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This company takes pride in sourcing ecologically sound timber from well-managed forests. Expect to find everything from oak, walnut, maple and larch to exotic species such as ipe.
20 England’s Lane, London NW3 (ecora.co.uk)
The location on London’s North Circular might not be especially glamorous, but this place is worth the trip for its excellent selection. The parquet flooring blocks, available in a range of grades, are recommended by photographer Sean Myers for their quality and price. A fitting service is available.
158 Coles Green Road, London NW2 (flooringsuppliescentre.co.uk)
This company has everything you need to create a bespoke design for your floor. Whether you’re looking for hardwood or vinyl, there’s a stylish mix of options by leading new designers such as Kangan Arora and Eve Spencer.
A specialist in polished resin and concrete flooring, Puur – the Dutch term for ‘pure’ – has been evolving and refining its products for the past 25 years, so its knowledgeable team can advise on everything from choosing a floor finish to mixing the perfect shade for your design scheme. As well as installing floors for residential homes, the company has worked on projects for leading brands such as Selfridges, Giorgio Armani and DKNY, so you can expect the very best.
131–151 Great Titchfield Street, London W1W (puur.uk.com)
Senso is the UK’s only supplier of resin floors made from natural plant oil. Plus, all of its products are environmentally friendly and free from harmful substances. Warm to the touch, resin flooring is ideal for creating a seamless look within a home – you can even use it in shower rooms.
The White Building, 555 Harrow Road, London W10 (sensofloors.co.uk)
Founded in 1994 by Dutch entrepreneur Eelke Jan Bles, this high-end flooring company has two London showrooms, one in Marylebone and the other in Notting Hill. It offers bespoke carpets, rugs and timber flooring to a discerning customer base (chef Yotam Ottolenghi is a fan). The expert installation team can offer a whole range of optional extras, such as incorporating soundproofing.
53 Pembridge Road, London W11; 61 Paddington Street, London W1U (solidfloor.co.uk)
There are more than 80 different antique, reclaimed and aged wooden floors on display at this spectacular showroom in London’s Mayfair. Choose from the eight collections, which include luxurious Versailles parquet panels, or commission a bespoke solution from your selected textures, finishes and sizes.
4 Farm Street, London W1 (victorianwoodworks.co.uk)
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