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The Magic of Anthracite Radiators

Welcome back to the Only Radiators blog, where this week we are proudly celebrating the increasingly popular anthracite radiator.

Stick around as we explain just why our anthracite designer radiators are so sought after, as well as share some of our favourites, which are all available right here on our online store.

What is Anthracite All About?

If you’re wondering what anthracite is, it is the colour of dark coal. And that lovely smoky dark grey colour has become a staple of designer interiors over the past few years. As you will see by the time this article ends, anthracite brings a seriously classy tone to any interior and anthracite modern radiators play a big part in this!

Anthracite makes for radiators that look incredibly contemporary and do well in finishing both industrial and organic interior effects. Anthracite radiators are often made of steel or aluminium and then coloured with that delicious anthracite tone.

It is no surprise that the anthracite radiator colour has become synonymous with luxury. Yet this shadowy luxury has never been more affordable. And what’s not to love about affordable luxury?

So, let’s now go into a selection of the best anthracite designer radiators that Only Radiators has on offer.

Flat Panel Anthracite Radiators

A fantastic first place to start is to check out our range of single panel anthracite radiators. Single panel radiators bring affordable heat to any room in the home and are perfect for smaller or busier rooms, though new technology and design increases the spaces they can heat more than ever.

Let's take a look at some of our favourites below.

Brenton Flat Double Panel Vertical Radiator (LEFT)

This bestseller is sleek and modern, and its wall mount installation makes it a great space saver, while the wide flat panels add a minimalist touch. This fabulous anthracite radiator brings some serious monochrome delight to every room, and comes with a plethora of excellent features too.

DQ Heating Tornado Single Panel Mild Steel Horizontal Designer Radiator (CENTRE)

DQ Heating really know how to design a stunning flat panel radiator, and this designer radiator is bound to impress with its aesthetic design and practical features.  Designed using mild steel, this radiator will bring the desired warmth into any room with its high heat output. This radiator is also available in various different sizes and has a 5 year manufacturer's guarantee. 

Hudson Reed Sloane Single Panel Vertical Designer Radiator (RIGHT)

This stunning piece boasts a hugely contemporary design for making a statement in the home, whilst ensuring that it's just minimalist enough so as not to distract from any other features. This beauty has a wonderfully high heat output, is as durable as it is stylish, and comes with a 5 year manufacturer's guarantee for peace of mind.


Double Panel Anthracite Radiators

If you are looking to fill much larger rooms with reliable, powerful heat then you may wish to opt for the more formidable anthracite double panel radiator.

As you would expect from Only Radiators, we have some wonderful double panel radiators featuring anthracite designer goodness.

Here's a few of our greatest hits below.

Hudson Reed Revive with Mirror Vertical Designer Radiator (LEFT)

This is the ultimate 2 in 1 option for rooms that lack space, and is a popular choice here at Only Radiators. The integrated mirror and heating unit means you also have an anti-fog mirror! This radiator is also made from the highest grade materials, and is tested to the EN442 harmonized European standard.

DQ Heating Cube Double Panel Mild Steel Horizontal Designer Radiator - Dark Grey (CENTRE)

For something a little different when it comes to style, the DQ Heating Cube is exactly what you need on those cold winter days. Assembled in compliance with EN442 European standard, the Cube offers some excellent properties and an aesthetic look, what else could you possibly need? A reassuring 5 year manufacturer's guarantee perhaps?

Brenton Oval Double Panel Vertical Radiator (RIGHT)

For a perfectly modern slice of luxury, the Brenton Oval double panel radiator is exactly what you need. This stunning radiator boasts some serious energy efficiency, a sleek design, an excellent heat output to keep you cosy. The anthracite finish of this vertical radiator will stand out against lighter, neutral wall colours and would give the perfect modern edge to any home decor.


BTU and You

When it comes to filling much larger rooms with heat, you will want to work out the BTU you’re your rooms requires before you commit and get a radiator that is not powerful enough or, indeed, is far too powerful.

You can achieve all of this on our site using our rather funky Only Radiators BTU calculator. Just put in the dimensions of the room to discover the BTU needed by your every room, then check the BTU figures in the information section of each of our radiators. The results can sometimes surprise you…

If you need any advice on BTUs, remember that you can reach out to our support team here.

