Inspiration & Advice

The kitchen is not only a place for culinary creativity but can also be the social hub of the house, making it the heart of many a home. Wining and dining friends and family is all the more pleasant in an attractive, welcoming kitchen. has all the expertise you need to help you make your kitchen dream a reality – whether you’re looking for a traditional oak worktop or a more modern, crisp white finish to your dream kitchen we have a huge portfolio of colours and materials to choose from. Our sales team can offer advice on the type of material to suit your project and technical advice on all aspects of installation. Samples are also readily available to aid you with your decision. Call our team on 0208 935 5337 to let us help you start your creative journey.


A picture can tell a thousand words – for some inspirational ideas please visit our kitchen and bathroom worktop gallery.


Here are some of the questions we are often asked. We trust they will be helpful but please do contact our customer service team for further advice or to discuss your requirements.

Buying Guides and Advice

With over 25 years of experience creating bespoke work surfaces, the team is happy to offer help and inspiration, along with technical advice, for your worktop project. If you’re unsure as to what colour worktop would work with your kitchen design our experts can offer suggestions and are happy to send out samples to help you make your final choice. Our technical experts are on hand as fabrication gets underway to talk you through the final details and requirements to make your dream a reality.

Be Inspired – Bright Ideas for Your Kitchen

Thinking of a new kitchen?

Smart Kitchen Ideas Throughout the generations, a well-designed kitchen has always been the hub of family life. It is also one of the main selling points when one decides to sell, or buy a [...]

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What is a Traditional Kitchen?

What is a Traditional Kitchen? Traditional in the context of kitchen design by no means implies “old fashioned” or “out of date.” In fact, it has remained one of the most popular kitchen [...]

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More Bright Ideas For Your Kitchen

Bright ideas to inspire you In interior design the terms Modern, Contemporary, Traditional, Olde World, Cottage, Charming, Mediterranean, Vintage, Art Deco, Farmhouse, Country and so on, usually mean something quite different from their [...]

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Choosing the right worktops

Ultra Compact worktops

Ultra COMPACT Worktops Sintering Want to impress your friends with a new word in innovation? How about sintering? If you think that will impress them, wait till they [...]

Dekton for outdoor use

Perfect for the outdoors It has become very popular to create outdoor kitchens for entertaining in the garden or on your patio or deck. Until now, you have been very limited in your [...]

Making the right choice

What is the best material for kitchen and bathroom worktops? Worktops make all the difference to a kitchen or bathroom and because they dominate the aesthetic appearance, they are probably the first thing [...]

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Maintaining and caring for your worktops

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How do I care for my Caesarstone worktops?

How do I care for my Caesarstone Worktops? Very little, simple, preventive care is required to maintain Caesarstone’s everlasting beauty. Caesarstone is as close to everlasting as any worktop could come and only [...]

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How do I care for my Silestone worktop?

How do I care for my Silestone worktop? Silestone requires very little and very simple, mostly preventive care. Silestone worktops are the hardest and most damage- and stain- resistant worktops known to man. [...]

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10 Things To Know About Marble

Reasons To Consider Marble Marble effect worktops are so popular, but it is important to understand that there is a big difference between a marble effect and true marble. Marble worktops require a [...]

What is your worktop made from

Everything you want to know about Silestone

Everything you want to know about Silestone Silestone worktops are re-engineered from a compound of 94% natural quartz crystals and silica, in a special process and adding polymer acrylic resins, making up the [...]

Corian compared to Silestone

Corian compared to Silestone These two popular brands of top-end worktops are often thought about as if they were just different trademarks of the same type of material, but in fact they are [...]

What is a Silestone Worktop?

What is a Silestone® worktop? Silestone® is the registered brand name of the highest quality quartz, suitable for kitchen and bathroom worktops, sinks, shower trays, flooring and wall cladding. It is manufactured by [...]

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Brands broken down

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What is a Hi-macs Worktop?

What is a Hi-macs worktop? Hi-Macs® is the registered international brand name of a superior range of an eco-friendly acrylic solid surface material, manufactured by LG Hausys Korea’s largest building and decorative materials company. [...]

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What is a Hanex Worktop?

What is a Hanex worktop? Hanex® is the registered international brand name for a premium range of acrylic solid surface material, with a long term track record since 1995, composed of about 66% [...]