Before you start work on your new kitchen, it's a good idea to ask yourself what you want to achieve. Do you live on microwave meals, or does your kitchen need to cope with the demands of a large family? Things you might want to consider include:
Once you've measured your space, you need to consider your workflow and layout. Workflow in a kitchen is usually called the "working triangle", which describes the path taken to the most common areas: the fridge, the stove and the sink. The smaller the working triangle, the less time you spend in the kitchen.
For more advice on how to plan your new kitchen, check out our mighty handy kitchen planning guide here.