Welcome to Union Designs.

We design and manufacture affordable soft seating, task and meeting chairs, office, technical, breakout and educational seating. We also carry out contract manufacturing, bespoke design work as well as offering re-upholstery alternatives.

"We were delighted not only by the quality of the chairs, but also the value for money and quality of service provided."

Harrias House - Beaconsfield

In short Union Designs by Upholstery Trading Ltd is where great ideas, cool designs and sound quality are in union.

What We Stand For...

Based in High Wycombe, the home of British manufactured furniture, Union Designs manufactures an extensive range of soft seating, office, technical and specialist chairs.

Started in 1998, Upholstery Trading has built a reputation of delivering well-made contract grade furniture and over the past few years started working with some talented designers as it continues to grow its contemporary soft seating range.


Upholstery Trading Ltd is committed to quality throughout design, manufacture and customer service and is currently working towards gaining ISO9001 accreditation.

Our seating products comply with the latest industry standards and where appropriate, are manufactured in accordance with the relevant British Standards.

Manufactured in the UK.


  • Fabric Flammability (Matches & Cigarettes)

  • CMHR Foam Flammability

  • Office Pedestal Seating

  • Strength and Durability of Structure

  • Fabric Flammability Low Hazard


Chairs Constructed


Fabrics Cut


Seat Backs Measured


Schools Furnished

View a small sample of our large product range:

Bespoke design...

...Union Designs by Upholstery Trading Ltd have an excellent reputation for the quality and finish of our bespoke work and our ability to manufacture a working solution to a design brief...

Recent Testimonials

Love your Kensington Breastfeeding chair, has made feeding times so much easier.

Katie Smith, Leeds

The quality of your work is fabulous, thank you for you flexibility and the service you provided was efficient.

Wycombe Registration Office

Our sofas look great in the new fabric, thanks for making such a good re-upholstery job.

Accor Hotels, Northampton

We were delighted not only by the quality of the chairs, but also the value for money and quality of service provided.

Harrias House - Beaconsfield

Very pleased with the quality of the product and impressed that you were able to pull out all the stops and not only met our particularly challenging delivery timescales, but exceeded our expectations.

University Academy, Keighley


...We are delighted to offer our first class re-upholstery service to both private and commercial clients. Our attention to detail is second to none and guarantees a quality finish...