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Comfortable and stylish seating is the cornerstone of any living room. If you’re looking for the perfect sofa, Buoyant Upholstery might just have the right one for your home. Expertly crafted using only the best materials and the latest technology in comfort, Buoyant sofa suites are built to last, and designed to look stylish no matter the latest trends.
About Buoyant Sofas and Buoyant Chairs
Looking for upholstery? Bedsite is the one for you! We stock a wide selection of Buoyant upholstery including sofas, corner sofas, chairs, sofa beds and fashionable foot stools. All of our upholstery products are crafted to the highest quality and standards. You can choose from an array of fabrics and designs which will compliment any colour scheme or decorative theme.
Our sofa range:
There's nothing like a new sofa to spruce up your living room, and here at Bedsite we have a wide selection sofas and matching sofa groups to transform your home. From sleek leather recliners, through to our bold fabric sofas for use as a statement piece, our range suits all tastes. Made to the most exacting standards and designed in styles and sizes to suit the way you live, all of our upholstery will bring exceptional beauty to your home. Whether you are looking for a stunning new sofa or statement leather one you’ll find exactly what you want in our Upholstery section. Many of our sofa ranges are available in large 3 seater, 2 seater and sofabed. Sofabeds are perfect for accommodating extra guests as an occasional bed. View our full range of Sofas.
Corner sofas not only look modern and stylish but are also ideal for giving extra seating in a tricky shaped living room where 2 sofas just won’t fit in. Make creative use of your space with our range of stylish corner sofas. Available in a wide range of looks and upholstery including leather corner sofas, our corner sofas make room for everyone. Choose a corner sofa for even more versatility.
Sit back, relax and find your perfect chair
Find your favourite chair in your favourite style, colour and finish. Sink deep into a lovely leather chair, choose a chair with matching ottoman or go for a spin in a fabulous swivel armchair. So much choice! Choose it in your style, your size and your colour, then choose the right spot and enjoy it for many years to come. Bedite offers luxury chairs with exclusive and unique designs made to the highest standards. View our full range of designer . upholstery Chairs
A good night's sleep
Sofa beds have come a long way. These days, they’re stylish and comfortable whether you use them as a sofa, a sofa bed or both! Our range of sofa beds includes leather sofa beds too, not to mention space-saving corner sofa beds. If you're struggling for space a sofa bed can be a functional addition to any room. Functionality doesn't mean that we sacrifice style, as our sofa beds are elegantly designed to fit flawlessly into your decor. We offer a wide range of chair styles and fabrics including contemporary, classic and decorative designs providing for all tastes and requirements.
If you would like help in choosing the right one for you then give our team a call, and we'll be more than happy to talk through the different models with you, alternatively view our full Buoyant Upholstery Chair & Sofa Beds here.
Put your feet up and relax
For putting your feet up at the end of the day, extra storage, and if you sometimes need some extra seating in your living room, our fabric footstools and ottomans are just what you need. Most of our fabric footstools and ottomans are available in a range of colours. Once you’ve chosen your style, explore what colours are available for your design.
Offering a dynamic array of furnishings, Bedsite showcases the finest foot stools to suit every style and design taste, from traditional elegance to ultra-modern chic, and from simple practicality to a focus on style, opulence and glamour. See our Buoyant Upholstery Footstools.
More than 50 models split into different styles; Modern Living, Transitional and Traditional, to cover all tastes. To give our products greater versatility, the Motion and Function capability can be added as an option to some Buoyant models.
Buoyant Upholstery was founded by Ebenezer Savidge in 1909, and are a company with a proud heritage developing numerous sofas and chairs since the start of the 20th Century. Currently, Buoyant's two production plants deliver to a broad range of retailers in the UK and Ireland.
Originally Buoyant were located in Bridge Street, Sandiacre, near Nottingham until relocation in 1973 to the current factory in Hallam Road, Nelson, near Pendle Hill which is famous for it's association with witchcraft! In March 1999, Buoyant was acquired by the Wade Furniture Group of Long Eaton, near Nottingham.
Kenneth and the Buoyant logo
So who is Kenneth? Kenneth is the name given to the Buoyant logo which comprises a rather long-legged man reclining in a comfortable chair. The logo was named after Kenneth Savidge (born in 1921) who was the third son of the company founder, Ebenezer Savidge. Sadly Ebenezer died in 1934 when Kenneth was too young to join the company but his name lived on in the logo. Early advertisements are believed to have featured the line "Kenneth, get out of your seat and let your father sit down". During the 30's, 40's and 50's Kenneth regularly appeared in adverts extolling the virtues of Buoyant.
The history of Buoyant
Buoyant Heritage - In the last century, Buoyant developed a wide range of products for consumers, cinemas, theatres, bars, hotels, trains, Selfridges and even Cross Channel Steamers!
Products in the last century: Wood & fabric chairs, lounge bed, settees, armchairs, stools, mattresses, bar seats, cinema seats, train seats, bed settees.
In November 1933, Buoyant developed a new product which was known as a bed settee. It was advertised in “The Cabinet Maker and Complete House Furniture” magazine. According to the magazine, the dual purpose settee was of a perfect structural design that was very easy to convert into a double bed fit for two, yet comfortable to sit in when it reverts back to a settee.
In February 1936, Buoyant advertised in “The Cabinet Maker and Complete House Furniture” to tell people that 1,250 easy chairs and other upholstery pieces were made for the Cunard White Star Line, RMS Queen Mary. It was also featured in the “Shipbuilding and Shipping Record” magazine around May of the same year. In addition Buoyant helped to re-equip the RMS Queen Elizabeth with big easy chairs for the saloons, settees for the lounges and bergères for the cabins. Then on 18th January 1940 during the 2nd World War we had a disastrous fire in the factory at Bridge Street, Sandiacre. Sadly, 2 people died in the fire and production was halted for several weeks. Buoyant have appeared in regular advertising campaigns in the past through national newspapers such as The Daily Telegraph and The Daily Mail culminating in a feature in the Daily Express in November 1955. It was the biggest national campaign we had done since the Second World War.
Why choose Buoyant?
Why choose Buoyant?
- High quality build, finish and specification
- Accurate lead times and efficient delivery service
- Regular sales support and information for retailers
- Full two year manufacturers warranty
- Total quality management systems in production
- Localised after sales service and support
- High quality designs with UK track record
- Fabric & leather models to suit most tastes
- Almost 100 years experience in designing & producing great sofas & chairs!
Development & Production of sofas Experienced and focussed design resource Exclusive design capabilities Dedicated in-house development team Rapid and high quality turnaround facility Over 400 strong workforce In-house wood-mill and frame shop In-house cutting & sewing teams 'JIT' Cellular based production techniques for efficiency Static, Motion, Electric Motion and Sofa bed capability Buoyant Sophie Buoyant Santini Leather Buoyant Nicole Buoyant Lux Buoyant Leon Buoyant Louisa Buoyant Cadiz Buoyant Balmoral Buoyant Picasso Buoyant Elegance Buoyant Tangent Buoyant Anton Buoyant Park Lane Delivery Info:
Delivery time on all Buoyant is approximately 6-8 weeks. We have an extensive display of models available to try in our show centre.
Our Delivery Service: Our delivery service is a 2 person delivery in to the room of your choice. Upon receipt of your new Buoyant sofa, chair or sofa bed in to our depot we will contact you to arrange a mutually convenient delivery time. Please specify any special delivery requirements or circumstances when placing you order. Made in the UK!
If you'd like to know any more about Buoyant please call our showroom on 0161 639 0994.