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Where can I get 165 cm wide benches?

Search for a perfect 165 cm wide bench from a wide selection by size as well as price. Search multiple retailers for furniture.

Ashstead Bench - Oak & Ivory
£235
at Homebase

Width: 160 cm
Height: 46 cm
Depth: 35 cm

Ideal as a 165 cm wide bench. When we designed this collection, we channelled the look of a charming cottage in the Cotswolds. Pair it with the Ashstead dining table and be ready to host all your family feasts and catch-ups with friends. The trestle base is the standout feature of this two-tone beauty. We've taken that farmhouse style and modernised it. It will provide some real character to your dining room.

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How do I know if a bench is for a reasonable price?
You can check whether an item you like is overpriced or underpriced by comparing it to the median price. For the benches here the median is £369, that is, 50% of them is priced above this, and 50% below. Most of the benches here are priced between 75 British pounds and £2,366. Only 10% of products cost more or less than the above values. £582.84 is the average price of benches that match your search.
Atlanta 200cm Dark Grey High Gloss Dining Table with Cavello Chairs and Atlanta Grey Bench
£859
at Great Furniture Trading Company

Width: 158 cm
Height: 45 cm
Depth: 45 cm

Great if you are looking for a 165 cm wide bench. A stunningly modern piece that makes an attractive statement with its clean lines and minimalist look, the generously-proportioned Atlanta 200cm Dark Grey High Gloss Dining Table with Cavello Chairs and Atlanta Grey Bench is capable of seating as many as 10 people across its 200cm length. The table’s long-lasting, solid-hardwood construction has been given a finish in dark grey high gloss...

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Topdeal - Dining Bench Solid Acacia Wood and Steel 160x40x45 cm VDTD12252
£339.04
at ManoMano UK

Width: 160 cm
Height: 45 cm
Depth: 40 cm

Ideal for 165 cm wide spaces. Specifications: Colour: Brown and black Material: Solid acacia wood top + steel leg Dimensions: 160 x 40 x 45 cm (W x D x H) Polished, painted and lacquered Durable and stable Pure handmade craftsmanship and marvellous wood grains make every piece of furniture charismatic and slightly different from the next.

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Signature Extending Wooden Dining Table In Grey With 2 Benches
£1,899.95
at Elegant Furniture

Width: 160 cm
Height: 76 cm
Depth: 95 cm

Perfect for 165cm wide spaces. This item is painted in modern grey using our six stage paint process, ensuring the best appearance and resilience to everyday use. Width : 160cm to 210cm. The key feature to this collection is the exquisite hand-distressing on the grey limed tops, which is carried out by skilled craftsmen to create the spectacular stunning look that makes this collection so distinctive.

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Parisian 175cm Grey Shabby Chic Table with Benches with Grey Fabric Seats
£380
at Great Furniture Trading Company

Width: 155 cm
Height: 45 cm
Depth: 38 cm

Suitable for a space 165 cm wide. The Parisian 175cm Grey Shabby Chic Table with Benches with Grey Fabric Seats is a fashionable addition to your dining area. Crafted from solid acacia, the Parisian table has elegant, sculpted bowed legs with a grey painted finish and a lacquered table top. The two-toned dining table is complemented by matching benches with grey painted legs and comfortable grey fabric seats.

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What is the best way to measure the space to fit a bench in?
Measure both the width and the depth of the floor area where you'd like to place a bench. The easiest way is to use a measuring tape. Hold the start down at the edge of the area, and let it run to the opposite edge. Make sure the tape is parallel to the side of the space, or else you get a value larger than the reality. If the distance is larger than what you can stretch to with your arms, ask someone else to assist, or split the distance up into multiple parts. You can do this by either holding the tape down halfway and continuing running it while letting the first end go, or by marking how far you measured on the floor or wall, and reposition the tape to complete the measurement. If you want to avoid drawing on the floor, you can position a pointy object like a screwdriver there. Make sure to avoid dead places where the piece of furniture won't be able to go like pipes. Also it may be necessary to take the height of the space and the item into account wherever the ceiling is low.
Ashstead Dining Table and 2 Benches - Oak and Ivory
£915
at Homebase

Width: 160 cm
Height: 46 cm
Depth: 35 cm

Recommended if you are searching for a 165 cm wide bench. When we designed this collection, we channelled the look of a charming cottage in the Cotswolds. Pair it with the Ashstead dining table and be ready to host all your family feasts and catch-ups with friends. Say hello to our Ashstead dining table and bend set. The trestle base is the standout feature of this two-tone beauty. We've taken that farmhouse style and modernised it.

