New Grid accessories for Metalclad range
Hamilton has extended its popular Metalclad wiring accessories range to include grid-fixed plates. The heavy-duty design is known for being suited to robust applications, such as workshops, garages, sheds, schools and industrial premises, and with the look currently on-trend, it works equally ...read more
Hamilton receives CEDIA CEU accreditation for its smart control training course.
Hamilton's Training Team has been approved by international home technology trade association CEDIA to become a CEDIA Continuing Education Unit (CEU) Provider.Hamilton’s training course ‘Essentials in Smart Lighting Control and Audio Systems’, which is run at its facilities in Mere, is n...read more
New spring growth to Hamilton’s Elemento range of waterproof wiring accessories
Hamilton has extended and made improvements to its range of Elemento weatherproof wiring accessories. Following enhancements, Hamilton now offers IP66-rated products that have been thoroughly tested to offer improved protection against water and dust ingress.Hamilton provides a total outdoor p...read more
Hamilton makes Finals of 2019 Electrical Wholesaler Awards - Best Training Provider.
Hamilton has been named as one of just three finalists in the hotly-contested category of ‘Best Training Provider’ at the 2019 Electrical Wholesaler Awards. Thanks to its dedication to providing training across the industry, the family-run electrical solutions provider has been shortlisted...read more
Surge Protection Devices (SPDs) added to circuit protection range.
Hamilton has expanded its circuit protection range in accordance with ‘The 18th Edition’ to include two new Surge Protection Devices (SPDs), providing safeguarding against transients that could prove harmful to connected equipment. Transients originate from lightning or the switching of tr...read more
Hamilton's satin chrome and satin stainless plate finishes bring added energy to Pantone's vibrant Colour of the Year 2019
The 2019 must-have palette for interior design, fashion and furnishings includes PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral, which has been named Pantone Colour of the Year.Selected by colour trend experts at the Pantone Color Institute, Living Coral is described as an ‘animating and life-affirming coral ...read more
Hamilton opens new showroom in Cannon Street, Central London.
Hamilton Litestat has expanded its showroom and meeting room facilities with new offices at Cannon Green in the City of London – located on Bush Lane in the heart of the ‘Square Mile’, just a short walk from Cannon Street Station.The new Hamilton offices provide a key central location fo...read more
Come meet us at ELEX and Ei Live!
Hamilton’s presence at the following top-level electrical trade events will help to build relationships and awareness of its products and solutions amongst the electrical installer audience, catering to the specific requirements of the installer.• 25-26th April – ELEX Exeter, West Point ...read more
Interior Design 2019 show dates confirmed
Hamilton's 2019 events programme includes attendance at design and hotel trade shows to help continue building relationships and awareness amongst interior designers, architects and specifiers, along with international and boutique hoteliers. Hamilton has a four-strong event calendar for the r...read more
Hamilton to take part in SPARKS ‘Meet the Lecturer’ events to support the training of up-and-coming electricians
Continuing its ongoing initiative to support the next generation of professional electricians with training and education, Hamilton has confirmed its 2019 partnership with SPARKS and participation in three regional SPARKS events. Hamilton will present its range of high-quality smart lighting c...read more
Hamilton’s bronze electrical accessories a perfect match for Dulux Colour of the Year 2019
Paint brand Dulux has announced ‘Spiced Honey’ its Colour of the Year 2019 as it forecasts the interior colour trends for the upcoming year. The warm and earthy deep ochre hue is balanced by mid-brown and burgundy to create a contemporary and versatile shade that is complemented by sophist...read more
Hamilton makes grand donation to ‘The Grand Appeal’ in support of Bristol’s Children’s Hospital
Hamilton has made a donation of £3,200 to Wallace & Gromit’s ‘The Grand Appeal’, which raises funds for the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children.Hamilton marked its 50th anniversary this year and as part of the celebrations members of the team undertook a gruelling 110-mile charity b...read more
New 2019 Product Catalogue: makes finding the right solution easy!
Hamilton's 2019 catalogue of state-of-the-art electrical accessories is AVAILABLE NOW!With new products and a refreshed design, it’s never been easier to find the right solution for your project. Hamilton’s range has been developed with five decades of industry experience and a focus on d...read more
Hamilton joins CEDIA as it continues to champion smart controls.
Hamilton Litestat has become a Global Trade Supplier member of CEDIA as part of its commitment to educating and promoting smart controls and home automation. As the international trade organisation and leading global authority on home technology, CEDIA’s members are important for Hamilton as...read more
Looking ahead to 2019, smart controls will continue to be a hot topic...
