Belfast Sinks

Belfast sinks in a superb collection with a wide range of sizes from small utility sinks to large farmhouse sizes are a ttimeless classic. With all of the simple, elegant quality of a bygone era yet equally at home in the most contemporary of settings - it's no wonder Belfast sinks are enjoying such a huge renaissance. Handcrafted using traditional slipcasting they are practical and durable and the rustic beauty makes it a perfect centre piece for any traditional kitchen. BUY BELFAST SINKS

Belfast sinks for traditional kitchens

Belfast sinks are fitted beneath the worktop with the front face visible - to accommodate the depth, a short height cabinet is required. They are a period Victorian design built from ceramic. Taps are usually mounted into the worktop which can be granite, solid surface or wooden. Belfast sinks are always in vogue, classic kitchen styles generate a warm, inviting atmosphere. Often the heart of the family home, the traditional kitchen incorporates elegant detailing and makes use of subtle design elements to convey a sense of old world charm. If the theme in your kitchen is traditional or country style, a classic ceramic sink is almost certainly the one to go for.
Our Belfast sinks range includes the ever-popular and practical farmhouse styles to more subtle and sophisticated designs in an array of shapes and sizes. Belfast sinks under wooden kitchen worktops
From generously proportioned to smooth and sophisticated inset designs, it's no wonder these classics are back in fashion. Simple and elegant, Belfast sinks are coated in smooth, gleaming white glaze and are extremely robust and easy to maintainand they are manufactured using traditional methods and materials, ensuring that every one is completely unique.
Classic and elegant, Belfast sinks are a Victorian style which is characterised by a striking front face which sits proudly on show. It looks superb in a traditional setting, but is equally at home as a design piece within a contemporary kitchen. Made lovingly by hand using traditional methods and materials, traditional ceramic They are fired in intense heat to ensure a non-porous, scratch, heat and chemical resistant finish.


Belfast sink drainerBelfast sinks drainer The drainer has been specifically designed to complement the sink.. The drainer sits neatly on top of the worktop next to your sink and when not in use, can be simply stored away, This sturdy and very practical drainer, popularised in the early 1900's, is the perfect accessory to complete any traditional kitchen.
Traditional taps

Possibly the most romantic of the range is the Farmhouse style sink. Victorian in design, its timeless beauty will enhance any kitchen.
For the ultimate look, add a traditional bridge style kitchen tap. Or, if you are after something a little less ornate but equally as classic, select a sophisticated twin lever monobloc kitchen  tap and opt for a warm brushed nickel finish to add a touch of antique styling.

Belfast sinks originally had what is known as a Weir overflow built into the sink. They come in the traditional 24" size the metric size of 595mm and now this extra large 36" size. All ceramic sinks can vary in size by up to 2% so none of these sizes are totally accurate. This is due to the fact that they are hand made and the kiln process can also vary the size.

Belfast sinks

Belfast sinks 36"

This is the Carron Ledge sink. The tap mounts to a ledge behind this distinctive style.

Carron ledge

Carron Ledge

Variations in style known as The London sink, Butler sink or French Farmhouse sink are similar but have no no weir overflow. They have been adapted from the original Belfast sinks styles to have a 90mm basket strainer waste so they can be fitted with a waste disposal unit. They come in metric 595mm and 760mm wide or traditional 24", 30" and 36" wide.

London sink

London sink

We have a superb range of traditional Belfast sinks in a wide range of sizes from small utility sinks to large farmhouse sizes. We also have a range of accessories: wastes, ceramic drainers and cast iron legs. They complement a traditionally styled kitchen, but can also be used in a contemporary setting to stunning effect.

Gourmet sink

Gourmet Sink

Shaws Ribchester sinks have the fluted front design. We supply these in a similar single bowl version and the same sink is available without the flutes. The size is 997mm wide.

ribchester

Shaws Ribchester