Little remains of old Stepney. Once famous for the inscriptions on the tombs in its churchyard, St Dunstan’s Church is a gratifying survivor of a 1901 fire and WW2 bombings: a statement of medieval certainties among urban desolation and development.
The area - noted for shipbuilding in the 16th century – played its part in Britain’s rise to naval supremacy. Today, timber still persists in land-based construction. Traditional wooden floors remain popular: easy to clean and maintain; combining beauty and hard wearing properties in equal measure. Properly looked after, a wood floor adds value to a property.
And yet everyday wear and neglect can take their toll. leaving a worn dull or damaged floor. The solution? Wood floor repair and restoration – from a professional floor sanding company. Call on Sanding Wood Floors for the complete wood floor restoration service in Stepney E1.
Whether your floor is in a domestic building, school, office, gym or restaurant - simply tired or badly damaged - we can restore it to a state worthy of its environment - and your visitors and customers.
Your floor will be back to its original condition in a very short time. And perhaps even better. With improved products in sanding techniques, wood floor restoration and finishing can produce a floor superior to when it was first installed.
And as for parquet repairs and other period floors – we source original floor materials from reclaimed sources to ensure an authentic match.
And any loss of business or disruption can be minimal. Our flexible hours allow us to work overnight or at weekends to suit your schedules.
Cal us today for you free assessment. We’ll tell you the best means of wood floor restoration and finishing for durability and looks - using only top quality products. Take advice from a floor sanding company with over 20 years’ experience - from working on all kinds of floors.
* 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
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Useful facts about Stepney:
Stepney is a district of the London Borough of Tower Hamlets in London's East End that grew out of a medieval village around St Dunstan's church and the 15th century ribbon development of Mile End Road. The area built up rapidly in the 19th century, mainly to accommodate immigrant workers and displaced London poor, and developed a reputation for poverty, overcrowding, violence and political dissent.
The Manor of Stepney was held by the Bishop of London in compensation for his duties in maintaining and garrisoning the Tower of London. Further ecclesiastic holdings came about from the need to enclose the marshes and create flood defences along the Thames. Edward VI passed the land to the Wentworth family, and thence to their descendants, the Earls of Cleveland. The ecclesiastic system of copyhold, whereby land was leased to tenants for terms as short as seven years, prevailed throughout the manor.
The entertainer Des O'Connor was born in Stepney, as were actors Steven Berkoff, Terence Stamp and Craig Fairbrass, playwright Arnold Wesker, artist Frank Paton, drummer Kenney Jones, musician and writer Jah Wobble, and singer Charles Coborn. In sport, Stepney lays claim to footballers Ledley King, Ashley Cole and Darren Purse, and heavyweight boxer "Bombardier" Billy Wells. Charlie Magri became world flyweight champion in 1983. He learnt his trade at the Arbour Youth Boxing Club in Stepney Green from the trainer, Jimmy Graham.
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