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Funky furniture from stock

Many of our customers have asked us for breakout and reception seating which is a bit more funky than usually seen  in the average office furniture supplier’s portfolio, so we have obliged

Thirty  different ranges of styles range from exciting to wacky, all available in a wide spectrum of fabric patterns and colours, and all at very competitive prices.

All of the chairs and sofas are made to order in about ten  days, which means that not only can we deliver almost as quickly as we can with our stocked reception furniture, but we can offer our customers endless alternatives with regard to dimensions, fabrics and finishes.

We can stain any of the displayed woods to match your existing office furniture, and match or compliment the fabrics on your office chairs or office screens.

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New Reception seating from CHW

We have added a few more products to our reception and  soft seating ranges for 2010, which are available from stock for delivery in a matter of days.

The Ellipse modular chair has been very popular in its many guises over the years, and now we have decided to keep it as a stock product from 2010 

Available in either black, blue or burgundy for under £200 including delivery, it can be a cost effective way of providing some visitor seating in even the smallest of reception areas.

For larger and more grand areas we can offer a choice of our classic single and two seater tub chairs ( called chest  easy seats)  in either fabric or leather with prices starting at under £200.

Once again, these are all available from stock for quick delivery, so you don’t have wait long for your ideal reception area to be finished, especially if you have chosen from one of our many stocked reception counter units as well.
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Rendez vous reception counters and soft seating

If you are looking for a striking reception counter but don’t wish to pay the price for a bespoke unit then you should consider the Rendez vous reception counter system

Sleek and stylish, with graceful curves and elegant silver detailing make Rendez  vous stand out from the modular receptions  you normally encounter. 

The dark wenge panels contrast perfectly with the silver kick plates and concave end panels and the floating glass tops add another dimension to the overall appearance of the reception counter.

Your receptionist will find the Rendez vous range very easy to work with, as it offers a counter shelf tall enough to accommodate a flat screen monitor, and ample work area for most requirements. 

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Hello and Welcome Reception counters from stock

We have added 4 new ranges of reception counters to our stock list for 2010, two of which are the Hello modular reception range and the Welcome reception counters.

Both are very versatile, offering a range of modular units which can be put together in various layouts to produce your ideal reception area.

The Hello reception counter range is available in a warm beech finish, in a choice of straight, concave, or convex modules.

Each module is in turn available as a high counter unit, a desk height unit, or desk height and extension section.
In all 9 different shapes and layouts, plus a D shaped meeting end to give you the flexibility of deign which you require.

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Azurea reception counters get a boost


One of our best selling modular reception counters have been given a boost with the addition of a stunning dark finish, as well as the existing cherry and white oak.

Many of our executive ranges are available in this rich dark wood finish, so now the reception area can match the rest of the office.

As before all of the modules in this range are available from stock, and can be delivered and installed within a matter of days. 

The modular nature of this range means that we can come up with a wide choice of configurations and layouts to suit your space, and can produce 3 D renditions of your reception area in a matter of hours.

Despite the Azurea counters look and feel of a bespoke and therefore expensive reception counter, the pricing is extremely competitive, even for a modular system.  The detailing in the front panels and the frosted glass  reception counter tops give this range a stylish appeal mostly found in much more expensive reception systems.

Receptions areas can be designed for one or many persons, with enclosed counter units or open desk level areas.

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Tula Executive Office Furniture

Tula Reception Desk
Tula Reception Desk

By combining traditional hand crafting skills with technology based manufacturing, including CNC machining centres and computer controlled lasers for cutting our veneers, Tula produce business office furniture of exceptional quality and market leading value.

The office furniture is specifically designed for commercial use and manufactured to BS EN 527 and BS 4875 standards. Each piece is hand finished and installed by experienced fitters with a 5 year guarantee. Continue reading Tula Executive Office Furniture

A Buyers Guide to Reception Furniture

Optima Reception Desk
Optima Reception Desk

Space is one of the biggest limiting factors when designing most reception areas. People often try to get as much as possible into a small space, but the resulting effect is not always as expected – it can look very cramped. The first decision to make is whether you want a simple reception desk or a full reception counter. A reception desk can be a standard office desk with a raised counter top facing the customer. This can be useful if you have a reception area in an open plan office, for example in an estate agency. A good example of a reception desk is the Elite Optima, which matches their standard ranges of office furniture. This is often used when there are few visitors to the reception area and the person occupying the desk has other duties, eg telephonist, general assistant. Continue reading A Buyers Guide to Reception Furniture

How to make your own office furniture (part 2)

In our first article on how to make your own office furniture we showed you how to make an office desk and office chair from scrap. In this article we will attempt to make more complex office furniture items, again from scrap materials. Once you have your desk and chair you will probably need some sort of filing cabinet. Continue reading How to make your own office furniture (part 2)

A Buyers Guide to Reception Counters

Reception counters can be used in offices, hotels, hospitals, sport centres and many other types of establishment. They are used to welcome guests and members of the public and to deal with their enquiries. They are now required to conform to the requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) in that the operators of the reception areas must make adequate provision for disabled visitors.

Edision Modular Reception Counter
Edision Modular Reception Counter

The choices you have when deciding what reception counter to purchase depends on two key factors:

  1. The budget

  2. The timeframe

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