Professor of Physiology who gave UCL’s inaugural lecture in 1828 it now houses a number...
26 January 2015
In keeping with the current gin craze LASSCO has just taken delivery of over 200 sq m of wide reclaimed pine from a Scottish gin distillery. More sobering but no less exciting newly arrived stock is this Pitch Pine Strip, reclaimed from a school in Hertfordshire with an amazing natural patina. Ready to be laid, (does not...
8 August 2014
Stepney Way Beam Pine is LASSCO shorthand for remilled Principal Joists salvaged from mid 19th Century London commercial buildings. Our first batch came from Stepney Way in the eponymous East End parish. These were large cross section timbers resawn in our sawmills to yield superb and characterful wide boards. The vast majority of pine used in...
22 November 2013
From the Hardy Amies series, ‘Neighbourhood Portraits’. Featuring LASSCO Ropewalk, Maltby Street Market and the musings of our tally clark Harry. See more on neighbourhoodportraits.com