Meet Coughtrie’s Technical Sales Coordinator

How long have you worked at Coughtrie?  “A year and a half.”   What’s your job role?  “Technical Sales Coordinator.”   What is your favourite Coughtrie product, and why?  “I like the SP range of fittings as it doesn’t matter where you put them, they just look classy and retro, particularly painted in our Antique […]

Coughtrie luminaires rolling back the years at Wonderdale Care Centre

In late 2018, Coughtrie was contacted by Director at Wonderdale Care, Guy Collins. Mr Collins was reaching out to gain support for a project, the construction of a daycare centre, aimed primarily at caring for Dementia sufferers. Operating as a not for profit social enterprise, they were entirely reliant upon donations of materials. Based in […]

Coughtrie join forces with Mears for Social Housing Project

Coughtrie has supplied vandal resistant bulkheads for social housing environments for over 50 years. With a reputation for quality and longevity that precedes it, Coughtrie has become the ‘go-to’ place for social housing fittings. Today, nearly all UK councils have Coughtrie lights somewhere on their estates.   Mears, one of the UK’s leading housing and […]

British Built to Last! Not just a slogan at Coughtrie

British Built to Last isn’t just a slogan, it’s a fact!     Our unwavering commitment to manufacturing in the UK, at the factory in Hillington, Glasgow where the original Coughtrie fittings were produced has given us a reputation for quality that precedes the name. Coughtrie luminaires boast a proven life-span in excess of 25 years […]

Emergency Lighting: Are You In The Dark?

Emergency lighting saves lives and if it goes wrong it can have terrible consequences. In the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, building owners and operators are reviewing not just their compliance, but also best practice. As one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of emergency lighting, Coughtrie, has been at the forefront of providing the very best solutions.

IK Ratings For Impact Resistant Luminaires: Everything You Need To Know

The IK rating is a vital tool for specifying luminaires especially in challenging environments. The IK rating was developed out of the old IP code which had a third digit to indicate impact resistance. The IK rating test is simple in principle; a weight of known value is dropped from a known height, to deliver [...]