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The History of Campaign Furniture

Why was Campaign furniture important? Campaign furniture played a crucial role in history for several reasons. Firstly, it served practical needs by providing military officers with portable and functional furniture during campaigns, allowing them to maintain some level of comfort while on the move. The collapsible and compact designs made transportation more manageable As global […]

Long Fingered Large Hand Chair Suar Wood Bali

Everything about Suar Wood. A Feraille’s mini guide.

Suar wood, also known as rain tree wood or monkey pod wood, is a type of hardwood primarily found in Southeast Asia, including countries like Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand. 1. Appearance: Suar wood is renowned for its striking and unique appearance. It typically has a rich, dark brown to reddish-brown color with contrasting grain patterns. […]

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Feraille. Ferailles. What is this name? (meaning, history, past, present and future)

First and foremost its OUR name!  And we trade under this name with pride and responsibility, but here we take a closer look at the name, aside from our shop based here at 9 South Quay, Great Yarmouth, UK The term: “feraille” typically refers to scrap metal or discarded metal objects. Its meaning is rooted […]

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“Ferailles Shop” – Our Covid trading update. July 2021

Our Covid update (originally written Sep 2020) & recently revised (July 2021) We are pleased to mention that the quayside plaza restaurant is currently open (Weds : Sun 4 pm) onwards, evening time. Booking is required. Covid compliant. Call (01493) 331777 to book or ask any questions. Opening times are liable to change given Covid, […]


Happy Christmas 2020 & Best New Year Wishes…

Hi everyone, As we move into the festive season of jolly-ness, joy, love, laughter and fun. We all understand the parameters of this year’s festivities are somewhat different, if not difficult for many. We urge you all to take good care. Look after yourselves and each other as best as possible! Remain patience. This will […]

Suar Wood Hand Table with Glass Top

What exactly is Suar Wood? – Here we provide a little bit of information.

One of our most common questions relating to wooden hand-carved / handmade products is “What’s Suar Wood?” Well, Suar wood tree, also known as “Albizia Saman or Monkeypod”, is a large tropical rain tree that can grow up to heights of 25 metres. It is characterised by its umbrella canopy, the tree naturally creates an insulated, cool […]


Ferailles Christmas “POSTAGE” cut off & “SHOP” openings:

Hello everyone, We at Ferailles of good old Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, UK trust that this little update post greets you all well? Seasons greetings and best wishes all the same, tis’ the season to be Jolly… CHRISTMAS POSTAGE DEADLINES POSTAL (UK & EU) deadline is THURSDAY 20th December 2018 – we cannot guarantee that orders […]

Shop Summer 2017 Opening Hours

Happy May Bank Holiday Regards – “Our Summer Opening Hours” – Ferailles of Yarmouth

First.  We wish everyone and all the very best May Day Bank Holiday regards. Second.  Our Summer openings for the shop are out.  You heard it here first people. Third.  Take very good care of yourselves and others.  Thanks for your time. Ferailles SHOP of the Historic South Quay, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR302QH.  “A truly […]

Ferailles Winter Opening 2016 to Spring 2017

Ferailles Winter 2016: Spring 2017 “Shop OPENING HOURS” update.

Hello there.  Attention, customer announcement. Hi everyone, We sincerely hope that this post greets everyone well.  Anyhow, this information let’s all you lovely customers know the Shop/Showroom Winters latest and up to date opening hours. Please note, we are closed on Sundays for the first time in nearly 15 years! To recap the poster Mon […]