More than bespoke kitchens – entire inspired interiors

Monday, December 19th, 2016

You know about our hand-crafted kitchens, but did you know that we also design, create and install beautiful furniture in any room of the house?

No, it’s true! This includes: Pantries, laundry rooms, boot rooms,studies, bathrooms, libraries, sculleries, snooker rooms and bars.

 

Why simply transform one room when we can change the look, feel and flow of a home with high quality, consistently chic handmade and hand-crafted furniture and interiors.

Here are just a few examples of our bespoke washroom units – from understated and functional to luxuriously stylish.

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Ask us for more information, and let us build more than a bespoke kitchen – let us create an atmosphere, and forge a home.

What We Offer

Handmade kitchens
Solid wood kitchens
Shaker kitchens
Farmhouse style kitchens
Country kitchens
Traditional kitchens
Kitchen furniture
Laundry rooms
Kitchens for period properties
Victorian kitchens
Georgian kitchens
Kitchens for new builds
Unique interiors
Fitted kitchen furniture
Home libraries
Study furniture
Office furniture
Bars
Custom washstands
Boot rooms
Utility rooms
Snooker rooms

 

Thank you for choosing us

 

With everyone on the cusp of Christmas, we wanted to offer a sincere ‘thank you’ from the team at Hill Farm for choosing us to create your ideal interior. As a family-run company it means the world to us to have such a loyal and discerning customer base. Merry Christmas and a happy New Year, from us to you!

A new brochure, a refreshed ideal

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

After the Burghley Horse Trials we always leave with a refreshed sense of perspective and a wealth of new enquiries from discerning customers (just like you)!

 

This year, we made a few choice improvements to our usual mobile showroom – namely, new units and paint options and a wider variety of material options than ever before. As you may know, we are renowned for using only the highest quality solid wood throughout in our kitchens, but now to add an extra element of choice to your bespoke kitchen, we can now also create kitchens in a durable, veneered MDF that holds all the core benefits of solid wood, but with the added bonus of withstanding warpage and being more cost effective.

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Download our 2016 new and improved brochure and see what we have to offer  – we’re proud to offer more choice than ever before, all hand-crafted and hand-fitted by our team of experts.

 

Made to measure, crafted just for you - from concept to completion

Made to measure, crafted just for you – from concept to completion

Visit www.hillfarmfurniture.co.uk, and get in touch.

A big venture into the big smoke

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

We’ve been creating beautiful bespoke kitchens for nearly 30 years. As we’ve refined our craft and expanded our offering, our customer base has grown organically too.

 

That’s why, after a number of successful installations in London, we are now proud to offer our stunning Georgian, Victorian and contemporary kitchens across the capital.

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After being featured in national publications (such as the revered Aga Living) and Channel 4’s ‘Building The Dream’, we’re genuinely thrilled to be able to bring our hand-crafted, hand finished bespoke kitchens, freestanding furniture and interiors to the big smoke.

 

As well as Leceistershire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Derbyshire and Rutland, we’re now happy to take enquiries from: Islington, City, Tower Hamlets, Southwark, Lambeth, Hackney, Lewisham, Greenwich, Bexley, Newham, Barking and Dagenham, Redbridge, Havering, Haringey, Waltham Forest, Enfield, Barnet, Camden, Westminster, Kensington & Chelsea, Hammersmith & Fulham, Wandsworth, Merton, Sutton, Croydon, Bromley, Kingston Upon Thames, Richmond Upon Thames, Hounslow, Ealing, Hillingdon, Harrow and Brent.

 

For more information about this exciting venture or to enquire about your own bespoke kitchen with Hill Farm, visit www.hillfarmfurniture.co.uk

‘Building The Dream’ – Hill Farm on Channel 4

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

Did you spot us on the small screen this week?

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Our Georgian-inspired bespoke kitchen was featured on Channel 4’s ‘Building The Dream’ – with a lovely cameo from our friend Di Ablewhite discussing how to perfectly marry contemporary styling with classic period features, something our minimalist design accentuates with vigour.

If you missed it, watch Duncan and Susan Marshall chat to Di and use her stunning family home as inspiration for their very own project. Di’s keen eye and attention to detail was able to bridge the gap between contemporary and classic, with some can often see as too disimilar to work; however by working with proper proportions and a clean, crisp white look styled with decorative accessories, Di has created a perfect fusion of the two – with a little help from our bespoke kitchen!

