Galley kitchen ideas to really make the most of narrow spaces

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Galley kitchen ideas are actually amongst the most popular kind of layouts for cooking spaces and, far from being restrictive, are highly practical.

While good kitchen design in general all hinges on ensuring that your layout is capable of including everything you need to make life run smoothly, in spaces that are limited in their proportions, it is more important than ever.

Matthew O'Grady
Matthew O'Grady

Matthew O’Grady is the Director of Thomas Matthew Kitchens & Furniture, bringing over six years of experience in home improvement and remodelling projects. With a background in carpentry and joinery, he specialises in crafting bespoke projects tailored to clients' needs. Matthew's journey began with a traditional cabinet-making apprenticeship, where he honed his skills and absorbed knowledge about the industry. He furthered his expertise by training as a fitter for high-end kitchen companies.

Courtney Cole
Courtney Cole

As an interior designer at TileCloud and sister company Yabby, Courtney brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the world of home renovation. With a Diploma in Interior Design and Decoration and a passion for creating stunning interiors, she's dedicated to helping people on their journey to transform their homes.

Jen Nash
Jen Nash

Jen Nash is the talented and experienced Head of Design at Magnet, a renowned kitchen brand who pride themselves on their design expertise. With over 15 years' in the interior design industry, Jen is well-versed in all aspects of the creative design process and bringing products to market. Her passion lies in insightful design and practical applications, driving her to deliver beautiful, functional solutions that resonate with the right audience.

Amy Reeves

Assistant Editor Amy began working for Homebuilding & Renovating in 2018. She has an interest in sustainable building methods and always has her eye on the latest design ideas. Amy has interviewed countless self builders, renovators and extenders about their experiences for Homebuilding & Renovating magazine. She is currently renovating a mid-century home, together with her partner, on a DIY basis, and has recently fitted her own kitchen.