Right back to plan B with our kitchen.... I am still keen to end up with a similar look to this:
...as I still do love it so much and think that it really work in the space we have.
In terms of cabinets it actually does work out very decent value to go to IKEA. These are the ones which I like and think will fit best with the scheme at the best price:
So now it's just a case of saving up to buy the above in addition to the below:
Next update on the kitchen will be when we can finally afford to buy the things we need to make it a reality. But at least for now we do now have a plan!