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Welcome to The A List, your one-stop guide to the very best businesses and services in Tunbridge Wells and beyond. As the publisher of your favourite Sevenoaks magazine Vine, we have always been passionate about championing and supporting top local companies. So here they are, organised into seven clear categories. The A List has a simple format and handy size, so your best local businesses are now really easy to find.

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www.brooksecurity.com 0800 281249

Burglar Alarms, CCTV, Access Control Systems, Door Entry/Intercom & Full Service Electronic Security

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Red Dragon Gear Safety and Security Products Red Dragon Gear are UK suppliers of • Covert Cameras • Tracking Devices • Child Locators • Panic alarms • Personal Attack Alarms. t: 0208 242 6319 e: sales@reddragongear.co.uk w: www.reddragongear.com

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Are you a Female decision maker or can you send a female to represent your business? The Athena Network is a membership group for Women where you can ‘lock out’ the competition and be the ‘expert’ in your field. We hold monthly lunches, informal coffee mornings & interactive workshops. We are an International organisation with over 3000 members & 130 Groups in the UK. If you are serious about your business get in touch!

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Carpet, Upholstery & Curtain Cleaning Speciaists

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Lynn Burfoot Curtains by Design

Lynn Burfoot Curtains by Design Accurately replicate your traditional style windows Available in over 200 RAL colours Installed by our own craftsmen Full consultation service

CONSERVATION BY DESIGN

01732 461 919

www.thwc.co.uk

145 High Street, Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 1XJ

Trained by Lady Caroline Wrey and with over 15 years experience in made to measure hand finished

Curtains Blinds Pelmets Soft Furnishings Telephone: 0208 249 3300 Mobile: 07708 287 152

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Want to sell your house but don’t fancy paying over £5,000 on Estate Agent fees? There is an alternative to the traditional Estate Agent. Move To Private Property promotes the choice of buying and selling property on the private market by providing you with everything you need to beat the system and sell your own home.

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GRANITE, MARBLE, QUARTZ & LIMESTONE SPECIALISTS ESTABLISHED OVER 20 YEARS

Factory & Showroom : Units 5 & 6 off Brunswick Rd, Cobbs Wood Industrial Est, Ashford, Kent TN23 1EL

01233 637 316

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Don’t buy blind online Share the quality in the heart of Tunbridge Wells. Over 40 years of lighting expertise. Lighting solutions for every type of property. Expert advice in lighting design

ILLUMINATIONS 01892 533 454 WWW.ILLUMINATIONS.CO.UK

37 – 41 CAMDEN ROAD, TUNBRIDGE WELLS, TN1 2PS

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Bespoke Cabinet Makers

Unit 5 Hilltop Meadows, Old London Rd, Knockholt, Sevenoaks TN14 7JW

tel: 01959 533953 Riverside House, River Lawn Road, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 1EP

Call 01732 76 0 8 2 3 t o a d ve r t i s e yo u r bu s i n e s s f r o m j u s t ÂŁ 150

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Martin Bush Chartered Architect

Established Local Architectural Practice offering bespoke service • • • • • •

• Flat roofs • New roofs • Guttering • Repairs • Extensions, Kitchens & Bathrooms • Interior & Exterior Painting • Patios & Fencing

Residential Extensions (all sizes) & New Build Commercial Works Works to Listed Buildings Design / Planning Applications Building Regulations / Working Drawings Computer generated 2D & 3D Drawings

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Ace Plastering Southeast

Recently completed Community Shop & Post Office “which was a great success for all involved”. Chairman Ide Hill Community Shop CIC

Fully Qualified & Experienced Plasterer No Job Too Small, Ring Me For a Free Quote

W: www.architectsevenoaks.com E: martinbush@btconnect.com T: 01732 740778

• Venetian Marble Polished Plastering • Plastering/ Skimming • Patch Plastering/Ceiling Repairs • Skimming Over Artex/Artexing. • Dry Lining/Plaster Boarding. •Property Refurbishment And Maintenance t: 07596 754727 (Adam Grace) w: www.aceplasteringsoutheast.co.uk

GML Stone and Brick Cleaning Specialists in hot pressure washing London & Southeast Ltd

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8 TV Aerial and Satellite Installation Specialists 8 Sky Digital Service Work 8 Sky Magic Eye Systems 8 Upgrades to Improve Signal Strength 8 Hidden Dish, Chimneys, Gardens etc. 8 TV Wall Mounting & AV Installations 8 HDMI Distribution Around Your House 8 Over 15 years’ Experience

After Local, Friendly, Reliable and Fully Insured www.graffitimanagement.co.uk info@graffitimanagement.co.uk 01959 532 855 07866 842 378

4 Protective Coating 4 Paint Removal 4 Communal Areas 4 Stone and Brickwork 4 Restoration 4 High Level work 4 Driveway/Patio

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Family & EDUCATION

A Co-educational Day and Boarding School

700 years of history to explore and enjoy “Romantic Hever Castle is one of my favourite British landmarks”

Dame Judi Dench

Your journey to academic success Kent's best kept educational secret

hevercastle.co.uk For more information visit our web site or call 01732 865224 Hever, Nr. Edenbridge, Kent, TN8 7NG

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• Year seven to 6th form • Average class size 8 • High performing & non-selective • No uniform • Minibus services • Day, full & weekly boarding www.rochester-college.org 01634 828115 STAR HILL ROCHESTER ME1 1XF ISC ACCREDITED

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0871 423 5656 www.jojomamanbebe.co.uk

Visit our Tunbridge Wells store: 208 Royal Victoria Place, TN1 2SS. Tel: 01892 533 347

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Family & EDUCATION

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The award winning movement to music, dance and singing programme for boys and girls from 6 months upwards run within a fun, safe and caring environment.