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Bolero - Acacia Wood and Steel Industrial Benches 1600mm Pack of 2 - DS158
£578.91
at ManoMano UK

Width: 160 cm
Height: 45 cm
Depth: 38 cm

Recommended for 165cm wide spaces. IN STOCK: best prices on Bolero Acacia Wood and Steel Industrial Benches 1600mm Pack of 2. DS158, DS158.

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Signature Extending Wooden Dining Table In Grey With 2 Benches And 2 Chairs
£2,399.95
at Elegant Furniture

Width: 160 cm
Height: 76 cm
Depth: 95 cm

Perfect if you are searching for a 165 cm wide bench. This item is painted in modern grey using our six stage paint process, ensuring the best look and resilience to everyday use. Width : 160cm to 210cm. The key feature to this collection is the exquisite hand-distressing on the grey limed tops, which is carried out by skilled craftsmen to create the charismatic beautiful look that makes this collection so distinctive.

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House Beautiful Trua Oak Dining Bench
£75
at Homebase

Width: 160 cm
Height: 45 cm
Depth: 35 cm

Recommended for 165cm wide spaces. It's also handy for squeezing in an extra diner or two! Entertain your guests in style with this graceful bench. A bench is a extraordinary choice if you're lacking space as you can tuck it under the table. The smooth, curved edges make this a family-friendly dining bench and gives it a stunning design edge. The softness of the natural timber of this bench will really freshen up your dining space.

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Parisian 175cm Shabby Chic Table with Benches with Grey Fabric Seats
£809
at Great Furniture Trading Company

Width: 155 cm
Height: 45 cm
Depth: 38 cm

Suitable for a space 165 cm wide. A extraordinary dining set, the Parisian 175cm Shabby Chic Table with Benches with Grey Fabric Seats brings elegance to your living space. Seating 8, the shabby chic table is crafted from solid acacia and has bowed white painted legs contrasting with a lacquered table top. With white painted, bowed legs, the benches are complete with comfortably padded seats with grey fabric upholstery.

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Signature Extending Wooden Dining Table In Grey With 1 Bench And 2 Chairs
£1,999.95
at Elegant Furniture

Width: 160 cm
Height: 76 cm
Depth: 95 cm

Recommended for 165cm wide spaces. This piece is painted in trendy grey using our six stage paint process, ensuring the best appearance and resilience to everyday use. Width : 160cm to 210cm. The key feature to this collection is the exquisite hand-distressing on the grey limed tops, which is carried out by skilled craftsmen to create the unique eye-catching appearance that makes this collection so distinctive.

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Bench 160 cm Black Natural Kubu Rattan and Solid Mango Wood - Black
£168.80
at ManoMano UK

Width: 160 cm
Height: 45 cm
Depth: 35 cm

Colour: Black Material: Natural kubu rattan, solid mango wood Dimensions: 160 x 35 x 45 cm (W x D x H) Armrests: No Assembly required: Yes It is a suitable combination of style and functionality which will become the eye-catcher in your home! Thanks to the soft kubu rattan seating area, the hall bench is exceedingly comfortable and easy to clean with a damp cloth.

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Verona 180cm Solid Oak Table with Imogen Fabric Chairs and Verona Oak Large Bench
£899
at Great Furniture Trading Company

Width: 155 cm
Height: 46 cm
Depth: 40 cm

The Verona 180cm Solid Oak Dining Table with Imogen Fabric Chairs and Verona Oak Large Bench marries principles of refined design with a solid sense of everyday practicality, creating a flexible option that won’t let you down, due to the versatility of its 180cm length, accommodating 8 diners. This set’s finishing touches come from the attractive Verona Oak Large Bench, constructed from solid...

