Kitchen retailer Kutchenhaus has relocated its store in Orpington as it looks to build on its two years of success in the area.
The new store outside the Walnuts Shopping Centre in Bromley will replace the previous showroom that was inside. Opening its doors at the end of December, it will serve customers across Kent.
Boasting 2,100 square foot of retail space, the Orpington store employs three members of staff in customer services and kitchen design. The shop is co-owned by Lily Harrison and Charlotte Scofield, who have over 20 years’ combined experience in award-winning kitchen design.
Due to the growth and success the business has seen, Lily and Charlotte have employed a full time design consultant, Merken Djevdet who has successfully worked in the kitchen industry for several years and will bring outstanding customer service.
The new showroom will harness the latest technology to provide virtual appointments and use online 3D planning and design tools to create kitchens remotely for customers during the current lockdown.
It has taken six weeks to completely transform the space to Kutchenhaus’ high-quality standards. The new store has seen updates that provide new kitchen displays of the best-selling ranges along with the latest trends which enhances the shopping experience for customers.
Kutchenhaus (www.kutchenhaus.co.uk) is owned by Nobilia, Europe’s largest kitchen manufacturer, providing stylish, German-designed ranges at the lowest possible price, without compromising on quality. Customers in Orpington have the added peace of mind that kitchens they order now will be delivered on time, with minimal disruption currently being experienced to the firm’s supply chain and manufacturing process in Germany.
Lily Harrison, co-owner of Kutchenhaus in Orpington, commented on the relocation: “The team is incredibly excited to have opened the new store in Orpington and are looking forward to welcoming the community once current restrictions are lifted. When the opportunity arose for a location with larger footfall and better accessibility nearby to our previous store, we couldn’t turn it down.
“The location of Orpington in general has broad appeal, with excellent schools, good quality housing and great transport links into both the city and Kent. The town centre enjoys continued investment and there are some exciting major developments on the horizon so we are excited to have committed our future here.”
Sean Ford, national head of sales and operations for Kutchenhaus, said: “Kutchenhaus is on an ambitious growth path over the next few years, however being in the grip of a global pandemic has certainly presented some challenges and even positively altered the way we do business in some cases. It is therefore very rewarding that Charlotte, Lily and the team are able to relocate and open their new store in Orpington, offering local customers the opportunity to plan and design their dream kitchen.
“We are very excited to be part of the new showroom opening in Orpington, a community we believe is in a good vibrant location and is connected well to the surrounding areas. We wish the team all the best and can’t wait to see their future success.”