First floor used to link two areas
and access to toilets etc. Small mini bar and seating provided.
PizzaExpress allowed us to commission
an artist to provide contemprary artwork, but with a "traditional"
feel. 21 painting were produced by Nicholas Merton- Smith (he has just had
a paitiing accepted in the National Portrait Gallery June 2003)
old tea rooms and adjoining gallery refurbished and repaired. All of the fireplaces
and original features were previously covererd up. There was much local verbal
opposition to the alterations.
PINNER (North London)
main fireplace and the old wall framing were all revealed during the work. Working
with the local Conservation Officers we agreed to open up the wall to connect
the two properties.
The old bread over in a rear room
has been retained, and is a popular room for childrens parties. The oven is
about 6m x 3m and must have kept Pinner well supplied with bread.
Now it only contains a red light
and a few spiders, but everyone has to have a look inside!