It's been a few years since I've posted here (been 'lurking' ever since though!)
Back then I had my KEF 3005SE system shoehorned into my parents' less-than-ideal corner lounge setup - http://www.whathifi.com/forum/your-system/my-new-kefs
Fast-forward 3 and a half years and I'm finally out on my own, and have just set everything up in (what appears to me to be) a far better arrangement:
(not gonna attempt posting photos here, I can never get it to work!
Will take some more pics of the surrounds and the room itself shortly, but suffice to say now that the speakers are resaonably placed, surround steering has improved 1000%! And I still love these speakers as much as I ever did!