With energy prices continuing to rise, it makes better sense to look to your fireplace in the winter months to help you reduce your home heating bills. Believe it or not, now is the perfect time to get your firewood supply in order. To start seasoning your logs for the
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With the summer bringing its warmer weather and lighter evenings, our attention turns to one thing; the barbeque and outdoor entertaining. So why not make the most of your summer and invest in an outdoor fireplace which not only offers you the heat element for when the sun goes down and the evenings get
Choosing the right Fireplace Surround As a fireplace business, we know how important it is for a fireplace to look good and be a focal point for the whole room. If your home is contemporary or traditional, there are several factors to consider in finding the right fireplace surround
Outdoor living areas are becoming increasingly popular every year. One major component of the most enjoyable outdoor areas is a fireplace or fire pit. As with an interior room, an outdoor fireplace becomes the main focal point of a space. It can add relaxed ambience and be a functional place
Spring Cleaning Your Fireplace Cleaning your fireplace now it’s spring will keep it looking as good as the day you had it installed and will ensure its fully functional when it is needed most during the winter months. Spring cleaning your fireplace however by no means replaces having your
St Mary’s Church Street – London Nothing makes a statement quite like bespoke fireplaces. Especially hanging fireplaces from the ceiling. That is why we were very excited to be part of this project that required not only one, but two glass hanging fireplaces for the interior of this London
Bespoke 4-Sided Bathstone Fireplace - Winchester This project of a 4-sided Bathstone fireplace is one of the most unusual and most fascinating projects that The Billington Partnership has worked on. It shows how The Billington Partnership has successfully transformed a client’s vision into reality. The
The Billington Partnership's Guide to Lighting a Wood Burning Stove Everyone has their own technique at lighting a wood burning stove. Also each stove will perform differently to the type of logs you use, and to where and how you position them. After testing out the numerous stoves installed
Grosvenor House Hotel Lobby Fireplace Project The Grosvenor House Hotel in Mayfair went through an £8m renovation of its public areas. This was completed in March 2016. We were very lucky to have taken part in this huge refurbishment. The main lobby’s traditional fireplace was our task. Orbit Architects called us
Traditional Fireplaces by the Billington Partnership Continuing the ‘Top 5’ theme from our last blog, we would like to share with you from the archives our top five traditional fireplaces. As before, we feel that the projects that have been selected show the level of our professional expertise. In