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The Outside Edge Blog

The Outside Edge blog focuses on our latest garden furniture news and new products. We also write informative articles on the following subjects connected with living outdoors.

  • DIY
  • Garden Landscaping
  • Garden Design
  • Barbecuing
  • Patio Design & Maintenance
  • Outdoor Furniture Innovations
  • Other Recommended Garden Blogs
  • Outdoor Product Reviews
  • Leisure Industry News
  • Planting Advice
  • Plant Selection
  • Plant Care
  • Garden Furniture Design
  • Cast Aluminium Manufacturing
  • Testimonials
  • Case Studies e.g. Will Rattan Patio Furniture Last Outside?
  • Garden Furniture Care & Maintenance

If you are in the market for cast aluminium furniture or wicker patio products please visit our extensive retail website.

Contact Us

Our physical address, used to contact us and for both visits and deliveries, is as follows:

Kensington Garden Furniture Ltd
T/AS Outside Edge Garden Furniture
Peacock Lodge, Beechwood Park
Pickford Rd, Markyate
Hertfordshire AL3 8AP

Please note that viewings are very much welcomed but is strictly by appointment only, please email or call us if you want to visit!

Telephone: 01582 840 717     Email:

20 Reasons Why You Should You Buy Garden From Us

  1. British Made Metal Patio Chairs
  2. High Quality Solid Cast Aluminium
  3. Maintenance Free
  4. Exclusive Ranges – Gregg Wallace Fire & Ice Pits, Kensington Deluxe Rattan, Kensington Club Rattan, Kensington Basics Rattan
  5. 25 Years Experience In The Leisure Industry
  6. Free Delivery (except Scottish Highlands & Islands)
  7. International Delivery Specialists (subject to charges)
  8. Family Run Business (great service & low prices)
  9. All Dining Aluminium Chairs Arrive Assembled
  10. All Metal Dining Chairs Stack
  11. B2B Bespoke Service (we can paint our furniture any RAL colour)
  12. Long Lasting Powder Coating
  13. Special Offers With Selected Sets ( parasol)
  14. Large Stock Holding For Expedient Delivery
  15. Convenient Online Store (we never close)
  16. Extensive Quality Control
  17. Purchase Via Our Secure Sage Merchant Services
  18. Excellent Customer Service (see testimonials)
  19. Innovative New products
  20. Royal Horticultural Society Exhibitor (we have been awarded 3 awards at the Royals Chelsea Flower show)
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The Poetry Of Gazebos

The Poetry of Gazebos  Writing endless blogs about metal garden furniture can be trying.  It’s not often that you find something truly original to say, so I hope you’ll all appreciate this rare find! Yesterday, after a hard day in the office, flogging aluminium garden furniture, I turned my hand...

Metal Garden Sets

This is what we do! In the 18th century, during the industrial revolution, metal garden furniture was used in the English garden. At that time, chairs and tables were cast iron until in the 1950s when aluminium became available and began to replace iron. And even though aluminium was more expensive, its quality...

Corner Garden Dining Sets

Corner Garden Dining Sets, Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? The latest trend in outdoor furniture continues our love affair with modular seating and transformative garden products.  The latest new designs take the idea of a casual outdoor sofa and take it to the next level, offering you not only a...

Garden Furniture Maintenance

Garden Furniture Maintenance Kit Box Essentials You don’t need a fancy jet-wash to sort out your patio stuff.  And although I have been known to get the carpet shampooer out to tackle the larger garden cushions, if your kit box contains these handy items, you’ll soon have your metal garden furniture looking...

Painted Wood Garden Furniture

Painted Wood They do say that there is nothing new under the sun and that fashion repeats itself.  Well, good news for the thrifty among us – or those of you who never did get on the cast aluminium garden furniture let alone rattan bandwagon, wood is making its comeback...

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