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  • Restoration Focus

    Posted 02 August 2018

    Restoration Focus

    Here at Westland, we take great pride in our restoration department, with a team of six restorers dedicated to returning items to their former glory.

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  • The Genius of François Linke

    Posted 20 July 2018

    The Genius of François Linke

    Here at Westland London we pride ourselves in having a vast range of fine chimneypieces, but it is only occasionally that we source the truly exceptional..

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  • Free Olympia Art & Antiques Fair Ticket

    Posted 01 June 2018

    Free Olympia Art & Antiques Fair Ticket

    This month, we will be exhibiting at the Olympia Art & Antiques Fair for the first time! We’re delighted to be taking some of our favourite pieces..

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  • Gothic Revival

    Posted 06 April 2018

    Gothic Revival

    The origins of the Gothic style can be found at the Abbey of Saint Denis in Paris. This 12th century structure incorporated all of the features of Gothic architecture, and so became the first truly Gothic building; the prototype from which numerous architects would draw inspiration in the centuries to come. For hundreds of years, the ...

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  • Coalbrookdale Foundry

    Posted 09 March 2018

    Coalbrookdale Foundry

    The Coalbrookdale Foundry is a company steeped in history. Nestled in the deep valleys of Shropshire..

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  • The Gift of Fire

    Posted 01 February 2018

    The Gift of Fire

    Fire has always been viewed with a sense of mystery and awe. A fire is mesmeric and alluring, perhaps even more so when set within a chimneypiece.

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  • Regency Highlights

    Posted 04 December 2017

    Regency Highlights

    Life in the English Regency period, which, in its broadest sense stretched from the late 1790s until the late 1830s..

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  • Autumn Lighting

    Posted 10 November 2017

    Autumn Lighting

    As the days grow shorter, lighting becomes an increasingly important feature in our homes. For style, atmosphere and drama, antique lighting can be the perfect choice.

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  • Classical Inspiration

    Posted 08 August 2017

    Classical Inspiration

    An essential rite of passage for young gentlemen of means and the final step in the completion of their education..

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  • Tremendous Tiles

    Posted 03 July 2017

    Tremendous Tiles

    This month we’re featuring three of our most decorative inserts and grates. Adorned with tiles of all colours and sizes..

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  • Marble Through the Ages

    Posted 08 June 2017

    Marble Through the Ages

    The story begins approximately 1,600 million years ago in the Mesoproterozoic age, long before any vertebrate creature walked the Earth.

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  • Summer Florals

    Posted 08 June 2017

    Summer Florals

    The Great British Summer is underway, and this month we’re showcasing the best of florals.

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  • Francis I’s Salamander

    Posted 08 June 2017

    Francis I’s Salamander

    This month one of our finest new chimneypieces unites exquisite quality with powerful symbolism. It is an enchanting combination..

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  • Latest Acquisition

    Posted 10 May 2017

    Latest Acquisition

    We are thrilled to introduce a magnificent chimneypiece into our collection. Dating to 1750, carved in white statuary marble..

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