The Ultimate Buying Guide for Trade Professionals: Bathroom Furniture & Suites

The Royal Bathroom’s trade account programme is designed to provide trade professionals with exclusive benefits and trade discounts on bathroom suites and furniture.

Opening a trade account gives you access to discounts on all products, a dedicated account manager for personalised service, and access to exclusive promotions and deals. What’s more, as a trade account holder, you also get priority dispatch, next-day delivery options, and a hassle-free return policy. You can choose from a range of bathroom products, including suites, furniture, and accessories - all in various styles, materials, and finishes to suit your client's needs.

How the Trade Account Programme Empowers Trade Professionals

Signing up for a trade account can be a strategic move for your business, offering numerous advantages to drive growth and success. One key benefit is the potential for increased profits. By accessing exclusive discounts, special offers, and bulk purchasing options, you can reduce procurement costs and improve profit margins.

Trade accounts also enable you to tap into a broader customer base, including retailers, wholesalers, and contractors. This expansion of sales opportunities and revenue streams can contribute to your business's growth.

Cost savings are another advantage of trade accounts. They often provide reduced prices, waived delivery charges, and favourable credit terms, leading to significant operational cost reductions.

In addition, trade accounts facilitate stronger relationships with suppliers or manufacturers. This improved communication and product availability can enhance customer satisfaction. Streamlined ordering processes and reliable deliveries further contribute to positive customer experiences, fostering loyalty and repeat business.

Access to exclusive products or services and credit facilities can also differentiate your business and contribute to effective cash flow management.

By carefully assessing and leveraging the benefits offered by trade accounts, you can empower your business to thrive in a competitive marketplace

Comprehensive Buying Guide for Bathroom Accessories and Furniture

Choosing Bathroom Furniture for Different Bathroom Styles and Sizes

Royal Bathrooms offers a range of bathroom furniture for trade professionals to suit the needs and preferences of different customers. The company's product range includes bathroom suites, showers, baths, enclosures, taps, toilets, and a variety of bathroom accessories such as mirrors, cabinets, and towel rails.

The bathroom suites come in different styles and designs to cater to diverse tastes. They include traditional, contemporary, and modern designs, each with a range of different finishes and colour options to choose from. Royal bathrooms offer some of the most popular and elegant-looking furniture ranges, including Vienna, Florina, Turin, Marbella, Milan, Elena, Cesar, and Como.

1. Vienna Bathroom Furniture

Features: 1 and 2 drawers

Description: Vienna Bathroom Furniture is a range of high-end floor-standing vanity units.  These stylish brass frame vanities feature Carrara and Pandora marble tops that add a touch of elegance to their already luxurious look. All of these units have a push drawer mechanism for easy storage.

2. Florina Bathroom Furniture

Features: 1 and 2 drawers

Description: Florina bathroom furniture combines functionality and luxurious design, transforming your bathroom into a beautiful and relaxing space. Available in green, blue, and gray finishes, the Carrara and Pandora tops add a premium touch, while handle finishes in Brass Gold and Chrome provide a sleek look.

3. Modena

Features: 2 or 4 doors and 1, 2, or 4 drawers options

Description: The Modena range offers a sleek ad contemporary design with four satin finishes white, green, blue, and grey. The satin texture delivers more shine than a matte, but it is not a high shine. One of the advantages of a satin finish is its ability to resist fingerprints, smudges, and water spots. Additionally, it is generally more durable and scratch-resistant than highly reflective finishes.

4. Turin

Features: 1, 2 and 4 drawers and 2 or 4 doors

Description: The Turin bathroom furniture collection combines classic and contemporary elements in a timeless design suitable for both modern and classic bathrooms. It comes in gloss white, indigo grey, hale black, and grey elm colour finishes. The glossy surfaces provide excellent moisture protection and are easy to clean, making them perfect for bathroom furniture.

5. Marbella

Features: 2 or 4 doors with 1 or 2 drawers

Description: The Marbella bathroom furniture collection is available in gloss White, Grey, Black, and Grey Elm colour finishes. It features freestanding vanity units with D-shaped sinks, offering 1 or 2-drawer soft-closing doors for storage.

