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The Latest

All our latest thoughts, news and inspiration.

  • 05 Jan 2018

    GRAB A BARGAIN IN OUR WINTER SALE

    Visit our Wonderful Winter Sale and grab the very best furniture deals on beds, mattresses, sofas, chairs, tables, accessories and so much more.

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  • Christmas Opening Hours
    23 Dec 2017

    Festive Opening Times

    Happy Christmas to all our customers please check out our opening times over the festive holidays and remember our Winter Sale starts on 27th December.

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  • 22 Dec 2017

    Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

    A BIG thank you to all our loyal customers and we wish you a very Happy Christmas and all the best for 2018 from David, Helen, Michael, Catherine, Harrison and Hermione as well as the team at MJ Bird & Son.

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  • 30 Sep 2017

    Rarely Beaten on Price

    Our price promise is low, low prices. Our prices are often 40% cheaper and that’s on well-known brands. You could travel 100 miles and not find prices as good as ours. That’s why we're confident that we are rarely beaten on price.

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  • 05 Jul 2017

    FREE UNDERLAY OFFER

    FREE Style/Solo underlay on all Carpets purchased during our Sale (excludes remnants/roll ends) You can upgrade to higher quality underlay and just pay the difference! Carpets must be fitted before 30/08/17

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  • 28 Jun 2017

    Sensational Summer Furniture Sale.

    Our summer sale is here, so it’s time to snap up those big ticket buys you’ve had your eye on – at a bargain price. Grab it now or regret it later!

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  • Win with MJBird 60 Years
    14 Apr 2017

    THE BIG SIXTY BIG GIVEAWAY

    We have over £2,000 worth of exciting prizes for you to win throughout our #60yearsathome campaign.

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  • 14 Apr 2017

    Celebrating 60 years of family and furniture

    For us today, it's how always been. It's all about family and home. Always has been. Always will be. We are very proud to be celebrating 60 years of furnishing homes across Lancashire, Cumbria and beyond.

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  • 01 Mar 2017

    History of our location

    Bolton-le-Sands is referred to as Bodeltone in the Domesday book. Historically, the sands provided two practical applications – fishing and travel. Today it's a great place for family walks and of course our massive furniture showroom at The Old Mill.

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  • 21 Feb 2017

    Design from the heart to make a statement.

    As you go through the design process remember to listen to your heart to select the themes and elements that speak to you and your family

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  • 13 Feb 2017

    New ideas for small spaces.

    You’re looking forward to settling in for the night, but as you reach for the remote control, you trip over the bulky coffee table and find yourself face to face with the rug! If only you had more space in that tiny living room… Guess what? You’re not alone.

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  • 06 Feb 2017

    Sherborne Craftsmanship

    Traditional craftsmanship and only the finest materials are used to ensure that every Sherborne product is made to last.

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  • 30 Jan 2017

    Why family cuddles are recommended in a lovely, comfy bed.

    So, make sure you have the right bed for your family cuddles any time of the day or night! Physical contact releases a certain chemical in the brain that promotes happiness and lower stress hormones. Cuddling and hugging can literally put you in a better mood.

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  • 10 Jan 2017

    Interior Ideas and Inspiration for 2017

    Say goodbye to beige. The new look for 2017 will be pure drama with deep jewel colours with mixed patterns and texture, texture, texture such as pleating and folding of velvets and cottons. So let’s see what’s trending this year. WHAT’S IN 1. Terracotta Warm materials such as terracotta tiles will replace currently popular cool and white tones. Unlike ...

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  • 09 Jan 2017

    Congratulations to Ann our £500 winner!

    “Well what can I say, what a lovely new year surprise! I always enter competitions and never win a thing, so I am over the moon! Now just to decide what to spend the vouchers on!!”

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  • Winter Sale
    04 Jan 2017

    Wonderful Winter Sale on until 5th February

    Shop for your favourite brands in our WINTER SALE and save up to 50%. Start the New Year with a new look for your LIVING ROOM, DINING ROOM and BEDROOM and save hundreds of pounds. No sales madness here at The Old Mill, it's stress-free shopping and free parking. What more could you want?

