With warmer weather on the horizon, make sure you’re prepared to cater for your customers outside with fine furniture and decking to put your outdoor space to good use. We bring you a round up of some of the best.
Ovation Outdoor Furniture
Best suitable for: Outdoor dining and seating
As already used in: The Grand Brighton, Dart Marina, Studley Castle
Turning your outdoor dining and seating areas into inviting, bright and welcoming spaces – Ovation outdoor furniture is environmentally friendly, strong and maintenance free. Made from recycled plastics and new to the UK, it comes in classic and ultra modern styles, and even better – it’s available in over 250 customisable colour combinations.
Ovation furniture is made from melted milk and ice cream cartons diverted from landfill. The cartons are recycled into high-grade Envirowood – an all- weather, marine grade polymer which is 99% UV stable. Durable and guaranteed to stay looking snazzy, it’s outdoor furniture with a difference. 20 year guarantee and Zero maintenance in any location.
Website address: www.ovationoutdoor.co.uk
Best suitable for: Terraces and al-fresco dining areas
The luxurious Pearl Collection of woven outdoor furniture from Andy Thornton is ideal for hotel terraces and al-fresco dining areas. The versatile range comprises 11 pieces, including stacking side and armchairs with a complementing choice of square and rectangular dining tables and a round bistro table.
The Pearl Collection also includes a two-seater sofa and matching lounge chair, both supplied with comfortable water-resistant beige cushions and a matching round-ended coffee table.
Manufactured using a high-quality two-tone traditional basket weave pattern of 7mm flat fibre on a lightweight powder-coated tubular aluminium frame, the pearl coloured fibres glint in the sunlight. The furniture comes with a 10-year guarantee and tables are supplied with toughened glass tops.
Website address: www.andythornton.com
On Claud 9
Best suitable for: Outdoor and urban interiors
NGI Design operates in the luxury market and uses primarily designer Italian brands to distribute ranges of furniture.
The Claud collection is a stylish variety of outdoor armchairs and sofas, distinguished by a pure minimal design and soft cushions. Furnishings which can be equally placed in an urban interior, in a winter garden, a patio or a terrace.
Website address: www.ngidesign.co.uk/outdoor
The Prime product
Best suitable for: Decking for outdoor dining spaces
Composite Prime is a high-end, garden and landscaping product that does not cost the planet.
Created from recycled plastic (280 plastic milk bottles used per square metre) and end of life FSC 100% certified timber, Composite Prime is a natural wood-grain composite decking which is environmentally friendly, barefoot safe, slip resistant and free from hazardous substances.
The composite decking won’t rot or decay, warp, bend or splinter and requires no staining, treating or painting. It is a natural looking wood plastic composite deck that comes with a protective layer to offer maximum protection against stains and the elements to provide a safe, low maintenance and long life alternative to traditional timber decks.
Website address: www.composite-prime.com
The sustainable choice
EnviroBuild is one of the UK’s leading builders’ merchant for sustainable building materials. The company provides sustainable outdoor furniture, decking and cladding to a variety of hotels, including the Groucho Club, shown here. EnviroBuild applies technological innovations to provide highly engineered and lasting solutions over traditional construction material.
Designed in a range of modern and traditional styles to suit every outdoor space, all ranges have been carefully selected to be robust and hardwearing, with each set, from sofas to modular sets and dining ranges, coming with up to a 12-year warranty.
Website address: www.envirobuild.com
All Seasons Rattan furniture
Description: Bridgman’s designs, makes and supplies Europe’s most comfortable and durable commercial rattan furniture. Since 1977 the award winning in-house designers have developed and curated furniture collections that not only look good, but will stand the test of time.
All Seasons collection of Rattan furniture is hand woven to the highest standard, over powder coated aluminium frames. It is fully weather resistant and can be left outside all year round with no noticeable fading, splitting or cracking. Alongside this, Bridgman has pioneered an exclusive range of fully waterproof cushions that can remain outside whatever the weather.
Best suitable for: Hospitality and leisure locations. Either outside or in in conservatory/orangery location
As already used in: Hotel du Vin; Haven Hotel; Lygon Arms Hotel; Watersmeet Hotel; Tylney Hall Hotel; Thurlestone Hotel;