UK: Bathroom Sinks: Bathroom Sink Manufacturers & Suppliers
ABOUT BATHROOM SINKS
There are three main types of bathroom sinks or wash basins. Conventional bathroom sinks are free-standing fixtures fitted to the surface of the wall. They may have exposed pipework, or may have a vertical ceramic pedestal below the bathroom sink to conceal the vertical pipework. Secondly, there are 'back-to-wall' bathroom sinks designed to be fitted against a false wall or cabinet which conceals the pipework. The third type of bathroom sink sits on the surface of a shelf or cabinet. These elegant bathroom sinks may be made of ceramic pocelain, stainless steel, or glass. Leading UK suppliers of bathroom sinks are profiled below the panel of sponsored links.
LEADING BATHROOM SINK MANUFACTURERS & SUPPLIERS
Ideal Standard: Bathroom Sinks. Ideal Standard is a leading European manufacturer of contemporary porcelain bathroom fittings, including bathroom sinks and wash basins. Ideal Standard also supplies related products including solid brass mixers, taps and shower fittings, together with shower enclosures. Ideal Standard has recruited several leading modern designers, including Robin Levien, Mario Bellini, David Chipperfield, and Seymour Powell. Ideal Standard bathroom sinks and wash basins are supplied as parts of coherent ranges of bathroom suites. An example is the White range, designed by architect David Chipperfield. This includes simple and elegant bathroom sinks and wash basins, either circular or rectangular in design. They are provided with matching pedestals. Another example is the Jasper Morrison range, based on exterior soft squares and internal ovals.
Armitage Shanks: Bathroom Sinks. The company that became Armitage Shanks was founded in 1817 by Thomas Bond in Armitage, Staffordshire - the centre of British sanitary pottery manufacture. The company merged with Shanks Holdings, based at Barrhead near Glasgow, in 1878. In 1999 Armitage Shanks became part of the US-based American Standard group of companies. Armitage Shanks is a leading UK manufacturer of bathroom ceramic ware, including bathroom sinks and wash basins. These form parts of comprehensive bathroom suites, of which nine designs are offered. Most of these are offered in standard or back-to-wall versions. The back-to-wall versions of bathroom sinks and toilets are designed for fitting to false walls or cabinets which conceal all pipework. The Armitage Shanks website contains a Plan your Bathroom section, covering: Tips & Techniques, Advice from the Experts, Bathroom Planner, Planning Grid & Shapes, and Frequently Asked Questions.
UK Bathrooms: Bathroom Sinks. UK Bathrooms, based in Ripon, North Yorkshire, is a leading online retailer of bathroom fittings, including bathroom sinks and wash basins. The bathroom sinks section of the UK Bathrooms website is organised into the following product categories: Contemporary Bathroom Basins, Budget Bathroom Basins, Traditional Bathroom Basins, Countertop Bathroom Basins, Designer Basins, Recessed Bathroom Basins, Bathroom Basin Units, and Basin Frames. Contemporary bathroom sinks are offered from 11 branded manufacturers, plus UK Bathrooms own brand range. Manufacturers include Armitage Shanks, Bauhaus, Burlington, Ideal Standard, Laufen, Roca, Villeroy & Boch, and Vitra Essentials. The Designer range of bathroom sinks includes a Roca Veranda double vanity basin, and Roca Veranda vitreous chine basin set on a deep glass shelf.
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