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Folding Tables Buyers Guide

Economy Tables

Gopak have been manufacturing quality lightweight folding tables in the UK for over 50 years and have become the UK’s leading supplier of folding tables. Renowned for supplying the widest and most comprehensive choice of sizes, heights and colours to suit a range of different purposes, you can be assured that every Gopak folding table is 100% British made by our experienced and hardworking production staff. 

Strong yet light, Versatile and easy to use, Fold flat for storage.

Gopak foldable tables enable you to maximise your space with minimum effort. Our folding tables are light and easy to carry, durable as they fold up flat when not in use, and they take up little space for storage. These portable tables are ideal for multi-functional premises such as schools, village halls, catering restaurants, community centres and churches but are equally suitable for anyone needing an extra table with the convenience of being a collapsible table when not in use. 
If you are having trouble deciding on the type of folding table to buy, take a look at our folding tables guide below:

Contour Tables

The popular Contour range of folding table is ideally suited for all applications.

Village halls, leisure centres, clubs, associations, churches and community centres can create additional sources of revenue to fund new projects by enabling existing rooms to become multi-purpose. Spaces already used to host dance classes and mum and baby / toddler groups can also host local art exhibitions, teambuilding events, training evenings, charity jumble sales, Christmas fairs, summer fetes, concerts, kid's parties and weddings with the simple addition of folding trestle tables. Gopak lightweight folding tables are available in a choice of colours, finishes and shapes including square, rectangular and round tables.

Round folding table are perfect for learning and playtime

Round Tables

Built at the right height and proportion for kids, Gopak's range of children's folding tables include cafeteria tables, folding school desks and folding exam desks.Diverse communities have a wide range of requirements, so enabling small spaces to be adapted depending on their use can be easily achieved with folding tables for churches or village halls

Multi-purpose folding tables are the perfect solution for churches, village halls and community centres as they can be quickly stored away when not required to transform a crowded space into a large open space. Churches and village halls may even be able to earn an additional income stream through providing folding table hire along with room hire for mum and toddler groups, art classes or company meeting facilities.
Primary school and secondary school lunches wouldn't be the same without 
folding school dining tables and benches. Quickly folded away when not in use, the school dining hall can be instantly turned into a play or activity area. A folding table or two can also come in handy as an awards table or book display unit.

Hotels, training venues and exhibition centres with function rooms can maximise the use of the space they have by using folding conference tables. When not in use, the folding furniture can be easily and quickly stored away to transform a conference or training room into an entertainment space or be covered with table cloths to make banqueting tables for weddings and corporate events.

Incredibly strong, ideal for semi-permanent use.

Contour Tables

If you've ever been camping and ended up with bits of grass in your lunch, then you may want to consider camping tables. 

Perfect for girl guides, brownies, scout groups, caravanning, outdoor family re-unions and festivals, 

Gopak folding camping tables also make great portable picnic tables.


Light to handle & easy to store. The low cost choice.

Economy Tables

Whether you're in need of lunch room tables for your office canteen or you're looking for school cafeteria tables
Gopak offers heavyweight folding trestle tables designed for intense usage but with the added advantage of being able to quickly fold away when the dining tables are no longer required. 

Gopak also supply permanent non-folding aluminium bistro tables.


Incredibly stable, Heavy duty table for heavy duty use, Ideal for semi-permanent situations.

Premier Tables

Durable and with a range of safety features, Gopak folding school desks and school trestle tables are built to last. Along with sturdy student desks in a range of wood and colour finishes including red, blue, green and brown, Gopak supplies a range of classroom furniture including storage furniture, folding chairs and school library furniture to meet the needs of primary schools, secondary schools, colleges, universities and other education establishments.

With staying in being the new going out in the current economy, more people are spending more time at home playing games such as cards, poker, puzzles, bridge and backgammon. Coffee tables or dining tables may not be practical due to their height or there may not be enough room at all. If this is the case a folding games table could be the answer which can be used as a card table, poker table or puzzle table, then easily folded up down the back of the sofa when not in use.

Built to Gopak's stringent manufacturing standards.

Card Tables

Folding tables are so useful that there's almost no end to their potential uses. They're ideal for:

  • Market stall tables
  • Car boot sale tables
  • Event tables
  • Trade stands
  • Craft fair stands
  • Decorating tables
  • Pasting tables
  • Craft tables
  • Sewing tables
  • Dining tables
  • Buffet tables
  • Portable workbenches
  • Party tables
  • Outdoor entertaining
  • Outdoor functions
  • Banqueting tables
  • Village hall bazaars
  • Tables for flower shows
  • Jumble sale tables
  • Art club tables

Take a look at our folding table discounts and special offers here.