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The company will open on Ebury Street in Belgravia on April 3 and is part of a new wave of interior design retailers on the street signed up by landlord Grosvenor.

Recent arrivals in the area include Robert Kime and Sibyl Colefax & John Fowler.

Some of Grosvenor’s plans for the area have been controversial for the antiques trade as a scheme around Newson’s Timber Yard on Pimlico Road has forced out some traditional dealers.

Antiques dealer Humphrey Carrasco is among the dealers effected.

“Designers also buy antiques”

However founder of Cox London argues that interior design shops and antiques dealers should work together.

Christopher Cox, who set up the company with his wife Nicola in 2005, said: “The Pimlico Road has gravitas and history. The designers who buy our things also buy antiques. I think I straddle the gap between contemporary and antiques. We need all these unique retailers and dealers in this area, we are all based on elements of design.”

Cox London

Furniture and lighting design business Cox London will open on Ebury Street in Belgravia on April 3. It is part of a new wave of interior design-focused retailers signed up by landlord Grosvenor to have joined the street.

He added: “We are designer-makers whose work is craft-orientated, sculpture based and infused with historical references. I am from three generations of antiques dealers in the Lincolnshire area, and my brother Matthew Cox is also a dealer. I have been immersed in that world all my life.”

The two storey shop in Belgravia is the first solely retail space for Cox London. It runs a design studio, gallery and workshop in north London selling sculptural furniture and lighting.