IKEA Kitchen Reviews

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General Information

Ikea Kitchens Contact Details:

Ikea Kitchens Website: ikea.com

Ikea ltd,

Ikea Tower,
255 North Circular Road,
London,
NW10 0JQ

General Enquiries: 08453 583 363

 

About Ikea Kitchens

 
IKEA has transformed from a small shop in the woods of southern Sweden to being a major retail experience in 40 countries/territories around the world – in only six decades.

IKEA kitchen units come with a 25-year guarantee and installation workmanship is guaranteed for three years from the date of completion. (note: read the guarantee to satisfy yourself that it covers what you think it covers)

Market Position: DIY
Kitchen Unit Quality: Poor-Very Good
Price Fitted: £3k+
Supply Only: Yes

Designer Training: Yes
Designer Qualifications: No
Designer Status: Employed with bonuses
Commission rate: N/A

Cabinets

IKEA Kitchens Review – Cabinets

IKEA cabinets come in three different ranges – the most popular Faktum cabinets, the low budget Fyndig units and the freestanding Udden framework.

Faktum Cabinets (19 door styles, further accent doors available)

IKEA’s Faktum cabinets are constructed from 18mm MFC (Melamine Faced Chipboard) using industry standard cam and dowel fixings, have a full height back and sit on adjustable plastic legs.

The chipboard is of a good density and strength – watch for variable quality control in terms of edging tape (over and under gluing) and melamine chipping and cracking around the many many peg holes.

Hardware is of a good – very good quality and overall Faktum units offer excellent value for money.

Unlike nearly all other UK kitchen cabinets, IKEA Faktum carcasses don’t have a rear service gap or the means to trim some of the rear depth of the cabinet when fixing to uneven / bowed walls – this can become problematic where water pipes run along a wall behind cabinets and a major headache when a wall is bowed badly. Another factor to consider with IKEA’s extra depth cabinets is that most standard 600mm UK worktops are too narrow to project beyond the door fronts.

The positive side of this unit depth means an extra 50-100mm storage depth per cabinet and deeper drawers, which when factored into a typical kitchen soon multiplies up to some serious extra storage space.

Another oddity in IKEA Faktum cabinets is that there is no 1000mm width cabinet. This is not really a problem until you come to compare another kitchen company’s design and price with an IKEA equivalent (most kitchen designers LOVE using 1000mm units)

Supplied flat-packed.

Fyndig (2 door styles)

Fyndig cabinets are at the super-low budget end of the market and it shows. In terms of quality and in terms of design, they bring to mind early fitted kitchen cabinets from the 1970s with exposed screws, slab chipboard doors and stand on MFC fins rather than today’s adjustable feet.

Yes they are cheap, with an 800mm base unit coming in at £50 including doors, but with only limited widths available (800mm, 630mm and 400mm) they are hard to design.

It’s hard to think of a circumstance where you’d not be better spending that little more on a lower-end Faktum kitchen – with which you can at least replace the doors at a later date.

Note that the standard IKEA kitchen guarantees do not apply to Fyndig kitchens.

Supplied flat-packed.

Udden (2 door styles)

Udden is IKEA’s answer to the freestanding kitchen and consists of a modular painted steel and stainless steel framework, within which you hang, slot and fix open shelving, appliances and MFC framed cabinets.

These provide an attractive semi-industrial unfitted look, although in reality most of the pieces will be fixed to each other or the wall/floor – particluarly the sink!

When installing an Udden kitchen, much care has to be given to services – as it is much harder to hide wiring and pipework, and all wall finishes have to be good because most will be visible behind the furniture.

Not to everyone’s tastes and not quite as practical in terms of hidden storage, Udden is nevertheless a good quality and very good value kitchen particularly in a modern styled property.

Our Choice?

IKEA’s Faktum cabinets are the world’s most popular kitchen furniture for good reason. Take advantage of IKEA’s enormous economies of scale that enable them to construct and ship good quality kitchen units and low prices.

Provided you carefully check every cabinet’s edge tape and finish quality before construction you will end up with an excellent kitchen that will more than last – but be prepared for some inevitable damages and returns, due to flimsy packaging and variable factory quality control.

Doors



IKEA Kitchens Review – Doors

IKEA Faktum cabinets are available with a choice of 19 main door styles, with further accent doors available, such as glass and stainless steel.

