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Horizontal Radiators Buying Guide

There are hundreds of options of horizontal radiators available, from traditional column radiators to more modern flat panel and wall mounted options. This guide will take you back to basics with some of our favourite horizontal radiators, and the benefits of choosing one.


Column Radiators

Panel Radiators

Anthracite Radiators

White Radiators

Low Level Radiators 

Why Choose Horizontal?

There are so many choices of radiator, from modern vertical mirror radiators, to double and single panel options, but you can't beat a timeless horizontal radiator, and there are now many choices to match your heating source with your home decor. Horizontal radiators are prefect for any large or small room and those of you who prefer a more traditional home aesthetic. We have a range of traditional and modern radiators that we will go through in this article.

Horizontal Column Radiators

Whether you have a period property or want to add a touch of old fashioned class to your home, a column radiator is for you. You really get the best of both worlds with these, as you have a beautiful Victorian style aesthetic without losing heat efficiency and quality of materials. Column radiators produce great heat outputs for their size and can hold their heat for longer than other radiator types.

Butler & Rose 3 Column Horizontal Radiator - Bare Metal Lacquer Finish

This Butler & Rose number is a best seller here at Only Radiators and we can see why! The stunning bare metal lacquer finish gives a beautiful traditional aesthetic which is perfect for any period property.

The strong mild steel base ensures durability and this gorgeous horizontal radiator will hold onto its heat for ours, keeping your home warm and cosy.

This radiator will be perfect for larger rooms and those wanting to make a statement in their homes.

With a 10 year manufacturer's guarantee and a high heat output, what's not to love?


Butler & Rose Horizontal Designer White Radiator

Another lovely column radiator is the Butler & Rose compact column radiator. This horizontal radiator will provide a timeless class to your home and stand out in any room it's placed in.

Choose between 2, 3 or 4 columns depending on the space you have available and how much heat you need for the room. To check your BTU, check out our handy BTU calculator.

This radiator really will stand the test of time and offers a traditional yet modern quality which is unmatched.

If you fancy a more modern aesthetic to your home, this radiator is available as a vertical option.

Horizontal Panel Radiators

Panel radiators are sleek, minimalist and provide excellent levels of heat. The tube carrying the hot water is surrounded by convector fins, which boosts the heat output of the radiator whilst maintaining a slim, flat aesthetic. They are perfect for narrow rooms as they don't protrude too much from the wall. You can buy single panel and double panel radiators depending on what aesthetic and heat output you require.

DQ Heating Cove Double Panel Mild Steel Horizontal Radiator

If you're looking for a panel radiator that is more modern, this DQ Heating Cove radiator is for you.

The stunning stainless steel finish is available in either polished or brushed, giving you even more options to customise this piece to your home.

The double panels made of high-end stainless steel material using the latest technologies in the industry give off more heat to warm up even larger spaces.

It is constructed in compliance with the EN442 European quality standard and comes with a 5 year warranty. And if all that isn't enough, it's also available in 5 different sizes to suit all room sets and schemes.

Brenton Oval Double Panel Horizontal Radiator

Now for something that's perfect for large living rooms, the Brenton Oval double panel radiator. It's available in anthracite and white so the choice is yours!

The sleek design of this horizontal radiator will soften any hard lines in your space and give your room more character and style.

The double panels ensure a high heat output, and the large size will provide and hold enough heat for even the largest of rooms.

The wall mounted design also frees up floor space and gives a clean, minimalist finish.

Horizontal Anthracite Radiators

Anthracite radiators are the most popular finish of radiators thanks to their contemporary, sophisticated yet beautifully understated look. Anthracite radiators will look great in any room set, but look especially good against lighter and more neutral wall colours to ensure it stands out and makes a statement. Take a look at some of our top picks below or shop all of of horizontal anthracite radiators here.

Horizontal White Radiators

White radiators offer a more modern vibe if you're looking for a more stylish, clean look. They look great against darker room sets and will add a timeless charm to your space. Take a look at some of our top picks below or shop all of our horizontal white radiators here.

Low Level Horizontal Radiators

If you're lacking wall space in your home, a low level radiator may be for you. They fit perfectly underneath windows or paintings and allow you to really get the best of both worlds - a heat source that will fit into your space and a heat output to ensure your room stays nice and toasty. You can also choose to fit some of our vertical radiators horizontally, contact our team if you would like advice on whether a vertical radiator can be installed this way.

Low Level Horizontal Radiator

We hope this in depth guide has given you some insight into all the different types of radiators. Take a look at our guide on the 5 best vertical radiators if you're looking to go the other way!

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