How One Good Thing Leads To Another


Who cannot fail to love London? Amongst the thickets of untidy streets, traffic jams and noisy construction sites, you will come across a rose. There are quite a few of them but The Bloomsbury hotel is one of the best. You’ll need to keep your eyes open or you will miss it. The Grade-II listed […]

Beautifully Floored in Furzedown


Practical elegance that comes with striking hardwood floors   London is full of surprises. And, here, in Tooting is one of them. Seen from above, there are neatly ranked houses in pretty tree-lined streets, parks and commons. But look closer at the street names and you will find “Doctor Johnson Street”. Hello, what’s he doing […]

Balham – Private House

Click images above to zoom in Technology has a lot to answer for. It has diminished the role of the Dining Room and, by doing so, has changed the dynamics of the way we live. Chris and Emily bought a terraced house in Balham and extended the ground floor rooms creating a corridor that is […]

Harvey Nichols – Department Store


Harvey Nichols Showroom The basement area of Harvey Nicholls was closed to the public so a new floor could be fitted Harvey Nichols Exterior This iconic store started in 1831 in Knightsbridge and is still there albeit in a newer building. It exclusivity is recognised throughout the world, a name the epitomises fashion, beauty and, […]

Kate Spade – Fashion Showroom

Click to zoom in Kate Spade almost literally sprang into then retail fashion world in 2013. Today, there are over 40 stores mostly in North America and Europe turning over $4billion. Four of them are in London. We were asked to restore the Kate Spade signature dark hardwood floor imported from the USA, staircase and […]

London Fields – Kitchen


A contemporary Swedish-style kitchen was required in a Victorian terraced house in North East London, close to a park going back to Tudor times. The kitchen was designed by Sola Kitchens taking into account two large windows overlooking the park. Though the kitchen was quite small the planning and preparation had to be precise and […]

Wimbledon Tennis and West Ham – Olympic Stadium

West Ham Football Club The home of Lawn Tennis, Wimbledon It has been our privilege to have fitted floors in two of our nation’s greatest sports arenas: the Olympic Stadium, now The West Ham Stadium, and at The All England Lawn Tennis Club, Wimbledon. Though this is a proud boast, we are prevented by contract […]

Offer Waterman – Art Gallery

Originally situated in Chelsea, Offer Waterman is a privately-owned art gallery now based in the heart of Mayfair. Works of art by some of the most illustrious artists of the 20th and 21st centuries have been exhibited on its walls. The building it now occupies was converted from the old showrooms of William Morris & Co by […]

Percy & Founders – Restaurant


Enter Percy & Founders, an up-market restaurant in Fitzrovia, London, and one is suffused in the warmth of Oak. It’s everywhere! The ceilings, floors, pillars and much of the furniture have the same fawn-coloured timber occasionally relieved by marble and other ceramics. Whilst the ceiling has parallels of plank, the floors contrast with over-sized parquet. […]

Hawksmoor – Restaurants


The Hawksmoor family of restaurants started in one of London’s oldest street markets, Spitalfields, close to the Christ Church built for the East End parish (as it was then) by Nicholas Hawksmoor. Hence the name. Hawksmoor Borough came soon after built in the ‘foodiest’ market in the Country, Borough Market. After researching the world for […]