Highly skilled in both traditional upholstery and modern techniques, Mick Herbert and Matt Ellison are able to accommodate jobs of all shapes and sizes. In fact, we will turn our hand to pretty much any upholstery project, from bespoke chair upholstery to antique furniture reupholstery, automotive interiors & vehicle trimming, and commercial seating solutions. We are extremely passionate about our trade, and take pride in our work and ensuring first class customer service at all times.
Based in the picturesque market town of Stockbridge, Hampshire, we are ideally located to service customers from Andover, Romsey, Salisbury, Winchester and across the south of England, although we also welcome work from all over the country.
As a dedicated and professional craftsman, he can ensure that your individual requirements are delivered to the highest possible standard. Understanding the importance of keeping styles original is paramount, and his devotion to detail is second to none. With his wealth of expertise he can advise on the best materials or leather to use, to reflect the age and style of the vehicle. He also has extensive experience in bespoke designs, including seat sculpting (lowering or generally changing the style). Not only does Mick have comprehensive knowledge of all makes and models of cars, he also has extensive skill of marine, helicopter and light aircraft restoration. Mick can happily boast The Queen’s Flight as part of his prestigious repertoire of aircraft trimming, although his particular speciality is interior restoration of classic and vintage cars.
Upon leaving school, Matthew joined his family upholstery business, Family Repair Service in Andover, Hampshire as an apprentice, while also studying an NVQ in Engineering. He went to work for the Ducal pine furniture company as an upholsterer producing sofas, chairs, footstools, ottomans and headboards. Here he gained another NVQ in Training and was responsible for training and overseeing the soft furnishings department. In 1998 he returned to Family Repair Service, and in 2009 he became a Partner with his uncle Geoff Foss. As well as his background in domestic upholstery, Matt has extensive experience managing large scale contract furnishing projects; confident liaising with key stakeholders throughout the design process, he can take a concept from blueprint and work closely with carpenters and fabricators, undertaking the upholstery and finishing through to installation. He takes pride in providing excellent customer service, and particularly enjoys the more intricate and creative demands of his job.
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