One theory behind the name is that this was common land where livestock was pitched en route to Smithfield.
Famous as the home of the BBC’s former Lime Grove Studios and the 1908 Olympic site at the White City, the area is now a vibrant residential area offering a variety of live entertainment.
The rows of 19th century terraces are testimony to the solid continuity of English building.
Despite the modern claims of concrete and glass, timber remains popular in both domestic and commercial settings. Whether in a home, office, pub, school, gym, gallery or restaurant, wooden floors demonstrate the enduring natural beauty of wood.
They score highly for both durability and ease of maintenance - whether composed of hardwood boards or parquet blocks. Yet wear and tear can lead to a sad and shabby appearance – if not worse damage. If your floors need a facelift, then you need a specialist floor sanding company.
Call on Floor Sanding Contractors for the complete wood floor repair and restoration service in Shepherd’s Bush W12.
We have over 20 years’ experience of restoring floors in all settings from schools,
homes and offices to restaurants, bars and gyms. After repairing any damaged timber, sanding removes the old layers of paint and sealant. Your choice of oil, wax or lacquer then gives a hard wearing finish – with a new colour if you desire a different look.
Work is virtually dust free with our latest sanding machines.
And we work flexibly - during evenings or weekends – to keep disruption and loss of business to a minimum.
And we strive for authenticity in period floors: for a parquet floor restoration, we source matching blocks from our reclaimed timber suppliers. Ask us for your free assessment. You will get the right advice for your floor – with the assurance of supreme workmanship and use of top quality products.
Call on Floor Sanding Specialists for the complete floor renovation service throughout Shepherd’s Bush W12.
* 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 Shepherds Bush:
Cosmopolitan and busy, Shepherd`s Bush has a buyant rental market, especially among young BBC staff. First –time buyers are increasingly drawn to the area, attracted by reasonable prices (a two-bedroom period flat costs around £ 300, 000). Larger houses border Chiswick. The main thoroughfares are Uxbridge Road, Goldhawk Road and Askew Road, all containing a large number of small and mostly independent shops, pubs and restaurants. Loftus Road in Shepherd's Bush is home to Queens Park Rangers.
Shepherd's Bush (also Shepherds Bush) is an area of west London in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, situated 4.9 miles (7.9 km) west of Charing Cross. Although it is primarily residential in character, its focus is the shopping area of Shepherd's Bush Green, the north side of which is home to the Westfield shopping centre, the largest urban shopping centre in Europe. The so Commercial activity in Shepherd's Bush is now focused on the Westfield shopping centre next to Shepherd's Bush Central line station and on the many small shops which run along the northern side of the Green.
The name Shepherds Bush is thought to have originated from the use of the common land here as a resting point for shepherds on their way to Smithfield Market in the City of London. An alternative theory is that it could have been named after someone in the area, because in 1635 the area was recorded as "Sheppards Bush Green". Evidence of human habitation can be traced back to the Iron Age. Shepherd's Bush enters the written record in the year 704 when it was bought by Waldhere, Bishop of London as a part of the "Fulanham" estate.
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