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Wren Kitchens review
By Liz Ransome-Croker
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Our Wren Kitchens review reveals what the company's customers really think of its kitchens' durability and value for money, and how its units fared in lab conditions.
We've compiled the views of 2,238 Which? members on their kitchen and sent kitchen units from all the major brands to the lab, to reveal how Wren Kitchens compares with rival brands, such as Howdens Joinery, John Lewis and Magnet.
The top scorer was 79%, while the bottom got 57% - a difference of more than 20 percentage points. This score comprises our lab assessments and ratings from customers.
Which? members can log in now to unlock the tables below and see how Wren Kitchens' units did when assessed them in our lab, as well as how its kitchens were rated by its customers for its durability, customer service and value for money. You can also read comments from Wren Kitchens customers.
Click on the links below to discover how Wren Kitchens did for each area, or head to our best and worst kitchen brands page to see how it compares to its rivals.
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- Wren Kitchens kitchen units
- Wren Kitchens customer satisfaction survey results
- Wren Kitchens doors, worktops and drawers
- Wren Kitchens installation
- Wren Kitchens customer comments
- Wren Kitchens kitchens and services
Log in now to reveal the results in this table and all of the information below.
Alongside our survey, we've assessed kitchen units in lab conditions to see whether they're worthy of a Best Buy logo.
When these were combined with ratings from our survey, brands need to score more than 70% overall to be in with the chance of a Best Buy award.
You can find out more about our lab tests by visiting our how we test kitchens page.
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In our survey, we asked people how satisfied they are with the brand and whether they would recommend it to a friend. We then combine these to create an overall customer score.
We also asked customers to rate specific elements, including value for money and durability, on a seven-point scale from very poor to excellent.
Visit our page on the best and worst kitchen brands to see how Wren Kitchens compares with other brands for each area.
We also asked people to rate the durability of different components of the kitchen they bought, as well as quality of worktops and doors.
Visit our units, doors and worktops page to find out how kitchen owners also rated these elements for different materials. You can also read expert tips and tricks to get the best for you.
We also surveyed kitchen owners about the installation process, including rating the quality, mess made, speed and communication from the installer, to see whether it's worth opting for Wren Kitchens' installation service.
If you're thinking of installing your Wren Kitchens kitchen yourself, you can also discover how our lab found building and installing them.
Head over to our kitchen installation page to see how Wren Kitchens, Ikea, John Lewis, Magnet and Wickes were rated.
As well as rating the brands, we asked customers to give us more details about their experiences.
Click through our gallery to see a range of Wren Kitchens kitchens across different prices and styles, including modern and traditional kitchens.
Wren Kitchens (previously Wren Living) has three kitchen ranges, divided by price: the cheapest Vogue range, the Infinity range, and the Infinity Plus collection.
As well as by price, you can search Wren Kitchens' kitchens online by style (Shaker, modern or traditional), by finish (matt, gloss or wood) or by colours, which include muted reds, blues, greys and cream. All the ranges mix together modern and traditional styles.
Cost of a mid-range Wren Kitchens kitchen: Log in now to discover the price of a mid-range Wren Kitchens kitchen when we went undercover to visit each brand to ask for a specific kitchen layout in summer 2017.
This will also unlock Wren Kitchens' scores and our kitchen costs page, where you can see how Wren Kitchens compares on price with other kitchen brands and how we collected these prices. You can also find out how much the average kitchen costs and read our tips on how to keep costs down.
Planning/design service: Free design service at home where the designer will come to measure up and give advice on what will suit your needs. You'll then need to go in store to see the final plans drawn up. You can also book an appointment to go in store for advice. Wren Kitchens offers kitchen planning software, which can be accessed online at home.
Installation: Optional fitting service at extra cost. It's not carried out by Wren Kitchens installers, but is organised by the company. All Wren Kitchens units come pre-assembled.
Kitchen appliances, flooring and tiles: Large kitchen appliances from a range of brands, kitchen flooring and wall tiles, all fitted at extra cost - visit our home appliances page to find the best appliances for you.