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Is It Possible To Be Trendy With Antiques?

You’ll find plenty of antiques down at the reclamation yard but is it possible to buy those old antiques you like the look of and incorporate them into a modern interior without it appearing old-fashioned? Some people may think of antiques as something an older person would have displayed in the homes of grandparents who…

What’s Your Antique Furniture Worth?

Down at the reclamation yard you’ll find all sorts of old antique furniture from a bygone age where good old fashioned craftsmanship reigned and mass produced household goods were still in their infancy. Antique furniture much like any other type of antique is bought by people who are looking for items that might be worth…

Uses For Railway Sleepers In The Garden

Railway sleepers once used as a platform for Britain’s great era of rail travel are now in big demand in the far quitter surroundings of the nation’s gardens Landscaping gardens can be a tough job that requires lots of heavy duty materials to keep the garden looking neat and tidy and to stop nature doing…

How Reclaimed Victorian Tiles Make A Feature Of Your Fireplace

Fireplace tiles became extremely popular in the UK from the Victorian era. With the rise of consumer culture, several companies began to produce Tiles from Minton to Wedgewood. With a greater proportion of family budgets being spent on decorative items for the home than today, designs became increasingly more ornate. Arts and crafts style hand…

What Are Roof Finials?

Finials have been in use for thousands of years and are believed to have originated in China. You will often find finials in reclamation yards due to their popularity, particularly in Victorian times where finials were widely used from the 1870s onwards. A Finial is essentially a decorative item that you will often find on…

5 Things To Know About Architectural Salvage

You may have noticed your neighbour adding some period features to the garden or perhaps admired some of the antique stones adding character to a new house. The chances are some or all of these items will have been purchased from a reclamation yard at some stage. There are so many advantages to buying building…

Just In – Original Signage

Closed Due to Snow – Just for Today!

Due to snow overnight, the yard will be closed today Saturday 27 December. We will hopefully re-open tomorrow – we will keep the website up to date, so watch out for further news. Hope to see you all soon 🙂

New In – Railway Signage

These are faithful copies of railway signs made from cast iron Would make fantastic presents    

Just In – Old School Work Benches!

Reclaimed Old School Work Benches with Vices – would make fantastic kitchen island units – real talking point! Would look great in a modern or traditional kitchen.   Full of character, real statement piece. Only two available – don’t miss out!