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Founded in 2003 we are the original Affordable Granite Company with experience of installing granite and quartz worktops in thousands of kitchens across the South East of England and beyond.
QUALITY- Holding close links with our suppliers in India & internally conducting thorough inspections abroad we have a tight control over quality. We will not dispatch anything that we will not be proud of owning in our own kitchens. This means that you get the quality you require direct to your home, cutting out the cost of a middleman.
EXPERIENCE- We are NOT a new start-up and hold many years of stonemasonry experience. We have fitted thousands of kitchen work surfaces right across the UK and even done supply only jobs to be delivered abroad. N.B. Installations further afield from our Warehouse at Charlwood in Surrey will incur more cost for templating and installation. We use only our own templaters and installers. Training is conducted in house by our most experienced stonemasons. We have invested in the best machinery and tools necessary to do your installation. Between us we also have a lot of general experience on kitchen installations so are pleased to offer our advice all the way down the line.
STOCK- We own one of the largest stocks of granite worktops of the UK granite manufacturers with over £300,000 of worktops held permanently in our warehouses close to Gatwick Airport, Sussex on the borders of Surrey. Many of our competitors will make you wait for your raw material to be ordered from a 3rd party, either in the UK or abroad. We occasionally also have some ends of batches that we may sell as granite worktops seconds at discounted prices.
ADVERTISING- We do not have large marketing budgets and can therefore pass these savings directly onto you. Our business operates largely through personal recommendations. Why not view a few examples of these for yourself?
SPEED- Our average time between templating and fitting your granite worktops is 2-3 working days. This is incredible given that many of our competitors cause you the inconvenience of 10-14 days without kitchen worktops. We are regularly known to fit worktops next day locally. We have the capability of doing this because we don’t subcontract any of the work and it is all done at our warehouse at Charlwood in Surrey rather than being sent abroad. This however cannot be guaranteed and may not be possible due to the amount of machining involved, but we continuously strive to meet and beat your expectations. (Quartz worktop and Bespoke granite selections brought in from a supplier in the UK can extend the time between template and installation by 1-2 days).
COST- We import a selection of different size worktops , of the different colours that we stock, direct from quarries in India, not through a costly middleman in the UK. Buying direct in large quantities of one colour at a time means that we can be really competitive. These sizes enable us to be able to suit most worktop applications and have less wastage compared to our competitors who use larger slabs. (We also have the flexibility to buy larger slabs in from suppliers in the UK where necessary)
Horley, Surrey, RH6 0EB
Within 70 miles of Gatwick Airport. Including Surrey, Kent, London, Sussex, Hampshire, Berkshire