Kitchen Franchise UK Dream Doors
Up 40% last year: why consumer demand for the UK's largest kitchen facelift franchise keeps on growing.
What are you looking for in a franchise?
You can have all of this running your own Dream Doors franchise - and you don't need any kitchen industry experience or practical skills.
So, who are Dream Doors?
With 40+ showrooms across the country, Dream Doors is the UK's largest and most successful kitchen facelift retailer.
Average annual sales from a franchised showroom is £400,000. With your commitment and determination, and our proven business model, you can achieve more than £600,000 in yearly turnover.
There are many reasons why the Dream Doors management franchise is built for your success. Importantly, our brand is built on ethical trading, integrity and award-winning support. We are:
Record sales and growth - Despite the downturn!
Last year, the Dream Doors network achieved a 40% increase in sales, with some stellar monthly turnovers from franchisees throughout the UK, including:
Dream Doors continues to grow in 2013, with consecutive record months. In February, the network broke through the £1.5 million pound mark for the first time. And one Dream Doors franchise owner has sold £100,000 every month this year.
But it's not just established franchise owners that post record months: Clive and Angela of Dream Doors Poole sold £175,000 in their first five months and Karen and Ian from Cardiff sold £120,000 in their first three months from a concession in a garden centre. While Gary & Hayley from Dream Doors Woking & Guildford sold £563,000 in their first year.
Why is there so much consumer demand for Dream Doors?
A kitchen facelift is popular with customers for three key reasons:
And with 80% of its customers in their 60s or older, Dream Doors has a core customer base that is growing, that is less affected by economic uncertainty and has disposable income to spend.
No kitchen experience needed. Why? Because, you'll never have to fit a kitchen!
Dream Doors helps you find the perfect kitchen installation team, typically working on a sub-contracted basis. That means you can focus on what you do best – meeting customers and running your business.
Dream Doors Norfolk's Helen and Philip Mahon have come a long way in the last six years. Says Helen: "We'd never done anything like this before. Running a business, selling and working in the kitchen industry were all very new to us. We had a steep learning curve in the first year, but it was an exciting challenge. And it was definitely the right career move; I’d never felt so excited, enthusiastic or inspired by work before!"
Last year Helen & Philip had their best year ever, increasing sales by more than £100,000.
Training & Support
Our award winning training programme is vital to your success as a Dream Doors franchise owner. In addition to your induction training and in-territory support, you'll also be given business coaching in:
* Dream Doors won a government-backed National Training Award for the strength and results of its sales training programme.
Ex-police officer, Kevin Clarke, of Dream Doors Teeside says: "Dream Doors provides plenty of training and support which is very helpful especially if, like myself, you don’t come from a sales or kitchen background."
Kevin's wife, Katrina, also an ex-police officer and now working full-time in the business agrees: "Dream Doors has delivered on every promise. I've witnessed the downside of some disreputable business opportunities, and can see what incredible support and training Dream Doors provides."
Dream Doors Showroom and Brand Credibility Will Increase Your Sales
In the three months leading up to his showroom opening in Twickenham, franchise owner Stuart Douthwaite sold £30,000 of kitchen facelifts. In the six weeks after opening, he sold £100,000!
In their first six months working from home, Mike & Elaine Hurley sold £60,000. In their first six months operating out of their showroom in Oxfordshire, they sold £480,000! Last year the Hurleys achieved record sales of more than £800,000!
With staggered management services fees, Dream Doors will increase your returns
Dream Doors only gets paid when franchise owners get paid, through management services fees based on turnover. These fees are reduced once annual targets are met, so that the more you earn, the less you pay.
What happens next?
Are you serious about running your own retail business?
Do you want to be part of the biggest name in kitchen makeovers, and benefit from award-winning training and support?
Do you want to earn a six-figure income (top franchise owners have achieved that by their third year)?
If you are motivated, resilient, comfortable in a managerial role – have liquid capital of at least £30,000 to kick start your new business, and could raise a minimum of £75,000 with funding – our team would love to hear from you today.
Contact us today to find out more about this opportunity.
