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Styling a Grey Kitchen

Styling a Grey Kitchen

When thinking about colour choice for your kitchen design, there’s a whole rainbow of shades to explore. From soft blues, to shimmering whites or even a mix of your favourite colours it can be tough to choose the best colour scheme for your space. While we could talk about all the different colours you could choose for your kitchen design,...

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Kitchen Cleaning Hacks for Summer

Kitchen Cleaning Hacks for Summer

We all want to stay tidy, especially in the kitchen. While kitchen cleaning is no one’s favourite thing to do, you can’t deny the satisfaction that comes from looking at a sparklingly clean room.  Plus, once it's clean, you can't deny how much you want to keep it that way.. While it’s technically called spring cleaning, summer can be a...

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Advantages of a Bespoke Kitchen Design

Advantages of a Bespoke Kitchen Design

A kitchen is really the heart of any home. Whether it’s grabbing that well-needed cup of tea to get you started during the day, making meals with friends or loved ones or hiding out during a party you don’t want to be at, you’re going to be spending a lot of time looking at those four walls for as long...

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Summer Recipes to Make in your Essex Kitchen

Summer Recipes to Make in your Essex Kitchen

As we reach the halfway point of the year, we can assume that the hotter weather is here to stay… for a few more weeks at least. As summer spreads its warm rays across the country, there’s nothing better during this weather then enjoying some seasonal foods. Summer brings with it a number of ripening foods and plenty of great...

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Kitchen Island Tips

Kitchen Island Tips

When you think about classic kitchen features a few things will probably spring to mind: sleek cabinets, practical appliances and, of course, a sturdy kitchen island. Kitchen islands are one of the most popular features amongst people renovating their kitchens and for good reason. Not only can they look effortlessly elegant in as part of your kitchen design but also...

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Styling a White Kitchen

Styling a White Kitchen

Kitchens can come in any colour under the sun and we’ve covered basically all of them on this blog as you can see here, but sadly we didn’t have enough time to go into a lot of detail. Luckily, we have this fresh new blog post to write to our heart’s content about all the different ways to style a...

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Things are Heating up in the Kitchen

Things are Heating up in the Kitchen

We’ve been lucky enough to have some of the nicest weather of the year last month. Gone are the bitter winter winds and the constant cover of dark clouds hanging over the country like a pile of damp towels. Instead we’ve been able to enjoy some clear sunny days that are so very few and far between in the UK....

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The Proper Way to Store Your Alcohol

The Proper Way to Store Your Alcohol

Many of us are partial to a drink now and then: a beer with friends, a nice glass of wine with dinner, or even a random concoction of spirits you mixed together at the last house party you hosted. While most of us are responsible with what we drink and how much we are consuming, its equally important to make...

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More Spring Kitchen Trends

More Spring Kitchen Trends

Spring has definitely sprung around the UK after what felt like a good seven months of winter. The days are longer, blossom is erupting on the trees and people are debating every morning about weather they need to take a jacket when they leave the house. Spring is a time of soft colours, bright air and fresh starts, so why...

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The Many Styles of your Kitchen Tiles

The Many Styles of your Kitchen Tiles

Kitchen tiles. It’s the one material that almost everyone will have in their kitchen design somewhere and for good reason. Tiles are such a versatile material that can fit just about anywhere in your design and are never limited by colour, pattern or style. From wood effect, to stone effect, to ceramic and granite, there’s almost no space tiles can’t...

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Kitchen Flooring Trends for 2018

Kitchen Flooring Trends for 2018

Your kitchen floor. It’s an aspect of your overall kitchen design you probably spend the least amount of time thinking about, yet it’s an element that can really make or break the feel of your space. Plus it’s something you’ve probably gotten up close and personal with multiple times when dropping food, or clearing up the sixteenth inevitable spill of...

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Have Fun with Metallic Styles

Have Fun with Metallic Styles

Who doesn’t like shiny things? Well lucky for those that do, metallic styles are already one of the year’s biggest kitchen design trends, so you can indulge your love for these striking finishes in your own space. Metallics can be infused in almost every aspect of your kitchen, but the trick this (and any) kind of design is balance. While...

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Small Kitchen? No Problem!

Small Kitchen? No Problem!

When you hear the phrase, ‘it’s not the size, it’s how you use it,” chances are the first thing that pops into your head isn’t your kitchen. Many of us aren’t blessed with a lot of space in our homes, so when it comes to decorating, finding ways to take advantage of limited space and still have a stylish and...

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Food storage- Facts and Myths

Food storage- Facts and Myths

    It happens almost every day: you’re cooking pasta for yourself and end up making enough to feed your entire extended family and your dog, so it gets dumped into some Tupperware and shoved into the fridge for later. But how much later can you wait before it’s not good anymore? Many of us are confused about how long...

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Kitchen Styles for 2018

Kitchen Styles for 2018

Each year brings us more strange news from all over the world, more celebrity babies and of course, more break out kitchen designs. 2017 was a great year for introducing new kitchen ideas as well as solidifying old and classic styles. If you’re curious about that, luckily for you we have a pretty swell blog post about last year’s best...

