We understand that many of you will be concerned about the current situation and our first priority is to keep our customers, employees, and suppliers safe and well. We are continuing to follow government guidelines and are currently dispatching orders as normal.
We are still offering Free Mainland UK Next Day Standard Delivery & 2-5 Day Global Delivery.
Salvaging our vintage 1960s Bohemian glass chandeliers and pendant lights sets our lighting experts on a journey to discover more about the illustrious movement.Lighting History
Our latest industrial pendant lights take us into the rich past of the Lobnitz Dock, a 19th century shipyard located on the River Clyde.Lighting History
As a part of the ‘For The Love Of Scrubs’ project, skinflint is joining thousands of volunteers in order to provide NHS Staff members with hospital scrubs.News
During these disruptive times we are remaining optimistic and providing an update on how Covid-19 is having a positive environmental impact on our business.News
Vintage lighting for modern use
Welcome to the UK’s leading vintage industrial lighting site. skinflint scours locations across the world to source and restore unique and historic vintage lights; manufactured in the era from 1920 to 1970, and originally utilised in a wide variety of industrial environments.
Every vintage light you’ll find here is an original with a story to tell, that has been reclaimed and restored by UK-based lighting experts – then carefully rebuilt and tested by hand, to give you a truly individual light with real character, which you can rely on. Just as importantly, your vintage light will arrive quickly, and safely packaged – with shipping options to over 200 countries worldwide.
Our reclaimed vintage lights are all unique pieces, ranging from Hungarian railway ceiling lights and German cargo ship wall lights, to Eastern Bloc machinists table lights and Czech pendants. Discover iconic vintage lighting brands among our collections, including Revo, Holophane, Benjamin Electric and G.E.C. - all known for their dedicated craftsmanship and pivotal contribution to industrial purpose.
skinflint is a proud member of the UK Lighting Industry Association (LIA), ensuring all of our lights are expertly restored to modern standards for faultless functionality.
A quick word from our customers
Cruise ship light
Totally gorgeous; I love it. Delivery was very fast too. I now have two choices (a) ration visits to this website or (b) buy a bigger house with space for all the stunning lights!
- Jean | London | UK
Love the lamp - it is just what we needed to set off our new kitchen - will have pride of place over the breakfast bar. Excellent service from the company - was notified that delivery would be late by one day but was kept informed. Many thanks.
- Gordon | Glasgow | UK
Good product listings with careful explanations.
- Robert | Chichester | UK
R.A.F hanger light
What a great looking light! Fantastic in the kitchen and a great talking point. Thanks.
- Neil | Cumbria | UK