About Us
 

Vale is a family run business with showrooms in Evesham, Worcestershire and Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.

For over 40 years, we’ve been providing an outstanding service to our customers. Set up by Vernon Powell as an appliance repair service in 1969, we have developed into a business offering the very best in designed, and expertly installed kitchens, bedrooms and appliances. In 2009 we were honoured to be named the UK’s first ‘Miele Centre’ reflecting our years of expertise and knowledge for this particular manufacturer. We are also part of the Euronics group, ensuring that we offer the most competitive prices on our appliances.

Our Evesham head office features all of the products that we have on offer including a wide range of appliances. We’re particularly proud of our  Cheltenham Kitchen showroom which opened in 1989 and has seen a strong, steady flow of business ever since.

Our team of employees include Designers, Kitchen Installers, Tilers, Appliance installation teams and Sales staff, all with a depth of knowledge and experience of the products that we sell.

You can be sure to receive the very best project management, sales advice and service here at Vale.

Please call 01386 765959 for the Evesham Showroom, 01242 224404 for the Cheltenham Showroom, or 01386 853859 for Vale Services.

Meet the Team

Andrew Powell
Managing Director
Andrew Powell
Managing Director

Vale had been trading for a year when Andrew arrived in the world. He started learning the business from a young age and hasn't stopped.

Andrew has strong experience in kitchen design, the most cutting- edge appliances, beds and bedroom design.

Lisa Sharp
Director
Lisa Sharp
Director

Lisa's arrival potentially spurred Vernon Powell to start up on his own back in 1969. Growing up with the business, Lisa has built up a huge knowledge in kitchen design, appliances and a great enthusiasm for home transformation.

James Deen
Kitchen Designer
James Deen
Kitchen Designer

James has over 15 years experience in Kitchen Design originally working with Interior Designers and Developers in London.

He is now based in Shropshire and has been (admirably) commuting to his desk in Evesham for the last five years. A fan of the contemporary kitchen, James will transform yours into your dream space.

Alex Ford
Kitchen Designer, Cheltenham
Alex Ford
Kitchen Designer, Cheltenham

Alex has over 10 years experience in Kitchen Design, spending his last 3 with Vale based at our Cheltenham showroom.

Alex has designed and managed a wide range of projects from cosy cottages, Victorian terraces to big country piles. He is known for his flexible approach to design and is truly a safe pair of hands for your home renovations.

Anthea Garley
Kitchen Designer
Anthea Garley
Kitchen Designer

Anthea is our longest-serving and most experienced kitchen designer after starting at Vale 27 years ago. Anthea has not only built up a wealth of expertise but also many customers who she now counts as good friends.

Outside of work, Anthea does not sit still. Aside from her husband, two children and several pets she loves home crafts and runs her own micro-business Spotted Pig Designs.

Lettie Edwards
Appliance Sales
Lettie Edwards
Appliance Sales

Lettie has been with Vale for a mere 29 years building up a huge wealth of knowledge in home appliances. Lettie has completed regular training with Miele as well as with top brands such as Siemens, Neff, Bosch and Rangemaster.

She is based in the Evesham Showroom and always strives to find what suits the individual customer “everyones needs are different so I try and find what suits that person.”

Alison Lyon
Administration & Accounts
Alison Lyon
Administration & Accounts

Alison has been providing the backbone of the finances here at Vale for 14 years. She is a stickler for detail and process – the perfect combination for her role.

Alison lives around the corner from our showroom in Evesham, meaning she can give her Springador Bruno a run at lunchtime.

Bob Moss
Bedroom Designer
Bob Moss
Bedroom Designer

Bob is our go-to for anything in Bedroom design with over 25 years of experience in designing the perfect storage for your awkward spaces.

He knows his Hepplewhite from his Rauch and his basic (but perfectly functional) mattress to the super-luxurious.

Sarah Edgeworth
Administration & Sales
Sarah Edgeworth
Administration & Sales

Sarah is our newest recruit, youll find her meeting and greeting in Evesham, answering the phone and generally learning the business.

Sarah has experience in sales, previously in boats and cars and now is turning her head inside the home to bedrooms and appliances.

She loves a fierce game of hockey at the weekends, but you can always count on Sarah to be a friendly face in the Evesham showroom.

Chris Pargeter
Delivery and Appliance Installations
Chris Pargeter
Delivery and Appliance Installations

Chris began life at Vale in 1999 and was originally taken on as understudy to his Dad Roy, our tiler.

Since then Chris has added further strings to his bow, and is now part of the installation team for appliances.

Stef Modla
Showroom Assistant, Cheltenham
Stef Modla
Showroom Assistant, Cheltenham

Stef has been with Vale for 18 years and knows the business and local area like the back of her hand.

She is a great support to Alex in Cheltenham and all the loyal customers in this area.

Bob Mathis
Kitchen Installer
Bob Mathis
Kitchen Installer

Bob will have been with us for 30 years in July this year, starting in 1987, he clearly brings a huge amount of experience and skill to the job. When he gets a chance, you'll find Bob on the golf course.

Adrian Paget
Kitchen Installer
Adrian Paget
Kitchen Installer

Adrian has been with us since 2005, he has built up a great deal of skill and experience learning much of it from Bob. Adrian is very organised and always has the best tools for the job.

Tim McCarthy
Kitchen Installer
Tim McCarthy
Kitchen Installer

Tim started at Vale in January 2011 and has proved to be a very popular man with our customers. As with all of the installers, attention to detail is paramount in his work, helping to achieve the quality of finish to our projects that is hard to beat. If Tim isn't installing a kitchen, he'll be tinkering with his numerous bikes.

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