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Aldwych Low Side Table, Warm Black

A closer look at Aldwych

The tray-like top is a defining decorative feature of our Aldwych collection – it’s partly what gives these pieces such a clean, angular look. But, we thought that this low side table would be perfectly suited to a real, removeable tray, turning it into a piece you can use for bringing drinks in from kitchen to living space, or breakfast up to bed.

Materials

When it comes to painted pieces like Aldwych, we use tulipwood. Unlike a timber such as oak, it’s not the prettiest to look at, but its fine, almost knot-free grain creates a smooth finish for paint, so its dull appearance is in fact a virtue. Like oak though, it’s a resilient and strong hardwood.

Finish

We take great care over our painted finishes and give every design exactly what it needs to make it robust. The number of base and top coats will vary according to how many that shade requires. And we use a mixture of spray-painted and hand-painted techniques so the finish is as perfect as can be.

Size

The large, square shape of this side table means it has lots of room on top for drinks or, if you’re not planning on removing the tray, photo frames, candles and so on. It’ll also bring the light of a lampstand down to a comfortable level that’s not in your eyes and that feels cosy.

Design detail

If you lift the tray top off, you’ll find another surface underneath which mirrors that of the bottom shelf, allowing you to continue using it as a table. Underneath the legs are discreet little feet, which help to keep the paint finish from scuffing as much as they protect hard flooring.

Will it fit?
Will it fit? View our guide
  • Width60cm
  • Depth60cm
  • Height45cm

Just So you know

The colours in our paint palette shown here are a close representation of their true shades, but to see the real thing, we suggest trying our sample paint pots.

This piece is made from natural timber, which will expand (slightly) and shrink (just a little) as it responds to the humidity and temperature in your room. We’ve used joinery techniques that’ll help to counteract this, but small changes in your piece are completely natural and to be expected. Just know that, in the very unlikely event that there’s a significant change to the structure, we’ll be here to help.

Taking care of Aldwych

We’ve put together this guide on taking care of your side table, so that it stays looking as beautiful as the day you first brought it home.

When it comes to smaller items, we don't hang around.

With smaller designs we tend to use one of three couriers; the three that we think are the best. It means that we can get your order out to you sooner. You’ll receive an email from our delivery partner to confirm your delivery date within 24 hours of us dispatching the item (or items).

No-quibble returns

We believe that returns should be easy, that’s why we approach them with a ‘no quibble’ mindset. We offer a free returns service on accessories and all the details on what you need to do will be on your delivery note. Just make sure you keep hold of the packaging.

For our full returns policy, please click here.

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