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New ALNOSTAR DUR display for Bradburys of Exeter

New ALNOSTAR DUR display for Bradburys of Exeter

Bradburys of Exeter's fabulous new ALNO display kitchen is now finished, complete with Siemens appliances, Blanco sink and gorgeous Silestone worktops. The ALNOSTAR DUR gives exceptional texture and linearity and appears almost sculptural, as if carved from stone. This handleless design...

31 Jul 2017

Bradburys of Exeter

Devon Life Home Cook of the Year 2017 Demonstration Day

Devon Life Home Cook of the Year 2017 Demonstration Day

Now in its fourth year, Devon Life's Home Cook of the Year is once again being held at the Bradburys of Exeter showroom in its luxury ALNO working kitchen. The competition will see contestants create a three-course menu, which showcases a celebration of local and seasonal Devon produce, and...

27 Jul 2017

Bradburys of Exeter

Let The Sun Shine: New Summer Colours From ALNO Kitchens

Let The Sun Shine: New Summer Colours From ALNO Kitchens

Enjoy open-plan summer living with ALNO Kitchens new Katthult Pine-effect and Lime Green colour options. Bright and spacious social living spaces are in demand, and ALNO’s ALNOPLAN range with its clean uniform edges and linear appearance is perfect for creating the trend in your home....

18 Jul 2017

Fit Food launch at Bradburys of Exeter

Fit Food launch at Bradburys of Exeter

ALNO kitchens showroom, Bradburys of Exeter recently played host to the launch of Paola Royal's Fit Food Cookery School. 

17 Jul 2017

Bradburys of Exeter

Sven-Hanson Britt Visits Bradburys of Exeter

Sven-Hanson Britt Visits Bradburys of Exeter

Bradburys of Exeter welcomed guests to its German kitchen showroom for an evening of delicious food freshly prepared by Miele Executive Chef, Sven-Hanson Britt. Guests enjoyed a live display of Miele appliances from our working ALNO kitchen, including the combi steam oven, Sous-Vide...

13 Jul 2017

Bradburys of Exeter

An Evening of Jazz and Delicious Food at The ALNO Store Weybridge

An Evening of Jazz and Delicious Food at The ALNO Store Weybridge

The ALNO Store Weybridge welcomed guests to its prestigious German kitchen showroom on Queens Road for an evening of delicious food freshly prepared by Miele Executive Chef, Sven-Hanson Britt, plenty of bubbles, and music by a jazz duo featuring Grenville Harrop.    

12 Jul 2017

The ALNO Store Weybridge

The ALNO Store Bristol Announces Zip Tap Competition Winner

The ALNO Store Bristol Announces Zip Tap Competition Winner

Following The ALNO Store Bristol's recent social media competition to win a Zip HydroTap Arc, the winner - a delighted Kate Gingell - was presented with her prize at our German kitchen showroom, next to Cabot Circus shopping centre in Bristol.   The brand new Zip Arc entry level...

12 Jul 2017

The ALNO Store Bristol

New Dekton Makai Worktop for Bradburys of Exeter

New Dekton Makai Worktop for Bradburys of Exeter

Bradburys of Exeter's ALNOSTAR PEARL showroom display kitchen has recently been complemented by a new Dekton worktop and upstand in Makai from the worksurface brand's 'Wild' collection. Dekton is a non-porous material, which is scratch-resistant, heat resistant and...

10 Jul 2017

Bradburys of Exeter

Meet Halcyon Interiors Beaconsfield at Henley Design Day

Meet Halcyon Interiors Beaconsfield at Henley Design Day

Thinking about how to create your ideal home?  Grab your chance to discuss your plans and get expert advice from the talented designers at Halycon Interiors Beaconsfield at Henley Design Day on Saturday 8th July 2017. The team from the beautiful ALNO kitchen showroom in...

05 Jul 2017

Halcyon Interiors Beaconsfield

Dekton Bookmatch Now On Display at The ALNO Store Bristol

Dekton Bookmatch Now On Display at The ALNO Store Bristol

Our latest showroom display features the stunning Dekton Aura worktop in ultra thin 12mm thickness, demonstrating the clever bookmatching capability of this remarkable product where two adjoining surfaces mirror each other, giving the impression of an opened...

03 Jul 2017

The ALNO Store Bristol

Happy 3rd Birthday to The ALNO Store Leeds

Happy 3rd Birthday to The ALNO Store Leeds

The ALNO Store Leeds recently celebrated its 3rd anniversary since its opening in 2014 with a fantastic evening of live music and live cookery at the flagship showroom in Leeds.  Guests were treated to the sounds of a live saxophone with music by Martin Little, and a delicious...

29 Jun 2017

The ALNO Store Leeds

ALNO Summer Sale Now On!

ALNO Summer Sale Now On!

