Suppliers – Series 2 – Episode 2 – Hemel Hempstead – 2018

Shou Sugi Ban ‘A new range of timber exclusively available through James Latham and manufactured exclusively by our dedicated team of skilled craftsmen at Shou Sugi Ban in the UK. Yūkari brings various unparalleled textures to enhance spaces inside and out. Completely FSC Certified and fully sustainable. Search #Yukari’ Provided the stunning exterior Yūkari cladding. Supplied by – James Latham Installed by – Decorum.London Manufactured by – Shou Sugi Ban


Neptune ‘For those who are yet to discover Neptune, theirs is a world of beautifully hand-crafted furniture, textiles and accessories for the home and garden. Design wise, Neptune is perhaps most known for kitchens with its heirloom-worthy dressers not far behind. Its trademark ‘look’ is British. Refined, simple, sturdy, and with an almost obsessive attention to detail. And the brand is certainly most respected for its commitment to craft and quality. Never will you find chipboard in a Neptune piece, nor will you see MDF, ever. Put simply, they make things they’re proud of, and want you to be too’ Provided the Chichester single bed, with an upholstered Holkham Sand headboard and a Carter extending dining table.

Lilla Rugs ‘Lilla Rugs helps people find the perfect rug, at the most sensible price. Every Lilla Rug is made 100% by hand, so each and every rug is one of a kind. No two rugs are the same. Lilla Rugs has one of the largest selections of handmade rugs in the UK, with a 10,000 sqft showroom. Rugs play a vital part in making a house a home, and every home is unique, making variety key. With the added convenience of shopping online, Lilla Rugs makes finding your dream rug easier than ever before. All of our rugs are fair trade, locally produced and are made using eco-conscious materials. They are all hand picked from their originating country.’ Provided ALEAH Moroccan Berber Beni Ourain.

I Love Retro ‘I Love Retro is a British brand specialising in retro-inspired homewares, furniture and gifts, collections translate a love of vintage, nostalgia, bold colour and fun.’ Provided the 746 Telephone in grey, the Alarm Clock in orange and the pineapple in yellow.

Oliver Bonas ‘Oliver Bonas is an independent British lifestyle store, designing our own take on fashion and homeware.’ Provided the mini faces scented candle set, pineapple gold glass storage box, rose gold string lights and the sabbia vase.

Vinterior ‘Vinterior is UK’s leading marketplace for remarkable vintage and contemporary furniture. We work with over 1200 boutique sellers to bring a curated collection of 40’000 products – everything from antique, retro, contemporary and beyond!’ Provided the Yellow sofa and armchair.

Rose and Grey ‘Rose & Grey are an independent store selling furniture and home accessories, based in the north of England. We sell everything that you need for a stylish home, from velvet sofas to faux flowers, elegant side tables and cosy textiles.’ Provided a white speckled concrete planter and a black iron wood plant on stands in small.

Denby ‘Greenwich is designed for living and made to last in the heart of Derbyshire using craftmanship perfected over 200 years.’ Provided tableware in the Denby greenwich collection.

Bedeck ‘Bedeck was founded in 1951, by the late Alexander Irwin.
It is now run by the third generation of the Irwin family, and although the company has changed over the years, what hasn’t is our obsession with decoration. From the very beginning our desire was to enhance plain with pattern. We continue to be inspired by everything around us today. We take pride in stitching ornament into the ordinary. This commitment to creativity remains fundamental in everything that we do today. ‘Provided the Bedeck 1951 Kanza Bedding in Ecru and Peacock Blue Hotel Linley in White.

Argos ‘Argos is a leading UK digital retailer selling more than 60,000 products through its website, mobile channels, 850+ stores and over the telephone. Argos is the UK’s number one toy retailer and a market leader in homeware and electrical products.’ Provided the Cookworks 4 slive toaster in Almond and the Cookworks Traditional Kettle in Red.

