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News – latest news about the furniture manufacturing industry, Chesterfield sofa updates, development pieces and bits about The Chesterfield Company

The History of The Chesterfield Sofa

About the Chesterfield Sofa The distinctive design of a Chesterfield Sofa is something that has been a popular style choice of people around the world for hundreds of years, but where did the design come from? The original Chesterfield sofa was believed to be commissioned by Lord Phillip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, which explains […]

How to take care of your sofa

Once you get your new sofa, we know you’ll want to keep it looking just as good as it was when it was first delivered. To give you a hand with this, we’ve made this simple sofa care guide which will help you keep your sofa in pristine condition. Daily Sofa care If you’ve opted […]

What makes a sofa a Chesterfield Sofa?

Origin of the Chesterfield Sofa Chesterfield sofas apparently originated in the 1700s when Lord Phillip Stanhope, the 4th Earl of Chesterfield, commissioned a leather sofa to be made that had a distinctively low seat base and deep buttoning. Since then, a variety of Chesterfield sofa designs have been created, but all have the same distinguishing […]

Free Returns

Here at the Chesterfield Company, we take pride in being able to offer you high quality Chesterfield and contemporary sofas, as well as wing chairs, footstools and more. Our expert craftsmen work hard to ensure that our sofas are the best they can be, and we only use the highest standard of locally sourced materials […]

How to check if your new sofa can fit in your home

A Full Guide To Measuring Your Home For A New Sofa Make sure to check that your new sofa can fit in your home before or shortly after you order. This means that if there are changes that need to be made to your order, we can help you and your order can be amended. […]

What are the different types of leather?

Here at The Chesterfield Company, we have four different categories for our leathers. These are Full Grain, Antique, Old Vintage Aniline, and Premium Aniline. But what do these names mean? Full Grain Leather Our cheapest of the types of leather is Full Grain leather. The leathers in this collection are the hardest wearing of our […]

Christmas Jumper Day

Christmas Jumper day Today, our staff have been celebrating Christmas Jumper Day! There has been a massive variety of jumpers, hats and accessories on show-there’s even a onesie! We’ve picked the best ones and awarded them some prizes. Nissi gets first place with his homemade Christmas jumper, and he can be seen below showing it off. Ryan […]

Guaranteed Pre-Christmas Delivery on a wide range of sofas!

To help mark the start of the big Christmas countdown, The Chesterfield Company has launched our brand new pre-Christmas delivery category! We know that getting the right sofa in time for your in laws popping around for the Christmas festivities is imperative! That’s why this year we have selected a large variety of our sofas […]

Vintage Furniture for a Modern Lifestyle

Modern Minimalist or Modern Beauty? Modern décor and style is always interesting and always changing – there are some really way out there ideas and designs that are so different that they catch the eye immediately. Some modern spaces are just that – spaces, empty and devoid of furniture, furnishings or accessories. In the eye […]

Best of British – Accessorise your Chesterfield Sofa

A British, traditional handmade leather sofa deserves to be accompanied by classic accessories to finish off that perfect vintage, patriotic look. For this blog post, we have teamed up our classic handmade traditional Gladbury leather sofa with a variety of furniture and accessories we think reflect the ‘Best of British’. Creating a simple yet effective […]