The Must-Have Kitchen Wish List4 min read

In this blog, we will show you the six items that will complete your kitchen and make you be the envy of all your guests.

According to research Brits will spend almost £4000 a year on kitchen updates. This can range from appliances to the finishing touches. There are so many latest trends that come out each year and all through the year, making people want these kitchen must-haves more and more. Almost half of the population have renovated their kitchen at least once in their lifetime or home.

To make the perfect kitchen wish list, a granite or quartz is at the top with a kitchen island and glass extension closely following. They are sought after modern design ideas that everyone wants in their hub of the home.

Kitchens nowadays are known as the heart of the home and homeowners love to update them with the latest kitchen trends. In recent research 1 in 20 of us splurge out on more than £10,000 to make our kitchens look and feel fabulous.

Quartz & Granite Worktops

Cawdor Stone is the perfect place to come to for stone products. We are one of the UK’s leading stone supplier undertaking projects worldwide. All of our worktops are bespoke and hand finished, with us winning many quality awards. We have the largest stone showroom in Hertfordshire, allowing you to browse at your leisure and we offer a price match guarantee for like-for-like materials.

Quartz is an extremely durable non-porous surface that is resistant to stains, scratches and abrasions – perfect for a kitchen worktop where the majority of cooking and chopping will be done.

Cawdor Stone provides a specialist service and a trusted supplier that ensures your quartz is of the highest quality, providing a maintenance-free worktop in a wide range of colours. We source only the best quality quartz from our suppliers, so you can be sure that your worktop will last for many years to come.

A natural stone like granite provides a timeless quality making it the perfect addition to any kitchen, providing a durable and easy to maintain base from which you can cook, clean and socialise without worrying about scratches and stains. The range of colour options we have at Cawdor provides you with a guarantee that whatever style of kitchen you have, we’ll have a suitable choice for you.

Kitchen Island

A kitchen island is a perfect way to add functionality to the hub of the home. It offers extra storage and worktop space, as well as additional seating. In many homes today it has become an essential feature, adding a multi-functional design and the perfect divider for an open-plan living space. It can be used in the centre of the kitchen to divide the cooking zone from the dining room and a place to sit for an informal meal.

Built-in Appliances

Built-in appliances offer a sleek and unobtrusive look bringing uniformity to the kitchen. They are either built-in to a cavity behind a matching kitchen door or built-in around the kitchen cabinets protruding out into the space.

  • Perfect for open-plan spaces
  • Great for a minimalistic design
  • They are a cook’s best friend
  • It makes them easy to clean and keeps the look tidy
  • Having washing machines, tumble dryers and dishwasher’s behind an integral door makes them quieter

Boiling Water Tap

A boiling water tap is a kitchen must-have for 2019. It’s a tap that immediately dispenses hot boiling water at the touch of your finger. They are the perfect kitchen accessory to use with everyday tasks like cooking vegetables, making coffee, boiling pasta, making a brew, cleaning pots and pans and sterilizing babies dummies.

They also provide the kitchen with a beautiful design that will be loved for many years and fit perfectly within a quartz worktop.

Glass Box Extension

Glass box extensions are a popular choice for Londoners as they are keen to invest in them to add to their property. They allow you to see the traditional build behind and brings the outdoors in. They are made from structural glass units and glass beams, increasing the feeling of space, with it being bathed in natural light.


The AGA is big, beautiful and a Britsh handmade product. It will become part of the family, with a colour to suit every kitchen and lifestyle. The AGA can pretty much cook every style of dish. Cakes are baked lighter, roasts are more succulent, steaks become juicier and the pizza crust becomes that little crispier.


Cawdor Stone Gallery are a division of the Cawdor Group, one of the UK’s leading natural stone providers. With over 30 years of experience, our highly qualified team have undertaken international projects of all sizes, providing high-quality materials and a comprehensive range of stone-related services to a range of projects. Contact us today for more info on our quartz and granite worktops.

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