There are a number of ways to incorporate an element of organisation in even the smallest of hallways. Benches, hall trees and good, old-fashioned coat stands can all play their part. These bench and shelf sets are particularly useful though as they come in a range of sizes, don’t cost a fortune but yet achieve the aim of tidiness without too much fuss.
Alba Coat Hooks and Bench – a range of matching coat-hook shelves and shoe benches in all oak or oak and painted soft grey. Dimensions – Hooks/shelf: W96 × D15 × H15 cm. Bench: W96 × D38 × H50 cm. The coat hooks are £89 and the shoe benches are £169 – £199 from johnlewis.com
Tetbury Hallway Coat Rack and Bench – a wall mounted coat rack with 2 storage baskets and a shelf. Plus a storage bench with 2 baskets and a padded seat. Shelf: W78 × D28 × H43 cm. Bench: W76 × D40 × H46 cm. £359.98 from amazon.co.uk
Tetbury Hallway Coat Rack and Bench – a wider version with 5 hooks and 3 baskets is also available. Hooks/shelf: W113 × D28 × H43 cm. Bench: W112 × D40 × H46 cm. £359.99 from amazon.co.uk
Tetbury Acacia Coat Rack with 2 baskets – the acacia wood version is available separately with a 4 hook coat rack/shelf with 2 baskets (W78 × D28 × H43 cm) for £160 and a bench with 2 baskets (W78 × D40 × H46 cm) for £200, both from amazon.co.uk
Hartleys Hallway Shelf – a twin basket unit in white with 3 chromed coat hooks. W78 × D40 × H46 cm. £59.95 from amazon.co.uk
Hartleys Bench Cushion Seat & Seagrass Wicker Storage Baskets – the matching bench comes complete with a cushion seat and pair of lined seagrass wicker baskets. W80 × D40 × H46 cm. £78.95 from amazon.co.uk
Shoe Storage Unit in Dark Pine & White – a rustic style matching shoe bench and coat rack with white painted frames and natural oak tops. Shoe Rack: W75 × D36 × H50 cm. Shelf: W75 × D30 × H25 cm. £59.99 from amazon.co.uk