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RSPB Bespoke Outdoor Benches

RSPB bench design

Commissioned by the RSPB this bench is made of a single piece of oak weighing approximately 3/4 of a tonne. Situated at their Cliffe Pools site on the north Kent marshes it was the final part of a project to re-excavate and restore a Victorian pond.



At their Bromhey Farm site, again on the north Kent marshes, this site specific bench is situated in the corner of a Victorian cherry orchard. Comprising of over 80 trees this orchard is maintained by the RSPB as it is a valuable food source for the local bird life.

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Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust

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Rochester Art Gallery


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About Lapthorn Furniture

Andrew Lapthorn is a bespoke furniture designer and maker, creating unique designs predominantly working in wood, for a wide range of clients from his workshop in The Historic Dockyard, Chatham.

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