Sunday, 24 January 2016

Upper and Lower Belgrave St, London SW1

Hayward Bros

Hayward Bros

William Pryor and Co, Dalston Junction

Hayward Bros

C Heap and Co, Leicester St
These ornate and beautiful beasts are in the heart of London's diplomatic quarter, littered with embassies and High Commissions. They included new Haywards designs and two new foundries or ironmongers in Heap and Pryor.

Thursday, 21 January 2016

Outer Circle, Regents Park, London NW1

Some of the most expensive property in the world overlooks Regents Park so I was going for some seriously fancy coal hole covers.  Unfortunately,  most are modern  replacements except for this well preserved T Sampson cover from the nearby Euston Road.