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Table & Chair Height Guide

New European Standards for classroom furniture was introduced back in 2007.

The new standard is known as EN1729 parts 1 and 2.

This legislation sets the new standard specifically aimed at classroom tables, desks and chairs for use in UK schools.

Split into 2 parts;

Part 1checks size and dimensions of a product as well as good posture
Part 2refers to the strength and durability of the product, which takes into account the robust nature of a school environment.

Table of new EN1729 Classroom furniture heights

AGE
SIZE MARK
FOOT COLOUR
CHAIR SEAT HEIGHT
TABLE HEIGHT
3-4 years
1
Orange
260mm
460mm
4-6 years
2
Violet
310mm
530mm
6-8 years
3
Yellow
350mm
590mm
8-11 years
4
Red
380mm
640mm
11-14 years
5
Green
430mm
710mm
14+
6
Blue
460mm
760mm

Recent Government statistics shows that, on average, 3 pupils in a classroom suffer from back issues, it is therefore no surprise that many local authorities and educational establishments are specifying this new regulation when making a new classroom furniture purchase.

Please be assured that all furniture supplied by HOS Education is EN1729 compliant