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Metroretro Ltd

Metroretro has grown from a Camden Market stall in the early 1990s, via two London shops to a warehouse-based online business supplying commercial and private customers with an eclectic mix of vintage furniture and decorative props.

In the last ten years a range of our own furniture has also been developed incorporating reclaimed materials, all handmade in East Anglia.

The prop hire side of the business incorporates all of the stock for sale, in addition to items only available to hire. Situated on a farm in rural Essex, the warehouse and workshop are open by appointment.

Please call Saxon on 01245 363 764 or email sales@metroretro.co.uk with any enquiry.

New Additions


A heavy duty factory trolley, cast iron uprights with cast iron wheels, all other metal elements are 3mm plate steel. There are two wooden packers at the back of the trolley to make up the height to the top on the uprights. The front upright panel on the lower tier can be removed to give a flat shelf. This trolley was originally from the Footprint Tools factory in Sheffield, we have two available.

  • 92cm wide x 52cm deep x 76cm high
  • lower shelf 30cm high


A wooden top polished six section steel workshop shelving unit.

  • 97cm wide x 31cm deep x 94cm high
  • each section 43cm wide x 27cm high


A polished steel medical trolley with two drawers, 10mm glass top with 6mm glassĀ bottom shelf. The trolley was bought without glass so these are replacements made from toughened glass with polished bull nose edges and radius corners following the profile of the trolley body.

  • 83cm wide x 49cm deep x 98cm high
  • bottom shelf 38cm high
  • top shelf 95cm high
  • internal height between drawer and bottom shelf 35.5cm


An oak postal sorting table with plywood pigeon holes. Original paintwork. Makers mark to underside of table 'John.F.Sjostrom Co. Philadelphia PA' Dated 1939. Can be dismantled for transport and installation.

  • 179cm high x 119cm wide x 60cm deep
  • desk height 72cm
  • worktop area 113cm x 31cm


This flat bed trolley was originally used to move engine parts around a commercial vehicle workshop in Essex. Polished steel frame with cast iron wheels. The plank top has been sealed with a low sheen lacquer. The front axle is steerable but we have fitted a bolt through the turntable to keep them straight, this can be easily removed if necessary. The towing hook on the back of the trolley can be removed if required.

  • 122cm wide x 69cm deep x 44cm high


A rare locker, with two drawers underneath the doors and unusually, deep enough for a rail to hang clothes on hangers, polished and lacquered, doors fitted with roller catches.

  • 184cm high x 61cm wide x 54cm deep
  • each door 134cm x 26cm