Chic Teak Comment on Affects of Natural Disasters in Indonesia

Basingstoke, United Kingdom (12 November 2010) – One of the UK’s leading suppliers of luxury teak garden furniture, Chic Teak, commented on recent natural disasters in Indonesia and how this will affect the delivery of their teak furniture.

In October 2010, a tsunami that was triggered by an earthquake swept the Sumatra coast of Indonesia. There have also been reports of a volcanic explosion from Mount Merapi, which is located near Jogjakarta in Java. This natural disaster has consequently had many devastating results, and thousands of people have been evacuated from Indonesian regions.

Chic Teak, a leading teak furniture specialist, was fortunate enough not to be a victim of these unfortunate natural disasters, with their government-controlled plantations in Central Java located close to the tsunami and volcanic eruption. However, due to the poor weather conditions and slow traffic movement, will ultimately make it difficult to transport quality teak garden furniture to the UK. Also, container lorries moving wooden garden furniture from suppliers to the docks will quickly erode the surfaces, meaning due diligence needs to be taken when transporting.

Sarah Bowden of Chic Teak commented: “As Indonesia has been subject to two unconnected natural disasters recently, this has caused devastating results for their country. Our sympathies are with this wonderful nation, and we are extremely thankful all of our employees in our Central Java plantations were unharmed. As the delivery of our teak garden tables and chairs will take time to distribute to the UK, we will now emphasize orders for our tree and memorial benches until business resumes as normal. However, we will still provide high-quality tables and chairs which are in stock to our UK customers.”

For more information about Chic Teak and their government-controlled plantations, visit their website at or telephone 0845 390 5000.

About Chic Teak:

Successfully trading in ethically sourced, sustainable teak from Government controlled plantations for over 14 years, Chic Teak creates high-quality wooden garden furniture and teak garden furniture sets. They pride themselves on their quality, personal service alongside highly competitive pricing and fast delivery.


Contact us:

Sarah Bowden

Chic Teak

Southwood Farm,



RG23 7LU


Tel: 0845 390 5000


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