Hampshire Kitchens has provided top end furniture since 1970
PUBLISHED: 15:27 14 August 2013 | UPDATED: 15:27 14 August 2013
Hampshire Kitchens is the UK's longest standing Alno Dealer. It was established in 1970 to provide top end kitchen furniture and has always sold Alno, the leading German kitchen brand. All jobs are project managed by the owner Jerry Craven and the company takes pride on every design and installation. Their main showroom is in Alton and they also have displays at the Stone Style showroom in Hartley Wintney.
6 Market Street, Alton, Hampshire GU34 1HA
Tel: 01420 88007
How did you get started in your business?
I was approached by a long standing friend to design kitchens for a local company in the early 80s and was taught all aspects of kitchen planning by a very good designer.
What do you most enjoy about your job?
Seeing a satisfied client who cannot wait to recommend Hampshire Kitchens.
What work challenges do you face?
The biggest challenge today is to win orders! There is a lot of competition which must be respected and listening to what the client wants is paramount.
How are you handling the downturn in the economy?
We have a belief in who we are and what we do, that is the most important thing. We know we are selling a great product and we have a good team behind us.
What has been the best piece of business advice you have been given?
Listen and smile to your customers, nobody like a glum face.