The Best Kitchen Companies For All Budgets

A new kitchen might be one of the biggest investments you make in your home – which is why you want to make sure it’s worth the money, built to last and practical, as well as stylish. To help narrow the search, here are some of our favourite brands, whatever your budget…

UNDER £10,000

Reform 

Reform collaborates with internationally acclaimed architects and designers to create modern kitchen spaces which are both accessible and adaptable. The result is beautiful designs but with a reasonable price tag. Think sleek, minimalist modular systems made from high-quality materials in a range of styles and finishes.  

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Howdens 

Despite being something of a household name, Howdens is a little bit different given its business model sees them sell exclusively to trade. As a normal consumer, you’ll need to find a builder or professional who can order and install your kitchen for you. Assuming that’s in place, you’ll have over 75 kitchen styles to choose from, including shaker, slab, integrated and handle-free.

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BRITISH STANDARD; @SHNORDIC; @LOUISEROEHOME

British Standard  

Two decades after successfully establishing Plain English as one of the most respected kitchen companies in the world, Katie Fontana and Tony Niblock launched British Standard to satisfy growing demand for affordable cupboards that could work in any room. Expect the timeless, pared-back style of Plain English reimagined in a new kitchen range that includes wall and floor cupboards, generously proportioned, solid wooden drawers and open shelves.

Visit BritishStandardCupboards.co.uk

Ikea  

The go-to supplier for budget-friendly homeware, Ikea's Scandinavian credentials – namely good quality and trend-led design – extends to its kitchen range. From minimalist modern to Shaker-style traditional, their designs are always fresh and contemporary in feel. There are in-house experts and installers on hand to help to create and build your dream kitchen, but the best place to start is with the free online planning service.

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Wren 

Divided into modern, shaker and traditional, Wren's kitchen range ticks most of the design boxes. With plenty of unit sizes and special features to choose from, there are statement-making designs and elegant period options, all in classic colours. From flat packed to fully assembled, and even bespoke build, there's plenty available, whatever you plan to spend.

Visit WrenKitchens.com

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BETWEEN £10-25,000

Pluck  

Pluck’s aesthetic is ‘clutter free’, allowing clean lines, colours and materials to speak for themselves. Their designs aren’t about gadgets, fads or fuss, but about creating simple, practical and beautiful spaces. Forget any ideas of a standard fitted kitchen: each element of a Pluck kitchen is individual – so rather than letting the range of cabinets dictate the layout of the kitchen, the designers will tailor the kitchen furniture to suit your space.

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DEVOL

Devol  

Founded in 1989 by Philip deVeries and Paul O’Leary, deVOL’s bespoke kitchen ranges evoke many of the classic design periods, where function inspired beauty. The Real Shaker Kitchen, The Classic English Kitchen, The Sebastian Cox Kitchen and The Haberdasher's Kitchen all encompass these timeless styles, with handcrafted furniture, tiles and paints, all of which are totally irresistible.

Visit DevolKitchens.co.uk

Naked Kitchens  

Norfolk-based Naked Kitchens design classic and contemporary bespoke kitchens, supplying architects, interior designers and private clients directly. Most are made using solid oak frames and doors, and oak veneered birch ply cabinetry, which then painted to give everything an exceptionally smooth and sleek finish. Alternatively, you can opt to leave the wood exposed or lacquered.

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Neptune Kitchens  

Neptune’s in-house design team start by listening to everything you want from your kitchen and work with you to deliver it. With four styles of cabinetry, there’s something for every taste, from traditional Chichester through to contemporary Limehouse. From there, you can add a touch of your own personality with paint colours, work surfaces and handles to create a truly bespoke result.

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OVER £25,000

Sola  

Sola makes Scandinavian kitchens in local workshops in Sweden and Denmark, offering designs in both classic and contemporary styles. Whether you dream of sleek lines, a family hub, or a rustic space, there are a plenty of choices. From conception to completion, the experienced team, including highly skilled installers, will ensure your project is both beautiful and functional.

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202 Design 

202 Design has been around for more than 20 years, and a quick browse through its portfolio will leave you feeling inspired about your kitchen revamp. Combining traditional furniture production methods with a turn-key design, manufacture and installation process, expect to find beautiful reeded glass cabinets, dark stained solid finishes, and worktops with unusual profiles among the selection.

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BLAKES LONDON; @82MMPHOTOGRAPHY

Blakes London 

From shaker to panelling and everything in between, Blakes London has it all – specifically, sought-after designs which combine modern living, practicality and high-quality manufacturing with inimitable style. Founder Jamie Blake has created a dynamic client-focused design and manufacture studio, too, staffed by people who, like him, specialise in both interior design and bespoke joinery. Guided by an underlying ‘purpose over profit’ principle, he incorporates surrounding accents, such as flooring, natural light, colours and textures, to design a beautifully crafted, fresh and exciting kitchens.

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Espresso  

The Espresso team combine the latest technology and materials with stunning designs from leading European manufacturers to create unique and contemporary kitchens. Experts in leading clients through the complex process of building and renovating, the team draws on 25 years of practical experience to create beautiful kitchens. For sleek contemporary design, this is a must-visit at the Design Centre Chelsea Harbour showroom.

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Humphrey Munson  

Founder Peter Humphrey’s grandfather was a master cabinet maker in the 1800s in the east end of London. Today, the company takes an innovative approach to the traditional design and manufacture process, drawing on its own heritage to influence the latest designs and craftsmanship.

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HUMPHREY MUNSON
HERRINGBONE KITCHENS

Herringbone Kitchens  

Herringbone Kitchens designs bespoke spaces from their studio in Canterbury, Kent. The team work closely with clients to create a custom kitchen that works with your lifestyle, while the various styles range from very traditional to art deco and modern. The team of accomplished designers, joiners and fitters will work with you to create a kitchen that perfectly suits your home. 

Visit HerringboneKitchens.com

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