Mark

Head of Design & Sales

Mark is an experienced designer and first worked with our furniture range over seventeen years ago. Mark joined The Kitchen Store as Design Consultant, progressing via Senior Designer, Design Manager and Store Manager to his current position as Head of Design and Sales.

 

“My main responsibility is to meet customers, design kitchens and build strong relationships. I’m passionate about our team’s customer focus – getting results for customers and ensuring we take the stress out of the buying process wherever we can.”

-

Catherine

Store Manager

Catherine joined The Kitchen Store after graduating from the University of Brighton with a BAHons degree in Interior Architecture. Starting as Designer, Cat progressed to Senior Design Specialist then on to Manager of our Horsham store. Cat work’s closely with customers to achieve the ideal design for their new kitchen and project manages the whole process from initial design concept through to installation.

 

“I’m passionate about developing relationships with customers to find creative ways to achieve their perfect kitchen design, then seeing it through to completion.”

 

Jan

Director

Jan joined the The Kitchen Store in April 2006 is responsible for our Brighton and Hove store.  He works with many customers on their kitchen projects nearby and further afield.  He is known for challenging customers to think practically about how they will use their kitchen.  This has delivered some amazing projects which look great but also super functional.

 

“We’ve got a great team and I love the fact that you create something that people are going to use for many years to come.”

 

Kevin

Senior Design Specialist

Kevin is a familiar face at our Brighton & Hove store where he joined as part of the founding team. A Senior Design Specialist, Kevin works with customers on a range of projects large and small designing kitchens for homes throughout Sussex.

 

“I’m very proud that one of my designs is featured in our promotional materials and as an advert in Portfolio magazine.” Outside of The Kitchen Store, Kevin is renovating his first home from start to finish. “My design skills have certainly proved very valuable and I’ve also designed and installed my own kitchen.”

Neil

Design Specialist

Neil has a wealth of kitchen design experience with both British and German products.  Always a smile on his face Neil loves design and is known for his creative use of products to create amazing modern kitchens.

Kerry

Design Specialist

Kerry is part of our close-knit Horsham design team.  She works with customers throughout Sussex developing their kitchen designs and managing them through to completion.

 

“I’m passionate about design and working with my customers to create their perfect space”

Martin

Designer, New Developments

Martin manages our Manhattan48 service for tradespeople and professionals. He handles the process from start to finish, through design, sales, order management, delivery management and ensuring repeat custom. Prior to The Kitchen Store Martin worked in construction.

 

“I’m passionate about developing Manhattan48 into a successful and sustainable business catering for independent traders across the country.”

Zach

Kitchen Designer

Zach joined The Kitchen Store as our first apprentice. Since completing his apprenticeship he is now a Designer working in our Lancing and  Horsham stores. Zach works directly with customers in the store, draws plans and quotes their designs.

 

Outside of The Kitchen Store, Zach plays for his local football team and enjoys being a team player. “I am extremely grateful for the opportunity to continue learning new skills with The Kitchen Store.”

Haley

Senior Designer, Parts & Additions

Haley joined The Kitchen Store as a Product Advisor in 2007.  After years of building her product knowledge she is an expert on Paula Rosa Manhattan products past and present. As the senior team member in The Kitchen Store Direct team she helps customers throughout the country add to their existing Paula Rosa Manhattan kitchens.

 

“Over the years I’ve continued to build up my product knowledge and have learned how to design, deal with trade customers and train other staff members, I enjoy working as part of a supportive team, and am passionate about the growth of The Kitchen Store.”

Shelley

Designer, Parts & Additions

Jason

Head of Operations

Jason is responsible for all activities relating to delivery of service to our customers and is passionate about the high level of customer service that is offered by all members of the team. Prior to The Kitchen Store, Jason worked at Manhattan Furniture for over 16 years, where he first worked with Alan our MD, before progressing through the business to Group Sales Support Manager.

“Everybody at The Kitchen Store genuinely wants everything to run smoothly, and they’re always willing to go the extra mile in order to keep our customers happy.”

Sian

Senior Projects Coordinator

Sian is the Senior Projects Coordinator for our Lancing & Hove stores and manages all our customers orders, our installers and stone masons to bring kitchens to life.