If you missed it, watch the episode now at http://www.channel4.com/…/building-the-…/on-demand/57257-012

For more information about the project, read the case study at http://www.hillfarmfurniture.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/HILL-FARM-Starring-Role.pdf

Ex-display items and freestanding furniture for sale

Monday, July 13th, 2015

As you might know, we’re currently giving our showroom something of a revamp. While we lovingly saw, sand and paint our new and improved showroom until it’s ready (no peeking!), we’re offering you some of our signature pieces …

We have a small but exquisite collection of ex-display units and islands for sale that have long been staples of our showroom, including:

  • A warm English Oak chimney surround, £1500 plus vat
  • A white island, painted in Zoffany ‘Alabaster’ and with a built-in NEFF dishwasher, pull-out four bin system, French farmhouse sink and a Perrin & Rowe mixer tap, £6000 plus vat
  • A stunning drinks unit, painted in Farrow & Ball ‘Hague Blue’ and featuring a NEFF coffee machine, integrated fridge and compact dishwasher. £6000 plus vat

 

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For more information on the units, including dimension and price, visit www.hillfarmfurniture.co.uk/latest-offers/ or call us to discuss colours, attributes, payment terms and delivery, and to ask any questions about the furniture.

Victorian Glasshouses: From derelict to delightful

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

As well as creating beautiful bespoke kitchens in a range of styles, we also offer careful restorations and reproductions of Victorian glasshouses, including lean-to, 3/4 span or full span on a supply-only basis. 

Mike Ashwin, our director, explains how we lovingly restore glasshouses, transforming them from a derelict casing to a delightful showcase in Victorian ingenuity and contemporary craftsmanship.

“On the grounds of a Victorian property in Leicestershire in the late 1990s, held together (quite literally) but three grapevines, was a derelict  ‘Forster & Pearson’ Vinery. We had just installed one of our hand-built kitchens when we were asked if we could restore the ailing building. We arranged a price, and work commenced.

We ‘dipped our toe’, as it were, a little deeper last year at the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials and were surprised when our modest display secured two projects: one a magnificent group of glasshouses stretching over 171 feet.

Concerned about maintenance? Don’t be.

Our research over the years into producing these restorations has shown that many people are, understandable, concerned about maintenance, but technology has moved on. My own glasshouse, built partly as an experiment, is now in its eighth year and the paint shows no signs of a breakdown. A good clean with sugar soap at the end of each season seems to be sufficient to maintain its condition.

Faithfully reproduced

Each part of the glasshouse is faithfully reproduced in our workshops from Scandinavian Redwood, using the original timber as a template. We have a comprehensive range of cutters for making glazing bars, cills and door mouldings, enabling us to create perfect replicas of the original parts.

The components are then put together in our paint shop and given a full system of the very best coatings available, before erection on site.

The essence, in my opinion, of replicating these buildings lies in the interior ironwork. ‘Big boys toys’ as the late John Nelson (Lost Gardens of Heligan) called them! Venting tackle that can open 20 feet of front lights with one handle, likewise counter balanced 20 foot roof lights, once again opened by one handle. All a testimony to Victorian ingenuity. Where originals are not available, faithful castings from original parts are commissioned.

The feeling of walking into one of these derelict structures takes one straight back to the Victorian/Edwardian era in which they were originally created.

To be able to recreate these magnificent glasshouses is a great privilege and we are pleased to be able to offer the same attention to detail on a newly-built project as we would on a restoration. We attend to all aspects of the woodwork and glazing, site fitting to existing walls, or in case of a new build, to pre-constructed bases.

Brickwork can be undertaken by us, however, all groundworks and concreting, etc, would need to be done prior.”

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Thinking of choosing Hill Farm Furniture to bring your classic glasshouse back to life? Don’t take our word for it; let our timeless craftsmanship do the talking…

We’re now blogging!

Thursday, April 9th, 2015
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Welcome to the Hill Farm Furniture blog, which we’ll be updating with regular posts focusing on everything from our latest and most impressive installations and kitchen design trends  to advice on how to create your perfect kitchen and which materials work best in a set space.

For those of you who don’t know us, meet the team!

Jo, Chris and Mike (that’s us) run Hill Farm Furniture, which is a family owned and run business.

 

 

This essentially means two things:

1) We operate on a policy of open honesty and trust. We always go the extra mile to offer our input, advice and observations to each one of our valued clients and often our clients choose to look at their kitchen design from a different perspective, adopting some of our helpful hints and tips to maximise useable space and functionality.

2) We work in a relaxed but productive atmosphere, which ensures care and precision goes into absolutely everything we do. Even our kitchen plans are lovingly sketched by Mike to give you not just a conceptual design for your dream kitchen, but also a unique souvenir which people have been known to frame!

 

Check in with us for regular updates about our latest installations and, in the coming weeks, the opening of our brand new showroom!

Or if you prefer something a little more visual, follow us on Houzz for pictureboards of all our latest projects.

http://www.houzz.com/uk/pro/joashwin/hill-farm-furniture-ltd

 

 

– Love Jo, Chris and Mike x

 

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