A plaque in Hewett Street marks the spot where the Curtain Theatre of 1577 saw early performances of some of Shakespeare’s plays. The ‘wooden O’ of the theatre, as remarked upon in Henry V, is long gone - but timber still reigns in Shoreditch among pre and post war buildings, in the form of wooden floors.
Wooden floors represent a great tradition in English building and retain their popularity among modern construction. Not only practical - easy to maintain and hard wearing - they add beauty and prestige to property as well as value.
So if you have the good fortune to have such a floor in your building -whether domestic or commercial - make sure it is not being allowed to perform below its best. Whatever its condition, the worst floor can be restored through modern floor sanding.
So call on the professionals: Sanding Wood Floors provide the complete wood floor restoration service in Shoreditch EC2.
Whether hardwood boards or parquet blocks – we can restore any kind of floor. And to an authentic level: where necessary, we source reclaimed timber to bring it back to its original glory.
With over 20 years’ experience of sanding floorboards, we can offer you the best advice on restoration – and the finish that will be most appropriate for your needs, whether hard wearing, decorative or both.
So call us today for your free assessment. With our aftercare service, you will 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 Shoreditch EC2
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Did you know about Shoreditch?
Shoreditch is a district in the East End of London, within the London Borough of Hackney, in England. It is a built-up part of the inner city immediately to the north of the City of London, located 2.5 miles (4.0 km) east-northeast of Charing Cross. The medieval parish of Shoreditch (St Leonard's) was once part of the county of Middlesex but became part of the new County of London in 1889. The parish remained the local administrative unit until the creation of the Metropolitan Borough of Shoreditch in 1899.
The etymology of 'Shoreditch' is debated. One legend holds that the place was originally named "Shore's Ditch", after Jane Shore, the mistress of Edward IV, who is supposed to have died or been buried in a ditch in the area. This legend is commemorated today by a large painting, at Haggerston Branch Library, of Jane Shore being retrieved from the ditch, and by a design on glazed tiles in a shop in Shoreditch High Street showing her meeting Edward IV.
The historic heart of Shoreditch is Shoreditch High Street and Shoreditch Church. In the past the area of Shoreditch was defined by the borders of the parish of Shoreditch which later defined the borders of the Metropolitan Borough of Shoreditch. Since 1965, when the latter unit of local government was dissolved, it has been more fuzzily defined. Hoxton to the north of Old Street was historically part of Shoreditch parish and borough and is still, often, conflated with it.
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