 

 

 

Jess

Projects Coordinator

Maria

Senior Administrator

Maria was parting of our founding team back in 2004. As Senior Administrator she aids our designers by raising orders, informing customers of deliveries, taking payments, checking quality and general admin. Maria has worked in the kitchen industry for over 20 years – including time at both Manhattan Furniture and Paula Rosa – so it comes as no surprise that she knows our Paula Rosa Manhattan kitchens like no one else.

 

“I’m passionate about the great team that I work with and the social events that we enjoy together, Oh, and the delivery of the fruit box on a Monday morning!”

Kate

Finance Coordinator

Kate is responsible for the day-to-day running of our finance team. Since joining the Company Kate’s proud to have achieved a diploma in AAT accountancy and survived two year-ends!

 

“I love working within the team and knowing my colleagues are happy to come to me with any account queries.”

Alan

Director

Alan founded our Company in 2004 and has spent his career in and around interiors and buildings. Alan leads the business and is still very much involved in all areas from product development, kitchen design, working with our partners and customers and developing our new stores.  Prior to The Kitchen Store he was a director of our supplier Paula Rosa Manhattan (then Manhattan Furniture).

Alan is a previous Sussex Boss of the Year and Sussex Entrepreneur of the Year.

 

“The Kitchen Store has grown through recommendation and it really matters to us that we get every kitchen right.  Our Investors in People Gold award sums up what we’re all about – a great team who care about their customers and each other.”

Dave

Installer (FIRA Gold accredited)

Dave is our longest-serving installer and has been fitting kitchens throughout Sussex for over 20 years. Dave’s attention to detail when installing kitchens is second to none. He goes the extra mile to ensure kitchens are fitted to our exacting standards. His kitchen workmanship was last independently assessed in January 2017 where he was awarded Gold by our testing body, FIRA.

 

“We were very impressed by the professionalism and courtesy shown to us by both Dave and Dan (the plasterer).  They both kept us informed as to the progress throughout and went the “extra mile” in making sure that we were happy.”

Jake

Installer (FIRA Gold accredited)

Harry

Installer (FIRA Gold accredited)

Harry is part of our installation team and works for customers throughout Sussex with his apprentice (and brother!) Rob. His kitchen workmanship was last independently assessed in January 2017 where he was awarded Gold by our testing body, FIRA.

 

“Everyone has been helpful and professional, with no fuss or mess. I think it was left cleaner than before they started! Harry and the stonemasons have worked to a very high standard. Thank you.”

Marc

Installer (FIRA Gold accredited)

Marc is part of our installation team and works for customers throughout Sussex. His kitchen workmanship was last independently assessed in January 2017 where he was awarded Gold by our testing body, FIRA.

We wanted to thank you for the excellent kitchen you installed at our home.  Cat’s organisation and regular communication was excellent, and Marc the lead fitter was superb, always on time, courteous and the quality of his work is very high.  We are very pleased, many thanks.

Mark

Head of Design & Sales

Mark is an experienced designer and first worked with our furniture range over seventeen years ago. Mark joined The Kitchen Store as Design Consultant, progressing via Senior Designer, Design Manager and Store Manager to his current position as Head of Design and Sales.

 

“My main responsibility is to meet customers, design kitchens and build strong relationships. I’m passionate about our team’s customer focus – getting results for customers and ensuring we take the stress out of the buying process wherever we can.”

-

Catherine

Store Manager

Catherine joined The Kitchen Store after graduating from the University of Brighton with a BAHons degree in Interior Architecture. Starting as Designer, Cat progressed to Senior Design Specialist then on to Manager of our Horsham store. Cat work’s closely with customers to achieve the ideal design for their new kitchen and project manages the whole process from initial design concept through to installation.

 

“I’m passionate about developing relationships with customers to find creative ways to achieve their perfect kitchen design, then seeing it through to completion.”

 

Jan

Director

Jan joined the The Kitchen Store in April 2006 is responsible for our Brighton and Hove store.  He works with many customers on their kitchen projects nearby and further afield.  He is known for challenging customers to think practically about how they will use their kitchen.  This has delivered some amazing projects which look great but also super functional.

 

“We’ve got a great team and I love the fact that you create something that people are going to use for many years to come.”

 

Kevin

Senior Design Specialist

Kevin is a familiar face at our Brighton & Hove store where he joined as part of the founding team. A Senior Design Specialist, Kevin works with customers on a range of projects large and small designing kitchens for homes throughout Sussex.

