Ercol 2 seater

Ercol

A customer purchased this Ercol two-seater sofa from an online auction and sent it to us for restoration. We reupholstered it and added new cushions as requested. To give it a more contemporary look, we made the cushion depth deeper. All the foam was renewed and wrapped in Dacron to create a soft yet firm […]

Ercol Chair

An Ercol chair we reupholstered in a Linwood purple velvet fabric, replaced foam back and seat cushions and tightened the original under-seat webbing. Looking perfect for another generation. See the original beige fabric and cushions for your interest. Ercol chair and sofa restoration and reupholstery specialist.

Ercol Chair

Ercol Chairs

A pair of Ercol chairs updated and uplifted in Linwood cotton print. Delivered to our customers home in Durham. See more Ercol furniture. BJ Upholstery in Darlington | Design it your way | Free Estimates | High-Quality Reupholstery Experts. We restore quality, important, historic, antique, and retro soft furnishings. Specialist in: Sherborne – Duresta – […]

Ercol pads in Linwood fabric

Ercol seat pads in Linwood fabric

You will be surprised at how new quality sea-pads feel. Often customers will say the padding/foam is fine, indeed it will feel ‘fine’. When compared to replacement modern quality seat foams the difference is huge. So, here we have a set of classic Ercol chairs we made new seat cases for along with new seat […]

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Ercol Sofa

The wood frame has been stripped and waxed to its natural colour. We made new cushions in a fabric from the Ross Bramley collection in chocolate brown. The frame was re-webbed. Delivery to Northumberland. Our customer purchased the sofa new from ‘Oliviers of Richmond and Barnard Castle’ new 35 years ago. Isn’t it wonderful to […]

Ercol Chair

A Fine example of an Ercol Bentwood Chair.

This fine example of an Ercol Chair. Always a pleasure to work with. Our customer chose a plaid shade to coordinate with the bentwood English elm, a perfect fresh look. A little about Ercol Since 1944 Ercol has produced chairs with a bentwood frame and an arched back supporting delicate spindles. The wood selected was […]

Cintique chair

Cintique Chairs Restored Including Wood Frame

Cintique Restoration Specialists Since 1908, Cintique has been renowned for designing and manufacturing high-quality, comfortable chairs and sofas. Our expert team is dedicated to preserving this legacy by offering comprehensive restoration and reupholstery services for Cintique furniture. We recently had the pleasure of restoring and reupholstering a beautiful pair of Cintique chairs, tailored precisely to […]

Reupholstery

National Service Reupholstery Experts. High-Quality Reupholstery. We restore and reupholster quality, important, historic, antique, and retro soft furnishings – for when it needs to be perfect – See Our Offers Page Upholsterer Extraordinaire |  Celebrating 30 years of reupholstering soft furniture, antique, modern, retro, commercial and historic. All types of furniture are professionally reupholstered.  All […]

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Services

Our Services include: We Specialise In the Restoration and Reupholstery of The Following Brands: Sherborne – Duresta – Vale Bridgecraft – Parker knoll – Ercol – Cintique – George Smith – Wesley-Barrell – Howard and Sons Sherborne Upholstery. We specialise in the restoration, reupholstering, repair and adjustment of all Sherborne Upholstery furniture. Sherborne produces recliner chairs […]

Multiyork

Multiyork

A pair of Multiyork chairs were updated and reupholstered. We restore and reupholster quality, important, historic, antique, and retro soft furnishings. Sherborne – Duresta – Vale Bridgecraft – Parker knoll – Ercol – Cintique – George Smith – Wesley-Barrell – Tetrad Furniture – Delcore – Heals designer sofa – Jane Churchill – Multiyork

Duresta

Duresta

One of our favourites, Duresta are extremely well made robust and classically stylish soft furnishings. Contemporary in design, they are a modern classic that can be restored and redesigned many times. We reupholstered this delightful Duresta chair in the customer’s own fabric from a village near Whitby. Duresta | BJU are Duresta specialists. Repairs, restoration […]

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Uplift, Repair, and Return Service​.

All types of repairs are covered through our Uplift, Repair, and Return service. We address common issues such as broken frames, spring replacements, and under-seat platform repairs. Our prices include most repair parts; however, additional components such as bespoke foams or sprung units may be necessary at an additional cost—feel free to inquire about a […]

BJ Upholstery Videos

We restore and reupholster quality, important, historic, antique, and retro soft furnishings. Sherborne – Duresta – Vale Bridgecraft – Parker knoll – Ercol – Cintique – George Smith – Wesley-Barrell – Tetrad Furniture – Delcore – Heals designer sofa – Jane Churchill – Multiyork – commercial too. Exceptional repair, alteration, restoration, manufacture, and reupholstery services. […]

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Is it cheaper to buy new?

Is it worth reupholstering? Often, for mass-produced furniture, it can be more cost-effective to buy new. However, for higher-end furniture, restoring and reupholstering is usually less expensive. Brands such as Sherborne, Duresta, Vale Bridgecraft, Parker Knoll, Ercol, Cintique, George Smith, and Wesley-Barrell typically cost more to replace with new versions. Additionally, almost any antique furniture […]

Repairs to sofas and chairs – helpful tips.

Is My Sofa Worth Repairing? Good quality sofas and chairs are usually worth repairing or recovering.  Antique furniture is almost always worth it and 1920s to 1950s upholstered furniture tends to be so well made it will probably outlast you and me and possibly appreciate in value after a restoration.  1960s and 70s furniture is […]

Our Cosy Showroom

Photo’s of Our Showroom located at 17 Clarks Yard, Darlington, County Durham DL3 7QH. Since the recent pandemic we have changed our showroom for more storage.  To call into the showroom please reachout to make an appointment.  BJ Upholstery in Darlington | Design it your way | Free Estimates | High-Quality Reupholstery Experts. We restore […]