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Belfast vs Butler sink - Our improved range

18th Feb 2020 First of all lets talk about our improved range. We have added many Belfast and Butler sinks to our website to make sure that we satisfy your needs. We sell only the best quality products from leading manufacturers in the industry and won't be beaten on price. 

Shaws Butler 1000 Single Bowl Ceramic Kitchen Sink

Lets start with the Butler sink. For over four centuries the classic Butler sink has been an iconic part of the kitchen design. The Butler sink was first created to be used in Butler Pantries across the UK. The sink rapidly grew more and more popular as production methods improved and people had then become known to the versatility that this sink had adopted. Later on the introduction of the sanitation officers in many cities had meant that various nuances had sprang up in the shape of the design. In big cities like London, where water was sparse, The sink had been designed without weir overflow. Because of all this history that this sink upholds it would be a fantastic asset to any tradition farmhouse kitchen. 

Franke Belfast VBK720 Ceramic Kitchen Sink

eFrom the Butler sink sprung the Belfast sink. Originally created in Belfast, hence the name, the Belfast sinks has massively grew in popularity. The Belfast sink has adapted in such a way that it can actually compliment any modern day kitchen as well as traditional farmhouse kitchens. The Belfast sink is an adapted variant of the Butler sink. The Belfast sink was originally made for Irish export. In Ireland there was no restrictions in water supply. So this had meant the Belfast sink was a lot deeper than the Butler sink and had adopted weir overflow to protect against accidental flooding. The Belfast sink can sometimes be the more popular option based on the offering of a much larger deeper bowl to fit larger washing up items in. 

At Sinks we have produced a category full of the best selling products on the market and great prices and all the information you will need to complete your order.