In the 1970s Peter Harrington established, alongside his books, a successful map and print business in the Chelsea Antiques Market, ably assisted by his wife Mati. In 1989 Mati and her daughter Nicky established Old Church Galleries as a separate business, with a shop in Old Church Street next to the Chelsea Rectory.
As a thriving concern, Old Church Galleries then moved to retail premises on King’s Road, and opened a second branch at 98 Fulham Road, next door to the bookshop. In 2003 the two gallery branches consolidated into 98 Fulham Road, and in 2010 we amalgamated Peter Harrington Antiquarian Bookseller and Old Church Galleries into one business and one premises. Mati continues to work as a partner and consultant.
In May 2010 Peter Harrington Antiquarian Bookseller and Old Church Galleries became known as Peter Harrington.