6. Milan

Features: 2, 4 doors and 1, 2, 4 drawers 

Description: The Milan bathroom furniture range is a popular choice due to its sleek and contemporary design, featuring clean lines and minimalist aesthetics. It offers a diverse selection of colours and finishes, including matte and gloss options, to effortlessly complement different bathroom decor styles.

7. Elena

Features: 2 or 4-door options

Description: The Elena bathroom furniture range offers a modern and minimalist design with four contemporary finishes. It brings a sleek and simplistic ambience to your bathroom, creating a stylish and updated look. With a variety of popular-sized units, it maximizes storage even in small spaces, transforming your bathroom into a serene and functional haven.

8. Cesar

Features: 2 or 4 doors and 2 drawer option

Description: Cesar Bathroom Furniture offers stylish vanity units featuring mid-edge and minimalist basins with gold and black handles. Available in gloss white, grey, and hale black finishes, the range offer versatility to suit various aesthetics.

9. Como

Features:  1 door cabinets

Description: Como Range Single Door Drawers Vanity Units are a space-saving and practical addition to smaller bathrooms, cloakrooms, and en-suites. Designed with simplicity and functionality in mind, this range offers a minimalist look that brings a contemporary atmosphere to your bathroom.

How to select the right furniture for various bathroom styles and sizes?

When choosing the right furniture for your bathroom, creating a stylish and functional space that meets your needs and preferences, consider the following factors:


  • Consider your bathroom's style (modern, traditional, eclectic) when choosing furniture.
  • Look for furniture with clean lines and shiny materials for a modern bathroom.
  • Opt for furniture with ornate details and warm, rich materials for a traditional bathroom.
  • Mix and match furniture styles and materials for an eclectic bathroom.


  • Choose space-saving and functional furniture for a small bathroom.
  • Look for compact vanities or pedestal sinks that won't overwhelm the room.
  • Consider a double vanity or a luxurious soaking tub for a larger bathroom.


  • Prioritise functionality when choosing bathroom furniture.
  • Choose furniture that fits your needs and lifestyle.
  • Consider storage options for toiletries and towels.
  • Think about whether you prefer a shower or a bath.

Exploring the Variety of Bathroom Suites at Royal Bathrooms

Royal Bathrooms offers a variety of bathroom suites to suit every style and budget.

1. Toilet and Basin Suites

Features:  Two Piece Suites (Toilet and Basin)

Description: Toilet and basin suites consist of two pieces and are ideal for individuals seeking a coordinated toilet and sink in a straightforward bundle. These suites are perfect for those with a compact cloakroom with limited space for a toilet and sink or who simply desire minimal changes to their bathroom while creating contemporary looks.

2. Cloakroom suites

Features:  Two Piece Suites (Toilet and Vanity Sink Unit)

Description: Cloakroom suites may be small, but they pack a big punch in style and functionality. Designed for compact spaces like cloakrooms, en-suites, and small bathrooms, these suites maximise the available space while still providing all the necessary fixtures in a confined space. Typically, cloakroom suites include a toilet and basin, which can be wall-mounted or floor-standing, depending on your preference.

3. Small Bathroom Suite

Features:  Two Piece Suites (Toilet, Vanity Sink Unit)

Description: Small bathrooms can be challenging to design, but with our suites, you can create a stylish and functional space that makes the most of the available room. These suites typically include a toilet, basin, and shower or bath, and there are a variety of designs and styles to choose from. One of the key features of small bathroom suites is space-saving design. You can choose from a range of compact toilets and basins specifically designed to fit into tight spaces. There are also shower enclosures and baths with smaller footprints that can help maximize the available room.

4. Shower Enclosure Suites

Features:  Three Piece Suites (Toilet, Vanity Sink Unit, and a Shower Enclosure)

Description: Shower enclosure suites are a great option for those who prefer a shower over a bath. These suites typically include a shower enclosure, toilet, and vanity sink units, with a range of styles and designs to choose from.

One of the key features of shower enclosure suites is their versatility. They can be installed in bathrooms of all sizes, from compact en-suites to spacious master bathrooms. You can choose from a range of enclosure shapes, including square, rectangular, offset, and quadrant. 

