E & A Wates, Interior Specialists, Est 1900, furniture shop, restoration services, interior design sample library
Ready to meet every furnishing challenge

Enquiry? Please check our faq's or call 020 8769 2205 email: sales@    eawates.com
Visit us E & A Wates, 82-84 Mitcham Lane, London SW16 6NR, customer parking behind our showroom map
Open Mon - Sat 9.30am to 5.30pm, closed on Bank Holidays

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New season sofas, chairs and dining furniture at E & A Wates

Jude chair in yellow velvet in E & A Wates sale 15% off

Jude tub chair £595
A curvacious accent chair also available to order (different prices may apply to orders) in lavish jewel colours, cool linen or natural vintage leathers, height 77cm, width 87cm, depth 79cm. Mix and match with coordinating sofas.

Fresh new décor
New season fabric and wallpaper
from leading
fabric houses

Harlequin Jardin Boheme fabric & wallpaper reproduced with permission.

Gifts and accessories
Emerging designers, art, cushions, photo frames, mirrors and clocks. 

Woodcutts original laser cut wall art.

Furniture & upholstery
To complement all
living styles and schemes

Contemporary Ginevra chair reproduced with permission

Trade secrets
Bespoke furnishings for interior designers

Commercial upholstery and furnishings supplied to the retail sector worldwide.

Reupholstery & covers
Choose a new look and relove your upholstery.
See the transformation.

Drop end sofa reupholstered in Urban London by Timorous Beasties

Restoration & repolishing 
Restoring furniture for generations
French polishing, gilding and recaning

Detail of our French polisher at work on a dining table in E & A Wates' restoration workshop.

Local icons
We have an exclusive range of home accessories based on Ordnance Survey mapping of our area. Locate your road, the Commons or your favourite landmarks on mugs, cushions, trays and cards. All beautifully made in Britain.

Framed local icons £48
Images of London landmarks including Battersea Power Station and Clapham bandstand from local artists.


Iconic London landmarks photographic prints, various colours, two sizes

Home accessories
We have British made mugs, cushions, trays, cards, wall art and even a deckchair celebrating our local area. OS map featuring Tooting, Balham and Streatham.

Luxe cushions £46
Embroidered linen, feather-filled cushions in various colours commissioned by E & A Wates. British made.


Fabulous Furzedown scatter cushion from a range exclusive to E & A Wates

Meet E & A Wates furniture restorers

One hour guided tours of E & A Wates furniture restoration workshop can be arranged for small groups. Working with beautiful pieces of furniture from all periods we show you our restoration process. Meet the craftspeople involved and see their skills at work.

From an antique chaise longue to a French rocking chair you'll get to understand the materials we use including horse hair and traditional coil springs.
Antique restoration
Split timber, missing veneer and precious inlay are daily challenges, find out how we deal with them and the perils of woodworm.
French polishing
Enjoy furniture being brought back to life! We remove fading, ring and water marks and stain new timber repairs to blend in with old patination.
Fine gold and silver leaf is applied to create and repair beautiful mirror and picture frames and decorate fine furniture.

Caning and rush work  
From a bergère cane chair to an Arts and Crafts rush seat the beauty is restored.

Welcome to E & A Wates
Take a virtual tour of our furniture showroom, interior design library and restoration workshop.

French style furniture
Ornate hand-painted inlaid cabinet with marble and gold leaf, part of a set including a stunning bedroom suite (available to purchase as separate pieces).

E & A Wates Design Service
Call us for a free informal consultation.

Room redesign
Coordinate your scheme from our huge selection of wallpaper and carpet samples.

Fresh ideas
Advice on curtains and blinds, cushions and headboards, made-to-measure.

Furniture restoration
French polishing, caning, rushing, gilding and furniture repair.
New upholstery and loose covers
Revive favourite furniture from the frame up.

Thank you for supporting Spires
Our Yard Sale supported a local charity that helps hundreds of homeless and disadvantaged people all year round. We are donating 10% of profits from the Yard Sale to Spires: www.spires.org.uk

Furnishing a Legacy
The E & A Wates
story from 1900 to the present day.

Antique furniture for sale
Find restored gems on sale here, reconditioned vintage and mid-century furniture for sale in our showroom. Deco chair £1495.

Art Deco chair restored and reupholstered by E & A Wates

Watch our skilled craftspeople
Filmed in our workshop one-minute videos.

Photographs are subject to copyright, supplied to E & A Wates with permission and not to be copied or reproduced.

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