York Kitchens & Interiors

Meet Our Team

Managing Director

Oliver Shipley

How long have you worked for York Kitchens & Interiors:

In 2011, I embarked on a remarkable journey by establishing York Kitchens & Interiors. This venture, born out of a passion for design and a commitment to excellence, has since become a testament to success. 

York Kitchens & Interiors has not only flourished but has also become synonymous with innovative design, quality craftsmanship, and unparalleled customer satisfaction. 

 

Favourite Charity:

My favourite charity is Cancer Research UK

 

What is your role and main duties:

A Director/General Manager who oversees strategic planning coordinates operations, and ensures seamless project execution. Responsibilities include team leadership, client relations, and maintaining high-quality standards. They navigate market trends, foster innovation, and drive the company’s overall success in the competitive industry.

 

Qualifications, awards & achievements:

NVQ Level 3 Joinery and BA (Honours) Business Management 

 

What do you enjoy doing outside of work:

I mostly enjoy playing golf, mountain bike riding and spending time with the family. 

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Head Designer

Gareth Allen

How long have you worked for York Kitchens & Interiors:

I have worked for York Kitchens & Interiors for six years.

Favourite Charity:

Cancer Research UK

What is your role and main duties:

Meeting clients & designing inspirational kitchens, bathrooms and bedrooms.

Qualifications, awards & achievements:

1st – in Computer-Aided-Design and 20 years experience in selling and designing kitchens and bathrooms.

What do you enjoy doing outside of work:

Playing golf, training my son to play Rugby, watching York Knights and visiting Michelin Starred restaurants.

Head of Marketing

Robyn Shipley

How long have you worked for York Kitchens & Interiors:

I have worked for York Kitchens & Interiors for four years.

Favourite Charity:

Macmillan Cancer

What is your role and main duties:

Visiting clients and getting feedback, taking images of kitchens, bathrooms and bedrooms we have completed.

Qualifications, awards & achievements:

1st BA Degree

What do you enjoy doing outside of work:

Family time, Tennis & Yoga

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Head of Digital Marketing

Ian Robertson

How long have you worked for York Kitchens & Interiors:

I have worked for York Kitchens & Interiors for 2 years

Favourite Charity:

The NICU Foundation

What is your role and main duties:

I look after the marketing for York Kitchens and Interiors.

Qualifications, awards & achievements:

BA (HONS) Digital Marketing, Meta Certified and Adobe Professinal Level 3

What do you enjoy doing outside of work:

Mostly spent with familiy or watching Luton Town.

Head Fitter

Shaun Craven

How long have you worked for York Kitchens & Interiors:

I have worked for York Kitchens & Interiors for eight years

Favourite Charity:

MIND

What is your role and main duties:

Overseeing all kitchens, bathroom and bedroom installations from start to finish and ensuring the aftercare is as important as the service before the installation.

Qualifications, awards & achievements:

1, 2, 3 NVQ Carpentry and Joinery

What do you enjoy doing outside of work:

Fishing and family time.

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Designer

Chloe Willis

How long have you worked for York Kitchens & Interiors:

5 Months

Favourite Charity:

St Leonard’s Hospice

What is your role and main duties:

Main duties – designing and quoting up kitchens, bathrooms and bedrooms.

Qualifications, awards & achievements:

⁠3 A level A*s in Art, Graphic Design and Business

What do you enjoy doing outside of work:

Going on walks in the hills, trips to the beach and going out for brunch.

Accounts Assistant

Sam Slater

How long have you worked for York Kitchens & Interiors:

5 Months

Favourite Charity:

Eve Appeal

What is your role and main duties:

Looking after the company’s finances as well as administration duties.

Qualifications, awards & achievements:

I have level 1-3 bookkeeping qualifications & administration NVQ.

What do you enjoy doing outside of work:

Outside of work, I am spending time with my family. I love going on walks in the countryside or visiting historical sites and going to concerts.

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Warehouse Manager

Darren Law

How long have you worked for York Kitchens & Interiors:

I have worked for York Kitchens and Interiors for 2 years.

Favourite Charity:

Dogs Trust

What is your role and main duties:

Recieving in goods, organising and sorting orders, delivering orders to our clients.

Qualifications, awards & achievements:

Level 3 NVQ in Groundwork

What do you enjoy doing outside of work:

Socialising and walking in the countryside

Kitchen Installer

Chris Gallier

How long have you worked for York Kitchens & Interiors:

I have worked for York Kitchens and Interiors for ten months

Favourite Charity:

Macmillan Cancer

What is your role and main duties:

Fitting kitchens to a high specification.

Qualifications, awards & achievements:

Level 2 NVQ in Fitted Interiors

What do you enjoy doing outside of work:

Fishing, watching football and holidays.

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Kitchen Intsaller

Reece Moulton

How long have you worked for York Kitchens & Interiors:

I have worked for York Kitchens & Interiors for three years

Favourite Charity:

RSPCA

What is your role and main duties:

Fitting kitchens to a high specification

Qualifications, awards & achievements:

Level 2 NVQ in Carpentry and Joinery

What do you enjoy doing outside of work:

Socialising with friends and family