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Burford Painted Large Bookcase Rated 4/5 based on 76 customer reviews

Burford Painted Large Bookcase

Brand: Cotswold Co

4/5 - 76 Read Reviews

£276.25

£325.00

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What Makes The Burford Painted Large Bookcase Great

The package arrived very securely and the delivery men were very helpful in getting what was a very heavy item up the stairs. The instructions were straightforward and the whole thing took me about an hour to build from getting the various parts out of the box, laying them out etc to having it constructed in the right place in the room. The paint finish is nice, very very just off white is the only way I can describe it, but it looks very white and sits very well with an Ikea desk and wardrobe that my daughter has. It doesn't look matching but it doesn't clash either. Build quality is ok, it wouldn't have hurt to have pre drilled screw holes for the screws as this would have made construction a bit easier (you have to screw the back piece into the side pieces to hold it all together) and they would have looked tidier but once built you can't see them. I couldn't understand what people meant in some of their reviews when they talked about a batten with the screws and screw holes visible but once I had built it it became clear. At the top of the bookcase at the back, in order to hold it in shape I presume is a batten which has screws in it. The screw holes are untidy so this is visible if you look, a better design would have been to have those hidden screws which you get in Ikea and which go in at a right angle.However, once built, it does look very nice and was lovely once my daughter had put all her accoutrements and books on it. It is also surprisingly roomy and very discreet, ie a lovely size for a bedroom so all in all pretty pleased

Material: Painted

This product has a wooden base with a painted outer shell. Any marks that do occur should be easily wiped clean with a damp cloth.

Collection: Burford Painted

This elegant shaker style collection is made to last. Lovingly constructed from solid pine and composite wood, utilising time-tested technics like tongue and groove for extra strength. Its beautiful soft ivory painted finish will add light to any room. Some pieces are also available with a choice of metal or painted handles making it even easier to mix with other ranges.

Customer Reviews For The Burford Painted Large Bookcase

Based on 76 review
3

The flatpack book case duly arived and was well protected against any possible transit damage.Went together OK albeit the base shelf, which forms part of the surround structure was slightly undersize so had gaps either side, which are nottoo noticeable when items are stored on the bottom.The screws that secure the back, either require larger heads or the pre-drilled holes in the back rerquire a smaller dimesion as tightening these screws pulled the head of the screw into the hole. But manageable if not overtightened.Surprised that the book case, when placed in position, appeared square.Overall appearance is very good.

5

I was a bit shocked when the 2 bookcases arrived needing some assembly. I had ordered them quickly and clearly not realised that they needed to be put together before use. Ordinarily I would have done this myself but the bedroom where they are placed was so upside down with books everywhere, I had to enlist a paid handyman to assemble them. He said they were really good quality by the weight of the shelves. Now they are together, I don't know how I managed without them - everything stored away and in neat but huge bookcases.

4

I also bought the small Burford bookcase and the two look good together. They were delivered exactly on time and the delivery men were thoroughly efficient. The shelves were remarkably easy to assemble; the most time-consuming part was clearing away the enormous amount of packaging but I see it was necessary. Having read some reviews I was a little worried whether the shelves would be strong enough as I have filled them with large books but, so far, they are holding up well. Very pleased.J Hunter

5

Really pleased....Recently moved house and I had a similar design built in, so was very happy to see this classic, stylish and elegant Bookcase!I was worried that the quality wouldnt be good, as it was a flat pack!Really easy to assemble, only took 30 minutes and it is very sturdy!Only negative, is that would of been nice, if there were white plastic caps to cover the three internal holes at the top of the bookcase, but apart from that would recommend!Might purchase another for my Dining Room!

4

The product was as shown on line and I was satisfied with the bookcase. However the delivery men, two of them were not helpful and most reluctant to take away the packaging. They said they did not have their Stanley knife so could not open the cardboard packaging, I offered some large scissors. I asked if they were employed by Cotswold but they indicated they were contractors. It may be worth reconsidering who delivers Cotswold furniture as they gave the company a poor imagine.

5

I ordered two of these bookcases and although I was initially very impressed, they are solid well built pieces of furniture, beautifully presented and easy to assemble, I have since had reason to be quite upset at the paintwork on the edges of the shelves of one of the bookcases seemingly appears to melting and coming away!!! Obviously this is very disappointing as they are not cheap and the returns policy of 14 days has elapsed !!!

