Office Chairs

Whether you are looking for office chairs, desk chairs or computer chairs for your computer desk, we understand how important a comfortable office chair is when you spend long hours sitting at a desk and working at your computer. At Office Furniture Direct, you will find a wide range of different types of workplace & desk chairs.

We have a vast selection of office and home office seating options including standard swivel chairs along with more specialist items such as 24 hour and heavy-duty chairs. If you have back problems or like to work in a different way to others, look at our ergonomic chairs.

Our Office Chairs

We offer a wide range of office chairs, each having a different use in different environments. Below we will tell you a little about each type, what it is used for and which environments it is best suited to.

Operator

These are the most common models available on the market. They are available in many colours with many options such as arm rests and back supports. These can be used in any office setting for practically any sitting task.

Task

A task chair offers an extra level of functionality that your standard models. This includes seat heigh and depth adjustments, adjustable armrests and adjustable lumbar support with swivel and tilt functions making it the most flexible model on the market.

Executive Office Chairs

These are a premium, tall-backed model which offers comfortable support to the entire upper body. They are generally found in the CEO’s office.

Cantilever

These models are not supported by the usual arrangement of four legs as you would expect, but are instead held up by a single leg bent into an L shape which then serves to support the base.

Heavy Duty

This model does exactly what it says on the tin, it is heavy duty and able to take more weight and is more durable than a standard chair.

24 Hour

As the name suggest, these models are designed with constant use in mind. It makes them ideal for workplaces where work spaces are constantly occupied, such as shift work.

Conference

These are perfect for large gatherings such as events or conferences. Available in a multitude of colours and styles, you are sure to find one that suits your office décor.

Reception

As you would expect, you would find this type of office seating in a reception area or a waiting room. Featuring a range of one, two and three seaters, you will find everything you need here for your greeting area.

Canteen

Whether it is a small office café or a large work canteen, this range will provide everything you need to kit out your staff’s favourite place in the workplace.

Meeting Room

These chairs are perfect for welcoming guests and hosting meetings with internal staff and external stakeholders. Modern, stylish, and functional, you will find the very latest models in this section.

Draughtsman

A very popular choice, these models are great for when you are working above normal desk height as they offer adjustable heights meaning you can still work at a normal desk height as well.

Highchairs & Stools

Whether you want stools for a relaxation area or high chairs to present from a stage at a conference, our range of high chairs and stools offer various models to suit your needs.

Kneeling

These models are usually used for short terms tasks that need you to reach forward and provides extra support and comfort. Good examples of this would be handwriting or sewing.

Bespoke

From our own Gentoo brand, we offer a range of bespoke office chairs which offer premium quality, style, and choices to suit your requirements.

Whatever type you choose, make sure you check out the feature options. There is an array of different options to choose from and depending on the seating type, you have choices such as:

  • Adjustable backs for people of all shapes and sizes
  • Adjustable heights to ensure comfort no matter how long your legs are
  • Lumbar support to allow for comfortable working positions
  • Adjustable armrests to help prevent strain or injuries
  • Tilt function mechanisms for when you want to stretch or relax
  • Various colours, upholstery materials such as faux leather and price ranges

You can further personalise your workspace with our selection of office desks. With the average person spending around 40 hours a week at work, it is an important investment to make your workspace as comfortable as possible. You can also cut down on the clutter in your office by purchasing office storage allowing your desk to stay clear, paperwork is where it should be as stationery is put away correctly.

What is the best way to sit in in my office chair?

Poor posture can cause a lot of pain and it is something that many office workers experience throughout their career. Therefore, it is incredibly important to be aware of your posture throughout your working day. Good posture can improve your mood and self-confidence as well as improving your physical health. This is how you should sit in a chair properly:

  • Use the height adjustment feature on the seat so that your feet are flat on the floor and your knees are in line with (or just below) your hips
  • Sit up straight and keep your hips pushed back in the chair
  • Position the back of the seat so that it is at a 100- to 110-degree angle. You should also make sure that your upper and lower back are supported. You can do this by using small pillows or back supports.
  • If you work at a computer screen, make sure you are sitting at least 20 inches away from the screen
  • Relax your shoulders and keep them from rising toward your ears or rounding forward during the day

Can you install my office seating?

We offer a full installation service across mainland UK. You can select the installation service at the checkout stage. Alternatively, call us on 01480 220311 to discuss your requirements. Many of our products are also available for next day delivery.

Do I need to assemble my chairs?