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  • Winter Sale
    20 Dec 2016

    Save up to 50% in our Winter Sale

    You'll find the widest range of Furniture in our Winter Sale and with savings up to 50%, free parking and great stress free shopping you'll be glad you came to Birds!

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  • 11 Dec 2016

    See the new G Plan collection only at Birds.

    We are one of only a handful of stockists in the North West to feature G Plan's two new collections; Tess and Pip collections are available in a huge range of fabrics and leathers and for a limited time only come with a FREE footstool worth over £300.

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  • 11 Dec 2016

    In stock and ready for you...just in time for Christmas!

    There’s only two weeks to go before Father Christmas does his rounds again...we've got plenty in stock just in time for Christmas. After all, what is Christmas for if not to get your friends and family around the dinner table to enjoy the festivities?

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  • 08 Dec 2016

    A new Sofa - Just in time for Christmas!

    We have a great choice of Sofas in stock, something for  everyone, so pop in for a  browse and a chat if you  need a new sofa…just in    time for Christmas.   Alstons – Florian Two Seater Sofa – in stock just time time for Christm Atlanta Chair with scatter cushion – in stock for delivery just in time for Christmas Jasmine 3 ...

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  • 30 Nov 2016

    The secret to a great night's sleep...

    Your bed isn’t just the place where you sleep, it’s the centrepiece of your bedroom. Silentnight offer a wide range of beds and mattresses, from single to king size, divan beds with different storage options and a choice of mattresses including pocket sprung and memory foam to suit your comfort preference. You can view our range of Silentnight ...

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  • 02 Nov 2016

    Festive soft furnishings...just in time for Christmas!

    An instant and inexpensive way to update your home is to add decorative throws and cushions, which is why we love our new collection of soft furnishings, especially the Christmassy ones.

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  • 29 Oct 2016

    Autumn Inspiration

    The shades of autumn such as orange, yellow, dark green, rust and brown make lovely accents for the home. Here are some ideas of how you can bring the warm and wonderful hues of autumn into your home to make a bit of a statement.

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  • Christmas
    15 Oct 2016

    Just in time for Christmas

    Christmas is the time to be with family and friends so make sure you get your home looking perfect just in time for Christmas.

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  • 15 Oct 2016

    The best mattress for a great night sleep

    In today’s wellness-obsessed culture, cavalier, macho attitudes to sleep seem out-of-date: Donald Trump’s erratic behaviour has been linked by some to the fact he reportedly gets by on four hours a night.

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  • 29 Sep 2016

    History of The Old Mill

    While a watermill has probably stood on the site since the Middle Ages, the present building dates from the early years of 19th Century.

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  • 18 Sep 2016

    Alstons - Sofas for living.

    We're proud to be a stockists of Alstons who have been dedicated the last sixty years to manufacturing sofas that meet this ideal: sofas that are beautifully designed and upholstered, and built with expert skill from high quality materials.

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  • 18 Sep 2016

    Sealy launches worldwide sleep study.

    Sealy has launched the largest worldwide sleep study in history, to help it comprehensively understand the impact major events can play on our sleep quality, as well to benchmark how well we are sleeping as a nation in comparison to the rest of the world.

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  • 01 Sep 2016

    The Birds Big Summer Sale ends on 11th August

    Due to popular demand we are extending our sale this summer for a few more weeks to give you even more time to enjoy fabulous savings on a great selection of furniture, soft furnishings and accessories

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  • 16 Aug 2016

    WIN £500 to spend in-store

    WIN £500 TO SPEND IN-STORE. All you have to do is LIKE and SHARE our Facebook page with your friends and for every 1000 new LIKES we'll pick a winner

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  • 16 Aug 2016

    Special Bed Offers in our Big Summer Sale

    Right now we have some real bargains on mattresses and beds in our Birds Big Summer Sale...we'd recommend you pop in and find the perfect one for you before they're all gone.

