About Us

Not Just Kitchens is a family run business based in Bournemouth, Dorset designing and supplying kitchens, bedrooms, bathrooms and home offices.

Together Jay and Jocelyn deliver a fully bespoke and personalised service, including renovations and building work with free project management included in the overall price. 

Our First Award for South Liverpool's

New Business of the Year 2007

South Liverpool's New Business of the Ye

Jocelyn Carroll, Director of Operations developed 18 years project management experience comprising finance and business analysis in the corporate and public sector. After completing her BSc (Hons) degree in Business Information Technology, Jocelyn started her career in the NHS where she attained her Prince2 Practitioner (project mgt) qualification. Her last 8.5 years were at JP Morgan where Jocelyn progressed to a senior position successfully delivering a number of high profile, regulatory programmes for the bank.


With the drive to learn a new industry, Jocelyn now runs back office operations for Not Just Kitchens. She researches and sources the best value kitchen appliances and accessories including lighting, tiling and bathroom suites to suit all budgets.


Utilising her organisational and planning skills for supply, scheduling and order management, clients and trades can expect an efficient operational service and excellent communication.

Jay Carroll, Director of Design and Installations started his career as a time-served plasterer before serving 10 years as a Royal Marines Commando. Jay has developed over 20 years experience in the building industry comprising 15 years in kitchen design, manufacturing and installation and previously owned a property development and maintenance company which included garage & loft conversions and extensions.


As a kitchen designer, Jay has worked for some reputable companies such as Wren and Howdens. With his extensive building knowledge and experience, this puts him in a unique position to be able to consult and advise not only on design but more importantly, on functionality too. 


When you meet Jay, you will be blown away by his knowledge, his friendly and personalised service and his willingness to go above and beyond. His ethos is about listening to your requirements and designing what is best for you and how you will use the space.