Read recent testimonials from Dream Doors Franchisees
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Dream Doors training helps franchisee Alan Bates strike gold
Alan Bates launched his Dream Doors franchise based in the Wealdon area of Kent and East Sussex back in 2006. And now, in the second term of his franchise agreement, he admits he continues to benefit from head office support, with 2010 and 2011 being his best years yet."I joined Dream Doors more than six years ago after taking early retirement...Read more...
Chris Hann sees steady success with Dream Doors Franchise
Chris Hann operates the Dream Doors Lincoln franchise and has been running his franchise for eight years. He won the prestigious Dream Doors 'Franchisee of the Year' award in December 2009 for an outstanding annual turnover of more than £550,000. He also assists Dream Doors head office by his sharing methods and best practice with other franc...Read more...
Half Year Sales Up By Over 50 Percent Dream Doors Ltd
10 Dream Doors Franchisees Top Quarter-of-a-Million Pounds HALF-YEAR SALES UP BY OVER 50 PERCENT In just six months, 10 Dream Doors franchisees have posted sales above £250,000. Many have taken in excess of £50,000 each month. And one showroom alone has sold over 100 kitchen facelifts worth more than £400,000. In fact, the top thr...Read more...
Kitchen Facelift Franchise Bucks Trend With 20 Percent Growth
SALES OF £187,000 IN A SINGLE MONTH FOR OXFORD-BASED DREAM DOORS FRANCHISEESEx-IT director, Mike Hurley, and his wife, Elaine, a former Open University course manager, have been breaking records since they started their Dream Doors franchise just two years ago. At £615,000, their first year's turnover was more than three times what is f...Read more...
Sales of 175K in first five months for Dorset based Dream Doors franchisees
“We couldn't have asked for a better launch to the business. Everything has worked out exactly how we wanted.” Partners, Clive Coldwell and Angela Lowe, hold the record for the quickest showroom opening in Dream Doors' 12 year history. Completing their initial training course in the week before Christmas, they had opened the doors to th...Read more...
Successful Franchises UK Dream Doors Ltd York
“Giving myself more leisure time will be one of the greatest measures of the success of this business, and is one of the main reasons I chose a Dream Doors management franchise.”At 58, Barry Kent has had a rich working life. He has worked in management roles with leading international airlines, and is already a seasoned franchisee. Afte...Read more...
Successful Franchises Dream Doors Ltd Norfolk
“I have never felt so excited, enthusiastic or inspired by work as I have in the last 6 months.” – Helen Mahon, Dream Doors Norfolk Helen and Philip Mahon opened the doors to their Dream Doors Franchise showroom in Norwich on Friday 1st February with local radio celebrity, Helen McDermott there to cut the ribbon. This is the...Read more...
Dream Doors opens first new showroom of 2013
A female franchise success story as ex-teacher becomes kitchen specialist.Dream Doors, a Hampshire-based company that is now the UK's largest kitchen facelift retailer, opened its first showroom more than ten years ago. Since then it has grown into a national network of more than 40 franchised showrooms. The latest branch, owned by ex-teacher and a...Read more...
Elaine Ryan finds rewarding career with Dream Doors
Three years ago, mother-of-four Elaine Ryan knew nothing about franchising. Working for ten years supporting children with special educational needs she felt ready for a change, but in what she didn’t know. Then, while having a coffee with her husband John at a franchise exhibition in London, she spotted the Dream Doors stand.'We found oursel...Read more...
Four awards in one night for Dream Doors Oxford
Tears and champagne flow for Dream Doors Oxford as fourth award announcedElaine and Mike Hurley, franchisees for Dream Doors Oxford, were thrilled last week when they received an unprecedented four awards at the Dream Doors Annual Conference in Portsmouth. In addition to their three trophies from last year, the Hurleys regained their 'Franchis...Read more...
500th Customer Review For Dream Doors Showroom
Dream Doors Dorchester, a franchise of the UK's largest kitchen facelift retailer, has just had its 500th customer testimonial posted on the consumer monitoring website, Checkatrade.com. Launched in 2005 by Dorset locals Andy and Shelley Stewart, Dream Doors Dorchester is one of the oldest showrooms in a brand that now boasts more than 40 franchise...Read more...
Seamus and Kate Hackett launch Dream Doors franchise in Hailsham
Seamus and Kate Hackett, who opened their showroom in Hailsham, Sussex, on a Friday 13th, have had some good fortune in the last few months. Finding a high-street location, an experienced fitter, and securing the mayor to cut the ribbon has helped them successfully launch their business. But despite the couple being experienced business owners in t...Read more...
