We put all the care and attention needed into creating our range of sofas to make sure they are as comfortable, practical and supportive as possible.
We use only the best quality fabrics and materials, and design our sofas to give you all the support and comfort you need to alleviate the pain from arthritis, backache and swollen joints. Our sofas are craftsmen-built, with stability, style and comfort in mind and some are available on castors to make them easier to move around.
Should you ever fancy putting your feet up for an afternoon snooze, then our drop-arm sofa range will be of interest to you. Both the arms simply drop down, allowing you to stretch out fully and comfortably without having to leave the warmth of your living room.
We use only the best quality materials and fabrics
It is just as important to think of seat height and lumbar support when you are buying a sofa as when you are buying a chair. Our sofas are designed to match many of our chair designs, so to help you choose the one that is right for you, here are some handy tips:
We ensure that sensible seat heights, easy-grip arm rests and strong stable designs make our sofas very easy to live with. To sit most comfortably, your body and thighs should be in an ‘L’ position with your feet touching the floor. This takes the pressure off your back and knees, allowing muscles to relax. In bare feet, measure from the back of your knee to the floor, then choose a sofa with a seat height of one inch more or less than this measurement.
We only choose the best quality foams, webbing or springs to support you as you sit comfortably. Nothing is left to chance. Even the depth and width of the seat cushions is calculated for maximum comfort and support.
Our specially designed backrests prevent unnecessary tension in your back, neck and shoulders. Plus all our sofas have lumbar supports that help you to sit correctly and therefore more comfortably.
Sofas with padded wings are great for supporting your head as you snooze and for keeping you out of draughts whilst you relax.
Find out more about our individual sofas or browse our full range
What our customers say about us
“Many thanks for your prompt and efficient service regarding our leather swivel chair. Your technician Ben has just left after replacing the chair back due to the leather peeling. He was very pleasant and quickly replaced the part. My problem was dealt with immediately and I am extremely happy!”
Mrs Sheilah Ward
“The service that we received was outstanding. The sales assistant was very knowledgeable and helped to explain how the chairs are fitted to the customer. Nothing was too much trouble and she helped us to choose the right items with ease. The provision of a cup of tea was very welcome and made the whole selling experience much more friendly. The other assistant was very helpful with matching fabrics and we got just what we required. Well done,”
J V Weller
“Very good assistant introduced us to all shapes and sizes of chairs - which really fitted our bodies with comfort and we liked the real wooden knobs on them.”
Mr. & Mrs. B Lee
“My husband and I visited your store and bought two chairs (£2500). I was served by Garth, a very very pleasant young man. He made our visit very comfortable, we had coffee and good conversation. We wanted for nothing, he explained everything very clearly, I was very impressed, I am sure that he will make a manager!”
Mrs. J Bushell
“Friendly, precise and pointed out all of the details of furniture functions of the chairs that we were interested in. Didn't rush us but provided us with cups of tea. We left with all of the information we needed and returned a few days later and purchased 2 chairs. They were delivered as promised and we are very pleased with them, thank you.”
“I bought two chairs whilst visiting HSL. Very polite and listened to our needs and immediately showed us what we wanted. I would certainly recommend HSL to my friends and relatives.”
“I went to your store with my sister who wanted a drop arm sofa and the staff were absolutely delightful. We were offered tea and the staff that dealt with us couldn't have been nicer. It was such a pleasure to be looked after by such nice people and we were there for over an hour - they couldn't do enough.”
Mrs. N Ellis
“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