New Year, New Look? Wooden framed chairs could be the answer

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Why not try a new contemporary look for 2016?

Wooden framed chairs and tables can add warmth and style to any office and there are many ranges to choose from to suit all applications.

Era Wood

Brand new for 2016, the Era Wood chair offers maximum ergonomic comfort whilst complimenting the aesthetics of any contemporary office, with a splayed oak frame. Matching dining and coffee tables are available and all items of the range are built for heavy use with head-wearing materials.


Era Wood Framed Chair


For the ultimate in glamour and comfort, the Ilk chair not only has an eye catching design but has an extremely comfortable seat suitable for periods of sitting.

Ilk wooden framed chair


With a choice of four leg frames comprising of oak or walnut wooden framed chairs, metal sled base or four star swivel base, the Ilk is available in extensive choice of fabrics with two-tone option for added visual impact.



A sophisticated selection of armchairs, coffee tables and large sofa, Mortimer creates an inviting seating area in any lounge, reception, dining or waiting environment.

rtimer wooden framed sofa


mortimer wooden framed chair


With the wooden framed chair available in a tub chair or two seat sofa, there is also a metal four legged chair or swivel base tub to complete the range.

A unique collection of contemporary coffee tables, including a triangular shape wooden top, compliment the seating to create a warm and stylish area.









Jig wooden framed chairs offer Scandinavian style plus traditional comfort.  Handcrafted from sustainable timber, the robust construction makes this seating suitable for contract and retail locations.  Available with solid Oak or Walnut stained frames the chair or stool option are manufactured with a deep foamed seat for extra comfort.

Jig wooden framed stool

For meeting, greeting or relaxing in contemporary style, the Jig wooden framed sofa is the perfect choice.  With contrasting buttons and a solid oak frame for suitable for heavy use, this sofa is the perfect choice for a new look in 2016.

For any further information regarding or for more options for wooden framed chairs please do not hesitate to contact us on 020 8684 4400 or



New Striking Streamline Reception Counter

The new Ambus Streamline reception counter range is now available from Norman Lewis.  The striking Streamline is available in various sizes and finishes and includes counter modules and customer contact end modules. Finishes include exciting new ranges such as Zebrano, Macassar and White, as well as the traditional finishes of Beech, Maple, Oak, Cherry, Grey and Sand.  This reception counter can also be supplied in veneer for an alternative look. As with most of our reception desk ranges we can add bespoke logos to reflect your corporate brand as required.


Counter module sizes range from 800mm x 900mm to 2000mm x 900mm (1135mm high), Customer contact end panels are 1000mm x 900mm (735mm high) and customer contact sandwich modules range from 800mm x 900mm to 1000mm x 900mm (735mm high).

The lead time on the Streamline is currently 4 weeks and we are always happy to provide surveys along with a free no obligation quotation.

Ambus Streamlin Reception Counter
The new Streamline Reception Counter available from Norman Lewis

If you are looking to upgrade your existing reception area or simply need a striking reception desk for your new offices please contact us regarding the Streamline or other reception furniture in the Norman Lewis portfolio on 020 8684 4400.


Office Furniture Hire from Norman Lewis

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Our office furniture hire department has just successfully completed another prestigious contract! You may have seen the 450 hire chairs recently supplied on the news when the Chinese delegation attended an event in London.

We are able to provide office furniture hire for several days for specific conferences, events or occasions as well as long term hire to furnish offices, receptions or break out areas. We will deliver to your site, at a specified time if necessary and collect once your contract has ended.

Office furniture hire can include seating, desking, receptions, conference room furniture and break out furniture.

We are able to cater for seasonal events and as the festive season will soon be upon us, why not start planning your Christmas events early.  We stock a wide range of hire furniture and beautiful dining chair options suitable for lunches and dinners – if you are looking for a more relaxed seating option why not chose our stunning velvet range.  Available in red, gold, purple, black and grey – your guests will be sitting comfortably for the duration. To compliment, we also stock dance floors, garment rails and a variety of tables, games and accessories. We can even supply a red carpet for those extra special occasions! So get booking and call us now on 020 8684 4400 or email our office furniture hire department on to avoid disappointment.

Bespoke office furniture and repairs at Norman Lewis

Our repairs and bespoke office furniture departments have been very busy recently! We have completed many projects over the last couple of months including a bespoke reception counter, complete chair renovations and reproduction flooring.

Bespoke Office Furniture

French Polishing – our French polishing team is very experienced in the restoration of antique furniture to best possible finish. The works can either be undertaken on site during evenings or weekends to minimise disruption or can be collected and completed off site. Please call us on 020 8684 4400 to discuss any restoration requirements.


Chair Reupholstery – whether for one or one hundred chairs, chair repair and reupholstery is usually more cost effective than buying new seating. We can replace broken arms or seats and most chair components, refoam seats and backs and reupholster with existing or different fabrics. Chairs are given a complete service before return to our customer. If necessary we can supply temporary seating while chair repairs are being undertaken. Please email our repairs team on for any further information.


Bespoke Office Furniture – our bespoke office furniture department is experienced in fulfilling a wide range of furniture needs including reception counters, built in storage and store wall, boardroom tables and desking. Liaising closely with our customers to identify exact requirements we can create 3d virtual images to illustrate exactly how our bespoke pieces will fit into existing surroundings. For any further information or advice on bespoke office furniture please call us on 020 8684 4400 or email

Bespoke Office Furniture
Bespoke reception counter being installed


bespoke office furniture
Completed bespoke reception counter – logo to be added
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