13th November 2015

History of Parker Knoll and Ercol Furniture

Parker Knoll and Ercol are two examples of quality British furniture brands whose collections are designed and crafted in England. Parker Knoll Frederick Parker started his chair making business in 1869 in a simple workshop in London. He prided himself on designing and developing the finest furniture. When Frederick Parker and Sons Ltd started working with Willi Knoll, they embraced a radical new... Read More
6th October 2015

History of G Plan

G Plan is distinctive British brand of furniture that is known for quality craftsmanship. The actual brand was not conceived until the early 1950s, however the Gomme family had been making furniture since 1898. Early history of G Plan furniture G Plan’s roots lie in 1898 when Ebenezer Gomme established his handcrafted furniture business in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. He was not alone in... Read More
16th September 2015

45 years of Lukehurst Furniture celebrated with new store opening

In October, Lukehurst celebrates its 45th anniversary. The first store was opened in Rainham by Gerald Lukehurst in 1970 when he was 53 years old. Since then the business has gone from strength to strength, always remaining in the family. Lukehurst is now jointly run by Gerald’s son Martin and his granddaughter Kathryn, and we’re currently getting our new store ready in time for the grand... Read More
20th May 2015

Make your outdoor spaces trendier

Are you looking to make your outdoor space a bit more stylish? Well you’ve come to the right place. With the summer months upon us more and more people are looking to make the most of the warmer weather, which means getting outdoors. If your garden needs some love after a harsh winter then look no further than our top tips for making your outdoor space blossom again. Back to basics First,... Read More
5th May 2015

Are you wondering what to do with your old furniture?

If you were one of the lucky people that grabbed a bargain at our big relocation sale then you’ve probably got a few too many pieces of furniture cluttering up your home right now, which is never a fun place to be. Working out what to do with old furniture can be stressful, but don’t panic! We’ve come up with some simple ways to solve your furniture woes and help take your home from... Read More
22nd April 2015

The Lukehurst Great Store Closing - Relocation Sale

If you’re looking to grab a bargain and give your home a new look then you’ve come to the right place. After nine great years we will be closing our Lukehurst store in Mill Way, Sittingbourne, which means that you can get your hands on all of our amazing stock for incredible low prices. Starting on Wednesday 15th April the sale will begin with two days of special invitation-only private... Read More
17th April 2015

Happy Easter from Lukehurst

Easter is almost upon us, and here at Lukehurst we’re looking forward to a weekend filled with family, fun and festivities. With weather reports hinting at bright spring days over the Easter period you can explore the great outdoors and make the most of the beautiful Garden of England, before returning home to enjoy a delicious celebratory meal around the table with those close to your heart. Easter... Read More
3rd April 2015

One Day Soft Furnishing Workshops

Here at Lukehurst we understand the importance of soft furnishings in a home, which is why we created our bespoke curtains and soft furnishings service to help every customer get a truly unique look to help add the finishing touch to their dream space. What better way to get a truly bespoke look than to embrace your DIY skills and make your own curtains or blinds for your home? Now, we know that... Read More
31st March 2015

How to increase the lifespan of your sofa

Without proper care and attention your sofa could end up looking decidedly more shabby than chic. Creased fabric, saggy cushions and stains are all signs of an aged sofa. Whether it’s a leather two seater settee, a big corner unit or a cosy cuddle chair, a little bit of maintenance can go a long way to help your sofa last longer. Here are some tips to help you care for your sofa: Sofas don’t... Read More
29th March 2015

Why do you need a headboard?

As most people know, all rooms have a focal point. When it comes to bedrooms the focal point is usually quite clear - the bed. This means that the bed should be a haven of calm; an area that feels warm and inviting, and stands out in the space of the room. One way to ensure that the bed is a focal point is through a headboard, which can enhance the overall look of your room and add a whole new level... Read More
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