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About Our School

The school was founded by myself, Tony Carn, in 2016. With over 35 years experience in high end upholstery business, initially the school started off as a bit of fun teaching upholstery to a few interested ladies  and gents at my workshop after work.  Word soon got around and I found I could no longer manage teaching from my existing workshop and began the search for new premises for the sole purpose of an Upholstery School. 

Whilst enjoying a breakfast at The Holy Cow Cafe, Manor Farm,  I spotted an empty unit and immediately went to find the owner.  Within a few short months, we were in and the South West Upholstery School was born!

We made the move to larger premises on Radstock Road, Midsomer Norton during the summer of 2021.

I was delighted to welcome Neil to the team  during 2023 .  I have known and worked with Neil for over 15 years . He is a very experienced  upholsterer  with a chirpy personality to go with it. Neil's been a bit hit teaching  our leisure evening classes. 

Along with the help of  Jo, who looks after the admin side, we continue to happily welcome many students and have lots of  fun in the process. 

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Our Team

Tony - Director 

Tony Carn

Neil - Leisure Class Tutor


Jo - Administrator

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