I’m Retiring!

To all my wonderful Customers

After 41 years of trading under the name of Ashley Craft retirement now beckons and have therefore ceased trading.

I would like to thank you all for your custom. I have thoroughly enjoyed working for you on so many projects worldwide. 

I looking forward to entering this new chapter in my life and hope that I will be able to continue using my skills in helping and teaching others.


Ashley Craft is a compact family business established 40 years in High Ongar.

Ashley Craft offer a complete range of skills in bespoke furniture making from design to the crafting of the finished piece of furniture, all works are carried out in our own workshops.

We welcome enquiries for individual commissions and Interior Designer remits.

Kenneth J Hall Dip FP Dist      

Trained at the London College of Furniture during the 1960’s in Furniture Design and Technology gaining the College Certificate at the end of a three year full time course.   Went on to complete a one year diploma course in Furniture Production and gain the college Diploma with Distinction.

On leaving college worked in the furniture industry for ten years with a high class furniture manufacture in a managerial position. Set up and has successfully run Ashley Craft for 40 years. In that time the company has moved premises four times and has now been based at its current location in High Ongar for over 12 years.

Ashley Craft has worked on many prestigious projects over the years including City of London Boys School, Fords, City of London Corporation, Law Courts, Roll Royce to name but a few.  Ashley Craft are currently working closely with Interior Designers on many high specification projects in London.

Over the years Ashley Craft has completed and am currently working on project for many individual customers.  With the experience gained Ashley Craft can put together designs from their original concepts through the various design stages to the final making.

Kenneth is member of the Livery of The Carpenters’ Company and an active committee member of the Carpenters’ Craft Competition. 

  • Unit 9, Nash Hall, The Street, High Ongar, Essex, CM5 9NL
  • 07973 407279
  • enquiry@ashleycraft.co.uk