Our 1909 kitchen designs range features traditional origins combined with contemporary kitchen cabinets, featuring clean lines and a smooth aesthetic. This modern and versatile Shaker kitchen collection will bring your home into the 21st century while preserving the beauty of a quintessentially British design.  

The team of experienced, award-winning designers that work here at Kitchens For DIY, are on an on-going quest to discover even more high-quality products for you to choose from. Our 1909 Shaker kitchens range evolves with the times to ensure that our designs fit all your stylistic and budget requirements.

why choose us?

As West Midlands-based kitchen specialists, who have worked in the industry since the early 1980s, here at Kitchens For DIY, we have been creating fitted kitchen designs for families across the UK for nearly forty years. We are proud to show you our 1909 range in any of our showrooms in Solihull, Sutton, Merry Hill and Swindon. At Kitchens For DIY, you will be treated with the care and attention that you deserve, so we can help you achieve your kitchen goals. Our offering includes:

Nearly 40 years of experience
Hundreds of kitchen designs to choose from
A bespoke approach to every customer
No-obligation design service
Impeccable quality of all our products
Convenient options for kitchens on finance

about us

The one important thing you should know about Kitchens for DIY is that we care. We care about quality, we care about professionalism and most importantly, we care about you. 

We are a family-owned business based in the West Midlands, with a history of helping families across the UK find their perfect classic kitchens since 1982. With nearly 40 years of experience to learn from, a team of award-winning designers on hand and thousands of happy customers across the country, we are the kitchen specialists you can trust. 

A Shaker Kitchen on Finance

At Kitchens For DIY, we believe that if you want to have a stunning Shaker-style kitchen in your home, your budget shouldn’t have to hold you back. To help you get the 1909 kitchen of your dreams as soon as possible, we designed a flexible Buy Now and Pay Later finance solution. Using that, you can enjoy your new kitchen today while we get the payment over the following 12 months, and you won’t have to worry about being charged interest.


Purchase Your KITCHEN and make full use of it now.

Whether you’d like to pay in one lump sum, or by spreading the cost, pay in full within the first 12 months of receiving your kitchen and no interest will be charged

(£29 early exit fee applies).

For more information about our finance plan, please get in touch with us and we would be more than happy to help.






Amount of credit


Rate of Interest

7.8% p.a fixed

Representative APR

11.9% APr

Duration of agreement

132 months incl. 12 months deferral

120 Monthly Payments


Total Amount payable


Early Exit Fee


Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Bucklescale Ltd trading as Kitchens for DIY, 17 Sapcote Trading Centre, Powke Lane, Cradley Heath B64 5QR act as a credit broker and not the lender. Credit is provided by Hitachi Personal Finance, a division of Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

your trusted west
midlands kitchen specialists

With a nearly four-decade-long history, Kitchens For DIY is your trusted local fitted kitchens specialist for the West Midlands and the surrounding area. We are a family-owned business and we work with a team of award-winning designers to constantly develop our contemporary kitchens range.

Below you’ll find dozens of stunning modern kitchen designs to explore. If you would like to experience the atmosphere created by our contemporary kitchens, just come and visit us in one of our West Midlands showrooms to see exactly what our designs are like in real life. We welcome you to any of our sites in Solihull, Sutton, Merry Hill and Swindon. 

how to plan your
dream kitchen

Taking on a DIY kitchen project isn’t easy, even if you are looking at a more minimalistic design, such as the ones in our 1909 range. Yet, with the help of our handy plan below, you will be on your dream kitchen journey in no time!

step 1:

Any kitchen project starts with taking measurements, in order to better understand the space you have at your disposal. To ensure you take accurate measures, we’ve prepared a kitchen measuring guide for you to use.

step 2:

Planning for our 1909 range is easy with our online kitchen layout planner - it helps you build a digital layout for your kitchen, which brings you a step closer to having your DIY kitchen project become reality.

step 3:
get inspired

Our customers love the 1909 range, so you are sure to find some inspiration for your own kitchen set-up in our gallery, which features real-life examples of kitchens we have designed for our customers.

step 4:
get shopping

With planning out of the way and with lots of inspiration to keep you going, it’s time to dive into our 1909 range and buy your ideal kitchen today!

our range

Featuring painted in-frame cupboards and elegant contemporary design, our 1909 range is perfect for any modern British family home. From the simplicity of the linear Slab design to the modernised version of a classic style in our Shaker kitchen selection and the sophisticated look of the Half Pencil & Scalloped design - your dream kitchen is somewhere below, so get ready to explore our range!

contact US TODAY

SPEak to one of our award winning design team:

01384 262525

CALL to book an appointment;

or you can drop in to one of OUR showrooms or complete an enquiry form and one of team will be in touch.

what makes a classic kitchen look?

Before we go, let’s take a quick look at the essential elements of a classic kitchen.
First, let’s talk about the colours. A traditional classic kitchen relies on light neutral colours with white, being the preferred choice in many homes. Yet, some definition with light greys and occasionally dark blues, even purple, can be used to accentuate your space. 

Next come the materials. A timeless classic look goes hand-in-hand with natural materials, such as wood, marble and glass. Wood, of course, is often the dominant feature, due to its warm and inviting colour. 

Last but not least, simplicity is key. A traditional kitchen is often plain and flexible in its origin, so that it allows for flexibility in the addition of homeware and personal touches over time. Also, a simple design never goes out of date. It easily fits in with your daily life and becomes an irreplaceable part of it.

what is a shaker kitchen

The concept of a Shaker kitchen has appeared multiple times when speaking about our 1909 range. However, unless you have had the chance to dip your toes into the world of kitchen designs, you might be unfamiliar with the term.

A Shaker kitchen is defined by its characteristic minimalism and linear aesthetics. In this aspect, it is closer to the modern kitchen design rather than the traditional kitchen. Interestingly, the style traces back to an 18th-century religious sect which preached simplicity in life, hence the restraint in details and the focus on practicality. However, the Shaker-style has since evolved to become a preferred option for those who love elegance, simplicity and, of course, wood.

what is a modern kitchen after all?

Historically speaking, what we call a modern kitchen design first emerged around the WWI and has kept its original core elements to this day. The modern kitchen design is minimalistic and angular. It features very little ornamentation and incorporates geometric forms in the decoration.

The textured look of wood combined with the traditional, defined kitchen units of a classic kitchen has been replaced by flat smooth surfaces and built-in kitchen appliances for a sleek, smooth look.

contact US TODAY

SPEak to one of our award winning design team:

01384 262525

CALL to book an appointment;

or you can drop in to one of OUR showrooms or complete an enquiry form and one of OUR team will be in touch.

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