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Ashstead Bench - Oak & Charcoal
£235
at Homebase

Width: 160 cm
Height: 46 cm
Depth: 35 cm

When we designed this collection, we channelled the look of a charming cottage in the Cotswolds. Pair it with the Ashstead dining table and be ready to host all your family feasts and catch-ups with friends. The trestle base is the standout feature of this two-tone beauty. We've taken that farmhouse style and modernised it. It will add some real character to your dining room.

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Alea Fabric Upholstered Hallway Seating Bench In Grey
£499.95
at Elegant Furniture

Width: 161 cm
Height: 55 cm
Depth: 46 cm

Featuring a button-tufted seat upholstered in tough-wearing Grey fabric, this bench will make a trendy addition to the living area. Height : 55cm. Width : 161cm. Depth : 46cm. Featuring a button-tufted seat upholstered in tough-wearing Grey fabric. This bench comes with sloping arms with a stud detail, supported with brown rubberwood tapered legs.

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Bench 160 cm Solid Acacia Wood and Stainless Steel - Brown
£277.09
at ManoMano UK

Width: 160 cm
Height: 45 cm
Depth: 40 cm

Material: Solid acacia wood with an oil finish (bench top) + stainless steel (legs) Dimensions: 160 x 40 x 45 cm (W x D x H) Bench top thickness: 3 cm With live edge that follows the natural shape of the tree This solid wood bench is characterized by a cool, industrial style, which will make a great addition to your living room or hallway.

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Parisian Shabby Chic Large Bench
£240
at Great Furniture Trading Company

Width: 155 cm
Height: 45 cm
Depth: 40 cm

Effortlessly complementing the Parisian 175cm Shabby Chic Dining Table, the large bench seats up to 3 diners. The Parisian Shabby Chic Large Bench brings stunning baroque style to your dining area. Crafted from acacia, the bench has a natural seat and elegantly bowed legs. The legs are finished with distressed white paint for a eye-catching contrast.

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Alea Fabric Upholstered Hallway Seating Bench In Black
£499.95
at Elegant Furniture

Width: 161 cm
Height: 55 cm
Depth: 46 cm

Featuring a button-tufted seat upholstered in tough-wearing black fabric, this bench will make a trendy addition to the living area. Height : 55cm. Width : 161cm. Depth : 46cm. Featuring a button-tufted seat upholstered in tough-wearing black fabric. This bench has sloping arms with a stud detail, supported with brown rubberwood tapered legs.

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Topdeal - Bench 160 cm Black Natural Kubu Rattan and Solid Mango Wood FF285794_UK
£144.32
at ManoMano UK

Width: 160 cm
Height: 45 cm
Depth: 35 cm

Specification : Colour: Black Material: Natural kubu rattan, solid mango wood Dimensions: 160 x 35 x 45 cm (W x D x H) Armrests: No Assembly required: Yes It is a ideal combination of style and functionality which will become the eye-catcher in your living space! Thanks to the soft kubu rattan seating area, the hall bench is exceedingly comfortable and simple to clean with a damp cloth.

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Is it possible to find benches using their size?
Finding benches in search engines on the Internet by size is difficult as search engines are best at finding words only. Also, when searching for benches to fit a given space, slightly shallower pieces would also suit. Even if some webshops allow searching for benches by measurements, searching many outlets at the same time needs a different solution. This is where Furniture Ferret comes to the rescue. Our systems scour many webshops on the Internet and index thousands of products to allow you to find the one that fits perfectly.
Picnic Bench - Navy & Grey
£140
at Homebase

Width: 157.6 cm
Height: 71.4 cm
Depth: 132 cm

This set provides a simple yet fashionable and functional dining solution for your garden.

