However good looking your furniture, whether it’s a traditional leather Chesterfield sofa or something more modern, its quality and durability depends largely on what you can't see - namely the frame around which the armchair, sofa or footstool is constructed.
The importance of a good frame
The frame has to stand up to all the strains and stresses of everyday use. We are committed to quality, our furniture is robustly built to take the knocks and last a lifetime. All our frames are hand assembled from selected hardwoods
The Thomas Lloyd frames
Many manufacturers take the easy and cheaper way out, using either elasticated webbing or a single bed of coiled springs. The problem with both of these methods is that each web and spring is dependent on each other, so if one loses its resilience the whole of the surrounding area is affected, giving you that unwelcome 'lumpy' feeling.
The Thomas Lloyd spring system
Our spring system offers further proof of our uncompromising commitment to quality. We use only superior serpentine high-tensile steel springing systems, where every individual spring is entirely self-supporting, meaning:
All our fibres are sourced from the leading UK suppliers. Even our back cushions, which do not have to perform in the same manner as a seat cushion, are quality branded fibre products.
Currently there are no British Standard tests for fibre products, but all Thomas Lloyd fibres are tested to perform to periodic recovery gains, flammability regulations, pre and post test heights, as well as for weight and weight loss.
Safety is as important as comfort when it comes to upholstery and all foams used in our furniture are superior in both these areas to those you will find on the high street at similar prices. We ensure this by:
Handmade in the UK, our best-selling leather furniture ranges include Vintage Chesterfield sofas, traditional Chesterfield furniture and modern design leather furniture. Whether it's a traditional sofa, a clean, modern leather sofa or a classic leather Chesterfield, Thomas Lloyd have a collection suitable for you. Find your next leather sofa or leather suite here.