5. Straight Bath Suites

Features:  Three Piece Suites (Toilet, Vanity Sink Unit, and a Straight Bathtub)

Description: Straight bath suites are a classic and timeless option for those who prefer a relaxing soak in the tub. These suites typically include a straight bathtub,      toilet, and basin, with multiple styles and sizes to select from. The prevalent feature of straight bath suites is compactness and versatility. They can be installed in bathrooms of all sizes, from compact en-suites to spacious master bathrooms.

6. Shower Bath Suites

Features:  Three Piece Suites (Toilet, Vanity Sink Unit, and a Shower Bathtub)

Description: Shower bath suites are the perfect option for those who want the best of both worlds - a relaxing bath and a convenient shower in a single fixture. These suites typically include a shower bath,      toilet, and basin and feature a plethora of designs. The space-saving design is the main highlight of shower bath suites. They're perfect for smaller bathrooms where space is at a premium, and they're also a great option for families with young children who need both a bath and a shower.

Comparison Chart: Key Differences Between Our Bathroom Suite Ranges

Bathroom Suite Features
Toilet and Basin Suites Two Piece Suites (Toilet and Basin)
Cloakroom Suites Two Piece Suites (Toilet and Vanity Sink Unit)
Small Bathroom Suites Two Piece Suites (Toilet, Vanity Sink Unit)
Shower Enclosure Suites Three Piece Suites (Toilet, Vanity Sink Unit, and a Shower Enclosure)
Straight Bath Suites Three Piece Suites (Toilet, Vanity Sink Unit, and a Straight Bathtub)
Shower Bath Suites Three Piece Suites (Toilet, Vanity Sink Unit, and a Shower Bathtub)

Factors to Consider When Choosing Bathroom Furniture and Suites

Space Planning and Layout

The size and layout of the bathroom are crucial factors to consider when selecting furniture and suites because they can significantly impact the functionality and aesthetic appeal of the space.

Here are a few reasons why it's important to keep these factors in mind:

Space utilization

The size of your bathroom will determine the size and number of furniture pieces and suites you can accommodate. If you have a small bathroom, choose compact, space-saving furniture, such as a corner sink or a small vanity. But if you have a larger bathroom, you can opt for more substantial pieces of furniture, such as a freestanding bathtub or a double vanity.

Comfort and convenience

The layout of your bathroom will determine the placement of furniture and suites, which can affect their comfort and convenience. For example, if you have a narrow bathroom, you may want to avoid placing furniture in high-traffic areas to ensure people can move around comfortably.

Additionally, the placement of your fixtures and fittings can impact their usability.

Material and Quality

When it comes to bathroom furniture and suites, there are several materials commonly used. Each material has its unique characteristics in terms of quality and durability.

Some popular materials include:

  • Solid Wood: Solid wood is a popular material for bathroom furniture, especially for vanities and cabinets. It is a durable, long-lasting material that can withstand bathroom moisture and humidity. However, solid wood requires proper maintenance and care to prevent it from warping or cracking over time.
  • MDF (Medium Density Fibreboard): MDF is a cost-effective alternative to solid wood. It is made from compressed wood fibres and is resistant to moisture and humidity. MDF is also easy to paint, which makes it a popular choice for bathroom vanities and cabinets.
  • Plywood: Plywood is another popular material used for bathroom furniture. It is a strong and stable material that can withstand moisture and humidity. Plywood is also easy to work with and easily cut and shaped to fit any bathroom space.
  • Laminate: Laminate is a synthetic material used for furniture and surfaces. It is a durable and easy-to-clean material resistant to moisture and humidity.
Vienna Vanity Unit & Breeze Round Single-Ended Acrylic Bath Tub With Brass Framed Fluted Screen

Style and Design

When choosing bathroom furniture and suites that complement the overall style and bathroom design, there are several factors to consider:

  • Determine the style of the bathroom: The first step is to determine the style of the bathroom. Is it traditional, modern, minimalist, or rustic? Knowing the style will help you narrow your choices and select pieces matching the overall aesthetic.
  • Consider the colour scheme: The bathroom's colour scheme should also be considered when selecting furniture and suites. Choose pieces that complement the existing colour palette, whether it's a neutral scheme or bold and bright.
  • Assess the space: Consider the bathroom's size and layout. A large bathroom can accommodate larger furniture, while a small bathroom may require space-saving solutions like wall-mounted or compact pieces.
  • Focus on functionality: Consider the functionality of the furniture and suites. Will they meet your needs? For example, select pieces with ample storage space if you need storage. If you need a bathtub, choose a suite that includes a bathtub.
  • Mix and match: Don't feel limited to purchasing a matching suite. Mix and match pieces from different collections or styles can create an interesting and unique look. However, be sure to stick to a cohesive colour scheme and style.
  • Pay attention to the details: The little details can greatly impact the bathroom's overall look. Consider the finishes, hardware, and accessories. Small details like matching towel racks, soap dispensers, and mirrors can tie the room together.

