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

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Enquiry? Please check our faq's or call 020 8769 2205 or email
E & A Wates, 82-84 Mitcham Lane, London SW16 6NR, customer parking behind our showroom map
Open for telephone and email enquiries Mon - Sat 9.30am to 5.30pm.
The showroom is open Wednesday - Saturday 9.30am to 5.30pm. Closed on Bank Holidays.

Coronavirus (Covid-19) response.

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E & A Wates Anniversary Sale

Celebrate with us in our 120th year. Find extraordinary discounts and clearance prices on stock home furnishings, dining and living furniture, lamps, mirrors, cushions and rugs. E & A Wates furniture showroom is open Wednesday - Saturday.

Spink & Edgar sofa at E & A Wates

The Spink & Edgar Upholstery collection features GP & J Baker printed fabrics and sumptuous Italian velvet, combined with award-winning pocket springs cleverly placed in the seat and arms providing unrivalled comfort and support.


Family friendly dining with mid-century styling
Our comprehensive collection of walnut dining and living space furniture is designed and made with eco credentials, also available in oak.

Walnut oval dining table from E & A Wates

Walnut Oval Dining Table W1800 x D1000 x H760mm £1,075. See more of the range below (not to scale) and here.

Coffee table
W800 x D800 x H400mm £459

Walnut coffee table from E & A Wates

Console table
W1200 x D400 x H800mm £459

Walnut console table from E & A Wates

Sideboard
W1710 x D450 x H700mm £1,375

Walnut sieboard from E & A Wates

Open display
W800 x D350 x H1725mm £920

Walnut open storage unit from E & A Wates

Round dining table
W1000 x D1000 x H750mm £675

Walnut round dining table from E & A Wates

Side table
W500 x D500 x H575mm £245

Side table from the Walnut collection at E & A Wates


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

Harlequin Jardin Boheme fabric & wallpaper reproduced with permission.

Gifts & 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 caning

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
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
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 and craftspeople

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. Please contact us to arrange a guided tour.



Thank you and welcome back
After lockdown, listen to a personal message from Roger Wates, MD of E & A Wates.

E & A Wates shop sign on Mitcham Lane, London SW16.


120 Years of Service
Take a trip back to 1900 through an early pictorial history from the E & A Wates archive and read Furnishing a Legacy, The E & A Wates Story.

E & A Wates staff outing 1907 © E & A Wates


View E & A Wates online
Tour our furniture showroom, interior design library and restoration workshop in this short video.

E & A Wates shop front at 82 - 84 Mitcham Lane, London SW16 6NT in 2020


Antique furniture for sale
Original Epstein Brothers Art Deco dining table in burr walnut with eight cloud back chairs and cream leather upholstery, see the whole dining suite on our top floor. Find more restored gems on sale here.

Epstein Brothers Art Deco dining table in burr walnut with eight cloud back chairs and cream leather upholstery, for sale at E & A Wates.



E & A Wates design service

Contact 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.


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.


Colourful canvas print of ape wearing headphones from E & A Wates

Canvas print W80 x H100cm £179


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