Looking ahead to 2019, smart controls will continue to be a hot topic, with wireless lighting control set to be a front-running industry trend for the coming year.More and more consumers are attracted to the proposition of a ‘smarter home’, fuelled in part by the numerous smart devices cur...read more
Hamilton joins the Electrical Distributors’ Association
To further build on its relationship with the electrical wholesale network, Hamilton Litestat has joined the Electrical Distributors’ Association (EDA) as an Affiliate Member.Effective as of 1 November 2018, Hamilton’s partnership with the EDA will facilitate closer collaboration with elec...read more
Hamilton supports Hotel Designs’ annual Brit List as 2018 event sponsor
Hamilton has been confirmed as an event sponsor for Hotel Designs’ annual awards evening, The Brit List. Taking place on 22 November 2018 at BEAT London in Marylebone, The Brit List celebrates some of the biggest names in the hotel sector and will present six coveted awards for outstanding indus...read more
We Won!!!...Hamilton named Best Manufacturer 2018 at Voltimum’s Smart Solutions Awards
Hamilton voted the Best Manufacturer 2018 at Voltimum’s Smart Solutions Awards, held on 10 October 2018 at The Digital Construction Hub, UK Construction Week 2018, at Birmingham's NEC.The highly-prized accolade comes following Hamilton’s significant investment and support in promoting the ...read more
'Bespoke Boutique' - Hamilton to showcase bespoke plates at SLEEP+EAT @ Olympia.
Currently celebrating its 50th anniversary, Hamilton will showcase its bespoke electrical wiring solutions alongside its Smart Lighting Control and Multi-Room Audio Systems at: SLEEP+EAT, 20-21 November, Olympia, London – Stand C52To view Hamilton's profile, click here!With the help of Ham...read more
Hamilton makes Final of Smart Solutions Awards.
Hamilton Litestat has been confirmed as one of four finalists in the ‘Best Manufacturer 2018’ category of the Smart Solutions Awards, organised by Voltimum, a leading business-to-business platform for the electricals industry.The Best Manufacturer 2018 accolade recognises the role manufact...read more
Albert Valdes to support international business growth.
Hamilton is partnering with Albert Valdes to support the brand’s next stage of business development and growth as it looks to increase its customer base throughout the EMEA territory.Valdes, who is based in Barcelona, Spain, will provide business development consultancy and support services ...read more
They did it! Teddington to Bristol, no sweat…(well lots actually!!)
The Hamilton Charity Bike Ride Team would like to thank everyone who supported them during the Teddington to Bristol two-day event and for the generous donations.The donation total currently stands at £1516.00 raised for the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children.To re-live the 137-mile journey,...read more
Hamilton welcomes new Northern Business Manager, Sarah Hayes.
Hamilton Litestat has further expanded its sales team with the appointment of Sarah Hayes as Northern Business Manager.With more than 25 years in the electricals industry, Sarah has worked both sides of the trade counter, making her well-versed in the needs of national and independent wholesal...read more
Hamilton gears up for a show-packed Autumn 2018
Hamilton has confirmed its schedule of five events for the forthcoming 3 months to showcase its latest technology and products for installers, control specifiers, interior designers and the hotel industry.The popular Hamilton Smart Lighting Control Challenge will continue at ELEX Ricoh Arena ...read more
Hamilton mourns the passing of founder, Rod Hamilton
Hamilton Litestat, which this year is celebrating 50 years since the company’s incorporation, sadly announces the death of its founder, Rod Hamilton at the age of 90, following a stroke.Rod started as a commission agent selling electric shavers, smoothing irons and electric fires. A request ...read more
Hamilton celebrates 50th anniversary with charity bike ride challenge.
To honour its 50th anniversary this November, Hamilton Litestat is setting a charity bike ride challenge from Teddington to Bristol. Taking place on 6-7 September, the event aims to raise funds for the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children.The 110-mile route has been decided as Teddington is whe...read more
Empowering designers at Decorex with bespoke solutions.
Hamilton is showcasing its bespoke electrical wiring solutions alongside its latest designer collections of switch plates and sockets at Decorex International - Stand H37A - held on 16-19 September 2018 at Syon Park, London.Whether it’s an ultra-modern, traditional or industrial-style proper...read more
Hamilton strives against skills shortage by supporting electrical installation training for apprentices.
