Professional French Polishers London - Wood Floor Maintenance - Antique Furniture Restoration - Modern Furniture Upholstery

Michenuels of London was started in 1993 by three young Antique Restorers, Michael, Henroy and Miguel, (hence our name an anagram) well known and respected Restorers within our Antique trade from Camden Market, Tower Bridge Road Antique Shops and Architectural Salvage, Bermondsey’s Antique Market, Greenwich Market to The Antique’s Warehouse Blackwall.

Working as three young influential Antique Restorers, for the Antique Warehouse (Martin Tillett) owner of the largest independently owned Antique Shop in Deptford, South East London, a well liked and respected trio in the Antique trade, back in the good old days when there was an Antique shop in every town or high street. Miguel had worked previously for Sargents Ltd, a leading Office Furniture suppliers, well known for Restoration and Renovation of all types Antique and Modern Office Furniture and Upholstery of Antique and Modern Soft Furnishings to all the leading Banks Lloyds and Royal Bank of Scotland, The Savoy Hotel and Shops such as Harrods. Laid off from the Antique Warehouse in the last recession 1992, we started our business under the guidance of the Princes Trust, with our new business plan we gained funding and put it to good use, loyal, determined and enthusiastic, our combined French Polishing and Furniture Restoration experiences, from the ages of 16 years which started as a hobby, in our spare time & straight out of a reference book and evening classes at Graville Road, Lewisham, to full time work, has given us good grounding and a meaningful understanding of our trade, background knowledge passed down by way of whats commonly known as a Grandfather Aprenticeship (Alf Harding) which has given Michenuels of London Ltd a combined 88years experience and viable business in both Office Furniture, Antique Furniture Restoration and Floor Sanding.


Our South East London based company has a fully secured workshop, which can cope with the most trying Restoration projects, such as Large Boardroom Tables, to the smallest Hand Finished Occasional Table or Broken French Polished Chair, with a productive Spray Lacquering Booth for managing, Clear Spray Lacquering or Spray Painted finishes for Furniture, Panelling or Flooring.

Our dedicated Restorers can complete all projects onetime by sourcing all our Wood Finishing Materials, where we can from Natural Resource and reputable suppliers on budget- releaving all customers of panic and leaving the hard work and stress to us, to full fill all of our customers' Restoration Project requirements, Domestic or Commercial, Old and New.

All Craftsmen are City & Guilds, NVQ 2 qualified.

As a leading Furniture Restoration company we have been tried and tested over the years and not uncommon for a customer to turn up with Broken Furniture in a black bag, we pride ourselves as a Professional and Experienced company committed to task and our Experienced Restorers are more than capable of Restorations of different types from a Walnut Veneer Car Interior to a damaged Hardwood Floor or Broken Handrail.

So whether it be this year’s model or last century’s you can be sure that our dedicated Craftsmen can Restore your Furniture back to its former glory.


We are proud and privileged to work for our Local Domestic Customers, Small or Large local Builders and Shops, Berkeley Homes, St Georges, St Edward, St James, Berkeleys First, George Wimpey, Crest Nicholson Homes, Volker Stevin Fitzpatrick (Gibraltar), Volker Fitzpatrick, Local Government Buildings, Stock Exchange, White Hall, Mirror Group, Bentley’s, Corrigan’s, The Royal Household Property, Clarence House, and St James’s Palace, Kensington Palace, Commonwealth Secretariat, Cofely Suez, Interserve, Facilit8 and Kilgour Savile Row.


Bespoke White High Gloss Desk

Wimbledon. SW19



Oak Parquet Tiles Restoration

Replaced the Joists, substrate with Marine Ply, supplied and Milled Oak Parquet Tiles and Two Strip Oak and Mahogany Border, heavy machine sand and seal.




Frame Repairs

Private Collection of Oil Paintings