Unique seating solutions that stand out from the crowd


We are the first choice for hundreds of schools, colleges and universities worldwide


Refined retractable seating for performing arts venues


Tough, vibrant and flexible seating solutions for sports venues


Helping to create intimate settings in dance studios and black box theatres


Complete solutions for lecture theatres and conference spaces


UK clients can now acquire their seating on a lease basis

  • Introduction
  • Welcome to Audience Systems, a world leader for seating.

    We specialise in fixed and retractable systems for arenas, stadia, theatres, multipurpose venues, schools and sports venues.

    • We’re recommended time and time again, by clients large and small. Visit our case studies section to hear what they have to say.
    • Our products are strong. Our retractable seating is known for durability, consistency and low lifetime cost. Our core multipurpose chairs conform to the highest level of the stringent international standard EN 12727.
    • We can customise more than any other retractable seating supplier, whether visually or functionally. You can rely on us to engineer the very best solution for your venue.
    • We look after and retain our clients. Our 14-strong servicing and maintenance division make sure of it.
    • We’re completely  global with offices in the UK, USA and Singapore and a network of representatives worldwide.
    • We’re financially strong, offering security and the very best financial terms to our clients.
  • Products


    Theatre Seating
    From prestigious concert halls to black box and community theatres, we have a robust, elegant solution to complement your venue. Engineered for enhanced comfort, our range of theatre seating offers sophisticated finishes and options like acoustic panels for a superior audience experience.
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    Lecture Theatre Seating
    Enhance your learning spaces with the option for foldaway or fixed writing tablets and a range of comfortable, durable seats designed to fit lecture theatres of all styles and configurations.
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    Fixed Seating
    Before we install your seating, Audience Systems can provide a bespoke fixed tiering solution to maximise seating capacity and sightlines whatever the size and shape of your facility. The steel understructure and tough decking can be shaped to your specific requirements to make the very most of your room.
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    Removable and Stacking Seating
    Light, easy to set up and store, our removable and stacking seating can be used alone or to complement our retractable or fixed seating - the chairs themselves come from exactly the same range.
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    Sports Seating
    Our range of plastic chairs are tough, durable and built to survive the most challenging environments. VIP seating complements this range and we even provide instant seating solutions in the form of complete Grandstands which come pitch-side-ready.
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    Retractable Systems
    Ideal for multipurpose venues, retractable seating systems are tiers of seating that fold away into a space the depth of a single row. Our market-leading systems can be designed to be stored in situ or in a separate location, giving maximum flexibility.
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    We’re proud to supply Trenomat Staging, some of the toughest, most durable staging available. Create stages, tiering, rostra and runways quickly and safely with these light, flexible units. Easy to store and reconfigure depending on your requirements, Trenomat is popular with professional venues, community settings and schools.
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  • News
  • Latest news and opinion from Audience Systems


    Instant 3D drawings!

    Thu, 07/09/2015 - 09:26

    Audience Systems are excited to launch their new Seating Visualisation Tool  - a 3D modelling tool...

    Audience Systems at ABTT

    Mon, 06/15/2015 - 10:58

    Enhance your seating’s life-time value

    Mon, 05/18/2015 - 16:25

    Servicing, Refurbishment and Repairs: Look Good, Stay Safe   Regular servicing of your seating...

    Audience Systems @ the ISBA

    Fri, 05/08/2015 - 14:06

    Next week sees Audience Systems at the annual Independent Schools’ Bursars Association conference...
  • Video
  • See for yourself how good our work is

    Retractable systems in particular are best explained through video. We’ve made a few films to demonstrate our products, installation process and to give you an introduction to our factory. You can also meet some of our clients. There’s also video throughout this site to explain our products.


    Who are we?

    How do our products work?

    What do our customers say?