Benches and Seats 2017-10-09T10:26:22+00:00

Looking for recycled plastic benches?

When you require maintenance free picnic tables or benches or other furniture for your school playground, are choosing street furniture for an urban development or improving facilities for a specific environment, British Recycled Plastic has the answers.

No splinters, no splits and no rot means our range of outdoor recycled plastic furniture is low maintenance, weatherproof, safe and designed to deal with the most demanding environment.

Special offer on all recycled plastic benches, seats and picnic tables

Take advantage of our special offer for bulk buyers of outdoor furniture, whether picnic tables or seats;
buy any four items of the same type and get a fifth one at no extra charge.

You can find out more about this special offer here on this page.

Our range of benches

The Skipton Bench

Skipton bench made from recycled plastic

New for 2017, the Skipton is a low cost multi-use bench that’s certain to become very popular with schools.
It’s available either straight or curved, in either black, brown, a combination of the both or with bright colours.

The Harewood Bench

The best-selling Harewood bench made from recycled plastic
The recycled plastic Harewood bench from British Recycled Plastic

The Harewood is our best selling bench, particularly popular with cricket clubs and parish councils and available in black, brown or multicoloured.
Most buyers prefer the easy-to-assemble flat packed version of this recycled plastic seat.
Check out the Harewood case study here and download the assembly instructions here.

The Heptonstall Bench

The Heptonstall bench made from recycled plastic with a metal frame
The recycled plastic Heptonstall bench with metal frame from British Recycled Plastic

The Heptonstall is a very traditional bench seat with a metal frame. It comes available in various colours and can be purchased either flat packed or fully assembled.
There’s an interesting case study about some Heptonstall benches here and you can download the assembly instructions here.

The Oakworth Bench

The Oakworth bench made from recycled plastic
The recycled plastic Oakworth bench from British Recycled Plastic

The simple Oakworth bench fits all budgets and is available with a variety of seat colours.
They are most commonly bought as a flat pack as the moulded legs make assembly quick and easy.
You can download the simple assembly instructions here.

The Ilkley “Sloper” Bench

The recycled plastic Ilkley bench from British Recycled Plastic

The classic Ilkley “sloper” bench comes in black, brown or with a black frame and the seat and back slats in bright colours.
This bench is only available fully assembled, not as a flat pack.

FAQs about benches and seats

What colours are the benches and seats available in?
Fully black and fully brown or with black legs and seat and back slats in a combination of red, blue, green or bright lime.

Can my bench be made in orange/purple/grey etc?
No, sorry.

How long do these benches last and do you offer a guarantee on them?
We’re not sure quite how long they last, but probably around 100 years. All that is bad about plastic lasting a very long time is also good about plastic lasting a very long time. We are happy to guarantee them from manufacturing defects or issues for ten years.

What kind of plastic are they made from?
A mix of polyolefins; mainly HDPE and LDPE from most of the waste plastic produced by Western Scotland’s farming community. Typically this would be hay bale wrapping, silage wrapping, crates and packaging.

Can they be fixed to the ground?
We offer two separate kits for ground fixing; one for soft ground like parkland and one for hard ground like tarmac or concrete.

Why do you offer flat-packed benches?
Flat packed furniture takes less time in the workshop so we can sell it for less. Also, in most cases up to five benches can be stacked on the same pallet space as one, and in the case of the Oakworth, up to 10, drastically reducing the shipping costs.

How easy are the flat packed kits to put together? Do I need any special skills?
The flat packed kits are incredibly easy to put together and are designed to be assembled by unskilled people. Take a look at the downloadable instructions next to the individual designs above.

Why isn’t the Ilkley bench available as a flat packed kit?
This particular design is a little more complex than the others so we prefer to send it out only fully assembled.

Can I have three of one design and two of another but still take advantage of your “Buy 4 Get 5” special offer?
You’re not really supposed to, but go on then. The cheapest one will go free.

How do I clean these benches?
You can give them the occasional wipe down with a damp cloth or blast them with a jet wash once a year to get rid of things like tree sap.

Will they ever get splinters or crack or rot?
They will never splinter or crack or rot.

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