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Spring Kitchen Designs

Spring Kitchen Designs

While the wind might be chilly and frost still jewels the grass in the early mornings, winter’s icy grasp is loosening over our land. The days are finally getting longer, warmer and soon spring will (hopefully) blossom with  sunnier days and warmer breezes. With a more colourful part of the year just around the corner, why not take this time...

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Styling an Open Plan Kitchen

Styling an Open Plan Kitchen

We talk a lot on blog about maximising space in your kitchen, yet not much about the style that takes advantage of space the most: the open plan kitchen. These kitchen styles are perfect for those looking to make their kitchen more than just the space where meals are prepared, rather an area that can really be lived in, perfect...

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Tips For a Healthier New Year

Tips For a Healthier New Year

So… How’s the New Year’s diet going? Over the Christmas period so many of us stuff ourselves silly with anything and everything we can find always coming back to the justification, ‘I’ll definitely try some healthy recipes better in the New Year…’ And then January 1st rolls around to the horror and rumbling stomachs of many. While trying to be...

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A Colour Encyclopaedia for your Kitchen Design

A Colour Encyclopaedia for your Kitchen Design

We’re well into the new year now and you might find yourself itching for a change. Whether it’s with your look, your routine, your diet (that we all know you’ll DEFINITELY be sticking to) or in your home, your kitchen could a great place to start. The first few months of the year are the prime time to spruce up...

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Styling a Light Kitchen

Styling a Light Kitchen

2017 is but a glint in the rear-view mirror of life and many of us are staring towards the bright horizon of this new year brimming with promise, ready to make it good one! Let’s start with your kitchen!  Speaking of bright futures, why not try a lighter kitchen design? Colour is a wonderful thing, but many of us prefer...

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Testimonials

To Roman Kitchens,

Honestly, we can’t say a bad word about roman kitchens. They’re professional, courteous and have innovative and modern ideas.

They are very reasonably priced,
they have it all – quality value service!

Mr & Mrs Priest

Dear Everyone at Roman Kitchens,

We used Roman kitchens for design and installation of new kitchen. Expert honest advice from start, even some tips to save money and some handy advice on design.

The kitchen installation was on time, with no mess and excellent quality – we still have comments on how good it looks nearly 5 years since being installed!

We couldn’t recommend this kitchen company enough; we would definitely use again.

Rob & Kate

Dear All,

Joanne at Roman kitchens was excellent. She was able to provide some excellent ideas re: the design to suit our needs as a family, pointing out good things that work well from experience and also highlighting any issues we may have with ideas we came up with. Her design was the only one I didn’t want to change!

She was very accommodating re: borrowing samples but also didn’t put any pressure on, which was nice!

Once we decided to go ahead the dates were made to suit us taking into consideration that we had young children. All issues were dealt with quickly and hassle free. Would definitely recommend.

Mr & Mrs Grigg

Dear Roman Kitchens,

The quality of the furniture is superb & the installation team were extremely tidy and professional.

A great company to work with and we would highly recommend them to anyone looking for a new kitchen.

Mr & Mrs Duggan

Dear Joanne,

When my partner and I decided to have our kitchen and utility room refitted we had a reasonable idea of how we wanted it to be laid out and the style we were looking for. Joanne at Roman Kitchens helped us to refine our ideas and pointed out, with clear knowledge and experience of other designs she had worked on, what would work and what would not. Having computer generated graphics was a major help in being able to visualise what the finished kitchen would look like – and it is just like the graphics illustrated it would be! 


Joanne also assisted us in choosing our new appliances. I see that our oven is used in the Great British Bake-off but I doubt it will really help me produce better cakes, though. 


Throughout the project Joanne kept us informed; the breakdown and refit was completed within 3 weeks, bar some minor snags (you have to expect some snags), which have been thoroughly resolved promptly and efficiently. The disruption to our household was kept to a minimum and the standard of work is high. 

Our kitchen is now complete and dressed and we are thrilled with it. 


We would certainly recommend Roman Kitchens for their quality, design and professionalism.

Angela McMillan

Dear Roman Kitchens,

Very professional yet friendly service. Jo really listened to my ideas and designed and supplied a kitchen that matched our needs and budget.

Although we actually employed a builder to fit the kitchen, the team at Roman Kitchens maintained a real interest in the project until it was complete. George visited us on a number of occasions to advise our builder (with no additional cost to us).

Everything supplied was of the highest quality and a year later my kitchen still looks fantastic. We would thoroughly recommend this company.

Janet Mansbridge

Dear Joanne,

Wow we are so pleased with our new kitchen, in fact it is fabulous. Joanne, it was a pleasure coming in to see you and plan our kitchen. You came up with lots of great ideas that work brilliantly. We will miss popping in for a chat and cup of tea. Josh & Kira loved using your pens for drawing. Geoff is an absolute asset, he was always polite and extremely hard working and it was great to see someone taking such pride in their work. Thank you…

Sarah, Pete, Josh & Kira

To Roman Kitchens,

We are thrilled with our new kitchen. It is absolutely fab! The whole process from planning through to installation was painless, totally professional and faultless. Thank you…

Mandy & Peter