Best Options for a Commemorative Bench

A commemorative bench is an excellent way of paying respect to someone or something which may no longer be around.

In this guide we’ll be taking a look at the best options for a commemorative bench, including material and style.

What is a Commemorative Bench?

A commemorative or memorial bench is a piece of outside furniture installed in a poignant location which offers a place of quiet contemplation, tranquil remembrance and happy reflection.

Commemorative benches can be made from a variety of materials including metals, stone and plastics, however, the most popular type of material for this type of homage is wood.

Does Teak make a Good Bench?

Yes, teak as one of the strongest and most malleable natural resources, makes for a fantastic seating structure, especially when crafted by our expert Mr Teak team. 

Due to this property of brawn matched with its timeless aesthetic, teak furniture is now amongst the most popular in Britain, both indoors and outdoors.

Teak has a natural water resistance, meaning our robustly constructed furniture can be left outdoors year round no matter the weather, so you can shop with confidence knowing that our smooth finish plantation teak is built to last.

A teak commemorative bench can be installed on private property such as a home residence or in a suitable public setting.

Teak Public Benches

Different area councils will have different rules/regulations for this type of install including positioning, inscribing, upkeep and the covering of initial or maintenance costs.

A remembrance bench in an open peaceful setting is a great way of connecting with nature while paying tribute to somebody, just being outside surrounded by greenery or wildlife can be a comforting factor in the extended bereavement period.

Mr Teak Commemorative Benches

We offer a range of grade A Sri-Lanken teak in traditional or contemporary bench styles within our commemorative package, each with a unique charm, our styles include:

- Classic Benches - These timeless silhouettes offer comfort and reassurance as well as a sturdy, low key look.

- Lutyens Benches - Lutyens benches craft a more individual style, blending classic and contemporary as well as providing support.

- Banana Benches - A more contemporary bench, the curved edges are not only modern but also help translate a required peacefulness.

- Tree Benches - Tree benches as their name suggests, incorporate nature even further by being fitted around a tree for a more connected experience with the immediate environment.


We’re also happy to arrange the creation and delivery of a memorial plaque for your bench ensuring that it has a unique and personal touch, however, if you’d prefer to source your own plaque, that’s completely fine also!

Just speak to our friendly team regarding memorial plaques and we’ll do all we can to help you. 

Why Choose Mr Teak?

Our products are sourced from legal and sustainable projects as we believe the knowledge of giving back to the environment only enhances the experience of sitting on one of our benches.

Via our ethos of using the highest quality sustainable wood without having a negative impact on the environment you are helping towards the fight against deforestation, as well as making sure more trees are planted to replace those that were used to make your furniture. 

Not only does this reduce your carbon footprint, but also guarantees the longevity of your products due to the quality of the Indonesian legal wood and the high standard of joinery we have upheld for 20 years. 

With free UK delivery, a free 12 month warranty and a two week money back guarantee, now might be the time to check out our versatile range and regular special offers at Mr Teak.