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Fireplace firm to Stephen Spielberg and Buckingham Palace turns 40

PUBLISHED: 14:00 21 January 2015

Ken Kennedy and son Jonathan Kennedy celebrate the 40th anniversary of Acquisitions Fireplaces. Picture: Nigel Sutton

Ken Kennedy and son Jonathan Kennedy celebrate the 40th anniversary of Acquisitions Fireplaces. Picture: Nigel Sutton

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A renowned fireplace firm which counts film director Stephen Spielberg and Buckingham Palace among its clients has celebrated its 40th anniversary.

Acquisitions Fireplaces marked the milestone by refurbishing its three-floor showroom in Holmes Road, Kentish Town, last month.

The company first started renovating antique fireplaces in January 1975. It now restores originals and sells a mixture of contemporary fireplaces and reproductions.

It was recently granted permission to reproduce the original fireplaces at Kenwood House.

Managing director Jonathan Kennedy, whose father founded the business, said: “I feel very proud.”

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