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• Specialist in Block Paving • Flagging and Fencing • Natural Stone Paving • Garden Walls • Turfing • Pointing Call Steven for a FREE quote:

01253 315495 / 07966 137444 7 Westfield Road, Blackpool, Lancashire FY1 6NU

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Built In Auto Defrost Larder

Built In Freezer

Built In 54cm Frost Free Fridge Freezer

Model No: TSM1750U

Model No: FSE1630U

Model No: KNM4551i

• 96 Litres/3.4 CuFt, 4* Rating • 3 Clear Drawers, 1 Handy Rack • 5 Separate Compartments • Dimensions: H82xW59.8xD54.5cm

• 193 / 69 Litres, 6.81 / 2.43 CuFt • 4 Shelves, 1 Salad Bin, 3 Freezer Drawers • Chrome Wine Rack & Chrome Trims • Dimensions: H177.8 xW54 xD54.5cm

• 135 Litres/4.8 CuFt, 3 Glass Shelves • Sliding Crisper Cover • Reversible Door with Antibacterial Seal • Dimensions: H82xW59.8xD54.5cm ONLY






Built In 1400 Spin 8kg Washing Machine

Built In Single Oven

Plug & Play Induction Hob

Model No: LWI842

Model No: OEN9302X

Model No: MIN54307N

• 16 Programmes inc Hand Wash • 24 Hr Delay, LCD Display • Fast Full Load 8kg in 39 Minutes • Dimensions: H82xW60xD54cm

• 71 Litres 4 Function Fan Oven • Full Width Variable Grill • Fully Programmable Touch Control LED Timer • Dimensions: H59.5xW59.4xD56.7cm

• 4 Zones, Touch Controls • 9 Power Levels , Booster Function • Black Glass • Dimensions: H5.5xW58xD51cm







Fivestar Services (Fylde) 20 Rossall Road, Cleveleys FY5 1DX Visit us In Store - Located Next door to Cartridge World

Tel. 01253 855616

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