Enquire NOW
facebooktwitterlinkedinyoutubepinterest
Furnitubes
Subscribe to RSS
Archive

Blog

 5 views from a bench you need to see

5 views from a bench you need to see

A bench can be such a significant place for most, naturally, we figured the view from a bench is equally as important. We took a look at some of the most spectacular views taken from various bench locations up and down the country, the perfect spot for sitting and watching the world go by.

Categories Seating and Benches
Greening the grey: The greenest cities

Greening the grey: The greenest cities

In one way or another we all try to live a more sustainable lifestyle. Our everyday choices have an impact on the environment we live in; from choosing to buy bottled water or that coffee on the morning run. We explore how we can be encouraged and inspired by other cities that have excelled at creating a sustainable and greener environment.

Categories Industry News, Greening the grey
A quick word with Catherine on International Women's Day

A quick word with Catherine on International Women's Day

Today is a celebration of the achievements of women and a reminder of the hard work that paved the way. What does international women's day mean to you? 

Categories Company News
Greening the grey: Reopening the outdoors

Greening the grey: Reopening the outdoors

We long to be together again united in outside spaces, a shopping trip with friends or a picnic in the park but how can street furniture be used as a permanent solution in our way out of the pandemic?

Categories Seating and Benches, Company News, Industry News, Greening the grey
Greening the grey: 5 benefits of planting in urban cities

Greening the grey: 5 benefits of planting in urban cities

It’s part of our mission to get more people outside and green the grey in our cities and we know adding beautiful planters and softening an urban landscape are great ways to achieve this. They create colorful and welcoming spaces for communities that people want to spend time in and enjoy. Working on any upcoming schemes? Here are five reasons why you might want to consider greening the grey too!

Categories Company News, Industry News, Greening the grey
2020 in Retrospect

2020 in Retrospect

2020, the year for hand washing, zoom calls and social distancing. But getting people outside continues to be a really important part of our mission and if lockdown confirms anything; it’s how precious our outdoor spaces are and their importance for our mental and physical well-being.

Categories New Products, Website, Seating and Benches, Company News, Industry News
Home-grown solutions to meet the UK demand of street furniture

Home-grown solutions to meet the UK demand of street furniture

The UK has relied on overseas supply chains for street furniture for a long time but the desire for greater quality, the need to reduce lead times and the desire to reduce carbon footprint are just a few of the reasons why this model is now in question. As one of the leading street furniture suppliers, we are fully committed to sourcing materials and manufacturing in the UK.

Categories Company News, Industry News
Furnitubes launch Zenith®  Foot Pedal Sanitiser Dispenser

Furnitubes launch Zenith® Foot Pedal Sanitiser Dispenser

The Zenith® Foot Pedal Sanitiser Dispenser a hands-free, mechanical, hand sanitiser dispenser for use in offices, factories, schools, shopping centres and even public realm areas such as high streets and parks.

Categories New Products, Company News
Furnitubes launch Akri® raised steel planter walling

Furnitubes launch Akri® raised steel planter walling

Furnitubes is launching Akri®, a new sustainable wall planter enabling large planting beds to be designed as part of a scheme.

Categories New Products, Company News, Industry News
Top 5 inspirational female landscape architects

Top 5 inspirational female landscape architects

To celebrate International Women's Day – let’s take a look at five of the most inspirational female landscape architects working today and their projects.

Categories Industry News
Come and see us at SPECIFI Landscape - London

Come and see us at SPECIFI Landscape - London

We are looking forward to hosting a stand at SPECIFI Landscape London on Tuesday 4th February 2020. If you are a Landscape Architect or specifier in the London area, we would love for you to come and see us.

Categories Company News, Industry News
Furnitubes becomes BALI accredited

Furnitubes becomes BALI accredited

BALI (British Association of Landscape Industries) is recognised as the leading trade association that represents all landscape professionals up and down the country. Furnitubes are pleased to have been accepted with a BALI Affiliate membership.

