Renowned for ‘Pure English Luxury’, Duresta have been handcrafting beautiful sofas, armchairs & footstools in the heart of Nottinghamshire since 1938. Duresta’s upholstery expertise is recognised worldwide, their sofas epitomising the very best in great British craftsmanship, celebrating 80 years of artisan furniture-making heritage, time-honoured skill & bespoke furnishing artistry. Duresta sofas are considered to be the embodiment of classic English style, each piece finished with a unique & individual touch using fabrics, trimmings & the finest quality fillings sourced from across the globe.


Duresta sofas begin with a hand-built hardwood frame of quality European beech & North American birch wood, meticulously glued, screwed & dowelled to ensure supreme structural integrity, & prized with a 25-year guarantee, providing a robust foundation upon which Duresta have created their designs for generations. Their bespoke upholstery service offers a varied & eclectic selection of sumptuous fabrics, designed & created by Duresta’s very own in-house studio design team for their luscious appeal, vivid colour & long-lasting quality. Duresta sofas, armchairs & footstools are upholstered by skilled craftspeople, hand-cut & pattern matched to perfection, offering an outstanding level of artistry that is worthy of a future family heirloom.


Suitable for many an interior, Duresta sofas flourish on classic British design, using traditional shapes & style as a canvas on which to build their collections, but also strive to provide innovative, contemporary classics for the modern home. Pavilion Broadway are proud to offer over 45 made-to-order Duresta sofa collections, available in your choice of bespoke upholstery & finishes – perfect for those seeking a particular style to match an interior setting. We also house the UK's largest Duresta Clearance Sale, over 200 readymade ex-display Duresta sofas, armchairs & footstools with up to 50% off. Whichever model you decide upon, choosing a Duresta furnishing is a guarantee of three things: lasting quality, beautiful design & the very best of British upholstery & craftsmanship.