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Getting to know David Phipp

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Getting to know David Phipp

Welcome to the David Phipp House Furnisher website!

As our customers are so important to us, before you browse our wide selection of living room, dining room and bedroom furniture, we would love it if you got to know us a little better. David Phipp is a company with deep roots in Dorset and we like to offer the most enjoyable furniture shopping experience possible. Read on to learn a little more about our history and how we offer a unique experience to our customers.

David Phipp's History

David Phipp House Furnishing has a rich history in Dorset dating back over 44 years. In 1972, David and Anne Phipp opened a humble, second hand furniture shop in Parley Cross, Ferndown. After building a strong reputation for quality furniture and a friendly smile with their service, the couple expanded the business and purchased premises on Glenmoor Road in 1980 to showcase their furniture. In 1984, after further growth, the couple purchased a second store in Longham which also saw huge success.

By 1992, David Phipp Home Furnishers had seen such growth and success that David and Anne decided to invest in even bigger premises; this time the 30,000 square foot Welcome Lodge Hotel on Ringwood Road in Ferndown. They renovated the hotel into the magnificent furniture showroom that you can visit today, displaying a wide variety of contemporary and traditional furniture including leading manufacturers such as Duresta, Parker Knoll, Stressless and Ercol.

The Balcony Cafe

One of the most unique and attractive aspects of the David Phipp Furniture Store is the beautiful Balcony Cafe situated right in the heart of our Showroom. Take time to deliberate which suite is right for you while enjoying a cup of freshly brewed Italian coffee, speciality tea or a variety of other drinks with our delicious freshly made sandwiches, salads, toasties, soup and tasty cakes!

We even offer complimentary coffee for two people when you come down and sign up with us! Does it get any better than that? Furniture shopping has never been a more enjoyable experience.

Courtesy Car

We understand that there are some customers that are unable to get to our store due to disability or lack of transport. In order to help, we provide a wheelchair friendly courtesy car to collect people within a 30 mile radius and bring them to the David Phipp store. The car can carry a wheelchair and two extra passengers at a time, so you can bring friends and family with you if you want to.

Once you arrive at the showroom, you will find that it’s completely wheelchair friendly, with easy access into the building and a lift to the first floor where our Balcony Café is located. After a cup of specialty tea, you can browse our range of disability friendly furniture, including adjustable beds and electric reclining chairs which can be subject to VAT exemption!

We care about our customers and want to offer you an enjoyable shopping experience from start to finish.

The Outlet Studio

Our recently added ‘Outlet Studio’ offers you the chance to get some of the most attractive furniture available at a reduced price, with up to 50% off! Brand new ranges are included in the sale every week so make sure you keep an eye on our Outlet Studio page for all of the latest deals on bedroom, dining room and living room furniture. Each item is delivered immediately so no waiting around for your new furniture!

We pride ourselves on providing the best customer service and because we don’t deliver nationally, we have more time to cater to a local customers within a 50 mile radius.

Our loyal customers receive added benefits, such as invites to our sale previews so that you are one step ahead of the crowds when our official sale comes around as well extra discounts on top of sale items!

Head down to the David Phipp Furniture Store in Ferndown today and speak to our friendly team – we look forward to seeing you soon.