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DREW PRITCHARD SALVAGE HUNTER IS BACK WITH A NEW SERIES
From salvage yards to stately homes, museums to linen mills, even fairground businesses to factories, Drew Pritchard, one of the UK’s leading architectural salvage dealers, returns in a brand new ten-part series to hunt down quirky and unusual antiques to acquire and renovate.
Salvage Hunters returns to Quest - Freeview Channel 37 from Thursday 30 September 2015
Always on the hunt for elusive and rare gems, decorative antique expert Drew’s client list ranges from royalty to Hollywood stars. His track record includes discovering a genuine 10th Century William Morris collection of stained glass worth over £100,000 – what will he unearth in this series for his team of renovators, wood carvers, upholsters and guilders to restore?
The salvage supremo’s antique adventures take him to manor houses across the UK, discovering a design classic in Norfolk that captures his heart; a stunning home in Oxfordshire features a classic exterior hides a quirky interior; a Bristolian mansion visit leads to the discovery of a rare and exciting find and in one of the world’s finest stately homes in Northern Ireland Drew unearths unloved and long forgotten treasures.
A thirteen acre reclamation yard in Newcastle offers huge potential as does a two floor antique shop in Edinburgh. A recently closed department store in Uxbridge leads to an almighty antique shopping spree whilst Drew’s knowledge is tested in the world of cycling, motoring, hovercraft and even fairground memorabilia and antiques during his nationwide travels.
The series also sees Drew take a trip into Europe in search of Teutonic treasures visiting fairy tale castles to trade with Counts and Barons. But can he persuade his German counterparts to part with their valuable collectibles?