Solk Furniture is a family run contract furniture business which has been established for many years with clients in the NHS, Local Authorities’ Housing Associations, Universities, Charities, Hotel groups and many more.
We are constantly looking to respond to the needs of our customers and believe that this new extensive product range meets those needs.
Throughout our long history, we have always put great emphasis on service, quality, and good design. The products detailed in this brochure confirm the policy by giving maximum choice whilst meeting exacting contract standards.
The latest technology in manufacturing, order processing, combined with traditional values of booking deliveries, and in to site free of charge ensure we have contract customers who come back to us time after time.
Whether you are an existing customer, or purchasing from us for the first time, we can assure you we will do all we can to fulfil your furniture requirements and continue to be of service.
1886 – Morris Solk settles in Leeds from Dvinsk
1892 – The first Solk factory opens on Meanwood Road Leeds
1912 – Simpson Solk apprenticed to his father Morris at the age of 13.
1932 – Simpson Solk starts his own business from Belgrave Street Leeds.
1940 – Business closes during the World War.
1945 – The present Simpson Solk & Son Ltd business is established.
1946 – John Solk, son of Simpson joins the business after service with the RAF.
1954 – Solk Chairs Ltd is established as an importing company.
1960 – The present premises purchased on Brandon Street.
1967 – Jonathan Solk, son of John Solk joins the business. New showrooms where built.
1980 – A change of direction for Simpson Solk & Son Ltd into the contract furniture market.
1993 – Completion of our fully furnished two bedroom showflat.
1995 – Complete refurbishment of the showflat and showrooms.
1997 – Acheived accreditation BS EN ISO 9002 (1994).
1999 – All new computer systems and catalogues ready for the Millennium.
2001 – Survived the millennium bug, all systems go.
2002 – Launched a greatly expanded range of products and fabrics.
2003 – Property renovations and transport fleet replaced.
2004 – New catalogue launched, new showroom to be built.
2006 – Solk family celebrates 120 years in the furniture industry.
2007 – New product launch and publication of our new 156 page catalogue.
Solk Furniture group.
The Solk Group re-focused its organization to include Solk Furniture Healthcare Ltd as a designated company supplying the NHS. Solk Furniture Ltd supply all other market sectors, ensuring both companies provide full attention to their relevant client base.
2009 – Despite all the doom and gloom Solk Group have continued to buck the trend through its pro-active approach and solid foundations. Our quality, customer service, and tradtional values will continue to help us through these unprecedented times and come out the other end much stronger.
2011 – Started work on updating all our catalogues.
2012 – Awarded the NHS Contract for Acute/Mental health markets.
Launched Brochure No:7 Cafe, Conference tables & chairs.
2013 – Major launch of our new Brochure No 8: For the Care Home, Hotel & Leisure markets. 80 Pages of very well priced commercial products.
We are easy to locate in our three acre site in Leeds which is conveniently placed in the centre of the country and is accessible from the motorway and train networks. There you can visit our showrooms and see the furniture in actual room settings. These showrooms are open during normal office hours. Alternatively we can arrange for our show-van to visit you with a selection of products. Delivery into site is free of charge upon request.
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