Country shutters has evolved from the architectural practice of Laura Patten Architects based in Farnham, Surrey. With an architectural and interior design back ground, spanning some 20 years, we pride ourselves in providing a professional and bespoke shutter service to all of our customers. We supply all of our clients with illustrative drawings to show how your shutters will look in your home.

We use two factories to manufacture our shutters. Nien Made are the world’s largest manufacturer of plantation shutters and they are based in China. We chose Nien Made as they are the best shutter manufacturer by far and they have won many international awards. We also make our own solid shutters at a joinery workshop based in Hampshire, to the clients specification.

Meet the team

Dominic Wingent – Director

With a background in consumer electronics spanning some 20 years, working for well known Japanese corporations. Originally setting up country sales divisions for Ricoh Europe and moving onto Pioneer UK, as head of Business Development and managing national accounts, within the UK and Ireland. After a slowdown in the economy, he changed from consumer electronics to plantation shutters, becoming Sales Manager at S:craft, the UK’s largest independent Shutter supplier. In partnership with Laura he has now set up Country Shutters on the knowledge and experience he has attained.

Laura Patten – Director

Architect  BA(Hons)Arch.BArch(Man).ARB

Laura is a fully qualified Architect with her own practice based in Farnham, Surrey. She has over 15 years experience on a wide variety of projects ranging from clients such as Tesco, BAE systems and is now focusing her time on high end residential projects. Passionate about design, Laura plays an active role in the day to day running of the business including our unique design service.


Harvey Wingent – Head Carpenter

Harvey is a fully qualified carpenter and has worked with us for many years on a variety of projects. His knowledge and understanding is second to none and provides our clients with a truly professionally fit.

Marcin Head – Surveyor

With over 15 years experience in both the blinds and fitting industry, there is not much Marcin does not know when it comes to fitting shutters and blinds. Having worked along side shutter manufacturers, both here and asia, he can bring a great wealth of experience.

Tim – Blind Fitting Technician

Tim has a really long history and experience within the blinds industry spanning almost 30 years. He is also one of our most experienced surveyors.

Cindy – Administration

At the heart of every great company is a great administrator and for us this is Cindy.

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