 

“I’m very proud that one of my designs is featured in our promotional materials and as an advert in Portfolio magazine.” Outside of The Kitchen Store, Kevin is renovating his first home from start to finish. “My design skills have certainly proved very valuable and I’ve also designed and installed my own kitchen.”

Neil

Design Specialist

Neil has a wealth of kitchen design experience with both British and German products.  Always a smile on his face Neil loves design and is known for his creative use of products to create amazing modern kitchens.

Kerry

Design Specialist

Kerry is part of our close-knit Horsham design team.  She works with customers throughout Sussex developing their kitchen designs and managing them through to completion.

 

“I’m passionate about design and working with my customers to create their perfect space”

Martin

Designer, New Developments

Martin manages our Manhattan48 service for tradespeople and professionals. He handles the process from start to finish, through design, sales, order management, delivery management and ensuring repeat custom. Prior to The Kitchen Store Martin worked in construction.

 

“I’m passionate about developing Manhattan48 into a successful and sustainable business catering for independent traders across the country.”

Zach

Kitchen Designer

Zach joined The Kitchen Store as our first apprentice. Since completing his apprenticeship he is now a Designer working in our Lancing and  Horsham stores. Zach works directly with customers in the store, draws plans and quotes their designs.

 

Outside of The Kitchen Store, Zach plays for his local football team and enjoys being a team player. “I am extremely grateful for the opportunity to continue learning new skills with The Kitchen Store.”

Haley

Senior Designer, Parts & Additions

Haley joined The Kitchen Store as a Product Advisor in 2007.  After years of building her product knowledge she is an expert on Paula Rosa Manhattan products past and present. As the senior team member in The Kitchen Store Direct team she helps customers throughout the country add to their existing Paula Rosa Manhattan kitchens.

 

“Over the years I’ve continued to build up my product knowledge and have learned how to design, deal with trade customers and train other staff members, I enjoy working as part of a supportive team, and am passionate about the growth of The Kitchen Store.”

Shelley

Designer, Parts & Additions

Jason

Head of Operations

Jason is responsible for all activities relating to delivery of service to our customers and is passionate about the high level of customer service that is offered by all members of the team. Prior to The Kitchen Store, Jason worked at Manhattan Furniture for over 16 years, where he first worked with Alan our MD, before progressing through the business to Group Sales Support Manager.

“Everybody at The Kitchen Store genuinely wants everything to run smoothly, and they’re always willing to go the extra mile in order to keep our customers happy.”

Sian

Senior Projects Coordinator

Sian is the Senior Projects Coordinator for our Lancing & Hove stores and manages all our customers orders, our installers and stone masons to bring kitchens to life.

 

 

 

Jess

Projects Coordinator

Maria

Senior Administrator

Maria was parting of our founding team back in 2004. As Senior Administrator she aids our designers by raising orders, informing customers of deliveries, taking payments, checking quality and general admin. Maria has worked in the kitchen industry for over 20 years – including time at both Manhattan Furniture and Paula Rosa – so it comes as no surprise that she knows our Paula Rosa Manhattan kitchens like no one else.

 

“I’m passionate about the great team that I work with and the social events that we enjoy together, Oh, and the delivery of the fruit box on a Monday morning!”

Kate

Finance Coordinator

Kate is responsible for the day-to-day running of our finance team. Since joining the Company Kate’s proud to have achieved a diploma in AAT accountancy and survived two year-ends!

 

“I love working within the team and knowing my colleagues are happy to come to me with any account queries.”

Alan

Director

Alan founded our Company in 2004 and has spent his career in and around interiors and buildings. Alan leads the business and is still very much involved in all areas from product development, kitchen design, working with our partners and customers and developing our new stores.  Prior to The Kitchen Store he was a director of our supplier Paula Rosa Manhattan (then Manhattan Furniture).

Alan is a previous Sussex Boss of the Year and Sussex Entrepreneur of the Year.

 

“The Kitchen Store has grown through recommendation and it really matters to us that we get every kitchen right.  Our Investors in People Gold award sums up what we’re all about – a great team who care about their customers and each other.”

Dave

Installer (FIRA Gold accredited)

Dave is our longest-serving installer and has been fitting kitchens throughout Sussex for over 20 years. Dave’s attention to detail when installing kitchens is second to none. He goes the extra mile to ensure kitchens are fitted to our exacting standards. His kitchen workmanship was last independently assessed in January 2017 where he was awarded Gold by our testing body, FIRA.