Anthracite Column Radiators

One of the wonderful features of anthracite as a design choice is that it doesn’t just work with modern home heating setups. These mesmerising anthracite column radiators are a fantastic example of that.

How about we look at a few of our most popular contenders below?

DQ Heating Cassius Column Style Horizontal Designer Radiator (LEFT)

This gorgeous, versatile column radiator boasts an eye-catching anthracite finish, the finest mild steel construction for cost and energy-efficiency, and full compliance with the EN442 European quality standard to assure you of its safety. The Cassius also comes with a rather comforting 5 year manufacturer's guarantee too for peace of mind.

Phoenix Lilly Vertical Designer Column Style Radiator (CENTRE)

Feast your eyes on the rather luxurious Phoenix Lilly vertical designer column style radiator. This contemporary statement radiator offers efficient warm heating to keep your home cosy, compliance with CE standards, a minimalist curved design, and of course that rather tempting 5 year manufacturer's guarantee to keep your mind at ease.

Brenton Saturnia Horizontal Column Radiator (RIGHT)

Take a peek at one of our favourite wonderfully reliable and aesthetic anthracite column radiators: the Brenton Saturnia. Crafted from robust mild steel and offering an exceptionally high heat output for a cosy home, the Saturnia offers style, practicality, and it comes with a 3 year manufacturer's guarantee to reassure you of its excellent quality.


Anthracite Heated Towel Radiators

Anthracite radiators are fantastic for their universal suitability, so why not bring that wonderful darkened hue to your bathroom with our wide selection of anthracite heated towel radiators?

Let's take a peek at some of our anthracite bathroom heating favourites below.

Brenton Avezzano Anthracite Flat Panel Heated Towel Radiator (LEFT)

Minimalist bathroom luxury is something we love to shout about here at Only Radiators, and the Brenton Avezzano certainly gives us a reason to! This contemporary anthracite heated towel radiator boasts high-quality, durable, low carbon steel construction with a sleek matt finish, alongside a great heat output to warm towels and keep your bathroom toasty as can be. With some wonderful features and a pretty comforting 5 year manufacturer's guarantee, what's not to love?

Brenton Hestia Electric Straight Anthracite Heated Towel Radiator (CENTRE)

Add a splash of anthracite pizzazz into your bathroom with the Brenton Hestia electric straight heated towel radiator. This modern home heating solution is crafted from durable steel and offers a high heat output to ensure your bathroom is toasty on those extra-cold mornings we all encounter. WEEE and RoHS certified, the Hestia even comes with a two year manufacturer's guarantee for peace of mind.

Hudson Reed Flat Panel Vertical Designer Heated Towel Rail Radiator (RIGHT)

Nothing says monochrome luxury quite like this stunning Hudson Reed anthracite heated towel radiator.  Boasting an excellent heat output guaranteed to keep your bathroom warm and cosy, this fabulous towel radiator is tested to the EN442 harmonised European standard and even comes with a rather comforting 20 year manufacturer's guarantee to assure you of its excellent quality and reliability. 


Anthracite Everywhere

As you may have gathered from this article, or simply from having an ear to the home heating industry floor, anthracite is absolutely everywhere!

Anthracite radiators, when done well, seem able to simultaneously whisper and shout about their inimitable style. So, it’s no surprise that they have become such popular ways for designers to convey their home styling visions. Affordable, stylish, luxurious – anthracite radiators tick all the boxes.

While this article has brought you some of our favourites, check out Only Radiators’ full range of anthracite radiators and browse through over 140 single panel, double panel, column, oval and feature anthracite radiators.

We hope you enjoy cruising through our selection and are confident you’ll emerge with one – if not a few too many – in mind to buy!

Here to Help

As you may know, the Only Radiators team is filled with home heating experts who love nothing more than helping you achieve your designer radiator dreams. So whether you have a question about any of the anthracite designer radiators we stock, or would like to find out about absolutely anything else in the world of home heating, then please do not hesitate to reach out.

You can get in touch with us right here. We love to chat and look forward to hearing from you.

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