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Steel and glass industrial british pendant
Reference 12_1430

British Industrial lights

Era: 1940s Origin: UK

Industrial pendants by British manufacturer "Heyes & Co Ltd" entitled "The Wigan." Salvaged from the outbuildings of a Victorian hospital in Ayrshire, Scotland, UK. 

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Pair of Steel and glass industrial british pendant
UK

Origin: UK

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.

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Casting detail of makers mark on pendant

Restoration

Original flameproof glass well set within a substantial brushed and lacquered steel enclosure featuring numerous cast manufacturers marks.

Product details

Supplied with new bayonet (B22) lamp holders, 2mtrs of industrial steel suspension chain, elephant grey braided cable and ceiling mounting plate.

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160 mm
320 mm
4.3 kg
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Supplied tested to BS EN60598. IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.

Heyes

Manufacturer: Heyes

We can't be certain of the exact origins of Heyes and Co. of Water Heyes Electrical Works, Wigan, but we think the company was established in the early part of the 20th century with the first records we’ve uncovered being dated 1922. For over 50 years Heyes specialised in the design and manufacture of industrial and explosion proof lighting intended for use in extreme locations such as oil refineries and the mining industry. Then, in 1986 the company was acquired by Petrel Ltd and the Heyes name disappeared.

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