Moorgate was a postern gate in the Roman London Wall. Made into a wooden gate in the 15th century, it was damaged in the Great Fire and finally demolished along with the other city wall gates in 1762.
The area today is home to high finance with investment banks and skyscrapers looming over the Roman remains. Yet even these 21st century buildings will have a link to traditional construction - with the use of wooden floors.
Still popular for their beauty - hard-wearing and easy to maintain, wooden floors can eventually require action beyond regular maintenance. Wood floor repair and restoration is efficient and clean – with modern floor sanding. This is a job for the professionals.
So call on Floor Sanding Specialists for the complete floor restoration service in Moorgate EC2.
Wherever your floor - in an office, domestic building, gym, bar or restaurant - we can transform it into a feature that will impress visitors and customers. And add value to your property.
Whatever your floor - and no matter how poor its condition - ask us for your free assessment. We have worked for over 20 years on all kinds of floors and will give you the best advice for your particular needs.
Period floors are also worth repair, with materials sourced from reclaimed wood suppliers. Parquet floor restoration results in an authentic surface that may be superior to the original – given the vast improvements in sanding techniques and finishes.
So call on us for the highest quality in both products and workmanship. You will have a floor to last – and impress staff and visitors with its looks and quality.
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Did you know about Moorgate EC2?
Moorgate was a postern in the London Wall originally built by the Romans. It was turned into a gate in the 15th century. Though the gate was demolished in 1762, the name survives as a major street in the City of London. The street connects the City to the London Boroughs of Islington and Hackney, and was constructed around 1846 as one of the new approaches to London Bridge. The name "Moorgate" derives from the surrounding area of Moorfields, which was one of the last pieces of open land in the City. Today this region is a financial centre, and is home to several investment banks. The street also showcases historic and contemporary office buildings.
The contemporary street of Moorgate runs north from Princes Street and Lothbury at the back of the Bank of England, across the road named London Wall and the location of the old gate, and then continues north. It is located inside the EC2 postal district. After leaving the City of London in the direction of the London Borough of Hackney, the street is known as Finsbury Pavement (which at one time was known as Moor Fields Pavement) and then City Road. The street was constructed around 1846 as one of the new approaches to London Bridge. While the street was formally known as "Moorgate Street", the street part of the name eventually fell out of use.
Moorgate is also the birthplace of John Keats, one of the principal poets in the English Romantic movement. Keats was born in 1795 in the Swan and Hoop Inn at 199 Moorgate, where his father was an ostler. The pub is now called "The John Keats at Moorgate", having previously been known as "The Moorgate Coffee House" and "The Moorgate", only a few yards from Moorgate station.
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