 

“We were very impressed by the professionalism and courtesy shown to us by both Dave and Dan (the plasterer).  They both kept us informed as to the progress throughout and went the “extra mile” in making sure that we were happy.”

Jake

Installer (FIRA Gold accredited)

Harry

Installer (FIRA Gold accredited)

Harry is part of our installation team and works for customers throughout Sussex with his apprentice (and brother!) Rob. His kitchen workmanship was last independently assessed in January 2017 where he was awarded Gold by our testing body, FIRA.

 

“Everyone has been helpful and professional, with no fuss or mess. I think it was left cleaner than before they started! Harry and the stonemasons have worked to a very high standard. Thank you.”

Marc

Installer (FIRA Gold accredited)

Marc is part of our installation team and works for customers throughout Sussex. His kitchen workmanship was last independently assessed in January 2017 where he was awarded Gold by our testing body, FIRA.

We wanted to thank you for the excellent kitchen you installed at our home.  Cat’s organisation and regular communication was excellent, and Marc the lead fitter was superb, always on time, courteous and the quality of his work is very high.  We are very pleased, many thanks.

Mark

Head of Design & Sales

Mark is an experienced designer and first worked with our furniture range over seventeen years ago. Mark joined The Kitchen Store as Design Consultant, progressing via Senior Designer, Design Manager and Store Manager to his current position as Head of Design and Sales.

 

“My main responsibility is to meet customers, design kitchens and build strong relationships. I’m passionate about our team’s customer focus – getting results for customers and ensuring we take the stress out of the buying process wherever we can.”

-

Catherine

Store Manager

Catherine joined The Kitchen Store after graduating from the University of Brighton with a BAHons degree in Interior Architecture. Starting as Designer, Cat progressed to Senior Design Specialist then on to Manager of our Horsham store. Cat work’s closely with customers to achieve the ideal design for their new kitchen and project manages the whole process from initial design concept through to installation.

 

“I’m passionate about developing relationships with customers to find creative ways to achieve their perfect kitchen design, then seeing it through to completion.”

 

Jan

Director

Jan joined the The Kitchen Store in April 2006 is responsible for our Brighton and Hove store.  He works with many customers on their kitchen projects nearby and further afield.  He is known for challenging customers to think practically about how they will use their kitchen.  This has delivered some amazing projects which look great but also super functional.

 

“We’ve got a great team and I love the fact that you create something that people are going to use for many years to come.”

 

Kevin

Senior Design Specialist

Kevin is a familiar face at our Brighton & Hove store where he joined as part of the founding team. A Senior Design Specialist, Kevin works with customers on a range of projects large and small designing kitchens for homes throughout Sussex.

 

“I’m very proud that one of my designs is featured in our promotional materials and as an advert in Portfolio magazine.” Outside of The Kitchen Store, Kevin is renovating his first home from start to finish. “My design skills have certainly proved very valuable and I’ve also designed and installed my own kitchen.”

Neil

Design Specialist

Neil has a wealth of kitchen design experience with both British and German products.  Always a smile on his face Neil loves design and is known for his creative use of products to create amazing modern kitchens.

Kerry

Design Specialist

Kerry is part of our close-knit Horsham design team.  She works with customers throughout Sussex developing their kitchen designs and managing them through to completion.

 

“I’m passionate about design and working with my customers to create their perfect space”

Martin

Designer, New Developments

Martin manages our Manhattan48 service for tradespeople and professionals. He handles the process from start to finish, through design, sales, order management, delivery management and ensuring repeat custom. Prior to The Kitchen Store Martin worked in construction.

 

“I’m passionate about developing Manhattan48 into a successful and sustainable business catering for independent traders across the country.”

Zach

Kitchen Designer

Zach joined The Kitchen Store as our first apprentice. Since completing his apprenticeship he is now a Designer working in our Lancing and  Horsham stores. Zach works directly with customers in the store, draws plans and quotes their designs.

 

Outside of The Kitchen Store, Zach plays for his local football team and enjoys being a team player. “I am extremely grateful for the opportunity to continue learning new skills with The Kitchen Store.”

