Named after the Second Earl of Leicester who bought the fields here in the 1630s, the area was laid out as a Dutch garden one hundred years later. From being the abode of the rich, by the end of the century it had become a centre for public entertainment. A character that it has retained to this day as the heart of the West End and UK’s cinemaland.
From the Art Deco of the Odeon in its 1930s’ heyday to today’s multiplexes, wood has played its part in stairs, galleries and floors. Wood floors - modern or period, as parquet blocks or hardwood boards - remain the benchmark for practical use combined with beauty. Durable and easy to maintain, they add class and a sense of pedigree to domestic and commercial properties.
The pounding of feet will eventually cause wear, marks and more serious damage. When your floors - in a café, office, bar or restaurant - are looking in need of a facelift, a simple solution awaits. Floor sanding from a specialist company.
After 20 years’ in the business, we can restore any type of wooden floor from any condition. We will repair or replace any damaged boards and follow by sanding the floor to create a smooth finish. The bare wood is then ready for the sealant of your choice: lacquer, wax or oil depending on the balance between beauty and hard wear.
Our modern sanding machines offer a dustfree job. Flexible working - overnight or at weekends – also keeps disruption and loss of business to a minimum.
Ask us for your free assessment. You will get not only the best advice for your flooring needs – but a job performed to the highest levels of workmanship – and only using the best quality products.
Aftercare is an indispensable part of our service. We will help you to keep your new floor looking good – and giving great service 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
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Did you know about Leicester Square?
Leicester Square is a pedestrianised square in the West End of London. The Square lies within an area bound by Lisle Street, to the north; Charing Cross Road, to the east; Orange Street, to the south; and Whitcomb Street, to the west. The park at the centre of the Square is bound by Cranbourn Street, to the north; Leicester Street, to the east; Irving Street, to the south; and a section of road designated simply as Leicester Square, to the west. It is within the City of Westminster, and about equal distances (about 400 yards / 370 metres) north of Trafalgar Square, east of Piccadilly Circus, west of Covent Garden, and south of Cambridge Circus.
The Square is named after Robert Sidney, 2nd Earl of Leicester, who purchased four acres (1.6 hectares) in St. Martin's Field in 1630; by 1635, he had built himself a large house, Leicester House, at the northern end. The area in front of the house was then enclosed, depriving inhabitants of St Martin in the Fields parish of their right to use the previously common land. The parishioners appealed to King Charles I, and he appointed three members of the Privy Council to arbitrate. Lord Leicester was ordered to keep part of his land (thereafter known as Leicester Field and later as Leicester Square) open for the parishioners.
Leicester Square is the centre of London's cinema land, and one of the signs marking the Square bears the legend "Theatreland". It is claimed that the Square contains the cinema with the largest screen and the cinema with the most seats (over 1600). The square is the prime location in London for world leading film premières and has seen blockbusters including Harry Potter and James Bond film series, Avatar, Alice in Wonderland, and animation films such as Shrek; and co-hosts the London Film Festival each year. Similar to Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, the square is surrounded by floor mounted plaques with film stars names and cast handprints.
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