Our Local Tradespeople

The following local tradesmen and tradeswomen have been highly recommended by members of the Spitalfields Society – (last updated: 28th January  2017)

 

Builders, carpenters and decorators

HS Restoration Ltd. (Howard Spratt)

h.spratt@btinternet.com 07768 865 966

 

Peter Hoffman (also listed under Plumbers)

peter@aquaforma.co.uk 07837 201 123

 

Caterers

Emma Rock – 07856 506 983

www.seasonsupperclub.com

 

Carpet Cleaning

 

A A Carpet cleaners / Alan Arnold / 01277 374455

 

Paul Hamlett, 07958 498134

 

Innovate Carpets, 020 8970 7987, clean@innovatecarpets.co.uk

 

Janusz who also works as a decorator with Trevor Barnes.

Trevor’s number is 07932966623.

 

Chimney Sweep

 

Ian Dempsey

Cinders   0800 007 5296

 

Cleaners

 

Ruth “excellent cleaner, highly recommended”

07405 269161

 

Coal and log deliveries

 

A E Prentice, 01869 346800, www.coal4you.co.uk

 

Computers

Digital Doctors, 0845 0175539, info@digital-doctors.co.uk , www.digital-doctors.co.uk

 

Conservators

The Conservation Register has list of restorers in many areas – including furniture, clocks, and more

 

Damp Treatment

Ward Damp in NW2 – they are on the web at www.warddamp.com

 

Decorative Artist

Ian Harper – 07779228875, www.ianharper.com
 
 
 
 

Electricians

“Mr Watts Electrical Services   http://www.mrwattselectricalservices.co.uk/

ryan@mrwattselectricalservices.co.uk “

 

Power cuts: www.ukpowernetworks.co.uk

 

French polishing and furniture restoration

(See also “Conservators” above)

 

Britannia French Polishing, 14 Teesdale Yard E2

0207 739 9842

 

Alan Cox, Liverpool Rd, Islington

Will inspect and collect. “He has done some good work for me and he is very straightforward.”

0207 607 6594

 

Neil Gross

neildavidg@aol.com 01279 301625 07850 746 350

 

Paul Norris

www.paleamber.com 07973 620 717   08455 390 509

 

Gardeners

 

Luis “He is excellent”

lmbuitrago4@aol.com

 

Hairdressers

 

LukeJacob

Uni-sex hair salon, 80 Commercial Street, London E1 6LY

02072470078 www.lukejacob.com

 

Handymen – general

 

Daniel

A good inexpensive handyman: 07466 259261

 

Silver Saints

“Not cheap, but extremely professional and easy to get hold of.”

They carry out all manner of plumbing and electrical work

020 7099     http://www.silversaints.com/

 

Locksmith

 

Ryan at City of London Locksmiths, 40 Folgate Street E1 6QL

ryan@cityoflondonlocksmiths.co.uk

07768 587960

24-hour call out and “kindly dropped everything to fix the lock on our front door solving an urgent crisis”

 

Painters and Decorators

 

Trevor Barnes

3 Fournier Street, E1 6QE, 07932 966623

 

Dave O’Meara

07838 255466, david.omara@btopenworld.com (note: name O’Meara, e-mail ‘omara’)

 

Piano Tuners

 

Phil

07957 253849

 

Michael Jacobs

michaelfjacobs@blueyonder.co.uk

Tel 020 7278 6090     0r: 07976 159945

 

Samantha Hewson

157B Pepys Road, London SE14 5SG

Tel No : 020 7732 6769

 

Alexandra Zealey

01737 279494, 07767 352942

 

Picture Framer

 

Adrian Davidson – skilled specialist framer whose prices aren’t crazy!

possible frame, 37d Princelet Street, E1 5LP

020 7377 5545 , info@possibleframe.com , www.possibleframe.com

 

Plumbers and plumber/builders

Norman Bygrave

0800 007 6510

 

Blackwell renovations plumber/builder

 

Russell and Hamish plumber/builder

“If you know him, he’s a diamond. If you can get hold of him he’s very good.”

07958 327 680

 

Norman “First class at installing heating systems.”
07786 117 927

 

Angel Plumbing and Heating

020 7251 3418 07958 416 861

http://www.angelplumbingservices.co.uk/

 

Peter Hoffman

Gas Safe engineer, plumber (registered with the Institute of Plumbing), central heating and boiler specialist, carpenter and general handyman. Can also fit bathrooms and kitchens. “Jack of all trades but manages to be great at all of them at the same time! Peter is a terribly nice, competent, trustworthy man who lives in Clerkenwell. Good rates and able to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends.”

peter@aquaforma.co.uk 07837 201 123

 

Luke Installations: bathroom, kitchen, carpentry repairs

“He is very cost conscious and very excited with the idea of being introduced to projects in Spitalfields – especially considering his interest in historical homes.”

07857 166 869

 

Richard plumber/builder “He is always very good.”
07969 378 757

 

Silver Saints

“Not cheap, but extremely professional and easy to get hold of.”

They carry out all manner of plumbing and electrical work

020 7099     http://www.silversaints.com/

 

Power Cuts See “Electricians”

 

Roofer

 

“I would like to add to your list of recommended trades people a roofer who has now completed three jobs for us. Mr Ronnie Fursse and his staff are very experienced and reliable, with works being carried out to a high standard, with a minimum of fuss and within the allotted time.”

http://www.ntfursseandson.co.uk/

 

Solicitors (for conveyancing, tenancies etc.)

 

Peter Callaghan (Baker Street) 07786 305477

Stephen Clegg of Everys. 01392 848926 or stephen.clegg@everys.co.uk

 

Diane Brodkin from Adrian & Co. (http://www.lawyer-solicitors-uk.co.uk/1575742-lawyer-Adrian-&-Co..html, tel.: 020 7485 8450) for real estate purchase and sale since 1999. I strongly recommend her.

 

Upholsterers

 

Paul Kirby

74 Swanfield St, London E2 7DS
“I found him via the Spitalfields Life blog. If you want foam for upholstering and a fascinating chat about Spitalfields he’s your man!!”

020 7739 1915   07956 806455

 

7 Upholstery

1a Boundary Street, London E2 7JE

“They did a fantastic job on a tub chair and chaise, picked up/dropped off items. They have a good range of fabric samples in their shop.”

020 7613 4925

 

W.J. Cox & Sons

Claybury Hall Farm, Roding Lane North, Woodford Green, Essex IG8 8ND

“They’ve done several jobs for me, all to a good standard, on time and for a fair price, collecting/delivering to Spitalfields by arrangement.”

020 8550 1396

 

William Fountain & Co

68a CobedenRd, E11 3PE info@williamfountain.com 020 4558 3464

 

David Scotcher Interiors

285 Upper Street, N1 2TZ

“I can highly recommend this upholsterer, he will give an estimate, collect the items and return.”

And recently used by a member and found to be excellent.

020 7354 4111/4116

 

Michael Broughton

14 Calvert Avenue (next to Shoreditch Church and Lennie’s just off Arnold Circus)

07973-542-709

 

Rachael South

Bespoke; restoration; design: www.rachaelsouth.com

 

Van – Man with a Van

 

Whitevangentleman.com   “They are very reliable.”

020 7731 0551

 

Window Cleaner

 

Bob

020 3556 1608 and 07584 832417

 

Tony

07980 173544

 

 





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