Our black oak worktops are very special. Combining the natural charms and famous sturdiness of oak with a rich, almost-black colour, these worktops are a great alternative to black American walnut and wenge. The oak is 'blackened' through a unique treatment process that preserves the innate qualities of the timber whilst imbuing it with luxuriously dark hues. Simply stunning.
The Worktop Express® best-selling collection provides black oak kitchen worktops of unsurpassable beauty, resilience and durability. Constructed from high-pressure bonded, finger-jointed, 40mm wide staves of the highest quality, we supply our A grade wood worktops square-edged and fully sanded to a 150 grit smoothness but otherwise unfinished, so that you may treat your worktops as desired prior to installation. Rapid UK delivery, a high quality product and great value are guaranteed.
A sleek surface that will look spectacular in contemporary kitchens, black worktops couple the traditional qualities of oak with a delightfully dark surface colour. We are proud to create solid wood worktops that are built to last, allowing our customers to feel safe in the knowledge that their black oak worktops will provide years of faithful service and enjoyment - however busy their households may become.
Worktop Express® - The UK's leading online solid wood worktop specialist
We employ a strong environmental policy, manufacturing solid black oak worktops from sustainably-sourced timber. Furthermore, we make full use of our product matter, using offcuts to create samples and to fuel our biomass heating system. As a result we have no wastage. For more detailed information on our policies for black oak work surfaces, please visit our environmental page.
2Man Next Day Delivery Service: from £25.00 for the first worktop, plus £15.00 for each additional worktop (Maximum Charge £70.00). Order before 12noon for next-day delivery.
Our in-house 2Man delivery service allows us to cover the vast majority of orders nationwide and minimises the risk of transit damage - we are proud to have a 98% first time delivery success rate. With this service we also provide a two-hour timeslot and a courtesy call 30 minutes before delivery. Our online booking system allows you to select your delivery date during checkout, either for immediate delivery, or for a date in the future if necessary.
In addition to our 2Man operation we partner with a number of external couriers, facilitating a comprehensive selection of delivery choices including next day, timed and weekend options. These can be viewed by entering your postcode on the shopping cart page. Surcharges may apply to certain areas, which will be shown during checkout but before payment. We offer free delivery on all accessories, when purchased with a worktop.
Samples: If you are unsure as to which timber is best suited to your kitchen, please try our great-value sample service. Samples are just £5 each including P&P, and we are confident that you will not be disappointed. If you subsequently place an order, the cost of samples can be refunded against your worktops on a one-for-one basis.
Reviews: We pride ourselves on delivering fantastic customer service, and are very pleased to have received a wealth of positive feedback from our customers. We currently hold a 5 star rating on Trustpilot which is calculated on the basis of over 14,000 customer reviews. For more information, please view our customer reviews page.
Returns: We make every effort to ensure that our customers are delighted with their purchase. In the unlikely event that an item is not as expected, or if you change your mind once you have received the goods, we offer a convenient returns service. If you would like to return an item, please inform us within fourteen calendar days of delivery.
If required, we can provide a collection service (at your cost), or alternatively you can return the goods to our warehouse. Exceptions apply to certain products (such as bespoke items); please visit our returns page for full details.
Worktop Express® is a distribution company in the truest sense of the word; and cost-effectiveness is built into our business model.
With Worktop Express there is simply no middleman: we even operate our own in-house 2Man delivery service to maximise efficiency. When you choose Worktop Express, you are choosing a group of specialists who devote their expert attention to every step of the process and are single-handedly responsible for sourcing, stocking, marketing, and distributing the product. Ensuring that we are the only link between the customer and manufacturer allows us to offer the most up-to-date products in the market for lower prices than any other retailer.
Our large stock holding - over 15,000 worktops are held in stock at any time across various locations - and sheer purchasing power dictates that the prices we can provide direct to the public and trade are extremely competitive. We do not share the same overheads as high-street stores (on average an initial 270% markup tends to be applied just to cover warehousing and staff costs) and therefore can achieve similar profit margins - but without overcharging customers! Our direct internet delivery model and advanced stock ordering allows us to minimise costs.
We have five strategically-placed depots throughout the UK, all of which are serviced by an impressive fleet of in-house delivery vehicles. As a result, we are able to offer an unparalleled delivery service: cost-effective, consistent, and prompt.
The belief that superb quality can go hand-in-hand with affordability is a lynchpin of the Worktop Express ethos. As a result we are confident that the Worktop Express product range far outstrips the quality of anything you will find on the high street - and often at a fraction of the cost.
Still not convinced? Try our great-value sample service: you'll be glad you did.