ASOS ‘ASOS is a global fashion destination for 20-somethings. We have more than 87,000 ASOS and branded products on site, with 5,500 new items added each week. We also offer fashion-related content through our websites, mobile apps, the ASOS Magazine and our social media accounts, which have more than 20 million followers.’ Provided a variety of products such as; set of 3 geometric planters, mini planter – eyes shut, white dip planter and orange horse planter.

Direct Blinds ‘Direct Blinds is an online brand, manufacturing and supplying high-quality bespoke blinds, curtains and shutters to customers nationwide since 1969. The vast majority of products are made in-house, using quality fabric and materials, and come with an extended 3-year warranty. At, you can find over 3,000 different window dressings in a variety of styles, colours and patterns to suit any taste and interior. Visit to get inspired & find your next perfect fit window blind’ Provided the bedroom and living room with white blackout roller blinds.

Wooden Blinds Direct ‘Blinds Direct is a leading home furnishing manufacturer offering a wide range of interior furnishings including wooden blinds, Roman blinds, shutters, curtains and more. From our dedicated facility in West Yorkshire, we manufacture over 3000 high quality interior products each week. To view our full collection, visit’ Provided the kitchen with Woodlux simple white with tapes – faux wood venetian blind.

Lisa Angel ‘A Norwich born lifestyle inspired brand, Lisa Angel has a focus on the unique and designs, creates and sells an exciting range of personalised jewellery and accessories, homeware and gifts all with free worldwide delivery.’ Provided lights and a marble planter

Swoon ‘We started Swoon with the aim of giving these home-lovers beautiful designs at fair prices (we were astonished at the cost of great design).The Swoon Studio, our in-house design team, works tirelessly to create original pieces which fuel your home obsession – and having no middlemen, shops or warehouses keeps prices low. We love what we do and, more than anything, we want to help you create your personal sanctuary – your home’ Provided the Karlsson media unit in rosewood and brass, The thea coffee table in Acacia and Brass and the Jolie Mirror in German Silver which featured in the snug room.

Kelly Hoppen ‘ is a luxury online store with accessories, bed linen, cushions, candles, furniture and gifts, all carrying the stamp of the multi-award winning designer’s iconic neutral-yet-opulent style’ Provided a variety of products including the display tray, footed black bowl, honeycomb pot black, orange bubble vase.

Mrs Moores ‘Mrs Moore offers eccentric, luxurious tableware, textiles, prints, stationery and homeware featuring characters to delight and inspire, including Alice In Wonderland and the original Metamorphosis collection. Every teacup, cake plate, coaster, tea towel, cushion and notebook is made with love in England. With a love for vintage fashion, high tea, and unique design, Mrs Moore is all about creating beautiful pieces for your home with an heirloom quality. Bring a little character and charm into your home with Mrs Moore!’ Provided the stunning center piece Alive Chintz 2 Tier Cake Stand in white.

Sainsburys ‘Has a mission is to continually inspire customers, offering beautifully designed, yet affordable collections for all different homes and lifestyles. Now the ninth largest retailer of home ware in the UK, customers can shop for Sainsbury’s Home in over 400 stores nationwide.’ Provided a variety of products such as the Helsinki Colour Block Cushion, Helsinki Diamond Cushion and the Nordic Skies Grey Knitted Pom Pom Throw.

Call To Mind ‘Call-to-Mind is the world’s first dementia board game. Playing Call-to-Mind inspires fun conversations that makes it easier to enjoy quality time with family, friends and carers across all generations. This board game was conceived by two sisters – one an occupational therapist and the other a graphic designer. They were determined to improve the lives of those living with dementia in a fun way, boosting morale, confidence and self-esteem – giving everyone a voice!’ Provided the Call to Mind board game.


Belling ‘Inside every great home since 1912.’ Provided the Belling Farmhouse 90E electric range cooker with 5 zone ceramic hob.

Tre Mercati ‘Established in 1977, Tre Mercati Ltd is a family run business that supplies designer bathroom and kitchen taps, showers and accessories to the bathroom trade. Our focus is on providing excellent personal customer service and stylish Italian products to enhance your home’ Provided the Milan tap in black.