Tips for Selecting Bathroom Products for Various Projects

Commercial Projects

When it comes to selecting bathroom products for commercial projects, there are several factors to consider to ensure that the chosen products are both functional and durable.

Here are some tips to help you make the right choices:

  • Consider the purpose and usage of the bathroom: The purpose and usage will determine the type of products you need. For instance, if children will use the bathroom, you may need to install smaller toilets and washbasins. On the other hand, if it's a high-traffic area, you need to consider durable products that can withstand heavy usage.
  • Choose high-quality products: Always choose products that are of high quality and from reputable brands. Such products will likely be more durable and require less maintenance, saving you money in the long run.
  • Ensure compliance with regulations: Ensure the products you choose to comply with local regulations and standards. Failure to comply can result in penalties, and you may need to replace the products at a significant cost.
  • Consider accessibility: If the bathroom is to be used by people with disabilities, ensure that the products you choose are accessible. This may include installing grab bars, raised toilet seats, and wheelchair-accessible sinks.
  • Keep aesthetics in mind: The bathroom is a crucial part of any commercial space, and its appearance can impact the overall impression of the establishment. Therefore, it's essential to choose aesthetically pleasing products that complement the decor of the building.
Luxor Walk In Fluted Shower Enclosure With Tray & Brass Frame

Residential Projects

Selecting the right bathroom products is crucial when it comes to designing a residential project. It is essential to consider not only the aesthetic aspect of the products but also their functionality, durability, and ease of maintenance.

The products you choose should fit comfortably in the space available without appearing cramped or cluttered. Take measurements of the bathroom and consider the placement of the toilet, sink, shower, and bathtub before making any purchase.

Make sure to consider the material and quality of the bathroom products. High-quality materials such as porcelain, ceramic, and stainless steel are durable, long-lasting, and easy to maintain. Low-quality materials such as plastic may deteriorate over time and require frequent replacement.

While choosing the materials, assess the water efficiency of the products. Water-saving features such as low-flow toilets, showerheads, and faucets can significantly reduce water consumption, which is good for the environment and can also lower utility bills for homeowners.

Regardless of the fixtures you choose, they must allow easy accessibility to everyone. Features such as grab bars, shower seats, and hand-held shower heads can make the bathroom more accessible for individuals with disabilities or elderly residents.

Finally, consider the style and design of the products. The bathroom products you choose should complement the overall style of the residential project. Consider colour, shape, and texture to ensure the products create a cohesive and visually appealing bathroom.

Tips for Trade Professionals: Making the Most of Your Trade Account

Here are a few tips to make the most of your trade account:

  • Take advantage of the access to exclusive discounts that allow you to lower costs and increase profit margins.
  • Keep an eye out for the latest promotions and sales.
  • Consider bulk purchasing to maximize discounts.
  • Dedicated support is available to help you with any issues or questions.
  • Keeping a record of your purchases and expenses is essential to maximise benefits. This information can help you identify areas to save money and optimise spending
  • Having a record of your expenses can give you leverage when negotiating with suppliers and making informed business decisions.

Partnering with Royal Bathrooms for Your Trade Projects

Partnering with Royal Bathrooms for your trade projects comes with numerous exclusive benefits. As this buying guide highlights, the trade programme offers exclusive trade discounts, priority delivery, and dedicated account management, among other perks.

By signing up for a trade account, you can access a wide range of high-quality bathroom accessories and furniture that will impress your clients. With excellent customer service and a commitment to delivering exceptional products, Royal Bathrooms is the ideal partner for all your trade projects.

Don't hesitate to sign up for a trade account today and take advantage of all the benefits that come with it.