Take five… stunning kitchen islands

A hardworking kitchen islands packs a punch, incorporating storage and vital appliances in addition to space for storage and dining. Here are a few of our favourites.

Crown Imperial’s Ashton kitchen furniture comes in 22 colours and a primed finish to decorate in your chosen colour. Expect to spend from £15,000.

This bespoke kitchen by Rencraft is hand-painted in Farrow & Ball Pavilion Grey on the cabinetry and Railings on the island unit. Prices start from £18,000.

This plywood island by Sustainable Kitchens features a stainless steel worktop and sits on industrial castors for easy mobility. The complete kitchen costs £22,000.

This bespoke island by IQ Kitchens is painted in French Grey by Farrow & Ball and features a marble top, which incorporates a timber butchers block. A similar island is priced around £15,000.

The Aubrey kitchen is handmade by Cue & Co of London and features oak veneer carcasses, solid wood doors and a spray-painted finish. Esmeralda granite with a polished gloss finish has been used for the worksurfaces. Cue & Co of London kitchens start from £35,000.