Carshalton - Little Holland House
A unique interpretation of the English arts and crafts movement
From April 2017 Little Holland House will be closed for refurbishment, due to reopen later this year. To learn more about the works being completed on the house, our plans for reopening, and how you can get involved, please follow us on facebook or continue to check this page.
Open 1.30pm - 5.30pm on the first Sunday of each month plus Bank Holiday Sunday & Monday (except Christmas and New Year)
Wheelchair access to ground floor.
Take a step back in time and visit the former home of artist, designer and craftsman Frank Dickinson (1874-1961). The Grade II* interior was created entirely by Dickinson, inspired by the ideals of John Ruskin and William Morris and contains Dickinson's paintings, hand-made furniture, furnishings, metalwork and carving, in a unique fusion of Art Nouveau and the English Arts and Crafts style. With very limited finances Dickinson designed and built the house himself between 1902-04 - the ultimate in DIY!
How to get there
40 Beeches Avenue,
By rail: Carshalton Beeches (3 min. walk) or
Road: B278 (there is no off-street parking).
Location: check the Little Holland House map, below
For details call (020) 8770 4781
Group tours by arrangement - £5 per person to a maximum of 20.
In 2012 Little Holland House was given a Bronze Award from the Green Tourism Business Scheme for its efforts to reduce its carbon footprint by increasing insulation, renewing water tanks and replacing tungsten lighting, which has now (2014) been upgraded to a Silver Award, recognising the increased environmental effects of replacing the boiler with an energy efficient condensing boiler.