Kitchen Storage – Our Pick of the Best

Need some more storage in your kitchen? From extra shelving to a handy trolley, we've got plenty of great storage ideas to sort out small and compact kitchens

Trying to find a home for all your pots, pans and other cooking paraphernalia? The kitchen is the heart of any home, but that means it can get cluttered, busy and in need of some serious organisation. Find the most practical storage ideas with our pick of the best cupboards, shelves and trolleys. Got no wall space? What about a hanging rack from the ceiling. Need to have a dedicated food cupboard? Try a freestanding larder. Whatever your dilema, make we've got plenty of ideas to help organise your kitchen and turn that cluttered space into a thing of beauty!

Kidney shaped pull-out shelves emerging from an open corner cabinet in a white kitchen.

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1. Hafele Kidney-Shaped Pull-Out Kitchen Storage Unit

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This handy kidney-shaped pull-out shelving unit fits a 1000mm kitchen base unit. The trays fix directly onto the centre shelf and base unit and pulls out independently. The design makes it ideal for hard to reach spaces such as kitchen corners and the two separate shelves maximise the storage space. W88 x D88 x H46cm.

Hafele Kidney-Shaped Pull-Out Kitchen Storage Unit, £220, Screwfix

A small wooden unit in distressed pale blue with three drawers, one of which is open revealing vegetables within.

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2. 3 Drawer Pine Vegetable Storage Unit

Store your home grown fruit and vegetables in this rustic three drawer pine store that fits neatly onto a kitchen worktop or in your larder. H46 W52 D40cm.

3 Drawer Pine Vegetable Storage Unit, £120, Garden Trading

Artisanti hanging kitchen rack with ornate supports on either end and metallic hooks along the length of the unit.

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3. Ornate Metal Kitchen Hanging Rack

This handsome traditional metal wall rack is perfect for adding high level storage with a touch of old fashioned charm. Strong, smooth and stylish, it's the ideal pots and pans hanging rack for your kitchen. With 6 chromed steel bars and 8 s-hooks allowing you to evenly space out your array of pots and pans according to their size, this strong metal wall rack has 6 hanging bars mounted on ornate black cast aluminium brackets that contrast superbly against the sleek silver rails. W60 x D30 x H24.5cm

Ornate Metal Kitchen Hanging Rack, £89, Artisanti

A wooden kitchen trolley on wheels with 3 open shelves and a drawer.

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4. Premier Housewares Storage Kitchen Trolley

This handy kitchen trolley can be used for storing wine and other bottles. The flat shelf below is ideal for large, chunkier items. The ceramic top makes it perfect as an extra worktop area, particularly if space is tight. Made from pine and ceramic, with storage for up to 6 bottles, this is the ideal extra storage unit for your kitchen. H82 W37 D37cm.

Premier Housewares Storage Kitchen Trolley, £47, Worldstores

Dorset Charcoal Wall Plate Rack

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5. Dorset Charcoal Wall Plate Rack

Part of our Dorset range this wall mounted plate rack oozes country cottage charm with a contemporary twist. Embrace darker tones in your kitchen with this striking charcoal plate rack. Not only do I love the deep slate colour, but the hooks and extra shelf above maximinses storage space, too.

This plate rack features slots for each plate with a fixed shelf above five hooks and boasts a gentle chalk wash that enhances the grain. H63 x W75 x D36cm

Dorset Charcoal Wall Plate Rack, £525, Laura Ashley

John Lewis Hahn Premium Medium Rectangular Ceiling Rack in Oak Suspended From Metallic Chains

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6. Hahn Premium Medium Rectangular Ceiling Rack in Oak

This large ceiling rack has plenty of storage space for pots, pans and utensils. Add interest by hanging herbs, onions and garlic from it too. Made from solid oak with polished chrome fittings, the height is adjustable to suit your kitchen. Includes 8 swivel hooks, 8 pan hooks, 32 hanging links and 4 ceiling fixings. L60 x W52 x D4cm

Hahn Premium Medium Rectangular Ceiling Rack in Oak, £409, John Lewis

A round wooden back board with a small shelf and horizontal dowel rod and metallic hooks.

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7. Wooden Board Shelving Unit with Hooks

Go for a quirky look with this statement kitchen wall unit. Crafted from quality wood with a natural finish this board will make a fantastic feature on your kitchen wall. A single shelf provides a handy place to keep jars and other items, while six hooks are perfect for hanging utensils or pots and pans. L82 D55cm.

Wooden Board Shelving Unit with Hooks, £100, Laura Ashley

Argos pine-top kitchen trolley with 2 drawers and open shelves on multiple levels.

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8. Pine Tile-top Kitchen Trolley

Value kitchen storage trolley with an easy-clean tiled worktop. Has three shelves, two drawers, two wire baskets, a six-bottle wine rack, handle and castors. Pine. H83 W79 D38cm.

Pine Tile-top Kitchen Trolley, £40, Argos

A white wooden larder unit with door open to reveal a series of shelves and drawers.

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9. Padstow 2-Door Larder Unit Putty

Crafted with natural oak tops and a putty painted finish, this attractive larder unit is the perfect place to store and organise all your food items. A low-sheen lacquer provides added durability. Features shelves in cupboard, 2 condiment racks, an automatic internal light and deep drawers. H209 W127.5 D64 cm.

Padstow 2-Door Larder Unit Putty, £1699, Marks and Spencer

A wire mesh shelving unit mounted to a white brick wall in a kitchen.

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10. Wall Mounted Wire Storage Shelving Unit in Zinc

Inspired by retro locker room shelves this wall unit is a great storage solution for a rustic or industrial kitchen scheme. Ideal for storing cups and kilner jars, this shelving unit is lightweight and can be hung on any wall space in your kitchen. L66 W46 D18cm.

Wall Mounted Wire Storage Shelving Unit in Zinc, £70, Rockett St George

A bare wood kitchen unit with counter top and a two columns of drawers

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11. Pagnol Recycled Wood Kitchen Base Unit

Perfect for systematic storage of your kitchen utensils, this kitchen storage unit has everything you need to organise your kitchen. Made from recycled wood, the unit is topped with an anthracite blue stone worktop. This low unit offers 4 drawers, including 2 pan drawers and 2 tea towel rails. H85 x W140 x D60cm.

If you're lucky enough to have a bit of extra space (but not enough cabinets to store everything in), why not invest in a beautiful recycled wood unit. With towel rails, deep drawers and plenty of space, this is a worthwhile addition to any kitchen.

Pagnol Recycled Wood Kitchen Base Unit, £900, Maisons du Monde