These doors cover every possible taste and style from the ultra-modern to the traditional and country. For 2013 the new Norje Oak door, a slab door with solid oak edges and a textured oak veneer is particularly attractive as well as being exceptionally well made for the price.

Quality across the range is good to very good, although be on the lookout for variable edge finish quality, particularly the plastic edge tape on Abstrakt and Harlig doors – similarly look for uneven spray or damage on painted doors such as Applad.

IKEA’s high gloss doors differ from some other mid-range UK high gloss doors in that they are plastic foil wrapped. Other companies offer harder wearing painted and lacquered piano-finish doors at a similar price.

Our Choice?

The Norje Oak slab door has taken over from the more expensive Sofieland walnut effect slab door as our favourite door in the range. Teamed up with a white acrylic worktop, this range will take some beating for impact and value, looking exactly like the kind of Italian or German kitchens that cost three to four times the amount.

At the budget end, a white Applad door with a contrasting wood laminate worktop brings modern chic to any home at a very low price (and just to prove we do like this range, it’s what’s fitted in the Kitchen Units 101 staff kitchen!)


Mystery Shop Results


IKEA Kitchens Review – Mystery Shopper

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IKEA Kitchen Reviews and Ratings:

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B&Q Kitchens Reviews

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Rating: 2.8/5 (253 votes cast)

B&Q kitchen reviews

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General Information

B&Q Kitchens Contact Details:

B&Q Kitchens Website: diy.com

B&Q Plc,

Portswood House, 1 Hampshire Corporate Park, Chandlers Ford,
Eastleigh,
Hampshire,
SO53 3YX

General Enquiries: 0845 609 6688

About B&Q Kitchens

 
B&Q has 321 stores in the UK with 9 in Ireland.

B&Q designs your kitchen for free, by appointment, in store or at home.

In addition to product guarantees, all B&Q fitting work is guaranteed for two years.

There are two kitchen ranges in B and Q – the (mostly) off-the-shelf, pick it up yourself “IT” range and Cooke and Lewis, marketed as being more upmarket and certainly the Cooke and Lewis kitchen range is more comprehensive, with in-frame and curved doors.

Doors in the IT range are regularly heavily discounted, with between 50 – 75% off list price and the discounted ranges seem to be cycled regularly.

Market Position: DIY
Kitchen Unit Quality: Poor-Good
Price Fitted: £5k+
Supply Only: Yes

Designer Training: Yes
Designer Qualifications: No
Designer Status: Employed with bonuses
Commission rate: N/A

Cabinets

B&Q Kitchens Review – Cabinets

B&Q produce two separate types of kitchen cabinets, the budget “IT Kitchens” range and the mid-market “Cooke and Lewis” brand, with some of the more popular IT Kitchens range being available off the shelf in store. Cooke and Lewis kitchens will require ordering and delivery.

IT Kitchens (29 door styles)

IT Kitchen cabinets are made from MFC (Melamine Faced Chipboard) and are constructed using industry standard cam and dowel fixings.

In the IT Kitchens carcasses horizontal boards are 18mm, vertical boards are 16mm thickness, with visible edges melamine faced (other edges are bare). Cabinet backs extend full length and are 3mm hardboard melamine faced on one side. Cabinet feet are adjustable plastic. All melamine is in a white finish with small printed “coffee-bean” logos.

Wall units are 290mm deep and there is a useful 75mm service gap behind base units which also allows for easily fitting straight runs along uneven and bowed walls.

Cabinets are available in all standard widths.

Edging quality and overall finish is average with some of the cabinets we examined showing inconsistent taping and damaged melamine to edges and around fixing holes.

Standard drawer sets and runners are very basic and we’d recommend upgrading to the premium drawers.

Cooke and Lewis Kitchens (23 door styles)

Cooke and Lewis Kitchen cabinets are made from MFC (Melamine Faced Chipboard) and are constructed using industry standard cam and dowel fixings.

In Cooke and Lewis Kitchens, carcasses are 18mm thickness in a higher grade of MFC than the IT range, with visible edges ABS plastic faced for impact damage resistance.

Cabinet backs again extend full length and are 8mm chipboard melamine faced on both sides. Cabinet feet are adjustable plastic. All cabinets come in a choice of three melamine finishes, white, birch and oak.

