Brass and copper worktops: pros and cons

White Shaker Kitchen with tall cabinets and brass splashback

When it comes to worktops, some of our most show-stopping kitchen designs are the White Shaker with Brass Worktop and the Antiqued Brass Contemporary Kitchen. As with a lot of statement designs, there are certain considerations to take into account when choosing which worktop you’d like in your kitchen. With metal being such a popular […]

Caesarstone Engineered Quartz – The Concrete Series

Worktops can be the finishing touch to a kitchen and while they were once seen as a practical surface to prepare food on they now provide an opportunity to showcase technological and design innovations and can be the talking point of a kitchen. We’re always on the look out for new and innovative products to […]

Concreto Worktops

Contemporary grey industrial kitchen with white metro tile splashback

Introducing the Concreto range from Arenastone We have seen a huge rise in interest in the super stylish, Concreto range of engineered quartz worktops. These beautiful materials are extremely versatile, non-porous and low maintenance – perfect for coping with the demands of everyday family life. Concreto worktops offer the appearance of concrete, without the everyday […]

Stainless Steel Worktops: Pros & Cons


We are in the middle of the big industrial revival in kitchen design and aesthetic. Materials are one of the most important consideration when trying to achieve this on trend look. You want it to look fun and quirky without having to commit to this aesthetic in every aspect of your kitchen. A great way to […]

Concrete Alternative

Concrete is the trendiest material at the moment. From worktops to flooring everyone wants concrete! We constantly get queries about concrete worktops whether we can supply them on their own (we can’t) or if we can fix them (sadly, no). We point people in the direction of our blog where we tested concrete with different liquids […]

Our visit to Bristol Marble


Recently we took a team field trip to Bristol Marble. We were shown around the outdoor stone yard and the workshop by the lovely Phil who patiently answered all of our questions. Phil gave us a tour of the yard where they keep all of their natural stone slabs. Bristol Marble is unique in that they store […]

Supplier Spotlight: Bristol Marble


Supplier Spotlight: Bristol Marble We work closely with Bristol Marble and share a similar passion for providing excellent service so we’re pleased to be able to spotlight them and the great work that they do! We feel confident sending our clients to their showroom knowing that they will be well taken care of and leaving […]

Copper in the Kitchen


Copper This year we are revamping our showroom and we’re adding a splash of the metallic – more specifically – copper – more specifically – copper worktops! Copper is a chemical element with symbol Cu and atomic number 29… Beyond that it’s a soft and malleable metal with a freshly exposed surface of reddish-orange colour, […]

Concrete Worktops put to the Test


Considering Concrete Worktops Here at Sustainable Kitchens we have numerous enquiries regarding concrete worktops, and why not- they’re sleek and industrial, they’re smooth and eco-friendly: what’s not to like! Well, unfortunately with years of experience under our belts, we understand alongside the pro’s there are definitely some imperfections to be aware of. To get a […]

Concrete Worktops


Here at Sustainable Kitchens we love the look of concrete as a worktop material, nothing makes an island stand out more than an 80mm concrete worktop,  so I just wanted to take some time to tell you about the pros and cons, the ins and outs and the ups and downs of this new kitchen […]