When it came to choosing the right furniture for its new five-star establishment in Belfast, Northern Ireland’s leading hotel group, Hastings Hotels, wanted something that was lightweight, portable and quick to install with trend-led design.

Grand Central Hotel
UK hospitality furniture specialist Burgess offered the solution for the Grand Central Hotel with its new A-Fold table, even before it was launched. “The A-Fold was in the very early stages of production when we revealed its design to Hastings Hotels” said Ashley Taylor, General Manager at Burgess Furniture. “They were immediately impressed, not just by its practicality and how it can be quickly adjusted to suit different types of events, but with its level of quality – perfect for Northern Ireland’s largest-ever and most luxurious hotel.

A-Fold Table Alt
Portable and lightweight, the A-Fold table is quick to install and fold down thanks to its unique folding mechanism, that secures the legs flat against the table top for minimal storage space. What’s more, the product is available in different styles, such as classic white, contemporary white or timber, so you can easily find a table to suit your establishment.

Grand Hotel

It’s a very practical solution that’s also very stylish” adds Ashley. “Each design was carefully created to ensure it complements existing décor for the professional, quality experience that hotel guests expect.” Dr. Howard Hastings OBE, LI.B, ACA, M.Sc – Managing Director of Hastings Hotels – said: “We only want the very best for our new five-star Grand Central Hotel. It represents our company’s largest investment to date of £53million to create an establishment Belfast can be extremely proud of. That includes choosing everything from the building materials to the fittings and furniture. We were very impressed with Burgess Furniture’s A-Fold table – it will certainly add to the overall effect.

A-Fold Table

The A Fold is a multifunctional range of products which offers flexibility and ease of use. Available in a range of rectangular, rounds, D-ends and triangular corner sections, the A-fold® collection blends great design with structural rigidity and ingenious practical details.


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