bazaar : how much should you pay for... upholstery
Saturday 10 June 1995
BEXHILL Kent's Upholstery Specialists (01424-215614) seat: pounds 20; chair: 'We normally do the classic Parker Knowle Penshurst for about pounds 230. Anything over pounds 300 sounds rather high'
EDINBURGH Devine Upholstery (0131-661 5533) seat: pounds 12; chair: 'Either side of pounds 200. You'll get someone who'll do it for pounds 150, but it'll be a pounds 150 job. pounds 400 could be fair if it's antique'
James Erskine (0131-447 3135)
seat: pounds 40; chair: pounds 200-pounds 220
HARROGATE David South (01423-712022) seat: 'ormally pounds 80 a pair'; chair: 'You're not talking more than pounds 200 to do a large wing chair. Even if there were problems with the woodwork, it wouldn't be much more than pounds 200'
LIVERPOOL Maghull Upholstery (0151-920 9204) seat: pounds 7; chair: pounds 80-pounds 150
LONDON Brass Tacks (0181-907 2612) seat: pounds 30; tchair: pounds 250-pounds 300
Classic Re-Upholstery (0181-459 6459) seat: pounds 10; chair: pounds 150-pounds 175
Kendal Furniture Restorations, NW3 (0171-435 4351) seat: pounds 25; chair: about pounds 430, all in
SOUTHPORT Lancashire Upholstery (01704-535820): seat: pounds 10-pounds 20; chair: pounds 200-pounds 220. 'You're better off calling in to upholsterers, though. They work out of garages and all sorts.'
TUNBRIDGE WELLS: Rare Chairs, (08920521783) seat: pounds 18; chair: 'pounds 200, as long as there's nothing wrong with the frame'
YORK Camerons (01904-610475) seat: pounds 15-pounds 18; chair: pounds 150-pounds 180
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