The freshest street furniture for parks and public spaces
At Urban Effects, we work alongside architects to create stand-out spaces tailor-made for the New Zealand lifestyle and environment – from urban streetscapes and precincts to parks and open spaces in every corner of the North and South Islands.
A world of choice
The latest designs from NZ and across the globe ranging from versatile modular seating solutions to complete product suites.
All the tools you need to plan, design and build with confidence including detailed product specifications, drawings and installation instructions.
An ever-growing range of high quality, durable products made using sustainably sourced, recycled and recyclable materials.
Urban Effects is a proud New Zealand-owned business with local teams, support and manufacturing in both the North and South Islands. The majority of products in our range are designed and made right here in New Zealand at our manufacturing facilities in Whanganui and Rangiora – providing local employment opportunities and delivering exceptional quality street furniture products with shorter lead times.
What’s more, you experience the level of personalised attention and support you deserve from a team committed to creating outdoor spaces that encourage people to enjoy our fresh air and landscapes.
At Urban Effects, we recognise the link between the quality of our natural and built environment and our quality of life. This motivates us to make sustainable choices at every opportunity. From the materials we use in our products to our operations, we are constantly striving to find ways to minimise our impact on the environment.
Our products are designed to have a long lifespan because quality, durability and sustainability go hand-in-hand. Our range also includes products made from sustainably sourced, recycled and recycled materials such as FSC and PEFC accredited timber, aluminium, recycled concrete and wood-plastic composites. While in our operations and across our supply chain, we seek to conserve energy, manage water use and minimise waste.
Re-imagine parks and public places with refreshingly different street furniture solutions from Metalco, exclusive to Urban Effects in New Zealand. Shop the range of beautiful, inspired designs from the global leader in urban style and eco sustainability today.
Our parks, recreational areas and urban environments should be able to be enjoyed by everyone, regardless of their age and ability. Accessibility is integral to open planning and design and this extends to outdoor furniture, facilities and amenities.
The Urban Effects range includes products specifically designed with accessibility in mind – everything from seating and table settings, to BBQs and drinking fountains.
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