Having progressed from an area noted for hides and tanning to the mass-produced biscuits from Peak Freen’s factory, the Bermondsey of today is a mixture of estates and dockland history in the shadow of Tower Bridge.
Buildings old and new enjoy the dependable materials that have been of service for centuries – such as timber in wooden floors. Their durability and beauty adds value to your home, office, bar, restaurant, school, shop and gallery.
So if your floor is sliding into resigned middle age - or has endured worse damage – it’s time to give it a new lease of life with wood floor repair and restoration.
Call on Sanding Wood Floors for wood floor finishing and polishing throughout Bermondsey SE1.
Whether your floor is modern or period - hardwood boards, parquet blocks, bamboo or cork – we can restore it from any age and condition. After making repairs to the timber, we sand to a smooth finish. Staining may then change the colour – before finishing with the fresh protection of lacquer, natural oil or hard wax.
Any mess will be minimal as our modern cylinder machines collect virtually all dust. And we’ll ensure brief closure and loss of business by working flexible hours - at weekends or overnight - to suit your schedule.
Period floors are a speciality. For parquet wood floor renovation, we repair damaged area with matching blocks. The new floor may surpass the original - given the improvements in floor care products and restoration techniques.
So ask us today for your free assessment. You’ll get the best advice and top quality materials – for a floor to last and treasure 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 Bermondsey SE1
Please phone us FREE on 08000 076 076 or email for a no obligation quote.
For a truly professional job in Bermondsey SE1 - contact us today!
Useful facts about Bermondsey:
Bermondsey is a district in south London, and a part of the London Borough of Southwark. To the west of Bermondsey lies Southwark, to the east Rotherhithe, and to the south, Walworth and Peckham. Southwark London Borough Council has divided the borough into a number of community council areas. The wards of Grange, Riverside and South Bermondsey form the Bermondsey Community Council area.
Bermondsey used to be known for its abbey, founded in 1089, which stood where Bermondsey Square is now. Two queens died there: Henry V`s Kate, Catherine de Valois, who was sent here after it was discovered she had secretly married a Tudor after Henry`s death and Elizabeth Woodville, wife of Edward IV. To the subsequent nunnery came Florence Nightgale, seeking sanctuary from popular acclaim on her return from the Crimea.
As it developed over the centuries, Bermondsey underwent some striking changes. After the Great Fire of London, it was settled by the well-to-do and took on the character of a garden suburb especially along the lines of Grange Road, as Bermondsey Street became more urbanised, and of Jamaica/ Lower Road. A pleasure garden was founded there in the 17th century, commemorated by the Cherry Garden Pier. Samuel Pepys visited "Jamaica House" at Cherry Gardens in 1664 and recorded in his diary that he had left it "singing finely".
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