The area developed rapidly after the building of the Metropolitan line tube station in 1869. Apart from thefamous exhibition centre, it is best known as the focal point in the capital forvisitors from down under and now ranks as one of West London’s most cosmopolitan areas.
The red brick of St Cuthbert’s church houses important examples of furnishings from the Arts and Craft movement. Its busy but pleasing interior has an impressive pulpit, along with
screens and stations of the cross.
Redbrick and timber remain the standard for the numerous flats converted from local Edwardian mansions. Wood floors, in particular, remain popular in both dwellings and commercial buildings: pubs, offices, gyms and restaurants. They are practical – hygienic, hard wearing and easy to maintain – and have a natural beauty that adds class and prestige to any property.
If you enjoy such a floor – whether hardwood boards or parquet blocks – you need to keep it at its best. Scratches and marks can lead to a shabby appearance or more serious damage.
It’s then time to call on a professional floor sanding company.
Sanding Wood Floors provide the complete wood floor repair and restoration service in Earls Court SW5.
Old or new - period or modern - we can restore any kind of floor. And to an authentic level, as in parquet floor restoration.We will source matching blocks from reclaimed timber suppliers for a finish as good as – or even better than - the original.
Don’t worry about dust: our sanding machines have a unique collection system that guarantees the job will be virtually dust free. We keep disruption to a minimum too, offering you flexible hours - overnight or at weekends. By working around your schedule, you will be closed for business for the shortest period.
Call us today for your free assessment. Having sanded floorboards for 20 years throughout Greater London, let us offer you the best advice on restoration for your floors. We will help you choose the most appropriate finish of lacquer, oil or wax – for a hard wearing or decorative finish.
* 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 Earls Court SW5.
Please phone us FREE on 08000 076 076 or email for a no obligation quote.
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Useful facts about Earls Court:
Earls Court is a district in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in London, England. It is an inner-London district centred on Earl's Court Road and surrounding streets, located 3.1 miles (5 km) west south-west of Charing Cross. It borders the sub-districts of South Kensington to the East, West Kensington to the West, Chelsea to the South and Kensington to the North. The Earls Court ward had a population of 9,659 according to the 2001 Census. It is home to the Earls Court Exhibition Centre, one of the country's largest indoor arenas and a popular concert venue.
Earls Court was once a rural area covered with green fields and market gardens. The Saxon Thegn Edwin held the lordship of the area prior to the Norman Conquest. For over 500 years the land, part of the ancient manor of Kensington, was under the lordship of the Vere family, the Earls of Oxford and descendants of Aubrey de Vere I, who held the manor of Geoffrey de Montbray, bishop of Coutances, in Domesday Book in 1086. By circa 1095, his tenure had been converted, and he held Kensington directly of the crown. A church had been constructed there by 1104.
Following WWII a number of Polish immigrants settled in the Earls Court area leading to Earls Court Road being dubbed 'The Danzig Corridor'. During the late 1960s a large transient population of Australia and New Zealand travellers began to use Earls Court as a UK hub and over time it gained the name 'Kangaroo Valley'. It was at the time one of the cheapest areas close to central London, and up until the 1990s remained a somewhat down-at-heel district compared to its more upmarket neighbors to the North and East. The area was, for a long time, the place to buy and sell the ubiquitous VW camper van.
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