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Bespoke Contract Furniture With Buttons, Piping & Contrasting Fabrics

Posted on: May 25th, 2016 by Helen Cook add your comment / view existing comments

Add some style to your scheme with extra details on your custom-made furniture – we can add buttons, piping or use contrasting fabrics to give you a completely bespoke look! Featured below are the Devon tub and Canterbury 2 Seater.


Stylish, Contemporary & Compact – The New METRO Seating Range

Posted on: April 20th, 2016 by Helen Cook add your comment / view existing comments

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Metro Seating

This compact seating is ideal for student accommodation or key worker schemes, breakout and informal cafe seating. Use the fabric of your choice to really make a statement in your scheme.

It is available in many options as follows;

  • Single Seat Pouffe
  • 2 Seater Pouffe
  • Single Seat chair with Back
  • 2 Seater sofa with Single Back
  • 2 Seater sofa with Double Back

Manufactured with a hard wood frame, solid back and a boarded seat and constructed with no visible staples and clean seams to give a very clean, modern look. The metal base frame is manufactured from powder coated 40mm square tubular steel and is available in a wide range of finishes – silver as shown or specify a colour of your choice when ordering.

Dimensions (mm) & Fabric (m)

Single Seat    –    880h x 690w x 690d

2 Seater         –    880h x 1390w x 690d

Seat Height   –          430h

COM meterage :-

Single pouffe –                        1m

2 seater pouffe –                    2.2m

Single seat with back –          2m

2 seater single back –            3m

2 seater double back –          3.5m

Care Home Chair In A Box – Very Affordable And Delivery In 3-4 Days!

Posted on: March 16th, 2016 by Helen Cook add your comment / view existing comments

Care Home Chair – Affordable Chair Available In 3-4 Days





The Albion care home chair has a hardwood frame with a “natural wood” finish and is available with and without wings.

It is available in faux leather or fabric in a choice of colours. To view the available fabrics please click here and download Special Offers.

The measurements are 970H x 700W x 780D x 460SH.

Prices for a single chair start from £104.50 + VAT and we can deliver in 3-4 days to mainland UK; this costs £12/chair with a minimum charge of £30. Delivery is free on orders above £950 when part of a scheduled delivery.

All products are manufactured by Craftwork in the UK using timber and board from sustainable sources.  Chair and table frames are polished to severe contract furniture standard.  Chairs and sofas are upholstered to crib 5 fire standards.

For more information please contact our sales office on 0113 290 7939.


Student Furniture – Vista Student Chairs Add An Affordable Splash Of Fun

Posted on: February 23rd, 2016 by michaelhopkinson add your comment / view existing comments

Student Furniture – Vista Student Chair Adds A Splash Of Colour

Student Chairs Vista task-chair 2 Craftwork Upholstery



Student Chairs Vista reverse-catilever 1 Craftwork Upholstery




Student Chairs Vista high-stool 1 Craftwork Upholstery







Versatile, robust and light weight, the vista student chair range includes a task chair, reverse cantilever chair, high/bar stool and standard 4 legged chair. The Vista student chairs are ideal as study seating for student accommodation in large or more intimate spaces. Also great for casual dining in hotel or student bistro/canteen environments – can be used with other student furniture including the Bute student modular sofas and works well with bistro tables such as the Brive and Toulon.

A stylish, curved single piece back/seat sits on any of the 4 base types, providing ergonomic shape and comfortable seating. Easy to clean, the standard 4 leg chair is also stackable.  The single back/seat is made from a moulded reinforced Polypropylene making them flexible and strong. The Standard 4 leg, high/bar stool and reverse cantilever chairs have a powder coated leg base in silver and the Task chair incorporates a gas plate mechanism and piston on a black nylon 5 star base.

Available in 12 colours

Standard 4 leg and reverse cantilever student chairs – seat 460h, leg base 500w

Student Task Chair – seat between 420h – 520h with piston seat adjustor, wheel base 600w

Student High/bar stool – seat 740h or 680h, Leg base 500w


Student Furniture – Ideal Sofa For Student Accommodation With Swedish Style!

