The Tall Bank

A popular request for the modern kitchen. For this space and light are key factors.

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The Tall Bank

Gloss Vs. Matt

Stuck choosing between matt and gloss door finishes? These points may help you to decide:

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Gloss Vs. Matt

What is Quartz?

Quartz is the most popular material we use for kitchen worktops here at Benchmark Kitchens. It is made up of around 90% natural quartz stone mixed with pigments and polymer resins. It is manufactured through a strict process, involving mixing, moulding and pressing, curing, polishing and quality testing.

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What is Quartz?

Our English Revival Collection

We are proud to say our quality kitchens have been hand built and painted in Britain. No matter which you choose – traditional Shaker, Modern Classic or contemporary Signature, you can be sure it will be built to the highest standard.

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Our English Revival Collection

Create a Timeless Kitchen

Replacing your kitchen is a huge investment, so its important to make the right choice, and you’ll want something that you will still love in years to come. Some trends come and go, but you’re going to want something that will last and not have you wanting to re-do the whole room in a year or so.

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Create a Timeless Kitchen

Our Signature Range

Our Signature Range is a contemporary interpretation of a classic design.

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Our Signature Range

The Benefits of Corian

Durable – Corian keeps its good looks and survives the impact from nicks and cuts that can occur with daily wear and tear.

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The Benefits of Corian

NEW CRL Range

Taking inspiration from natural stone and the popular industrial style kitchen trend, CRL Stone is offering a new range of quartz surfaces, bringing a modern twist to classic design, that will work in any style of room.

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NEW CRL Range

‘Form Follows Food’ – Caesarstone Forecasts

Forecaster of the Future, Li Edelkoort has been working with Caesarstone to create ‘Form Follows Food’, a forecast of where the design of kitchens is heading.

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‘Form Follows Food’ – Caesarstone Forecasts

Benefits of a Blanco SILGRANIT Sink

Our granite composite SILGRANIT sinks from Blanco are available in 9 on-trend colours, including the new Concrete Grey.
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Benefits of a Blanco SILGRANIT Sink

New Bridgewater Display

We have now said goodbye to our Lincoln display in Plum and Papyrus, which you may have seen on our Instagram or if you have already visited our showroom.

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New Bridgewater Display

New Level Instant Coffee!

With a hot water tap, you will never have to wait for the kettle to boil.

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New Level Instant Coffee!

Do I Have Room for an Island?

Whether it houses the hob, or has a seating area, kitchen islands can be a very practical centre piece of the room.

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Do I Have Room for an Island?

A Quick Worktop Change

You don’t have to go all out to give your kitchen a fresh new look. If your units are still in good condition, a cheaper and easier option would be to just update the work surfaces.

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A Quick Worktop Change

Utility Rooms

Most people will want to spend less on their utility room and will go for a cheaper version of what they have in their kitchen, as it is not used as much and is often out of sight.

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Utility Rooms

Corian Worktops

Corian is both practical and visually pleasing, and is becoming a popular choice for worktops.

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Corian Worktops

What is Siemens Home Connect?

With Siemens Home Connect, you can control your appliances from your phone, or control them with your voice via Amazon Alexa.

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What is Siemens Home Connect?

Dreaming of a White Kitchen

Classic, clean and crisp. White kitchens have been a popular statement for a while and the trend will continue to be strong. It’s simplistic, bright and fresh, and suits both contemporary and traditional kitchen styles.

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Dreaming of a White Kitchen

Induction hobs

For years there have only been two types of hob – gas and electric. Induction is a new, better alternative for many reasons:

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Induction hobs

Going Handleless

Handleless kitchens are a growing trend which is here to stay. Creating a simpler look with clean lines, handleless kitchens are a popular contemporary choice.

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Going Handleless

Duropal Work Surfaces

Duropal is a low maintenance option for your kitchen worktop, offering the look and feel of high quality quartz, at an affordable price. There is no need to compromise on style or quality if you are working to a tight budget.

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Duropal Work Surfaces

Where to Begin with a New Kitchen?

First things first, do your research! Get a general idea of what you like – colours, styles etc. Visit showrooms, browse brochures. The more you can decide on, the easier it will be for your kitchen designer to design something you will love!

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Where to Begin with a New Kitchen?

Copper Kitchens

Holding the title of ‘metal of the moment’, copper has for a while been used as an accent colour in kitchens, from copper handles to copper taps.

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Copper Kitchens

Granite Kitchen Worktops

The natural beauty of Granite is magnificent and timeless. A piece of granite is formed over thousands of years and can be brought into your home to offer elegance and functionality to your kitchen.

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Granite Kitchen Worktops

The Industrial Design Trend

Construction finishes, inspired by industrial architecture have become a strong trend in kitchen surfaces.

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The Industrial Design Trend

The Importance of Lighting in Kitchen Design

Lighting in a kitchen is very important: In order to function well, you need to be able to see! But what type of lighting should you choose?

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The Importance of Lighting in Kitchen Design

Make Your Kitchen Appear Bigger

There are many tricks to help give the illusion of more space in your kitchen:

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Make Your Kitchen Appear Bigger

The Pull-Out Larder

Tired of searching through kitchen cupboards and drawers for lost or forgotten groceries?

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The Pull-Out Larder

The Two-Tone Trend

Time to step outside your comfort zone! Add interest to your kitchen design by using another colour…

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The Two-Tone Trend

Why Choose Quartz?

Quartz is a beautifully engineered material. Combining form and function, it has the tactile qualities and cool feel of natural stone which, paired with its hard-wearing durability, makes it the perfect material to have as a kitchen worktop.

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Why Choose Quartz?