Category : Portfolio

St James's Place
Dec 13th, 2013 | | Commercial premises | Portfolio | No Comments

St James’s Place

Most of St. James's Place was laid out by the Rossingtons, the speculators who purchased Cleveland House and garden. For a time the north-south line of the street was called Rossington Street, but the name did not...

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The Old Deanery
Dec 6th, 2013 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

The Old Deanery, London

The Old Deanery - with thanks to Bradshaw's Hand Book The Old Deanery was built in 1672-73 as the residence of the Dean of St Paul's Cathedral. William Sancroft became Dean in 1664 and was the first occupant. He...

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Aerial view of the Slubice Palace
Oct 26th, 2013 | | Palaces | Portfolio | Recent projects | Residences | No Comments

Slubice Palace, near Plock, Poland

Słubice Palace The Slubice Palace was built in 1789 for the mayor and chamberlain of Gostynin, Jozef Mikorski and his wife Krystyna (née Miaskowska) by the architect Hilary Szpilowski. It remained in the...

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29 Sackville Street - Soane Museum
Oct 11th, 2013 | | Commercial premises | Portfolio | 2 Comments

29 Sackville Street, London W1

Ceiling of the front Drawing room / at John Parker Esqr house in Sackville Street / Mr Parker (in pencil) Sir John Soane Museum1 Background to the Street and House2 On 1st May 1730 William Pulteney3 signed...

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SPAB Door - Thanks to Spitalfields Life
Oct 8th, 2013 | | Clubs and Societies | Organisations | Portfolio | No Comments

37 Spital Square

37 Spital Square - with thanks to Spitalfields Life Spital Square was laid out in the 1720s and 30s on the site of the earlier Spital Yard. That in turn stood on the site of the Augustinian Priory and Hospital (hence...

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Drapers' Arms
Oct 7th, 2013 | | Clubs and Societies | Exterior | Organisations | Portfolio | No Comments

Drapers’ Hall

The Arms of The Worshipful Company of Drapers - (Credit: Marie Lynskey) The Worshipful Company of Drapers is one of the 110 livery companies of the City of London and one of the historic Great Twelve Livery...

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Hyde Park Lodge
Oct 4th, 2013 | | Commercial premises | Exterior | Portfolio | Recent projects | No Comments

Hyde Park Lodge

Hyde Park Lodge is a Grade II Listed building of 1825 by Decimus Burton. It is located at Hyde Park Corner, to the north west of Wellington Arch and west of the Decimus Burton Screen which marks the Hyde Park...

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London Road, Tunbridge Wells
Oct 2nd, 2013 | | Exterior | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Tunbridge Wells

London Road, Tunbridge Wells (before) It is often a straightforward matter when it comes to providing general advice or steering clients towards appropriate paints and paint colours. Having dealt with many hundreds...

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Hampton Court - Kings Staircase 1819 - WH Pyne
Sep 24th, 2013 | | Palaces | Portfolio | Residences | 4 Comments

The King’s Staircase – Hampton Court Palace

The King's Staircase (Credit: Andy Marshall - Fotofacade) The balustrade to the King’s Staircase at Hampton Court Palace was designed and made by the Huguenot ironsmith Jean Tijou. Tijou seems to have arrived in...

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Nos. 1 & 2 New Burlington Street
Sep 23rd, 2013 | | Commercial premises | Portfolio | No Comments

1 & 2 New Burlington Street

Nos. 1 & 2 New Burlington Street In the late 1600s, the Earl of Burlington had acquired leasehold possession of Ten Acre Close, a piece of ground lying north and north-east of Burlington House. Richard Boyle, third...

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