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About Us

Who we are & what we do

Ponsonby Furniture & Joinery

Handmade Solid Wood Fitted kitchens across the Lake District, Cumbria and the UK

For over 35 years Ponsonby Furniture & Joinery has been designing and creating unique and quality solid wood, hand-crafted furniture and fitted kitchens from its Cumbria workshops, to meet the varying individual needs and desires of our customers, across the Lake District and throughout the UK.

The business was founded in 1984 by Malcolm Mounsey, a fully qualified carpenter, joiner and cabinet maker. Still passionate about his profession, Malcolm has ensured fine cabinet making skills are preserved by employing and training apprentices throughout the full lifespan of his business.

Whilst we are based in Cumbria, not far from the towns of Egremont and Whitehaven and close to the Lake District, we can and do carry out commercial and domestic assignments throughout the UK.

At Ponsonby Furniture & Joinery we aim to deliver a personal, professional service and handcraft solid wood fitted kitchens and furniture to the highest quality and standards.

We pride ourselves in our client centered approach, our attention to detail and our ability to deliver high quality solutions to every project.

Why Choose Us?

  • Master Craftsmen – With over 35 years of experience, our time served craftsmen have a passion for making high-quality bespoke furniture which will stand the test of time. Their years of experience and commitment to perfection is what sets us apart. Trained in traditional English carpentry techniques, they have in-depth knowledge of the best materials available and will craft every last detail of your furniture to your satisfaction.

  • Bespoke Service – We understand that each client’s requirements are specific. Every piece of furniture is made for you to your exact requirements which means you can choose the colour, size, interior layout, door furniture, worktops and appliances in order to create your perfect kitchen.

  • Renewable Sources – We use various types and species of timber from reliable and renewable sources, which includes English Oak, Ash, Maple, Walnut and Mahogany among others. We ensure waste is minimal to ensure such a valuable resource is preserved.

  • Customer Satisfaction – Customer satisfaction is the key to the success of any business, that’s why we work hard to ensure that our customers receive a quality product and service that continues to build our reputation.

Solid Wood Fitted kitchens

We design bespoke, beautiful and innovative kitchen furniture which reflects you and your family’s lifestyle

Handcrafted Wooden kitchens

Bespoke kitchens designed and crafted with exceptional quality and attention to detail

We can cater for small and large scale projects alike. From small kitchens for a one-wall space to large kitchens with an island and lots of workspace. But regardless of the project size, we treat all of our clients jobs with the same professionalism and importance. Clients’ needs are carefully listened to and quality solutions designed and delivered, regardless of scale, complexity or budget.

We use various types and species of timber from reliable and renewable sources, which includes English Oak, Ash, Sweet Chestnut, Elm, Cherry, Maple, Walnut, Yew and Mahogany among others. We ensure waste is minimal to ensure such a valuable resource is preserved. Sawdust is used to heat the workshop and shavings used by a local farmer as cattle bedding.

If you are looking for a stunning and bespoke wood fitten kitchen, a piece of kitchen furniture or simply an item to match what you already have, it can be created by the Ponsonby Joinery & Furniture team in our workshop.

Our highly skilled team of joiners, carpenters and craftsmen will ensure that no effort is spared in creating your dream bespoke, solid wood fitted kitchen.

Every piece of kitchen furniture is made for you to your exact requirements which means you can choose the colour, size, interior layout, door furniture, worktops and appliances in order to create your perfect balance of aesthetic beauty, functionality and affordability.

Hand built to last, a Ponsonby Furniture & Joinery kitchen is an asset to your Home

Various Wood Types

Our kitchens are made of 100% solid wood. We use various types and species of high quality timber from reliable and renewable sources.

Wide Variety of Colours & Finishes

With the large variety of paint colours that are available along with a wide variety of wood finishes, you can truly make the kitchen your own.

Full Choice of Handles

Handles transform a piece of furniture. We are able to supply a wide range of handles complement your kitchen.

Wide Variety of Worktops

From solid wood to solid laminate, stone and granite worktops, we have a wide variety of kitchen countertops to choose from.

Appliances Available

We supply all brands of integrated and freestanding electrical appliances to complement your kitchen.

Bespoke Cupboards & Drawers

We can make kitchen cupboards & drawers to any bespoke size that you may require. You are not limited to fixed/standard sizes.

Our experienced kitchen design team are ready and waiting to help design your dream kitchen - so why not contact us to arrange a free kitchen design consultation and let us bring your dream kitchen to life!

