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Classic Bathrooms

Classic bathroom design creates a timeless design with enduring character and charm
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Timeless, Lasting Bathroom Spaces

Creating a timeless bathroom is easily achievable – think neutral colour palettes,glossy tiles and a relaxing atmosphere. The key is to make the space feel astranquil as possible. This opens up endless possibilities in terms of bath, basin,WC, shower, brassware and furniture. A painted timber vanity unit is a perfectstatement piece and its concealed storage is ideal for personal products as wellas towels and toiletries. Pedestal basins can usually be paired with a matchingWC while pillar taps or a monobloc mixer in one of the latest finishes can givesanitaryware an instant update

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Get Ready for Bath Time!

A bath is essential in a classic bathroom. Select a style that is large enough to comfortably sink into, such as a roll-top or corner bath, and de-stress at the end of a busy day. A corner tub works wonders for rooms that are short on space while still providing a luxury bathing experience. In fact, many corner options offer more interior space than a back-to-wall model and with the addition of spa jets, it’s easy to create a whirlpool spa at home, perfect for a little rest and relaxation. If considering a roll-top, bear in mind that cast iron is heavy so the floor may need to be reinforced. Acrylic versions are lighter so are often a better option for modern new-builds.

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Choose a Classic Bathroom Decor

In any classic bathroom, take time to consider the colour palette. Much like in a neutral scheme, creams and cashmere work well and never go out of style. Not only is this important for tiling and flooring options, but also in making a towel and accessory selection. Sumptuous Egyptian cotton towels in a bright white colourway can help to make the bathroom feel more extravagant, whether hanging over a heated towel rail or stored within bathroom furniture or on open shelving. Similarly, the addition of flowers or plants can really help bring the space to life.

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Creating a Classic & Timeless Bathroom Design

When looking to create a classic and timeless bathroom design we like to meet our clients at their homes to understand the internal and external architecture and how they would like the bathroom to tie into this. In Brighton and Hove and Sussex as a whole there are many Georgian, Regency, Victorian, Edwardian and Art deco properties. Clients who are renovating these styles of properties often choose to design a bathroom which is in keeping and sympathetic to the architecture of their home. This is more often a gentle nod to the era of architecture rather than a total reproduction, and our designers are familiar with the different style of bathrooms through these periods. We also work with clients with character filled cottages and barn conversions who would like their bathroom design to work with the overall design of their home

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Key Design Elements

A feature freestanding bath is often a central piece to a timeless bathroom design and there are a huge variety of styles available.

Clawfoot & bateau baths are popular in Victorian and Edwardian bathroom designs and can be specified in a painted finish to blend with the overall colour scheme. Taps and shower valves are available in a variety of finishes including Nickel, Bronze and Brass and are available with White or Black ceramic handles and with more intricate Art Deco detailing.

We often use tongue and groove panelling within our Victorian bathroom designs or the symmetry of Georgian panelling can complement shaker-style pieces of painted furniture. With regard to tiles, Art Deco bathroom designs include monochromatic colour schemes with matching baths, taps shower valves and painted bathroom furniture.

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Darren Dumelow (Zap)
Darren Dumelow (Zap)
We cannot recommend TBBC highly enough. From the immaculate showroom to the warm and friendly manager Helen, the efficient Chelsea, and the excellent fitter Matt, everything is effortless. Helen asked thoughtful questions about how we use our bathroom (double showers please) and used our pinterest inspiration board to develop a truly creative bathroom design that hit all our asks and exceeded our expectations. Matt fitted the bathroom in exactly the amount of time he said it would take, despite a couple of unexpected issues like extra chunky joists in the floor just where pipes needed to go. We’ve had a lot of work done on our house over the last 20 years and this was easily the most professional and least stressful experience of them all.
Simon Edwardson
Simon Edwardson
We were extremely happy with The Brighton Bathroom Company. Great design. Matt the fitter was excellent. Very patient and a perfectionist, his work was outstanding. We would definitely recommend this company.
Clive Ball
Clive Ball
The Brighton Bathroom Company (TBBC) provided a design and project management service for refurbishment of my bathroom, converting it from bathroom to shower room. I cannot praise their services too highly. Helen Hunt the designer listened to my objectives and ideas, provided experienced advice and a final design that is both highly functional and visually stunning. All the products that they recommended are of an exceptionally high quality. Danny Curd who TBBC recommended to lead the installation was excellent, highly professional and calm throughout the whole process and again I cannot praise him too highly. All the professional tradesmen that Danny engaged also worked a high standard and I was very happy to have them in my home. As would be expected with such as project there were some minor modifications required once the installation work was completed and both Danny and TBBC responded promptly and efficiently to carry these out. I would recommend the services of The Brighton Bathroom Company, Danny Curd and his fellow tradesmen without hesitation.
Libby 2003
Libby 2003
We are so delighted with our ensuite and family bathroom designed and supplied by TBBC. Helen really listened to what we wanted and has made incredibly good use of the space. The products suggested and supplied are of a really high quality and we were kept informed along the way. We now we feel like we're going to a high end spa every time we use the bathroom! Their recommended install company Unique Bathrooms were brilliant, fantastic quality of finish, flexible really helpful and a pleasure to have around. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend TBBC or Unique Bathrooms they were both outstanding.
Corinne Smith
Corinne Smith
We had an excellent service throughout the project starting with a very thorough discussion with Helen about our preferences and requirements. We didn’t really know what could be done with our bathroom but Helen suggested some excellent options and advised on appropriate products. Pete’s team did an amazing job fitting out, the finish is impeccable, and were very considerate in clearing up and protecting other rooms from dust during the work. Questions or questions were responded to promptly and thoroughly. We are delighted with the design and new look of our bathroom and would highly recommend TBBC
John Cartwright
John Cartwright
Highly recommended. We had a first class service from start to finish. Helen Head led the project for the Brighton Bathroom Company, consulted with us and and produced the design and specification. Danny Curd and his team did the work on site. Everybody was professional, polite and helpful. Nothing was too much trouble. Everything was completed to time and cost. There were no surprises. Helen visited again afterwards to ensure that all was in order and to offer advice on maintenance. Our new bathroom is a delight.
Kevin Ellis
Kevin Ellis
The quality of service, product and installation have been excellent from start to finish. We had some challenging design issues which TBBC appeared to handle effortlessly. Their skills and experience shone through. Added to that, the quality of installation work carried out by Unique Bathrooms was superb. The work was carried out to a high standard with the minimal disruption possible. We cannot recommend TBBC and Unique Bathrooms highly enough. Both organisations were always available to answer queries and have continued to be so after the project was finished. Nothing is too much trough for them!
Very happy that I chose the Brighton Bathroom Company for my new bathroom. Great design, very helpful team, communicative all the way through. Recommend !
Bradley Thring
Bradley Thring
From our first contact with The Bathroom Company to the end result we couldn't be more happy! Imman was brilliant with our design & can't thank her enough! We would recommend The Bathroom Company to everyone!