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Lighting : Antique and Traditional Lighting, Lights & Lanterns

Antique and traditional lighting can be an important architectural element of historic buildings. These vary from materials in metal and glass, forms such as chandeliers, sconces, candleabre and age and style, such as the Dutch style brass of the Georgian period or the ornate Victorian gothic.

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Companies supplying goods or services for Lighting : Antique and Traditional Lighting, Lights & Lanterns
Christopher Hyde Limited
2/12 Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour, London SW10 0XE
Tel 0207 351 0863
Christopher Hyde, established in 1994, specialises in exclusive lighting for prestige interiors, including country houses, luxury apartments and boutique hotels around the world. The collection comprises table, floor, wall and ceiling lights, chandeliers and lanterns as well as picture lights and lampshades and special commissions, in Georgian, Empire, Rococo, Art Deco, Edwardian and contemporary styles with a variety of metal finishes. All pieces can be fitted with LED and DALi/1-10V control and emergency options. The inspired designs and distinguished quality are the hallmarks of each piece and can be viewed at the London showroom.
Dernier & Hamlyn
Sales Office and Factory Unit 5 Croydon Business Centre 214 Purley Way Croydon CR0 4XG
Tel 020 8760 0900
Dernier & Hamlyn are globally recognised designers and manufacturers of historic lighting. We recreate historic lighting environments for many famous landmark buildings including parliaments, palaces and cathedrals. We are also at the forefront of crafting statement lighting pieces for the world’s best hotels, houses and yachts. We have been remaking historically accurate lighting pieces since 1888, all archived with historical drawings.
Fritz Fryer Antique Lighting
23 Station Road, Ross on Wye, Herefordshire HR9 7AG
Tel 01989 567416 Fax 01989 566742
At Fritz Fryer Antique Lighting we specialise in the high quality restoration of antique fittings. We have an extensive range of antique lights and a broad knowledge of lighting history. We work with private and commercial clients to create sympathetic lighting solutions for period properties and our on-site workshop repair all fittings, by hand, to the highest possible standard. We also produce our own range of reproduction fittings to compliment an antique lighting scheme.
Bridge House, Ashton Road, Bredbury, Stockport, Cheshire SK6 2QN
Tel 0161 477 7706
Nostalgia has the largest collection of reclaimed fireplaces available in the UK with about 2500 antique fireplaces dating from the Tudor period through to the Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian eras. Our collection of antique fireplaces includes wood, marble, stone, slate and cast iron fireplaces. We also have a wide range of antique cast iron grates including tiled inserts, arched grates, register grates, hob grates, dog grates, complete combination grates and antique fireplace accessories. Browse our website and you will see our vast collection of antique fire surrounds and antique cast iron fireplaces, or call us to discuss your particular requirement.
W Sitch & Company Ltd
48 Berwick Street, Oxford Street, London W1F 8JD
Tel 020 7437 3776 Fax 020 7437 5707
Founded in 1770 W.Sitch hold a vast stock of fittings running into the thousands from which you can select an appropriate model to renovate and rewire in a finish of your choosing, including wall lights, chandeliers and pendant lights, lanterns, candleabre and table lamps. They can rewiring a client's own fittings as their own stock and are expert in duplicating originals and replacing missing parts, renovating, repairing, or matching light fittings. Their reproduction range follows traditional designs some of which they have been making for over a century.
Wilkinson Ltd
Bexon Court Barn Hawks Hill Lane Bredgar, Sittingbourne, Kent ME9 8HE
Tel 01795 830 000 Fax 01795 830543
We are specialist in English crystal chandeliers from the 18th and 19th centuries, manufacturing reproductions of the finest designs and restoring some of the countries finest antique collections. Established in 1947 by Reginald Wilkinson, the company is still a family business with Reginald’s grandson David Wilkinson owning the business. With over 70 years experience and generations worth of knowledge we can ensure the highest quality and standards producing work for customers globally. Wilkinson’s is very proud to hold the Royal Warrant By Appointment to Her Majesty The Queen as Glass Restorers, as well as owning the name and manufacturing rights to Osler & Faraday Ltd.