Whether sipping a frothy coffee on a sunny morning or just sitting to watch the joys of nature at its best, it’s all the more pleasurable when sat in the wonderful comfort of Benches and Sofas from our hand-crafted Southwold Furniture Collection.
The characterful designs are inspired by centuries-old blacksmith’s tradition, with a timeless antique finish that borrows elegant lines from the past. The arm rests comprise broadly sweeping curves, gracefully ending in a scroll, which echo the curved detail of the feet and the roll top back. The frame is robustly built, the legs additionally braced with elongated double curves of metal.
At the cornerstone of the bench and sofa designs is comfort and ergonomics, making relexation so wonderfully contemporary. The seat is ergonomically designed to be comfortable, built from strips of steel precisely sized to give maximum support and allow the correct degree of 'give' as you sit down. Although cushions can be ordered separately, the overwhelming feedback we receive from customers is that even without padding the chairs will be kind to your behind.
Hot-dipped in molten zinc to deter corrosion, the nature of the patination ensures the surface will improve with age and the vagaries of the British climate, weathering to a handsome, silvery grey. As a result, it gives the benches and sofas super durability and the designs are structurally guaranteed for 25 years and as such, can quite justifiably be considered heirloom pieces. It therefore makes the benches and sofas both stylish and sustainable.
Our benches are available with backs and tactile arm rests, or without. With backs and arm rests, choose from 2, 3 or 4 seater sizes; without backs and arm rests there is a choice of 2 or 3 seater sizes. The backless benches provide versatile seating options along the side of rectangle dining tables, enabling more guests to be seated when arranging larger gatherings of friends and family without foregoing style and elegance.
Sofas have been added to our collection whose design is based on the same principles as our popular benches, yet with even greater comfort in mind as they are lower slung with a wider, deeper seating area. Available in 2 seater or 3 seater versions to suit your outside space, and coupled with our new casual chairs and large coffee table, they create a relaxing seating area that is perfect for spending time with friends and enjoying your garden to its fullest.
Browse the complete range in our Online Furniture Catalogue.
Our Southwold Collection can be seen at our warehouse showroom in Suffolk, at the Chelsea Flower Show and also in selected retail outlets. To find out more please visit our Southwold Furniture Retailers Page.
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