New Protocol at Formby Hall

Protocol at Formby Hall Golf ClubFormby Hall – one of the country’s leading golf resort hotels and luxury spas – recently chose Protocol, working alongside interior designers Curveline Design, to supply new furniture to the golf resort and spa as part of its major refurbishment.

The owners of Formby Hall visited the Protocol showroom in Brentwood, Essex, looking for furniture that could create both a luxurious and comfortable design throughout the golf resort and spa; they were looking for a style that was suitable for a grand hall, but also felt homely.

The showroom displays a collection of the newest and most popular furniture ranges on offer by Protocol, who work with selected European furniture manufacturers. After discussing interior details, and matching these with choices of fabrics and finishes selected by the designer and the client, the exceptional design scheme was created. 

The main areas of the refurbishment that Formby Hall focused on were the hotel bedrooms, restaurant, spa and breakout areas. This included the creation of extra lodge bedrooms and upgrading the existing spa and health club, moving it into its own building and making space for extra treatment rooms. Protocol supplied luxury sun loungers for around the pool and relaxation areas - these were complemented with large spa bed cushions to provide ultimate comfort for guests.

The hotel’s restaurant was modernised with new décor to bring the interior up to the high standard of the rest of the hotel. A collection of stylish, strong and fit for purpose chairs, armchairs, tables and bar stools were supplied to this area. A combination of soft fabrics and bolder details were chosen to maintain character in the design, with the navy and silver tones on the chairs and armchairs combining to create a unique and luxury feel.

The breakout areas provide guests with a space to wind down, relax or hold informal meetings, so this space required comfortable and welcoming furniture.

Protocol supplied coffee tables, sofas and lounge armchairs that were furnished with loose scatter cushions to give that homely feel.

The hotel bedroom development included updating the interior and furniture in the existing bedrooms whilst also creating extra luxurious loft bedrooms. The bedrooms were remodelled to create a beautiful, contemporary interior with luxury and comfort in mind. Following the soft style throughout the resort, Formby Hall wanted to create a warm and inviting ambience to make guests enjoy their stay so much they would want to return again.

The characterful spacious rooms were supplied with desk chairs and lounge chairs which featured chrome legs to give a high-end feel. A combination of split fabrics for the upholstery on the chairs was chosen to maintain the trendy, inviting feel. Coffee tables with metal bases and contract quality sofa beds were also provided by Protocol for the bedrooms.

Protocol is pleased to have been involved in the refurbishment of this state-of-the-art golf resort and spa and are delighted with the end result. Protocol have already successfully supplied furniture to a number of golf clubs. For further information, visit their website at or telephone 020 8591 6770.