Roofing Superstore ‘Construction Materials Online brands list over 50,000 building supplies from its specialist online merchants Roofing Superstore, Drainage Superstore and Insulation Superstore, offering convenient 24/7 ordering and advice from its expert helplines.’ Provided the Velux electric flat glass roof light clear for a flat roof (sizes 1000 x 1500mm)

Abode Designs ‘Abode offers ranges of kitchen taps, sinks and bathroom products created for people who want the perfect blend of modern design, performance and sheer quality.’ Provided the Matrix SQ GR15 1.5 Bowl in Black Metallic Granite.


Wood Flooring Engineered ‘Wood Flooring Engineered Ltd are proudly a British Manufacturer / Wholesaler of high-end bespoke engineered wooden flooring and parquet. We are quintessentially a British family business with a heritage in engineered design and passion for production. Having manufactured wooden floors and parquet for over twenty five years, we are extremely proud to have been invited to represent British Manufacturing, by featuring in the 2018 Parliamentary Review. All of our engineered tongue and groove wooden flooring is sustainably sourced, using only the finest F.S.C. timbers, which include: our native English Pippy Oak Flooring and English Elm Flooring, Douglas Fir Flooring, White Oak Flooring, American White Ash Flooring and American Black Walnut Flooring. From our factory on the Somerset levels we work to individual specifications and time-frames. Your floor, your way … timber, board width / length, profile, texture, stain and finish.’ Provided flooring in American white Ash.


Crown Paints ‘Crown Trade, as part of the Crown Paints family, has a long history of manufacturing high quality paints and is a proud holder of the Royal Warrant. As the company’s premium quality professional paint brand, Crown Trade is widely used by contractors, decorators and builders on residential and commercial projects thanks to its extensive product range, which has been carefully developed to provide high quality solutions for all decorating projects. ‘Provided 10 Litres of Dark Grey Epimac floor paint.

Graham and Brown ‘Founded in 1946 by two friends Harold Graham and Henry Brown, the Graham & Brown business in still family-run over seventy years later. As a worldwide company we pride ourselves on producing the highest quality wallpapers, paints and accessories and having our customers are at the heart of everything we do. Graham & Brown are proud to have supplied their quality paints for the new series of Love your Home and Garden.’ Provided Botony Wall paint for the snug walls, G&B white Matt for the kitchen walls, and the ceilings and covings were Hurst a matt hurst green.

Murals Wallpaper ‘MuralsWallpaper is a UK based mural and wallpaper manufacturer who transform unique, hand crafted designs into made to measure murals for homes and commercial spaces the world over.’ Provided the Amidst mist wall mural featured in the snug room.


Pooky ‘Pooky was founded in 2014 to create a range of beautiful, decorative, classy lights, which would enhance any home and which, importantly, would not break the bank. Today there is a great range of gorgeous and somewhat quirky decorative lighting products available online at a surprisingly reasonable price, combined with snappy service and a friendly approachability. The range includes table lamps, floor lamps, pendant lights, chandeliers, desk lights and wall lights in brass, glass, ceramic wood and marble and lampshades in silk ikats, Indian silks, linens, block printed cottons and parchment.They have also recently launched a range of wonderfully affordable Mirrors.’ Provided the Nellie Table Lamp, Ursula Wall light in brass and Artur table lamp, large coolie hat in burnt orange.

Philips Hue ‘Philips Hue is your personal wireless lighting system that lets you easily control your light and create the right ambience for every moment. Bring your smart home to life with the most connected light in the world.’ Provided 8 hue bulbs and a Philips hue system starter kit.

