From the finest kitchens and bathrooms to simple accessories & essential maintenance, welcome to The West Wilts Magazine Interiors 2016/17 directory.
FURNITURE & INTERIORS
Westway Shopping Centre, Frome BA11 1AL
Since opening its doors earlier this year, Avalon Interiors has become a popular stop off point for local and visiting customers alike. Set out in stunning room sets designed to inspire, you’ll find a variety of styles of mirrors, clocks, table and floor lamps, ornaments and soft furnishings on display. There is a large choice of bookcases, tables, dressers, chests, wardrobes and much more and the friendly sales staff are always on hand to offer advice and information.
Owner Sarah comments, “We are still in our first year of trading in Frome but we’ve had a very warm welcome, and already have a strong core of loyal customers. We’ve been really pleased by the response to our furniture ranges, which are manufactured locally by a group of highly experienced makers. These items offer fine craftsmanship and a more bespoke feel, something you just don’t get by buying from larger national chains.”
The store has been refreshing its displays regularly by changing accessories, furniture and windows with the seasons so there is always be something new to see, why not pop over and take a look?
01373 466414 | email@example.com
Crusader Business Park, Warminster
Con-tempo Furniture, based in Crusader Business Park on the outskirts of Warminster is probably best known for the high quality oak range called Quercus, however the company is expanding its ranges to include high end upholstery and other stunning new designs.
Con-tempo manufactures its own bespoke furniture right next to its store, so you can have pretty much whatever you want – particularly ideal if you are trying to furnish an awkward space. Fantastic quality at reasonable prices has always been the company mantra and that offering now also extends to beautiful sofas, chairs and upholstered furniture. You are very welcome to visit and try it for yourself; feel the quality and peruse the range of fabrics and leathers available too. Whilst you are there you can take a look at the complete range of options available, from contemporary dining suites to fun children’s bedroom ranges, set out in inspiring room sets so you can envisage how it would look within your home. They are open Monday to Saturday from 9am to 6pm.
01985 213222 | con-tempofurniture.co.uk
DIBLE & ROY
Bridge Street, Bradford on Avon BA15 1BY
Dible & Roy is a family owned, Interiors Company operating from the heart of Bradford on Avon. They offer a range of stunning products of the highest quality like fabrics, soft furnishings, carpets, flooring and furniture which can completely transform any room in your house.
Dible & Roy also offer a full range of interior design services, including one to one consultations should you want them where their qualified and experienced designers can visit your property and advise you on the full range of designer fabrics, paints, wallpapers and even custom made curtains and blinds. All of which can be delivered straight to your doors should you wish. What’s more, they also offer vouchers, a fabulous Christmas gift idea!
01225 862320 | dibleandroy.co.uk
Silver St, Gastard, nr Corsham SN13 9PY
When it comes to interiors, Perfect Rooms really is a one stop shop. Owner Sue Coleman says, “We specialize in interior design for residential and contract clients and complement this with a comprehensive range of services including curtain and blind making, re-upholstery, furnishings, lamps, accessories and more. We also supply wallpaper and fabric from leading suppliers such as Sanderson, Harlequin, Romo, James Brindley, Anna French and Art of the Loom. Our showroom in Gastard is fantastic as we get to show off items at their best, and can inspire our customers with beautiful room designs to get the creative juices flowing. What’s more, we have free parking in front of the showroom too!”
As well as a place to browse and shop for furnishings and textiles, Perfect Rooms offer a full room design service too. Sue continues, “We can help you get the look you’re after and can work within your budget, large or small, to create a beautiful new room.” So if your rooms are looking less than perfect, and could do with a little TLC then give Sue and her friendly team a call, or pop in, enjoy a cup of freshly ground coffee or one of their range of Eteaket teas in their new coffee shop and browse their stunning collections.
01249 716445 | perfectrooms.co.uk
SOFA CO PLUS
15 George Street, Warminster, BA12 8QA
Sofa Co is an independent boutique furniture store based in Warminster since late 2009. It has established a reputation for supplying top quality sofas from some of the finest manufacturers in the UK, Europe and South Africa. There are beautiful UK built sofas, stunning leather sofas from South Africa and funky colourful designs from Spanish manufacturer Fama.
As well as sofas, you can also expect to find mirrors, lighting, throws, cushions and always a display of contemporary artwork – they even offer a re-upholstery service, from a seat pad repair to a full re-cover of a sofa. Head over to their store and enjoy a coffee and a browse, and you might be surprised by the great value prices on offer too.
01985 847031 | sofaco.co.uk
TRADITIONAL UPHOLSTERY SCHOOL
The Old Tanneries (J&T Beaven Ltd), The Midlands, Holt, Trowbridge BA14 6RJ
Re-upholstering a piece of furniture can give your home a fabulous new lease of life. You can revive your dining chairs or revamp a quirky chaise longue discovered in a junk shop. And it doesn’t cost much if you do it yourself.
