About China and Co

It's been a busy few years since Liz and Nick took over China and Co in 2016.

Since then Liz has been ploughing her 20 years of prop styling and buying knowledge into our range, developing its style and bringing new life and energy to the current collection. New shelves and corners are constantly being found/put up to home new treasures.

"I am passionate about props and love scouring the country and further a field for antiques and vintage props, finding new exciting scenic artists to work with and commissioning talented ceramicists to expand our modern contemporary section. I am constantly hunting for new events, trade fairs and hidden markets to keep 'China' current". Liz

Nick adds a touch of class to the prop world, unnervingly handsome and highly entertaining, he'll soon have you laughing your arse off and wishing you had more of him in your life. And that's not all, his business acumen is unrivalled, he bakes, can bench press 250 kgs and is the ultimate problem solver. What's not to love, he's one hell of a guy.

Meet the Team...

Introducing our team of 4 to you. Our team is currently run by Dan and then we have Rowan and Lorraine. Our newest member is Pheobe! We used to have a great mugshot gallery - watch this space for new ones!

Hiring from us...

Is easy, upon arrival a cuppa brewed and a dedicated work space found, you are free to browse, choose and ponder till your heart's content or time pressures allow. Once props have been compiled, our dedicated team will oversee the completion of job sheets and advise on delivery times and expectations. We will efficiently wrap and pack props, organise couriers if necessary and have the job ready for pick up. Our courier company has many years of expertise in transporting fragile smalls and surfaces. Our warehouse is conveniently situated near to a hub of photographic studios and we can point anyone in the right direction of the best shoot space available in London town!


A special thanks goes out to Helen Labourt at setsurfaces.co.uk. We stock a number of Helen's surfaces alongside our own.

Loads of love also goes out to the fantastic Karen Thomas at karenthomasphotography.com for her stunning photography of our stock across this website.

If you are looking for a food photographer, Karen also has a beautiful and fully kitted-out photographic studio. Our courier company will quickly deliver to east London and for a competitive rate.

We also have a great working relationship with Carolyn Barber who hires out her fabulous studio and working kitchen, 10 mins drive from here. Check out her website for further details and studio shots. We are SO easy to courier too!

Carolyn's Hire Studio in W3

Contact Carolyn directly for hire prices and availability - www.carolynbarber.co.uk

New Clients:

As a new client we ask for the job to be to paid up front for the hire. Extended hire is also available, 75% for the 2nd week and 50% there after. Our T&C's give full details of the hirer's full responsibility. Please see the attachment for all the information you will require.

We are here to help make styling appealing, to ease the stress and create an inspiring working environment, whether a new or infrequent visitor or one of the 'usuals'.

Look forward to seeing you all soon.

Monday – Friday
9.00 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Free parking available
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