Office furniture firm CEO confident of growth despite loss

Saturday, 20 May 2024

The chief executive of an office furniture designer and manufacturer remains “confident of growth on a global basis” despite slipping to a loss in its latest year.

Newport-headquartered Bisley manufactures, sells and distributes office and other furniture.

Bisley acquisition named Deal of the Month

Tuesday, 16 April 2024

A sustainably-led furniture brand receiving a significant investment from Newport-based heritage furniture manufacturer Bisley has been named as Insider’s Deal of the Month for March.

MARK Product, which stands for Made And Realised in Kernow, is led by designers and founders, Anna Hart and John Miller.

Bisley Acquires Stake in Sustainable Furniture Brand

Monday, 18 March 2024

Newport-based furniture manufacturer Bisley has made a significant investment in MARK Product, a sustainably-led furniture brand based in Cornwall.

MARK, which stands for Made And Realised in Kernow – ‘Cornwall’ in the Cornish language – is led by designers and founders Anna Hart and John Miller, and the brand has become a favourite among specialised high-end and sustainable office furniture project providers.

Bisley launches new showroom in Dubai

Sunday, 12 November 2023

Bisley, the south Wales based office furniture designer and manufacturer, is consolidating its success in the Middle East region with the launch of a new Dubai showroom, the largest showroom in its global portfolio.

Bisley becomes sole office furniture supplier for BT in multi-million pound deal

Thursday, 17 August 2023

Office furniture designer and manufacturer Bisley has secured a major contract which will see it supply its products to BT Group’s offices in the UK. The Newport-based company has made a deal to become the sole supplier of the telecoms giant’s storage furniture requirements.

Bisley continues growth trajectory

Wednesday, 16 August 2023

Newport-based office furniture designer and manufacturer Bisley has signed two deals in the telecommunications and banking sectors.

The partnerships with BT Group and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) follow on from Bisley revealing that it is designing bespoke spaces within the Googleplex headquarters in California.


5 June, 2023

The chief executive of an office furniture designer and manufacturer, which converted into an Employee Ownership Trust in December, has hailed a year in which turnover and profits rose, as it looks to further expand its presence.

For the year ended 31 July 2022, turnover at Bisley increased by 15.9 per cent from £67.4m to £78.1m.

Operating profits rose to £2.8m compared to £300,000 in 2021, which the business said was as a result of “continued focus on margins and further drives to reduce overheads”.


24 May, 2023

Office furniture designer and manufacturer Bisley has chosen Manchester as the home for its new Northern showroom.

The showroom will launch this summer in Calico on Mosley Street.

Bisley has been described as a “great addition” to the city and Calico where they have leased 2,906 sq ft of workspace within The Duplex. Bisley’s new Northern showroom will be its eighth and will promote the firm’s expanding portfolio of products and support its growing customer base in the North of England.

Tony Brown remembered for Bisley success

26 April, 2023

TONY Brown, the chairman and owner of home office and workplace furniture manufacturer Bisley, has died at the age of 86.

Bisley’s website paid tribute to Mr Brown as “a remarkable person of great integrity, who built the hugely successful manufacturing businesses on a foundation of hard work and investment, coupled with enormous respect and care for the some 1,000 people he ultimately employed

Bisley founder passes away

5 April, 2023

It is with great sadness that Bisley announces the passing of its Chairman and owner Anthony ‘Tony’ Brown, aged 86, on 4 April.

Tony began working at Bisley in 1960 and acquired the company from his father in 1970. At the time, the business had 45 staff members and annual sales of £370,000 ($400,000). Today, it generates annual revenue of around £70 million and exports its products to more than 75 countries.