Sherborne Albany review
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The Sherborne Albany riser recliner chair has a waterfall-style back rest, which is thought to provide additional comfort and support to the spine, and is ideal for those who sit for long periods of time in their armchair. Our tests include ergonomic checks and user trials to see whether each chair is comfortable. Read our review of this riser recliner chair to find out how it scored for comfort.
- Pros and cons
- What is it?
- What's it great at?
- Is there anything I should watch out for?
- Is there anything else I should know?
- Should I buy it?
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- Upright width86 cm
- Upright depth86 cm
- Reclined width86 cm
- Reclined depth166 cm
- Weight capacity160kg
- Additional infoWe introduced new riser recliner chair tests in March 2018. This riser recliner chair has been tested to the new test program. Results for chairs tested before 2018 are not directly comparable.
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How to use a riser recliner chair
Make sure you're comfortable using your riser recliner chair by following our guidance on how to sit and stand in your chair, and how to care and maintain it.
How we test riser recliner chairs
We go further than anyone else when testing riser recliner chairs, including recruiting a group of over 60s to sit in the chairs and try them out. Read on to discover what it takes for a riser recliner to become a Best Buy.