Haley

Senior Designer, Parts & Additions

Haley joined The Kitchen Store as a Product Advisor in 2007.  After years of building her product knowledge she is an expert on Paula Rosa Manhattan products past and present. As the senior team member in The Kitchen Store Direct team she helps customers throughout the country add to their existing Paula Rosa Manhattan kitchens.

 

“Over the years I’ve continued to build up my product knowledge and have learned how to design, deal with trade customers and train other staff members, I enjoy working as part of a supportive team, and am passionate about the growth of The Kitchen Store.”

Shelley

Designer, Parts & Additions

Jason

Head of Operations

Jason is responsible for all activities relating to delivery of service to our customers and is passionate about the high level of customer service that is offered by all members of the team. Prior to The Kitchen Store, Jason worked at Manhattan Furniture for over 16 years, where he first worked with Alan our MD, before progressing through the business to Group Sales Support Manager.

“Everybody at The Kitchen Store genuinely wants everything to run smoothly, and they’re always willing to go the extra mile in order to keep our customers happy.”

Sian

Senior Projects Coordinator

Sian is the Senior Projects Coordinator for our Lancing & Hove stores and manages all our customers orders, our installers and stone masons to bring kitchens to life.

 

 

 

Jess

Projects Coordinator

Maria

Senior Administrator

Maria was parting of our founding team back in 2004. As Senior Administrator she aids our designers by raising orders, informing customers of deliveries, taking payments, checking quality and general admin. Maria has worked in the kitchen industry for over 20 years – including time at both Manhattan Furniture and Paula Rosa – so it comes as no surprise that she knows our Paula Rosa Manhattan kitchens like no one else.

 

“I’m passionate about the great team that I work with and the social events that we enjoy together, Oh, and the delivery of the fruit box on a Monday morning!”

Kate

Finance Coordinator

Kate is responsible for the day-to-day running of our finance team. Since joining the Company Kate’s proud to have achieved a diploma in AAT accountancy and survived two year-ends!

 

“I love working within the team and knowing my colleagues are happy to come to me with any account queries.”

Alan

Director

Alan founded our Company in 2004 and has spent his career in and around interiors and buildings. Alan leads the business and is still very much involved in all areas from product development, kitchen design, working with our partners and customers and developing our new stores.  Prior to The Kitchen Store he was a director of our supplier Paula Rosa Manhattan (then Manhattan Furniture).

Alan is a previous Sussex Boss of the Year and Sussex Entrepreneur of the Year.

 

“The Kitchen Store has grown through recommendation and it really matters to us that we get every kitchen right.  Our Investors in People Gold award sums up what we’re all about – a great team who care about their customers and each other.”

Dave

Installer (FIRA Gold accredited)

Dave is our longest-serving installer and has been fitting kitchens throughout Sussex for over 20 years. Dave’s attention to detail when installing kitchens is second to none. He goes the extra mile to ensure kitchens are fitted to our exacting standards. His kitchen workmanship was last independently assessed in January 2017 where he was awarded Gold by our testing body, FIRA.

 

“We were very impressed by the professionalism and courtesy shown to us by both Dave and Dan (the plasterer).  They both kept us informed as to the progress throughout and went the “extra mile” in making sure that we were happy.”

Jake

Installer (FIRA Gold accredited)

Harry

Installer (FIRA Gold accredited)

Harry is part of our installation team and works for customers throughout Sussex with his apprentice (and brother!) Rob. His kitchen workmanship was last independently assessed in January 2017 where he was awarded Gold by our testing body, FIRA.

 

“Everyone has been helpful and professional, with no fuss or mess. I think it was left cleaner than before they started! Harry and the stonemasons have worked to a very high standard. Thank you.”

Marc

Installer (FIRA Gold accredited)

Marc is part of our installation team and works for customers throughout Sussex. His kitchen workmanship was last independently assessed in January 2017 where he was awarded Gold by our testing body, FIRA.

We wanted to thank you for the excellent kitchen you installed at our home.  Cat’s organisation and regular communication was excellent, and Marc the lead fitter was superb, always on time, courteous and the quality of his work is very high.  We are very pleased, many thanks.

Mark

Head of Design & Sales

Mark is an experienced designer and first worked with our furniture range over seventeen years ago. Mark joined The Kitchen Store as Design Consultant, progressing via Senior Designer, Design Manager and Store Manager to his current position as Head of Design and Sales.