Industville ‘Industville is a rapidly expanding company specialising in the design and manufacture of unique industrial lighting and furniture. We pride ourselves on offering clients high quality design-led products – especially in large quantities and at low costs – which means less time is spent searching for originals that can be purchased in bulk. All our products are designed in the UK by a team of in-house designers and architects, with all pieces being exclusively manufactured for them in a dedicated factory. Each product is made from the highest quality materials and individually hand finished to ensure an authentic individual quality is retained – holding true to the feel that is unique to vintage fixtures. As a result we have worked with a variety of distinguished retail, leisure and hospitality companies such as: Jury’s Inn, Jamie Oliver’s Restaurants, Pizza Express, Ask Italian, Zizzi, Las Iguanas, Costa Coffee, Café Nero, SuperDry and Lush, in addition to smaller scale interior projects and retail customers.’ Provided the Vintage lighting metal ceiling rose with sevel outlet in antique brass and seven vintage sleek edison wite pendant in pewter. Ceiling Rose Edison Pendant


Ironmongery Direct ‘The UK’s biggest range of ironmongery, with over 16,500 products in stock for next day delivery’ Provided a variety of products such as stainless steel twin ball bearing, hinges, roller catch and touch point Juliet level door handle on a rose door kit in black.

Insulating Windows ‘Insulating Windows have a 30 years association with the county of Hertfordshire . Based in Hemel Hempstead the business has supplied in excess of 22,000 installations. As a business we abide by the philosophy that our customers will always be saying something about us, good or bad. The best part is that we get to influence what is said by delivery a quality product backed up with an excellence of service. We are a member of Checkatrade a Which trusted trader and Hertfordshire trading standards approved. Should you be interested in a non obligation quotation please don’t hesitate to contact us. When installing energy efficient windows and doors choose well and we look forward to hearing from you.’ Provided windows and doors.

Workwear Express ‘Experts in Personalised Workwear, Uniforms and Promotional Clothing’ Provided hard hats, high vis, gloves and overalls.

Knowles Skirting ‘E & S W Knowles is a British Manufacturer of timber products. From Skirting & Architrave to bespoke made doors. Our company was founded 95 years ago with a wealth of knowledge in our field that over the years has helped strengthen our brand values. E. & S.W. Knowles & Co. Ltd experience stems from being a major supplier of fire rated and regular doors, door sets, pallets, cladding, packing and cases, we also have extensive joinery capabilities, and if its wood, chances are we can manufacture it.’ Provided the entire downstairs with square edged skirting.

SDS London ‘SDS London have been supplying Architectural Ironmongery for over 30 years. Our vast range of products allows us to provide for all interiors. We have many prestigious brands and hardware types to choose from.’ Provided Soss hinges ‘We’ve been supplying the very best of them for a while now. Your home is a canvas that tells your story to the world, and it’s our goal to bring your radiator into the picture. So if you’ve got a boring, white rectangle taking up space on your wall, we’re here to help replace it with something truly special’.  Provided the Brenton designer column style white radiators.

Promain ‘Paints is a leading specialist in the industrial paint industry; working with companies across the UK. They supply the highest quality paint and technical advice to local councils, corporations and trade businesses’ Provided a selection of paints for both the house and the garden.

Twistfix Provided the itumescent paint to ensure the interior cladding is fire retardant.

Socket Store ‘Socket Store is a leading retailer of luxury interior and outdoor lighting, and carries an extensive range of sockets, switches, LED lamps and electrical accessories. Socket Store partners with renowned brands including Dar and Philips to continually refresh its lighting collections and reflect interior design trends.’ Provided the contour matt black sockets and switches and the contour hammered black dimmer.

GJohns ‘Are family owned and run business that is over 125 years old, we boast a wealth of experience in the business, supplying both the public and trade with the highest quality of fittings, backed by first class expertise and knowledge and are specialists in Architectural ironmongery.’ Provided the 30 minute fire rated adjustable sliding pocket door kit.

Taylor Wimpey ‘Taylor Wimpey is one of the largest home building companies in the UK.’ Provided the FD30 door for the pocket sliding wall.


Trex Trex ‘Company is the world’s number one decking brand.  It is a composite wood decking, made out of 95% recycled materials but looks as good as any traditional wooden decking.  Composite decking is highly durable and eco-friendly and unlike traditional wood it resists fading, scratching and mould.  It also won’t rot, warp, crack or splinter, regardless of harsh weather conditions or daily wear and tear.  In fact, you never need to worry about sanding, staining or painting it and it is also splinter-free, making it a much safer and more comfortable decking choice for families.’ Provided Composite decking boards in the island mist finish.

