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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 – Kensington 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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Potatoes on the Patio

Potatoes on the Patio I was pushing the trolley round my local Waitrose this week and a handy mixed bag of Alan Titchmarsh endorsed Potatoes caught my eye.  What “AlanTitchmarsh and Waitrose Grow Your Own” have cleverly done is to offer a mixed bag with three dependable varieties to give...

Heavenly Hellebores

As I look out of my office window, the sun hits the patio with its cast aluminium garden furniture glistening in the sun.  Just beyond the paving area is a huge flower bed resplendent with all sorts of varieties of hellebores which set the metal patio furniture off a treat...

Right Move Anyone?

I have been looking at a lot of properties recently – and the fact is that while I write this blog, I’m thinking about property websites and fighting the urge to cruise them.   The rules for selling your house in the twenty-first century are quite clear.  Yes, you want to...

Festive Bouquets & Floral Displays

Festive Bouquets & Floral Displays A Christmas festive bouquet can really set off your interior decorating scheme – but winter floral displays are not limited to the festive season.  A fabulous floral arrangement will bring cheer to the home at any time in these winter months.   Arguably, it is exactly...

Jobs For July

Jobs for July  It’s not all yummy barbecues and romantic candle lit dinners round the patio table this month.  There’s still a fair bit of work in the garden and if you are quick, you can get through the task list before the kids break up for the summer.   Most...

This is what we do!

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 aluminum became available and began to replace iron. And even though aluminum was more expensive, its...

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