Clare and the surrounding area is in the forefront of tourism in the South Suffolk/Essex borders and has become internationally recognised as an area for the antiques trade. The popular televisionseries Lovejoy was filmed in the antique district surrounding Clare, Cavendish and Long Melford and there is plenty to see in these areas today. Clare Castle Country Park is directly opposite Clare Antiques and Interiors. It is a beautiful area for walks, picnics and play.
Nestled in the courtyard at 'The Old Dairy', Vintage Mischief is a gallery of ideas and innovation to stimulate your mind and add a facet to your home. Blending art - Furniture - Fashion - Ceramics -Jewellery and gifts, with tea and coffee always on the go.
E. W. Cousins & Son sell antique furniture from Early 18C Oak to Edwardian Sheraton style inlaid furniture. Georgian & Victorian Mahogany Furniture for the lounge, library, entrance hall, bedroom &dining room, always a large stock. Established in 1920 by Edward Cousins the firm is now run by his grandsons John & Robert who took over from their father Mr E. 'Ted' Cousins on his retirement in 2003. The business consists of 25,000sq.feet in various warehouses within Ixworth.
The Risby Barn Centre is often refered to as the 'Shopping Centre in the countryside'. It was set up in its present form in 1986 by owner Richard Martin. Since then it has grown and developed intowhat you see today. It features Two Antique Centres, a Garden Centre, Coffee shop, Sewing centre called the Cosy Cabin and a number of smaller businesses.
I left school at 16 years of age and began a four year engineering apprenticeship with British Road Services specialising in my final year in Turbine and Turbo Technologies. At twenty years of age Ithen entered a career in the Oil Industry with Vetco Gray as an Installation and Production Engineer specialising in Wellheads, Completions and Entire Shutdown Systems, later pioneering the SMS systems for National Oil Well.
Situated in the heart of the pretty market town of Woodbridge, Woodbridge Antiques Centre has over 20 showcases exhibiting pieces from a variety of antique and vintage dealers so there is alwaysplenty to choose from. This website shows just a small taste of what we have available, there is a much bigger selection on show at our Antiques Centre in Woodbridge, Suffolk.
English and Continental Antiques is a long established family business situated in the centre of the pretty North Suffolk market town of Eye, which is blessed with historic buildings, cafes and artgalleries. The business specialises in antique furniture, art and porcelain, in fact everything for the interior or exterior. There are also a range of ancillary services on offer, which include restoration, re-upholstery, interior design and furniture logistics.
Snape Antiques & Collectors Centre first opened its doors in 1992. Since then we have built up a diverse and eclectic mix of quality antiques and collectors items from over 40 independant dealers.Over the years we have been featured on TV and in many magazines and have supplied props and clothing for many Films, TV and Theatre shows. Specialists are encouraged and the terrific range means that there is always something for everyone.
In 2011 Lisa and her children moved to Woodbridge, and now live in a lovely grade two listed town house with the double fronted interiors shop incorporated. 10 Church Street specialises in Antique andCountry Furniture, Folk Art, Decorative and Interior Design as well as offering modern ceramics and an eclectic mix of ever changing things old and new - sourced from Europe and beyond.
Rick has been dealing in antiques for the past 15 years based in Ipswich Suffolk. The trade of restoring antique pine furniture was his first step into the antiques field when he was taught by hisfather-in-law, David Finbow, to source restore and sell Victorian pine items. Rick has worked at Heritage Reclamations in Sproughton Suffolk for the last seven years where he has had hands on experience of all aspects of period building materials from bricks to ironmongery.
Antiques are the life blood of our family business, School Farm Antiques provide kitchen and dairy furniture with a distinctive cottage style. Visit our shop in Bungay to discover inspiration frombygone eras. Our helpful and friendly staff are at hand to help you find interesting and unique items. For outdoor activities you are well catered for with boating on the Waveney and many picturesque rambling routes.
London House Antiques has been established in Felixstowe since 2011, selling an assortment of antiques, vintage and retro items, as well as antique furniture, which has been painted and distressed inour bespoke 'London House' look. Joseph Kennedy, owner of London House, started his career as a french polisher. After gaining over a decade of experience restoring antiques, Joseph developed his own style of painted furniture.
Richard Anthony Rush Antiques specialises in English period furniture ranging in date from the early eighteenth century to the late nineteenth century. Every piece has been carefully chosen & restoredpersonally by Richard himself with an emphasis on originality & preservation on patina.
Ben Goodbrey first established Bed Bazaar in 1984, at the tender age of 16. After having a difficult time at school as a result of his dyslexia, Ben was inspired to start an antique bed business byhis uncle, David Abbott, an established dealer in antique bedsteads. Also, both Ben's parents and sister are antique dealers. In its early days, Bed Bazaar was run from Mr Goodbrey's home, with a workshop measuring 6' x 12' and an old bureau as an office.
We are a local family-run independent jewellery shop, established in 1978. Selling new and second hand diamond set jewellery and a large selection of 9 carat gold chains and bracelets, in yellow andwhite gold. Certificated diamonds supplied and set to your own custom design. Daily jewellery repairs are undertaken on the premises and we also do valuations for insurance and probate.