About Us

Royal Chairs

John Richards Furniture began trading at 72-74 The Parade Norwood in 1956. Assisted by his wife Jean and just a few staff, John went on to establish one of the most successful furniture stores in South Australia. Regular buying trips to Britain and Europe brought quality furniture to homes of many South Australians.

Pictured right are chairs designed by F. Millward Grey and carved by John E. Richards for Queen Elizabeth & Duke of Edinburgh to use in Adelaide during Royal Tour Australia in 1954. They are made of Queensland mahogany.

Royal Box

Pictured left is a box carved by John Richards, which was a gift from South Australia to the Duke of Edinburgh during the Royal Tour Australia 1954.

Over the years people have put their confidence in the name 'John Richards', a process which continues today under the guidance of his son Matthew. Matthew and John have, between them, notched up 68 years in making, carving, restoring and polishing furniture.

John Richards Furniture Shopfront

And now the family business has been consolidated into a warehouse, where the same long-standing friendly service, craftsmanship and attention-to-detail are still the hallmarks of the Richards family furniture tradition. Appointments to view the new location with Matthew are via phone call or email to assist you find exquisite and practical pieces.

The City of Norwood, Payneham and St Peters Council hosted a celebration recognising the John Richards Furniture Cultural Walk Plaque on 18th May 2008 for over 50 years of successful business on The Parade, Norwood.

See a photo of the plaque in the miscellanous section.

Flexible times to meet with Matthew can be organised.

Monday - Friday by appointment P 0432732403

Saturday and Sunday 10am - 3pm during February 2019 P 0432732403 for appointment outside these hours

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John Richards Furniture Shopfront

John Richards Furniture
a    Bowden, South Australia
e    info@johnrichards.com.au