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Theatre seating from Auditoria Services

Welcome to the Auditoria Services. We are UK market leaders in the manufacture, design and installation of fixed and retractable seating for theatres, cinemas, lecture rooms and much more.

We are a family business founded in 1977 and manufacture all of our products using locally-sourced materials. From the design office at our UK headquarters in South Yorkshire, our installation and servicing team provide fantastic support, whilst our experienced staff in Rotherham ensure that everything is handled with maximum professionalism. We place the utmost of importance on customer satisfaction, which goes hand-in-hand with the quality of our products.

As a leading theatre seating manufacturer, we take great care in the manufacturing of our seating systems to ensure the whole process is carried out to the very highest of standards. The working partnerships we enjoy with our clients are something we are immensely proud of, and sharing our extensive experience to help you find the perfect solution is at the forefront of our minds. Our unrivalled track record in auditorium seat manufacturing, design and installation gives us great confidence in being able to take care of all your seating requirements.

Retractable Seating

Retractable Seating from Auditoria Services

Our retractable telescopic platforms, combined with a comprehensive range of individual folding chairs and benches, offer a practical seating solution which allows almost any space to be used to its full potential. Their versatility means that any space requiring a flexible tiered seating solution can benefit from one of our retractable platforms, including venues such as primary schools, village halls and conference centres.

Each system is meticulously designed to ensure smooth, safe operation with low lifetime and operational costs. With few standard sizes we can offer flexible bank widths, row depths, riser heights and seat centres. With hundreds of different colours and finishes we can blend in with the architecture and interior colour scheme of almost any space.

Careful consideration is taken to make each system as user-friendly as possible, with the inclusion of power operation, auto-folding chairs, self-storing side rails and drapes. Each seat is designed with safety at the forefront of our thinking with the tipping mechanisms completely shrouded to prevent trapping the risk of trapping fingers or clothing, enhancing the durability and reducing any maintenance requirements.

All our chairs offer a range of features which can be customised to suit the desired appearance or meet a specific budget requirement; wooden or upholstered arms, timber outer panels, seat numbers and row letters can all be added, they are designed with durability, practicality, comfort and total flexibility in mind.

Our most economical fully upholstered individual chair, the ASL 15, has been successfully installed in hundreds of school, academy and college projects throughout the UK, alongside our upholstered bench seat with folding back rest these models form the basis of our educational range. Notwithstanding both are also commonly used in community centres, village halls and arts theatres. The ASL 10 and 11 models alongside our “Ultimate” chair are the mainstay of our theatre quality range, as with all other products we offer these can all be customised to suit. To complete our range, bleacher seating and folding seating give excellent value, normally fitted into sports halls these are widely used for events such as basketball or badminton and as such are extremely durable. The bench system uses high pressure laminated boards, an offering which includes wood grains and contemporary solid colours, benefiting from a unique high pressure edging system to make it one of the most durable products on the market.

Theatre Seating

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We offer a comprehensive range of individual folding seats and benches to offer a practical elegant and fixed theatre seating solution. Commonly used in venues from school theatres and village halls right through to multi-purpose halls, cinema’s and conference centres, any venue requiring seating can benefit from one of our theatre chairs.
Each chair is carefully designed offering the ultimate in reliability and safe operation with long lifetime expectancy. With few standard sizes we can offer flexibility in specification from the many standard models we carry. All our chairs can be customised with different seat centres, back heights, arms finishes and many more. With hundreds of different colours and finishes we can blend in with the architecture and interior colour scheme of almost any space.

We value the opportunity to work with clients and designers on special chair designs, our talented in house design team and experienced engineers benefit from use of the very latest in computer aided design to fulfil your requirements. Each seat is designed with safety at the forefront of our thinking with the tipping mechanisms completely shrouded to prevent any risk of finger or clothing trapment, enhancing the durability and reducing any maintenance requirements.

All our chairs offer a range of features which can be customised to suit the desired appearance or meet a specific budget requirement; wooden or upholstered arms, timber outer panels, seat numbers and row letters can all be added, they are designed with durability, practicality, comfort and total flexibility in mind.

Our most economical fully upholstered individual chair, the ASL 15, has been successfully installed in hundreds of school, academy and college projects throughout the UK, it is normally fitted in conjunction with a retractable platform installation but works just as well as a standalone when budgets are keen, the ASL 10 & 11 can almost be tailed to suit in a similar way. Our ASL 1, 2, 3 and 4 chairs are the backbone of our theatre range, all of which offer a classic design and feel. The Ultimate and ASL 2000 chairs have a more contemporary character. Both chairs, which we designed for specific projects, proved to be so popular they have become staples within the main range. Our theatre seating can also be matched with our retractable seating, mounted on fixed tiering structures, provided in portable or removable versions to give complete continuity of design.

Lecture Theatre Seating

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Our unrivalled range of lecture theatre seating and benches with fixed, folding or removable writing ledges offer a practical, flexible and durable solution to allow any space to be used to its full potential. Any educational space requiring seating can benefit from one of our systems. We are proud to have successfully installed lecture theatre seating and fixed tiering to almost all of the major Universities throughout the UK. In addition we have worked with many colleges and schools, with the vast majority of our projects coming from recommendations and repeat business from completely satisfied customers, architects and contractors alike.

Careful consideration is taken to offer all chairs with a range of features to customise the appearance or meet budget requirements all are designed with durability, practicality and long term comfort in mind. Writing surfaces and modesty panels benefit from our unique high pressure edging system. With an extensive range of colours available this provides the user with the required style and longevity demanded of a modern lecture theatre.
Each chair is designed with safety at the forefront of our concerns with the tipping mechanisms completely shrouded to prevent any risk of finger or clothing trapment, enhancing the durability and reducing any maintenance requirements.

Offering unrivalled quality where budgets are tight our LT 1 chair is the entry level of our University lecture theatre seating range. Our LT 3 chair is tried and tested; it has been installed in many all of the UK’s leading universities. The LT 2 chair is our best-selling lecture room chair, put simply the envy of the industry and the chair of choice for the discerning architect, bursar, estates manager or end user. The LT6 and LT 12 models offer a higher level of refinement, balancing the companies underlying quality standard with use the very best materials. Where theatre quality chairs with the most robust folding writing ledge in the industry are required the ASL 4 is an absolute must. Owing to its pedestal mount this chair works just as well on a curve as it does in geometric rows. The Harvard lecture theatre arrangement is ever increasing in popularity; combining electrical outlets for power and data this modern take on the lecture theatre gives a totally different feel to the standard type of lecture theatre. Many of our systems are mounted on custom designed fixed seating structures which are fitted over existing floors or designed to fix directly on to primary steel structures. Our unrivalled knowledge of designing and installing fixed tiering is invaluable to create the ultimate space. Providing further flexibility our lecture theatre seating can be adapted to fit on retractable systems to give complete continuity of design.

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