The Footman gets a stylish makeover with a little help from Stories Flooring


Flooring retailer based in Leeds, Story floorsrecently helped transform one of London’s oldest pubs.

The Footman, based in Mayfair, has undergone a major refurbishment before welcoming customers back to its establishment. The team wanted to modernize the pub during lockdown, while retaining its original charm. To achieve this, they worked alongside renowned suppliers and designers, including Stories Flooring.

The pub was originally known as The Running Horse, built in 1749. It catered to footmen who worked in Mayfair homes. Today, it retains its rustic and luxurious charm while offering a modern and exquisite menu.

Each area of ​​the property received its own style during its renovations. The dining and drinking areas have been elegantly modernized, while the upper floors offer a true VIP experience. The team wanted to ensure that the best quality materials were used to breathe new life into the space.

To achieve a luxurious and elegant look everywhere, the Stories Flooring Herringbone Engineered Oak Flooring was chosen. Offered exclusively by Stories Flooring, this engineered wood flooring combines modern appeal with traditional elegance.

Winsford Guardian:

Made with three layers of cross-grained wood, Herringbone Engineered Oak Flooring is suitable for high traffic areas. It can also be installed in spill prone areas due to its natural water resistant qualities. Sold with an impressive manufacturer’s warranty, this practical and durable floor is ideal for commercial environments.

Parquet-style floors are among the most luxurious on the market. Once reserved for the rich and famous, today they are much more widely available. Adding traditional character to the space, Stories Herringbone engineered oak flooring was a great choice to maintain The Footman’s elegant vibe.

Winsford Guardian:

Stories Flooring offers one of the largest collections of engineered parquet at reduced prices UK. Based in Leeds, West Yorkshire, the brand offers a range of exclusive, high-brand floors with up to 65% off RRP. A Kahrs Platinum reseller, he is also known for his vast selection of free samples and his expert advice. The passionate and dedicated team works alongside start-ups and established businesses, helping them develop the perfect workspace.

Story floorsUnit 2 Wortley Business Park, Amberley Road, Leeds, LS12 4BD
Tel: 01133200223


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