Sofas & Stuff has opened a new showroom in Henley-on-Thames. Situated in the heart of the town centre, the store is surrounded by historic streets and buildings, in one of the Thames Valley’s most picturesque towns.
The opening was planned for Monday 28 December 2020, but, unfortunately, following the announcement of new lockdown restrictions, the date has been postponed for pending revised government guidelines.
Showcasing a large selection of the brand’s bespoke sofas and chairs, the showroom will offer private design consultations, as well as after-hours appointments for the over 55s and guided tours via live video link.
Sofas & Stuff is the brainchild of founder and CEO Andrew Cussins, who began his career in 1980, starting out as an apprentice at his father’s long-standing furniture empire, Waring & Gillow. He went on to found Sofa Workshop, which he sold in 2002, after helping to furnish 750,000 living rooms. Noticing a gap in the market for bespoke, handmade, British sofas and beds, Andrew developed his creative vision with a plan to sell handcrafted pieces online and from quirky, non-high street locations.
The Sofas & Stuff story began in 2009 with just four employees in Fittleworth, West Sussex, where their flagship store and head office are still based today. Since launching in 2009, Sofas & Stuff has become a hallmark of excellence and expertise within the furniture industry. Each individual piece is lovingly handmade in Britain and can be upholstered in any fabric in the world.
Andrew said: “At Sofas & Stuff, expertise and personalised customer service are so important to us. This year has been challenging in many ways, but even in these unprecedented times, our business has continued to go from strength to strength. We are forever grateful to our loyal customer base and are very excited to be bringing our bespoke, handmade furniture collections to Henley-on-Thames.”
With more than 70 years’ experience in the industry, Sofas & Stuff uses traditional craftsmanship techniques to create bespoke furniture pieces. A blend of all things classic, contemporary and luxurious, every design can be fully tailored to any requirement with a choice of sizes, cushion fillings and legs. Each piece is individually handmade to order in Britain and comes with a lifetime guarantee.
The family-run brand prides itself on being able to design and create bespoke furniture pieces using any fabric in the world. They are fortunate to have built up an extensive fabric library, which features classic house fabrics and signature styles, as well as designer collections. Using a wealth of industry knowledge and expertise, their design consultants are on hand to inspire customers and help bring their ideas to life in one of 16 beautiful showrooms nationwide.
Renowned for its longstanding British heritage and traditional craftsmanship, Sofas & Stuff is proud to welcome customers into a friendly, relaxed showroom environment. Expert design consultants are always on hand to offer personalised service and style advice, to help make every design dream a reality.
Sofas & Stuff Henley Showroom Manager, Nick Ferguson: “We are delighted to bring Sofas & Stuff to the historical town of Henley-on-Thames, and can’t wait to become part of the local community. We are a family company with good, old-fashioned values regarding our quality of craftmanship and offer a huge choice of bespoke, British made sofas, chairs, sofa beds and beds, each one lovingly hand-crafted in our workshops. We believe in helping our customers find the perfect piece of furniture for their space and have thousands of fabrics from around the world to choose from. We very much look forward to welcoming you into our new home to help you find your dream sofa.”
The new Henley showroom is based at 2-4 Reading Road, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1AG. Opening times are Monday to Saturday from 10.00am to 5.30pm and Sunday & Bank Holidays from 11.00am to 5.00pm. Visit the Sofas and Stuff website for more information.