MyBuilder: Britain’s Worst Kitchen replaced

23 Jul, 14

Winner of Worst Kitchen in Britain competition has makeover

Following a nationwide competition to find Britain’s Worst Kitchen, awarded a makeover prize to Jeanette Angel from Colchester of £3,000 labour matched by Benchmarxx who supplied the furniture and appliances.

The kitchen had a hole in the ceiling, needed rewiring, featured units and charity shop cabinets that weren’t fit for purpose and had a sink installed by a friend of the owner.

It was voted as the most worthy of winning the makeover by 2,900 people who visited the website.

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Kitchen designers from Benchmarx in Chelmsford Annette Murray and Russell Saunders were responsible for the project, which was installed by Matthew Woodgate of Property TLC

Created in a Victorian terrace, the kitchen has been based upon a walkthrough design with appliances positioned to make sure safety was paramount and minimise the chance of an accident around the oven.

Winner Jeanette Angel asked for a look that complemented the home and reflect the period in which the house was built and asked for a ceramic sink. And to keep within budget upstands were replaced by tiles, for a cost-effective alternative.

She commented on her new kitchen makeover: “I didn’t think that in my lifetime we’d ever see a kitchen with such a high spec in this house. We would never have been able to afford it”.

To find out more about this project, read the September issue of Kitchens & Bathrooms News