The vibrant cultural heart of London – the Barbican symbolises the way our great city has renewed itself over the centuries. Along with the predominance of modern building in glass and concrete, traditional materials continue to be popular. Wooden floors are the proof that timber is not only beautiful, easy to maintain and hard wearing - it is the basis of an asset that adds value to a property.
And yet - whether the floor consists of parquet blocks or hardwood or engineered boards - everyday wear and neglect can take their toll.
So when your floors are in need of refreshment - it’s time to take action.
The solution? Wood floor repair and restoration – from a professional floor sanding company in Barbican EC2.
Whether in a domestic building, office, gym or restaurant, we can transform a tired or damaged floor into a feature that will enhance your environment – and impress visitors and customers. Floor sanding with dustfree machines is clean and efficient – and allows us to return your floor – in a very short time – to its original condition. Sometimes it can even be better: modern wooden floor restoration techniques and products are a great advance on those available when many floors were first installed.
And if you are fortunate to have a period floor - such as the parquet blocks so popular from the 1930s to 1950s - we are up to the task. We source original floor materials to ensure an authentic match in restoring parquet floors..
And don’t worry about losing business through disruption and closure. We can work overnight or at weekends to suit your schedules. Allow us to assess your floors – with no obligation. You’ll get the best advice from a floor sanding company with over 20 years’ experience. You’ll also receive unrivalled aftercare surface.
We want to make sure that you continue to enjoy the benefits of your floor for years to come.
* a free assessment at your home
* set prices to meet your budget
* the best advice on repairs, restoration and sealing
* friendly, efficient teams working to the highest standards
* modern machinery producing minimal mess and disruption.
* maintenance tips and advice for your restored floor
* Phone or email for a no obligation quote.*
*For a truly professional job throughout the Barbican
Please phone us FREE on 08000 076 076 or email for a no obligation quote.
For a truly professional job in Barbican, EC2 - contact us today!
Did you know about Barbican?
The present Barbican district is generally regarded as being roughly equivalent to the location and size of the medieval walled town of Sutton. A barbican is a fortified gate, and here the name probably derives from the 'Castle Barbican' which was an entrance to the late medieval fortress that guarded access to the Cattewater, prior to the building of the Royal Citadel. For centuries the Barbican was home to Plymouth's fish market (now relocated to the other side of the harbour) and is still home to many fishermen.
Places of interest in the Barbican include the National Marine Aquarium (technically in Coxside) which is one of the larger aquariums in Britain and has one of the deepest tanks in Europe; the Elizabethan House, an old house built in the early 16th century, now used as a museum; the Mayflower Steps near where the Pilgrims finally set off in the Mayflower for the New World in 1620, which is described in the nearby visitors' centre; and the studio gallery of the late painter and eccentric Robert Lenkiewicz, who lived and worked on the Barbican for many years deriving much of his inspiration and income from the local community.
A grey and unattractive concrete fortress from the exterior, the Barbican houses over 2, 000 flats of varying styles, builts in the ‘70s. This ‘city within city’, originally intended as council flats (although most are now privately owned), consists of residential blocks linked by confusing raised walkways. Flats range from studios to 5-bedroom luxury penthouses. Next door is the renowned arts centre, a music school and an independent secondary school. Adjacent to the arts centre is the Grade II listed Golden Lane Estat, council-built in the 60s, with about half of its one-, three-bedroom flats now privately owned.
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