Interiors & Furniture

Stunning Tents, Nationwide

Stunning tentsProduct: PapaFlex tent matting
Supplier: Event Shed, 077760 56650,,

Details: The Event Shed team has over 15 years’ experience in the events industry understanding the DNA of the market and exactly the type of products event professionals require. After spending years developing PapaFlex, its most popular event matting, it was delighted to provide it to Stunning Tents, the UK’s leading supplier of Tentipi giant Nordic tipis and an exclusive Sperry Tents partner.

Supplying large tents to events up and down the country, Stunning Tents used the matting at numerous high-end weddings and events throughout summer 2021.

“Working with Stunning Tents has been the dream,” said Richard Monaghan, co-founder of Event Shed. “They have a clear vision for how their event flooring needs to look and we’re delighted to be able to deliver on that vision. Timing is critical and we work hard in a tough market to ensure delivery and short lead times. To see our product at such high-profile events has been wonderful!”

stunning tentsWorking to tight lead times in 2021, after the uncertainty of Covid restrictions and the effect on weddings and large-scale events, Event Shed produced 2,500 square metres of matting for Stunning Tents with only a few weeks’ notice, ensuring the timely delivery of many events for their clients.

The PapaFlex matting has grown in popularity over the past five years, replacing other types of less practical flooring such as carpet and coir. Its functional nature means it is fast becoming the global leader for tent flooring, with sales in the UK, Europe, America, Australia and New Zealand. Not only is it functional, but it looks great, meaning that the hard-wearing PapaFlex matting can be seen at every event from large scale festivals, like Wilderness, Glastonbury, Download and Hyde Park Winter Wonderland, right through to the most luxurious and intimate weddings. Event Shed has recently developed its offer and now provides matting for glamping tents too.

Feedback: Co-founder and director of Stunning Tents, Tom Bucknell, said: “We work in such a fast-paced industry and delivery is key. Having worked with the Event Shed team for many years, they never fail to deliver. The PapaFlex matting is important to us for its functionality, but it also looks great and clients love it. We work with high net worth individuals and therefore everything we provide has to be of the utmost quality. Event Shed always understands this.”


The Golden Hinde, London

The Golden HindeProduct: Saniflo Sanicubic
Supplier: Saniflo, 020 8842 0033,

Details: A highly-acclaimed piece of British heritage, a replica of the famous ship the Golden Hinde – known for circumventing the globe during the 16th century under the command of British explorer Sir Francis Drake – is now a stunning floating museum and events’ venue near London Bridge.

The ship remains faithful to its original design while catering for the modern world in providing exclusive and memorable educational and hospitality services.

the golden hindeAfter a re-vamp during the Covid-19 lockdown, the floating museum provides catering on board for weddings and events and boasts facilities for overnight stays, thanks to the installation of new WC cubicles, basins and even a new kitchen area in the galley with a dishwasher, sink and icemaker.

Getting the Golden Hinde to a standard high enough to host exclusive events also involved lowering the floor in the hold to improve head height and fitting bench seating around the perimeter of the ship. To complete the look and ensure an authentic experience, all interior wood was sandblasted to take it back to its original colour and specialist lighting was installed to create a delightful atmosphere.

The new hatches have improved ventilation and air flow for customer comfort and a Saniflo Sanicubic was fitted in order to provide the new improved bathrooms and kitchen, which can now operate with piping hot water – making the entire project possible without mains drainage.



Hotel Collection Mattresses

0800 5677 625

Introducing mattresses from the British Bed Company’s Contract Hotel Collection, exclusive to Mattressman. Featuring a variety of options that incorporate supportive pocket springs, hypoallergenic fibres, breathable cotton or insulating wool fillings, as well as a variety of mattress firmnesses, you can be sure to find something for every kind of sleeper in the Hotel Collection.

Mattresses are available in all standard sizes and are congruent with Source 5 fire regulations. The British Bed Company has created zip and link options too, so you can transform a large bed into two singles with ease. Mattressman’s trade team will be happy to help you find the ideal mattresses for your establishment and can offer speedy next working day delivery.


CORE Wheel-Inn Kit

Core barCORE Bar and Event Hire
0845 299 6499

The CORE ‘Wheel-Inn Cellar-in-a-box’ kit is a mobile fully featured cellar set up that allows you to dispense kegged beers and ciders whenever and wherever needed – in minutes!

Easily integrated into CORE’s modular bar solution, it means you can have a professional bar set up for any event irrespective of location. The CORE ‘Wheel-Inn Cellar-in-a-box’ kit can dispense up to three different drinks and ensures that professionally dispensed, ice cold beverages can be served so you are not limited to only bottled drinks. The kit is ideal for any situation where you need to serve kegged beers and ciders in a temporary location without the need for expert installation crews. Kits are available to purchase or rent by contacting the friendly CORE team.


Creative Furniture

Creative StructuresCreative Structures
+31 (0)76 2100 401

Creative Furniture from Creative Structures is more than just furniture. The unique click system offers quick installation by one or two people with a classy and solid result, and the inventive transport box makes it ideal as a temporary or semi-permanent furniture solution.

Including Lounge Boxes, Bar Boxes, Table Boxes and High Seats Boxes, the range is unique in its compact transport packaging and click together system (meaning no tools or screws required for installation). Available in natural impregnated, white or grey pinewood, the weatherproof cushions are also available in different colours with custom printed panels and printed/embroidered cushions an option.


Luxury Matting and Artificial Grass

Marquee FloorsMarquee Floors by William Armes
01787 372988

Marquee Floors by William Armes supplies high quality luxury matting to the marquee, tent and tipi hire sectors. DandyDura has a long-standing reputation as the UK’s bestselling polypropylene matting. It’s extremely durable, easy to maintain, fully reversible, water resistant and lightweight. DandyDura matting can easily be rolled for handling, transporting and storage. Available in seven colours, supplied in rolls, cut length pieces and bespoke shapes.

Marquee Floors also supplies DandyCoco, a made to measure traditional woven unbacked coconut matting, made from natural fibres. This matting is eco-friendly, flame retardant, bio-degradable, extremely durable and has excellent insulating properties.

Marquee Floors has also launched Likelawn artificial grass. Extremely hardwearing yet soft underfoot, Likelawn can be laid on any surface and is 100% weatherproof. Its durable backing has perforation holes to allow drainage and can be easily cleaned. Ideal for use all year round. Rolls and cut lengths available.


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