The Factory Workshop

The Factory Workshop
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As the region’s only truly bespoke manufacturer of kitchens, bedrooms, bathrooms and home offices where quality isn’t compromised, only the best materials will do. This is why we only use oak, ash, maple, walnut and cherry. These are woods of the highest quality finish, handcrafted to meet our customer’s expectations.

All our wood is responsibly sourced to have minimal impact on the environment. Kestrel adopts a very strict ‘Responsible Purchasing Policy’, ensuring that all timbers used are from legal origin and sustainable sources. Our customers are assured that all of the timbers we use are from well managed forests ensuring ethical trading.

Kestrel are the region’s founding member of the KBSA (The Kitchen Bathroom Bedroom Specialists Association). This membership provides security of deposit and a quality guarantee to its customers.



We believe quality craftsmanship is key to every aspect of making a bespoke kitchen and this starts with the personalised design service you receive. Our craftsmen have over 50 years of combined design experience and relish the opportunity to design some of the region‘s most exclusive kitchens. Behind the design team are the backbone to Kestrel, a team of fifteen highly experienced cabinet makers. With over 100 years’ of craft to their names in making bespoke handcrafted furniture there is no better team in this region to make your kitchen, home office, fitted bedroom furniture, bathroom, free-standing furniture. You name it we have made it. We take pride at staying at the forefront of what we do, whether it’s pushing the limits of design and manufacturing or investing in our factory workshop. Our unique process of blending 21st technology and traditional cabinetry skills sets us apart from the rest.



Kestrel have proudly been handmaking bespoke kitchens in Norfolk for over 30 years. Norfolk has a long history of craftsmanship and using natural products and we feel honoured to be part of that history. Most of our team have been with us from the start of Kestrel‘s journey and have grown with the company over the years. All members of the Kestrel family are passionate about quality craftsmanship and will not settle for anything less than excellence.


Our Product

Kestrel design with passion and flair. Our bespoke designers will work with you to create a totally unique design and guide you through the often daunting array of options available – making practical and inspiring suggestions about the best use of space and materials. Most importantly we will listen to what you want and work to ensure your design remains bespoke; delivering with you the perfect kitchen, bedroom, bathroom or office.


Our Team

Throughout the process at Kestrel you will be working with experts who care passionately about design and manufacturing. Our design team have a wealth of knowledge on how to maximize the potential from any space while truly listening to the needs of our customers to make sure they get their dream design. Once the design is agreed it will go into production where you will have a team of craftsmen with over 100 years of experience lovingly handcrafting your bespoke kitchen. Here no detail will be over looked and each kitchen will be subject to Kestrel’s famous quality control process to make sure we only deliver perfection. Our team doesn’t end there, we are committed to offering a complete service. To ensure your project is completed to the highest of standards, we have a team of expert kitchen fitters and joiners. We aim to make the entire process as easy as possible for you and make sure that the end result is what you envisaged in your first design consultation.



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  • We would recommend Kestrel unreservedly for their quality, value and calibre of each and every one of their team that we have had the pleasure of dealing with.

    Mr & Mrs Hanbury, Norwich
    Norwich, Norfolk

  • Everything as done very professionally and simply. I felt completely at ease throughout the whole process

    Mrs Taylor, Aylsham
    Norwich, Norfolk

  • Great service, beautiful kitchens, would highly recommend

    Mrs Watson, Beccles
    Norwich, Norfolk

  • We are extremely happy with the end result and now have a beautifully crafted kitchen that fully compliments the dining area. We feel it definitely has the ‘Wow’ factor. Kestrel have delivered on everything we have asked for and we would definitely recommend them.


    Mrs Majewski – East Runton
    Norwich, Norfolk

  • Excellent kitchen – lovely quality and outstanding finish. The designer was very knowledgeable and helpful with design and final finishes for a bespoke kitchen.

    Mr & Mrs Henshaw – Tharston
    Norwich, Norfolk

  • We can not express how happy we are with our new kitchen. We wanted a bespoke and classy look which fitted in with the rest of our house. From the initial meeting through to the completion of work Kestrel proved themselves to be highly efficient and professional.

    Mr & Mrs Dawes, Norwich
    Norwich, Norfolk

  • Very impressed, exactly what we were looking for. We were over the moon with the end result

    Mr & Mrs Fuller, Southwold
    Norwich, Norfolk

  • Our new kitchen certainly has the wow factor! Apart from the quality of your workmanship we are always impressed with Kestrel’s flexibility in tweaking details to our (often changing) requirements, and your ability to overcome any problems with the minimum of fuss and worry. You have excellent people working for you from demolition to finishing and they were always found to be happy, polite and very co-operative. We have now run out of rooms for you to work on but should we need anything further we will be pleased to make contact again.

    Mr & Mrs Jeary, Hempnall
    Norwich, Norfolk

  • When spending a substantial sum on money you have a right to expect certain standards which encompass planning and outcomes, reliability, common courtesey and value for money. Kestrel have met our every hope and expectation and we would have no hesitation in recommending their workmanship and business practices.

    Mrs Hamlin – Norwich
    Norwich, Norfolk

  • I would like to congratulate all the staff at Kestrel for their professional and helpful approach during the fitting of our new kitchen. From the initial design until completion, this work was carried out by staff and craftsmen of the highest calibre who were extremely courteous, friendly and helpful in all aspects of the project.

    Mr & Mrs Robson – Norwich
    Norwich, Norfolk

  • To the staff of Kestrel Kitchens who have improved my life. With the impressive drawings and craftsmen who made the units and the friendly efficient people who installed everything. I now love my kitchen!

    Mrs Thurtle – Norwich
    Norwich, Norfolk

  • I was impressed by the relaxed fashion by everyone that carried out their work. It can be a stressful time for the customer as they know they are ‘in the hands’ of professionals who know more than they do. This fact as well as all the upheaval can cause stress. I was amazed to find I did not feel stressed – for which I am also very grateful. Please pass on our many thanks for the combined efforts of all the ‘Kestrel People’.

    M Annesley – Shipdham
    Norwich, Norfolk

  • I am so pleased with my new kitchen and cannot praise you highly enough. I would have no hesitation in recommending Kestrel to any prospective purchasers. From the earliest consultation full consideration was given to how I wanted my kitchen. Your co-operation, advice and meticulous attention to the smallest detail was excellent. Disruption within my home during the fitting period was kept to an absolute minimum and let me pay tribute to your excellent team – they are superb tradesmen. Many thanks for a job well done!

    Mr Tyce, Thorpe Marriott
    Norwich, Norfolk

  • What a team! You designed my kitchen to maximise the space available with a quality product, craftsman made to high standards through to fitting and excellent customer service. Thank you to all concerned you deserve continued success!

    Mrs Carman, Blofield
    Norwich, Norfolk