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Modern Bedroom Set EU King Size 5ft3 Bed 2 Bedside Tables Bed Bench Grey Essonne - Grey
£719.99
at ManoMano UK

Width: 160 cm
Height: 110 cm
Length: 200 cm

Details: Product Type: Bedroom Set General Color: Grey Main Material: Faux Leather Additional Material: Poplar Wood Material Composition: 100% Polyester Dimensions: Bench Dimensions: 104x43x45 Bed Dimensions: 208x219x108 Cabinet Dimensions: 48x41x56 Sleeping Consisting of a bed, two nightstands and a bench, each upholstered in high-quality faux leather.

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LOMMARP TV bench, light beige, 159x45x81 cm
£279
at IKEA

Width: 159 cm
Height: 81 cm
Depth: 45 cm

The design makes this piece of furniture easy to place, easy to use for various needs, and easy to match with other furnishings. light beige 159x45x81 cm. Adjustable shelves make it easy to customise the space according to your needs. The surface is sturdy and easy to keep clean. LOMMARP TV bench.

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Picnic Bench - White & Grey
£140
at Homebase

Width: 157.6 cm
Height: 71.4 cm
Depth: 132 cm

This set provides a simple yet fashionable and functional dining solution for your garden.

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Signature Extending Wooden Dining Table In Grey With 1 Bench And 4 Chairs
£2,399.95
at Elegant Furniture

Width: 160 cm
Height: 76 cm
Depth: 95 cm

This item is painted in modern grey using our six stage paint process, ensuring the best appearance and resilience to everyday use. Width : 160cm to 210cm. The key feature to this collection is the exquisite hand-distressing on the grey limed tops, which is carried out by skilled craftsmen to create the unique beautiful look that makes this collection so distinctive.

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Hungate 3 Seater Garden Bench
£220
at Homebase

Width: 165 cm
Height: 90 cm
Depth: 63.5 cm

It can comfortably seat 3 people and is made from responsibly sourced FSC acacia hardwood. Sit back, relax and enjoy your garden from the comfort of the Hungate 3 seater bench.

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Bench Solid Acacia Wood 160 cm VD11637 - Hommoo
£241
at ManoMano UK

Width: 160 cm
Height: 45 cm
Depth: 40 cm

Specifications: Colour: Brown and black Material: Solid acacia wood with an oil finish (bench top) + powder-coated metal (legs) Dimensions: 160 x 40 x 45 cm (W x D x H) Bench top thickness: 3 cm With live edge that follows the natural shape of the tree Simple to assemble Description This high-quality bench has a cool, industrial style and will make a great addition to your living room, hall or...

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BYÅS high-gloss white, TV bench, 160x42x45 cm
£129
at IKEA

Width: 160 cm
Height: 45 cm
Depth: 42 cm

high-gloss white 160x42x45 cm. You can customise the space for optimal use, as both boxes have an adjustable shelf inside. The top panel of the TV bench is intended for a TV with a maximum weight of 50 kg. The open compartment has an adjustable shelf for a DVD player or game console. BYÅS TV bench.

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Malmo Wooden Dining Bench In White Oak
£399.95
at Elegant Furniture

Width: 160 cm
Height: 45 cm
Depth: 42 cm

It is made from solid oak with a partial veneer ensuring high quality and stability. Height : 450mm. Width : 1600mm. Depth : 420mm. Manufactured from high quality MDF material. The curved effect of the Malmo bench creates a contemporary design. Finish : White Oak. Dining Chairs are not Included. Material : MDF.

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LACK TV bench, white, 160x35x36 cm
£50
at IKEA

Width: 160 cm
Height: 36 cm
Depth: 35 cm

The top panel of the TV bench is intended for a TV with a maximum weight of 30 kg. white 160x35x36 cm. The opening at the back lets you easily gather and organise all wires. The TV bench must be fixed to the wall with the included wall fastener.

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Wilmslow Grey Painted Extending Dining Table with 2 Chairs and Bench
£1,171
at Choice Furniture Superstore

Width: 160 cm
Height: 76 cm
Depth: 95 cm

Upholstered in a luxurious, hard wearing grey linen fabric that conforms to British Safety Standards UKFR BS5852 These chairs team ideally with the dining tables in this range, and can also be matched with the benches to create mixed seating. These products are painted in contemporary grey using our six stage paint process, ensuring the best look and resilience to everyday use.

