Projects and case studies featuring outdoor seating on EXTERNAL WORKS. Inspiration and ideas to help you find the best solution for your project.
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  • Streetlife: Urban seating solution for public square
    Urban seating solution for public square
    Streetlife
    The ancient catalpa tree in Heerlen has been surrounded by a Rough & Ready circular bench for many years. However, due to root growth and expanding tree size, the bench around the tree needed to be replaced. This prompted...
  • Chris Nangle Furniture: Seating designed for narrow boat marina, Northwich Quay
    Seating designed for narrow boat marina, Northwich Quay
    Chris Nangle Furniture
    Chris Nangle designed and produced bespoke oak benches mounted on top of stone gabions for a new narrow boat marina development in North Cheshire. Six large charred and natural oak benches were also designed to fit in with...
  • Langley Design Street Furniture: Bespoke Hardwood Spiral Bench for Community Garden
    Bespoke Hardwood Spiral Bench for Community Garden
    Langley Design Street Furniture
    The transformation of this dingy 1960’s office block into desirable apartments was assisted by the installation of very high specification split level courtyard gardens. The upper garden was designed as a sociable area to...
  • Furnitubes International: Unique seating for new urban development
    Unique seating for new urban development
    Furnitubes International
    Ruskin Square in Croydon is a 2 million sq ft development creating a high-quality environment in which to work, relax and live, ultimately providing 625 new residential units. Furnitubes’ designers worked closely with muf...
  • Artform Urban Furniture: FGP Benches supplied to new Woden Street apartments
    FGP Benches supplied to new Woden Street apartments
    Artform Urban Furniture
    A new 7-storey building, for 40 residential apartments with space on the ground floor for commercial and retail use, has been developed at a prominent corner site at Woden Street in Salford. Artform Urban was asked to supply...
  • GoPlastic: Recycled plastic outdoor furniture for school refurb
    Recycled plastic outdoor furniture for school refurb
    GoPlastic
    GoPlastic benches and picnic tables were specified for outdoor areas at Furze Platt, a leading secondary school in Maindenhead. The school wanted a sustainable long-term option to its wooden outdoor furniture. Recycled...
  • Furnitubes International: RailRoad benches perfect match for Sun Pier, Chatham
    RailRoad benches perfect match for Sun Pier, Chatham
    Furnitubes International
    Sun Pier, located on the River Medway, has been a prominent feature of Chatham’s historic waterfront since its construction in the 1860s. The pier was publicly-owned, with pleasure boats making stops, as well as being used...
  • Marshalls - street furniture: Bespoke iroko and bronze seating for Leicester Square
    Bespoke iroko and bronze seating for Leicester Square
    Marshalls - street furniture
    In May 2012, in advance of the Olympics and the Diamond Jubilee celebrations, Leicester Square reopened following major public realm improvements. A flagship scheme in the Mayor’s ‘Great Outdoors’ programme, its design was...
  • Environmental Street Furniture: Outdoor seating for National Theatre redevelopment
    Outdoor seating for National Theatre redevelopment
    Environmental Street Furniture
    Environmental Street Furniture supplied Mmcité Limpido steel outdoor seating to one of the UK's most prominent publicly funded performing arts venues, the National Theatre on London's South Bank, following the extensive...
  • Streetlife: New landscaping elements for Amstelveen city centre
    New landscaping elements for Amstelveen city centre
    Streetlife
    The central square of Amstelveen, near Amsterdam in the Netherlands, was revitalised with a series of green benches, Hug a Tubs planted with tall bamboo, and spacious Beethoven Benches combined with CorTen Tree Grids. These...
  • Vestre AS: Stylish, curved VIA bench for Kings Cross concourse
    Stylish, curved VIA bench for Kings Cross concourse
    Vestre AS
    The VIA bench from Vestre was specified by Townshend Landscape Architects for the concourse outside Kings Cross railway station, to provide durable and attractive public seating for the area.
  • URBASTYLE®: Architectural concrete tree surrounds, Dronten Station
    Architectural concrete tree surrounds, Dronten Station
    URBASTYLE®
    A new station at Dronten in the Netherlands required high quality landscaping surrounding the building to create a beautiful environment for arriving travellers or those waiting for taxis or cars.
  • Factory Furniture: Tramway seating for Besancon in France
    Tramway seating for Besancon in France
    Factory Furniture
    Factory Furniture were approached by French architects Reichen Robert and Associates in 2011 to provide a design solution based on the Skop bench for the new tramway in Besancon in France. The design in powdercoated...
  • Furnitubes International: Concrete, modular seating for residential play area
    Concrete, modular seating for residential play area
    Furnitubes International
    45 Millharbour is a residential development of two 14-storey towers and a 7-storey linking block on the west side of Millwall Inner Dock, in London’s Docklands. Between the north façade and its neighbouring building a public...
  • Furnitubes International: Bespoke Nicky Hopkins memorial seat for West London Park
    Bespoke Nicky Hopkins memorial seat for West London Park
    Furnitubes International
    Nicky Hopkins was a session musician who worked with many artists and appeared on some of the most well-known tracks of all time, including The Rolling Stones’ Sympathy for the Devil, John Lennon’s Jealous Guy, and You Are...