Hamilton Litestat is providing electrical installation training aids to apprentices at the Kings Langley Campus at West Herts College, Hertfordshire, in an attempt to curb the current industry skills shortage and support the next generation of qualified electricians. Through its relationship ...read more
Metalclad: new dual USB double switched sockets
Hamilton has made its 2.1A/1A dual USB double switched sockets available in its durable Metalclad design finish. With two switched sockets, and combined 3.1A USB charge points, the solution supports the need for increased charging requirements in both the home and at work, making it even eas...read more
Hamilton welcomes rebranded SLEEP+EAT Event
Hamilton is confirmed to exhibit at this year’s newly-rebranded SLEEP + EAT exhibition, Stand C52, taking place on 20-21 November 2018 at the new location of the National Hall in Olympia, London.As a leading supplier of decorative wiring accessories, smart lighting control and audio solutio...read more
Hamilton welcomes new Area Sales Manager for South Wales and West, John Hall.
Hamilton has appointed John Hall as Area Sales Manager for South Wales and the West. The new appointment follows further growth in the region for Hamilton, with John joining the team to support additional business development in the area.With almost 25 years’ extensive industry experience, J...read more
New brochure: kitchens, bedrooms & bathrooms.
Looking for new ideas for kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms? Check out our new shortform brochure featuring the latest solutions, technologies and product finishes....download here!The six-page KBB brochure showcases Hamilton’s state-of-the-art electrical solutions and smart technologies for ...read more
A mix of New Products and Designer Favourites @ Light+Building 2018
Currently celebrating its 50th year, Hamilton will be showcasing its vast range of decorative switch and socket wall plates, as well as its Smart Lighting Control solution for the second consecutive time at this industry-leading international show: Light+Building, Messe Frankfurt, 18-23 March, 2018....read more
Hamilton to make show debut at kbb Birmingham 2018
Hamilton is to attend kbb Birmingham on 4-7 March 2018 at the NEC, Birmingham. It’s the first time that the British business has exhibited at the kitchen, bedroom and bathroom event, which is the largest of its kind in the UK."We're delighted to be exhibiting at kbb Birmingham," says Hamilto...read more
Test yourself (and your colleagues!) in the Hamilton Smart Lighting Control Challenge at ELEX 2018
First place prize £1,000 of Hamilton smart lighting control! Hamilton Litestat will again be holding its Smart Lighting Control Challenge at selected ELEX events throughout 2018, the first being: Alexandra Palace on 31st Jan - 1st Feb, Stand: E192. Show visitors will be pitched against the c...read more
Missed us at ELEX? Catch us at Grant & Stone (Maidenhead) on 24th Nov.
Missed us at ELEX? Operate in the Berkshire area? Want to know more about how Hamilton’s smart lighting & audio control system can increase the earning potential of your business?Then come along to Grant & Stone (Maidenhead) 24th November for a full system demo aboard Hamilton’s M...read more
Hamilton launches 'industry first' dual 2.4A USB double switched sockets
With a long heritage of developing innovative electrical wiring accessories, Hamilton has launched the first dual 2.4A USB switched socket plate, which allows two tablets or other higher-rated smart devices to be charged simultaneously from a single plate - NOW IN STOCK! Hamilton unveile...read more
A mix of New Products and Installer Favourites on show at LuxLive, ExCeL London, Stand F22
For the fifth year running, Hamilton will be exhibiting at LuxLive, 15th -16th Nov, ExCeL London, Stand: F22, where it will be launching several new products, as well as showcasing some installer favourites!NEW: Leading the charge to ensure 24/7 connectivitySimultaneously charging tablets and ...read more
Hamilton to launch NEW ‘Paintable’ plates range to the hotel sector at the Independent Hotel Show and SLEEP
Renowned within the hotel industry for supplying high-quality electrical switch plates and sockets, Hamilton will be launching its NEW ‘Paintables range at: The Independent Hotel Show, Olympia, London, 17th - 18th Oct, Stand 261, and SLEEP, Business Design Centre, 21 - 22nd Nov, Stand M7a...read more
Come on you Quins!…Hamilton sponsors local rugby union club
Hamilton is pleased to announce that it will partner with the Bristol Harlequins Rugby Football Club as a main sponsor for the club’s 2017/18 season.The amateur rugby union club has a history dating back to the 1870s and currently fields two senior teams along with veteran, junior and mini t...read more
Hamilton welcomes new Area Sales Manager for the South of England, Wayne Denman
Hamilton has appointed Wayne Denman as Area Sales Manager for the South of England as it continues to grow and strengthen its team across the country as part of its restructuring programme.Wayne joins Hamilton having started his electricals career in the Ministry of Defence as an electricals f...read more
New Brochure: Hamilton’s latest collection of smart controls for the tech-conscious!
