Haskins Furniture in Shepton Mallet dates back to the 1930s and grew rapidly, in particular through the 1960s and ‘70s, when the famous tag line emblazened across all its vehicles was “The largest furnishers in the West”.
Probably UKs Largest Furniture Store in 1980
At one point is was the possibly UKs largest furniture offering with over 100,000sq ft of furniture and a turnover in 1980 of seven million pounds per annum. In todays money that equates to twenty five mllion! Haskins through the 80s & 90s had stores in Bristol,Yeovil,Salisbury and a bed store near Southampton.Now it operates only from Shepton Mallet.
Loyalty and Dedication...
7 members of our staff still with the business today including the MD have worked with the company continually since 1980.
Iconic West Country Name...
Furnishing tens of thousands of homes throughout the country, Haskins Furniture is an iconic West Country name.NB. Haskins Furniture is an independent furniture store trading in Shepton Mallet and has no connection to Haskins Garden Centres.
The headquarters and main store is based in Shepton Mallet and Haskins Furniture has traded from its present 100,000sq ft site since 1969! For many years it also had a branch at the Gardiners building in Bristol, as a tenant to Gardiner Sons & Co.This ceased in March 2009. Haskins Furniture has no connection with Gardiner Haskins in Bristol.
In March 2009 the original family owners, sold the Haskins Furniture retail trading business to its Managing Director, Garry Preston in a management buyout, with Garry Retaining 25 loyal and dedicated staff from the Sales, Warehouse and Management team in Shepton Mallet.Haskins Furniture is now the largest tenant within the Retail centre.
Stressless in partnership with Haskins Furniture at the Ideal Home Show 2015
Haskins are delighted to be in partnership with Stressless at the 2015 National Ideal Home Show at Olympia 20th March -6th April 2015, for the 4th consecutive year.
With many £100,000 worth of orders delivered by our own teams, from Aberdeen to Lands End at our famous prices.
Leading Brands to buy Online or In-store...
In-store you’ll also find many of the leading brands, including G Plan Upholstery. As a diamond stockist, we have a fabulous choice of G Plan sofas and armchairs available, alongside up-to-the-minute galleries from Parker Knoll, Duresta upholstery and Collins and Hayes. Our incredible Ekornes Stressless® Comfort Studio, offering the very latest models of designer leather seating in a state-of-the-art setting. Our Ercol gallery is one of the largest displays of the prestigious producer’s cabinet and upholstery in the United Kingdom.
Amazing 10,000 sq ft Bedroom Department...
200K refurbishment in 2008!
Our Bedroom Department really has to be seen to be believed. It includes our fantastic Silentnight ComfortZone - the unique 12-bed display of Silentnight, and Rest Assured products. With our 10 bed and mattress gallery in store of Tempur, Sleepeezee, Relyon and a fabulous 14-bed Harrison pocket sprung gallery of beds and mattresses 6 Vi-Spring models, Health beds, Myers, Slumberland, Breasley, Mammoth + many others, you'll be spoilt for choice.