To learn the skills you need, why not visit the Traditional Upholstery School in Holt, between Bradford on Avon and Melksham? The school opened in a wonderfully characterful historic building this autumn. It provides morning classes, Saturday workshops and vocational diploma courses. The school is run by professional upholsterer and teacher Joanna Heptinstall. “Upholstery is a very rewarding craft to learn,” says Joanna. “It can appeal to everyone, from those looking for a career change to people wanting a designer or bespoke look to their furniture. All our classes are fun and beginner-friendly too.”
It could be the start of a new creative hobby or whole new career.
07505 651030 | traditionalupholsteryschool.co.uk
KITCHENS & BATHROOMS
ACTIVE PLUMBING SUPPLIES
Riverway Ind Est, Trowbridge BA14 8LL
Active Plumbing Supplies specialises in supplying plumbing products for trade and retail customers, stocking anything to do with bathrooms and heating.
As well as supplying everything from showers, baths and sinks to radiators and toilets, Active Plumbing Supplies also offers advice to customers unsure about how they want to design their bathroom. Manager Martyn Johnson said, “We pride ourselves on our customer service, helping customers with any plumbing advice they need. We always aim to go the extra mile. The showroom helps gives people ideas for how they can transform their bathroom or cloakroom, and our staff are also on hand if customers want any tips or advice on their design. We also offer free local delivery.”
Along with all the other services it provides, Active Plumbing Supplies can also recommend plumbers to customers who have jobs that need doing and provide contact details for them. Mr Johnson added: “As part of the personal touch we provide we can point people in the direction of plumbers for certain jobs. We can recommend the best company to speak to depending on what they need doing. You don’t get that from your big DIY warehouses.”
01225 765000 | activeplumbingsupplies.co.uk
BATHROOMS AT NO. 5
5 The Shambles, Bradford on Avon BA15 1JS
When it comes to innovation and stunning design, Bradford on Avon’s Bathrooms at No. 5 in The Shambles offers all you could possibly need all under one roof. Their boutique style showroom combines a fantastic range of products with a warm, professional service and innovative approach to bathroom design and installation. They can provide everything from a new mixer tap to the most contemporary bathrooms and wet rooms, all the while offering expert knowledge, guidance and advice throughout the process.
In store you’ll find the latest collections from Villeroy & Boch, Laufen and Imperial Bathrooms, with both contemporary and traditional tastes comfortably catered for. They have every conceivable style on display, from the most compact cloakroom settings to the most luxurious of baths, ensuring customers can enjoy their ultimate bathroom experience. And once you’ve settled on your perfect design, their expert in-house installation team will ensure it is fitted with minimum fuss, yet with the maximum care and expertise.
01225 309110 | bathroomsatno5.co.uk
28 Coppice Hill, Bradford on Avon BA15 1JT
Do you want the feel good factor of supporting your local economy whilst being a patron of the crafts? Then speak with Coppice Guild, an award-winning interiors specialist owned by local resident Julie Mason. Inside the showroom you will find elegant displays that will help inspire you on your own renovation. As well as offering beautiful and clever solutions for your kitchen, you can also can gain beautiful professionally designed cabinetry for any room without the heavy branded price tag.
Julie and her team have a wealth of experience working with cabinetmakers including well-known names such as Plain English, Chalon and Mark Wilkinson, which is now put to good use working with more affordable smaller local makers. Keeping things local and British is a strong theme with Coppice Guild.
The Coppice Guild team can offer a complete turn key solution to any project and style you may have in mind, adding their own understated timeless touch that will not out date too quickly. As an authorised AGA showroom there is also the occasional AGA demonstration. Why not head over to start discussing your ideas?
01225 862268 | coppiceguild.co.uk
32 Silver St, Bradford on Avon BA15 1JX
Celebrating 5 years of trading this November, Formosa Kitchens was started by Director Natasha Allin, who brought years of experience in the kitchen and bathroom industries to bear in a new company that gives people the choice of using a local, independent company where product knowledge, service and affordability stand side by side and not as opposing forces! Whether you are looking for a kitchen freshen up, or want a total transformation where the sky’s the limit, Formosa can help. Natasha and her team have seen projects to completion at every budget level and have the know how to make the most of every penny, and every available square inch!
When you buy from Formosa, not only are you supporting a local company, but you are also buying British. They are proud to promote their British kitchen supplier and want to support British industries wherever possible, whilst also offering a deal for the customer that means the cost is kept competitive. To find out more about the Formosa ranges, or to get a quote on your new kitchen, pop in to the showroom or give them a call.