Posted on: February 12th, 2016 by michaelhopkinson add your comment / view existing comments

Student Furniture – Ideal Sofa For Student Accommodation, Our New Stockholm Range

Student Sofa Stockholm 3 seater I CraftworkUpholstery

Our newest sofa design, the Stockkholm,  combines modern domestic styling with our usual contract build quality. Ideal for more informal seating where a domestic look is required – it’s ideal for student property and key worker accommodation, the low design makes it incredibility robust…tough furniture, ideal for students as well as residential schemes and hotel bedrooms

Available in chair, 2, 3 and 4 seater formats with a choice of one or two seat cushions on the 2 seater and 2 seat cushions on the 3 and 4 seaters, each sofa in this tough furniture range features a hardwood frame and sprung seat platform. Seat cushions use a dacron wrapped mid-density foam to create a softer sit and back cushions are fibre filled. It comes with a wooden foot as standard – but other feet are available

Note the scatter cushions have to be ordered separately.

Chair –         880h x 850w x 900d     2 seater –    880h x 1300w x 900d

3 seater –    880h x 1850w x 900d    4 seater –    880h x 2250w x 900d

Seat –   480h    Arm –  170w

COM meterage –

Chair –           6.0

2 seater –      8.0

3 seater –     10.0

4 seater –     12.0


Bespoke Furniture For Contract Settings Now Even Better – Craftwork Expands To New Factory

Posted on: December 14th, 2015 by Steven Hawkins add your comment / view existing comments

Bespoke Furniture For Contract Market Made In Our New Factory – 88 Armley Road, Leeds 

Craftwork Upholstery Factory


After manufacturing bespoke furniture for contract environments for over 30 years, Craftwork have now moved to a new site at 88 Armley Road, Leeds – about 2 miles away from our previous factory in Wortley.  The whole team has worked hard to pull the business together under a single new, very high, roof!

It’s great to have the space to organise everything properly with each department connected to the next so the furniture flows around the factory –  we have created a fluid, efficient manufacturing process from raw material through to finished product. Wood shop, Frame shop, Polishing, Upholstery and Cabinet Assembly sit neatly together, maximising our efficiency. This means we can offer all our customers, from care & nursing homes to hotels to student accommodation, even better value for money – how we make our chairs, sofas, tables and cabinet furniture is all now streamlined!

We’d love to give you a tour, to see our manufacturing capability and visit our revamped showroom – do give us a call on 0113 290 7939.

Beautiful Hotel Bedroom Chair – Craftwork Launches The New Kenwood Tub

Posted on: November 14th, 2015 by Steven Hawkins add your comment / view existing comments

KENWOOD ARMNew Hotel Bedroom Chair – The Kenwood Tub Is Ideal

A smart looking tub chair, that fits nicely in many situations, whether to accompany a dressing table as a hotel bedroom chair, sit in a reception space or in a cafe setting with dining furniture.  Whether you’re after a dining chair or bedroom chair, for a hotel or care home, we can custom make the Kenwood to go with the rest of your furniture.

This chair comes with arms (shown) or as a side chair

Dimensions are 810h x 580w x 630d

Perfect Hotel Furniture – Introducing The Jura 2 Seater Sofa

Posted on: October 1st, 2015 by Steven Hawkins add your comment / view existing comments

For Perfect Hotel Furniture, Choose The Craftwork’s Jura Sofa Range With Either A Metal Or Wooden Leg


This 2 seater sofa option is part of the popular Jura tub seating furniture range, available with either a metal or wooden leg, fixed or loose seat and as either a tub chair or 2 seater. The Jura sofa includes a web and canvas seat. It has a single continuous pipe that runs from the bottom of the out-arm and round the edge of the outback.

Great for as part of your hotel furniture or for clubs, student reception areas and other professional spaces.

Chair – 715h x 700w x 700d

2 Seater Sofa – 715h x 1200w x 700d

Seat Height 410mm

The Jura range can be upholstered in any fabrics to match your requirements.

Care Home Chairs In Contemporary Residential Setting

Posted on: September 16th, 2015 by Steven Hawkins add your comment / view existing comments

Our Care Home Chairs Have Been used By Aiveen Interiors To Showcase What Can Be Achieved In A Contemporary Residential Living Setting

Our friends at Aiveen Interiors used a number of our care home chairs to create two beautiful residential home lounges for their show suites earlier this year, both illustrating contemporary apartment living.


In the first area,  Aiveen’s team used our Rona High Back Chair with the low curved arms and the Islay High Back Sofa with cushioned sides. The contrasting fabrics and set of 4 cushions show how well these two care home chairs can fit neatly together to create a modern living space.


In the second area, the Montrose 2 seater sofa built for comfort with a fixed back was displayed with the Grange armchair to create a perfect match and to give a residential lounge with a country feel. Ideal seating for a day of relaxing, they offer a domestic feel despite being contract standard.

