img(height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=2939831959404383&ev=PageView&noscript=1")

Samuel Heath fittings reference Victorian design with a contemporary edge - and have been chosen for London’s Grade II Leinster Square refurbishment

In association with
The Fairfield three-hole basin tap's wood levers evoke the spirit of the Arts and Crafts movement.
The Fairfield three-hole basin tap's wood levers evoke the spirit of the Arts and Crafts movement.

Samuel Heath bathroom fittings, architectural hardware and concealed door closers have been used to help retain the Victorian heritage of six listed buildings overlooking Leinster Square in London’s Notting Hill.

Originally part of an elegant five-storey, stucco-fronted Victorian terrace, the properties were at the point of being placed on the ‘endangered buildings’ list when they were acquired by Alchemi Group, which set about restoring them with the help of English Heritage, architects TateHindle and interior designers Studio L.

The designers were keen to use furnishings and fittings that would retain the ambience of the Victorian era while creating a contemporary feel. The period bathrooms were finished in marble and featured colourful ceramics and it was vital that any new taps, showers and other fittings complemented or co-ordinated with the originals.

Samuel Heath’s Fairfield and Style Moderne brassware fittings were chosen for their understated elegance and allowed the designers to combine the classic with the contemporary. Samuel Heath door, window and cupboard fittings were also used extensively throughout the project and the company's Powermatic concealed door closers were installed on the main entrance doors to the apartments.

‘Being able to source all these elements from a single supplier made discussions around project requirements easy,’ says Laura Marino, creative director and co-founder of Studio L.

  • Samuel's Heath's Style Moderne basin mixer taps with metal levers offer a modern take on the geometric lines of Art Deco.
    Samuel's Heath's Style Moderne basin mixer taps with metal levers offer a modern take on the geometric lines of Art Deco.
  • Polished brass door levers by Samuel Heath have a smooth classic design in keeping with the timeless elegance of the Leinster Square properties.
    Polished brass door levers by Samuel Heath have a smooth classic design in keeping with the timeless elegance of the Leinster Square properties.
  • Samuel Heath polished brass door furniture and Powermatic concealed door closer at Leinster Square.
    Samuel Heath polished brass door furniture and Powermatic concealed door closer at Leinster Square.
123

For more information and technical support, visit www.samuel-heath.co.uk

 

Contact:

0121 766 4200

sales@samuel-heath.com

 


 

Latest

Western modernism came to colonial West Africa and India, but with independence they made it their own. Tropical Modernism: Architecture and Independence follows the story

Locals made ‘progressive, optimistic’ style their own

Bid to be one of six to join a new four-year Somerset and Wiltshire framework, revitalise an historic East of England city centre or help tell the tale of Cornwall. These are some of the latest architecture contracts and competitions from across the industry

Latest: £6m West Country architectural services agreement

Will Burges’ self-build family home in suburban south London is inhabited and looks finished, but this flexible, future-looking house is intended to be a work in progress

It looks complete, but Will Burges’ house is intended never to be truly finished

London calling: why Mexican Fernando Sordo Madaleno de Haro, partner at Sordo Madaleno, crossed the pond to set up a UK office

How and why Mexico’s Sordo Madaleno is setting up up an office in the UK capital

Pen, pencil, computer or even AI –whatever your medium, our drawing competition is open for submissions

How do you see the world around you?