Brand New Showroom and Website for Mascari Design

A lot has been happening this year at Ruddington’s Mascari Design. There’s been a rebrand, a huge investment in their showroom on Charles Street and  the launch of their brand new website! On the recent showroom refurbishment at 5 Charles Street, Managing Director Rob Mascari says: “We have been planning a complete remodelling of the showroom for the past year and we are delighted to have made it happen. For the first time in our history, we have totally reimagined the use of our showroom to enable an exciting customer experience.…

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Major Makeover for Mascari

With their furniture partners Masterclass Kitchens, Ruddington’s Kitchens by Mascari have revealed they are planning their largest ever investment into a full refurbishment of their Charles Street showroom this December. They say their new showroom has been designed to offer their clients a complete experience of what a living kitchen is about in the 2020s. Whilst focus may initially be on colours and styles, Mascari place equal importance on what happens inside the cabinet – the bits that bring your kitchen to life. With seven new displays due to be…

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Christmas with Kitchens By Mascari

2020 certainly hasn’t panned out for anyone as we expected this time last year. But the end is in sight and the festive season is upon us again. Never more than this year have the value of things we love to share with friends and loved ones, together and with each other been more important. Maybe this year has helped us all think about how we like to live and share spaces Imagine sharing the preparation for the big day in a festive space, taking turns to baste the turkey…

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Ten Years of Kitchens by Mascari

A highly regarded Ruddington kitchen design studio is celebrating its tenth birthday! Kitchens by Mascari arrived on Charles Street in our village in 2009 – with a mission to deliver great design and excellence in project management and installation. Ten years on, RUDDINGTON.info speaks to its Managing Director, Rob Mascari, to find out more about the business, then and now:- You’re celebrating ten years of ‘Kitchens by Mascari’ in our village this year. Is Ruddington where your company started, or were you trading elsewhere before that? ROB: “I’m not sure where the ten…

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New Plans for Old Convenience Store

A revised planning application for a former Ruddington convenience store has been put before Rushcliffe Borough Council (RBC) – which now proposes THREE levels on the site of the existing single storey building. It was back in December 2017 that Barclay & Cook, at 7-9 High Street, closed its doors after over forty years under the stewardship of David Cook when dwindling trade prompted his decision to sell the shop and retire. The premises have lain empty ever since. As we reported just over a year ago, RBC has already granted planning permission for the addition…

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Contemporary Shop Redesign Approved

Bold new proposals to modernise a former convenience store on High Street – which is in Ruddington’s conservation area – have been given the green light by Rushcliffe planners. We reported last December that Barclay & Cook, at 7-9 High Street, had closed its doors after over forty years under the stewardship of David Cook when dwindling trade prompted his decision to sell the shop and retire. The existing premises (below) will now be substantially redeveloped by the new owner – with the removal of the current pitched and flat roofs to enable another floor…

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New Look for Former Barclay & Cook?

There are mixed views among village residents and planning consultants about bold new proposals to modernise a former convenience store on High Street – which is in Ruddington’s historic conservation area. We reported earlier this month that Barclay & Cook, at 7-9 High Street, had closed its doors after over forty years under the stewardship of David Cook when dwindling trade prompted his decision to sell the shop and retire. If given planning permission, the existing shop (below) looks set to be substantially redeveloped by the new owner – with the removal of…

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