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Are Your Chairs Light Enough?

At Alpha Furniture we sometimes have enquiries where the customer is starting again, having bought the wrong chairs as little as 10 years ago (not from us). The most common cause of regret is weight. Buying chairs that are too heavy is a common mistake made. Alpha offer a free sample chair trial service, so

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COP26: How the Furniture Industry is Helping

As world leaders meet this week for COP26, we know that we alone won’t save the planet, but a bit of help from everyone goes a long way. Concern for the future of the planet has not passed Alpha Furniture by, and we now promote more environmentally friendly options than ever.  From recycled plastic to

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Selecting Fabrics in a Post Covid World

Alpha have always offered faux leather or vinyl on most of our chair range. Whether folding chairs, metal stacking chairs, wooden stacking chairs, lounge chairs, care chairs or hybrid chairs, our customers have a large choice of vinyl seating. In these times, many are seeking a wipe-clean finish. Don’t feel you must go without padding

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The Gloucester Stacking Cathedral Chair

Alpha have a large range of ‘Cathedral’ style high stacking chairs. The Gloucester stacking chair joined the range some months ago. St Botolph’s Church in Boston (‘The Stump’) have installed 300 and are delighted. The Gloucester stacking chair (ref GLB) stacks 40 high, can be ordered in several wood finishes, has a 10 year guarantee

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Picking the Right Chair for a Village Hall

With their many varied uses these days, our village hall and community centre customers are demanding high levels of comfort from their new chairs. However, the need for low weight and good stack-ability are still essential. A wipe clean option has also become more popular in these new times. Our range of lightweight aluminium stacking

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Advice for Reopening Community Spaces

With the government’s roadmap out of lockdown now published, Alpha Furniture thought we would provide an update for customers on reopening churches, village halls and other community facilities. Some key dates to note are as follows: 8th March • Schools and colleges in England reopen for all students • Care home residents are allowed a

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Church Chair Book Storage – Do We Need It?

Church chair book storage does not need to be an issue in new chair debate. Although book storage is a declining necessity for church chairs, they still command a high priority for many church seating projects. With the rise in audio visual solutions, the need for large hymn books to be easily accessible has waned.

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What To Do With Church Pews?

Many of Alpha’s church seating projects involve the removal of the pews, and it is often a tough decision. Pews often carry more sentimental value than chairs do, for example if somebody has sat on the same pew for their entire life. However, Alpha have helped many churches in this predicament maintain the sentiment of

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Help With Your Church of England Faculty

At any given time, Alpha Furniture are helping various Anglican churches with their faculty applications. This help varies from simply providing product shots or larger fabric samples, all the way to site visits and in depth conversations around the wording for the seating part of the faculty. There are definitely right and wrong ways to

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10 Year Guarantee

We are delighted to announce a 10 year guarantee on our best-selling SB2M chair. Having been in production since 2002, and passed multiple, independent destruction tests, it now carries the track record to back it up. With thousands sold, Alpha are happy to extend the guarantee beyond its initial 5, then 6 year guarantee, assuming