Trade association the Kitchen Bathroom Bedroom Specialists Association (Kbsa) has welcomed five additional retailer members.
Brentwood Kitchen & Interiors Co, Devon Bathroom Centre, Newrooms Design based in Norfolk, Thorn Kitchens situated in Aberdeen and 1st Class Kitchens of Chesterfield have all joined the association.
With three showrooms in Brentwood, Essex and central London, Brentwood Kitchens boasts 100 years of combined experience across all its staff.
The Devon Bathroom Centre was established in Exeter for 35 years, having life as The Blue Tile Company importing and supplying ceramic tiles. It now has a showroom and warehouse with 50 bathroom and shower displays.
Founded in 2003, kitchen, bathroom and bedroom retailer Newrooms serves retail and trade customers across East Anglia from its showroom based on the edge of Thetford Forest.
Aberdeen-based Thorn Kitchens is a multi award-winning retailer, having scooped Kitchen designer of the Year in both the SME News UK Enterprise Awards and Corporate Livewire Scotland Prestige Awards in 2021. It won Kitchen Designer of the Year in the Scotland Prestige Awards again for 2022/23.
National chair of the Kbsa Richard Hibbert commented: “I am delighted to welcome these independent retailers into the Kbsa.
“Our unrivalled packaged of benefits is proving to be extremely attractive to retailers. We have a new legal and HR service about to commence, which can save members thousands of pounds in fees, adding to the overall outstanding value of membership.
“We have an ambitious plan in place to drive forward our recruitment activities, aiming to grow the membership substantially by the end of the year.”