4

Overall pleased when made up, instructions not clear as to which screw to use A or B as screw packets not labelled up and no differentiation in the diagram made either. Would look better under top at back if covers for the screw holes had been supplied, cheapens the look of the bookcase. Bit dubious of the strength of the shelves, not sure they are strong enough for a complete row of hard backed books especially if on the tall side.

5

Lovely piece of furniture, the customer service team were great helping me organise the delayed delivery and very easy to assemble. My only negative is when looking at the bookcase from a certain angle you can see the metal hinges which attach the sides to the front. You can also see the metal screws at the top, it would have been nice if these were white to match so they didn't stand out as much.

5

This is a lovely solid bookcase. I'd wanted it for a while and it looks perfect in my house. We had some trouble getting one of the shelves in and it chipped but thankfully this can't be seen. We are already planning on buying a second one for another room in the house. Putting it together was really easy as it just unfolded and slotted together; much easier than the cheap bookcase it replaced.

5

A beautiful product which was badly damaged. I called the Cotswold Company and was put through to an overflow call service and told to wait 48 hours for a call back. That was Saturday and I'm still waiting. I am at work and not in a position to keep calling. I don't have an issue with the product as accidents happen. I do have an issue with how it's not been dealt with!

3

We ordered three large white Burford bookcases to put next to each other. They are well built and solid, but unfortunately the "white" colour was different for each one. One is gleaming white, the next one eggshell, and the third almost yellow! Hence they don't look too good together. Also, the shelves are a bit flimsy and bend in the middle when loaded with heavy books.

3

A lovely tall bookcase which was bought for daughters bedroom. Very versatile so hope to get lots of use out of it. However, quality a little poor - quite a few panels were marked when it was unpacked -and it appears to lean forward slightly having been assembled. Pretty good for the price paid, just let down by quality control during the packing process.

5

We purchased this part assembled bookcase because we have a very awkward corner at the bottom of our stairs and couldn't risk a fully assembled one in case we couldn't get it upstairs. Quite easily assembled although one end of the base didn't quite fit as it should but with a little sanding all was well.Does Cotswold Co sell paint for touch up purposes?

5

Delighted with our purchase of two of these bookcases. Extremely straightforward to assemble, very sturdy and look very similar to a bespoke item we had made previously. My only comment relates to the colour description. I wouldn't describe this as 'ivory'; they are very slightly off-white. That said, they blend with our decor beautifully.

4

Fairly straightforward to assemble the flat pack although one wooden dowel was missing and I had to improvise. Also some of the pre-drilled holes were slightly off-centre so the screws came through part of the base of the unit instead of into the back panel. Overall this bookcase is good value for money and is exactly what I was looking for.

5

Very pleased. Delivery guys were excellent. Good quality product and goes well with some white painted Laura Ashley bedroom furniture we have. I found it easy to assemble by myself although I am a male and reasonably strong. Just read the instructions carefully and work out the sequence of when you will screw panels together.

5

A certain varnish manufacturer advertised their product as doing exactly what it says on the tin. It is the same with the Burford bookcase. It is stylish, elegant and functional. Many visitors to our home have commented on it. It is also much cheaper than its rivals in our local furniture store.

5

Good quality, relatively easy to assemble, however it would have been useful if the two different types of screw had been identified by the relative identification letters on the packets. Also some narrative on the instructions stating that panels MUST be lined up flush prior to screwing.

3

Found this product more beige than white. Arrived damaged originally so always inconvenient. It is slightly annoying you can see the additional holes for the shelf height, Im not sure why you need a choice of height? This does looks nice but certainly not a bright white bookcase.

3

This looks OK from a distance, but up close looks a bit cheap. The sides are hinged to the front, and the back screws on, but up close you can see the fixings. I'm hoping once there's lots on it, it'll be less noticeable. It is quite cheap, so you get what you pay for I suppose!

4

Assembly instructions were of a poor print quality. Six of the pre-drilled holes had been over drilled, this meant I had to purchase new screws. Fortunately there is a good tool shop in Bristol, they were able to produce the same gauge screw 5mm longer. Result is very good.

5

Very happy with the product. Easy to assemble. Some people commented that one step is not in the description. I disagree. The screws are clearly marked and how somebody could think you can fix the back of the book case to the top before putting the back on is beyond me.

5

This bookcase was very well packaged and very easy to assemble.The quality of the timber is sturdy and looks very fashionable.A very highly recommended piece of furniture to add to any home. Thankyou for your excellent service,would buy from you again.Many thanks.

