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Formwood Towel Warmer – Small Electric Towel Rail

The Formwood uses simple floor mounts and square rails to keep warm garments close by with the ability to be mounted anywhere in the bathroom. This towel warmer is designed to make use of its craftsmanship and innovative warming technique. Separate finishes can be applied to the rail and legs if desired.




The Formwood is a small electric towel rail that is hand crafted in England by skilled craftsmen using 1 ¼” (32mm) brass tube and simple floor mounts.

As well as this, the Formwood has become an iconic electric towel rail for bathrooms due to its innovative manufacturing process. In the electric towel heater configuration the Formwood uses Opus’s dry electric trace heating cable. Using this cable allows the Formwood rails to be grub screwed into place; this unique manufacturing method means this electric towel rail for bathrooms can have the joints and tubes finished separately, allowing the beautifully detailed rails to be chrome electroplated, while the legs could be Gold plated.

The electric towel heater is manufactured by hand, using 1 ¼” brass tube which is pre-polished to remove all surface markings, the detailed joint castings are stamped casted to achieve its beautiful curvaceous corners. The electric towel heater legs simple floor mounts are all hard soldered together by skilled craftsman. After this, the rails are grub screwed into place, allowing this electric towel rail for bathrooms to hold multiple finishes, for a truly bespoke and unique electric towel heater for any bathroom.

The Formwood works well as both as a large and small electric towel heater, typically being purchased as a small electric towel rail due to its finely detailed radius corners and electroplating.

This electric towel rail for bathrooms is available in a range of finishes, the simple floor mounts and tube rails are all able to finished separately, for a truly unique and beautiful electric towel heater. All components can be finished matched to other manufacturer finishes including THG Soft Gold and Samuel Heaths Rose Gold.

Additional information




Polished Chrome, Unlacquered Brass, Polished Nickel, Satin Chrome, Satin Nickel, Custom Finish


800 x 550 x 140, Custom Size

Technical Information


  • Wall mounted
  • 32mm square tube, 25mm diameter horizontal square tube with 64mm diameter fixing flanges
  • Straight Joints
  • Bespoke dimensions – height, width, depth and number of rails available.
  • Low energy electric. Suits 12v, 24v, 110V (US), 220/230v (UK and Europe)
  • Hidden cable, which exits through the mounting flange. You can select which one it exits (standard bottom right).
  • Cable length can be specified (standard 5 metre)
  • Hot water option and dual fuel option


Available in Chrome, Polished Nickel, Brushed Nickel, Light Bronze, Medium Bronze, Dark Bronze, Polished Copper, Polished Brass, Rose Gold and Antique Gold

This high quality brass radiator can be polished to maintain its original sheen or left to tarnish naturally and assume a characterful deep patina with age

Electric Configuration

Functionality Invisible electrical cable heats the entire towel rail, with no water component (a ‘dry’ system)
Control Dimmer Switch
Installation Requirements Hidden supply cable fitted by an electrician
Maintenance No maintenance required
Mandatory Additional Components None
Optional Additional Components Dimmer Switch
10 Years