Preston is one of the largest districts in Lancashire and in 2002 was elevated to status of the City of Preston. Situated on the river Ribble, Preston has excellent transport links with the surrounding towns of Blackburn, Leyland and Chorley which form many of Preston’s Commuter areas. The city is also easily accessed by the cities of Lancaster and Manchester along the M6, whilst Preston train station is the main connection point of those heading up in to Scotland to this cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Preston grew fast during the industrial revolution in the mid 20th century and benefitted hugely from the booming textile industry in Lancashire and is the birth place of Richard Arkwright, inventor of the spinning jenny machine. Today Preston is home to one of the UK largest universities. The university of central Lancashire or UCLAN with fast approaching 38,000 students. Industry in Preston has also shifted and now this area of Lancashire is home to much of the UKs aerospace engineering with large companies such as BAE systems and Rolls Royce having sites close to the city.
Chosen By Jessica is a furniture company based close to Preston. Retailing quality furniture for a number of years now, Chosen By Jessica specializes in Shabby chic, mirrored furniture and has many ranges in reclaimed wood and vintage styles.
Shabby chic furniture has typically French styling with ornate curves, baroque detailing and light distressing. These piece of furniture are perfect for creating an elegant and sophisticated feel in your home with a distinctly feminine touch. Or if your prefer an upmarket luxury look, see our ranges of mirrored furniture in a number or styles for bedrooms, living rooms and dining rooms.
At Chosen By Jessica we also offer and extensive range of reclaimed wood and vintage style pieces of furniture. Mixed with other pieces of a similar style this gorgeous pieces are help creating a rustic farmhouse feel to your home, packed with naturally aged character, these are truly very charming pieces. Or when used as a one of in a room can add a modern upcycled furniture feel to your home. Our furniture collections offer the chance to buy full room sets with sideboards, bedsides, wardrobes, chests of drawers as well as TV units coffee tables and console tables available in most ranges.
Our hand picked home accessories are chosen to add a finishing touch that can transform a room from cold and empty to warm, inviting with a homily feel. Here you will find baroque shabby chic mirrors, rustic and glass table lamps, large vintage wall clocks and the ever popular dramatic bronzed stag heads.