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Cast Iron Radiators

Cast iron radiators are known as one of the classic designs of the radiator, dating all the way back to the Victorian era. These classic radiator specimens are easy to spot, and bring style and nostalgia to any space they are housed in.

At DRD, we have a range of styles that fit into modern interiors and of course, traditional aesthetics. In a selection of finishes, crafted with high quality materials and at affordable pricing, you can add the classic cast iron radiator to your space knowing you’ve got a quality radiator that will last.

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Iron is one of the most popular metals in the country due to its abundance and its strength, being used for diverse products such as household tools and homeware, sometimes even in furniture. Whatever your needs for iron, it has been a popular metal with which to make radiators due to its long-lasting durability, giving you the perfect radiator for dependable heating.

Some of the most popular styles of cast iron radiators that we sell are column radiators, the traditional tubular style lends itself perfectly to this material. We have plenty of column cast iron radiators in our collection. Our range of cast iron radiators is more than efficient, as cast iron is a thick metal in comparison to stainless steel or aluminium radiator variants. This means that Cast Iron Radiators may take longer to heat up but will stay hotter for longer, even when the heating is off.

At DRD, we offer a range of warranties on cast iron radiators. This includes a massive lifetime warranty on some of our cast iron radiators, so you know your guaranteed exceptional performance for many years.

If you’d like to learn more about the benefits of cast iron radiators, take a look at our guide.

Before choosing a brand new radiator for your property, you need to know what heat output. you need for your space. This can be worked out with our handy free BTU calculator. Enter the details of your space and view the radiators best suited to heat it.

Struggling To Find What You Want?

If you only have a small space, we highly recommend our range of small cast iron radiators. Maybe a cast iron radiator isn't what you're looking for? Not to worry we have a whole range of designer radiators available. With hundreds of design options, you’ll be spoiled for choice.

Make sure you check out our huge range of radiators on our sale page. We have high quality radiators going for very affordable prices. We are certain to have something that suits you, no matter your taste and décor.

If you have any questions regarding any of our products or services, please don't hesitate to contact us today. Our award winning customer service team is waiting to help you.


Cast Iron Radiators Popular Questions

What Are Cast Iron Radiators?

Most of the cast iron radiators at Designer Radiators Direct are column radiators, using cast iron to forge a series of vertical loops, fitted together using a spine of often painted finished metal to piece it together. These iconic radiators can be found in differing forms throughout both modern and traditionally furnished homes, benefiting from the heat radiated between the loops in this radiator which evenly distribute heat throughout the home. Cast iron radiators have become one of the most well-known designs on the market today, and more than a century on they continue to impress.

Are Cast Iron Radiators Easy To Install?

Yes, it's just like a standard radiator in terms of installation. One cast iron radiator may be used as a focal point in your system, or cast-iron radiators can be installed in every room. You make the decision, and installation is simple, with the right brackets, wall stays and correct radiator valves.

However, you can expect cast iron radiators to be heavier than their counterparts. For example, a column cast iron radiator is going to be much heavier than an aluminium version, this may inform a decision of where to put a cast iron radiator.

Do Cast Iron Radiators Come In Different Finishes

Yes, both modern and traditional cast iron radiators benefit from beautiful finishes. Whether you're looking for a beautiful ornate cast iron hand-crafted finish or modern cast iron radiators with an anthracite black finish, there are plenty of choices to make your home stand out from the crowd, here at Designer Radiators Direct.

What Radiator Valves Can I Use For A Cast Iron Radiator?

Most of the radiator valves that we have on offer are compatible with all of our models of radiators. The only issue you’ll really run into is which angle you need to consider, Whether that’s an angled or a straight valve. To help inform your decision on buying a valve. Take a look at our Valve Guides which can be found in the tabs on each product page.