Wall units are 335mm deep and there is a useful 70mm service gap behind base units.

Edging quality and overall finish is good and the fixtures and fittings are of a much better quality than IT Kitchens fittings, with soft close hinges and full extension premium drawers as standard.

Our Choice?

Despite the lower quality of the IT Kitchens cabinets, we prefer these to Cooke and Lewis for one major reason – being able to pick them up directly from larger stores.

Getting involved with B&Q Kitchen’s sometimes problematic delivery system can leave unexpected gaps in your kitchen and impact on fitting times and project duration. With IT Kitchens, if it’s on the shelf it can be in your van and on site that day.

Doors

B&Q Kitchens Review – Doors

Both IT Kitchens and Cooke and Lewis kitchens provide enough choice in door design to satisfy anyone’s tastes.

IT Kitchens offer 29 styles of door – 25 regular doors and 4 in-frame doors (where the door is fixed within a frame that is attached to the cabinet)

Cooke and Lewis have 23 styles, with 14 regular doors and 9 in-frame doors.

In general Cooke and Lewis doors are significantly better quality than IT Kitchens doors, with some genuinely beautiful doors in high-gloss piano finish, skillfully produced curved doors and top-notch solid wood in-frame doors. When coupled with a solid surface worktop and some good appliances a top-end Cooke and Lewis kitchen can look like a bespoke kitchen costing three or four times more than it did.

IT Kitchen’s doors are more basic, made from lower quality materials – and some of the designs are now woefully dated, especially when compared with other companies in the same price range.

With the Cooke and Lewis brand B&Q have hit mid-market brands such as Magnet hard, but the IT range is sorely needing an update – especially the doors most commonly available off the shelf.

Our Choice?

We may prefer the IT range of cabinets for ease of purchase – but on the doors front we’re a big fan of the polished high-gloss ranges from Cooke and Lewis.

Experience has shown us kitchen deliveries can be problematic, so if we’re using B&Q we’ll go for IT Kitchens for cabinetry, (meaning the furniture can be built without a hitch) but order Cooke and Lewis doors.


Mystery Shop Results

B&Q Kitchens Review – Mystery Shopper

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Cut Price Kitchens Reviews

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Rating: 3.5/5 (209 votes cast)

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General Information


Cut Price Kitchens Contact Details:

Cut Price Kitchens Website: CutPriceKitchens.co.uk

Cut Price Kitchens,

22-27 Cooper Road,
Brunel Way,
Thornbury, Bristol,
BS35 3UW

General Enquiries: 01380 828304

 

About Cut Price Kitchens

Cut Price Kitchens are a supply-only online kitchen retailer and offer a wide range of kitchen cabinets, worktops and accessories at some of the most competitive prices in the UK kitchen market.

The Cut Price Kitchens website is very easy to use and all products can be added to the cart with just one click (as opposed to having to specify each individual component, which can often be the case).

Their products are targeted at those on a tight budget or seeking maximum value for money, such as buy-to-let landlords, developers and first-time buyers.

Most orders are dispatched within 5-10 days on their own transport and benefit from fixed price delivery costs.

Cut Price Kitchen Stats

Market Position: DIY
Kitchen Unit Quality: Good – Very Good
Price Fitted: n/a
Supply Only: yes

Designer Training: yes
Designer Qualifications: in-house certification
Designer Status: employed
Commission rate: zero commission

Cabinets

Cut Price Kitchens Review – Cabinets

Cut Price Kitchens are available in three ranges of cabinets, the low-budget “Cheap Kitchens” range, budget “Value Kitchens” and the high specification “Premium Kitchens” – although in reality we found two of the three ranges to be very similar in terms of quality.

Cheap Kitchens (10 door styles)

The Cheap Kitchens cabinets are built in 15mm MFC (Melamine Faced Chipboard) and are constructed using cam and dowel fittings.

The quality of the fixtures and fittings is good-very good. Unusually in a low-budget range, drawers are soft closing.

Melamine and edging quality is average-good and for this reason we prefer the marginally more expensive Value range.

Supplied flat-packed.

Value Kitchens (7 door styles)

The Value cabinets are manufactured in the UK from 18mm MFC and are built using industry standard cam and dowel fittings.