 

“My main responsibility is to meet customers, design kitchens and build strong relationships. I’m passionate about our team’s customer focus – getting results for customers and ensuring we take the stress out of the buying process wherever we can.”

-

Catherine

Store Manager

Catherine joined The Kitchen Store after graduating from the University of Brighton with a BAHons degree in Interior Architecture. Starting as Designer, Cat progressed to Senior Design Specialist then on to Manager of our Horsham store. Cat work’s closely with customers to achieve the ideal design for their new kitchen and project manages the whole process from initial design concept through to installation.

 

“I’m passionate about developing relationships with customers to find creative ways to achieve their perfect kitchen design, then seeing it through to completion.”

 

Jan

Director

Jan joined the The Kitchen Store in April 2006 is responsible for our Brighton and Hove store.  He works with many customers on their kitchen projects nearby and further afield.  He is known for challenging customers to think practically about how they will use their kitchen.  This has delivered some amazing projects which look great but also super functional.

 

“We’ve got a great team and I love the fact that you create something that people are going to use for many years to come.”

 

Kevin

Senior Design Specialist

Kevin is a familiar face at our Brighton & Hove store where he joined as part of the founding team. A Senior Design Specialist, Kevin works with customers on a range of projects large and small designing kitchens for homes throughout Sussex.

 

“I’m very proud that one of my designs is featured in our promotional materials and as an advert in Portfolio magazine.” Outside of The Kitchen Store, Kevin is renovating his first home from start to finish. “My design skills have certainly proved very valuable and I’ve also designed and installed my own kitchen.”

Neil

Design Specialist

Neil has a wealth of kitchen design experience with both British and German products.  Always a smile on his face Neil loves design and is known for his creative use of products to create amazing modern kitchens.

Kerry

Design Specialist

Kerry is part of our close-knit Horsham design team.  She works with customers throughout Sussex developing their kitchen designs and managing them through to completion.

 

“I’m passionate about design and working with my customers to create their perfect space”

Martin

Designer, New Developments

Martin manages our Manhattan48 service for tradespeople and professionals. He handles the process from start to finish, through design, sales, order management, delivery management and ensuring repeat custom. Prior to The Kitchen Store Martin worked in construction.

 

“I’m passionate about developing Manhattan48 into a successful and sustainable business catering for independent traders across the country.”

Zach

Kitchen Designer

Zach joined The Kitchen Store as our first apprentice. Since completing his apprenticeship he is now a Designer working in our Lancing and  Horsham stores. Zach works directly with customers in the store, draws plans and quotes their designs.

 

Outside of The Kitchen Store, Zach plays for his local football team and enjoys being a team player. “I am extremely grateful for the opportunity to continue learning new skills with The Kitchen Store.”

Haley

Senior Designer, Parts & Additions

Haley joined The Kitchen Store as a Product Advisor in 2007.  After years of building her product knowledge she is an expert on Paula Rosa Manhattan products past and present. As the senior team member in The Kitchen Store Direct team she helps customers throughout the country add to their existing Paula Rosa Manhattan kitchens.

 

“Over the years I’ve continued to build up my product knowledge and have learned how to design, deal with trade customers and train other staff members, I enjoy working as part of a supportive team, and am passionate about the growth of The Kitchen Store.”

Shelley

Designer, Parts & Additions

Jason

Head of Operations

Jason is responsible for all activities relating to delivery of service to our customers and is passionate about the high level of customer service that is offered by all members of the team. Prior to The Kitchen Store, Jason worked at Manhattan Furniture for over 16 years, where he first worked with Alan our MD, before progressing through the business to Group Sales Support Manager.

“Everybody at The Kitchen Store genuinely wants everything to run smoothly, and they’re always willing to go the extra mile in order to keep our customers happy.”

Sian

Senior Projects Coordinator

Sian is the Senior Projects Coordinator for our Lancing & Hove stores and manages all our customers orders, our installers and stone masons to bring kitchens to life.

 

 

 

Jess

Projects Coordinator

Maria

Senior Administrator

Maria was parting of our founding team back in 2004. As Senior Administrator she aids our designers by raising orders, informing customers of deliveries, taking payments, checking quality and general admin. Maria has worked in the kitchen industry for over 20 years – including time at both Manhattan Furniture and Paula Rosa – so it comes as no surprise that she knows our Paula Rosa Manhattan kitchens like no one else.

