For many, the kitchen is the heart of the home. Not just reserved for cooking, this space can be highly multi-functional – it’s a room where people dine, relax and entertain, too.
As such, it’s important to source kitchen flooring that’s practical and durable, as well as stylish.
Here, we round up some inspiring options to help you create a beautiful and bespoke space that will perfectly suit your lifestyle – and last for years to come.
Available in a multitude of colours and patterns, vinyl flooring can easily be personalised to suit the style of your kitchen. Priced at £71.99 per m2, Amtico’s Signature Check Plaid flooring establishes a classic aesthetic.
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A classic parquet floor never goes out of style. Kersaint Cobb’s solid oak Heritage Parquet, laid here in the Cathedral pattern, is priced from £49.99 per m2.
Featuring a lively patterned surface, the Belmont range from Lifestyle Floors is the ideal fit if you want to transform your floors into a design talking point. This snazzy setup is cost effective, too, priced at £19.49 per m2.
Lapicida’s Italian Carrara marble floor infuses this contemporary kitchen with wow factor. This highly durable stone offers an impressive service life of more than 20 years, providing it is well maintained. These luxury tiles are priced from £234 per m2.
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Featuring a stone-effect finish in concrete grey, these rigid click vinyl floor tiles from Leader Floors are quick and easy to install. Priced at £34.52 per m2, the surface is also 100% waterproof – ideal for the splash zone around the kitchen sink.
Natural stone offers a characterful look that’s hard to replicate. These worn grey limestone flags from Floors of Stone feature a hand-distressed edge paired with a brushed finish to introduce a tactile feel underfoot. The range is priced from £47.50 per m2.
Engineered oak flooring is a good partner for underfloor heating as it offers superior dimensional stability compared to solid timber products. Priced at £70.95 per m2, Havwoods’ Venture Plank Fendi engineered oak features a white UV oiled finish.
Westminster Stone’s Stonecast Old Henslate flooring flagstones recreate the rustic appeal of a genuine slate floor. Also suitable for outdoor use, these handmade concrete tiles are priced at £54 per m2.
Porcelain tiles offer a sleek, fuss-free solution for low-maintenance kitchens. What’s more, they are an excellent partner for underfloor heating. Measuring 120cm x 120cm, the Grande Grey tiles from Stone & Ceramic Warehouse are priced at £96.00 per m2.
Featuring a wood-effect finish complete with knots and grains, this laminate flooring mimics the appeal of timber. Pictured here in the white oiled oak colourway, this budget solution is priced at £15.95 per m2, available from Flooring Mountain’s Essential Vitality range.