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Testimonials

We take pride in the long association we have enjoyed with a great many private clients, as well as architects and interior designers, all of whom trust our integrity and confidentiality on the important matter of privacy. We are delighted that we enjoy consistently excellent feedback from clients who return to us frequently, as well as new clientele.

Below are a small selection of written comments we have received, unrequested by ourselves - for those wishing to see the originals, they are available at our workshops.


Library, dressing-room and wardrobes, Kensington

“Once again, many thanks for all your work. I cannot put into words the amount of pleasure I gain from having it all in my house ... once again, many, many thanks.”

Client from Kensington London

Bespoke bookcase, Shropshire

“ ... As I said on the phone yesterday, I am delighted with the result and impressed by your workmanship.”

Client from Shropshire

Handmade kitchen, Westminster

“Lady ... has asked me to thank you for the beautiful work.”

Client from Westminster

Bespoke libraries, fine traditional and contemporary furniture, throughout the UK - city and country

“To all at “the GREAT workshop”, thanks for all your brilliant productions.”

Client Interior Designer

Library for Country House, Kent

“I just wanted to write and thank you for the outstanding work carried out by your company in relation to the library at my home. I’m delighted with the result. The craftsmanship of the work is excellent and the dedication of your team second-to-none. I could not be more grateful, that you managed to complete the work in the extremely tight deadline.

I’m gradually putting the books in place and am pleased to say the room is taking shape. It will be a pleasure to spend time there.

My further thanks once again.”

Client from Kent

Pair of bookcases, North Essex

“Thank you for the two beautiful pieces of furniture. We are very pleased with them and are filling all the shelves and cupboards.”

Client from North Essex

Bookcases for one of the Capital’s historic properties

“I’m writing to thank you for the high quality work that you and your colleagues have undertaken during the refurbishment of the [historic] study.”

Client from Central London

Panelling, Essex

“The panelling and air conditioning cabinets have been a wonderful success and are much admired. Thank you so much for all your help in making it work for us, we really appreciate it.”

Client from Essex

Breakfront bookcases for historic property, Westminster

“Thank you for allowing me to film at Cherrytree Farm last week; it really was a great help to see where the bookcases were made. May I also thank you for saving the day and sending me the CD of the external shots. I would be grateful if you could pass on my thanks to everyone who helped out.”

Client from Westminster

Small library in North London

“Thank you for your excellent service and workmanship.”

Client from North London

Oak library in the Arts & Crafts style, Cambridge

“We would like once again to thank you for such a fine job and look forward to further projects in the future.”

Client from Cambridge

Contemporary style kitchen and matching display cabinets, Knightsbridge

“We are thrilled with all your work and couldn’t have asked for a nicer team putting all the Bretton pieces together. Thank you.”

Client from Knightsbridge

Four poster bed, North Essex

“Many thanks to you and all your “crew”. We are both so pleased with the bed, it really is a stunning piece; as is everything else of course!”

Client from North Essex

Library bookcases and bespoke furniture in historic, European country property

“My wife and I are immensely grateful to you and your team for achieving such splendid results in the library. The end result is magnificent and is greatly admired by all who visit ... the urns are also beautifully carved and a splendid final embellishment.

Thank you also for all the other excellent work you did for us both, in my Office, the Family Room, and for all the tables. All of the work has been carried out to an extremely high standard, and I know we will enjoy living with these creations for a long time to come.”

Client from Europe

Bespoke dressing-room and library bookcases, Belgravia

“We’re very happy with all the work you did for us here in London, and will certainly get in touch if we need anything else making.”

Client from Belgravia

Classical styled library in Country Residence

“I just wanted to write to let you all know how delighted we are with the library. It is a tour de force ... a very big thank you to you and all the team for achieving such a wonderful result.”

Client from London

Bespoke kitchen and butler’s pantry in historic Suffolk Country House

“I’m very impressed with the quality of work you’ve carried out at ... Hall, which is a great credit to you.”

Client Architect from Suffolk

Town house bathroom and cabinetry, Kensington

“Many thanks for all the work this far, on all the on-going projects. I’m very happy with the results.”

Client from Kensington

Four poster bed in historic Thameside property

“We are absolutely delighted with the bed and invite all our friends and family who visit to have a look. Needless to say they are all impressed, and there are lots of sounds of appreciation.”

Client from Thameside

Handmade table and chairs, Little Baddow, Essex

“Just a short note to thank you and your colleagues for the beautiful table and chairs which were made for us. They complement our new kitchen perfectly, and we will certainly have no hesitation in recommending you to others.”

Client from Essex

Bespoke dresser, Cambridge

“The dresser is so lovely. I know my husband will be delighted with it. Will you please express our thanks to all concerned in its manufacture.”

Client from Cambridge

Handmade pair of bookcases, North Essex

“We really do love the bookcases you installed and for the first time in 8 years, have a room that we can positively enjoy living in! I thought you would like to know that the friends / neighbours / relations, who took a good look this weekend, were universal in their admiration of design and workmanship ... we love it. So we would like to thank you and your staff for all the work and service that has been most appreciated.”

Client from North Essex

Restoration and repolishing of antique doors, Mayfair Club

“Thank you for the wonderful job on these doors. They were greatly admired last night and are a marvellous improvement on what was there. The previous doors certainly took over a hundred years of constant abuse, and I’m certain your ones will take at least two hundred!”

Client Interior Designer

Traditional bookcases, Cambridge

“Thank you for a job well done. The bookcases have totally transformed our room. Just deciding what to put on the shelves!”

Client from Cambridge

Large contemporary bookcase, Buckinghamshire

“We are delighted with the work you have done.”

Client from Buckinghamshire

Bespoke desk, London

“... I really could not be more delighted and impressed by the exquisite desk you have crafted for me. Thank you so very much.

It has vastly exceeded my expectations, and has already been widely admired by my colleagues ... Thank you so much. It is such a joy to see proper old-fashioned skill and craftsmanship alive and thriving.”

Client from London