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Trade Counter

Our Trade Counter is open from 7.30am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday.


Our Showroom is based at our warehouse and is open from 7.30am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday. We showcase the latest technology and specialist units and provide expert guidance on how to use them to your best advantage.

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Technical Information

The British Electro technical and Allied Manufacturers' Association
BCA (The British Cable Association)
Trade association for British manufacturers of insulated cables and wires and associated products.
They also oversee the Approved Cables Initiative (ACI).
EDA (Electrical Distributors Association)
Trade Association for the UK electrical wholesale distribution industry.
EEIBA (Electrical and Electronics Industries Benevolent Association)
UK charity dedicated to helping the needy and distressed who work or have worked, in the electrical and electronics industries.
EEMUA (Engineering Equipment & Materials Users’ Association)
European based association which aims to promote best engineering equipment and materials.
National association for the Instrumentation, Control & Automation Industry.
ICEL (Industry Committee for Emergency Lighting)
Foremost UK authority in emergency lighting.
NAPIT (National Association of Professional Inspectors and Testers)
Association whose aim is to improve standards of inspection and testing of electrical installations throughout the UK.
SELECT is Scotland's trade association for the electrical, electronics and communications systems industry.

Intertec Certification Services
Leading provider of global certification services to manufacturers of electrical products located anywhere in the world.
The British Approvals Service for Cables.
Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers.

Electrical Contracting
Electrical Contractors Association.
The electrical Contracting industry’s independent voluntary body in UK.

Energy efficiency
Carbon Trust
The Carbon Trust helps business and the public sector cut carbon emissions, and supports the development
of low carbon technologies.
Environment Agency
Leading public body for protecting and improving the environment in UK.
NEF (National Energy Foundation)
Independent educational charity which aims to raise the public awareness of energy.
The Energy Saving Trust
One of the UK's leading organisations set up to address the damaging effects of climate change.

Contractor Talk
DIYnot.com. Forum
Electrician Talk
Electrical Review Forum
IET Forum
IOSH Forum ( Institution of Occupational Safety and Health)
Lighting Forum on LinkedIn
The Housing Forum

Health & Safety
Electrical Safety First
The UK's leading campaigning charity and technical authority on electrical safety.
HSE (Health & Safety Executive)
Britain's workplace health and safety regulator.
Fire Safety Advice Centre
Electrical safety and Emergency Lighting.
Fire Protection Association (FPA)
UK’s national fire safety organisation, promoting fire safety within industry, commerce and the wider public.
BS 5266-1
Code of practice for Emergency Lighting.

Industry Bodies
BSI (British Standards Institution)
BIFM (British Instute of Facilities Management)
Energy Industries Council
The leading Trade Association for UK companies that supply capital goods and services to the energy industries worldwide.
IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology)
The largest professional engineering society in Europe and the second largest of its type in the world.
Lighting Industry Association
Association of UK Lighting manufacturers and suppliers, driving safety, performance and quality improvement through European standards and legislation

Free environmental guidance for businesses.
BIS (Department for Business Innovation and Skills)
Information on the latest environmental regulations (formerly DTI, Department for Trade & Industry).
Information on the WEEE Directive and RoHS.
Defra (Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs)


Electrical Review
Electrical Times
FM World
Leading UK magazine for FM sector published by The British Institute of Facility Management.
Lighting Magazine
Lux Magazine
Leading UK magazine for the lighting industry.

Print Magazines
ECN (Electrical Contracting news)
Monthly magazine for professional contractors.
Electrical industry’s highly respected guide to essential products and services.
Professional Electrician and Installer
Invaluable information source for small to medium sized electrical contractors.

Portals/Online Resources
The First Portal for the Electrical Industry.

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