Fixtures and fittings are of a surprisingly high quality for a budget range beating many larger companies mid-range offerings. What makes these cabinets near-unique at this price point is the 18mm MFC rear to the base units (8mm rear on wall units).

The cabinets are only supplied in white, although optional colour coordinated side panels and plant-on panels are available.

Supplied flat-packed.

Premium Kitchens (28 door styles)

Cut Price Kitchen’s Premium cabinets are built from a similar specification MFC to their value units, with the added bonus of being available in colour coordinated melamine facings.

Fixtures and fittings are of a very high quality, mostly German manufactured, with a large choice in internal fitting options.

Again, Cut Price Kitchens do something fairly surprising in that they offer a “Premium Lite” range of cabinets, which are available with any of the 28 door styles.

These Premium lite cabinets are manufactured from a high grade 15mm MFC and are available in a more limited white or beech colour choice. Their fixtures and fittings are all top quality and the 15mm board is tougher than many manufacturers 18mm offerings.

Supplied flat-packed, with a ready-assembled option.

Our Choice?

We love the premium doors but with the 15mm Premium Lite cabinets.

We priced up several combinations and found them to be 15-35% cheaper than lower specification cabinets at 3 leading suppliers.

Doors

Cut Price Kitchens Review – Doors

Between the three cabinet ranges available, Cut Price Kitchens offer 45 door styles covering the full spectrum of tastes from the modern and minimalist to the period property or country cottage.

On the specification front, the doors range from the basic slabs of chipboard covered in melamine or foil, to the sublime – hand-finished solid oak.

These variations in specification are clear in the pricing structure and the groupings of Cheap, Value and Premium ranges.

Some of the melamine or plastic edging on some of the Cheap ranges was variable in the quality of its application on the doors we examined, but quality of the Value and the Premium ranges is in the high to very high range with some oak doors scoring excellent.

Our Choice

We liked many of the Premium ranges, in particular the high gloss and royal shaker oak doors.

The quality of these doors is most clearly demonstrated by the fact that they are also being sold through many of the UK’s leading independent kitchen specialists under the Lakes Kitchens brand.

What’s perhaps less well known is that one large retailer – Tesco Kitchens – sells these doors through a partnership with Mark Two Distributors. What’s really interesting is just how favourably Cut Price Kitchens compares like-for-like!


Mystery Shop Results

Cut Price Kitchens Review – Mystery Shopper

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Cut Price Kitchens Reviews and Ratings:

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Rating: 3.5/5 (209 votes cast)


Homebase Kitchens Reviews

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Rating: 2.2/5 (201 votes cast)

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General Information

Homebase Kitchens Contact Details:

Homebase Kitchens Website: homebase.co.uk

Home Retail Group,

489-499 Avebury Boulevard,
Saxon Gate West,
Central Milton Keynes,
MK9 2NW

General Enquiries: 0845 077 8888

About Homebase Kitchens

Homebase offer 26 standard kitchens and 9 Schreiber branded kitchens to choose from, with something to suit every style and budget.

You can make your kitchen unique in choosing from over 120 worktops, including Corian, granite, Ezystone, Maia, solid wood and laminate, alongside over 700 appliances.

It’s possible to arrange a free design appointment in store or online.

You can also have a design put together in store, provided you bring accurate measurements of your kitchen to the appointment – alternatively Homebase kitchens now offer an online planner.
 
Market Position: DIY
Kitchen Unit Quality: Average
Price Fitted: £5k+
Supply Only: Available

Designer Training: Yes
Designer Qualifications: No
Designer Status: Employed with bonuses
Commission rate: N/A

Cabinets

Homebase Kitchens Review – Cabinets

Homebase kitchen cabinets come in two ranges – the standard Homebase brand and the higher specification Schreiber brand.

Homebase Kitchens Range (26 door styles)

Standard Homebase cabinets are made from MFC (Melamine Faced Chipboard) and are constructed using industry standard cam and dowel fixings.

The cabinet boards are 16mm thick, with visible edges melamine faced (other edges are bare). Cabinet backs extend full length and are 2.6mm hardboard melamine faced on one side. Cabinet feet are adjustable plastic. All melamine is in a white finish although matching coloured end-panels are available

Edging quality and overall finish is average, back panels are surprisingly thin and like IKEA cabinets there are many shelf heights available meaning there are also multiple unfinished holes where moisture can get into the chipboard.

