Barlaston, Staffordshire
5 Stars - Based on 12 Customer Reviews

Our People

Meet our team of industry experts; the people who will help you bring your dream kitchen to life and take care of you during the entire process.

Dawn Rayner

Director & Shareholder

Dawn has been a leading light in the kitchen industry since the 1980’s with vast experience and has build a very successful business with DKD in Sheffield and has been instrumental to the growth and continuing success of Dovecote Kitchens Direct in Staffordshire as an extension of the DKD brand. Dawn is also a keen gardener!

Richard Sharp

Sales / Designer

Richard has 37 years experience in kitchen design. Meeting clients on site, producing designs and quotes, and seeing a clients projects through from concept to completion. Richard is also a keen cricket coach!

Lauren Fleetham

Office Manager

I have worked at DKD for 6 years, and Dawn is my soon-to-be step-mum! I spend approximately 3 hours each day taking my two huge dogs for walks…Winston is a Dogue De Bordeaux and Cali is a German Shepherd.

Dom Rayner

Financial Controller

I’m Dawn’s son and I’ve been at DKD for over 4 years. In my spare time I love to play bridge — so much so that I’ve represented Sheffield A, Yorkshire A and England U26s in national and international tournaments.

Rebecca Duce

Technical Support/Order Processor

A true industry professional with vast knowledge. Rebecca is responsible for all our design processing and order checking to ensure your kitchen arrives on times with all the correct items. Rebecca is also a keen card player.

Dan Pickton

Specialist Installer

Dan is a true craftsmen fitter having worked previously in Berkshire and has now relocated to the area and is our senior installer. Taking time to ensure the finishing touches to a clients kitchen are always spot on for complete customer satisfaction. Dan is also a keen musician!

Jamie Kerr


I’m a self-employed fitter but I’ve worked for DKD for 5 years! I’ve been a fitter for 20 years. I love completing 12k assault courses like tough mudder and total warrior!

Morgan Kerr


I’m a self-employed apprentice fitter and Jamie’s son. I’ve been fitting kitchens and working for DKD for 18 months now. I’m a 2nd degree black belt, international Bo Staff Champion and an aspiring boxer.

Scott Green



The real boss!

Daisy often pops into the studio to cast her eye over operations, and to make sure things are running smoothly!