5

A beautiful bookcase for my daughter's bedroom. It looks lovely and was straight forward to assemble. Ordering and delivery were excellent. A bit too much polystyrene in the packaging which feels unemvironmentall friendly.

5

Very pleased with my new bookcase, it looks beautiful and it matches other items of furniture and is also sturdy and was quite easy to put together. Delivery was on time and the men were very friendly and helpful.

5

I am so pleased with this bookcase... it looks very classy in my lounge. The build quality is excellent, it was straightforward to put together and I would happily recommend it to anyone. Thank you, Cotswold.

3

Bookcase is great but it came with so much polestiren and cardboard packaging it was disgusting. All totally non-recylacable and not needed in this day and age. Wont be shopping again until this changes.

5

Looks really well but could just do with the shelves to be more variable. I have been trying to fit box files and they are a cm to large to fit. A few more holes would make it slightly more adaptable

5

Nice and sturdy for my heavy art books And looks pretty to.Like the way you can adjust the shelvesSome assembly necessary Really pleased with it, in fact we will buy the small one next

5

Excellent book shelves. My husband put it together easily and much quicker than I thought hed be! The packaging was excellent and, as a result, the panels were in pristine condition.

3

Just put this together- very straight forward to do. Only problem is that the colour isnt white like the chest I bought at the same time. Looks whiter online. Otherwise no problems

5

Absolutely brilliant, sturdy and gorgeous looking bookcase. Bought it for my kids room and couldn't be happier! Highly recommend. Very good quality and value for money.

4

Great good quality bookcase.Not cheap but worth itExcellent communication from this company about the day of delivery and the time slot.Needs two people to assemble

5

I had the bookcase put together for me by a carpenter. So did not realise until it was done that the colour of the painted wood is pale green, not white! Weird.

5

Looks great in our child's room fits all his books and some display toys so there is room for more! Very attractive piece of furniture solid and easy to put up.

5

Beautifully made, and very well packed bookcases. I am very pleased with them, they were easy to assemble and look perfect in their place in my studio.

4

1.Build instructions were so faint almost impossible to read.2.Several dowels missing.3.Pre-drilled screwholes for fixing top and bottom of back missing.

3

Excellent product well made the best furniture I have ever had. The bookcase although flat packed is easy to assemble in very little time

5

Lovely set of furniture. Well made. Had a couple of issues with delivery but customer service sorted very efficiently, great service.

4

One or two dowels missing and screw holes not drilled but relatively straightforward to put together. Sturdy and looks good.

5

What a lovely piece of furniture. It is extremely well built, and displays some of my favourite ornaments. So happy with it.

5

Well and solid. Nice finish. Instructions could be better and drawers on runners an improvement but very happy overall

5

Great - really pleased with it. Superb quality and delivery all went smoothly with good communications throughout

5

Very pleased with the pair of shelves. They were not difficult to put together and the design is attractive.

4

Very happy with the style and quality - also the amount of storage/display opportunities it offers.

4

Lovely shape and great for storage. Just a shame that covers werent included for the screw holes.

5

Absolutely fantastic, really happy with it. Nice deep shelf just what we needed . SD Crofts

5

Lovely, solid piece of furniture - strong enough to take all my books and bits and pieces.

3

Beautiful bookcase. Very sturdy. Does take two to build but it wasnt very difficult at all

4

Really love this bookcase, really good quality and looks great in my Daughters bedroom.

5

absolutely delighted with my bookcase and the service and delivery guys were superb

5

Easy to build - a comfortable one man job and looks great next to the 4 + 2 draws

5

Lots of book space. Shelves are nice and wide. A nice piece of furniture.

5

I am very pleased with the bookshelves. Painted well and look fantastic.

5

Great bookcase, feels very solid. This was perfect for what we needed.

5

Great product, looks lovely in my living room and is really well made!

5

Excellent quality and very impressed with the everything - thanks you

4

Great bookcase. Very good quality. Would buy again.

5

excellent product. Easy assembly, well thought out

4

Great item, looks lovely and very well finished.

5

Straightforward assembly. Very nice bookcase.

5

More clear instructions, no tools supplied,

5

Well designed of good quality material

5

Looks fabulous, just as we expected!

5

Excellent. Highly delighted with it.

5

Very nice bookcase. Easy to build.

5

very good value for the money

5

I havent received it yet

5

Very pleased thank you

5

5 out of 5

5

Ga

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