Dream Doors Franchise Couple Guildford Woking franchisees Gary and Hayley Ashe
New Dream Doors franchisees sell £120,000 in their first two months. “We're so busy right now and every other appointment is leading to a sale!” Dream Doors Guildford & Woking franchisees, Gary & Hayley Ashe, opened their showroom within six months of emigrating from South Africa. They now have a business that has ...Read more...
Franchise Couple Mike and Elaine UK Dream Doors Ltd Oxford
Dream Doors franchisee sells £187,000 in a single month "We've smashed last year's figures already, selling more in a month than some do in a year." Sales of £187,000 in September 2011, including £69,000 in just ONE DAY! As if a turnover of more than £600,000 in their first year wasn't enough, Ox...Read more...
Franchises for Couples Dream Doors Ltd Dorchester
A Dream Start in BusinessAndy & Shelly StewartApproaching his 40th birthday, Andy Stewart knew that he no longer wanted to work for someone else so he and his wife, Shelley, decided to visit the British Franchise Exhibition in Manchester to look for an alternative.A joiner by trade and having worked close to the kitchen industry throughout his ...Read more...
Recent Franchise News Articles from Dream Doors
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Dream Doors finalists in bfa Franchisor of the Year Awards
25-Apr-2013 - Kitchen facelift franchise amongst six brands shortlisted - winners to be announced in JulyIt's the biggest event in franchising's calendar. The annual awards that celebrate the very best franchised businesses in the UK. And this year former Brand Builder of the Year, Dream Doors, has been shortlisted for the top prize – the British Franc...Read more...
Dream Doors shortlisted for three Franchise Marketing Awards
21-Mar-2013 - Kitchen facelift franchise makes the finals for the seventh year runningDream Doors has reached the finals in three of this year's Franchise Marketing Awards (FMAs). The awards are given to franchised brands that can demonstrate clear marketing guidance and support for franchisees, as well as innovation and measurable impact.This is the first y...Read more...
Online investment increases Dream Doors franchisee sales by 50 percent
20-Nov-2012 - Sales made by Dream Doors franchisees are up 50% in 2012 - previously it had taken three years to achieve this level of growth. With this achievement, Dream Doors beats an industry-wide downward trend. This success is largely due to Dream Doors' online innovation.In 2010, less than 5% of franchisees' sales came from online leads. While the website ...Read more...
Dream Doors Celebrates A Decade In Franchising
22-Oct-2012 - The story behind the UK's largest kitchen facelift retailerIt was at the National Franchise Exhibition in Birmingham back in October 2002 that Dream Doors first showcased its innovative kitchen door replacement concept. Started in Hampshire three years before that, it had built up a healthy local reputation and piloted two franchised operations nea...Read more...
10 franchisees top quarter of a million pounds already this year
5-Jul-2012 - 10 franchisees top quarter-of-a-million pounds already this year Since January, 10 Dream Doors franchisees have posted sales above £250,000. Some have taken in excess of £50,000 each month. And one has sold over 100 kitchen facelifts worth more than £400,000. In just six months! The average gross profit for a Dream...Read more...
More Training for Dream Doors Franchisees
10-May-2012 - COURSES IN MANAGEMENT AND STAFF TRAINING ADDED AS FRANCHISEES TAKE ON MORE STAFFDream Doors, the kitchen facelift retailer and recent winner of the 'Best Overall Marketing Campaign' at this year's Franchise Marketing Awards, has added two more courses to its award-winning training programme. Franchisees can now send their staff on a day's training ...Read more...
Dream Doors Winners in FMAs for Fourth Year Running
27-Mar-2012 - TROPHY NUMBER SIX FOR KITCHEN FACELIFT RETAILER AWARDED'BEST OVERALL MARKETING CAMPAIGN'Shortlisted a record 18 times in the last six years, double-winners in 2009 and 2010 and winners again last year, Dream Doors has made the Franchise Marketing Awards its own. The kitchen facelift franchise has continued its winning streak by walking away with th...Read more...
