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CBS is the largest independent office supplies company in the area..


Over the last 30 years our business here in Carlisle is now widely recognised as one of the leading office products and office furniture suppliers in the UK.


A smart local alternative +

From paper to printers, from coffee to filing cabinets and office furniture, toners and Ink.. all the stuff we love on one website. We have built our business over the years by providing first class efficient service,competitive pricing and outstanding order fill rates.

Outside of Cumbria & SW Scotland where your orders will be delivered by our own fleet of vehicles, we have partnered our business with one of the most efficient supply chains in the U.K to ensure that your goods arrive with you safely and on time. This is designed to take the cost out, enhance purchase price and provide regional & national storage and distribution facilities for all our UK customers.

Our main supply partner has 5 Regional Distribution Centres throughout the UK and carries over £40 Million of stock across 25,000 lines providing on average.. 97% next day delivery.  

All this combined with a team of highly experienced REAL people here at our Carlisle facilty means you will never need to shop elsewhere.


Everything for your office + low price guarantee  + free next day delivery *   &  free returns.


Our no-nonsense approach lets you run your business seamlessley, leaving you to get on with the things that really matter. We provide a fully integrated solution that delivers financial savings, specialist knowledge, a comprehensive product portfolio and unrivalled service to you... our customers


At CBS we know that office supplies won’t always be your number one priority at work which is why we make it ours !

Our experienced team are always on hand to help, from last minute urgent requirements to co-ordinating your nationwide deliveries so you have less to worry about.

And with our specialist knowledge, comprehensive product portfolio, fun filled events and unrivalled service to you, our customers; we know that you’ll want to be part of CBS team too !

To us our customers are paramount and we really value your feedback,so please contact us, we really do take on board all your comments..and as an added incentive one of our customer service team will give you a discount voucher for your next web order !


Our people have the commitment & enthusiasm to really make a difference.

 Office furniture showroom.. Call and collect ..  Specialist advice..                         


  • Facilities...with a difference
  • Office Design and CAD Options
  • Showroom



Modern office furniture showroom with a huge selection of seating, desking & workstations

to suit every budget...from stock - Including FREE Delivery & Installation*


Office Design with you in mind ..


At Carlisle Business Supplies we take the headache out of planning by demonstrating how space can best be utilised using the latest 2D & 3D CAD planning illustrations. This system allows us to arrange desking, seating and storage in the most ergonomic fashion, then present you with the finished illustrations to help you see exactly how the improvements in your new working environment would look.

Our highly experienced CAD Planning team are able to assess and develop a space in accordance with all these requirements and will be able to illustrate these plans in both 2 & 3 dimensions in order for you to visualise the final space. This service is available for designing large and small projects and is provided  FREE of charge.


We have furniture specialists on site if you wish to discuss your plans or simply need advice, however it is always advisable to make a prior appointment to discuss your requirements, either way we are here to help. 

(Please call 01228 404600) . Opening times 9.00am - 4.45pm Monday - Friday.


Finance & Fit out options

We know that new office furniture can be a big investment so we offer a leasing facility as an alternative way to pay for your purchase.

Leasing is an effective method of spreading the cost of your furniture over a period of up to five years.

This means that your office interior can be updated without an upfront expenditure.

CBS work with independent local financial partners to ensure that you get the right product, on the right payment plan.

To better understand the benefits of leasing or for more information simply give us a call.


Specialist Advice..and SAVE UP TO 25%

We have over 30 years of experience as consultants in the office supplies industry. If your budget is being squeezed or you want to spend less on stationery or furniture we can help you. By reviewing your usage we can accurately show you how little you could spend by using CBS for all your office supplies. In most cases we can guarantee a 25% reduction in spend. For existing customers, we will help you spend less by analysing your purchases for you, just give us a call.


Trade Counter

Our trade counter is open to both trade customers and for personal use. Via our catalogues we have over 10,000 product lines for you to choose from, offering great value for money without the need to compromise on quality. CBS are able to pass on substantial savings that rival even the best of the superstore prices. We will be happy to conduct product demonstrations on showroom stock as well as offering advise customers on the free space planning service that is available with no obligation. Everybody is welcome and with easy parking and payments accepted via debit, credit card and cash it really does make sense.

This exciting facility now offers you the chance to call in and collect your goods personally without having an account setup. All you have to do is call in and benefit from our outstanding prices.

Over the counter collection service for all your stationery, computer consumables, toner, inkjet cartridges and office furniture.

We carry an impressive 1500 stock lines. If you are a small business or a member of the public, why not drop in for a coffee whilst we process your order. We also have a ring and collect service, great for local customers who do not want to wait for the goods to be delivered.

How Find Us ..


We are directly opposite Matalan on Crown Street