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School Cupboard

Vintage School Cupboards

It might be time to think outside the box a little when it comes to finding the perfect storage solution for your living space. While bookcases, wardrobes, ottomans, and dressers can look stylish, why not consider something a little quirkier? Our beautiful range of old school cupboards for sale could bring a nostalgic touch to your interior. With vintage gym lockers, science lab cabinets, and many more examples of school storage furniture to explore, you could unearth that elusive one-of-a-kind piece.With school cupboards from the 1800s all the way up to the 1960s, our curated collection has a wealth of different eras, styles, and aesthetics to choose from. While they may no longer be housing exercise books, stationery, lost property, or spare P.E. kits, these little nuggets of social history can be repurposed and used again in modern living spaces.Not sure where to start? Use the filter menu to the left to narrow down your search based on size, budget, material and style. And the best part of shopping with Vinterior is being able to buy with confidence from a handpicked selection of trusted sellers from across the U.K. and Europe. So, shop for your one-of-a-kind vintage school cupboard in our marketplace below.

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Old school cupboards for sale at Vinterior

Evocative of childhood memories, an old school cupboard to house your crockery, documents, trinkets, kids' toys, or anything else that needs hiding from view, can make a wonderful addition to your home. Perfect for a home office, kitchen, or bedroom, these multifunctional school cupboards a versatile and practical piece of furniture that give your home some much-needed extra storage.

With detailing such as original brass label plates and door locks, a 1950s gym locker with its worn pine patina can look elegant in your home. From the smallest school craft cabinet to the largest Victorian school bookcase, there’s sure to be something in Vinterior’s expertly curated collection of old school cupboards that’ll fit effortlessly into your interior.

Repurposing an old school cupboard

Need a new kitchen larder to house your crockery and glassware? A honeyed pine school cupboard could fit the bill. Desperate for some extra storage for the kids’ bedrooms? A low-level science lab cabinet could be ideal for toys, art stuff, and even clothes. Looking to spruce up the study? A gorgeous slim school cupboard once housed the headteacher’s paperwork, so there’s no reason why you can’t do the same.

Why welcome a vintage school cupboard into your home?

With boisterous children and busy teachers, schools needed furniture that was built to last and able to withstand a few knocks. This is what makes a school cupboard such a great choice for busy homes. Built from solid wood or metal, you can create an industrial aesthetic while fulfilling a storage need. And, alongside durability, you’ll be giving a new lease of life to a wonderful piece of furniture that’ll last you decades.

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