Kitchen Project national finalists 2021

Congratulations to the regional and devolved nations' winners of the 2021 Kitchen Project category who will now go on to compete in the National Master Builder Awards on 24 September 2021. Check out the full list of national finalists below and learn more about their projects.

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Kitchen Project - Excel Home Design Ltd (Cymru)

This stunning kitchen design doubles as an entertainment space for the client’s friends and family, replete with clever storage options and made-to-measure units arranged around a central breakfast bar. This focal point also boasts its own bespoke canopy and hob cooking area, as well as a newly installed LED lighting system. Opposite the kitchen, a specially designed TV cabinet also incorporates a custom wine rack. Colour-contrasting quartz work surfaces and a lovely timber-effect tile floor complete a beautiful kitchen that is sure to ‘wow’ guests for years to come. 

Find out more about Excel Home Design Ltd.

Kitchen Project - Full Works Facilities Management Limited (Eastern Counties)

Faced with a condensed works schedule, Full Works Facilities Management Limited worked with supreme speed and accuracy to complete this kitchen renovation. The project involved stripping out an old kitchen and removing a corner of the house in preparation for the new design. Focusing on creating a renovation that was sympathetic to the existing structure, this Master Builder brought in stylish Italian accessories and implemented a double-sided glazed façade to provide both form and function. The finished project delighted their clients, who were impressed by Full Works Facilities’ “professionalism, knowledge and understanding of our needs. We were especially impressed with the comprehensive cost plan.”

Find out more about Full Works Facilities Management Limited.

Kitchen Project - Hawksmoor Construction Ltd (London)

Hawksmoor Construction Ltd impressed the judges by establishing a great connection with their client in the process of creating this open-plan, multifunctional kitchen living space. Making optimal use of the limited space available, the team installed quartz worktops and beautifully exposed timber beams, which sit under a glazed roof light and a brick feature wall. The result is an inviting ambiance and a seamless, cohesive look perfect for spending time with friends and family. The client-builder partnership has clearly left a great impression, with the client stating: “The Hawksmoor team - what can I say - they were simply a joy to have around.”

Find out more about Hawksmoor Construction Ltd, which is also an FMB Insurance customer.

Kitchen Project - Form Construction Midlands Limited (Midlands)

Part of an eight-month, total refurbishment of a family home, the brief for this kitchen renovation was to create a bright and airy family hub, perfect for entertaining. Form Construction Midlands Limited completed this stunning, spacious build on-time and in-budget, designed with clean lines, seamless storage, and tonal shaker style units. The kitchen features blends of mixed texture and colour, as well as contrasting splashback tiles added to produce a traditional, modern and luxurious feel. The space is flooded with natural light and furnished with high-specification appliances, brass hardware and a large central island acting as a captivating focal point.

Find out more about Form Construction Midlands Limited.

Kitchen Project - Marlfield Joinery and Construction Ltd (Northern Ireland)

Marlfield Joinery and Construction’s client needed a kitchen with plenty of space for food preparation and for socialising with friends and family. The team have delivered a wonderful open space, cast in beautiful contrasting colours that give a warm, welcoming feel. Dual undermounted stainless steel sinks blend seamlessly under the Silestone worktop, while upstands and matching splashbacks have been mounted behind the range cooker to complete a well-proportioned and equipped kitchen. The client was delighted with the result, stating: “We are very happy with the overall outcome and high standard of skill involved.”

Find out more about Marlfield Joinery and Construction Ltd

Kitchen Project - A J Joinery & Building Ltd (North West)

Despite a series of design changes from their client – including one that necessitated the unplanned installation of a steel support to enlarge the space available - A J Joinery & Building Ltd minimised delays to deliver a gorgeous new family dining area. Taking on some aspects of the design process as well as the lighting and installation, this Master Builder’s comprehensive service won high praise from the homeowner, who said:

Nothing was too much trouble... all of the team were friendly, helpful and cleaned up at the end of each day. I would highly recommend them.” 

Find out more about A J Joinery & Building Ltd.

Kitchen Project - Bagshots Ltd (Southern Counties)

Working to a maritime theme, this kitchen renovation project saw Bagshots install a raft of bespoke features including a central island, window seating, an oak table and benches for seating. Paying close attention to their client’s vision, the team pursued a traditional style incorporating 'old fashioned' frames around the cabinet doors combined with solid oak furniture. When creating the oak table and benches, they routed a pencil bead on the edges to match the existing fixtures, maintaining a consistent aesthetic throughout and delighting their client, who stated: “I was dreading the build, the disruption, the stress, but the reality was the opposite, it was exciting!”

Find out more about Bagshots Ltd, which is also an FMB Insurance customer.

Kitchen Project - Kevin Wilson Joiners and Building Contractors (Scotland)

This kitchen renovation project by Kevin Wilson Joiners and Building Contractors required the blocking and plastering-in of a window, before an existing doorway was also replaced. With the addition of bespoke kitchen units above the space and clever use of materials that saved their client more than £3,000, the kitchen now offers plenty of storage space and a fresh new look. The homeowners were pleased with this Master Builder’s efforts to make the most of their limited budget, stating: ‘Thank you, what you have helped us achieve is just outstanding quality and service, we are indebted to you.’

Find out more about Kevin Wilson Joiners and Building Contractors

Kitchen Project - PAP Building Services Ltd (South West)

Part of a project to transform a derelict bungalow into two high quality new-build homes, these dual kitchens showcase PAP Building Services’ attention to detail and outstanding carpentry capabilities. Positioned to provide optimal access to the gardens and make the most of the views of the Bristol channel from within, they both feature high vaulted ceilings, oversized external door heights and frameless balcony balustrading. Adjustable LED lighting illuminates the solid-surface worktops - each of which has been carefully “waterfalled” down the sides of the island fixtures - and handle-less doors make for a flush finish. The clients described the kitchens as “outstanding” and “better than we could ever have imagined.”

Find out more about PAP Building Services Ltd