The best of British: 9 UK furniture and homeware brands fit for a queen
As a UK furniture store, we’re proud to work with leading suppliers who are committed to manufacturing high quality pieces - while also being based right here on British soil. When it comes to the level of craftsmanship and standard of manufacturing, Britain reigns supreme, with many furniture and homeware brands on our doorstep to make our homes feel more ‘happy and glorious’.
To celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee this week, we have shared a round-up of our favourite British furniture and homeware brands, and why each of their pieces are fit for royalty…
With over 50 years of curating beautiful, handcrafted furniture pieces from their factory in Lancashire, Tetrad has been renowned for its British quality and premium craftsmanship since 1968. Over the years, this iconic upholstery brand has grown to become an industry leader in UK furniture, with an experienced team always on hand to curate durable and timeless products that are striking yet functional.
At Andersons, we have a fantastic selection of Tetrad’s latest pieces, from classic sofas, armchairs and snugglers, to elegant beds and footstools to bring a dignified, timeless look and feel to your home.
View our Tetrad products here
Collins & Hayes
Collins & Hayes are without a doubt, a Great British classic. They’ve been creating luxury furniture for over 150 years and, although a lot has changed since 1870, their superior standards for every piece remains. Inside their Nottinghamshire workshop, Collin & Hayes’ skilled craftspeople and tailors bring high quality furniture to life, with meticulous attention to detail and the finishing touches done by hand. It’s this personal touch that guarantees a superior level of quality and comfort in every piece.
Our vast selection of Collins & Hayes sofas cover every size and style, from chic contemporary pieces and large corner units, to modest two seaters and a classic, traditional design. Regardless of which style you choose, you’re guaranteed a superior level of comfort - perfect for everyday lounging!
View our Collins & Hayes products here
We all know that Hypnos are essentially manufacturers of a great night’s sleep, but did you know that the business has run in the same family for 5 generations? The Keen family have been applying excellence to the process of making luxury pocket spring mattresses and beds here in the UK since Edwardian times, amounting to over 100 years of experience.
After receiving a Royal Warrant from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and winning the prestigious ‘Queen’s Award for Enterprise’ for International Trade in 2017 and Sustainable Development in 2020, it’s fair to say that their beds have received a royal seal of approval.
Our wide range of Hypnos bedding pieces include sumptuous mattresses, stylish bed frames and beautiful headboards that will make sure you drift off to sleep in style, no matter what look you want to achieve in your bedroom.
This furniture manufacturer is a winning combination of Italian design and British manufacturing. In 1920, Italian designer Lucian R Ercolani established the brand in the centre of English furniture making - High Wycombe - with the goal of designing and producing luxury furniture which reflects our ever-changing lifestyles. Today, Lucian’s grandson and great grandson continue the business’ endeavour for excellence, collaborating with external UK designers to produce unique and stylish pieces that are perfect for everyday life.
At Andersons, you can discover a fantastic variety of Ercol furniture pieces to help you create an effortlessly stylish home interior. Whether you’re searching for a coffee table, sideboard, dining chairs or bedroom furniture, there’s something for every part of your home.
View our Ercol products here
When it comes to flooring, Amtico is a Great British brand that is truly dedicated to their craft. For over 50 years, their talented in-house team of experts have worked tirelessly to produce innovative designs that are manufactured with a superior degree of skill and excellence. With warranties being some of the longest in the industry, and 43 product assurance tests for each piece to pass before leaving their Coventry facility, Amtico is the embodiment of high quality British manufacturing standards.
At Andersons, we’re proud to be the only Amtico One exclusive retail partner in Aberdeen and the north east of Scotland. Discover interactive design tools and bespoke flooring solutions in store, including laminate, wood and carpet.
Since 1956, Cormar Carpets has been designing and manufacturing high quality products for homes all across the UK, using the very best materials and outstanding craftsmanship in their two Lancashire mills. Their award-winning carpets have raised the business’ reputation to a brand people can trust, but their unwavering family values and a warm, local feel at the heart of the business is what has elevated them to become a household name in UK flooring.
Visit us in store and chat to our friendly team of flooring experts to find the perfect Cormar carpet for your home, from wool twist and wool loop, to soft deep pile and easy clean carpets - perfect for a family.
Bedeck of Belfast
With a remarkable origin story of embellishing handkerchiefs, Alexander Irwin established Bedeck of Belfast in 1951 to supply beautiful bed linens that had the power to truly transform his customers' interiors. With a strong ethos of giving customers time and choice, Bedeck of Belfast is one of only a few bed linen providers who still has its own in-house textile design studio. One of its most notable collections is the collaboration with Morris & Co - bringing the leading UK textile designer, William Morris’ work to bedrooms all across the country.
Whether you love colourful florals, bold geometric prints or simple and minimal designs, there’s a huge selection of Bedeck of Belfast bed linens waiting for you to discover at Andersons. Not only that, we also stock a number of their cushions and throws so you can complete your bedroom aesthetic to perfection.
View our Bedeck of Belfast products here
Bronte by Moon
Made in the heart of Yorkshire, Bronte by Moon offers timeless pieces with British craftsmanship woven into the very fabric of their woollen throw blankets, cushions and scarves. They are one of the last remaining vertical woollen mills here in the UK, with their reputation for consistent quality and stylish designs also standing the test of time.
At Andersons, you can find a selection of pieces from Bronte by Moon in our homeware department, including colourful cushions and soft throw blankets in a number of patterns and colourways - perfect for creating a cosy and welcoming atmosphere in your home.
View our Bronte by Moon products here
Heyland & Whittle
With the strong belief that nature knows best, this family run soap and herbal business was set up in 2003 inside a farmyard barn in Surrey. Since then, Heyland & Whittle has enriched its customers’ homes through the power of fragrance, taking them on a journey of scents through artisan soaps, candles and diffusers, using 100% natural ingredients and recyclable packaging.
Our homeware department is filled with heavenly fragrances from Heyland and Whittle, in diffuser, candle, room spray and soap form. Some of our favourite scents include the delicious clementine and prosecco, the soothing lavender and chamomile and the exotic bergamot and lime.
View our Heyland & Whittle products here
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