Since our foundation by Mr William Sugg in 1837 we have been very proud of our place in history as the United Kingdom’s oldest lighting company. We are an internationally renowned inventor/manufacturer of heritage street lighting - including gas lighting and gas utilisation products.

Our History

William Sugg & Company’s team of skilled artisans continue to set the highest standards in the manufacture, reproduction, refurbishment or refit of heritage lighting projects across the globe. By embracing modern lamp technology and electronics, including LED, the company provides an authentic luminaire with an outstanding performance that belies its historic appearance, providing economic performance solutions for any requirement, covering both interior and exterior projects.

Our Heritage

Since our foundation by Mr William Sugg in 1837 we have been very proud of our place in history as the United Kingdom’s oldest lighting company and our international reputation as inventors and manufacturers of street lighting and experts in gas lighting.

We are honoured to have the support, wisdom and historical knowledge of Chris Sugg, William Sugg’s Great Great Grandson as our Historical Advisor and Honorary Director.

Chris is the author and custodian of www.williamsugghistory.co.uk.

Check out our timeline here.

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