01225 868877 | formosakitchens.co.uk
5-6 George Street, Warminster BA12 8QA
Homemaker is a family owned independent company supplying kitchens and electrical appliances from all the major manufacturers from their three shops in Warminster, Shaftesbury and Bath.
As well as kitchens, Homemaker is probably best known in the area for their British made kitchens by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Quantum as well as their Hacker Kitchens, custom made in Germany. The latest solid quartz, acrylic and timber worktops are stocked too. If you are looking for a change but need some ideas as to what you could do, or even if you know exactly what you are looking for, give the team a call – Homemaker pride themselves on giving good reliable local service to their customers at very competitive prices.
01985 219200 | myhomemaker.co.uk
PREMIER KITCHEN DOORS
If your kitchen has seen better days, but you don’t have the pennies to invest in a new one, consider using Premier Kitchen Doors, who specialise in delivering kitchen makeovers, without the cost and disruption of having a new fitted kitchen.
Premier Kitchen Doors offer a fully bespoke service and it’s not just the doors and drawer fronts that get replaced, they change everything you can see, including worktops, appliances, tiling and flooring if you need it. The choice of options is extensive, using high quality materials manufactured in the UK. As kitchen replacement specialists, Premier Kitchen Doors is a company that prides itself on the quality of its installations, and they have a long list of customers happy to recommend them – read their reviews on the Check-A-Trade website (checkatrade.com/premierkitchendoors). Call now
to arrange a free, no obligation,
01225 459559 | premierkitchendoors.co.uk
Edington Rd, Steeple Ashton BA14 6HP
As well as continuing to produce stunning, award-winning kitchens, at Stephen Graver Ltd they’ve had an increase in requests from clients to bridge the gap between the kitchen and the garden. Making the most of outdoor spaces and enjoying outdoor cooking looks like a trend that is only set to increase into 2017.
The quality of outdoor kitchen grills and BBQs now allows for the same kind of precision control and ease-of-use features as regular indoor appliances. The company’s design team is in the process of developing ‘the outdoor kitchen’ incorporating Wolf and Sub Zero equipment and as a premier dealer for this appliances brand, they are perfectly suited to meet this rising trend.
Whether it’s a romantic evening meal for two or a get together on a Sunday afternoon, these alfresco dining experiences change the dynamic of any household as well creating new focal points for friends and family to gather. Call to find out more.
01380 871746 | stephengraver.com
Handlemaker Road, Frome BA11 4RW
The builders’ merchant Tipadel isn’t just a supplier for people in the trade. Members of the public can also take advantage of the specialist knowledge they have to offer.
Head over to ‘The Studio’, their showroom, and you’ll find a wide range of well fitted displays and an exclusive range of kitchens and bathrooms, all laden with new products. Tipadel also offer a design service. Once you’ve settled on what you want they will call in their trusted fitters to come and make your dream kitchen or bathroom a reality. With over 25 years of experience they know what they’re doing ensuring that their kitchen and bathroom showroom is a pleasant and welcoming place to be, with friendly staff on hand to help you make the right choice.
01373 451600 | tipadel.co.uk
CARPETS & FLOORING
ALLSOP CARPETS & FLOORING
Christchurch St West, Frome BA11 1EB
During the last 25 years, Allsop Carpets & Flooring have strived to deliver the highest quality and service as well as first class fitting with their own team of polite and friendly fitters. Through the years their commitment to their clients has led to a loyal customer base branching throughout the South West area. Pop into their Frome carpet & flooring showroom showing an extensive range of flooring including wood, laminate, sisal, coir, wool and synthetic carpets as well as rugs and remnants. You will find them at Corner Garage, Christchurch Street West (within Tonemar Express Beds).
01373 463866 | allsopcarpets.co.uk
PIETRA WOOD & STONE
The Old Filling Station, 400 Ham Green, Holt BA14 6PX
If you are looking for a beautiful new wooden or stone floor, speak to the experts at Pietra Wood & Stone. Situated in Holt, Pietra has been supplying and installing quality surfacing products for over 13 years locally and across the South of England. In recent months their showroom in Holt has been extended and refurbished, enabling clients to view a selection of stone flooring, porcelain wall tiles and engineered wood flooring in a relaxed atmosphere where friendly knowledgeable staff will help you find the right product at the right price. There is also a full fitting service available to help make your project hassle free.
Choosing your new floor or wall tiles is not easy; the staff at Pietra can help to guide you through the process to ensure you know you have made the right decision, and once you have made your choice, they can install it for you to guarantee a stunning, top quality finish.
