Tel  020 8291 5578

Welcome to The Dovetail

Joint. We have been making bespoke kitchens and built in furniture since 1990 and are based at:

Unit 15

Forest Hill Business Centre, 2 Clyde Vale,

Forest Hill,

London SE23 3JF

Tel 020 8291 5578

[email protected]


Please see our Contact Us page for how we are working during this situation.



We hope that you find this site useful.  It will show you some of the furniture that we have built and give you an idea of the quality of our work and how we operate.  


At The Dovetail Joint we design and build bespoke kitchens and other built in furniture.  Everything is made to measure here in our Forest Hill Workshop. 


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The Dovetail Joint – GDPR

-Applies to personal information (names & addresses) collected by The Dovetail Joint for the purpose of managing quotations and work in progress and for purchasing from suppliers.

-Data has been obtained by verbal consent with customers of The Dovetail Joint and their designers, if and when this applies, and our suppliers.

Nature of Data Held

-We hold names and addresses and contact details in order to communicate effectively with our customers and suppliers.

Use of Data

-This data is obtained with explicit consent from customers, potential customers and our suppliers.

-The data obtained is held throughout the duration of The Dovetail Joint’s dealing with the quotation process, the duration of any work commissioned and for six years after the completion of the work in order to deal with any work which might arise during the period of the five year guarantee that this company offers.

Storage of Data

-The Dovetail Joint stores personal data in a secured environment on a secured, cloud-based environment.  This environment is hosted by Dropbox.

-We hold hard copies of this information as a back up.

Destruction of Data

-When a customer ceases to be a current client of the Dovetail Joint, their personal information is removed from the database within 6 months of the six year completion of work process.

Removing data from our Records

-We assume, by continuing involvement with The Dovetail Joint our clients and suppliers reasonably expect to be contacted with reference to activities or news from our Company.

-Should a client or supplier request to be removed from our database, or request that their detail be removed, we will consider this an indication of their wish to terminate their relationship with The Dovetail Joint and will remove their data accordingly.

-If you wish to remove your information, please email: [email protected]


Privacy Notice: The Dovetail Joint has your contact details because you have enquired about our Company, you have commissioned work form our Company or you have been a supplier to our Company. We only use these details to send you information about your enquiries or commissioned work.  We do this because it is in the legitimate interest of our Company and our customer and suppliers to contact you to keep you informed when necessary. Your details are stored securely by our Company, and will be deleted if you ask us to do this or when the usual time as outlined above has expired. You can ask us to amend or delete your details at any time by contacting us at: [email protected]

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Curved island with honed black granite work surfaces, white painted cabinets,and stainless steel clad drawer & door fronts. Glazed door glasses cabinets with glass shelving and cabinet lighting.  Stainless steel roll tambour door to enclose coffee machine and storage shelving

.Painted Shaker kitchen with a mixture of solid iroko and  white composite stone workops, made to measure shelving, seating and built in storage .  Wall cabinets have curved moulded cornice top and below cabinet lighting. 5 burner induction hob set in white composite stone worktop with shelving above and utensil storage rail.

Doors are hung on two and a half inch brushed chrome butt hinges and have magnetic catches.

Flat painted doors with routed handles hung on 110 degree opening blum slow closing hinges, Quartz synthetic stone worksurfaces, induction and gas hobs with concealed extactor which is built in to a  cupboard above.   Solid oak work surfaces on the island unit with a bespoke stainless steel built in sink and drainage area at a lower level.  

Flat white spray painted doors with routed in handles.  Tiled and grouted work tops.  Below cabinet lighting.  Drawers run on soft close Blum concealed full extension drawer runners and all doors and drawers have soft close fittings.

Two deep pan storage drawers and four shallower storage drawers with flat spray painted drawer fonts and routed in handles.  Drawers run on concelaed full extension soft closing Blum drawer runners.   Pullout towel rail in the space to left of drawers

Full height pull out larder units with flat spray painted fronts and routed in handles.

Solid oak work surfaces on the island unit with a bespoke stainless steel built in sink and drainage area at a lower level.