About Us


The Leisure and Outdoor Furniture Association (LOFA) is a UK trade association representing the interests of its members who are some of the leading manufacturers and distributors of quality garden furniture and barbecues in the world.

LOFA’s primary aim, as a professional trade association, is to work with its members to develop good working practices, a respect for the environment and to provide consumers with up-to-date information on lifestyle products for the garden.

We organise an annual trade exhibition for our members, SOLEX , where the leading garden leisure products are launched.

LOFA was formed 50 years ago in 1967, and we celebrated that recently atafantastic event organised by Phil Gibbs !


LOFA is administered by a democratically elected Council of Full Members.

Mark Osborne, of Outback UK, is the current Chairman and our Vice Chairman is Pravin Patel of Premier Decorations

Our other Council Members include:

Richard Grimmer of LeisureGrow, Mike Brand of Alexander Rose Limited, Paul Facey of Hartman UK, Hannah Brown of Daro Ltd , Martin Carnaby of Landmann Barbecues,  Tim Pennell of Bramblecrest and Stephen Davies of Southsea Deckchairs.

Our Head Office is in Waterlooville, Hampshire

The Leisure and Outdoor Furniture Association Limited.
1B Lancer House, Hussar Court, Westside View, Waterlooville, Hampshire, PO7 7SE, UK