What Sorts Of Things Can You Expect To Buy At A Reclamation Yard?

One of the main attractions of visiting a reclamation yard is you never know what you will find let along expect to buy. A reclamation yard will have anything from reclaimed building materials to furniture and unusual antiques on display at any one time. This makes a visit to more of a voyage of discovery




Reclaimed Chimney Pots Given New Life In Our Gardens

Chimney pots have a long and rich history even if nowadays we see less of them put to the use they were intended for. Coal fires have largely been replaced by more modern forms of heating as people have turned to cheaper and greener ways to heat their homes. In densely populated areas, chimneys have




Luxury British Design Looks To The Past For Inspiration In 2017

When you look at the latest trends in design coming from cities like Paris, you may not expect to see lots of inspiration from history but this is exactly what we will be seeing this year. This is good news if you are looking to invest in antiques or source some historical items from the




Garden Planning for Spring

Spring is in the air and for some of us it’s time to start looking at the garden again after what seems like a very long winter has come to an end. A lot about spring gardening involves tidying things up, making sure the lawn is mowed and sweeping away any debris that may have




Will Britain Become The First Country To Ban The Sale Of Ivory Antiques?

The UK government is currently considering a total ban on the sale of ivory antiques to set an example to the rest of the world as elephants come under the very real threat of extinction. Nobody who loves animals will knowingly buy antiques made from ivory if they had any idea how that decision helps




Ikea’s Real Impact On Antique Furniture

Prices for antiques are now at their lowest in relative terms since the 1930s and it’s all Ikea’s fault according to many articles circulating in the media. So are things really as bad as they are saying? Ikea certainly seems to have gone from strength to strength and there is no doubt it has staying




From model motorcycles to iron dog bowls we have plenty of surprises for 2017

If you haven’t visited us for a while or indeed if you have yet to visit, we have plenty of new stock arriving at the reclamation yard at this time of year. Many of the items that have arrived this month with people braving the wet and windy weather to come along and browse. Fortunately,




Key Antique Trends To Watch In 2017

2017 is set to be another exciting year for antiques and collectibles so what exactly lies in store and what are the key trends to watch out for? What is looking apparent already is the appetite among buyers of antiques remains strong. While the prime markets will continue to see a focus on blue chip




Why Buy Vintage This Christmas?

Are you stuck for ideas on what gifts to buy this Christmas? Then come along to Beeston Reclamation and find something unusual you won’t find in any high street shop. At this time of year much of the pleasures of Christmas shopping is taken away by crowds of people marauding through shops that struggle to




The Best Paints To Go With Period Interiors

Every period in history has its own prominent colours. Of course we don’t have the benefit of colour photography to look back on and tell us what those colours were but plenty of records have been found via illustrations and even old layers of paint to give us a clear idea of the colours used.