Retractable Seating

The design of SIS Global Seating’s retractable seating system allows maximum audience capacity and an economic solution to seating projects.

This is a seating system that’s designed to be folded away when it’s not in use and is therefore an excellent solution for facilities wanting a multi-purpose space. Other terms for this system include bleacher seating and telescopic seating.

Check out the recent installations on our case studies page. Alternatively, if you require a fixed seating product, then you can browse the range here. Please visit the retractable structures page for more details relating to the structures that support our upholstered seating.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What does Retractable Seating (RS) mean?

This is a type of seating that allows the whole unit be retracted and stored close to wall, or under a stage when not in use.

What are the benefits of RS?

The benefits include flexible space utilisation, allowing for the conversion of the area into multipurpose spaces. It offers quick and efficient setup and breakdown, maximising the functionality of the venue.

What materials are used for RS?

Common materials used include high-quality fabrics, durable upholstery materials, steel or aluminium frames, and cushioning designed for comfort and longevity.

What are the different styles of RS?

Different styles include telescopic seating systems, foldable bleacher-style seating, and modular seating units that can be easily reconfigured.

How is RS installed and operated?

This style of seating is installed and operated by professionals who specialise in the installation of seating systems. The installation process involves securely mounting the seating units onto a track system that allows for easy movement and retraction.

What are the maintenance requirements?

Maintenance requirements typically involve regular cleaning, lubrication of moving parts, inspection for any damage or wear, and addressing any issues promptly to ensure smooth operation and safety.