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A1 8 Drawer Orchard Metal Plan ChestOM05

£1473.60
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A0 10 Drawer A0 6 Drawer A0 8 Drawer
A1 10 Drawer A1 6 Drawer A1 8 Drawer
£56.40

Locking Castor Set (Add 78 mm)

Four castors with integrated locking mechanism ensures your unit remains firmly in place. Full 360 degree swivel. Nylon rubber wheel provides a smooth and durable contact with the floor.

£9.60

Label Holders (x8)

8x self adhesive clear label holders.

£182.40

Lockable Drawers (x8)

Make your entire plan chest lockable. Locks are fitted to each drawer and we will contact you to confirm your preferred key configuration.

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The A1 8 drawer Orchard Metal Plan Chest provides high capacity paper storage for A1 paper.

With 8x 83mm deep drawers running on easy glide nylon skids smooth and quiet action is ensured when sliding the drawers in and out.

Contrasting brilliantly against any paint finish the chrome finish (standard) D handles give the drawers both a modern feel and a reassuringly strong touch point when handling the drawer.

The wooden MFC work top provides a resilient and comfortable surface to work against whilst being easy to replace if required.

Want to choose your colour finish?

The pure white finish on both the frame and the drawers looks sleek, however if you would prefer to add a little colour to your workspace then we go ahead! If you want to order online, simply order your ideal drawer configuration in the standard finish and we will contact you to discuss colour options before putting your plan chest into production.
Check out our Colour Picker to see what colour combinations are possible.

Need extra security?

The drawers can also be fitted with individual locks. Keys can be suited to a single master, or with unique keys for each drawer. Contact us for further information.

Want it mobile?

If you are looking for a plan chest which can be easily moved around your office or studio, then the heavy duty locking castors are the ideal solution.

  • Paper Size A1
  • Dimensions 954W x 685D x 850H
  • Drawer Depth 83mm
  • Weight 155kg
  • Construction Steel drawers, steel frame, wooden (MFC) worktop
  • Colour Finishes Choose Here
  • Handles Silver metal 'D' handles (2 per drawer)
  • Supplied fully assembled

Is any assembly required?
No. Orchard Metal Plan Chests are supplied fully assembled however, it is easy to dismantle them if required for installation.

Are metal plan chests stronger than wooden?
All our plan chests are built to be 'student proof' and come with a lifetime warranty. However, if maximum robustness is key then a metal plan chest would be most suitable.

Can you deliver and install?
Yes. We will gladly quote you for full delivery and installation by our professional team. Contact us on 01924 291333.

Are the drawers removable?
No. You would have to dismantle the plan chest to completely remove the drawers.

Can you do them in other colours?
Yes. We can quote for these plan chests in special finishes or even two-tone finishes. Contact us on 01924 291333.


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NOTE Minimum order value of £300 (inc. VAT) for finance.

To apply for finance simply select "Apply for Finance" at checkout. Or alternatively contact our sales team on 01924 291333.

* Prices include VAT and are subject to status.

Ann Johnson
11/10/2021
Bought a 10 drawer plan chest for personal use. The 2 Steves that run the co. could not have been more helpful - & kind. They went way beyond the necessary 😊👍👍👍👍 The product is excellent; exactly what I needed, to resolve ALL my art materials. 🎨🖼
Phil Dines
11/10/2021
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John Davis
21/09/2021
I made enquiries before taking the plunge on purchasing my new A0 Mutoh draughting machine and board. Steve R was most helpful throughout the whole process and the delivery was much earlier than expected. The equipment is brilliant. I mounted the drawing board on to my old stand which admittedly struggled with the board as it was a great deal heavier and better than my old one. I discussed the situation with Steve T who was able to provide me with additional parts for my stand so that the stand would do the job. I can't fault these guys, they have been helpful throughout. From my experience, as an Architectural Practitioner, I can highly recommend using The Big Orchard - as I will be in the future!
Jackie Foster
14/09/2021
Very pleased with my Heath A1 plan chest. Looks great and is a really useful addition to my studio. Great service and delivery.
Gary Young
13/09/2021
My Drawing Board arrived in good time and perfect condition. All good!
Hilary Holloway
06/09/2021
Great service and price. Bought for sewing. Not easy to find in sewing and quilting outlets. Fabulous product. Highly recommended. Thank you
Andrew McKie
26/08/2021
First class service - will use again. Friendly answers to questions over the phone; packaging and delivery first class too - unlike my amazon experience for the same product...
Stuart Maxwell
16/08/2021
Excellent service all round. I ordered and received a beautifully engineered A1 draftsman desk with stand. It is solid but not heavy. A perfect addition for my studio. Quality is robust.
David Lang
09/08/2021
A2 drawing board liner, perfect ! a retired engineering draughtsman asked at 69 to do some work for a friend !
Melanie C
30/07/2021
A3 Priory Drawing Board - I have been using an A1 drawing board from Orchard for many years for professional garden design work and it is really robust. I needed a smaller board for a new design project I'm working on - I wanted it to fit on my desk alongside a laptop, to work at a very small scale on A5 paper. I was a bit hesitant about buying a small drawing board as I needed it to have the same qualities as my large one and cope with accurate technical drawing. I've only been using it for a short time, but I'm very pleased with it. It takes a while to get used to moving from A1 to A3, but I can't fault the parallel motion. I have used it at several different angles and the only issue I've encountered is I find it a little tricky get it to lie flat for storage. I think I'll get used to that though, and overall I give Orchard 5 stars as usual for a high quality product.
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Traditional A1 9 Drawer Plan Chest GREY

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  • Paper Size A1
  • Finish Textured Light Grey
  • Drawer Number 9
  • Plan Chest Dimensions 1000W x 725D x 1030H
  • Internal Drawer Dimensions 919W x 618D
  • Drawer Depth 68mm
  • Weight 115Kg
  • Construction Wooden (MFC) carcass, Wooden (MFC) drawers, Fully welded steel plinth
  • Handles Silver metal bow handles (two per drawer)
  • Supplied fully assembled

£1256.40Inc. £209.40 VAT
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A1 Milano 10 Drawer Plan Chest WHITE

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  • Paper Size A1
  • Dimensions 1130W x 795D x 970H
  • Drawer Depth 55mm
  • Lockable Yes
  • Weight 152kg
  • Construction Steel carcass, steel drawers
  • Finish White (also available in grey)
  • Handles Silver metal 'D' handles (1 per drawer)

£1945.20Inc. £324.20 VAT
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