With smart technologies becoming increasingly popular in this ‘connected’ age, Hamilton has released a new brochure to showcase its latest smart control technologies. Featuring Hamilton’s smart lighting control, multi-room audio and control plate solutions, which are available in a wide...read more
'Primed-to-paint' range to be debuted @ Decorex International 2017
Following a successful show last year, Hamilton is again returning to interior design exhibition DECOREX on 17-20 September 2017, held at Syon Park, London. At the event, we will launch our popular Hartland CFX® and Sheer CFX® ranges in a new primed finish that can be painted to match any in...read more
It’s back!…Hamilton’s Smart Lighting Control Challenge and your chance to win £1,000 worth of kit at ELEX Coventry
Following its success at ELEX Alexandra Palace, Hamilton will be again running its Smart Lighting Control Challenge at the ELEX Roadshow on the 21-22 September at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry.Visit Hamilton on Stand B22 to see how quickly you can wire one dimmer pack and one control plate. The s...read more
Need a meeting room venue in the Bristol area? Customers can now use our new facilities for FREE!
Having completed the expansion of our facilities in Bristol, Hamilton is inviting customers and industry organisations to make use of our stunning new meeting room space, for FREE! With an ongoing commitment to customer service and supporting the industry, Hamilton wants to take the pain – ...read more
Training Course: Essentials in Smart Lighting Control & Audio Control
To help installers meet the demands of tech-savvy customers, Hamilton is hosting Smart Lighting & Audio Control Training Courses in Mere, Wiltshire. The course is a one-day introduction to Hamilton's smart lighting control and multi-room audio system and is designed to help installers expa...read more
Come and meet the team at future trade shows!
Over the coming months, we will be exhibiting at several industry trade shows; the perfect mix of events where we are hoping to meet many of our Contractor/Installer and Interior Design/Specification customers.Come and meet the Hamilton team at one of the following shows:ELEX Roadshow Events f...read more
Elemento - Hamilton's new innovative waterproof range
Run electricity outdoors conveniently and safely with 'Elemento' - Hamilton's all-new weatherproof wiring accessory range. With an IP66 rating (excluding the RCD outlets), its robust high impact UV stable housing design is both stylish and functional, and incorporates an easy-to-open latch that en...read more
Hamilton and CEF reach Mount Kilimanjaro summit for charity
Dave Gilbert from electrical contractor SCV Electrical Limited has successfully climbed Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for the family of Christopher Hendrie, a well-respected electrician who died of bile duct cancer in 2014 at the age of 32. Gilbert climbed to the mountain’s Uhuru Peak, wh...read more
4 key considerations when thinking about installing a Smart Multi-room Audio solution
Smart control technology is opening huge opportunities for the professional installer, with multi-room audio control high on the list of desirable luxuries for the tech-conscious homeowner. The potential for installation is vast, ranging from a small two-room system to fully kitting out an ent...read more
Hamilton's continued expansion leads to the appointment of two new area sales managers
With new business wins and a commitment to expand its business for the future, Hamilton Litestat has appointed two new area sales managers to support the company’s growth. Iain Hamilton has joined the business as Area Manager for the West Midlands and parts of the East Midlands, while Justin...read more
Hamilton to expand Bristol site into turnkey production, sales and distribution centre!
Hamilton has embarked on an expansion and restructuring initiative to develop its Bristol site into a turnkey production, sales and distribution centre, incorporating the development of a new Customer Contact Centre and engineering Centre of Excellence.The result of recent business growth and ...read more
Trade Events Calendar for 2017: Programme gets off to a 'smart' start at ELEX Ally Pally
Hamilton began its 2017 programme of trade events in London at Alexandra Palace for the ELEX exhibition on 1-2 February.The show was a great success, providing a fantastic opportunity for Hamilton to showcase its latest product offering and for the team to speak to a huge number of professiona...read more
Hamilton becomes ECA 'Commercial Associate'.
Hamilton has announced that it is linking up with the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA), the UK’s leading trade association representing the interests of electro-technical contractors and engineers across design, installation, inspection, testing and maintenance.Hamilton will becom...read more
Business relationship strengthens as Hamilton merchandises Medlock's Harringay branch.
