"Stoneham Kitchens to take part in Coronation Festival"
Press Release March 2013 Stoneham Kitchens to take part in Coronation Festival Specialising in stylish, bespoke kitchens and quality furniture making, Stoneham Plc. will join over 200 Royal Warrant holders at a unique four-day festival, held in The Gardens at Buckingham Palace between the 11th and 14th of July 2013. The Coronation Festival, in celebration of the 60th anniversary of The Queen’s Coronation, is a one-off event, bringing together companies and individuals who hold Royal Warrants of Appointment, a mark of recognition for supplying goods or services to the Households of The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh and the Prince of Wales for more than five years. As Royal Warrant holders since 1995, Stoneham Kitchens will exhibit alongside some of best examples of innovation and excellence in British trade and craft. “We’re thrilled to be taking part in such a prestigious event,” says Adrian Stoneham, Managing Director of Stoneham Kitchens. “As a family company, we’re not a business that’s about being here today, gone tomorrow. We take a long-term view, and this Festival is a great opportunity to join other businesses that share our ethos of quality and innovation.” The Coronation Festival will also be the launch of Stoneham Kitchens own anniversary celebrations, as the company turns 150 next year. “This is an exciting milestone for Stoneham Kitchens and a brilliant time to reflect on where we are today: the people (employees, suppliers, dealers and customers); the designs and new innovations; how we’ve overcome industry challenges along the way; and the company vision that has been a driving force throughout. The Coronation Festival is going to be a wonderful opportunity to launch our anniversary celebrations and unveil a preview of our special edition 1864 collection.” The Festival’s open to members of the public from Friday 12th to Sunday14th July with an expected 60,000 visitors. There will be a Royal Preview on Thursday, 11th July for invited guests, including Members of the Royal Family, charities, patronages, media, armed forces, inward investors and overseas trade missions, and guests of the Royal Warrant Holders Association and the Royal Household. In the evening, the Gardens will host a magnificent performance of music and dance: the Coronation Gala will celebrate cultural life during the reign of Her Majesty, showcasing the achievements and personality of this extraordinary age. To find out more about the Coronation Festival visit: www.coronationfestival.com. Notes to Editors About Stoneham plc. Founded in 1864, Stoneham plc. specialises in stylish, bespoke kitchens and quality furniture making. In its fifth generation of family-ownership, Stoneham Kitchens is built on nearly 150 years of dedication to superior craftsmanship. Contemporary design is met with state-of-the art engineering to create classic kitchens of exquisite high-tech functionality and style. Every kitchen is built to order and manufactured at Stoneham’s modern workshops in Sidcup, Kent. Equipped with the latest CNC machinery, paint and curved door plants, Stoneham’s craftsmen combine their knowledge and skills with the latest engineering techniques and technology to turn natural materials – wood, stone, marble, granite and recycled glass - into timeless kitchens. Renowned for dependable, lifetime quality Stoneham Kitchens has been at the forefront of Kitchen innovation since the 1950s. Distinguished by holding The Royal Warrant to HM The Queen. Kitchens start at £30,000 and there are over 30 different collections in its traditional Heritage and contemporary Avant Garde ranges. Further information Stoneham Kitchens Steve Lipscombe www.stoneham-kitchens.co.uk RONIN Marketing +44 (0) 20 3326 5040 firstname.lastname@example.org www.roninmarketing.co.uk