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Why Choose

Kitchen Express?

Kitchen Express, based in Christchurch and Ashburton, is Canterbury’s leading kitchen renovation specialist having successfully renovated over 15,000 kitchens (and counting). Kitchen Express have been the leaders in Christchurch kitchen renovation since opening 30 years ago in Papanui.

From Our Family...To Yours

We take renovating or creating your entirely new kitchen personally... The Kitchen Express Family take pride in the personal service we offer. The team of owners, Greg, Rick, Mark, Lynda & Adrian all work hard to make your dream kitchen a reality... and with the backup support by our valued designers and production team - you can be sure you're in the best hands ! 

So Why Choose Kitchen Express
  • Local - We are your local kitchen & joinery renovation experts. We design & build our products right here in Christchurch, employing local Cantabrians & using local products where possible.
  • Longstanding reputation - Kitchen Express has been creating Kitchens in Christchurch for 30 Years... In todays market the safety of dealing with a long established & stable company is vital.
  • Working Owners - Kitchen Express has 4 working owners in our Christchurch showroom & Adrian owning & working in our Ashburton branch. Along with our back up staff, designers & production team who are all committed to giving you the very best service.
  • Full Service - From the beginning of your kitchen project to the very end we can project manage your kitchen renovation using our experienced & totally reliable tradespeople.                                   
  • We Care - We understand your kitchen renovation is a big project and is important to get right ! We know mistakes can sometimes happen & believe that how you deal with them means everything. We want you to be happy, so that you'll love your new kitchen, we can feel good about doing a great job & you'll recommend us to your family & friends, it's as simple as that.

Total Package

Over 30 years we've built strong relationships with some of the best tradies available. This means our trades people can offer you the total package for your kitchen or laundry renovation;

  • Removal of old kitchen
  • Installation of new kitchen
  • Minor building work... wall removals/gibbing/gib stopping
  • Plumbing
  • Electrical
  • Gas fitting
  • Tiling
  • Splashbacks
  • Painting
  • Flooring advice

Over our 30 years in business in Christchurch & as the rebuild of Christchurch has progressed we know that good tradespeople like ours, are worth their weight in gold, & this means a stress free installation for you.
Our tradespeople are part of the Kitchen Express family, they are qualified, reliable & will offer you the best service & price.

Sound Advice - Outstanding Service

When we ask our customers what they like about us, most will come back to service and advice, this is something we excel at

Your renovation is handled personally by our experienced designers and owners. The working owners have a vested interest in providing you with excellent service that maintains our good reputation. They are also supported by our experienced designers and personal assistants ensuring there is always someone on hand to take your call and answer your questions.



We have strong relationships with our manufacturers & having our kitchens locally has been vital to our success. Our factory is one of the most up to date in NZ with the latest computer controlled machinery & this allows for our superior production speed & flexibility. Economies of scale combined with our fantastic local support mean we can pass savings straight onto the most important part of our business .... YOU the customer.
Locally Made to us means we can ensure the following

  • Quality Control - we insist on & only use quality materials
  • Speed of supplying your kitchen 
  • Quick turnaround if something needs to be changed on site, everyone makes mistakes sometimes & we may not always get it right first time 100% of the time - But we will certainly make sure if there is a mistake it is fixed, fast! This & communication are what our clients want.
  • Keeping local people employed, this is important to us & we believe it makes a difference


  • The Kitchen Express full 10 year warranty gives you total peace of mind that your kitchen cabinets, drawers, hardware & installation are covered from any issues or defects for the full 10 years.... we've been around non-stop for 30 years, so you can be rest assured we'll be here for any back up service  


  • The warranty on your benchtop and sink depends on which product you choose & we will provide this information upon choosing your products.

Delivery and Installation

  • We know how important delivery day is and you can expect our installation team to be meticulous, right from delivery through to installation.
  • We can deliver your kitchen in just 6 weeks, depending on materials & finishes chosen.
  • Self Install - if you choose to install yourself, all of our cabinets come fully assembled (except corner pantries – due to size)... & we can arrange flat packed kitchens when required.


Visit Us:


7E Mandeville Street

Christchurch 8011

New Zealand

Mon – Fri – 9.00am – 5.30pm

Saturday – 10.00am – 4.00pm

Sunday – 10.00am – 4.00pm 

Public Holidays - CLOSED

Phone: (03) 343 4005


Appointments outside office hours by prior arrangement


606 East Street

Ashburton 7700

New Zealand

Mon – Fri – 9am – 5pm

Saturday – 9.30am – 12.30pm

Sundays – CLOSED

Public Holidays - CLOSED

Phone: (03) 307 7131


Appointments outside office hours by prior arrangement