Duke of Kent accepts set of draughts from Denne
The Duke of Kent inspects
the draughts set given to him by staff at Denne Joinery. Picture:
A unique travel set of draughts hand-made by skilled craftsmen
has won royal approval.
Denne Joinery presented the Duke of Kent with the special gift
during his visit to its offices and manufacturing workshop in
Bramling, near Canterbury.
The royal guest, accompanied by Richard Oldfield, the Vice
Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, met managing director Ross Parker and
senior executives Nicholas Kingsman and Terry Beer.
Bosses and staff explained and demonstrated the firm’s high
The Duke said it has been a most interesting visit and thanked
everyone for the “wonderful gift.”
Award-winning Denne Joinery designs, manufactures and installs
high quality items. It specialises in the top end of residential,
commercial, leisure, retail and shopfitting sectors for the
Its clients include Willmott Dixon Interiors, Structuretone, ISG
Living & Leisure, ISG Construction and Westgreen
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