Retractable and Telescopic Seating

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The TX Telescopic Platform System is a retractable seating system manufactured in the UK by Audience Systems, one of the world’s leading authorities on retractable seating.

TX has an outstanding record of strength, durability and low maintenance, and is installed in major venues worldwide. Audience Systems’ engineering team create an individual, optimal design for each venue.

Allied Systems and Products’ longstanding relationship with Audience Systems and detailed knowledge of retractable seating makes us Ireland’s best choice for all retractable seating requirements.

Features and Benefits

  • Precision engineered for reliable opening every time
  • Robust row locking system to hold rows safely and securely in place
  • Structure verified by specialist independent structural engineers
  • A large range of seating and benches available including upholstered, plastic and timber options, lecture theatre seating with writing tablets, and luxurious auditorium chairs. 
  • Matching fixed and removable chairs available to complete the fit-out of your venue.
  • Peace of mind with our lifetime care and servicing.


  • Fixed systems which stay in situ when closed, or are stored neatly in a recess
  • Mobile systems which can be transported on trolleys, trucks or under power once closed
  • Various operation options including power-operated or manual retraction, and automatic or manual chair fold-down
  • Options to allow use of the system partially open
  • Decorative fascia panels for a neat closed appearance
  • Drapes and panels for the sides, front or back of the system
  • A range of rail options including removable, fold-down or self-storing rails, in a choice of designs
  • Choice of deck finishes including carpet and non-slip sports deck
  • LED aisle illumination system
  • Double-depth option to create maximum capacity where ceiling height is a limitation
  • Many options for customisation – please discuss your requirements with us!