Environmental Street Furniture (ESF) is a family owned business established in 1998, and under current ownership since 2012. ESF are a global designer and supplier offering beautifully designed furniture for outdoor spaces. ESF delivers exceptional products and quality, offering excellence in design integrating technology, innovation and modern materials. The design solutions set ESF aside from the competition. ESF currently export to over 27 countries worldwide.
ESF specialises in 4 distinct product areas, which while they differ in some aspects, also allow for overlaps and integration of new innovation in each sector.
Street – Architectural high specification street furniture solutions including benches, litter bins, bollards, planters and much more. Value Engineered solutions to suit every project budget.
Secure – Intelligent, physical, perimeter high security solutions for permanent or temporary deployment. PAS68 / IWA 14 compliance including bollards, gates, road blockers and barriers. Also offering local installation, maintenance and servicing.
Smart – Innovative, inspirational solutions. Integrated technology including solar powered street furniture, hygiene Covid-19 response products, Solar LED Lighting, IOT connected Defibrillator cabinets, digital signage, passively safe lighting columns and so much more.
Theme – Integrating brands, IP and sponsors to achieve a truly immersive creative outdoor furniture experience for theme parks and attractions globally. ESF partners with the world’s leading theme parks to deliver individual solutions to suit each project.
Meet the team
Business Development Manager – HVM
Sales and Marketing Executive
ESF are privileged to partner with many of the world leading designers and suppliers of street furniture to offer the best possible solution to every requirement for the urban landscape.
MMCite - Czech Republic innovative and creative design
Broxap - The UK largest supplier of street furniture products
Aluminium Lighting Company - Passively safe ‘life saving’ lighting columns
Cox Urban Furniture - Australia’s premier street furniture designer
Djao Rakitine - Landscape architecture practice based in London and Paris
These are the basis of what we do and how we do it. Taken together, they identify ESF as a unique company. These are the values that govern our business conduct:
The creation of a working environment that demands commitment above the standards in our industry, while offering the opportunity to release personal potential and reward success and performance.
Long term sustainable growth through customer focus and fulfilling their needs.
To treat suppliers, colleagues and customers with respect and integrity and have a genuine interest in solving customer problems.
Leadership in independence, innovation and encouraging creativity.
To supply quality exterior products that fulfil needs and provide lasting value.
To deal fairly with suppliers and competitors, and have a genuine interest in solving customer problems.
To set aggressive goals and drive ourselves hard to achieve them without compromising ethics or integrity in the pursuit of profit.
To strive to make this world a better place to live. To be an intellectual, social and economic asset in the communities in which we live and operate.
ESF is passionate in its determination to achieve excellence in all that we do.
2014 – NI Chamber of Commerce – Best Small Business
2014 – Newtownabbey Borough Council – Best Growth Business
2014 – Newtownabbey Borough Council – Best Small Business
2015 – Ulster Bank - Ulster winner – small business achievers award
2016 – Business Eye & First Trust – Exporter of the year
2016 – Aer Lingus – Exporter of the year
2017 – IOD – Alan Lowry runner up – International Director of the year
2017 – Family Business awards – NI Family business of the year
2017 – Innovate UK – Stellar bench – product of the year
2017 – UTV & Emirates – International business of the year
2018 – Belfast Telegraph – Exporter of the year
2018 – FSB NI – International awards
2018 – FSB NI – Products Innovation award
2018 – FSB national – Product Innovation award
2019 – Marquis Who’s who in the World – Alan Lowry
2019 – IOD NI – Alan Lowry Innovation Director of the Year
2020 – Family Business United – National Innovation award
2021 – Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade
2022 – Family Business Awards – Most Innovative Family Business
We are delighted work work with a range of global, national and local clients
Global / National
Global Village UAE
Grand Hyatt Hotels
IMG Worlds of Adventure UAE
Marks & Spencer’s
Oxford Brookes University
Royal national Theatre, London
The Met Office
Car Dealerships: Mercedes / BMW / Mini / Porsche / Audi / Trust Ford and most other car dealerships in Ireland
Belfast City Hospital
Crumlin Road Gaol
Down Royal racecourse
University of Ulster
Antrim and Newtownabbey
Ards and North Down
Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon
Causeway Coast and Glens
Derry City and Strabane
Fermanagh and Omagh
Laois county council
Lisburn and Castlereagh
Mid and East Antrim
Mid Ulster District
Neath & Port Talbot
Newry, Mourne and Down