Furniture restoration of the highest quality

Hamilton & Hodson has been providing upholstery and furniture restoration services from our workshop in Bristol since 1994. Over the years, we have restored countless pieces of furniture, ranging from much-loved family pieces to treasured heirlooms and design classics.

Upholstery Courses

We offer short courses that will give new and experienced students the space and opportunity to develop a passion for upholstery. In small class sizes (max. 4 students), you will develop the skills to upholster accurately and creatively and come away with an amazing sense of achievement – as well as your very own piece of furniture that you restored yourself!

Upholstery Commissions

We provide a comprehensive bespoke upholstery service, using both traditional and modern methods to revive old furniture that will stand the test of time. We passionately believe in restoring, not replacing.

Vintage Furniture Shop

We have an exclusive range of antique and vintage furniture for sale that we have restored and added our own, contemporary twist to. These are one-of-a-kind statement pieces that you won’t find anywhere else.

“A wonderful day making my stool look like something special. The team were very friendly and on hand to point you in the right direction. An unusual setting which was an added bonus for me. I will remember that day positively.”

“Very, very pleased with our reupholstered sofa, which, having tweaked the inner workings as well as completely re-doing the fabric, is better than when it was first made!”

As there are only 3 in the group, there is a lot of guidance and one to one tuition. Both Nicky and Erica have years of experience. They offer sound advice about how to complete a project in a doable way for someone who hasn’t had a lot of experience in upholstery. It’s a hard working and friendly environment.

I bought a striking mid-century Scandinavian arm chair from Hamilton & Hodson. They proved very helpful and easy to deal with. They took great care in making sure that the chair arrived promptly, within budget, and protected during transit. I hope to do business with them again in the future. A rewarding experience.

Really thrilled with the result; lovingly and authentically restored; a fantastic piece of furniture for the children to fight over one day. So pleased and grateful. Recommended? It’s a yes from me!”

Incredibly helpful and obviously very skilled people. Well worth asking them for help. They were not expensive for the quality of work supplied.

We bought a beautiful but knackered Lamino chair online. H & H were top notch. Helped us to find the perfect fabric and did the job gorgeously. Ten out of ten – great job. Only trouble is, the chair is so pretty now, I don’t want to sit on it. I just want to look at it all day!

Great One-Day Upholstery Course at H & H. Nicky and Erica are lovely, very knowledgeable and friendly. Small class of just 4 students meant that there was lots of help!

Thanks for all your time and hard work on our gorgeous ottoman!

Just collected my chair and H & H have done a fantastic job and really went that extra mile adding a trim to the chair to set it off and working to a tight timetable. Thank you!

“Had a great time with Nicky on this course.  She’s a fantastic teacher.  Lovely atmosphere and I was really pleased with the result.”

“Highly recommend these upholstery courses, particularly as the class size is small so you get all the attention you need.”

Established & Experienced

One of the oldest upholstery companies in Bristol

Expert & Knowledgable

A small but very knowledgeable team of experts

Friendly & supportive

A relaxed, friendly supportive environment for students

Unique furniture

An exclusive one-of-a-kind range of restored furniture for sale

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