Buyer's Guide: Kitchen Sinks

With countless sinks to choose from, picking just one can be a daunting task. The jargon doesn’t always help either, it usually just makes it even more confusing. We like to keep things as simple as possible – from ordering to delivery. Which is why we’ve got this guide to buying a kitchen sink!

Stainless Steel Sinks


Stainless Steel sinks are absolutely perfect for the majority of kitchens. It looks professional and cleans up quickly. Our stainless steel sinks come in a variety of sizes, from ‘regular’ sinks to single round bowl sinks such as our Valle Winnipeg right hand single bowel kitchen sink.

Undermounted Sinks


Undermounted sinks are designed to sit flush with granite and other similar worktops so that they appear to have ‘melted’ onto the worktop! They’re ideal for any kitchen with an extremely modern style. The tap is also installed into the worktop itself, unlike on the sink like with many other sinks – which is great if you love minimal designs!

Our Valle Hamilton Single Bowl Undermounted Kitchen Sink is the perfect example of a modern undermounted sink - the smooth curved edges add a stunning twist!

Compact Sinks


Exactly as the name implies, these sinks are compact which makes them perfect for kitchens which are short on space. These are essentially the smaller options of our other sinks, meaning you can get a stunning undermounted sink which is still compact!

Our Valle Edmonton RH Single Bowel Compact Kitchen Sink offers functionality at a fantastic price and even better size. At just 800x500mm, it’s compact yet spacious enough as to not feel cramped.

1.5 Bowl Sinks


Our 1.5 Bowl Sinks add extra space to your bathroom without requiring too much extra kitchen space. Built into the draining board is a small extra bowl which can be used to rinse plates and utensils etc. It’s a practical solution for your kitchen and comes at a small cost, starting from under just £64.97!

The Astracast Sunrise 1.5 Bowl Kitchen Sink is made from long lasting stainless steel and has a reversible drainer which is compatible with the mono mixer kitchen tap of your choice!

2.0 Bowl Sinks


Our 2.0 bowl sinks are the perfect sink for either busy family households or even businesses in need of a well-built sink with two bowls. Resistant to heat/cold exposure as well as heavy impacts, it’s truly a solid sink.

Our Valle Hamilton 2.0 Bowl Undermounted Sink is the perfect blend between form and functionality. At just £94.97, it’s inexpensive and covered by our leading 10 year ‘Fit and Forget’ guarantee for greater peace of mind.

Ceramic Sinks


Ceramic sinks are the go-to sink for country home styled kitchens. With wide variety to choose from, including 1.5/2.0 bowls and single bowl sinks. They are stunningly white, practical and very well built. Being used in the industry for over 100 years, ceramics offer the same durability and charm of their Victorian counterparts. If you’re looking for a timeless sink, then ceramics is the only way to go.

The Astracast Ardenne Single Bowl Kitchen Sink is the perfect example of a stunning ceramic sink. With a reversible drainer and pre-cut tap hole, which is suitable for the mono mixer kitchen tap of your choice and an included waste, it’s truly a perfect package!

With such a huge selection of kitchen sinks to choose from, picking just one can be a daunting task. Hopefully this guide has helped you find the ideal sink for your kitchen! If you’re ever in any doubt about the compatibility of a tap and sink etc then give us a call on 0333 305 2242 and we’ll be happy to help!

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