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Thank you for your support in 2021!

Thank you for your support in 2021!

16th November 2021

The CPS team would like to thank all our clients for your support during this year. We are looking forward to continuing to work with you all in 2022.


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School assembly ideas for all year round

School assembly ideas for all year round

7th May 2021

Adults will tell you that some of the most memorable parts of school life were the assemblies they attended, whether they learned an important life lesson or just sang to a favourite song with friends. We’ve come up with a few ideas for school assemblies that can be used all year round.


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CPS holiday shutdown 2020

Thank you for your support this year

9th December 2020

The CPS office will be closing from 4:30pm on Wednesday 23rd December 2020 and we will open again on Monday 4th January 2021 at 8am. 


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CPS Black Friday deals

Black Friday Offer

27th November 2020

We are pleased to introduce a very special offer on a limited number of stage packages. These are brand new manufactured products that are in stock for immediate dispatch. 


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Creating opportunities

Creating Opportunities

7th August 2020

At CPS Manufacturing Co, we don't just create staging or seating. We create opportunities. 


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5 Best Christmas Plays For Primary Schools

5 Best Christmas Plays For Primary Schools

5th December 2019

Christmas lights are being turned on in towns and decorations are being adorned in people’s homes. We’ve pulled together a list of the best plays for primary schools to make your school’s Christmas goes off without a hitch.

 


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Christmas songs for choirs

15 Best Christmas Songs For Choirs

20th November 2019

There are only 35 days until Christmas. Choirs should be organising songs and practising for concerts in the lead up to Christmas. We’ve pulled together a list of the best Christmas songs for choirs.  


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How to decorate your stage for Christmas

How To Decorate Your Stage For Christmas

8th November 2019

Are you decorating your stage for Christmas? Check out our guide on how to make it extra festive this year.


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No-Obligation School Staging Visit

No-Obligation School Staging Visit

9th October 2019

There are only 72 days until schools break up for Christmas. The Christmas play or nativity is often the first opportunity children have to try acting and performing. You can make their first experiences of acting or performing extra special with our school staging. 


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Install legs to CPS staging platforms

How To Install Legs On CPS Staging Platforms

20th August 2019

CPS Manufacturing’s best-selling staging platform types use 40 x 40mm aluminium box section legs. Follow our step by step guide on  how to install legs on the CPS staging platforms. 

 


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wheeled stage

Constructing a CPS Wheeled Stage

1st July 2019

Check out our 'how to' guide to constructing a CPS wheeled stage, used to move heavy objects on stage such as a piano.


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A Life On Stage

24th June 2019

There's so much more to stages than just timber and metal. We interviewed 84 year old actress Estelle Shutkever to learn about how an experience on stage at 8 years old changed her life forever.


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YouTube Channel

Visit The CPS YouTube Channel!

10th June 2019

Check out all of our videos on the CPS YouTube channel!

 


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School seating

School Summer Holidays Are Almost Here! Is It Time For A Project?

28th May 2019

With the planned summer works programme on the horizon, here's a friendly reminder to assure you that CPS Manufacturing Co is here to help with those last minute projects


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staging brochure

CPS Manufacturing Launch New Staging Brochure

20th May 2019

CPS Manufacturing Co is delighted to announce that our 2019 Staging brochure has now gone to press.


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School staging

School Stages: The Start of Something Special

7th May 2019

Do you remember the very first time you set foot on your school stage?


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easter

Easter Holiday Shutdown

15th April 2019

Please note that our office and warehouse will close at 4:30pm on Thursday 18th April and re-open at 8:00am on Tuesday 23rd April.


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Motor Up Staging

Staging Systems That Make The Most Of Your Event Space

8th April 2019

What if we got rid of our ‘store rooms’ and put the stage into the floor? This might sound crazy but it really works!


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Staging and seating

Why Settle For Less?

11th March 2019

Get true value for money with all CPS seating and staging products that have been built to last. Why settle for less?


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School staging

Does Your School Stage Still Perform?

18th February 2019

Is your school stage still living up to expectations? Or is it time for a revamp?


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school staging

Professional Staging Systems

11th February 2019

Our staging provides attention to detail, in-built strength and an attractive durable finish


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CPS Manufacturing Co

Buy with Confidence

28th January 2019

Our high quality flexible staging systems are the perfect solution for busy venues 


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lecture theatre seating

Summer has Always Been our Favourite Season

21st January 2019

Click to discover the high quality seating systems we can manufacture and install 


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CPS Manufacturing Co

Season's Greetings

17th December 2018

CPS will close on Thursday 20th December at 4:00pm and re-open on Wednesday 2nd January at 8:00am 

 


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demountable seating

Demountable Seating Systems

10th December 2018

A demountable seating system is a cost advantageous alternative to a retractable seating system


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lecture theatre seating

Christmas Shutdown

5th December 2018

Please make a note of our opening and closing times over the forthcoming Christmas break


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School staging

Black Friday 2018

22nd November 2018

We have some special Black Friday offers available for a limited period of time


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School staging

Your Christmas Stage Wrapped Up

19th November 2018

Don't put your faith in those old, dilapidated wooden blocks this Christmas


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Alexandra Palace Restoration

Alexandra Palace Theatre Restoration

5th November 2018

From concept to completion we've helped in the restoration of the 'Ally Pally' theatre


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bespoke staging

Bespoke Staging Solutions

15th October 2018

Staging solutions designed and manufactured to meet your exact and unique requirements


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School staging

School Staging FAQS

24th September 2018

Our team get asked many questions about our school staging systems on a daily basis


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School staging

It doesn’t have to be a Performance!