The cabinets are manufactured by Gower/Nobia who also supply many other DIY sheds and independent kitchen companies – although the Homebase cabinets seem a lower quality than other similarly positioned brands.

Schreiber Kitchens Range (9 door styles)

The Schreiber cabinets are a much higher specification than the standard Homebase kitchens, coming prebuilt.

Their 18mm MFC, glue and dowel “solid” construction frame is broadly the same as that available from Magnet kitchens (unsurprising as Magnet is a Gower/Nobia brand) featuring better grade chipboard, melamine facings and fixtures and fittings than the standard Homebase cabinet.

Prebuilt cabinets can be more prone to damage in shipping, but do save time on site making for a more efficient build.

Our Choice?

We wouldn’t buy a standard Homebase cabinet as with the quality it doesn’t seem to offer the same value for money as other brands in the same price group.

If money is tight we’d rather go with IKEA, or deal with an independent.

The Schreiber unit is much better, but again we’d be inclined to go elsewhere – such as the better branded Magnet.

Doors

Homebase Kitchens Review – Doors

Homebase door ranges are changing – full details coming soon

Our Choice?

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Mystery Shop Results

Homebase Kitchens Review – Mystery Shopper

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Homebase Kitchens Video


Homebase Kitchens Reviews and Ratings:

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Rating: 2.2/5 (201 votes cast)


Magnet Kitchens Reviews

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Rating: 2.6/5 (198 votes cast)

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Magnet Kitchens Contact Details:

Magnet Kitchens Website: magnet.co.uk

Magnet Group,

Allington Way,
Yarm Road Business Park,
Darlington,
DL1 4XT

General Enquiries: 01325 744093/744094/744095

About Magnet Kitchens

 
Magnet is the one of the UK’s leading kitchen specialists, with over 90 years experience and almost 200 kitchen showrooms nationwide.

Magnet are now the UK’s largest kitchen retailer and part of the biggest kitchen group in Europe.

With over 40 stunning designs in 3 kitchen collections, Magnet kitchens cater for every style, taste and budget, with every kitchen being backed by Magnet’s unique Full Circle Service.

Market Position: Middle
Kitchen Unit Quality: Average – Good
Price Fitted: £12k+
Supply Only: Available

Designer Training: Yes
Designer Qualifications: No
Designer Status: Employed with commission
Commission rate: (estimated) 2-5%

Magnet Kitchens Reviews and Ratings:

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Rating: 2.6/5 (198 votes cast)


Tesco Kitchens Reviews

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Rating: 3.7/5 (326 votes cast)

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IMPORTANT NOTICE: TESCO KITCHENS ARE NO LONGER TRADING.

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Tesco Kitchens Contact Details:

Tesco Kitchens Website: TescoKitchens.com

Tesco Kitchens / Mark Two,

Bury Industrial Estate, Bury Road,
Bolton,
Lancashire,
BL2 6AZ

General Enquiries: 0845 8630 821

About Tesco Kitchens

 
Tesco Kitchens offer a fully fitted kitchen service from design
through to installation. Their website is easy to use and gives you
the choice to browse by colour, range and style.

Their cabinets are guaranteed for 25 or 15 years depending on the
range and are all 18mm. The ranges are split between ‘Value’ and
‘Designer’ kitchens, so there is something to suit all budgets. Ranges
include traditional, modern, shaker, country, small, farmhouse and
several other styles.

A bonus of buying a Tesco Kitchen is that you can receive Clubcard
points, relevant to the size of the purchase

Tesco Kitchens Stats

Market Position: DIY-Middle Market
Kitchen Unit Quality: Good – Very Good
Price Fitted: £5k+
Supply Only: Available

Designer Training: Yes
Designer Qualifications: Yes
Designer Status: Self Employed
Commission rate: (estimated) 6%

Note: Tesco Kitchens are not made or sold by Tesco – they are marketed and supplied under license by Mark Two Distributors Limited

Tesco Kitchens Reviews and ratings:

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Rating: 3.7/5 (326 votes cast)


John Lewis Kitchens Reviews

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Rating: 4.1/5 (250 votes cast)

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John Lewis Kitchens Contact Details:

John Lewis Kitchens Website: JohnLewis.com

John Lewis Partnership,

Partnership House,
Carlisle Place,
London,
SW1P 1BX

General Enquiries: 08456 049 049

About John Lewis Kitchens

 
John Lewis offer a wide range of kitchens with lots of style and budget options, from cool and contemporary to the now classic Shaker looks. All John Lewis kitchens ranges offer quality constructions and exceptional attention to detail, to ensure a long lasting kitchen that leaves customers fully satisfied.

