ANTIQUE DEALERS IN THE BANBURY AREA

1.  About Thyme Telephone: 07969 508166 Antiques and Collectables. Furniture, Linens, Glass, Paintings, Objet d'art - Series of Fairs held at Bloxham Ex-Serviceman's Hall and at Yarnton Antiques Centre, Sandy Lane, Near Woodstock. Ring for more details.

2.   Bob Jones French Polishing Telephone: 01295 269574 Chairs, Tables, Doors etc.

3.   Deddington Antique Centre Laurel House, Bullring, Deddington OX15 0TT Telephone: 01869 338968 This enchanting antiques centre is often described by many as an 'Aladdin's cave of treasures' Deddington Antique Centre is run by tv personality Brenda Haller of ITVs Dickinsons Real Deal and Secret Dealer. Brenda's vast experience is captured by her innovative and unique approach to the antique business. With total recycling in mind not only does she offer 4 floors of wonderful stock for sale but she operates a swap shop system whereby the general public can bring in unwanted or inherited antiques and swap them for other stock within the centre.

4.   The English Furniture Workshop Fairview, Sibford Gower, Banbury, OX15 5RW Telephone: 01295 780799 The English Furniture Workshop sells beautiful hand painted antique furniture. Amanda Ransom, a former student of Central Saint Martin's College of Art and Design sources high quality items at auction and undertakes the restoration and painting herself using subtle colours and traditional wax finishes. Items range from large welsh dressers to small chests of drawers and blanket boxes. As well as selling beautiful hand painted furniture, she also takes private commissions to restore and paint vintage furniture for private clients.

5.   Heirloom Antique Restoration 13 High Street, Bodicote, Banbury OX15 4BX Telephone: 01295 257437 or 07800 794153 Lawrence Mitchell has been restoring furniture for the previous 20 years. With experience of restoring, conserving and making furniture in various parts of the world. He spent the last 6 years working in Perth, Australia. here he started and ran a very successful restoration business serving the upper end of the antique market and restored for the trade as well as for other antique restorers, for local governments and for mining companies.

6.   James Holiday Ltd Wychford Lodge Farmhouse, Hook Norton, OX15 5BX Telephone: 01608 730101 James Holiday specialises in 18th and early 19th century furniture, porcelain and fine arts. He also operates a shipping and courier service and is happy to clear houses. Open Monday to Saturday.

7.   Mark Groethe - Antique Restorations Warwick Road, Banbury Telephone: 07976 040238 Antique Restoration, French Polishing, Furniture Maker, Upholstery service, Antique Tables, Chairs, Wardrobes, Chests and Antique Dealers.

8.   Miles Bovill Antiques Holywell Farm, Wigginton, Nr. Banbury, OX15 4LG Telephone: 01608 737064 Miles Bovill Antiques specialises in 18th, 19th and early 20th Century English, French and other European Provincial Furniture. Our stock includes French provincial dining tables, fruitwood serving tables, English oak dresser bases, French mirrors, buffet bases, coffers, chests of drawers, wine tasting tables, armoires, country dining chairs, writing tables, desks, wacky country kitchen pieces and painted furniture from Hungary, Romania and Russia, as well as decorative objects including pottery and treen.

9.   Paul Barnes Restorations Telephone: 01295 268189 or Mob: 07957 655028 I have 37 years experience in all manor of antique furniture restoration and conservation including French polishing and the repair of Blue John ornaments and all manor of clock cases. My aim is to provide sympathetic restoration to a high standard at a reasonable cost. All work is carried out using traditional materials and methods. I can supply free on site estimates including written estimates for insurance purposes.

10.   Slade's Antiques & House Clearance Unit 5c, Brailes Industrial Estate, Winderton Lane, Lower Brailes, OX15 5JW Telephone: 01608 686578 or Mobile: 07931 959030 Slade's Antiques specialises in buying and selling a wide range of antiques & collectables. We also offer a comprehensive individualised house clearance service. No-obligation quotes provided for purchasing individual items through to complete house & estate clearances - no job too big or too small. We are based in Oxfordshire, but travel nationwide. You will find us professional, honest and reliable. All enquiries welcomed.

11.   Peter Truman & Stephen Bates Classic Works, Station Road, Hook Norton OX15 5LS Telephone: 01608 730433 Antique Restoration. Insurance Work Undertaken.

12.   Victorian Pine Old Chapel, Cross Hill Road, Adderbury, OX17 3EG Telephone: 07753 492651 Always a good selection of Antique Pine furniture & 'Distressed' Painted Pine furniture available from our showroom. Including Antique pine 'knock-down' wardrobes, Old pine & Antique pine chests of drawers some painted & some stripped, kitchen cupboards, kitchen tables, dressers, bookcases, benches, etc.