Coughtrie are regularly sent images of fittings that have been around for a long time, have been re-conditioned and often the owners are unsure how old they really are. Recently, two images came in, both had the same element of mystery of how old they were and how they ended up where they were. […]
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 […]
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 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 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 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.