Most will need to be assembled. Assembly instructions are provided with each item, in some cases videos will be available to guide you through the process. Some items will come fully assembled; however, all products will state if they require assembly or not.

Do you offer a warranty on desk chairs?

Yes, all our products come with a minimum of one-year warranty. Certain items will offer warranties which range from two to five years. Warranties are stated on each product under the “Specifications” tab in the product description.

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Frequently asked questions

We offer a full installation service across mainland UK. You can select the installation service at the checkout stage. Alternatively, call us on 01480 220311 to discuss your requirements.

Most products will need to be assembled. Assembly instructions are provided with each item, in some cases videos will be available to guide you through the process. Some items will come fully assembled, however, all products will state if they require assembly or not.

Yes, all our products come with a minimum of one-year warranty. Certain items will offer warranties which range from two to ten years. Warranties are stated on each product under the “Specifications” tab in the product description.

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Trusted Customer
14 July 2021 07:33

Dynamic Victor Operator Chair without Headrest

Great product, ideal for home use

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Goid product delivered on time. Communication good

Great to hear, thank you very much for the really fantastic feedback.

Excellent

Trusted Customer
13 June 2021 09:25

Teknik Kneeling Stool Wood

Fantastic stool, well made, easy to assemble, good quality. Well padded, very comfortable. Would definitely recommend.

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Knowledgeable and helpful. Had to call them twice and both times they sorted out my problem straight away.

Brilliant to hear, thank you for the really fantastic feedback.

Excellent

Julia Thorpe
15 May 2021 07:49

Dynamic Eclipse Plus 2 Operator Chair without Arms

I would use them again and without hesitance recommend to others

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Excellent service . Kept upto date and delivered on time

This is fantastic to hear, thank you very much for the great feedback.

Excellent

Trusted Customer
9 May 2021 18:00

Dynamic Zeus Operator Chair Standard

Chair gives a great level of support. Now only need a foot rest to go with it!

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Customer service was friendly and explained things well. The reason I gave a 4 and not a 5 was that I had expected to receive my chair 3-5 days after order which would have made it the Tues-thurs, I received it the following Saturday!

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave great feedback.
I can only apologise for the delayed delivery.

Excellent

Trusted Customer
26 March 2021 10:08

Dynamic Classic Medium Back Leather Chair

really lovely chair which was put together and looks fantastic in my office

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fantastic, Chair arrived the next day, it had been well packaged and was carried in by the delivery driver. Really pleased with the chair too. COmfortable and looks great in my office.

Brilliant to hear, thank you for the fantastic feedback of our service and delivery too.

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Trusted Customer
22 March 2021 09:21

TC Office Endurance Marathon Fabric Chair

Very comfortable- again more detailed product listings would help with selection.

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Really good service. One improvement could be better images of the products but overall very pleased. Got what I needed and quickly.

Many thanks for taking the time to leave great feedback.

Excellent

Simon Spencer
23 February 2021 20:10

Dynamic Eclipse Plus 2 Operator Chair without Arms

I am very happy with the office chairs I ordered, they are exactly as described. Easy to assemble and comfortable to use.

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Website easy to use, huge product range, items ordered arrived bang on time - and cheaper than John Lewis!

Thank you very much for the really great review of our service and fantastic comments.

Excellent

Trusted Customer
15 January 2021 09:13

Teknik Kneeling Stool Wood

Great item as described :)

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Super service, straight forward, helpful person when I had a query before ordering and phoned up. Item arrived in good time.

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave such great feedback of our service.

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Becky
14 January 2021 18:54

Dynamic Echo Cantilever Chair with Arms

Super comfortable! Feels really well made

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Easy to order from. Delivered really quickly. Great value!

Fantastic to hear, thank you very much for the really great review of our service & delivery.

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Trusted Customer
5 January 2021 10:40

Dams Vantage 100 Operator Chair With No Arms

fair price for the product

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Service and item purchased. Delivery not so great! You book a delivery date on website and delivery company call to confirm date. I missed the call but called them straight back but couldn't get hold of anybody and no answering service. This resulted in not being able to deliver on my chosen day! There's no point choosing a day if you then have to choose a on the phone in my opinion. Other than that, I'm happy with my purchase.

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave great feedback on our service. I am sorry that the delivery was a little frustrating for you, but I'm afraid that so close to Christmas the couriers were under immense pressure with their deliveries and were struggling to keep up with the high demand. Under normal circumstances I can assure you that they are fantastic.

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