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Designed & Handcrafted in Britain since 1968

We’re very proud of our roots, starting in 1968 in the small Yorkshire mill town of Batley. It’s a place built on hard work and determination: two excellent qualities that we believe are at the very heart of our thriving business.

We don’t just make chairs and sofas. We handcraft well-built, beautifully upholstered comfort furniture. Our skilled craftsmen have decades of experience behind them and exacting standards that they are not prepared to compromise. Don’t just take our word for it. Visit your local Comfort store and try out our furniture for yourself: you’ll be amazed at the difference, and the comfort.

Whilst we are very much Yorkshire born and bred, we have over 50 stores around the country. You’ll always be assured of a friendly welcome and a cup of tea whilst you chat through the options with our Comfort Specialists. Once you’re happy with your choices, we’ll hand-make your choice of comfort chair or sofa.

Quality craftsmanship never goes out of fashion.

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What our customers say about us

  • We ordered two beds. The attention that we received was friendly, polite, well informed and useful. The mug of coffee was most welcome. If we ever need any further products HSL will be the first on our list. Many thanks.

    Mrs. Hopkins

  • Very satisfactory, very welcoming, nice cuppa and biscuit. Could not fault the manner and obligingly helpful staff. Thank you, will recommend you to family and friends.

    M A Taylor

  • Your products have demonstrated the importance of well-designed, back-friendly furniture.

    Mr. Russell

  • I was surprised how friendly the staff were and the atmosphere was the same.They showed us quite a few suites, nothing was too much trouble. I am delighted with the suite I chose. So comfortable and it looks great.

    Mrs. B Acker

  • On each of our two visits we were dealt with with courtesy and efficiency. We were put undo no pressure at all to make a purchase. We were able to take our time and make our own decisions. The advice we were given was both informative and helpful. It was a lovely cup of tea also!!

    Mrs. P Husted

  • Very good service. We were allowed to inspect chairs at our leisure. No pushy sales people. We liked being left alone to talk about various chairs. We did buy an electric chair and in all a very good, pleasant shopping experience.

    P Dunne

  • You are very lucky to have such nice, helpful, patient and understanding staff on your customer service line! A big thank you!

    Sheila Lowe

  • I thought that the assistant was excellent and I will not hesitate to recommend your store to any of my friends.

    Mrs. J Dann

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