Grove Lane - London
A galley kitchen with views through to a wonderfully quiet garden in London, this Georgian Townhouse was a delight to design; simplistic and clean, our Shaker units couldn’t have been a better choice. When designing the kitchen, it was essential to keep in mind that this was a Grade II listed property. So bespoke cabinetry was necessary to allow for period features such as dado rails and structural walls.
The units are hand-painted in Lamp Black by Farrow & Ball, a tastefully warm hue due to the natural light beaming through the sash window. As there was only a small area to fill, it was crucial to utilise the space to its maximum potential. Choosing drawers over cupboards and double tall units featuring a pantry and integrated fridge freezer.
It is important to note that there are no wall cupboards in this design; because of this, as well as darker base units and lighter walls, it gives the illusion of a larger kitchen with clean work-surfaces and minimal clutter. A collection of satin brass knobs and cup pulls were used throughout this kitchen. These match perfectly with the Perrin & Rowe cross-top tap, accompanying the traditional double base butler sink.
This kitchen features our single-door tall larder cupboard, a perfect space to store dry foods and cereals. It has an added spice rack on the interior door and pull-out drawers in oak for further kitchenware. Neighbouring the pantry, another tall unit housing a fridge freezer is integrated within the cabinetry to create the illusion that the units are one. The client chose flat-fronted drawers for a smooth finish and a symmetrical look on either side of the statement Smeg cooker.
Finally, our favourite part of this timeless kitchen is the bespoke pantry unit paired with reeded glass and a painted butt and bead panel. Not only does the eye naturally draw to this beautiful piece, but it is also a great space to display pottery and your favourite tableware.