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High Quality Kitchen Design

06 - March 2015

State of the art appliances and shiny worktops get all the attention, but the real star in any kitchen is the cabinetry and design.

Quality kitchen cabinets are made like good furniture, but it's the features you may not see immediately that ultimately determine how well your next set of cabinets will survive in a busy, working kitchen.


All Great British Interiors carcasses are made with state of the art Egger Board which has a high static load and is used in high quality furniture. All carcasses are glued, dowelled and screwed making them extremely durable and ensuring they will last for a long time.


Hardwood, dovetail joints inside the drawers are standard at Great British Interiors. These joints use interlocking wedge-shaped elements called tails and pins to connect two pieces of wood. These joints resist forces applied to them as well as having a decorative quality. It is rare for such joints to break even under frequent, stressful situations.

Our drawers have a wooden bottom, slotted in grooves and not just pinned like some cheaper drawers on the market which have a high chance of failing. Unlike these cheaper imitations, all of our drawers are fitted with fully extendable, soft close 40kg or 60kg runners depending on the size.


Strong shelves are essential because cheaper, weaker shelves can bow under pressure. We use 19mm or 22mm thick shelves as standard which are strong and have the ability withstand the rigours of day-to-day kitchen life. Our larders and Chef’s Pantry’s have a 50mm solid oak front edge to stop them bowing under weight.

Kitchen Showrooms are normally in excellent condition because they are usually not very old, they have not been used very much and therefore tend to look perfect. In our showroom in Kent we have a Kitchen display that is used as an everyday kitchen which was installed over 5 years ago and still looks amazing. This, we believe is testament to the quality of our workmanship and the materials used to build all of the kitchens at Great British interiors.

High Quality Kitchen Design & Build – Getting it Right, Every Time

The key to any successful kitchen design is to work with an experienced design and build team that you can trust. We are proud to say that we are one of the leading kitchen design and build companies in the region with years of experience backed up by a long serving team who are passionate about their craftsmanship, the kitchens we build and the service we offer.

Just read the testimonials or the many original letters in our showroom to see how happy our clients are.

You can see many designs on our website and visit our showrooms to feel the robust construction, attention to detail and craftsmanship in every one of our kitchens.

You can also talk to one of our resident designers who will work with you to produce a design for your new kitchen that will not only match your requirements but exceed your expectations.

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