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About us

Furnish & Co is founded on a heritage of traditional British craftsmanship. From our workshop in Rettendon, we install custom furniture for the most beautiful homes and design-forward businesses in Essex. From bedrooms & dressing rooms, to kitchens & utility rooms, home offices, alcove & audio cabinets, cabin beds and bespoke free-standing furniture. Whether your dream interior is classic, luxurious or urban in style our personal design approach and dedication to bespoke carpentry will deliver you a beautiful, practical solution that reflects your style & endures for years to come.

Our highly experienced carpenters work within Brentwood, Billericay, Shenfield, Ingatestone and the surrounding towns and villages. Do drop us a line, we're always happy to provide a free design consultation.

Neal Lewer - Furnish & Co

Neal Lewer

Neal Lewer, owner of Furnish & Co has been creating beautiful custom joinery since 1999. An advanced City & Guilds master craftsman, Neal honed his art renovating some of the most exclusive hotels in London, before joining the visual design team at Selfridges, designing and installing the myriad of seasonal retail themes in and around the store. He established Furnish & Co in 2002, and has been creating beautiful bespoke joinery in some of the South East's most prestigious homes and businesses ever since. He is a firm believer that ingenious design & beauty should go hand in hand and is unapologetically fastidious!

Our Key Values

We like to think we have built up extensive knowledge of our clients’ expectations over the years. From the first meeting through to installation, we find it’s the simple things that matter …

Courteous and friendly service

Our team are polite and cheerful and always looking to achieve the best outcome. From your initial enquiry through to the end, we strive to meet your requirements and expectations in a professional and friendly manner.

Honesty and Trust

Honesty and trust is at the heart of Furnish & Co. We will always be honest with you, working closely with you to achieve your goal and keeping you informed along the way. We need you to trust us so that we can focus on making your furniture. Our advice and knowledge comes from years of combined experience and we’re happy to share this.

High Standards

We are passionate about our work. We want to provide you with the finest, hand crafted furniture. Every aspect is finished to the highest standard, using the best quality wood, veneers and ironmongery, researched and tried over years.

Cleanliness and Respect

We believe it’s the whole package that requires high standards. We will always treat your home with the utmost respect. We use boot covers and dust sheets to protect your home and will always leave it clean and tidy; we take this very seriously. Your new furniture will be carefully wrapped and transported to your home and it will be unpacked and installed with care and attention. All rubbish is cleared and areas cleaned thoroughly, leaving you to enjoy your new furniture.


As well as the measures taken to protect your home, we have PPE to protect you and ourselves. We have masks and gloves to be worn where necessary. We carry suitable cleaning products and dust extractors for cleanliness and health purposes. We will only access areas of your home that have been agreed with you.


Customer satisfaction is our top priority! If you are happy, we are happy! We build up valuable relationships with our customers and a large proportion of our work comes from repeat customers and referrals from existing customers. Check out our customer testimonials – the proof is in the pudding!