Everlast Decking ‘ The best way to install your Trex decking is with a TrexPro you can find your local TrexPro contractor at:

Jacksons Fencing Jackson’s  fence panels are a premium handcrafted design which use traditional inter-woven style pales to create a highly distinctive look and come complete with a 25 year guarantee.
Provided fencing

Flag Paints ‘FLAG Paints Ltd have been manufacturing high quality special purpose paints in the UK since 1939. FLAG offers waxes, lacquers, varnishes and general coatings for decorative. protective and marine uses. Products range from off-the-shelf paints to tailor made specialist solutions for individual requirements.’ Provided Concrete floor paint, timber paint and masonry paint.

Farplants ‘The Farplants Group are the trusted outdoor plant supplier to hundreds of garden retailers throughout the UK, growing over 11 million plants a year. Based on the West Sussex coast near Chichester, our co-operative group has five member growers, each specialising in different plant ranges. We grow over 2000 varieties, all of which have been selected for their garden outstanding performance.’ Provided Plants.

Ayletts Nursery ‘Aylett Nurseries Ltd. A well-known family business, established in 1955, we are one of the Country’s leading Garden Centres and specialist grower of Geraniums, Fuchsias and famous Dahlias. We have been awarded a total of 42 Gold medals by the Royal Horticultural Society for our Dahlias.’ Provided plants.

Jonart ‘Founded in 1998, Jonart Design is a market leader in exclusive garden furniture & wind sculptures with innovative, traditional & contemporary designs to suit everyones’s needs. Our products are manufactured from the finest materials with the quality of our products at the core of our design. Our ranges of elegant metal furniture & beautifully designed wind sculptures come in various colour-ways & designs. They are low maintenance, making the perfect addition to any garden or conservatory. Included in our product range is the Copper Beech wind sculpture which was shortlisted for the gift of the year 2018.’ Provided Granchester Verdigris , Malvern Starlight, Chatsworth Cascade

Clear Stone Paving ‘Driveways and paving are so important to your home – often the first impression a visitor gets when they arrive. Clearstone creates very special surfaces that combine great looks with hi-tech construction. The secret to a Clearstone resin drive is naturally sourced stone, bounded together to create a tough composite material. This means you get a hard-wearing surface that allows rainwater to drain easily through. Each Clearstone driveway is carefully hand-laid by their specialist in-house team.
It’s the classic look of a gravel drive, but so much better:
· Great range of 18 colours
· Choose a plain design, or get creative with curves and shapes
· No loose stones in your house or car
· Hard-wearing
· Easy for pushchairs, wheelchairs and bikes
· Super drainage – great for meeting new building regulations
· Resistant to weeds
· Resistant to stains like oil and diesel
· Simple to clean
· BBA certified
· Rock-solid guarantee’ Provided supply and installation of resin bound aggregate.

George Davies Turf ‘George Davies Turf has been trading for 17 years, and in that time has built up a very thorough understanding of what each customer requires. Whether you are a domestic customer, a landscaper or a green keeper, you need fresh, strong, excellent quality turf all year round – backed up with a friendly, efficient delivery service that places palletised turf exactly where you want it. As a business we supply around 100 golf courses in our area, which again allows the quality of our products to speak for itself, and our domestic market has increased 20 fold since the early years thanks to word-of-mouth marketing and repeat business from our regular loyal landscapers. There is so much more to our business tan just turf, so if its Tops Soil, bark mulch, play bark, Artificial Turf or even Millboard then please give us a call on 01234 714555. All of our products are of exceptional quality delivered with a prompt and efficient delivery service.’
Provided turf.