Dream Doors Increases Sales by 95 Percent
23-Feb-2012 - Kitchen facelift franchise Dream Doors posted record sales of £1.3 million in January, an increase of 95 percent on the £632,000 achieved in the same period last year.One of the rare retail success stories on the troubled high street, Dream Doors was founded 13 years ago by Gosport-based entrepreneur Troy Tappenden and now boasts a nati...Read more...
Dream Doors Conference Celebrates Another Year of Record Growth
19-Dec-2011 - 745,000 FROM A SINGLE SHOWROOM SECURES TOP PRIZE AT ANNUAL AWARDS For a brand that has grown by almost 20 percent this year, December's Dream Doors Christmas Conference provided the perfect platform to celebrate. Top of the tree were Dream Doors Oxfords Mike and Elaine Hurley (pictured top right), who walked away with an unprecedented triple troph...Read more...
Dream Doors on ITV during September
16-Sep-2011 - New TV Advertising Campaign Set to Boost Sales for Franchisees This week, Dream Doors – with 40 franchised outlets, the UK's largest kitchen facelift retailer – has begun a three-week national television advertising campaign. A total of 45 half-minute advertisements will be shown at pre-selected times on the digital channel, ITV3. The ...Read more...
Dream Doors opens new Showroom in Surrey
26-Aug-2011 - Horley Mayor Welcomes Innovative New Business to the TownFounded in the late 90s, and based on an idea that would challenge traditional kitchen companies, Dream Doors has grown into a 40-strong network of franchised showrooms. The latest branch – Surrey's third Dream Doors showroom – is owned by husband and wife team, Ian & Julie Tu...Read more...
Franchise Resale Dream Doors Taunton
10-Jun-2011 - Profitable Retail Based Home Improvement Franchise In Taunton For SalePrice: £65,000 (Furniture / Fixtures included)Turnover: £360,000Net profit: £42,000 (after all overheads and staffing)Would you like to take over an established retail business with an immediate income stream and profit?Joining the brand leader in kitchen makeov...Read more...
Dream Doors posts record first quarter sales
20-May-2011 - The Million Pound MonthA decade on from its inception as a solitary showroom on the south coast, the UK's largest kitchen facelift retailer has just broken its most sought after record, taking more than £1,000,000 of orders in a single calendar month. That figure, achieved in March, tops an impressive first quarter that saw Dream Doors increa...Read more...
Dream Doors wins again at the Franchise Marketing Awards
12-Apr-2011 - Six Award Ceremonies - Fifteen Nominations - Five Trophies“Five awards from fifteen finals; that's a one-in-three strike rate,” said a jubilant Troy Tappenden, Dream Doors founder and managing director, as he collected the award for 'Best Franchisee Marketing Support'. “This award in particular means a great deal to everyone at Dr...Read more...
Dream Doors Shortlisted in Franchise Marketing Awards for the Sixth Year
9-Mar-2011 - BFA Director General Brian Smart with Kelly Chambers and Troy Tappenden at last years Franchise Marketing Awards Kitchen facelift franchise, Dream Doors, has again reached the finals of the Franchise Marketing Awards (FMAs), this year making the shortlist for 'Best Website' and 'Best Franchisee Marketing Support' in two out of th...Read more...
Franchise Events and Discovery Days information on Dream Doors
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Dream Doors Franchise is coming to Birmingham next week
Book your meeting time now!Dream Doors is coming to Birmingham's NEC on the 22nd & 23rd FebruaryCome along and meet the team on STAND F10 at the National Franchise Exhibition.You can get in for FREE. Just contact Dream Doors to request your e-ticket.The National Franchise Exhibition opens at 10am on Friday 22nd February...Read more...
Franchise Resales for Dream Doors
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Dream Doors York
With this franchise resale you could make your money back in a yearDream Doors York is for sale. Its owner, Barry Kent, has built an excellent local business that makes good money. But now approaching his 63rd birthday, he's ready to retire.A health scare a few years ago has led Barry to run the business at a manageable lev...Read more...
Dream Doors Ltd Franchise Resale Dorset
Dream Doors Dorchester is for sale. The business nets more than £70,000 every year for its owners, husband and wife team, Andy & Shelley Stewart. Half-a-million pounds of sales have been achieved annually since 2007. That makes it the most consistent franchise in a brand with more than 40 showrooms natio...Read more...
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