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Bespoke worktop buying guide

Made to measure worktops at B&Q

For the ultimate luxury kitchen worktop, have one custom made. Having a worktop made to measure means you don't have to compromise on style, size, or placement. What's more, our professional fitters will install it for you.

made to measure worktop buying guide

Choose from three materials - granite, quartz and solid surface (an acrylic material). We offer three profile options - square edge, double 8mm radius, or bullnose 15mm radius.

made to measure worktop profile types

Book a kitchen planning appointment to discuss options or to order a bespoke worktop. You can use our kitchen visualiser to compare different worktop finishes and colours.

Our quartz bespoke worktops are made from 85% natural quartz and 15% man-made materials (resin and colour pigments)

  • Durable, stable, non-porous and resistant to chemicals
  • Can be shaped to suit any kitchen design
  • Consistent in colour, with an even look running through the entire worktop
  • Pan rests and hot rods should be used
  • A good alternative to granite
  • Available in a variety of colours

Solid surface worktop

Our solid surface bespoke worktops are made from man-made acrylic materials, comprised of 75% natural mineral and pigments which is set in an acrylic matrix.

  • Non-porous and non-staining, easy to maintain
  • Hygienic and warm to the touch
  • Available with the option to include an integrated sink
  • Have virtually invisible joints
  • Optional cladding, sills, splashbacks available
  • Integrated coved or plant on square upstands available
  • HI-MACS® solid surfaces can be professionally repaired
  • Pan rests and hot rods should be used
  • Available in a range of colours

Dekton is an ultra-compact surface made using a process called Sinterized Particle Technology. This high-tech method imitates the change that natural stone undergoes when exposed to high temperatures and pressure over thousands of years.

This surface can withstand high temperatures without burning, scorching or cracking. Hot pots and appliances like crock pots can be placed directly on the surface with no worry of damage. It is also completely stain-proof. Even the most stubborn of stains, like wine, coffee and rust can easily be removed from the surface.

There are many more benefits to Dekton, including:

  • Highly scratch-resistant
  • High resistance to fire and heat
  • Resistant to abrasion
  • High UV resistance
  • Waterproof
  • Colour stability – it has colour consistency from slab to slab, resulting in a long-lasting product that will not fade over time.
  • Dimensional stability – it is consistent in both dimension and thickness throughout the slab which allows for easy installation.

How to order your bespoke worktop

Book a kitchen planning appointment and discuss your requirements with one of our showroom advisors. Once you have selected your preferred finish, your kitchen plan can be finalised, and we'll provide you with a preliminary quote for your custom worktop.

worktops made to measure

Design and planning

Your kitchen can be planned using our Spaces design tool, which will also create an initial cost estimate. A final price is confirmed once a specialist has visited to measure and template your kitchen.

Digital template

Once your new kitchen cabinets have been installed, one of our specialists will take a digital template of the worktop area. Your bespoke granite, quartz or solid surface worktop will be made, while your kitchen fitters complete the installation of your cabinet furniture.


5 days (10 days for solid surface) after the design of the digital template, our installation team will arrive to install your new worktop. Then, another visit from your kitchen fitters will follow to connect up your taps, sinks and appliances.