01225 783527 | pietrawoodandstone.com
DIY, BUILDING & MAINTENANCE
DAVIES OF WESTBURY
24 Edward Street, Westbury BA13 3BD
If you want to get cracking on a DIY project head to Davies of Westbury; a family run business, they have over 30 years experience selling everything for the home – inside and out. They have everything you need for decorating, including both well-known brands such as Stanley, Harris and Dulux and budget decorating supplies as well as wood treatments. They also carry plumbing supplies and a large selection of tools for both the keen DIYer and the professional trade. As well as helping with your interiors, Davies of Westbury can also help you get your garden ready for winter. The difference between a family run business and the huge superstores is that they can offer you more choice and a much more personal service – as well as free delivery in and around Westbury.
01373 822431 | daviesofwestbury.co.uk
Grimebusters began in Oxford over 25 years ago. In November 2014, Jon Gardner opened a new branch in Bath to offer modern, eco-friendly carpet and upholstery cleaning combined with traditional customer service.
Grimebusters specialise in low moisture carpet cleaning – carpets are usually walk-on dry in less than an hour, and without that ‘wet dog’ smell, associated with more common systems of carpet cleaning. They also offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee and are members of Bath Trading Standards’ Buy With Confidence scheme.
01225 729060 | grimebusters.co.uk
If you have some jobs around the home that need doing but you don’t have the confidence or expertise to do them yourself, call Homefix 365. They can help with all types of work, including handyman services, carpentry, electrics, plumbing, painting and decorating, roofing, cleaning, landscaping and more. Whatever the size of the job, give them a call.
07538 206917 | homefix365.co.uk
Station Rd, Warminster, BA12 9BR
Right now, before the winter sets in, is a great time to consider replacing your windows and doors. By replacing single glazed windows and doors with energy efficient glazing you could save around £135 per year on your energy bills, reduce your carbon footprint, make your home less draughty and insulate your home against unwanted outside noise.
With over 25 years of continuous service, New Windows has a long standing reputation for providing high quality products, all manufactured in the UK to a high specification. As well as installing top quality replacement windows, they are also specialists in conservatories, orangeries and contemporary bi-fold doors. What’s more, their team of expert fitters are all trained craftsmen and provide a friendly and professional service – tidily and without fuss. Based in Warminster, New Windows serves West Wiltshire, Bath and most of the South West. Call to arrange a free no obligation quote.
01985 215566 | newwindowsltd.co.uk
PRIOR & COMPANY BUILDERS
Bath Road, Shaw, Melksham SN12 8EF
Prior & Company Ltd offers a full range of property maintenance services to domestic and commercial customers in Melksham, Corsham, Chippenham and surrounding areas.
A specialist building firm and member of the Federation of Master Builders, Prior & Company has builders, painters and decorators, plasterers and roofers under one roof, all with the experience to take on jobs of all sizes. Their services include painting and decorating, extensions and alterations, kitchens and bathrooms, and all work is carried out by fully qualified tradesmen who work hard to deliver outstanding results. Their improvements will increase the value of your home and may be cheaper than you think! Call to find out more.
01249 782898 | priorandcompany.com
Bath Road, Shaw, Melksham SN12 8EF
Marden Roofing’s forte lies in the re-roofing of older properties, including listed buildings, but they are equally adept in all aspects of roofing and leadwork. They can usually source matching materials to ensure a high quality finish, be it for a repair or extension. Marden can carry out minor and major roofing repairs together with temporary repairs to protect your most valuable asset. They do not consider any job too small and are approved by many insurance companies too. Call today for a free, no-obligation estimate.
01249 814204 | mardenroofing.co.uk
SOVEREIGN DAMP PROOFING & CONSTRUCTION
Ingoldmells Court, Edinburgh Way, Corsham, SN13 9XN
Sovereign Damp Proofing and Construction Ltd has been providing services throughout the South West since 1981. Established for 35 years, they are renowned for their high quality of workmanship and reliability.
Sovereign offer injected damp proof courses, timber treatments including beetle infestation, wet rot and dry rot treatments, basement waterproofing (including Delta membrane systems) and general maintenance. They also offer re-plastering services – including lime based plastering – which is approved by Listed Buildings and English Heritage, which makes it perfect for use on the beautiful old properties you find in the local area. It comes as no surprise that both the National Trust and Crown Estates feature on their list of regular clients, as well as local authorities, estate and lettings agents, housing associations and architects as well as the general public.
01249 716161 | sovereigndpc.co.uk
12 St John’s Street, Devizes SN10 1BD
For anyone with a property to let, be it a rural country mansion or a one bedroom town centre flat, it is a far easier landscape to navigate when you have the help of an expert professional.
Marsden’s is an independent property management company offering a high quality service and expert knowledge of the local market. Owner Debbie Marsden, who has been letting and managing residential properties in Devizes and surrounding areas for almost 15 years, can ensure all aspects of the management of your property, from finding a tenant to inspecting your property, are taken care of, giving landlords total peace of mind that their biggest asset is in good hands.
01380 720400 | marsdenslettings.co.uk