17th September 2018

Make your life a whole lot easier with a CPS staging system designed for schools


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School staging

Back to School

3rd September 2018

The new academic year is here - is it time to replace your old staging system?


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performance venues

Power to the People

28th August 2018

Looking after your audience is undeniably more important than you think


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bespoke staging

Staging FAQs

20th August 2018

We get asked many different questions about our high quality staging products


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stage curtain

New Flexible Curtain System

6th August 2018

Putting up a stage curtain system is now a simple and safe task for anyone!


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lecture theatre seating

The Heat Is On!

23rd July 2018

Discover why summer is the busiest time of the year for our seating installations


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inova seating

What is NPD?

9th July 2018

Find out why new product development is important to the longevity of a successful business


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seating

Practice what you Preach

2nd July 2018

Our commitment to accreditation ensures we achieve a high standard in everything we do


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You Can't Rush Perfection

25th June 2018

Discover why our lead times are critical to the success of your project


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lifetime-warranty

Our Guarantee to You

18th June 2018

Our widely regarded lifetime warranty applies to most products that we manufacture


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Stage servicing

Stage Servicing

11th June 2018

Make sure your CPS stage system is in good working order with our servicing packages


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church dais

St. Mark Church of Salisbury

5th June 2018

We have installed both a warm and welcoming dais to the beautiful church of St. Mark in Salisbury


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lecture theatre seating

Refurbishment Options

5th June 2018

Speak to us about the repair and refurbishment of your existing seating system 


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School staging

Your Summer Events Sorted

29th May 2018

The summer holidays are almost in sight but we're here to help you make a success of your summer events


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lecture theatre seating

What is the Importance of Brand?

21st May 2018

Having a team that understands the company's core values is key to a successful brand story


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Church staging

Staging for Religious Buildings

14th May 2018

Our high quality staging products truly complement the surroundings of a church or cathedral


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Auditorium Seating

Schools (almost) out for Summer

14th May 2018

The CPS team is here to help with those projects that have a habit of dropping on the desk at the eleventh hour.


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Auditorium Seating

Motivational Speakers Deserve Inspiring Seating

8th May 2018

52 years of design and engineering has gone into producing the UK’s most select range of seating systems


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Stage curtain system

Classy Curtain Stage Systems

8th May 2018

Create a professional looking stage for your big events with our superb curtain stage systems


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Auditorium Seating

Never Doubt Your Instinct

30th April 2018

This must be one of the most impressive auditorium seating projects we’ve delivered from concept to completion


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proscenium staging

Alexandra Palace Renovation

30th April 2018

CPS have secured a prestigious contract and will help transform the East Wing of Alexandra Palace


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lecture theatre seating

Alive and Kicking!

23rd April 2018

We know that being successful in our markets is a challenge and is something not to be taken for granted


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Tiered Seating System

Structurally Sound Systems

16th April 2018

Our in-house team of structural engineers have the expertise and knowledge to design quality tiered seating systems


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School staging

Make a Success of Your Events

16th April 2018

Planning an event in school can be a stressful process so let CPS help make things easier for you


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School staging

Cover it with Karndean

9th April 2018

Karndean’s luxurious range of tile flooring can be perfectly laid on our staging systems


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lecture theatre seating

We’re Not the Cheapest But…

19th March 2018

'You get what you pay for’ is a very well-known saying but carries a lot of weight 


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church stage design

Staging for Cathedrals & Heritage Buildings

19th March 2018

Our superb demountable staging systems offer the perfect solution for buildings of an ecclesiastical style


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Lecture Theatre Seating

Easter Holiday Shutdown

15th March 2018

Please make a note of our opening and closing times over the forthcoming Easter break


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lecture theatre seating

Need Help This Summer?

12th March 2018

We'd be thrilled to help you with your lecture theatre or auditorium refurbishment projects that you have planned for this summer!

 


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School staging

Build Your Own Theatre!

12th March 2018

A demountable tiered seating system is an ideal solution where a fixed seat auditorium is not possible to achieve


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Lecture Theatre Seating

Important Notice

6th March 2018

We will be closed from 8:00am to 12:30pm on Thursday 22nd March so we can unveil our future plans to the CPS team


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Turn and learn seating

Meet Your Collaborative Learning Goals

5th March 2018

Our innovative Inova 'turn and learn' system offers the perfect solution to meet your collaborative learning goals


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School staging

Make the Most of Your School Hall

5th March 2018

Please contact us for an expert’s view on the way in which the use of your school hall can be fully maximised


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lecture theatre seating

CPS Corporate Video Launched

26th February 2018

Thanks to the hard work of loyal staff and our exceptional clients, we've come a long way from the original garage!