2017 is a special year for ALNO as it marks our 90th anniversary, and we want to share in the celebrations with you as we head into summer with fantastic savings on luxury German kitchens and top branded appliances!* Synonymous with exceptional quality, the elegant simplicity and...

21 Jun 2017

New Design Opportunities from ALNO

New Design Opportunities from ALNO

ALNO Kitchens introduces bench and table supports, giving you the option to create bespoke furniture for your kitchen, living, and dining spaces. Create a breakfast bar, peninsula, or table and bench seating with contemporary angled legs in stainless steel from ALNO, designed to allow you...

14 Jun 2017

Fit Food open event with Bradburys of Exeter

Fit Food open event with Bradburys of Exeter

Join Bradburys of Exeter on Saturday 15th July 2017 from 10am - 12noon, for the launch of the Fit Food cookery school, run by Paola Royal.  Do you like to eat healthy food but don't want to spend hours preparing meals?  Would you like to find your way back to...

05 Jun 2017

Bradburys of Exeter

Miele cookery demonstration at Bradburys of Exeter

Miele cookery demonstration at Bradburys of Exeter

Bradburys of Exeter invites you to join its Miele cookery evening on Tuesday 11th July 2017 from 6pm - 8pm. With an informative and interactive cookery demonstration, held in our stylish ALNO kitchen showroom by Miele Executive Chef, Sven-Hanson Britt, you will enjoy...

05 Jun 2017

Bradburys of Exeter

One for your diary: Miele cookery demonstration at The ALNO Store Weybridge

One for your diary: Miele cookery demonstration at The ALNO Store Weybridge

You are invited to join us on Wednesday 5th July 2017 from 5 - 8pm at The ALNO Store Weybridge.  With an informative and interactive cookery demonstration by Miele Executive Chef, Sven-Hanson Britt, you will enjoy canapes and drinks, while learning about the...

03 Jun 2017

The ALNO Store Weybridge

Up to Half Price Off ZIP Taps with The ALNO Store Bristol

Up to Half Price Off ZIP Taps with The ALNO Store Bristol

The ALNO Store Bristol is delighted to announce a fantastic promotional offer with ZIP UK following its recent social media competition to win a ZIP hot water tap. From June 1st to August 31st 2017, the Bristol based store will be offering customers a saving of up to HALF...

01 Jun 2017

The ALNO Store Bristol

The ALNO Store Leeds 3rd Anniversary Event

The ALNO Store Leeds 3rd Anniversary Event

The ALNO Store Leeds welcomes you to join its 3rd anniversary event on Tuesday 27th June 2017, from 5pm – 8pm. 

19 May 2017

The ALNO Store Leeds

An Evening with Miele Executive Chef Sven-Hanson Britt

An Evening with Miele Executive Chef Sven-Hanson Britt

Recently, we were delighted to welcome clients to our Bradburys of Exeter showroom for an exclusive evening event with Miele Executive Chef, Sven-Hanson Britt.  Sven-Hanson produced three wonderful courses using the Miele combi steam oven, Sous-Vide warming drawer, Teppanyaki hotplate and...

18 May 2017

Bradburys of Exeter

Win a ZIP Hot Water Tap with The ALNO Store Bristol

Win a ZIP Hot Water Tap with The ALNO Store Bristol

To celebrate the launch of the new Zip HydroTap, The ALNO Store Bristol has partnered with Zip to give away a FREE Zip hot tap worth £1,099! For your chance to win, all you have to do is head to our Facebook and Twitter pages and follow the...

12 May 2017

The ALNO Store Bristol

Devon Life Home Cook of the Year 2017

Devon Life Home Cook of the Year 2017

Bradburys of Exeter has once again teamed up with Devon Life magazine for their Home Cook of the Year competition.

05 May 2017

Bradburys of Exeter

ALNO Colour Trends 2017: Green

ALNO Colour Trends 2017: Green

Green is the colour of nature.  It relates to balance, harmony, well-being, and re-birth, and suggests fresh beginnings and growth.

04 May 2017

Fun with Chocolate at The ALNO Store Leeds

Fun with Chocolate at The ALNO Store Leeds

The Chocolate Extravaganza at The ALNO Store Leeds was a great success with everyone who came along to watch the master chocolatiers from York's Chocolate Story expertly create unique and interesting chocolate treats live in the showroom.

02 May 2017

The ALNO Store Leeds

ALNO Shortlisted for Two BKU Awards

ALNO Shortlisted for Two BKU Awards

We're delighted to announce that ALNO has been shortlisted in two categories in the BKU Awards 2017. The categories are, Best Overall Kitchen Brand and Best Overall Brand of the Year. Not only is the ALNO brand in with a chance of winning, but ALNO retailers, Diane Berry Kitchens and...

