Inside our factories

DFS Group

Many of our sofas are made at our workshops right here in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire.

DFS has been built on long-term investment in British craftsmanship and manufacturing. We’d love to give you a little glimpse into our world


Get a sneak peek into the factory where many of our sofas are made


Sofa Experts in the spotlight

Dawn

Quality
Administrator

Victoria

Seamstress

Michael

Upholsterer

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Dawn

Factory:Northern Upholstery

Job Title:Quality Administrator

Length at DFS:2 Years

Job Description:Sales desk enquiries and correcting orders

Dawn has worked as a quality administrator for the past two years. She's on hand to answer any enquiries about orders and to help keep everything on track.

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Victoria

Factory:Berkeley Magna

Job Title:Seamstress

Length at DFS:9 Years 1 Month

Job Description:Sewing Machinist

Victoria has spent just over 9 years wokring as a seamstress in one of our Derbyshire facotries. Her expert eye and machine skills ensure that no stitch is out of place, and that sofas are finished to the highest standard.

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Michael

Factory:Lincoln House

Job Title:Upholsterer

Length at DFS:18 Years

Job Description:Upholstering furniture using modern and traditional skills

Michael started life an an apprentice with us where he trained in both the traditional and modern methods of upholstering. 18 years on, Michael has mastered both methods so you know that whatever style of sofa you choose, it will be made to the highest possible standard.

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Laura

Factory:Berkeley Magna

Job Title:Quality Administrator

Length at DFS:10 Years 6 Months

Job Description:Sales desk enquiries and correcting orders

Having worked at DFS for over 10 years Laura knows the importance of making sure every sofa is handmade exactly how the customer wants it. And if things don't go quite to plan, Laura's there to step in and make sure that any hiccups are dealt with as quickly as possible.

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