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Mason Wooden Hallway Dining Bench In Oak
£599.95
at Elegant Furniture

Width: 160 cm
Height: 46 cm
Depth: 35 cm

Height : 46cm. Width : 160cm. Depth : 35cm. The seat is made from a single piece of solid oak wood, patterned by natural grain and highly textured. The oak is given a grey finish that contributes to the contemporary look. The tough and durable Mason bench is ideally suited to contemporary loft living. It's supported by four tapered legs made from tough black iron.

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Anchor Fast Oxdale Wooden 3 Seater Bench FSC
£379
at Homebase

Width: 165 cm
Height: 87 cm
Depth: 69 cm

Suitable for quiet reflection whilst taking in the garden or catching up with friends and family. This item is delivered to you direct from one of our suppliers, please see our Terms & Conditions for more details. The Oxdale 3 Seater Bench is the suitable place to sit, relax and enjoy your garden from. A solid traditional bench with an attractive curved slatted back.

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Mark Harris Malibu Grey Faux Leather Large Bench with Back
£418
at Choice Furniture Superstore

Width: 162 cm
Height: 83.5 cm
Depth: 45 cm

As an alternative to dining chairs, this 4-seater Malibu Large Grey Bench with Back is a fantastically flexible option, with comfort coming from its padded seats and backrests, and robust support provided by its frame of brushed stainless steel, with legs in a sled arrangement. The benchs fashionable upholstery in neutral grey provides a tasteful finishing touch.

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Anchor Fast Milldale Wooden 3 Seater Bench
£499
at Homebase

Width: 159 cm
Height: 90 cm
Depth: 70 cm

Perfect for quiet reflection whilst taking in the garden or catching up with friends and family. This item is delivered to you direct from one of our suppliers, please see our Terms & Conditions for more details. The Milldale 3 Seater Bench is the suitable place to sit, relax and enjoy your garden from. A solid traditional bench with an attractive curved slatted back.

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HAVSTA TV bench with plinth, grey, 160x47x62 cm
£250
at IKEA

Width: 160 cm
Height: 62 cm
Depth: 47 cm

HAVSTA TV bench with plinth, grey, 160x47x62 cm Made of solid wood with crafted details and a brushed surface, HAVSTA TV bench adds a genuine feel and charm to any room. Smart, built-in cable management makes it simple to keep unruly cables hidden. Made of wood from sustainable sources.

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How can I use the search on Furniture Ferret?
Searching on Furniture Ferret is easy. On mobile, tap on the search button in the header in the top right corner to show the search form. On desktop, just use the form on the left. Then type any keywords you would like to search for, for example, "desk", "bathroom cabinet" or "yellow sofa". Drag the two handles on the sliders to specify the highest and lowest values for the width, height and depth (length) and the price you are interested in. Tap "Go!" to update the results. That's all!
LOMMARP dark blue-green, TV bench, 159x45x81 cm
£279
at IKEA

Width: 159 cm
Height: 81 cm
Depth: 45 cm

The design makes this piece of furniture easy to place, simple to use for various needs, and simple to match with other furnishings. dark blue-green 159x45x81 cm. Adjustable shelves make it simple to customise the space according to your needs. LOMMARP TV bench.

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Mark Harris Malibu White Faux Leather Large Bench with Back
£418
at Choice Furniture Superstore

Width: 162 cm
Height: 83.5 cm
Depth: 45 cm

A practical, versatile and spectacular seating solution perfect for large tables, this Malibu Large White Bench with Back is as comfortable as it is fashionable, with its densely-padded seat and backrest and sleek faux-leather upholstery in brilliant white. Able to seat up to 4, the bench provides a complement to a range of contemporary interiors with its brushed stainless-steel frame and...

