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

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Kitchen organisation and storage

Bright ideas for remodelling your kitchen In most homes the kitchen remains the hub of family life. In larger kitchens the family can gather around the table for a companionable meal and even in [...]

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Bright ideas for remodelling your kitchen offers you complete support, from beginning to end, in adding class and creating the kitchen of your dreams. Whether you are building a new house, remodelling your existing kitchen or bathroom, or giving your [...]

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Eco-Friendly Kitchens

Eco-friendly Ideas for your kitchen We live in an age where sustainability of materials and environmentally friendly lifestyles are no longer luxuries or intellectual debates restricted to environmental agencies. Environmentally friendly, or eco-friendly for short, [...]

Choosing the right worktops

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Gloss or Matte Worktops?

Which is the best finish for your worktops: Gloss or Matte? Kitchen designs are highly susceptible to fashion trends and fads, from colour schemes to the various styles, to finishes. Not least of these, is [...]

Sensa Granite Colour Pairing?

Matching Sensa Granite colours with the colour of your cabinets Should I choose the worktops first and match the cabinets, or should I choose the cabinets first and match the worktops? There is such a [...]

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Is wooden worktops a good idea?

Why Wooden worktops Home owners and kitchen designers are really spoilt for choice when it comes to different materials for kitchen worktops. Worktops can be acquired in anything from cheap laminates to glass, stainless steel, [...]

Maintaining and caring for your worktops

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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. Not only is it highly resistant to scratches, stains, knocks [...]

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10 Things To Know About 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 little bit more care and [...]

What is your worktop made from

How To Choose The Perfect Worktop

When it comes to choosing your kitchen worktop, it is particularly important to consider the material that you would like to have your worktop constructed out of. Different materials will, of course, produce different [...]

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10 Things To Know About Solid Surface Worktops

Solid Surface, A Wise Choice In The Modern Era. Solid surface worktops can be a brilliant alternative to other, more traditional materials such as stone or wood. There are many advantages to choosing [...]

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Popular Kitchen Worktop Materials

Your kitchen is probably one of the rooms in your home that is used most often. The materials that are used in your kitchen have to be picked wisely, as they should be durable [...]

Brands broken down

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Corian compared to Caesarstone

Quartz and solid surface worktops are vastly different surfaces, starting with their composition, to the manufacturing process, repairs, hardness and appearance. Corian is one of the top brand names for solid surface worktops and Caesarstone [...]

Everything you need to know about Caesarstone

Caesarstone is engineered from a compound of a minimum of 93% natural quartz crystals in a special vacuum, heat and pressure process and by adding polymer acrylic resins, resulting in a solid, incredibly hard, dense, [...]

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Caesarstone compared to Silestone

Caesarstone and Silestone are two extremely popular top-of-the-line international brands of quartz worktops, with an exceptional track record for both companies and brand names.It would be hard to declare one “better” than the other. The [...]

The technical side of worktops

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Is Limestone a good choice for Kitchen Worktops?

Natural stone makes any space look and feel more luxurious and can completely transform the appearance of a kitchen, bathroom, or living area. In addition to all the premier manufactured worktops, including solid surface, quartz [...]

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How do you install Silestone worktops?

Silestone worktops are unique and exceptionally high-quality bespoke surfaces that will last for many generations if properly installed and cared for.It is by far the hardest of any of the worktop materials available in the [...]

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 balance of 6% content, to strengthen and improve the [...]