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Still time to win the big kitchen giveaway

If you fancy a new kitchen to brighten up your home, there is still plenty of time to win a competition that costs nothing to enter. Oak Free Standing Kitchens, which trades from Leeming Bar, near Northallerton, North Yorkshire, is running a social media competition to give away a bespoke kitchen once they hit the […]

North Yorkshire kitchen company continues its drive into Europe

A rapidly growing business based in North Yorkshire has continued its export drive, having supplied a kitchen to another customer in France and started marketing its wares in Spain. Oak Free Standing Kitchens, which has its showroom and workshops in Leeming Bar, near Northallerton, already designs and produces kitchens for customers based all over the […]

Ten thousand ways to support the big kitchen giveaway

If you fancy a new kitchen to brighten up your home, there are ten thousand reasons to ‘like’ a new competition that costs nothing to enter. Oak Free Standing Kitchens, which trades from Leeming Bar, near Northallerton, North Yorkshire, is running a social media competition to give away an Oak Freestanding Kitchen. The competition launches […]

Shop continues its expansion

Growing North Yorkshire business Simply Dutch has embarked on an expansion programme that includes a new display area and a new hairdressing salon for customers at its Leeming Bar shop, near Northallerton. Simply Dutch, which has been trading since 2003, is well known for selling an eclectic range of items, ranging from paintings and ornaments to furniture. […]

Kitchen company completes showroom refurbishment

A rapidly growing kitchens business based in North Yorkshire has competed a £20,000 refurbishment of its showroom. Oak Free Standing Kitchens, which has its showroom and workshops in Leeming Bar, near Northallerton, has given the kitchen showroom a new look. The company has also added new kitchens to it bespoke range, which sells all over […]

We’re bang on trend

At Simply Dutch, we like to keep up with trends and particularly popular at the moment are velvet Chesterfields, sofas and chairs, which have proved a hit with our customers. We have also noticed that, following the 2008 recession, there was a move towards people ‘making do and mend’ and that has led to the […]

Looking to history to create the perfect kitchen

Recreating the past has always been a big theme for people seeking to create the right atmosphere for their homes. With the ‘Rustic’ look becoming increasingly more fashionable, so is the need for skilled craftsman and that is where our team at Oak Free Standing Kitchens come into their own. Because we employ a small […]

Buying the kitchen you really, really want

In an age of mass-produced furniture, more and more people are turning to the real thing, which is why Oak Free Standing Kitchens is proving so popular. Our tailor-made oak kitchens offer great value and can be purchased for similar prices to the ‘chipboard’ offerings that seem to be everywhere in the market and yet have […]

Now that’s magic

We like a bit of stardust at Simply Dutch and over the years we have had plenty of celebrity customers. The sadly missed magician Paul Daniels was a big friend of Simply Dutch for many years, as has been 1966 England World Cup hero Jackie Charlton and outrageous comedian Roy ‘Chubby’ Brown. Lord McAlpine purchased […]

A quirky welcome

Ever visited Rockliffe Hall hotel, near Darlington, and been struck by the quirky items that greet you? Simply Dutch is proud to have supplied all the outdoor elements at the front of the hotel, including the central Stone Obelisk, and many of the interior features, including the two stunning bronze dogs, Rocky and Cliff! If […]