How we became a name you can trust.
A man of vision, George Knowles Snr. saw the growing popularity of what ‘out-of-town’ retail developments were offering in America back in 1974. He converted a disused mill in Tillicoultry into the largest and most diverse furniture showroom in Scotland. The mill’s size has allowed us to grow and indulge our passion for furniture, bringing you the best from wherever we find it. We’ve been travelling the globe for 35 years, building relationships with suppliers and manufacturers to guarantee that we consistently deliver an outstanding range of furniture for all our customers.
The UK’s largest independent furniture store
With over 35 years of delivering quality furniture from our flagship Tillicoultry store, we’re proud of our unique shopping experience and unrivalled visitor attraction complex. We constantly look for new ways to develop what we can offer our customers, and our new website is no different, allowing you to enjoy all the benefits of the Sterling brand from the comfort and convenience of your own home.
Like the mill in which our flagship store is based, we are individual, totally unique and without equal anywhere in Britain. We have a huge range of customers, so we always offer a wide range of styles and prices to suit everyone. We aim to ensure that no matter what your style or your budget or what room you need to furnish, you’ll always find exactly what you’re looking for at Sterling.
Much more than just furniture
As we’ve grown we’ve become more than just furniture. We have everything you need for your house, home and even garden. From home interiors and linens, to cookware, bathroom accessories and lighting, our extensive range of homewares is difficult to rival. At Sterling it’s easier and more affordable than you think to give your home a fresh new look. You can also now re-energise with a refreshing coffee or lovely lunch in our cafés or a relaxing meal in our Butterfly Inn restaurant at Tillicoultry.
Stores across Scotland
As well as our flagship Tillicoultry store we've also opened eight branches across the country to make our furniture and homewares more easily accessible. As much as we’d love to offer the same range in each of them as we do in Tillicoultry, size unfortunately means we can't, however we are continually expanding our stores so keep a look out for new departments and services opening up. Our website has also expanded and we've designed it with our customers in mind so it's full of products, information and advice to make your shopping experience as easy and enjoyable as possible.