Our guide to Lampholders

With our lovely new ceramic additions we now have 90 Lampholders available, choosing the right bulbholder can be daunting, so here’s a little help …lampholdersWhat is your source wiring; Three core cable or Two core cable ?
Class I: is 3-core which has an earth connection and any type of lampholder can be used.
Class II: does not have an earth connection so use non-metal lampholders only with our 2-core flex .

multi-cordgrip-hook-kit-aged#01How is your lamp holder going to be fixed ?kits-ceiling-pendant-chain-brass-lightshade-globe-white-gold-flex

Pendant Cord Griplampholder-china-black-ceiling-plate-bulb-jewel-led-flex-ironstyle
Pendant Hooked
Screwed Table lamp
Batten Table lamp
Switched lampholder
Without a shade (plain holder)
With a shade (shade ring holder)table-lamp-kits-02

lampholder-chrome-closeupWhat is your design theme and/or colour scheme ?
We currently have 7 different lampholder finishes:

  1. Brass
  2. Antique (aged brass)
  3. Chrome (chromed brass)
  4. White Ceramic (glossy glaze)
  5. Linen Ceramic (matt cream)
  6. Black Ceramic (glossy glaze)
  7. Black Plastic (Bakelite look)finishes… and with matching ceiling plates to complete the look, what more could you need?ceramic-white-ceiling-plate-lampholder-teal-flex

Which type of fitting do you need?
We have five different sizes/style of bulb fitting to choose from:






GES Giant Edison Screw or E40 has a 40mm diameter.
ES Edison Screw or E27 has a 27mm diameter.
BC Bayonet Cap or B22d has a 22mm diameter.
SES Small Edison Screw or E14 has a 14mm diameter.
SBC Small Bayonet Cap or B15d has a 15mm diameter.


On the lampholders webpage you will find our online lampholder selector tool – handy to help you choose the right one!

We have a bulb selector tool too, for helping you to select the right lamp bulbs!


lightbulb-selectorSo what bulb do you choose?
Bulbs are no longer an after thought. Our vast array of light bulbs, with the majority now available in the latest stylish filament LED and being dimmable, are a popular design statement in their own right!bulb-group-mix-cal



All of our lampholders have been tested and certified to the current British (BS) and European (EN) standards. A range of our certification sheets can be found on our  Information pages.

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