May 2010

Camphill Communities

May 26, 2010
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Recently we supplied furniture to the Camphill Communities.  Camphill is an international charity supporting children and adults with learning disabilities, mental health problems and other special needs. It does this through a network of communities, both urban and rural, which provide a caring, supportive and stimulating environment, home and community.  Each centre aims to provide […]

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ercol timber – elm

May 19, 2010
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Wood is at the heart of ercol furniture and we take great care over our sourcing and selection of timber.  Originally, ercol sourced its timber, primarily elm, from the UK, but after the extinction of elm here through Dutch elm disease we had to look further abroad.  That was the start of what would prove […]

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Installation of new master

May 14, 2010
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Peter Head, Managing Director of Hands of High Wycombe was installed as Master of the Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers at a dinner for 240 people in the Egyptian Room at the Mansion House, on 10th May.  The Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers is the guild company for the furniture industry. In the speeches after […]

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Open House 2010

May 12, 2010
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Open House is our trade show, held annually in May, at our Princes Risborough showrooms.  This is when we show to our retailers our new product ranges for the autumn. This year’s Open House is now in full swing and runs for the next fortnight. With this being our 90th anniversary we are looking forward […]

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Win an ercol 90th anniversary special edition

May 7, 2010
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In our previous post we told you about our three special edition pieces we are making to celebrate our 90th anniversary this year – our 0354 nest of tables in a walnut version and in a painted multi-coloured version and our butterfly chair in walnut.  Now we are offering the chance to win one of […]

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90th anniversary special editions

May 5, 2010
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As you may be aware (see earlier article) we are celebrating our 90th anniversary this year.  We’ve lots of new product ranges coming out this year, as we look forward to the next decade of ercol, but we felt we’d also like to mark the occasion with a few special pieces. Our Originals range embody […]

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