June 2011

ercol factory virtual tour

June 30, 2011
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Wanted to look round the ercol factory, but not had the opportunity?  Well now you can explore our factory from the comfort of your (ercol) chair, with our new virtual tour.  The tour enables you to explore the various different departments within our factory, following the embedded arrows to journey between them or using the […]

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ercol at Edinburgh Castle

June 28, 2011
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ercol were delighted to work with Historic Scotland, Benugo and Path Design to provide the seating for Edinburgh Castle’s Queen Anne Restaurant and Red Coat Cafe.  ercol’s stacking chair in the rich, dark TR (traditional) finish was selected for this project. The Red Coat Cafe provides a break for coffee & cake or more substantial […]

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Three peaks challenge

June 22, 2011
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Congratulations to our Facilities Manager, Mick, who has just completed the daunting Three Peaks Challenge as part of a team raising money for charity.  With weather more akin to winter than summer it was particularly challenging.  Here’s Mick’s account: “The team consisting of 8 walkers and 2 drivers in a 16 seat minibus (governed to […]

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Peter Green Southampton store makeover

June 16, 2011
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Premier independent furniture retailer, Peter Green, celebrated the relaunch of its Southampton (Chandlers Ford) store on 9th June, following a makeover to the store.  With upgraded lighting throughout the shop, new flooring, new ceiling features and freshly decorated the store looked fabulous and formed

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Bucks New University Degree Show – June 2011

June 14, 2011
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Friday 10th June saw the final degree show by the students of Bucks New University’s BA in Contemporary Furniture Design.  We were very impressed with the furniture shown, with a high level of design content and imagination combined with a good level of craftsmanship. Amongst the items on display were a chair designed by Lee Baker […]

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FIT Big Shots 2011

June 10, 2011
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A warm and sunny June day (ahem!)saw ercol participating in the annual Big Shots clay pigeon shot – a fundraiser for the industry’s charity – The Furnishing Industry Trust (FIT) – which provides help to those from the industry in hardship or needing support.  ercol fielded two teams, one each for sales and production, whilst […]

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la fabrika – Brussels

June 8, 2011
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la fabrika is a design lead retailer in the Dansaert district of central Brussels – in their words “la fabrika is born out of an absolute lover for design, our passion for well-designed contemporary furnishing, carefully selected from the best of today’s design”.  Among a string of well-known international design-lead brands, they showcase pieces from […]

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Lucas celebrate 113 years

June 3, 2011
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Lucas of Aylesbury are one of the UK’s premier independent furniture retailers and a major ercol stockist.  This year sees their 113th year of trading, which they have marked with a makeover of their showroom and a new logo.  They will also be holding a number of special events over the summer and Lucas customers […]

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