Our Process

An overview of the processes Ponsonby Furniture & Joinery goes through when carrying out bespoke kitchen projects

At Ponsonby Furniture & Joinery we understand your kitchen is the heart of your home and a financial as well as emotional investment. It is vital you know what is going on and that your project runs smoothly. This is why we manage the whole process with meticulous detail. Each kitchen is unique; from the initial consultation and planning through to the cabinetry, preparation, delivery and fitting. All the work is carried out by our own team with full control at every stage.

We’re happy to interpret detailed plans, begin from scratch with a blank design or start somewhere in-between. Either way, we’ll look at every project creatively and will be there to assist you during each stage of the process.

At an initial consultation we will visit your property and meet with you to discuss your project requirements in detail. This is a great opportunity for us to better understand the space for your new kitchen.

We take time to understand the brief that you have in terms of the space requirements, the style of design you envisage and what you are trying to achieve. The more information you can give us, the better we can understand your brief.

We can discuss your design ideas, various options and possibilities that are available, specifications, material choices, finish preferences and to look through collated images and ideas that inspire and interest you.

Following the client meeting we will provide simple design sketches, an estimate of cost and a potential timescale for the project.

Should the proposal be agreed in principal we will request a deposit, work on detailed designs and select materials and finishing products (timber, paint shade, handles, worktops, appliances etc.).

The kitchen Plans will often be modified at this stage as clients are exposed to in-depth plans and design features but once these and the costing are finalised we work to them so there are no surprise extras.

Further payments will be requested in installments once construction begins, with the final amount payable on completion.

Once the kitchen design and plans have been agreed, the construction of the Kitchen will then begin in our workshop.

Clients are welcome to visit our workshop to see their kitchen taking shape and we can send photos at critical and key stages of the construction.

Once construction is complete, delivery and fitting of the kitchen will be carried out by our own team.

A typical installation will take between 4-5 days.

Once the installation is complete, we’ll meet with you for the final consultation. This is an opportunity to check every detail is exactly as you wanted and to wish you many happy years of enjoyment with your new kitchen.

FAQS

Most common questions asked by our customers

We can cater for small and large scale projects alike. From small kitchens for a one-wall space to large kitchens with an island and lots of workspace. But regardless of the project size, we treat all of our clients jobs with the same professionalism and importance.

Absolutely, we are happy to use our years of experience to advise on your own design or to create a bespoke design to suit your requirements.

We can help you adapt pretty much any space or create an bespoke item that you may require.

Our commissions have included everything from the design, manufacture and installation of fitted kitchens and fitted bedrooms, handmade furniture, bespoke staircases, fire surrounds and other bespoke furniture. Anything you require in wood our team can create it.

Yes, we’re pleased to say that our team covers the whole UK.

We always visit the site to survey and our team of dedicated fitters will always be there making sure all our clients get the kitchen or furniture of their dreams fitted to our exacting standards.

Should you agree to go ahead with the proposed kitchen project we will request a deposit payment. Further payments will be requested in installments once construction begins, with the final amount payable on completion.

It takes a few weeks to make a bespoke kitchen, but this time can vary according to a project’s size, complexity.

The manufacturing of the kitchen is also just a small part of the process. From your first point of contact with us, we’ll gather information about your project, create design schemes, draw up and develop your project and then manufacture, deliver and fit.

Our kitchens are made of 100% solid wood. This gives them the highest level of stability and resilience.

We use various types and species of timber from reliable and renewable sources, which includes English Oak, Ash, Sweet Chestnut, Elm, Cherry, Maple, Walnut, Yew and Mahogany among others.

We supply all brands of integrated and freestanding electrical appliances to complement your kitchen.

If we are unable to supply a specific brand that you want competitively then we would happily install ones that you have sourced yourselves.

Yes, we are able to make and install bespoke doors to integrate most appliances into your kitchen.

No, we can make kitchen units and cabinets to any size or shape that you may require.

Yes. With the large variety of paint colours that are available along with a wide variety of wood finishes, you can truly make it your own.

Handles transform a piece of furniture. It will create a rustic, contemporary or traditional look to your kitchen.

Yes, we are able to supply a wide range of handles complement your kitchen or we would happily install ones that you have sourced yourselves.

Contact Us

Contact us today for a free no-obligation quotation and consultation

If you’re looking for hand-crafted solid wood fitted kitchens across the Lake District, Cumbria and the UK and would like to make an enquiry into our services, to discuss your project or to request a free no-obligation quotation, then please contact us using the following contact details or complete our enquiry form.

We’d be happy to discuss your requirements and find the best solution for your new kitchen.

Workshop Address

Lonning End, Ponsonby, Calderbridge, Seascale, Cumbria, CA20 1BU

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