27 Apr 2017

Sylvain Peltier Patisserie Event at Bradburys

Sylvain Peltier Patisserie Event at Bradburys

As her Devon Home Cook of the Year 2016 prize, finalist Karen Walker will be enjoying a day of patisserie tuition from Sylvain Peltier, held at the Bradburys of Exeter showroom.

25 Apr 2017

Bradburys of Exeter

ALNO Gets Framed

ALNO Gets Framed

ALNO looks to traditional British styles for the inspiration behind its new ALNOFRAME range. With its solid wood frame and distinctly cottage-style elegance, you would be forgiven for mistaking ALNO’s new ALNOFRAME kitchen for a characteristic English-made door.  Manufactured in...

24 Apr 2017

See ALNO at Grand Designs Live in London

See ALNO at Grand Designs Live in London

Head to Grand Designs Live at London’s ExCel from 29th April – 7th May 2017 to see a stunning ALNO kitchen, courtesy of The ALNO Store London. The display will be part of the Miele stand, and will feature our stunning ALNOSTAR DUR door, in brand new Ferro...

24 Apr 2017

The ALNO Store London

Diane Berry Kitchens Shortlisted  for Inspiring Women Award

Diane Berry Kitchens Shortlisted for Inspiring Women Award

Multi-award-winning ALNO retailer, Diane Berry of Diane Berry Kitchens has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Business Category of the Inspiring Women Awards 2017.

19 Apr 2017

Diane Berry Kitchens

Expert Advice from Diane Berry Kitchens at Grand Designs Live

Expert Advice from Diane Berry Kitchens at Grand Designs Live

Heading to Grand Designs Live at ExCel London from 29th April – 7th May? Multi-award-winning ALNO kitchen designer Diane Berry will be on hand to offer free, one-to-one, 30-minute consultations at the Kitchen Advice Centre, sponsored by Miele. If you're planning a new kitchen,...

11 Apr 2017

Diane Berry Kitchens

ALNO Colour Trends 2017: Blue

ALNO Colour Trends 2017: Blue

Blue is a timeless colour.  It is the colour of life; from the sky to the sea, blue suggests revitalisation and relaxation.  Both classic and contemporary, when it comes to the home, blue is a colour scheme that works with little effort, making it ideal for creating a space that will...

10 Apr 2017

ALNO Spring Offer Now On

ALNO Spring Offer Now On

Considering a fresh new look for your kitchen in time for Summer? Then you’ll be pleased to hear that the ALNO Spring Offer is now on. Don’t miss the chance to make savings on selected ALNO kitchens and appliances*, and discover inspiring kitchen design solutions to Spring...

10 Apr 2017

ALNO FEATURES ON MORE 4'S 'BUILDING THE DREAM'

ALNO FEATURES ON MORE 4'S 'BUILDING THE DREAM'

We were very excited to see not one, but two ALNO kitchens designed by Bradburys of Exeter featured on a recent episode of More 4's 'Building the Dream'. The episode sees Graham and Nicky Daniel plan an ambitious contemporary home on a secluded woodland site....

30 Mar 2017

Bradburys of Exeter

Chocolate Extravaganza at The ALNO Store Leeds!

Chocolate Extravaganza at The ALNO Store Leeds!

The ALNO Store Leeds hosts an indulgent evening with York’s Chocolate Story at the flagship showroom.  A post-Easter celebration of Yorkshire's chocolate heritage, The ALNO Store Leeds invites you to join a live demonstration of chocolate making by a master chocolatier...

28 Mar 2017

The ALNO Store Leeds

Naturally ALNO: New ALNOSTRUCT

Naturally ALNO: New ALNOSTRUCT

Kitchen design takes a natural approach with ALNO’s striking new real wood veneer range, ALNOSTRUCT. With a natural oak front, ALNOSTRUCT has a wonderful tactile finish that evokes a grounding, down-to-earth atmosphere, and a sense of being close to nature.  The palpable knots and...

17 Mar 2017

Houzz Kitchen Trends Study 2017: New Kitchens Lead to Healthier Lifestyles

Houzz Kitchen Trends Study 2017: New Kitchens Lead to Healthier Lifestyles

Over the past few weeks, we have been looking at the Houzz Kitchen Trends Study 2017, picking out some key points which may be helpful and interesting for those of you looking to buy a new kitchen this year. We have looked at how and why people are renovating, what cabinets, worktops and...

10 Mar 2017

Inside ALNO: What Inspires the Designers?

Inside ALNO: What Inspires the Designers?

Dan Cranage – Showroom Manager at The ALNO Store Leeds Dan Cranage has been Showroom Manager of the flagship ALNO showroom in Leeds since 2016, and has been designing kitchens for around eight years. In his role, Dan’s aim is to provide his customers with a functional and...

09 Mar 2017

The ALNO Store Leeds