We now offer a light fitting restoration and repair service.
If you have an old light fitting that needs to be rewired or you want to turn something into a light fitting we can help you. Either bring the light fitting into the shop and we will give you a quote for the work. Or if you do not live in Bristol you can call us to discuss the work then arrange to send your light fitting to us, we can then rewire it and deliver it back. When sending lighting be sure only to send the bits needed to make the repair, light shades and any glass should be removed. This will avoid damage in transit. If the fitting is very fragile we would not advise sending it with a couriers, especially if the fitting is irreplaceable or very valuable. Although we will make every effort to package and protect it during transit we will not accept responsibility for damages.
We speciliaze in rewiring desk lights and angle poise lamps, floor lights, decorative chandeliers and vintage pendants and have worked on 1000s of various lights over the years. We have a great workshop and team of specialists who undertake the work.
Our address for all lighting repairs is
Ablectrics 131 Gloucester Road, Bishopston, Bristol BS7 8AX.
Our contact number to discuss pricing is below or you can email us [email protected]
Pricing for basic work is as follows, all fittings are fully tested and all parts are supplied.
Basic table lamp rewire including 2 meters of cable, new lamp holder and a plug £25 inc vat
As above but fitted with an inline rocker switch £30 inc vat
Basic floor lamp rewire including 2 meters of flex, new lamp holder and a plug £30 inc vat
As above but fitted with an in-line floor switch £35 inc vat
Rewiring a vintage pendant, 1500mm drop including galvanized chain + vintage style cable and a decorative BC lampholder supplied £45 inc vat
Rewiring a chandelier, we charge £30 inc vat per arm this includes all the cable and a brand new decorative lamp holder.
Rewiring a wall light, we charge £25 inc vat per arm this includes all the cable and a brand new decorative lamp holder.
If we have to deliver an item back please add £10.00 + vat to the above prices ( this covers delivery to UK mainland address only. )
Please allow up to 28 days for us to complete the work for you.
Please note not every light can be re-wired. Some older vintage lights are simply impossible to fit new insulated cable inside. We will make every effort to underatake any work that we get but if the fitting is unable to be rewired we will offer you a full refund. If you are then unable to collect the light then we can deliver it back at your cost.
We also offer a ful bespoke design and build service. If you have something you want to turn into a light then we can help. Having worked on an array of exiting and challenging projects over the years. Please contact us to discuss the design.