ABOUT B SOUTHGATE

THE SHOP


Ben’s shop is in the heart of East London’s bustling Columbia Road Flower Market, where it has been trading since 2003. His stock ranges widely, from large-scale storage pieces through armchairs to small desk lamps. Pieces typically date from 1900 to 1950 and encompass a diverse mix of useful, beautiful and quirky things for the home.

The shop has been featured in several publications, including Time Out’s London’s Best 500 Shops, Eat Shop London, and the London Design Guide.

  • Established in March 2003 in London’s East End

  • The shop has developed a strong following over the years and is listed in Time Out London's Best 500 Shops.

  • The stock varies from week to week, so there is always something new to see.

THE OWNER


BEN
BEN

Proprietor

Ben spent over a decade restoring furniture in a London workshop before setting up his own business. Over the years he has forged good links with dealers from across Europe, including France, Germany, The Netherlands and the Czech Republic. Ben also has a long-standing relationship with his upholster, guaranteeing a consistently high standard of workmanship.

PAST CLIENTS


Kiera Knightley
David Bailey
Soho House
Russell Brand
Griff Rhys Jones
Ralph Lauren

Just wanted to say thanks so much for getting the chairs to us - we love them - they look fantastic in the room ... we appreciate the great service.

T. Ricci
Old Beaconsfield
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COLUMBIA ROAD FLOWER MARKET


Every Sunday for over 100 years, the stalls of Columbia Road Flower Market have drawn crowds from across London and beyond. Always busy, colourful and vibrant the flower stalls are now complemented by a healthy mix of food and coffee shops, independent boutiques and a couple of great pubs. Anyone who has not yet had the pleasure of visiting will be charmed by the many sights and sounds that this picturesque quarter has to offer.

B SOUTHGATE
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ABOUT
Furniture dealer Ben Southgate sells a wide range of antique and vintage furniture from his shop, B Southgate, at the Columbia Road Flower Market in London’s East End. He specialises in handsome storage and display pieces, leather sofas and armchairs, as well as an eclectic array of lighting, toys and collectables.
CONTACT
  • 4 The Courtyard, Ezra Street, London, E2 7RH, England
  • 07905960792
  • ben@bsouthgate.co.uk