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11 August 2021

Plumb Center bathrooms review

Our guide to bathroom retailer Plumb Center/Wolseley gives you an insight into what its customers really think of the company and its service.
Liz Ransome-Croker
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We've surveyed thousands of bathroom company customers to reveal how bathroom retailer Plumb Center, owned by Wolseley, measures up to rival brands such as Bathstore, Homebase and Victorian Plumbing.

When we asked shoppers about their experience of buying a bathroom, one retailer stood head and shoulders above the rest with a customer score of 80%. It left the last-placed company trailing well behind with 58%.

Our unique customer score comes from asking people how satisfied they are with a brand on a seven-point scale from very poor to excellent, as well as whether they would recommend the company.

We also ask people to rate the company for important factors on the same scale. This allows us to separately calculate star ratings, with five being the maximum. 

Which? members can log in to unlock the tables below to see how Plumb Center was rated as a retailer, as well as comments from Plumb Center bathroom owners.  If you're not yet a member, you can join Which? now to gain instant access.

Visit our page on the best and worst bathroom companies to see the star ratings for all the other brands and how Plumb Center compares overall.

Plumb Center/Wolseley bathrooms customer comments

As well as rating the brands, we asked customers to give us more details on their experiences.

Log in or join Which? to reveal Plumb Center's score and customer comments, as well as all the ratings in this guide and the rest of the Which? website.

Wolseley bathroom suites

Click through our picture gallery below to see a range of Wolseley bathrooms across various prices and styles:

Wolseley bathroom gallery

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Wolseley stocks a range of branded bathroom suites, including ones from Ideal Standard, Roca and Twyford Bathrooms, as well as its own exclusive bathroom collection called Nabis. 

There aren't many full bathroom suites, but the company has a number of toilet and sink sets. It specialises in plumbing and heating parts, too.

You can also download a brochure showing everything it sells and you can get a free design consultation by visiting any of Wolseley's showrooms. 

If you're looking for a trader to complete your bathroom renovation through Wolseley, visit Which? Trusted Traders to find a recommended one in your area.

Wolseley bathroom showrooms

It has hundreds of branches nationwide, but not all are bathroom showrooms. Use the online 'branches' tool to find one in your area. 

This will list what the store specialises in, such as plumbing or drainage, and whether it has a showroom. 

Wolseley showers

Wolseley has a range of power, electric and mixer showers, as well as standalone shower enclosures and components for wet rooms.

We've rated well-known shower brands and tested electric showers to find out how reliable they are and whether they deliver on the manufacturer's claims. 

Wolseley bathroom furniture, flooring and tiles

The retailer sells fitted vanity units and a few standalone storage options, mostly under its own brand Nabis, but also from other brands. It doesn't sell bathroom tiles or flooring, though.

Visit our pages of bathroom designs for ideas on how to create the perfect bathroom for you, and our page on bathroom suites to see how to cut the cost of your bathroom.