Within store Partners are happy to talk to you in more detail about the services they offer, your requirements and your budget. They can advise you on every aspect of your new kitchen, from sinks and worktops to lighting and electrical appliances.

Soft-close drawers and doors come as standard, with drawers extening fully for easy access. Drawer and door fronts are detachable for cleaning.

John Lewis have been Kitchen Units 101 Best Buy Kitchen and Best Service Provider winners 2011, 2012 and 2013

Market Position: Mid Market – High End
Kitchen Unit Quality: Good – Excellent
Price Fitted: £15k+
Supply Only: Available

Designer Training: Yes, Extensive and continuous
Designer Qualifications: Yes
Designer Status: Employed with bonuses
Commission rate: N/A

John Lewis Kitchens Reviews and Ratings:

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Rating: 4.1/5 (250 votes cast)


Screwfix Kitchens Reviews

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Rating: 3.7/5 (138 votes cast)

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Screwfix Kitchens Contact Details:

Screwfix Kitchens Website: screwfix.com

Screwfix Kitchens,

Trade House, Mead Avenue
Houndstone Business Park,
Yeovil,
BA22 8RT

General Enquiries: 0500 41 41 41

About Screwfix Kitchens

Screwfix Kitchens are sold through the Screwfix catalogue and on the Screwfix website. Screwfix are part of the Kingfisher group, who own other DIY giants such as B&Q.

Screwfix initially provided a comprehensive mail order service for builders and semi-professional DIYers offering free next day delivery – and following massive expansion, they opened a number of trade outlets allowing customers to order and pick up stock immediately.

Concentrating principally on fast moving consumables, Screwfix began to add larger items to their catalogue, including kitchens.

Screwfix kitchens are delivered direct from the supplier (PJH group – see Prima Kitchens) and are therefore not available as next day delivery stock. They are subject to a minimum order quantity (currently £500) and so it’s important when placing an order that nothing is left out.

Available both as flatpack and preassembled Screwfix kitchens come in a good selection of finishes and fronts, with optional colour matched interior cabinetry – although cabinet sizes are limited in range.

Screwfix Kitchens were our 2012 Best Budget Buy winners

Screwfix Stats

Market Position: DIY
Kitchen Unit Quality: good – very good
Price Fitted: N/A
Supply Only: yes – mail/web/phone order only

Designer Training: N/A
Designer Qualifications: N/A
Designer Status: N/A
Commission rate: N/A

Screwfix Kitchens Reviews and Ratings:

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Rating: 3.7/5 (138 votes cast)


Wren Kitchens Reviews

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Rating: 2.4/5 (507 votes cast)

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Wren Kitchens Contact Details:

Wren Kitchens Website: WrenKitchens.com

Wren Kitchens Ltd,

Ferry Road, Howden,
Goole,
North Humberside,
DN14 7UW

General Enquiries: 0845 404 1000

About Wren Kitchens

Wren is Britain’s fastest growing kitchen company – one of Britain’s retail success stories, with a phenomenal record of growth and a roll out of new stores that has seen them become a market sector leader in a relatively short space of time.

Wren Kitchens supply fully assembled quality kitchen cabinets at flat pack prices. Fully built kitchen units mean considerably fewer boxes than flat pack kitchens and no missing parts, with each cabinet being built to order. It also speeds up the construction time of a kitchen project meaning your kitchen is completed quicker with less disruption in your home.

The name Wren Kitchens may be new, but the team who bring you Wren Kitchens have been leading the way in kitchen manufacturing in the UK and US for 35 years.

Wren Kitchen Stats

Market Position: Mid Market
Kitchen Unit Quality: good
Price Fitted: from £4000
Supply Only: yes

Designer Training: yes
Designer Qualifications: no
Designer Status: employed with bonuses
Commission rate: n/a

Wren Kitchens Reviews and Ratings

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Rating: 2.4/5 (507 votes cast)