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City Guide | Places: 197 Chiswick Fire Station, London

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Address

197-199 chiswick high road London,W42DR

Website
www.no197chiswickfirestation.com

Contact

[email protected]

Telephone

0203 857 4669

No 197 Chiswick Firestation

197 Chiswick High Rd is on FIRE. Luckily, it’s the emoji flame kinda fire — as the folk who’d help put out the real flames have moved on. A more apt classical element to describe the interiors at this new Chiswick neighbourhood bar would be ice — its crisp space is unflappably cool — but that doesn’t fit with the heritage of its locale, so put that in your pipe and smoke it.

Formerly a home to a brigade of west London firefighters, No 197 Chiswick Fire Station opens its doors today as a fourth feather in the cap of Darwin & Wallace; the indie bar group founded in 2012 by Mel Marriott. Here Mel has worked alongside long-time collaborators Louise Davies of Box9 and Lionel Real de Azúa of Red Deer in the renovation of this old station; filling it up with the work of artisans and makers, and reviving its forgotten courtyard space.

Read the rest of the story at We Heart

No197 Chiswick Fire Station
197-199 Chiswick High Road
London, W4 2DR

Website
www.no197chiswickfirestation.com

Contact
[email protected]

Telephone
0203 857 4669

Press

No 197 Chiswick Fire Station, London, UK

The latest installation on leafy, well-heeled Chiswick High Road is a part of the Darwin & Wallace coterie, which also includes No 11 Pimlico Road, No 32 The Old Town and No1 Duke Street in Richmond. No 197 Chiswick Fire Station is housed in the area’s former red brick fire station.

Inside, the cavernous core has been gutted and whitewashed by two local studios, Box 9 Design and Red Deer, who have cannily filled the space with artworks selected by The Hang Up Gallery, pendant lighting, terracotta tiles by Bert and May, handcrafted oak chairs and Instagrammable giant cacti.

Read more at Wallpaper

Featured image via Box 9 Design Ltd; other images from We Heart & Wallpaper

No 197 Chiswick Firestation

197 Chiswick High Rd is on FIRE. Luckily, it’s the emoji flame kinda fire — as the folk who’d help put out the real flames have moved on. A more apt classical element to describe the interiors at this new Chiswick neighbourhood bar would be ice — its crisp space is unflappably cool — but that doesn’t fit with the heritage of its locale, so put that in your pipe and smoke it.

Formerly a home to a brigade of west London firefighters, No 197 Chiswick Fire Station opens its doors today as a fourth feather in the cap of Darwin & Wallace; the indie bar group founded in 2012 by Mel Marriott. Here Mel has worked alongside long-time collaborators Louise Davies of Box9 and Lionel Real de Azúa of Red Deer in the renovation of this old station; filling it up with the work of artisans and makers, and reviving its forgotten courtyard space.

Read more at We Heart

Featured image via Box 9 Design Ltd; other images from We Heart & Wallpaper