Chiltern Timber ‘Chiltern Timber Supplies Ltd are an Independent ‘Timber & Sheet Material Importer, Sawmiller & Merchant’ who still believe in the old traditional values of QUALITY and SERVICE. Chiltern Timber Supplies Ltd has an excellent reputation for consistently providing high quality products and service. This is based on its strong belief in the principles of unbeatable quality, wide selection, dedicated service and prompt delivery, and to provide you, our customer with genuine value for money.’ Provided 200mm diam timber posts and 8 tonnes topsoil.

Lights4fun ‘Lights4fun is a family business based in Yorkshire, specialising in decorative lighting for your home and garden. We specialise in connectable lights, festoons and fairy lights, and in particular Christmas garden lights, the vast majority of which are made by hand. We pride ourselves on outstanding customer service, and offer an industry leading two year guarantee on all our products. Now shipping to over 200 countries, we also have two European websites, and sell in the USA. We are once again delighted to supply lights to Love Your Home & Garden!’ Provided Festoon lights & battery lanterns.

Tile Giant ‘Tile Giant was established in 2003 and after an early period of growth was acquired by Travis Perkins in late 2007. Since then we have grown from 29 to 108 stores, allowing us to increase stock range and availability whilst keeping a hugely competitive edge.Tile Giant offers a huge range of ceramic wall and floor tiles for kitchens and bathrooms, showcased in bright, clean and clutter-free stores. Customer demand has led us to introduce natural products such as slate, stone, limestone and marble. Our product range also includes tools and accessories such as grouting and polishes, as well as under-floor heating.’ Provided 600mm2 grey tiles, adhesive & grout.

Rattan Direct ‘Rattan Direct are leading rattan furniture suppliers in the UK. We pride ourselves on offering designer lifestyle furniture at direct prices. We have a team of experts on hand to take your call and answer any questions you may have.Come and visit our rattan furniture shop at our showroom in the North West. Displaying all of our indoor and outdoor ranges, you can come and see for yourself just how quality our furniture really is. We can advise you on our recommendations based on your requirements so why not pop down this weekend?.’ Provided Bistro table, dining table, corner sofa & outdoor scatter cushions.

Cuckooland ‘Discover furniture and homeware designed to ‘wow’ at award-winning lifestyle emporium Cuckooland products are intended to represent ‘Cuckoo’ (quirky and unusual) versions of popular products and trends. They are sourced from ‘a world on the other side of the rainbow’, a place of intrigue that offers a unique upmarket shopping experience with a fun, gooey centre. As well as on-trend interiors from exclusive designers and well-known brands, Cuckooland also showcase a carefully selected range of garden furniture and accessories, including stylish outdoor rugs, parasols and even an igloo, for those who want to take the inside out this Spring, and make the garden a true extension of their home.’ Provided Lhasa Outdoor Rug and Outdoor Bean Bags.

Yorkshire Fabric Shop‘Yorkshire Fabric Shop .com is a retailer of cut length upholstery fabrics and furnishing fabrics for your home. They have over 4,000 fabrics in stock and you can buy online or visit the fabric mill shop in Yorkshire! As well as retailing fabrics they have a curtain making service and made to measure blinds. Choosing the perfect fabric is hard and that’s why Yorkshire Fabric Shop has a free sample service Worldwide.’ Provided velvet fabric.

Primerose Many of the plants for the project were generously donated by our partner who have a fantastic selection of trees, shrubs and climbers with a real simple to use website that made life for our design team much easier.’ Provided a firebowl.

La Hacienda ‘Create an inviting and intimate glow in your alfresco dining area with our garden lanterns or add colour and character to your flowerbeds with a metal or resin animal. However you decide to accessorise your outdoor space you will be sure to find something to suit your style in our vast range of outdoor decor.’ Provided the Kasbah lanterns and an outside heater.


Wheathampstead Place Apartments ‘Wheathampstead Place Apartments, is an exclusive experience for those who don’t wish to compromise on quality and price. In the historic village of Wheathampstead, set in the grounds of Grade II listed Wheathampstead Place – formally owned by former British Prime ministers, these large two bedroomed apartments are available for short term Let.’