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Dream Doors has named Philip Carr as its new Managing Director. Philip brings with him 16 years’ experience, having worked with a number of industry leading brands at board level within the Kitchen, Bedrooms and Bathrooms sector.
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  • BFA Membership StatusFull
  • UK Years Established18 years
  • Current UK Coverage63%
  • Franchisee Support Staff19
  • Personal Investment Req.£30,000 approx
  • Total Startup Cost£80,000
  • Shop-based business locationYes
  • Territory-based business locationYes
  • Business to consumer servicesYes
  • Franchisee employs staffYes
  • Part of a collaborative networkYes
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Dream Doors Appoints New Managing Director

10th January 2018

Dream Doors Appoints New Managing Director

Kitchen facelift franchise, Dream Doors, has named Philip Carr as its new Managing Director.

Philip originally joined the board in 2017 to support the development of the company’s senior management team. He brings with him 16 years’ experience, having worked with a number of industry leading brands at board level within the KBB (Kitchen, Bedrooms and Bathrooms) sector.

After making the announcement, Dream Doors Founder and Chairman, Troy Tappenden, said:
"Philip’s appointment is part of our long-term strategy to establish a robust management team to support our expanding network. We were delighted when Phil joined in 2017 and are extremely pleased that he has now accepted the role of MD – I and the rest of the team look forward to working with him as we continue to develop the Dream Doors brand across the UK."

Commenting on his new position, Philip said:
"I am excited about our compelling proposition and the support we provide to our franchise network. My appointment underlines the on-going investment within the business and the opportunities we see for further expansion. I look forward to playing my part in the next phase of growth for Dream Doors."

Bill Owen, Dream Doors Franchise Director, added:
"Since joining the team in 2017, Phil has quickly established a clear understanding of the business and the intricacies surrounding a national franchised brand. Collectively we have formed a talented team to provide the necessary business support and insight for the coming years."

Dream Doors was founded in 1999 and has grown to become UK’s number 1 retailer for replacement kitchen doors. There are 75 franchisees already trading nationwide with 11 new showrooms set to open during 2018. But there are still dozens of new locations ready for development, as well as some existing businesses for sale.

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What Our Franchisees Say

Everything about the franchise works as it is written in the manual and, in your early days, this is important while you learn the business.Paul Reeder


If you want to work for yourself and have more flexibility, I would recommend a Dream Doors franchise. Also it’s good to know that you can run your own business, but still have the back up of a national company.Matt Jones


The training and support has been fantastic and has really reinforced the fact that we made the right decision. The initial training was really helpful and there have been plenty of visits from the Franchise Support Manager to keep us on the right path.Helen Mahon


Why Choose Us

nThe kitchen industry is booming and, as an alternative to standard kitchen compaies, Dream Doors offer our customers a solution that saves time, money and hassle

By replacing the doors, and usually the work-surfaces and sink, a kitchen can be transformed in 2 days

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