August 2011

Windsor to Wales Challenge

August 26, 2011
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A team from ercol will be scaling the Welsh mountains this September and making a chair at the top of one, to raise money for the Iain Rennie Hospice at Home. The Iain Renne Hospice at  Home is a charity providing specialist and supportive care and advice for patients with cancer and other life threatening […]

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Heritage open days – tour the ercol factory

August 23, 2011
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As part of English Heritage’s Open Days this September we will be running two tours of our factory and showroom on Thursday 8th September.  The guided tour will give you the opportunity to see how a piece of ercol furniture is created, tracing each of the steps in its production and to get a good […]

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new ercol bosco dining range

August 19, 2011
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Our new Bosco dining range combines style and practicality.  We love the radius joint details on the tables and cabinets, the detailing on the chair backs and the dovetail joints on the drawer boxes.  Bosco has the flexibility to meet your requirements – chose from an upholstered or a wooden back chair, chose from an […]

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new pieces for ercol’s pilgrim range

August 17, 2011
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Our pilgrim range was designed by ercol exclusively for John Lewis and launched earlier this year with a range of display and storage pieces.  We have now added three new pieces to the collection – a coffee table, a console table and a lamp table.  All have the simple, clean lines of the pilgrim range, […]

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Hatfields celebrates 125th anniversary

August 11, 2011
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This year sees family furniture retailer and ercol stockist, Hatfields of Colchester, celebrate 125 years in business.  John Hatfield, born in 1847 initially served as a page boy and then as butler to William Gladstone’s son, before setting up in business.  During the week he sold curios from the front room of his Colchester home, […]

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New Designers 2011 show

August 5, 2011
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New Designers is an annual exhibition held at the Business Design Centre in London.  It showcases the work of design students from a wide range of disciplines.  At this year’s show held in July, the Bucks New University Furniture Design students were out in force, many showing pieces they had designed in a collaborative project […]

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New store for Hunter Furnishing

August 2, 2011
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Family run retailer and ercol stockist, Hunter Furnishing, opened its new showroom in Ayr this week, nearly doubling its floor space.  This new 23,000 square foot premises in Heathfield, Ayr replaces its 12,000 sq ft premises on Newton Estate from which it had traded for 31 years.  Hunter Furnishing is part of RA Richardsons which […]

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