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  • 14 Aug 2016

    Welcome our new baby Bird.

    A daughter was born on 31st July to Michael and his fiance, Catherine and everyone here couldn't be happier. A new baby is such a lovely blessing and brings such happiness

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  • 14 Aug 2016

    Footstools and Ottomans

    Footstools, sofa tables, pouffes or ottomans… just a few names to describe this versatile addition to a seating area. If you’re having difficulty deciding on a footstool style pop in to see us and we'll show you your options.

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  • 14 Aug 2016

    The Power of Accent Chairs

    A well-placed accent chair can add a dose of personality — and practicality — in a living area or your bedroom.

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  • 28 Jul 2016

    The Bird's BIG Summer Sale!

    Bargain hunters your dreams will come true this summer with The Birds Big Summer Sale. The SALE is on from Monday 1st to 31st August. So get there early to grab the best bargains because when they're gone they're GONE!!

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  • 27 Jul 2016

    Myth & Moor from Axminster

    Quality in design and craftsmanship is guaranteed with every Axminster Carpet™ – each one is made in Britain using their traditional methods and is individually inspected.

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  • 27 Jul 2016

    Stunning rugs for children.

    The quality and design of children's rugs from Momeni 'Lil Mo are second to none; all at very affordable prices.

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  • 27 Jul 2016

    Cormar Carpets made in Lancashire

    There is no better combination of quality, value and choice than a Cormar carpet and the bonus is that they are manufactured on site at the two mills in Lancashire.

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  • 26 Jul 2016

    5 year guarantee stain protection

    5 year Protection against stains such as coffee, wine, shoe polish, nail polish, grease on sofas and suites.

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  • 26 Jul 2016

    New collection of Dandy Floor Mats.

    Dandy's new range of interior and exterior mates includes a great choice of kitchen and laundry room runners, washable mats, scrapper rugs and doormats in lots of colours and styles

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  • 26 Jul 2016

    Find a magical rug.

    Here at The Old Mill we have a huge collection of rugs with well known brands such as Kathy Ireland Home and Calvin Klein plus we have a wonderful choice of children's rugs.

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  • 26 Jul 2016

    Space saving beds

    Today’s clever bed designs manage to combine style and practicality with aplomb. There are now many multi-functional designs and canny under-bed storage solutions to help you make the most of your space.

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  • 25 Jul 2016

    Find your dream bedroom.

    For beautifully made bedroom furniture, look no further than The Old Mill. We have over 30 different collections for you to choose from so you're bound to find your perfect dream bedroom

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  • 16 Jul 2016

    Save up to 30% on G Plan

    G Plan understands everybody's different. It's one of the things that ensures nothing compares to the comfort of a G Plan sofa. And NOW you can SAVE up to 30% off G Plan.

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  • 02 Jul 2016

    Aldcliffe Yard Show Home furnished by us.

    Aldcliffe Yard in Lancaster is a new development and we were delighted when they asked us to furnish the show home. As you can see our furniture fits perfectly into these stylish new homes.

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  • 22 Jun 2016

    Choosing the right chair.

    A good chair is one you can stay in for hours and hours and hours, watching telly, poring through detective novels, newspapers or websites.

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  • 17 Jun 2016

    Contemporary bedroom furniture from Frank Hudson.

    Marlow is a classic collection of stylish dining, living and bedroom furniture from Frank Hudson

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  • 10 Jun 2016

    Choosing the right sofa bed

    You want to get the exact product you want to ensure the comfort of your guests. That's why we love the high quality British made sofa beds from Alstons

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  • 08 Jun 2016

    Wow look at this stunning new Alstons sofa.

    A beautiful Alstons Sofa in a very contemporary on trend fabric...this year we expect to see an increase in eclectic interiors that show a willingness to make bolder statements with pattern and texture.

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  • 08 Jun 2016

    It's the little touches that make a home!

    Our home accessory collections are going down a storm and some of our new ranges bring a refreshing style for your home.

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