Lambeth Palace - the residence of the Bishop of London - has several notable surviving features, including the Lollards Tower and Tudor Gateway. The Great Hall, rebuilt, as it says, in 1663 after civil war damage, exults in a magnificent hammerbeam wooden roof.
Liza - Somerset Maugham’s eponymous heroine from his first novel - would still recognise after almost 120 years the brick and timber of the dwellings in surrounding streets. In homes, offices, pubs, gyms, bars and cafes, wooden floors
remain popular as the most natural floor surface. They provide class and beauty – as well as being hygienic, hard-wearing and easy to maintain.
If you enjoy such floors in your building, are they worthy of their environment? Time and wear lead to marks and shabbiness - and possibly more serious damage. Wood floor repair and restoration is the answer. From a Lambeth's professional floor sanding company.
Disruption and mess is minimal with our efficient dust-free machines. We offer flexible hours, so sanding floorboards can be done overnight or at weekends. You will be closed for only a short period, if at all – with little loss of business.
Period and parquet floor restoration is one of our specialist services.
With matching boards and blocks from reclaimed sources, your new floor will have an authentic finish – one as good as, or better than, the original.
Ask us today for your free assessment. With over 20 years’ experience of working on floors in all settings, we will give you the best advice on the restoration package most suited to your needs.
* 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 Lambeth SW8
Please phone us FREE on 08000 076 076 or email for a no obligation quote.
Useful facts about Lambeth:
The London Borough of Lambeth is a London borough in south London, England and forms part of Inner London. The local authority is Lambeth London Borough Council. The name is recorded in 1062 as Lambehitha, meaning 'landing place for lambs', and in 1255 as Lambeth. Lambeth Marsh was drained in the 18th century but is remembered in the Lower Marsh street name.
Lambeth was part of the large ancient parish of Lambeth St Mary, the site of the archepiscopal Lambeth Palace, in the Brixton hundreds of Surrey. It was an elongated north-south parish with a two-mile River Thames frontage opposite the cities of London and Westminster. Lambeth became part of the Metropolitan Police District in 1829. It continued as a single parish for Poor Law purposes after the Poor Law Amendment Act 1834 and a single parish governed by a vestry after the introduction of the Metropolitan Board of Works in 1855.
Lambeth is unusual in that since 1994 the mayor is elected unanimously by their fellow councillors with each of the three political parties supplying a candidate in rotation. The Lambeth Borough website states this underlines the apolitical nature of the mayor’s role and enables them to represent all the citizens of the borough however somehave criticised this arrangement as the council ignoring the political mandate of the voters.
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