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modular staging

Staging Solutions for Everyone

19th February 2018

As well as supplying high quality staging systems to many organisations, we also offer a wide range of loose furniture 


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auditorium seating

A Distinctive Blend of Style and Comfort

19th February 2018

Our Asset range of seating has been installed into many venues throughout the UK including lecture theatres and auditoriums


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lecture theatre seating

Already Thinking of Summer?

12th February 2018

Please get in touch with the industry experts for your auditorium and lecture theatre projects planned for this summer

 


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School staging

Stage Blocks need Blocking!

12th February 2018

You're in the right place if your school requires a professional staging system that is built to last and safe to use


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auditorium seating

The Importance of Happy Customers

5th February 2018

CPS is laser focused on keeping their clients happy with an ongoing commitment to provide quality products and services


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church stage design

Staging Solutions for Religious Buildings

5th February 2018

CPS staging products are of a high quality and compliment the surroundings of a church or cathedral

 


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School staging

Number One Choice for School Staging

29th January 2018

A quality CPS school staging system is the perfect choice for school halls no matter how big or small


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School staging

A Stage for Every Venue

22nd January 2018

Our quality staging systems are readily available in all shapes and sizes and are suitable for use in many different venues


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ebay staging

CPS eBay Store

15th January 2018

Check out the CPS eBay store where you can get your hands on some quality staging products at great prices


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School staging

Stand out from the crowd in 2018

8th January 2018

We're now at the start of another new year but the school hall will always remain a busy and flexible space!


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harvard style seating

Harvard Style Seating

8th January 2018

The Harvard style lecture theatre seating system offers the perfect solution to increase student interaction


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lecture theatre seating

Happy New Year

2nd January 2018

A New Year brings new opportunities and CPS is here to help you deliver your project on time and budget


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Lecture theatre seating

Happy Holidays from CPS

18th December 2017

The CPS office and factory will close on Thursday 21st December and then re-open on Tuesday 2nd January 2018 at 08:00am 


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Auditorium seating

Seating You Can Rely On

11th December 2017

A wide range of superior market-leading auditorium and lecture theatre seating systems made in the UK


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Lecture theatre seating

When Orange Became Green

27th November 2017

The repair and refurbishment of an existing seating system is often the most desired option these days


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School stage

Set the Stage

27th November 2017

With Christmas just around the corner you can rely on CPS to provide a professional staging system


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School stage

One Stage - Endless Locations, Uses and Layouts

20th November 2017

The versatility of our platforms is one of the key benefits of a CPS school stage system


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Spectator Seating

Hard Working Spectator Seating

20th November 2017

Our high quality range of spectator seating offers ultimate performance for the sports and leisure industry


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School stage

Do you Remember your First Time on Stage?

13th November 2017

Old wooden stage blocks are difficult to move around, bulky to store and above all, unsafe to use


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School stage

Lights, Camera, Action!

6th November 2017

Our staging has been engineered to provide many years of extensive, trouble-free use


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School stage

Buying a New Stage for your School?

30th October 2017

Our school stages come with an industry unique lifetime warranty to give you extra peace of mind


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Church stage

Standing the Test of Time

23rd October 2017

The original CPS stage platforms were in place for 33 years in the Guildhall's medieval Great Hall


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School stage

Is Your School Stage Still Performing?

16th October 2017

With more emphasis placed on health and safety issues in schools, is your school stage still fit for purpose?


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modular staging

CPS set the stage for the RLPHO

11th October 2017

The 66 platform configuration has been designed and manufactured with the expert help of acoustic professionals, orchestra members and installation technicians


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Church Staging

Does Practice Make Perfect?

8th August 2017

The Hallé St Peter’s building has been transformed to its former glory and our superb tiered staging truly compliments this fabulous building


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Staging

Bespoke Staging for Exeter Cathedral

24th February 2017

The historic city of Exeter is home to a wonderful cathedral where you can find some high quality bespoke CPS staging products  


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School Staging

New School Year, New Stage!

16th September 2016

The children at this Nottinghamshire primary school are benefitting from a professional staging system from CPS


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Lecture Theatre Seating

A tick in the box

22nd August 2016

We have received the following feedback from Interserve Construction regarding a recent project at Teesside University


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CPS website

New Website Launched

19th July 2016

We have officially launched our much improved and new-look website


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School Staging

Top Performer

13th July 2016

We have installed another high quality performance stage in a North Lincolnshire primary school


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Demountable Seating Systems

Versatile Demountable Seating Systems

17th March 2016

Demountable seating can be one of the most valuable assets to a venue where the flexible use of floor space is high priority

 


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