SIMON VAN DER CRUYSSEN

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FRENCH POLISHING

WOOD REFINISHING

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EST'D 1981

Who We Are

Simon van der Cruyssen is a family firm established in 1981 expert in all manner of French Polishing and Wood Refinishing.
We accommodate clients across London and the Home Counties, especially in South West London and Surrey, undertaking: stripping, staining, colour matching and repolishing.
Typical works include:
  • Panelling
  • Staircases
  • Handrails
  • All Types of Furniture
  • Doors – Interior and Exterior
  • Kitchen Worktops
  • Polishing of all New Wood Joinery
  • Traditional Shellac and harder-wearing Lacquer Finishes
Who We Are

About Us

Van Der Cruyssen French Polishing was started by my late father, master polisher Francis Henry Van Der Cruyssen (1917 – 1997), who after my gaining the City and Guilds qualification taught and guided me in the trade.

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

Companies we’ve worked with over many years include:

  • Cumberland & King Ltd
  • Stopps Ltd
  • Wandsworth Borough Council
  • CALA Homes (Thames Region) Ltd
  • CALA Homes (South Home Counties) Ltd
  • Warren House (Kingston)
  • The Petersham Hotel
  • Galower Builders Ltd
  • Attic Conversions Ltd
  • Jack Knowles and Son (Putney) Ltd
  • The Manor Fields Estate (Putney) Ltd

Contact us

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

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