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Who we are

Craig Lodge Upholstery provides a personal and reliable family run re-upholstery and repair service for all aspects of furniture. Craig started his apprenticeship with Richard Bull Upholstery in 1996 and never looked back. Where he learnt all the skills needed in the upholstery trade.

Working with all makes of furniture including Coopers, Ercol, Parker Knoll to name but a few. He is very passionate about the work he undertakes, giving his customers exactly what they desire. The satisfaction Craig gets from turning furniture from old to new is what he enjoys the most. With a large collection of high-quality fabrics to choose between, which include Romo, Ross, Linwood, J Brown, Cristina Marrone and many many more.

No job is too small.

Services include:

  Three piece suite upholstery
   Dinning chair refurbishment
   Headboards: re-upholstery and bespoke headboards to your requirements (i.e.size, shape etc.)
   Furniture repairs: spring repairs, frame repairs, dinning chair repairs & leather repairs
   Cushion replacements: foam, feather & fibre
   French Polishing service

Richard bull working

Furniture Brands

We work with a variety of furniture brands, including:

Parker Knoll


G plan
And many more!

Parker Knoll
And many more!
G plan
And many more!


We work with all the well-known fabric brands, including:

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Areas Covered

Based in Brentwood, Essex, Craig Lodge Upholstery serves areas throughout Essex and East London.

Throughout Essex we cover; Brentwood, Chelmsford, Hornchurch, Romford, Upminster, Hutton, Shenfield and Billericay.

We also cover some parts of East London including; Loughton, Chigwell, Chingford, Ilford and Epping

We are happy to travel for visits, collections and deliveries throughout Essex and East London. Also, all clients are very welcome to come and visit the workshop in Brenwood, Essex. Please note –  parking is limited, so please ring ahead to let us know you’re coming.

Happy customers

A bit more about what our customers are saying

Just had our 14 year old sofa re sprung and all cushions replaced. Craig did a fantastic job as has brought this back to life and feels like new. Great company, very reliable, excellent service and very well priced. Craig was extremely polite and always answered queries in a timely manner. Even got the sofa deliver back earlier than anticipated. Will use again when I need the sofa recovered. Would highly recommend. 5 star rating

Amanda W

“Thank you again for doing such a wonderful job on our armchairs. We are really happy with them – they look beautiful and are very comfortable. if I have any upholstery needs in the future I will certainly be contacting you.”

June 2021

“Craig & Richard are a professional and reliable team. They restored and re-upholstered a wing back chair that had become worn and uncomfortable to sit on. The result is now an opulent, grand looking chair that is now too good to sit on! In addition, Craig & Richard performed the same process on four dining chairs which has completely changed their appearance and comfort. This now means we no longer have to buy new chairs.”

June 2021

“I want to thank you for upholstering the loom chair. It looks great and I love the colour. I am very pleased with it and thank you for the quick turnaround.”

June 2021

“Just wanted to say a big thank you for the upholstery work on my settee and cushions you delivered today. I’m totally thrilled with the result, it looks like a brand new suit, amazing. Thank you so much. I will definitely recommend Craig Lodge Upholstery to friends and family.”

April 2021

“We are so thrilled with our newly upholstered three seater sofa. Looks like new! Craig is so helpful and flexible, the sofa was finished beautifully and within the promised timescale and delivered promptly. We cannot recommend highly enough.”

March 2021

“We have just taken delivery of our reupholstered sofa; good attention to detail and really pleased with the result. Craig telephones and sticks to prearranged times for pick up and delivery. We will definitely use him again.”

February 2021

“We have just had our 30 year old sofa bed returned from Craig & what an amazing job he & Richard have done. It’s like a new sofa. Everything was so straightforward & easy to organise & Craig delivered as he promised. Fantastic service and it was great to support a local business. I would not hesitate in recommending him.”

