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MCM Furniture Designers & Makers

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Priory, UK

Priory Furniture Ltd was founded originally as Bennett Woodworking on 1st June 1945, by David Provan, a man who had been involved in the design of the De Havilland Mosquito during WWII. Initially based on Erskine Street in Hulme, Manchester, the company produced period and retro style antique furniture. They also had a second factory on City Road, making boats. In the late 1970s, Priory relocated to Saxon Mill on Medlock Street in Droylsden, where they continued to produce furniture until the company went into liquidation in 1991. EUR 699


Priory Furniture Ltd. was a renowned British furniture manufacturer that operated from the mid-20th century to the early 21st century. The company specialized in crafting high-quality, stylish furniture pieces inspired by traditional and mid-century designs.

Known for their exceptional craftsmanship and attention to detail, Priory Furniture produced a wide range of furniture items, including dining tables, chairs, sideboards, desks, and cabinets. Their signature style often featured solid wood construction, intricate detailing, and rich finishes, showcasing their commitment to creating timeless and elegant pieces.

Priory Furniture gained popularity for their expertise in working with oak, producing beautiful oak furniture that exuded warmth and character. Their designs seamlessly blended classic aesthetics with functionality, making their pieces highly sought after by those who appreciated both style and practicality.

While Priory Furniture Ltd. is no longer in operation, their legacy lives on through the enduring appeal of their furniture, which continues to be cherished by collectors and enthusiasts of mid-century and traditional design.

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