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HAVSTA TV bench with plinth, white, 160x47x62 cm
£250
at IKEA

Width: 160 cm
Height: 62 cm
Depth: 47 cm

HAVSTA TV bench with plinth, white, 160x47x62 cm Made of solid wood with crafted details and a brushed surface, HAVSTA TV bench provides a genuine feel and charm to any room. Smart, built-in cable management makes it easy to keep unruly cables hidden. Made of wood from sustainable sources.

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Mark Harris Horacio Brown Faux Leather Bench
£348
at Choice Furniture Superstore

Width: 157 cm
Height: 90 cm
Depth: 60 cm

A fashionable alternative to dining chairs, the bench has faux leather with a stitched design and tapered black metal legs. The Horacio Brown Faux Leather Bench is a wonderful addition to any interior. Brown faux leather with stitched design. Elegantly tapered black metal legs. Stylish and modern dining bench. Chic alternative to chairs.

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STOCKHOLM walnut veneer, TV bench, 160x40x50 cm
£329
at IKEA

Width: 160 cm
Height: 50 cm
Depth: 40 cm

The TV bench stays in place on uneven floors because it has adjustable feet. The TV bench in walnut veneer with legs of solid ash brings a warm, natural feeling to any room. You can easily alter the height according to your storage needs as the shelves are adjustable. The distinctive grain pattern in the walnut veneer gives each piece of furniture a unique character.

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Clemence Richard Massive Oak 164cm Dining Bench
£584
at Choice Furniture Superstore

Width: 164 cm
Height: 45 cm
Depth: 40 cm

The key feature of the range that contributes to its exceptional beauty is the amount of knots and splits that bring us closer to nature. The most popular finishes that emphasize the grain of timber are natural oil and white oil. Character knots, splits and chasms are a natural characteristic of this range and enhance the style. All Made to Order items are manufactured as per the order supplied by...

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Mark Harris Ava Grey Faux Leather Large Bench
£295
at Choice Furniture Superstore

Width: 162 cm
Height: 45 cm
Depth: 45 cm

The 4-seater bench has comfortable foam-padding, tasteful grey faux-leather upholstery, and fashionable stainless steel legs which join in a sled configuration. Give a charismatic and astonishing seating plan to your living space with the Ava Large Grey Bench, which makes a stunning substitute for, or partner to, dining chairs to create a flexible and unmistakably trendy arrangement.

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LACK TV bench, black-brown, 160x35x36 cm
£50
at IKEA

Width: 160 cm
Height: 36 cm
Depth: 35 cm

The top panel of the TV bench is intended for a TV with a maximum weight of 30 kg. black-brown 160x35x36 cm. The opening at the back allows you to easily gather and organise all wires. The TV bench must be fixed to the wall with the included wall fastener.

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Mark Harris Verona Oak Bench
£295
at Choice Furniture Superstore

Width: 155 cm
Height: 47 cm
Depth: 42 cm

Mark Harris Furniture comes with a cost-effective source of high quality furniture. CFS Offers Free Fast Home home delivery On all Pieces of Mark Harris Furniture all over England and Wales. Mark Harris Verona Oak Bench.

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IDANÄS TV bench, white, 162x40x63 cm
£199
at IKEA

Width: 162 cm
Height: 63 cm
Depth: 40 cm

Keep the area around the TV tidy – store your games, controls and accessories in the two drawers and feed the cables through the outlets in the back. IDANÄS TV bench, white, 162x40x63 cm IDANÄS series combines timeless design with contemporary functionality. Cable outlet for simple cable management.

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RÖNNINGE / RÖNNINGE Table with 2 chairs and bench, birch/birch, 155/210 cm
£579
at IKEA

Width: 155 cm
Height: 75 cm
Depth: 90 cm

Visible variations in the wood grain; gives a warm, natural feeling. birch/birch 155/210 cm. Table legs of solid wood, a hardwearing natural material. RÖNNINGE / RÖNNINGE Table with 2 chairs and bench. Easy to assemble as each leg has only one fitting.