January 2021

Brilliant, sums up our reaction when we inspected and sat in our sofa and chairs, it now has a new lease of life and we can’t thank Craig enough. He was straight forward and easy to deal with, no messing us about; phoned and turned up when agreed. Also he was very careful taking the suite in and out of our property which we appreciated. We wouldn’t hesitate in recommending Craig to anyone who needs work done on their furniture. Thank you Craig.


Essex, Jul 2020

Craig and Richard did wonderful job of re-upholstering our 2 sofas and making a matching storage footstool. We really appreciated the advice received and the quality of their work. Working with them was simple, efficient, and fuss free.

Dec 2020

We have just got our completed, reupholstered and remodelled hand made sofas back from Craig. The results are amazing, and the best professional work of this type we have seen.
He has also upholstered some dining chairs, and made these beautiful, and much more comfortable. We thoroughly recommend Craig for a fantastic result!

Malcolm & Yvonne

Essex, Jun 2020

Craig was recommended to me by a friend and I am delighted with the service I received. Craig was friendly, knowledgable and understood exactly what I wanted. The result is fantastic. My suite has been restored to a brand new condition and I would have no hesitation in recommending Craig.

Lesley E.

Essex, Feb 2020

When Craig dropped off the chair for the big reveal it was way better than expected. He helped me chose fabrics as I don’t think I’m very good at having the imagination – he helped me narrow it down and the result is just spectacular.
Now my chair looks as good as it should. Very impressed with his service, easy going to deal with. Thanks Craig!!


Essex, Feb 2020

I just wanted to say thank you for completely transforming my bed head. It went looking sad and tired and came back looking absolutely amazing! The workmanship is of a high standard and I am thrilled!

Claire G.

Essex, Feb 2020

Craig refilled all the cushions on my large lounge sofas and conservatory sofas/chairs. It has completely transformed the furniture and we couldn’t be more pleased.

Lee P.

Essex, Dec 2019

I just wanted to thank you for the beautiful upholstery on my chairs. They are a joy to sit on and look absolutely first class.

I definitely know where to come in the future and will highly recommend you to everyone I know.

Chris C.

Essex, Nov 2019

Would definitely recommend Craig. He reupholstered my chair to an excellent standard and in a very efficient manner.

Linda B.

Essex, Nov 2019

I had been trying to find someone for more than a year willing to entertain this as removing some of the leather covering completely to be able to get inside was not something anyone else as yet would take on.
Craig and Scott were extremely good communication wise and always punctual and willing to advise on best way to proceed.
I was delighted with the first part of corner sofa when it was returned so I decided to have the other portion also refilled and also foot stool.
it is now all lovely and firm..the creases in the leather duevto sagging to an extent have been filled out and the back cushions ,seat cushions and arms are all full and plump despite them all being fixed cushions and diffucult to get to.
Craig worked hard and managed to get into the sofa to renew all..
great job really thrilled would not hesitate to use again or to recommend.

T. Bays

Essex, Oct 2019

Could not be happier with the service and job Craig provided us. He upholstered our bench seating in our kitchen and made us some cushions to fit along the back and it looks great!

He always kept us up to date with delivery of fabric and fittings and was always reliable. Would recommend to anyone. Thanks Craig!

Rachel C.

Essex, Oct 2019

We just wanted to thank you for the excellent service and workmanship, something so often missing nowadays. We were really at a loss when the cushion on the chair we purchased from a well known retail store was both uncomfortable and ill fitting. The retailer’s technician reported there was nothing wrong but you could see immediately you had sight of the chair exactly what was wrong with it and corrected it. It was a very expensive chair and without your help would have been a disastrous buy. Now it is perfect and we have had several comments on how comfortable it is.
On the strength of your excellent workmanship, we asked if you could do anything with our settees. Whilst getting on a bit, they still look good other than the seat and back support cushions which were decidedly saggy. The settees have taken on a new lease of life and look great.
We were also very impressed with the cost of the work which was very reasonable.

Christine E.

Essex, Sep 2019

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