Care Home Furniture Just Got Better – Contract Standard TV Unit Now Added To Livorno range

Posted on: September 9th, 2015 by Steven Hawkins add your comment / view existing comments

Our Care Home Furniture Now Includes A TV Unit, Part Of Our Livorno Lounge Rangelivorno tv unit small round knob HR

The Livorno TV unit is made using 18m MFC with the solid back as standard which provides a strong, stable frame. The unit comes with two options of door knob, either medium or small and is available in 3 standard wood finishes – Light Oak, Beech and Maple.

With a classic furniture style this TV unit sits well in most lounge settings and is complemented by the Livorno Sideboard and bookcases. The Livorno Lounge and Bedroom range make perfect care home furniture. 

Dimensions- 605h x 1200w x 475d

TV Unit shown with small door knobs

Student Furniture – Bean Bags In Small, Medium And Large Sizes

Posted on: August 26th, 2015 by Steven Hawkins add your comment / view existing comments

medium bean bag HROur Student Furniture Now Includes Bean Bags Which Are Also Good For Informal Leisure Areas And Mental Health Environments

The Craftwork student bean bags are extremely versatile and can be used for casual contract seating or chal environments.  Available in any fabric specified, they feature a carrying strap on the top for convenient handling.

The interior contains polystyrene beads within a separate bag.  This is either in calico for use in student accommodation in casual student seating areas or in a reinforced dypril for use as mental health furniture in challenging environments.  The zip opening can be covered and sewn shut if required.  This bean bag is part of our student furniture range but can also be used in mental health instititutions and other challenging environments.

Small – 550mm dia,  Medium – 700mm dia,  Large – 880mm dia

Care Home Chair Without Wings Added To The Kirkstall Range

Posted on: August 19th, 2015 by Steven Hawkins add your comment / view existing comments

Kirkstall no wingsCare Home Chair With High Back & No Wings Added To The Kirkstall Range 

The Kirkstall, a care home chair without wings but with a high back, is a great addition to your care home furniture – it features teardrop style cap on arms, integral leg, lumbar support, webbed seat and back. The outback is stapled as standard, concealed staples are available as an optional extra.

This care home armchair fits perfectly with the rest of the Kirkstall range and can be made as a 2 seater. This range offers comfortable seating in continuous use environments.

Chair – 990h x 770w x 700d

Seat – 460h x 490w x 480d

Arm – 620h

Care Home Furniture – Light Reflectance Values (LRVs) For Care Home Tables & Wardrobes

Posted on: July 12th, 2013 by michaelhopkinson add your comment / view existing comments

Care Home Furniture – Craftwork Publishes Light Reflectance Values (LRVs) For Its Care Home Tables & Wardrobes

Wood samples

The Light Reflectance Value (LRV) indicates the percentage of light that is reflected from a surface when illuminated by a light source.

The scale runs from 0% (black) to 100% (white) although in practice values range from 5% to 85% as total black or white rarely occur.

Design guidelines for care home furniture schemes which may be used by the partially sighted suggest a contrast of 30% points between surfaces, to allow safe navigation around them by the partially sighted.

The LRV’s for Craftwork’s range of polished surfaces and mfc / mfmdf / hpl board used on care home furniture are available from our sales office – – or on 0113 279 0429

Welcome To Craftwork’s News Pages – Contract Furniture For Care Homes, Hotels, Student Accommodation, Clubs & Pubs.

Posted on: November 15th, 2012 by michaelhopkinson add your comment / view existing comments

Contract Furniture Manufacturers For Care Homes, Hotels, Student Accommodation, Clubs And Pubs

Barra restaurant chair

Over the coming months we will be keeping you up to date with developments here at Craftwork, manufacturer of fine contract furniture.  Whether it’s to do with newly launched products, sales offers or simply whats going on in our business.  The news section is here to tell you about it, as it happens

We have a busy 2013 planned with the launch of two new seating ranges in the first quarter, a new range of bedroom cabinet furniture in the 3rd quarter and a number of individual product launches and modifications along the way

We’d love to hear from you.  Tell us what you think of Craftwork and the service we offer.  Let us know how our furniture performs whether you’ve bought a single care home chair or completed a large scheme with our hotel furniture

We welcome all feedback, let us know how we are doing and what you would like us to do in the future, by clicking ‘add your comment’ below



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