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About us

A family business with a passion for kitchens

Established in 1973 by Charles, and run by the Warnes family ever since, we know a bit about what’s needed to create the perfect kitchen. You could say we have a passion for it. A love that has been nurtured for over 50 years.

It’s that experience coupled with a strong commitment to customer service, that allows us to help our clients to realise their own dream kitchen. After all, it is where we spend most of our family time.

Over 50 years of innovation


Humble beginnings

COD is established by Charles Warnes from his cellar at home


Top brands on board

COD becomes one of the first partners of Neff and Bosch


A first for the UK

We sell Leibherr’s first ever piece of UK refrigeration


And more to come

COD becomes one of the first partners of Miele


Brave ambition

Charles sells his home to buy a retail shop in Altrincham


Kitchen innovation

The kitchen design, sales and installation department is born


Another first in luxury

COD becomes Gaggenau’s first UK account


Moving on up

We move home to the current site


Show Business

The showroom and offices are built


Building ambition

Showroom and office expansion


Next generation

Charles’s son Andrew joins COD


Now we’re cooking

The Cheshire Cookery School opens within COD’s building


Family ingredients

Lisa Warnes joins the team to run the cookery school


Founder retires

After 45 years’ hard work Charles takes a bow


Evolution not revolution

Andrew takes on the role of managing director

The Team

Dedicated to customer satisfaction

Kitchen Designers

Full of ideas and inspiration, our creative designers will produce detailed plans, and even 3D walkthroughs, to bring your kitchen to life.

Appliance Experts

Our dedicated team of appliance consultants know their stuff. Trained directly by the manufacturers, they have the knowledge to help select the right product for you.

Delivery Crew

Arriving in our own COD branded vehicles, our attentive team will carefully deliver your appliance and treat your home with the utmost respect throughout.

Installations Team

COD’s qualified, experienced craftspeople have the skill and expertise to install your dream kitchen with the attention to detail it deserves.

Client Support

Our dedicated support team back in the office are always available, making sure everything runs smoothly, and that our customers are completely happy with our service throughout.

What our customers say about us

We are delighted with our kitchen and very impressed with the speedy and efficient way it was installed while still giving attention to detail.


We would like to commend you for your marvelous service. My wife called around 4pm, and, the machine was delivered about 5pm, installed by about 5.30pm, now working! Thank you so much, we are delighted. Your delivery guy was brilliant.

Philip & Bernadette

This is to congratulate the skill of your team and their knowledgeable opinions on furniture materials and colour. We wish to thank also your patience with us designing our kitchen, it’s perfect!

Mrs Riley

I have used COD exclusively for many years when replacement items were needed and will continue to do so. Customer service is a key differentiation along with the confidence you have in the people you deal with. Thank you again.


We wish to express our gratitude for the excellent service provided with planning, assessing our needs, attention to detail and excellent design were complimented by your desire to do a great job.

Dr Patel