Best kitchen brands Wickes kitchens

We've surveyed thousands of kitchen company customers to reveal how Wickes kitchens compare with rival brands such as John Lewis, Howdens and Magnet.



Which? members can log in to unlock the tables below to see how Wickes was rated for its customer service, quality of products and finish, and value for money.

You can also see how Wickes was rated for its kitchen installation, and read comments from Wickes kitchen owners.

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Visit our page on the best and worst kitchen brands to see how Wickes kitchens compare with other brands.

Wickes kitchens installation

We also asked kitchen owners about the installation process, including rating the speed of installation, the quality, mess made and the communication from the installer, to see whether it was hassle-free, or a total pain.

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See how Wickes kitchens compare with other brands for installation by visiting our kitchen installation page.

Wickes kitchens and prices

Click through our gallery to see a range of Wickes kitchens across different prices and styles, including modern and traditional kitchens.

Wickes has four ranges: Contemporary, Traditional, Classic and Stocked Kitchens. The Stocked Kitchens range contains 10 kitchens, some from the other ranges, that are flat-pack and ready to take home and assemble, either yourself or by an installer you find. 

You can order a free kitchen brochure online, and you can look at the kitchens in store or browse online. 

But how did Wickes kitchens do in our survey? Find out by logging in.

Planning/design service: Wickes offers a free design service at your home, where the designer will come and measure up and advise on what will suit your needs. Once plans are ready, go in store to see the design, discuss changes and get a quote. You can also go in store for general advice. There isn't design software available.

Installation: Optional fitting service at extra cost. It's not carried out by Wickes installers, but is organised by them. All Wickes kitchen units come ready to self-assemble.

Kitchen appliances, flooring and tiles: Large kitchen appliances from a range of brands, kitchen flooring and wall tiles, all fitted at extra cost - visit our home appliances page to find the best appliances for you. 

Top-price kitchen: ££££

Mid-range kitchen: £££

Lower-price kitchen: ££

Price key: £££££ (£3,001 - £5,000), ££££ (£2,001 - £3,000), £££ (£1,001 - £2,000), ££ (£701 - £1,000), £ (£1 - £700).

These are just guide prices based on a selection of kitchen units - the price would change depending on the size of your kitchen, materials used and labour costs.

Prices correct as of February 2015 and are based on the cost for a sink and base unit, two base units with a drawer and shelf, a base unit with four drawers each, two wall units with a door and two shelves each, a housing unit for an oven, all including handles, hinges and fixings, and a 40mm worktop. All sizes varied as prices were based on each brand’s standard sizes and ranges. Top, mid-range and lower-price kitchens in the gallery above were selected by Wickes.

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