Categories Company News
Furnitubes supports Greenfingers Charity

Furnitubes supports Greenfingers Charity

This year in lieu of sending Christmas cards we will be supporting the Greenfingers charity, with all funds going towards creating inspiring gardens for children who spend time in hospices around the UK.

Categories Company News
Furnitubes joins the Made in Britain community

Furnitubes joins the Made in Britain community

At Furnitubes we believe in the positive promotion of UK manufacturing and the benefits that it brings to the UK economy. That’s why we are pleased to announce we have successfully been accepted into the number one marque of British manufacturing, Made in Britain.

Categories Company News
The importance of recycling

The importance of recycling

These days there is a lot of confusing information on the web about recycling and reusing materials. It can be hard to know where to begin when there is so much information out there saying contradictory things. Here is just a select few of the great abundance of reasons why recycling is an essential part of our everyday lives.

Categories Litter Bins, Industry News
What is a pocket park?

What is a pocket park?

Cities and other busy urban areas are always looking at how to improve life for their residents and make the most of any space. Although there are a few different ways to go about this, one that is becoming very popular with many cities is pocket parks.

Categories Industry News
Improving Outdoor Education Spaces

Improving Outdoor Education Spaces

There are compelling reasons why schools and colleges should make more of their external learning environments.

Categories Cycle Parking, Seating and Benches, Litter Bins, Signage, Shelters, Company News
The Rise Of Roof Gardens

The Rise Of Roof Gardens

Roof gardens are on the rise. Creating a green roof is a superb way to add appeal to new urban development projects, as both residential and office buildings can enjoy the bonus of a sky garden.

Categories Industry News
London becomes the world’s first National Park City

London becomes the world’s first National Park City

The first National Park City, London, is part of an initiative from the National Park City Foundation (NPCF) that aims to shift focus in sprawling metropolitan areas and get everyone thinking more about their parks and green spaces.

Categories Industry News
The Importance Of Street Furniture

The Importance Of Street Furniture

We explore the importance of street furniture within the public realm.

Categories Bollards, Cigarette Bins, Cycle Parking, Railings, Seating and Benches, Litter Bins, Signage, Shelters, Tree Protection, Security, Industry News
Furnitubes launches the new Uniun® range

Furnitubes launches the new Uniun® range

Uniun offers a contemporary approach to seating and planting for both internal and external spaces. Formed upon a rotationally-moulded base, the module can be used as a full planter, or combined with an Iroko laminated timber bench top to create a seating module or combined seating and planter module.

Categories New Products, Seating and Benches, Company News
Furnitubes launch the new Ribbon XL range

Furnitubes launch the new Ribbon XL range

The original Ribbon range was introduced several years ago, offering simple stylish seating in many different forms, and all at very affordable prices. Following its popularity since, the range has now been expanded to include XL versions of the products, with an even wider choice of options.

Furnitubes launch the new Elements® XL range

Furnitubes launch the new Elements® XL range

Elements began as a standard-sized seating product only but given its popularity since launch, and in response to client comments and requirements, we have significantly expanded the range to include wider, narrower and higher seating options.

Categories New Products, Seating and Benches, Company News
The Benefits Of Tree Protection

The Benefits Of Tree Protection

Whilst trees in a woodland area may have near perfect conditions to grow and thrive, planting in an urban environment can throw up many challenges. With the inclusion of tree grilles and tree guards, we can begin to successfully integrate tree planting into the urban environment.

10 Of The Most Unique Benches You Will Ever See

10 Of The Most Unique Benches You Will Ever See

Here are 10 unique benches we've found that really stand out from the crowd. Whilst some are not so practical, they all have a visual appeal in one way or another.


Address: 3rd Floor, Meridian House, Royal Hill, Greenwich, London SE10 8RD

Telephone: +44 (0)20 8378 3200

Email: sales@furnitubes.com

© Copyright Furnitubes International Ltd, 2010-2016



Your privacy and our use of cookies

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies from this website. Click here for more information.

[x]