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The Kitchen Depot Story

Founded by Jim and Grace McCay in 2003, The Kitchen Depot was truly a family business with family values from the beginning.

Fast forward to 2020 and The Kitchen Depot now operates 13 showrooms across the UK.

With seven showrooms in Scotland, six in England and a group sales turnover exceeding £13 million, The Kitchen Depot continues to grow, with no signs of slowing down.

The Kitchen Depot operates a best in class Manufacturing Plant in Glasgow, as well as dedicated distribution sites in Glasgow and Telford to ensure we deliver our promise to the consumer, high quality kitchens that are made for a lifetime.

As a franchise holder, you will be part of our growing family of like-minded people who are dedicated to delivering an excellent level of service throughout our customer’s kitchen journey.

Success Stories

The
Smiths.

[ Bishopbriggs & Ayr ]
In 2018, Jill & Allan Smith decided to open their first showroom. Jill had worked in media sales previously, and over the years worked closely with CEO Jim on TV / radio campaigns. Over time Allan and Jill built a strong relationship with Jim and when the opportunity presented itself, to join the business, they grabbed the chance with both hands. They have now opened their second showroom in Ayr.
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The
Rogers.

[ Oxford ]
Chris and Amy decided to join us after spotting the gap for a kitchen franchise in Oxford. Both having had successful careers in Tesco, with vast retail, customer service and operational experience, they dreamed of running their own business and being in control of their own work life balance.For the Roger’s it’s all about the attention to detail, care for customers and ambition to grow.
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Clare
McCarthy.

[ East Kilbride ]
Clare was no stranger to running her own business, and already had great success with her children’s desginer clothing business before joining The Kitchen Depot franchise group. With a keen eye for design and a passion for transforming the drab to fab, Clare took the chance on her own showroom – “The Kitchen Depot has a great name and reputation. We push the boundaries and create our own trends!”
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The
Reads.

[ Hemel Hempstead & St Albans ]
Wesley Read opened his first showroom in Hemel Hempstead in 2016. He spotted the opportunity to become his own boss and run a business with his family.Fast forward to 2020 and Wesley now runs two showrooms, with a turnover of over £1million.
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Find Your Opportunity

Looking for a new franchise opportunity? The Kitchen Depot continues to expand and we’re always looking for talented individuals to join the team and become a part of our success story.
England
Our current locations:
  • Hemel Hempstead
  • Oxford
  • Shrewsbury
  • St Albans
  • Telford
  • Wolverhampton
Opportunities available in:
  • Cheltenham
  • Northampton
  • Milton Keynes
  • Shrewsbury
  • Swindon
Ireland
Our current locations:
  • Currently no locations
Opportunities available in:
  • No opportunities currently
Scotland
Our current locations:
  • Ayr
  • Bishopbriggs
  • Dumbarton
  • East Kilbride
  • Falkirk
  • Glasgow
  • Greenock
Opportunities available in:
  • Edinburgh
  • Livingston
  • Dumfries
Wales
Our current locations:
  • Currently no locations
Opportunities available in:
  • No opportunities currently

Our Support

The Kitchen Depot provides a solid support network across the group. This is operated through dedicated regional Franchise Managers who have a wealth of experience in kitchen sales, our processes and sound industry knowledge in opening and developing showrooms.In addition, the head office in Glasgow and hub in Telford provide day to day manufacturing, sales, marketing and finance support.

Training

We offer an industry leading training programme, that covers off:
+ Product knowledge.
+ Our operations and systems.
+ Showroom sales training.
+ Accounting and financials.

Marketing

We have recently invested in an in-house marketing team. The central marketing team works alongside the business Directors, owners and franchisee’s to try and achieve a maximum Return on Investment from the marketing budget. Marketing support includes:

+Showroom launch strategy
+National Radio and TV investment
+Social support
+Design support

Gloss kitchen with graphite and porcelain coloured drawers

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