Feature articles

6 November 2014
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Project 46: January 2014 update third floor bathroom transformation
When Stirling invited Granite Transformations to upgrade his 3rd-storey bathroom, as part of his extensive Project 46 refurbishment, the home makeover company leapt at the chance to showcase its elegant agglomerate interior finishes and Trend glass mosaic tiles, in such a futuristic setting. The project would centre on a flow-through bathroom and...
2 October 2014
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Project 46: October 2014 update Hamilton Litesat electrical fittings
Meeting the exacting standards of a living legend with an eye for the exceptional is a pretty tall order for any company but when approached by Sir Stirling Moss to supply decorative electrical wiring accessories for the refurbishment of his 2500 sq.ft. house, over 5-storeys, in the heart of Mayfair, Hamilton Litestat was more than ready to seize...
18 August 2014
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Project 46: August 2014 update Tornado Body Dryer
I knew there was such a thing as a body dryer and wanted one installed in my new bathroom. I contacted Richard Bresnahan via his website www.tornadobodydryer.com He was very helpful and informative, and sent one over from America for installation, pictured in the right hand corner of the shower. If you have never tried one you should. It is...
23 April 2014
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Stirling Moss Race History: 1960 Sebring 12 hours
The regular monthly feature on Stirling's race history returns with an indepth look into the 1960 Sebring 12 hour race. This extended piece features many unseen period images and a detailed and fascinating insight into both the drivers and cars that raced at Sebring that year and the politics that surrounded the event. Stirling raced a...
27 August 2013
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Project 46: August 2013 Update 4 Mumford & Wood windows
Special guest for the launch of Mumford & Wood’s award-winning Conservation™ range, held at The Building Centre, London, was Sir Stirling. A recent customer of the company, he attended the occasion with his architect and building contractor.  “I have nothing but praise for these Mumford & Wood doors and...
25 May 2013
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Project 46: May 2013 Update 3
20 years ago I had a High Density Mobile Storage system installed in the garage at home, as well as in a store room in the basement.  As I wanted to tart up the garage as part of the Project 46 refurbishment, I thought I would need to give the shelving a service.  Andrew Musty, who has been involved in the design and manufacture of space...
24 March 2013
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Stirling Moss Race History: 1956 Sebring 12 Hours - his first Aston Martin race
2013 is the 100th Anniversary of Aston Martin, a marque that Stirling raced many times over the course of his professional racing career, and still drives today. His first outing for David Brown’s team took place at the 1956 Sebring 12 hours in Florida. He had tested the works Aston Martin DB3S at Goodwood in the February of that year...
1 February 2013
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Project 46: January 2013 Update 2
Things are moving on with the update of our Mayfair home, albeit slowly due to my travel and work schedule. Being hands on can sometimes be a curse…!   I have been amazed at the range and quality of products on offer today and it has been an arduous task to reach a decision about the companies I have chosen. One of the first decisions...