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Stacking Chairs at Churchdown Community Centre

Alpha Furniture were contacted by Churchdown Community Centre, near Gloucester. They had folding chairs in use in their busy community hall and these had become worn and tatty. Alpha swung into action by providing free sample chair trials. We dropped off some folding chair samples as like-for-like comparisons, and also our excellent high stacking lightweight

Catering To New Styles of ‘Doing’ Church
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Reordering your Church with Alpha Furniture

Alpha Furniture provide a market leading service to help you reorder your church furniture, or to provide furniture across a new build, from the worship area to reception/foyer and hall. With over 20 years experience, our helpful sales staff will assist you all the way, providing sample chairs, fabrics and finishes free of charge and

Lightweight wooden stacking chairs for Taunton united reformed church
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A Two Batch Solution To Lightweight Stacking Chairs

Taunton United Reformed Church recently took delivery of Alpha’s LAMU lightweight wooden chairs, and also Alpha’s SB2M high-stacking lightweight chairs with chrome frame. During a free sample trial, the church recognised that the ‘main chairs’ had slightly different priorities to the ‘back-up chairs’. The former needed to be a wooden framed, stacking chair, but still

Concept for lightweight stacking church chair for beach church
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Concept Series – 1. Stacking Chairs for Church on the Beach

New churches are popping up around the country, and around the world, and becoming very creative with their use of space. From futuristic, cutting edge, contemporary new builds, to conversions of warehouses, barns, and office blocks, as well as disused former religious buildings. This new blog series by Alpha Furniture will explore the creative uses

Bespoke upholstery, St Joseph's Church Gerrard's Cross. Alpha Furniture Church Chair Upholstery and Reupholstery Service
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Bespoke Upholstery – St Joseph’s Church, Gerrard’s Cross

St Joseph’s Church in Gerrard’s Cross had some beautiful wooden bench seats that looked great, but were crying out for some added comfort. The church weren’t sure how to make the seats more comfortable, but maintain the aesthetic. Fortunately they heard of Alpha Furniture’s bespoke upholstery service. A member of the Alpha team met with

High Stacking Church Chairs Leicester Holy Trinity Church - upholstered stacking chairs SB2M
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Holy Trinity, Leicester

Alpha Furniture were privileged to provide the seating for Holy Trinity Church, Leicester recently. This major city centre church, a Grade II listed building, is nearing the end of a major re-ordering project. Alpha were asked to visit and provide appropriate sample chairs for both the ground floor and the balcony. The church duly selected

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Oakshaw Trinity Church, Paisley

Alpha Furniture were contacted by Oakshaw Trinity Church in Paisley, Glasgow to provide pew cushions for their vast worship hall. The church have been meeting here since the early 1980s, and features an extraordinarily large suspended ceiling. As is common, the pews all varied slightly in size, and pillars intersected some pews to support the

Lightweight Wooden Church Chairs
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Lightweight Wooden Church Chairs?!

Funny, not so long ago a lightweight wooden chair was an oxymoron. Alpha have managed to bring affordability into the mix as well with our ‘LAM’ family of lightweight wooden chairs and its recent addition, the high-stacking ‘LAMS’ family of lightweight wooden chairs. Churches are becoming multi-use community spaces – which is brilliant. It doesn’t

Catering To New Styles of ‘Doing’ Church
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Catering To New Styles of ‘Doing’ Church

How we worship has evolved, and churches are constantly on the lookout for new formats to appeal to the local community and grow their congregation, either as a second Sunday service or as a regular evening during the week to run alongside their more traditional Sunday morning service. While some differences are slight – for

Case Study: Horham Baptist Church
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Case Study: Horham Baptist Church

Horham Baptist Church embarked on a full refurbishment of their worship area in the spring of 2018, providing the church with a much needed uplift and all round more modern space. Replacing pews in a dark wooden interior, the requirements for new church seating included: Being lightweight and easy to move and store Much more