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Salvage and reclamation yards.
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Architectural Salvage:

Secondhand building materials are a really valuable resource, and it is important to encourage the recycling of materials. However please don't support the market in stolen architectural antiques -if you believe you are being offered stolen goods, you could check with the extensive listing at SalvoWeb before parting with your money.
 
If you are involved in demolition works, or simply removing out of date components, then why not contact a salvage yard. It may simply save you the cost of disposal, but then again you might make something out of it, as well not contributing to landfill waste tips.


EVENTS 
June -Knebworth House, Hertfordshire
Salvo Fair Salvo Fair is an extesive outdoor exhibition of architectural salvage, garden antiques and reclaimed building materials that takes place late June. Everything is for sale.


FLY TO BUY 
Take part in a new antiques TV show buying antiques abroad and trying to sell them for a profit back home!
Are you interested in collectables and antiques?
Do you like going to car boot sales, fairs and markets?
 
Are you interested in taking part in a new TV antiques show buying antiques abroad with professional dealers and trying to sell them back home for a profit? We are looking for lively and passionate friends and family who enjoy travelling and want to take part together in teams of two in this new TV antiques game show.
 
To apply and for more information please contact Sophie Wells: sophie.wells@rdftelevision.com / 0117 970 7697 

Useful Information

BuildingConservation.com -online information centre for the conservation and restoration of historic buildings, churches and garden landscapes.
 
SalvoWEB -site devoted to Architectural Antiques, Antique Garden Ornament, Reclaimed Building Materials and Architectural Salvage, with links to many dealers in UK, Ireland, France & USA.

Directory of Reclamation Yards and Suppliers:

Bristol (Avon)
Rose Green Tiles & Reclamation -based in Bristol, they supply a wide range of building and ornamental materials, including roofing materials, re-claimed building materials, timber, landscaping materials, garden ornaments, fireplaces and surrounds.
 
Derbyshire
Ripley Reclamation -East Midland's largest supplier of reclaimed floors, doors, architectural antiques and bygones.

Devon
Toby's Reclamation -reclaimed building materials and architectural antiques in Exeter.
 
London
LASSCO -London Architectural Salvage and Supply Co is London's best known architectural antiques company.
 
Nottinghamshire
NAAR -buyers & sellers of architectural salvage and urban reclamation in Nottingham -original fireplaces, doors, flooring & other reclaimed material.
 
Oxfordshire
Upton Wood -specialise in antique pine and oak flooring, as well as beams, doors and other timberwork from their showroom near Didcot.
 
Shropshire
Priors Reclamation -based in Bridgenorth, Shropshire, they specialise in reclaimed timber floors and doors.
 
Somerset
Castle Reclamation -based in Martock, Somerset, specialist in architectural salvage, natural stone fireplaces and 16th and 17th Century reproduction furniture and replica flagstones.
 
South West Reclamation -on the outskirts of Bridgwater in Somerset -specialise in reclaimed Bridgwater clay roof tiles and ridges, an extensive range of new and reclaimed roofing is stocked.
 
Walcot Reclamation -based in Bath, one of the countrys leading dealers in architectural antiques and salvage -the Walcot Street yard specialises in chimney pieces, fireplaces, panelling, doors, wrought iron, bathroom fittings, brassware and the Riverside Depot supplies all types of reclaimed flooring, roofing, paving, oak beams and stonework. Patinated oak and elm flooring is a speciality, plus gates, railings and garden features.
 
Sussex
Redland Architectural Salvage Co Ltd -doors, stained glass, cast iron fireplaces and more from Worthing West Sussex.
 
Yorkshire
Andy Thornton -normally suppliers to the pub and leisure industry, Thorton's claim to offer the largest selection of architectural antiques in the country from their showrooms in Yorkshire.
 
Ireland
E&A Reclamation -Balklymena - Arthur McAuley's experience in architectural salvage stretches back to the early 90's, when designing and building restaurants and bars in the U.S. -reclaimed and new wood flooring, large stocks of antique oak, reclaimed pitch pine and a wide variety of original flooring and paving, antique fireplaces, baths and bathroom fittings.
 
Wilson's -based in County Down, Wilson's call themselves Ireland's largest architectural salvage company.
 
Scotland
Edinburgh Architectural Salvage Yard -Established 1985 By Lizzie & Neil Barrass with a view to providing a wide selection of architectural fittings from escutcheons to carriage gates. Georgian, Victorian, Art Nouveau through to Art Deco. Many items come from the classical buildings of Glasgow and Edinburgh.
 
West Coast Reclamation -suppliers of a variety of reclaimed building / landscaping materials and architectural salvage items in Paisley in the the West of Scotland. Will collect reusable waste free of charge too.

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