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Twinkle’s Tots 6 - 18mths Tiny Toes 18mths - 3yrs Mini Movers 3 - 5yrs

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“My girls are incredibly happy. It is such a kind and nurturing place.” Current Parent

Prep & Senior School Open Mornings 2014 Prep - Wednesday 5th February Senior - Tuesday 11th March

Kent College is a leading independent day and boarding school for girls aged 3 - 18. www.kent-college.co.uk Kent College Pembury, Old Church Road, Pembury, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN2 4AX, UK Registered charity no 307920 and is a member of the Methodist Independent Schools Trust

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Family & EDUCATION GARDENS & PLANTS

SMALL LOADS LIMITED Landscape & Building Supplies

FOR ALL YOUR GARDEN PROJECTS AND A UNIQUE SHOPPING EXPERIENCE, VISIT SMALLLOADS

PASSIONATE ABOUT GARDENS...

...for every and any aspect of your garden, please give us a call • Garden design & hard landscaping • Plant supply and planting • Landscape & garden maintenance

01892 870988 | 07793 292673 Abbey Garden Design & Build Ltd Rose Tree Cottage - 3 New Road Penshurst - Kent - TN11 8EH

www.abbeygardendesign.co.uk Call 01732 76 0 8 2 3 t o a d ve r t i s e yo u r bu s i n e s s f r o m j u s t £ 150

Show Area Now Open www.smallloads.co.uk

t: 01892 833325 f: 01892 836336 e: sales@smallloads.co.uk

Forstal House, Maidstone Road, Paddock Wood, Kent TN12 6PY Open: Mon-Fri 7.30am-5pm Sat 7:30am-4pm

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BUSINESS & professional

Casey & Associates (Member of the Society of Will Writers and Estate Planning Practitioners)

Will Writing ~ Estate Planning ~ Trusts

0870 020 3553 2 Fircroft Mews, Fircroft Way, EDENBRIDGE, Kent TN8 6EN

www.caseyandassociates.co.uk Estate Planning:

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Guardians Legacies – Specific Items Legacies – Gifts of money Residue Funeral wishes Organ donation Advance Directives (Living Wills)

Plan the disposition of your property Minimise Inheritance Tax Preserve the Nil Rate Band Lasting Power of Attorney Protect the family home from Local Authority Assessment

Trusts:

Financial Planning:

Testamentary Trusts • Nil Rate Band Discretionary Trusts • Disabled Discretionary Trusts • Property Protection Trusts

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Inheritance tax mitigation Investments Pensions Bonds

Inter Vivos (in life) Trusts • Home Protection Plan

Probate & Estate Administration: • • • • •

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Grant of Probate Professional Executor and Attorney services Post-death variations to wills Trust set-up & administration Nil Rate Band Protection Plan

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Lakeview is a chartered certified accountancy firm with vast experience in all aspects of accountancy, offering services that go beyond the standard. Our team of accountants offer over 40 years of in practice accountancy experience. In that time, we’ve perfected the preparation of accounts, but we’ve also learned something more; building success is primarily dependent on building relationships.

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Creative, enthusiastic, hands-on and utterly dependable, the Lakeview team are a joy to work with Owen Hunnam - Vine Publishing - 2013

Please feel free to get in contact to discuss what we can do for you.

enquiries@lakeview-accountants.co.uk www.lakeview-accountants.co.uk

01732 760387

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Go now to www.careerrouteplan.com for your fast-track career match solution. Or call me, Nick Dufton on 0800 0588 171, at my base in Tunbridge Wells, for a friendly chat about a brighter future.

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Selachii LLP A dynamic boutique law firm solving a range of legal problems for business and private clients. The firm has a tenacious and entrepreneurial approach often challenging convention to achieve the client's goals. Sevenoaks: Notting Hill: Email: Web:

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LEISURE & WELLBEING

power wheelchairs manual wheelchairs patient lifters www.kentmobility.co.uk

rise/recliner armchairs profiling beds walking aids supportive seating stairlifts bathlifts scooters hoists

repairs and servicing long & short term hire options

...making life less challenging please come and see our showrooms at: Head Office Tonbridge Kent Mobility Ltd Kent Mobility Ltd Unit 1, Bridge Farm Unit 6, Sanderson Way Upper Haysden Lane, Tonbridge Tonbridge, Kent TN11 8AA Kent TN9 1QG Tel: 01732 770251 Tel: 01732 770998 Opening Hours Opening Hours Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm Sat 9am - 12am

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