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Keep Pews or Replace with Stacking Church Chairs?

The question of whether or not to remove pews and replace with flexible, stacking church chairs has for a long time been a contentious issue for churches around the country. Our sales manager, Paul, has in fact conducted a seminar on the subject twice at the Christian Resources Exhibition. Whether it is right to change

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Stacking Chairs – Yes, but What Else?

The most common pre-requisite given to us on a new enquiry is ‘the chairs must stack’. This is why the vast majority of our chairs are stacking chairs. With over 20 years experience supplying high quality stacking chairs, Alpha can help with advice and ask the right questions. This helps folk to arrive at a

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The Ideal Stacking Church Chair

There are all sorts of aspects involved in choosing the right stacking church chair. The decision normally involves many folk, and even the leadership will have priorities of their own at times. Comfort and looks tend to take a lead for many using the chairs. Book storage and arms can still be a priority for

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Transitioning From Heavy to Lightweight Chairs

At Alpha we hear all sorts of reasons for folk changing their church seating or hall seating. The most common (after removing pews) is that of the old chairs being too heavy, and with increased and more varied use of the church there is now a requirement for lightweight, highly stackable chairs. This is why

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The JACOB Lightweight Wooden Stacking Chair

The Jacob lightweight wooden stacking chair has brought to the church chair market something it has desired for years – an affordable, high quality, lightweight, wooden stacking chair. The UK designed and finished Jacob chair provides you with a comfortable chair, but without the un-manageable weight of previous generation church chairs. This is particularly the

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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

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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

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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

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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