British factory lights. Circa 1950Era: 1950s Origin: UK
Large run of British vintage industrial lights salvaged from a factory in Yorkshire. Polished aluminium shade with brushed and lacquered steel gallery.
Lighting design in the UK benefitted from a free market. Different companies were working at the same time, designing and producing similar products for the same market. Often with only slight differences in their style, they constantly upgraded and improved their original designs. The products we salvage come from the old industrial heartland of England. This area of the UK was once the boiler room of the British economy - from the potteries of Stoke, through the engineering works of Birmingham, to the wool, textile and cotton mills of Oldham and Manchester.View all lights from UK
Over the years, we’ve restored thousands of lights that would otherwise have become scrap - examining, refurbishing and updating one part at a time. But we don’t only piece together the light’s components. We take the time to investigate its history, studying old catalogues for clues and assembling the whole story.
Supplied with new bayonet (B22) lamp holders, 2mtrs of industrial steel suspension chain, elephant grey braided cable and ceiling mounting plate.
IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.
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Excellent service in all respects.
- David | Preston | UK
I love it. It arrived quickly and in perfect order. Many thanks.
- Lucy | London | UK
I have never received a more beautifully packaged item, the light itself is wonderful and we are very pleased.
- Eleanor | Worcester | UK
I love the light and Cara was fantastic with bulb advice and sending me a copy of the picture of the engine it came from. Great service thanks.
- Marcus | Letchworth | UK