 

“I’m passionate about the great team that I work with and the social events that we enjoy together, Oh, and the delivery of the fruit box on a Monday morning!”

Kate

Finance Coordinator

Kate is responsible for the day-to-day running of our finance team. Since joining the Company Kate’s proud to have achieved a diploma in AAT accountancy and survived two year-ends!

 

“I love working within the team and knowing my colleagues are happy to come to me with any account queries.”

Alan

Director

Alan founded our Company in 2004 and has spent his career in and around interiors and buildings. Alan leads the business and is still very much involved in all areas from product development, kitchen design, working with our partners and customers and developing our new stores.  Prior to The Kitchen Store he was a director of our supplier Paula Rosa Manhattan (then Manhattan Furniture).

Alan is a previous Sussex Boss of the Year and Sussex Entrepreneur of the Year.

 

“The Kitchen Store has grown through recommendation and it really matters to us that we get every kitchen right.  Our Investors in People Gold award sums up what we’re all about – a great team who care about their customers and each other.”

Dave

Installer (FIRA Gold accredited)

Dave is our longest-serving installer and has been fitting kitchens throughout Sussex for over 20 years. Dave’s attention to detail when installing kitchens is second to none. He goes the extra mile to ensure kitchens are fitted to our exacting standards. His kitchen workmanship was last independently assessed in January 2017 where he was awarded Gold by our testing body, FIRA.

 

“We were very impressed by the professionalism and courtesy shown to us by both Dave and Dan (the plasterer).  They both kept us informed as to the progress throughout and went the “extra mile” in making sure that we were happy.”

Jake

Installer (FIRA Gold accredited)

Harry

Installer (FIRA Gold accredited)

Harry is part of our installation team and works for customers throughout Sussex with his apprentice (and brother!) Rob. His kitchen workmanship was last independently assessed in January 2017 where he was awarded Gold by our testing body, FIRA.

 

“Everyone has been helpful and professional, with no fuss or mess. I think it was left cleaner than before they started! Harry and the stonemasons have worked to a very high standard. Thank you.”

Marc

Installer (FIRA Gold accredited)

Marc is part of our installation team and works for customers throughout Sussex. His kitchen workmanship was last independently assessed in January 2017 where he was awarded Gold by our testing body, FIRA.

We wanted to thank you for the excellent kitchen you installed at our home.  Cat’s organisation and regular communication was excellent, and Marc the lead fitter was superb, always on time, courteous and the quality of his work is very high.  We are very pleased, many thanks.

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New SPACE TOWER by Blum arrives

We really love the new SPACE TOWER larder unit from Blum.  It can be accessed with great ease, provides so much space for provisions and can be tailored to each customer’s individual requirements.  It’s capacity for storage is really impressive compared to many other options on the market (even compared to many pull out mechanisms) and items … Continue reading New SPACE TOWER by Blum arrives

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Posted on:10/12/2018 Posted by:The Kitchen Store Posted under:Stores, Kitchens

Lancing store reopens

After a long period of detailed renovation our Lancing store is has reopened. The building work literally stripped the old store back to the original railway lines which criss-cross the floor beneath the factory; a remnant of the factory’s first life as the vast Lancing Carriage Works serving the London to Brighton South Coast Railway in the … Continue reading Lancing store reopens

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Posted on:28/06/2018 Posted by:The Kitchen Store Posted under:Stores, News

Top marks from FIRA

The Kitchen Store is one of only thirteen UK installers to hold the Furniture Industry Research Association’s Gold Accreditation for the quality of our kitchen fitting. Every year we receive an annual audit which involves on-site inspections of live kitchen installations by FIRA, in our customers homes. They not only set exacting standards for our workmanship but … Continue reading Top marks from FIRA

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Posted on:16/03/2018 Posted by:The Kitchen Store Posted under:Installation, Kitchens, News

25 Beautiful Homes

Our customers wonderful renovation of their Victorian house in Brighton features in this months 25 Beautiful Homes magazine. Emily and Peter selected a handleless J groove door in a mix of matt painted graphite and dove grey finishes.  The worksurfaces were a white seamless acrylic. It was a great pleasure to work with Emily and … Continue reading 25 Beautiful Homes

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Posted on:26/01/2018 Posted by:The Kitchen Store Posted under:News
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