Tailor made at S.W. James

hand crafted just for you

The Chesterfield is a piece of English furniture that has become a worldwide style icon. At S.W. James we truly love our Chesterfields and every Chesterfield in our range is immediately recognisable for their opulent, British aesthetic.

Tailor made at S.W.James

A British Tradition

Hand crafted just for you

We are proud to boast every S.W. James Chesterfield we create is designed and manufactured by hand in our Manchester, UK based production studio.

At S.W. James our intention is to only ever run a small, curated product range. By doing so we are afforded the luxury of refining every single detail of our designs. We have spent countless hours selecting our vintage leathers, fabrics, sumptuous cushioning and comfort focused design. All our items are designed and built by a small team in Greater Manchester, England.

Every element used to produce an S.W. James Chesterfield is sourced in Great Britain. The exception to that rule being our beautiful leathers, which are sourced from the finest Italian based tanneries. This decision has allowed S.W. James to provide the very finest, bovine hides for all our Chesterfields.

The result is a collection of hand designed and hand built English Chesterfields that wear the S.W. James brand name with pride.

To help understand some of the terminology used above we have put together a helpful little dictionary & illustration – click here to see it.

Tailor made at S.W. James

hand crafted by a small team of seasoned experts

You can trust your S.W. James will be a piece of furniture that will live with you for a life time and it will only become better with time.

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The S.W. James Team

we’re here to help

We know ordering your own handmade Chesterfield or vintage sofa is a very personal decision and we know you will have questions before you decide to choose an S.W. James of your own. We are here to help, and we work closely with you throughout every step of the production process to ensure you are 100% happy with your new S.W. James when it arrives in your home.

We’re a passionate team and we love to talk about our Chesterfields and vintage sofas. As a result, if you have questions before you order, or at any point during production, just ask. You will always talk directly with Warren and the other business founders.

Call the team today for a friendly chat on

+44 (0)161 359 5462

Or email Warren and the team by clicking here : warren@swjames.com.

Our office hours are Mon- Fri 9am to 6pm, Saturdays 10am to 6pm, Sundays 10am to 4pm. Feel free to call any time. If the office is closed just leave a short message and we will call you back as soon as possible. Alternatively email us any time you like.