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Style and durability: the best of both worlds?

Ellis explains why their products are always top of the class

Posted by Ed Brown | July 21, 2017 | Facilities

Gone are the days where strong and durable furniture has to look clumpy, dull, and drab.

Many furniture manufacturers and designers focus on style at the expense of durability. Whilst many companies can supply products at an attractive price point, few are able to combine high-street looks with military style durability.

We all know that a student lifestyle pushes the academic and social boundaries to the absolute limit, and accommodation often takes the brunt!

With student accommodation thriving, and new suppliers providing swanky apartments in hot locations, students are now taking the style of their potential new digs into as much consideration as the quality of the university.

This is where the savvy university hall managers have combined our renowned product strength, with our design led-ranges.

Placing value on durability, will ensure you don’t find your maintenance budget wiped out to replace the low-quality furniture that’s been broken. No one wants to keep replacing the table that breaks from the dance off on the kitchen table after fresher’s night out.


Ellis have a rich 126-year heritage of creating strong and stylish furniture, and has confidence to provide a 20-year guarantee on key ranges.

Want to know what’s in our box of tricks. Make a visit to Ellis, a must before your next project, we’ll listen to your needs, and give our very best advice.

Visit or give us a call on 01484 514 212 or email us at 

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