What’s the average cost of Dekton worktops?

If you’re considering investing in a Dekton worktop for your new kitchen, you might be concerned about the price. 

Dekton has a reputation for being more expensive than other worktop materials. So, we’ve compiled this guide with everything you need to know about the price of Dekton worktops in the UK and how the price compares to other countertop materials. 

 

What is Dekton?

Dekton is a relatively new worktop material, so not everyone is as familiar with it as other materials. It’s manufactured exclusively by the Spanish company Cosentino, which partially accounts for its high price.

Similar to quartz, it’s a manufactured material made from a mix of porcelain, natural ground quartz, glass, and other materials. The raw materials are sintered together using extreme pressure and intense heat. This mimics the natural process of rock formation that occurs underneath the earth’s surface over thousands of years. The result is an ultra-compact surface that’s stain and scratch-resistant. Dekton can also withstand UV light (meaning it can be used outside) and is almost entirely heat resistant. 

Although Dekton is one of the more expensive options for work surface materials, it’s one of the highest-quality and most durable. 

 

Average Dekton worktops prices in the UK

Providing an average price for Dekton worktops can be challenging as several factors can impact the price. 

However, the Dekton price per square metre in the UK starts at around £250 up to over £800 (plus VAT).

The average price of a Dekton slab starts at around £2200 (plus VAT), which is suitable for small kitchens. Two slabs are usually needed for an average kitchen, costing upwards of £4000 (plus VAT). 

If you want to know exactly how much your Dekton worktop will cost, the best option is to request aquote. At Mo’s StoneX, it’s simple to request a free quote. You just need to choose your Dekton colour and add the dimensions of your kitchen worktops – we’ll then contact you to provide a free estimate with no strings attached. 

 

What affects the price of Dekton worktops?

Lots of factors can affect the exact price of your Dekton kitchen worktop. We’ve listed the most common ones below:

 

Shape 

The shape of your kitchen worktop and how many cuts and holes the slabs will need will impact the final price of your Dekton worktop. Generally, more cuts and a more complex shape will attract a higher price. 

 

Seams

When you choose a Dekton worktop, you can choose between a seamless design or one with seams. Seamless means that the slab will be cut to the specific size and shape of your worktop, so there will be no visible joins or seams. Although this option creates a flawless look, it’s usually more expensive than one with seams. 

 

Slab thickness

Like other worktop materials, a thicker slab is more expensive than a thinner one. If you’re concerned about costs, choosing a thin slab might be better – it also works well with modern and minimalist kitchen designs. 

 

Colour and pattern 

The Dekton colour you choose can affect the price per meter squared. Some colours are more expensive than others because of their rarity. Distinctive colours or unusual patterns are usually pricier than planer, more common colours. 

 

Installation costs

You’ll also need to consider whether installation costs are included with the worktop price and if your old worktop will need removing. These jobs might incur additional costs.

 

 

Where can you buy Dekton worktops?

Although a relatively new material, many worktop suppliers now supply and install Dekton work surfaces. However, it’s important to remember that Cosentino offers a 25-year warranty on all Dekton surfaces, but only if they’re professionally installed. So, don’t be tempted to try to install your Dekton countertop yourself to save on installation costs.

 

Dekton vs. granite: price

Granite is a natural stone work surface that can only be bought in large slabs. The price you pay will depend on how many slabs you need for your kitchen. Granite slabs start from around £1850 (plus VAT). However, you’ll likely need two slabs for an average-sized kitchen, which will cost at least £2900 (plus VAT).

This makes Dekton worktops 25% more expensive than Granite countertops (£4000 for two Dekton slabs compared to approximately £3000 for two granite slabs).

 

Dekton vs. quartz: price 

Quartz is similar to Dekton – it’s manufactured rather than mined directly from stone quarries (like granite is). However, it’s a much more budget-friendly option. 

Two quartz slabs cost around £1750 (plus VAT), which should be suitable for most kitchens. This is considerably cheaper than two Dekton slabs (£4000). 

 

How Mo’s StoneX can help

Whether you’ve decided that a stunning, high-quality Dekton worktop is for you or you’re thinking of opting for one of the more cost-effective options, our team can help.

Mo’s StoneX is an experienced and professional supplier of Dekton, granite and quartz worktops. We have over a decade of experience supplying, templating and installing premium worktops. All our worktops can be fully customised with your choice of finishes, bevelling and edging. 

Our Dekton worktops are available in a huge range of colours, making it simple to choose the perfect one for your new kitchen or bathroom. We’re a team of professional worktop installers, so you’ll benefit from the 25-year guarantee from Cosentino. So, you don’t have to stress about any possible defects in your beautiful new kitchen countertop!

Fill out our online enquiry form for a free quote. Or get in contact with our friendly team if you’re still unsure which worktop material is the best fit for your home and your budget.