About South West Upholstery, Bristol

We offer reliable and trustworthy upholstery, re-upholstery and soft furnishings services with free written quotations and clear communication along the way.  With our team of highly skilled Bristol upholsterers and quality materials, we are able to provide first class quality upholstery, re-upholstery and soft furnishings in Bristol, Bath and the South West. If you are further afield and require our services this isn’t a problem either as our customer location continues to expand all over the UK including Liverpool, Manchester, and London.

We offer a wide range of upholstery and re-upholstery services for every project, from small armchair upholstery to upholstery of three piece suites to the creation of bespoke furniture. We also offer services for contract customers including pubs, clubs, hotels, and restaurants, as well as reupholstery for motorhomes, caravans, campervans, and boatsfoam replacement, gym pad upholstery, furniture spraying or french polishing, and so much more.

We are very proud of our company, staff, and workshops, so we welcome our customers to come in and see our team at work, see how we work, and view our quality for yourselves – we have nothing to hide!

South West Upholstery continues to grow, invest in future development and maintain the same high standards across all business activities.

Meet the Team

We have a specialised team of highly skilled craftsmen & craftswomen.

Ryan - Managing Director

Ryan – Managing Director

Ryan has a sought after reputation for delivering projects on time and within budget. He has undertaken varying projects, from refurbishing 200 buses and coaches per year to fitting out new venues with fixed seating, all within strict timescales across the UK. Ryan’s passion is for the business and ensuring his staff and customers alike are happy. Outside of work Ryan enjoys spending quality time with his family, taking holidays (when time permits!), eating out and being outdoors.

Andy - Operations Director

Andy – Operations Director

Andy is responsible for running our workshop; overseeing all jobs, ensuring we are on track, and that our quality standards are met. He enjoys constantly adapting to workloads to accommodate our contract customers’ needs. He has vast experience in the upholstery sector from large projects to small complex jobs. When he’s not working Andy is often found on a golf course or fishing. He also enjoys spending time with the family and going away on holidays.

Abigail - General Manager

Abigail – General Manager

Abi is responsible for making sure excellent service is provided from initial enquiry to return of the completed furniture. She takes the time to get to know the customer to ensure they receive the outstanding product they deserve. Abi loves to continue to develop her knowledge of the upholstery business and enjoys taking on a new challenge. Outside of work Abi can be found playing music, running, or knitting with friends.

Alan - Workshop Supervisor

Alan – Workshop Supervisor

Alan started out at Joseph Briants, joining them in 1974 making tents, and progressing to a supervisory role of line runner. He has also made items for the MOD such as jackets, aircraft gators and drove sleeves. All his working life since then has been involved in cutting rooms and upholstery, giving him vast knowledge and experience. Alan enjoys spending time with his grandchildren and meandering around antique fairs when he isn’t working.

Robert - Upholsterer

Robert – Upholsterer

Robert has vast experience within the upholstery trade and is able to work in leather, cloth or vinyl; his workmanship is truly outstanding. He is able to work in modern and traditional upholstery techniques and enjoys seeing pieces of furniture restored to their former glory. When out of work Robert will be found playing in his much loved brass band with his son and spending time with his family.

Pawel - Upholsterer

Pawel – Upholsterer

Pawel is an experienced upholsterer, having been in the business for years. He takes pride in his work so the customer can rest assured that their furniture is in safe hands. Using both modern and traditional techniques Pawel is able to lovingly restore furniture to its very best. Outside of work, Pawel enjoys cycling and spending time with friends and family.

Abbie - Sales & Admin

Abbie – Sales

Abbie is part of our sales team and loves getting to know her customers. With a passion for providing excellent service and always going above and beyond, she is an asset to the team. Abbie enjoys reading, walking, and spending time with her family outside of work. Abbie is currently on maternity leave with her adorable son.

Bryony - Sales & Admin

Bryony – Sales

Bryony is part of our sales team, providing friendly customer service. From a pattern design background Bryony enjoys helping customers with fabric choices and combinations. In her spare time Bryony enjoys being creative, baking and spending time with her family, friends and animals.

Ruth - Finance

Ruth – Finance

Ruth is our book-keeper and oversees the financial aspects of the business. With years of experience, she is an essential member of the team. When time allows, Ruth loves to travel and is great at scouting out the best holiday spots.