tell us something of your background and the background to
The 50's Furniture Warehouse.
Bernard: The 50's Furniture Warehouse was established by
furniture specialists Bernard Brown and Lenny Bermingham.
Open to both the trade and public, we offer a very extensive
range of items which can be seen at our large warehouse on
the third floor of Springvale Mill in Haslingden.
Always seeking to deliver top quality goods at affordable
prices, we sell a wide range of authentic furniture and
collectibles from a broad time span within the 20th Century.
There is art deco furniture on display alongside more modern
items from the 1960s and 1970s, so whatever your tastes, you
can be confident that you'll find something you'll love. The
50's Furniture Warehouse is a veritable Aladdin's cave of
interior design treasures and is certainly worth a visit in
its own right. Whether you are just browsing or looking for
something very particular, please come along and take a
look. We'll be happy to help in any way we can.
You offer furniture from many eras and periods. Georgian,
Victorian, Edwardian, Deco and mid-20th century right up to
the 1960s and 1970s. What are the
Art Deco, 1960ís.
Why do you think there is such a huge interest in retro,
vintage and nostalgia?
Bernard: Retro and vintage furniture seems to be becoming
more and more popular in todayís homes. A lot of people
like to combine old and new designs.
Who are your typical customers, if such a thing exists, and
what sorts of comments and feedback are you getting?
We donít have a typical customer type. Young and old
people seem to be interested in the items we stock. Our
customers always give us positive comments and feedback,
they are more than happy with their purchases.
Digger: What impact does The Internet have on your business?
lot of people discover us via The Internet but we donít
sell much online, although we would like to.
Retro furniture is environmentally friendly and good value
as well as proven to be hard-wearing and long-lasting. What
should people consider when thinking about furnishing their
homes with retro furniture?
Bernard: People should consider the fact that they are recycling
furniture so it is good for the environment. Also, they are
introducing individuality into their home and giving it a
What are your Retro passions and what gives you most
pleasure running The 50's Furniture Warehouse?
The best bit about running the 50's furniture warehouse is
making the customer happy. When we deliver the items, seeing
it in place, looking great once again in someoneís home
makes all the hard work worth it.
Digger: Where do you see the future for The 50's Furniture
Bernard: We would like our business to continue running the
way it does, keeping our customers happy and providing a
wide range of antiques and retro furniture, to the trade and
50's Furniture Warehouse
At our 8,000 square foot showroom in Springvale Mill in
Haslingden, we offer one of the most extensive collections
of classic 20th Century furniture currently available.
Whether you're looking for a stylish dining table from the
1920s or an authentic 1970s sideboard for that perfect
'retro' look, you'll find the 50's Furniture Warehouse always
well worth the visit. Our warehouse offers a wide collection
of high quality original furniture, including:
and bedroom suites
01706 221112 or alternatively, 01282 415731