Treske of Thirsk were selected to provide new oak seating to replace the old pine pews, using a mixture of rush seated oak chairs, folding chairs and benches.
The Chapel of Justice and Peace in Ripon Cathedral is primarily defined through its use of natural materials and warm lighting which create an intimate space or sanctuary within the larger space of the Cathedral.
Major good fortune enables Holy Trinity to undertake a complete reorder, including sanctuary, choir and nave furniture from Treske.
The famous Rushbearing ceremony when townspeople carry bearings decorated with flowers and greenery takes place annually in St Mary's. Appropriately, rush seated solid oak chairs were chosen by the congregation to replace old pews in the nave as part of a re-ordering and refurbishment of their church.
During the preparatory work the pulpit and old pews were removed, revealing beautiful scagliola columns which, with the rounded Byzantine arches in the chancel and between the columns are the defining feature of the space, and becoming the architectural elements that found their way into the new sanctuary furniture.
New sanctuary furniture designed and made by Treske joined the original benches made by Treske in the 1980's as part of a major reorder and reorientation of the church.
Designs for a moveable altar table, ambo, credence table, chair and stool were inspired by the Victorian transept arches of St Chad's. Made in fumed oak which will darken with time, the furniture is clearly contemporary yet sympathetic to its setting. Two hundred and fifty oak chairs with book troughs were also commissioned, forty with arms.
New chancel furniture for St Michael's, Framlingham comprises of a Celebrant's chair, two side chairs, four low back chairs with shelves that extend from under the seats, an altar, lectern, portable lectern or legilium, credence table, processional candle stands and a Paschal candle stand, all in limed oak.
Treske designed and made 163 St Wilfrid chairs and armchairs, two Deacons’ chairs, one president’s chair, together with a lectern, six servers’ stools, six benches for the choir, four choir frontals and four choir readers.
Treske designed bench pews to be graceful, strong, and light in weight. The choir use the same benches but on the back are removable readers, while freestanding readers front the choir and pews. Treske restored and extended panelling taken from the old church site.
St Andrew's Church, Corbridge commissioned a bespoke, contemporary altar designed by Colin Williams of CW Design, choir master of St Andrew's. Treske worked with him to realize his concept.
After some years of consultation between the church, congregation and Treske designers, Treske made over 600 chairs for St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall on the main island of Orkney.
Treske designed and made freestanding pews and altar furniture as part of the recent reorder of St Michaels and All Angels.
Nearly 300 bespoke oak chairs made by Treske have replaced the old pews in the nave of Ripon Cathedral, and are now also being used in the choir.
Old and uncomfortable pews were replacd by specially designed chairs and benches in this East Yorkshire village Church's refurbishment scheme.
St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square is a landmark church and one of the most visited churches in London. As part of the renewal project Treske made new manoeuvrable oak choir stalls and bench pews.
The late Victorian style of the original building is evoked in its interior detailing and was the source of inspiration for the specially made chairs and wall-hung book cases commissioned from Treske.
In partneship with Ron Sims Architect, a new altar, glazed internal porch, side screens and a new servery, complete with fittings and appliances, were made and installed by Treske for this historic church.
Treske made and installed a co-ordinated set of furniture, including the tower screen, vestry table and vestment wardrobe, seating, porch notice boards, bookcases, library table, serving table, pulpit and Southwell chairs, as well as supplying 40 Howe 40/4 chairs.
St Nicholas Church, Cuddington had stacking benches and chairs made by Treske as part of their church reordering.
The major redevelopment at this church designed by J Oldrid Scott, son of the famous Sir George Gilbert Scott, included the re-ordering of Sanctuary and High Altar area.
Over 400 chairs in lightly fumed and limed oak with leather seat covers were supplied by Treske for the OBE Chapel at St Paul's Cathedral.
Sanctuary furniture supplied by Treske completed the restoration by RIBA conservation architects Anthony Grimshaw Associates of the once derelict St Martin's Church.
Treske were chosen for their extensive experience of supplying churches with custom designed, hard-wearing, robust furniture. The company designed and manufactured 425 solid oak chairs, an altar table, a solid oak pulpit, a wall cross and a credence table especially for St Andrew's Church, with the St Andrew's cross hand-carved into some of the furniture.
Oak Arts & Crafts tables, folding tables and storage cupboards, seating, lectern, AV and TV cabinets supplied for the new visitor and learning centre, Peterborough Cathedral.
Treske's brief was to provide seating for up to sixteen with the capacity to extend to twenty-four, with an altar as the central focus. All the furniture makes an eloquent case for 21st century style and craftsmanship in an historic setting.
Church furniture for The Bray Chantry, St George's Chapel, designed and manufactured by Treske of Thirsk in spalted beech and walnut. The furniture features the Bray badge in its design and includes an altar, credence table, chairs, coffin stools, kneelers, a display cabinet, St Nicholas Folding Chairs.
As part of a wide-ranging modernisation of the interior of the church, which was completely emptied of the old box pews, Treske designed and manufactured 36 oak stacking benches, 24 oak side chairs and 16 oak armchairs, together with a special altar table.
For All Saints Church in North Lincolnshire Treske designed, made and installed nearly 220 side, arm and folding chairs, hymn book and Parish room cabinets including choir vestry cupboards and a historical wind instrument display, a specifically designed altar and one memorial book stand.
The furniture for a new chapel at Church House, Diocese of Oxford was designed and made by Treske, including six three-seat stacking St Mary's benches in oak and a bespoke altar design.
Treske designed and installed more than 200 Treske Modern Stacking chairs made out of beech wood to look light and contemporary and fit with their historic surroundings. Treske were commissioned to supply the chairs by the Auditoire's restoration group, comprising members of the three communities who worship in the chapel.
Treske designed and made a matching altar and altar rails to accompany the 350 Howe 40/4 stacking chairs supplied to St Peter's Church in Farnborough.
A full set of Sanctuary furniture including an altar, credence table, lecterns, choir stalls and clergy desks and other dignitary seating were designed and made by Treske for Manchester Cathedral.
Fully upholstered bespoke curved and straight benches were designed by Treske to fit on the existing balcony at Putney Community Church.
The Treske lightweight stacking chair was chosen by the Wesley Methodist Church in Chester for the main and supplementary seating, which besides meeting the selection criteria, was complementary to many of the worship area’s architectural features.
The flexible seating for St John's includes Treske St Mary's chairs, armchairs and benches. St Nicholas folding chairs are stored in cupboards to bring the capacity up to 150 people.
New church furniture for the sanctuary, seating and reception areas was designed by Treske for Victoria Methodist Church, Bristol.
This 12th century church was reordered with the comfortable Treske St Mary's benches, chairs and armchairs.
The Howe 40/4 chair was chosen by Chester Cathedral for its flexibility, dense stackability, ease of setting out, comfort and for the reliability and reputation of the world leading stacking chair.
Treske made a mixture of St Mary's chairs and benches as well as St Nicholas folding chairs for St Nicholas, Great Kimble.
400 Howe 40/4 chairs supplied by Treske are set out regularly for different services and events and often cleared completely from the nave, replacing older inflexible seating.
Treske designed movable choir stalls with rush seat benches for St Kyneburgha's church. The ends of the choir stall are carved with medieval musical instruments taken from those held by the Nave roof angels.