Alcoves are usually associated with period properties, where they are created by a chimney breast jutting into the room
Typically these double recesses either side of the fireplace are reclaimed as storage in livingrooms and bedrooms
Traditional alcove units
Our traditional Alcove units are perfect for in-keeping with the original style of your period properties,
traditional face frames
inset panel beaded doors
profiled top & skirtings
classic bookcase/display shelves uppers
We tend to run with 2 alcove designs at Jackson woodworks, Traditional (above) and Modern (below), both can be tailored to your style preferences
Our modern style alcove units are more suited for people who want a more contemporary look
flat slab or shaker doors
clean straight lines and edges
chunky 'floating' shelfs
finding freestanding furniture to fit those arkward alcoves can be fustrating, All our alcove units are bespoke & Made to measure, they will give you an amazing amount of storage that is functional, looks great and will certainly enhance your home.
traditional alcove base cabinet with media shelf
copper handles on a traditional cabinet
Jackson woodworks specialise in creating wonderful, Bespoke Alcove Units, Alcove Cupboards, Alcove Shelving and Alcove Wardrobes for many happy customers across Yorkshire.
Traditionally the Alcove unit layout is a base cabinet below and shelving above, however, it does not have to be this way!
The beauty of bespoke is that we can build to your requirements,
We have incorporated cupboards, a log store and a wine rack into this alcove
Benefits or fitted Alcove furniture
make use of awkward spaces
We can offer various solutions to make the most of your alcove, regardless of the shape or size
No unsightly gaps and dust traps
Built to last
solidly built using quality materials
Made to measure
Because every alcove is different its difficult to buy high street furniture to fit
traditional style cabinetry, perfect for period properties
Use of height
Upper shelves/bookcases can be used for book storage or display purposes without taking up valuable floor space
Our Alcove units are built and painted in the workshop before the installation date.
By working this way we only need to be in your home for the installation (usually 1-2 days) this massively reduces disruption compared to having then scratch built on site
if you have any questions about our alcove cupboards we are happy to answer them
bespoke fitted alcoves
In most properties with a chimney breast it continues thru the upper floors and out of the roof, this means going up each floor will have a pair of alcoves in the bedrooms,
As we know Alcoves can be odd sizes for freestanding furniture. Bespoke Alcove wardrobes are the perfect solution to maximise storage and inject style into the room
About our Alcove units
Our alcove cabinets come with some quality features as standard, let's take a look
Full base carcass, inc back
Oak veneer / painted internal
22mm thick doors
Choice of 7 door styles
Adjustable base shelf
Made to measure
With every home and every Alcove being different we can offer a whole range of options and upgrades to achieve the look and storage to suit your needs
Media shelf opening
Traditional pilaster flutes
Log store opening
T&G back panel
25-27mm thick door upgrade
Integrated USB / wireless charging points
‘’How to build an alcove cupboard and shelves’’
ok, admit it you googled it didn’t you…..
New for 2020 we have the release of our new range ‘BASELINE’ aimed at DIY & renovators.
Our goal is to take the pain of the build away,
We can deliver a pre-built, pre-assembled alcove cupboard that is unfinished. All ready to install and paint
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FITTED WARDROBESBeautiful handmade fitted wardrobes
WINE STORAGEA place to store your vast collection of wine
WINDOW SEATSCreate a nice place to sit and enjoy them countryside views
''Thank you, Jamie, you did an excellent job for me yesterday. I have no hesitation in recommending you to anyone. From start to finish the standard and skill of your workmanship were exemplary. You left the rooms perfectly clean and tidy -- I didn't need to get the vacuum cleaner out''
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