Education – Antibacterial seating solutions

For Schools, Colleges and Universities

We have the antibacterial expertise

For many years Summit has been delivering complete seating solutions for education facilities.

Our range includes:

  • Task seating for administration and student use
  • Heavy duty, swivel IT chairs with non-removable parts and minimum adjustment
  • Side and stacking chairs for all applications from classroom to auditoriums, many with writing tablet options
  • Sofas, booths and soft seating – perfect for inspiring and creative environments
  • Soft low pouffes that add a bit of fun and are loved by kids
  • Numerous chairs with steel frames guaranteed and tested to ensure they remain structurally safe and sound

Designed for long lasting usage, they all have features and options designed to ensure maximum resistance to germs, dirt and stains and general heavy treatment. This includes options with the latest technologies to ensure they provide maximum antibacterial protection.



Wide choice of fabric options


Chieftain Fabrics ranges are inherently antimicrobial. Sanitised™, our specially developed antimicrobial ingredient  provides effective and immediate long-term protection against bacteria and microorganisms. Our best selling faux leather,  Just Colour, will also prevent the spread of Coronavirus. (Ref: ISO 18184:2019). At Chieftain Fabrics, we pride ourselves on the most advanced technological processes and have been a trusted supplier to the NHS for over 30 years.




Offer a vast range of performance fabrics and vinyls that are all anti-microbial, bleach cleanable, waterproof, and flame retardant making upholstery as safe and easy to clean as possible when it comes to infection control.

AguaGuard365 powered by HeiQ ViroBlock is one of the first of its kind; a truly effective, scientifically proven treatment for soft fabrics that is effective against both bacteria and viruses – uniquely it has been specifically tested against COVID-19. Agua Upholstery fabrics treated with AguaGuard365 actively inhibit viruses (including Covid-19) and kill bacteria upon contact on the surface. By keeping the textile free of viable viruses and bacteria, AguaGuard365 treated performance upholstery fabrics help to significantly minimise the potential for re-transmission of pathogens. AguaGuard365 has passed all the required tests for use
within the EU.




Offer a full range of fabrics that contain Shield Plus – a permanent coating on the fabric that uses nano-technology to create non-leaching anti-microbial protection that attracts and deactivates biochemicals in microbes and viruses.




Offer a vast range of performance fabrics and vinyls that are all anti-microbial, bleach cleanable, waterproof, and flame retardant making upholstery as safe and easy to clean as possible when it comes to infection control.




Sileather is a pioneer in performance leather, made with 100% silicone. It offers a better solution of eco-friendly, biro-resistant, sustainable, easy to clean, fire retardant, weatherproof and highly durable performance fabrics that are ideally suited to education environments.



Frame options for metal and wood

Epoxy Frame Coating for metal surfaces

We can offer an anti-bacterial epoxy coating on all metal frames, giving them 100% antibacterial properties. For white frames, this is available at the same price as our non-standard frame colour options. And for a small additional cost, we can cover all our other epoxy frame colours with a clear coating, giving you total freedom of colour choice and protection at the same time.


Protective lacquers for wooden surfaces

Wooden surfaces are protected by the spraying of Medicote, a quick drying lacquer that protects against the growth of micro-organisms on its surface, with a kill rate of 99% within 24 hours. The lacquer coating also provides outstanding resistance to abrasion, wet and dry heat, spirit solutions and a wide range of household chemicals.

An antibacterial wood lacquer that is already providing unmatched levels of protection in a wide range of healthcare environments. It kills superbugs and is proven to be effective against 99.9% of almost all species of bacteria and viruses. And it goes on killing them for up to 10 years.



Antibacterial in action:
How we helped this Education Centre


The seating in both this school library and airy atrium is coated with antibacterial and easy clean PVC. The steel frames on the ever popular Piano modular seating range have an antibacterial epoxy lacquer as do the legs on the versatile MeMe units.



Popular Ranges perfect for education



Designed specifically for the education sector, the Skolar range of seating offers durable, key price essentials for common areas, IT rooms and flexible spaces in schools and colleges. The SK10 is especially popular – a hardy, stackable chair that is great for multi usage – available with linking, arms and removable writing tablets. Can you use image of SK10W but with change to colour of upholstery. View the full range.




Available with chrome plated frames or a choice of 16, epoxy polyester colours and with or without fixed arms, the Gloucester range is a versatile solution for multi-use spaces. View the full range.



Piano is a master of versatility, built for comfort and durability with solid beech wood frames and sprung seats. The many components in the range can be configured to create an infinite variety of layouts. Or try the Grand Piano range, adding high backed, modular seating to give you even more seating options. View the full range.




Create standout style with this modular seating system, combining steel tube frames for strength with extra deep seat cushions for comfort. Create a relaxed, bright vibe when styled with contrasting coloured seat and back cushions. View the full range.




Can we help you with antibacterial seating?

Talk to our sales team today. Call 01225 777 844 or email sales@summitchairs.co.uk