What Is Art Deco And Why Does Its Popularity Endure?

Art Deco can be defined as style which saw its origins in the early part of the 20th century and it has been described as a bridge between art and industry which had been competing against each other. Its aim was to make art accessible to the masses through mass production of furniture and items




Railway Sleepers Perfect For Your Summer Garden Project

You will always find a good stock of reclaimed railway sleepers at Beeston reclamation and these are perfect for a whole range of garden projects. With summer just around the corner and the sunny weather we’ve been having recently, naturally thoughts will be turning to garden projects. You may for example be thinking of adding




How Victorian Furniture Was Built To Last More Than A Lifetime

William Morris the man often associated with the Victorian Arts and Crafts movement famously said “Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful”. This typified the thinking in Victorian times that furniture should be crafted, beautiful to look at and just as importantly fit for




Antiques Maybe From the Past But They’re Also An Investment For The Future

If you are considering buying antiques and haven’t done so before, it is worth visiting us at Beeston reclamation yard first and seeing what’s on offer before spending big. Antiques sales is a business like any other business and you will find many shops on the high street selling antiques for a handsome profit. Often




Reclaimed Yorkstone At Beeston Reclamation

Reclaimed York stone has to be one of the most popular if not the most popular choice among our customers seeking stone for patios or even driveways. For period properties there is simply no substitute and whether you opt to buy your York stone new or old it will always look fantastic when laid by




Reclaimed Yorkstone At Beeston Reclamation

Reclaimed York stone has to be one of the most popular if not the most popular choice among our customers seeking stone for patios or even driveways. For period properties there is simply no substitute and whether you opt to buy your York stone new or old it will always look fantastic when laid by




How To Spot Fake Antique Furniture

Not everything you find is what it seems when it comes to antique furniture even if to the untrained eye everything appears genuine. Spotting the real antiques from the many fakes in circulation is a skill that takes years to acquire but here are some more obvious things to look out for when trying to




How To Care For Old Period Furniture

You will find many examples of period furniture here at Beeston Reclamation and if you are lucky you may pick up a bargain if you are quick enough. Furniture is often sold within weeks of being put on display and sometimes in even less. Our customers know that antique furniture is built to last and




Old Antique Furniture Where To Find It And What To Expect

The appeal of antique furniture continues to endure because there are always plenty of buyers and collectors willing to invest sometimes very large sums of money on high quality items that have been around for 100 years or more. The quality of antique furniture varies tremendously in its condition while certain pieces carry a high




Why Invest In A Vintage Sign?

Isn’t it funny how the things we have often taken for granted over the years suddenly find a new purpose and become valuable? Few people would have expected vintage signs to suddenly become collectors’ items, yet this is what has happened with vintage signs in recent years. This is happening to the extent that they