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Mark Harris Horacio Grey Faux Leather Bench
£348
at Choice Furniture Superstore

Width: 157 cm
Height: 90 cm
Depth: 60 cm

A chic alternative to dining chairs, the bench has smooth grey faux leather with a stitched design and is complete with tapered black metal legs. The Horacio Grey Faux Leather Bench is a beautiful choice for any contemporary home. Tapered black metal legs are elegant and robust. Smooth grey faux leather with stitched design. Stylish and contemporary dining bench. Spectacular alternative to chairs.

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Darcy Wax Grey Faux Leather Dining Bench
£185
at Choice Furniture Superstore

Width: 160 cm
Height: 46 cm
Depth: 34 cm

The chairs have that relaxed feel to them and ooze comfort as the sloped back rest gently curves to form the sumptuous seat, offered in either on trend wax faux leather or smooth faux leather. A designer sleigh base provides to the mix making a powerful statement in cool black powder coating. The Darcy collection of dining chairs and bench will make a cool edgy statement in any dining space.

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From the history of furniture: The history of chairs

1. Heavy Panelled Chair with box under the seat. The back below the seat acts as a door. (Oak.) Tudor Period. First half of 16th Century.

Fig 2. shows the development of the same motif of construction to a lighter form. This type made its appearance just prior to the Elizabethan era and continued with but short alterations until late in the 17th century.

2. Panelled back type with carving in the form of conventional foliage. (Oak.) Elizabethan Period. Second half of 16th Century.

With the advent of the Stuart regime a great change took place in the national costume, namely, the wearing of the farthingale by women, and stuffed doublets and hose by men, which resulted in the advent of the chair without arms. The upholstered seats began to make their appearance as seen in Fig. 3.

3. Farthingale Chair with upholstered seat and back. (Oak.) James I Period. Early 17th Century.

The chairs of the Charles I period were similar in design and proportion, although various new forms were evolved. The low arms seen in Fig. 4 were designed with a view to the better accommodation of the farthingale.

4. Upholstered Jacobean Chair with twist turned legs and stretchers. (Walnut.) Charles I Period. Early 17th Century:

The austere and rigorous feeling dominant throughout the Cromwellian period showed its influence strongly in the chairs of the time. Any superfluous enrichment was avoided with the exception that the legs and arms were often bobbin-turned, as shown in Fig. 5.

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Questions and answers

How can I choose a colour for a bench?

If you have the option to choose from different colours for a bench that fits your space and budget, it is helpful to know how different colours work together. The two main things to consider for everything colour is balance and associations. Balance simply means that the colours in one's space should be coordinated, so that it looks like a unit, and not just a random collection of elements. This can be achieved by using a colour wheel, and going for colours that are either quite close to each other (as colours that are only different in lightness or intensity always go together, but slight differences in the actual hue can also be fine), or quite far, for example on different halves of the wheel (giving you complementary colours like red and green). Associations with and emotions connected to colours are also important, and there are many guides for these from those by 19th-century Impressionist painters to modern interior design guides. It is quite probable that these associations are cultural and learnt, which means that they can be quite different in different cultures or for different people. The associations are even often contradictory, which makes it even more difficult to use them as a guide. Blue is often associated with productivity, but also stability, calmness and even sadness. Green is clearly the colour of nature, and is considered to evoke safety, luck and envy (though in other cultures this latter is yellow instead). Yellow is always a shouty colour and can evoke brightness, warmth, attention and energy (likely evoking the sun), except when it is dark and becomes brown, when it is thought to be a sign of comfort and relaxation. Red is considered to be the colour of friendship, energy, leadership, desire and anger, which is a very wide range of feelings. But it is clear that in nature, it means danger or importance, so you probably need to put it next to a calm colour to allow the brain to rest. These emotions point in so many directions that these guidelines seem to boil down to just this: pause and consider what the colour means for you.

Our philosophy

We want everyone to live comfortably even if they only have a small space they call home. We search the Internet for thousands of desks, cabinets, bookcases, shoe cabinets, beds, tables, sofas and so on by size, to find just the right piece to go next to the bed and turn the room into some closet space, or to find that extra long bed that is still narrow enough to squeeze through the door. From the hall to the living room, don't live around furniture - have furniture that lives with you.

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