EST'D 1981

French Polishing Experts

Simon van der Cruyssen French Polishing is a family firm established in 1981 – expert in all types of French Polishing and Wood Refinishing.
We work with clients across London and Surrey, particularly in Knightsbridge, Belgravia, Kensington, Chelsea, Fulham and South West London.
The skills we provide include stripping, staining, colour matching and repolishing:
  • Panelling
  • Staircases
  • Handrails
  • All Types of Furniture
  • Doors – Interior and Exterior
  • Kitchen Worktops
  • Bartop Restoration
  • Polishing of all New Wood Joinery
  • Traditional Shellac and harder-wearing Lacquer Finishes
Who We Are

About Us

Simon Van Der Cruyssen French Polishing was started by my late father, master polisher Francis Henry Van Der Cruyssen (1917 – 1997). After I gained the City and Guilds qualification at the London College of Furniture, my father taught and guided me in the trade.

Celebrating over 40 years in business !
Our Expertise

Our expertise extends to any and all types of wood.

Typical woods we polish and work with are:
• Ash
• Oak
• Yew
• Pine
• Walnut
• Mahogony
• Teak
• Rosewood
• Maple
• Cherry
• Beech
• Iroko
• Wenge

Our Clients

The People and Companies we’ve worked with over many years include:
  • Lynda La Plante
  • The Cobham Park Estate
  • Society of the Sacred Heart (Roehampton)
  • Coombe Wood Golf Club
  • The Stage Golfing Society (Richmond)
  • SB Construction (Surrey) Ltd
  • The Manor Fields Estate (Putney) Ltd
  • Jack Knowles and Son (Putney) Ltd
  • Attic Conversions Ltd
  • Galower Builders Ltd
  • The Petersham Hotel
  • Warren House (Kingston)
  • CALA Homes (South Home Counties) Ltd
  • CALA Homes (Thames Region) Ltd
  • Wandsworth Borough Council
  • Stopps Ltd
  • Cumberland & King Ltd

Contact us

Feel free to contact us anytime on the phone or by email… 

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