Relationships are key to building any business, but good relationships are most important in situations where you are relying on someone to raise awareness, inform and sell your product to their customers. In the electricals industry, a distributor is first port of call for installers needing ...read more
Hamilton appoints Commercial and Operations Directors as it looks to further UK business.
As part of Hamilton's plans to expand its business within the UK, the company has appointed Paul Walker as Commercial Director and Paul McCourt as Operations Director.Paul Walker (left) has 30 years’ experience in the industry and joined Hamilton in 2014 following roles at Havells, where he ...read more
Guests say: ‘Do not disturb!’, with Hamilton’s Maid-Call solution
Hamilton Litestat is giving hotel guests more control over housekeeping services with its NEW Maid-Call solution.The Maid-Call system features a coloured touchscreen inside the room. With just the tap of a finger on the screen, the guest can indicate whether they would like their room cleaned ...read more
New LEDIT-B100™ Dimmer, 2-Way switching wisdom from Hamilton
Hamilton Litestat has launched a new 2-Way LED dimmer, designed to be compatible with a wider range of mains dimmable lamp and luminaire brands. Hence, silent and flicker-free in operation, the LEDIT-B100™ is the perfect retrofit replacement when used with a standard 2-way Rocker Switch - i...read more
NEW Micro Grid range added to Vogue™ collection
Following the popularity and success of the Vogue™ range of switch plates and sockets, Hamilton Litestat has expanded the collection with the addition of the Vogue™ Micro Grid. The new Micro Grid switch plate comes in the contemporary Vogue™ style with moulded bevelled edges, finished in wh...read more
NEW Metal Fused Switch added to circuit protection range.
Having entered the domestic circuit protection market last year with its Convex and Contour consumer units, Hamilton Litestat now introduces a new Metal Fused Switch to the range.The product expansion follows Amendment 3 to the BS 7671 IET wiring regulations, which affects more than just non-combust...read more
Hamilton mourns the passing of John Purnell
It’s with immense sadness that Hamilton Litestat confirms the death of greatly valued colleague John Purnell following a hard-fought battle with cancer.An invaluable member of the Hamilton team, John joined the company in 1987 after spending his early career at Phillips and MK Electric. He was piv...read more
DALI Interface is now available for Hamilton's Smart Lighting Control and Multi-room Audio System
Hamilton Litestat’s Smart Lighting Control and Multi-room Audio System is now DALI enabled, allowing specifiers and installers to incorporate the many control benefits offered by Hamilton's Smart system into any DALI run project.The Hamilton DALI interface sits on a Smart Lighting Control network ...read more
Boutique Hotels: Gavin Williams talks about why Hamilton is the 'Suite' choice!
Boutique Hotels, also referred to as lifestyle or design hotels, are unique in interior design, architecture and theme, and are often historic. Essentially a stay in a Boutique Hotel is a lifestyle experience and as a specialist supplier to the hotel interiors market no one knows this more than us.S...read more
Hamilton shows its 'mettle' with NEW Metalclad range!
Hamilton has truly tested its ‘Mettle’ by bringing its design expertise to the company’s new Metalclad range. Suitable for factories, workshops, garages and sheds Hamilton’s new Metalclad products provide a total solution within harsh working environments. The range comes in a stylish silver...read more
NEW Hamilton Intelligent LED Dimming Module is No:1 on GRID
Hamilton is taking LED dimming to the next level with the introduction of its new Intelligent LED Grid module. The GRID100LED Grid module monitors and programs itself for best dimming performance when used with the same or mixed branded LEDs. Hence it’s designed to be compatible with an extensive ...read more
Hamilton launches new ‘Vogue™’ White Wiring Accessories
Hamilton has launched a new white plastic range of wiring accessories aptly named ‘Vogue’- featuring a contemporary new design of white moulded bevelled edged products.Gavin Williams, Hamilton's Marketing Manager says: “We have designed and launched Vogue in direct response to interior trends ...read more
Hamilton takes a fresh look at Circuit Protection
Hamilton Litestat has seized an opportunity, presented by Amendment 3 to BS 7671 IET wiring regulations, to enter the Domestic Circuit Protection market with the launch of its own innovative range of metal consumer units. Challenging conventional thinking Unlike many of the existing suppliers t...read more
NEW Touch Screen Controller comes as standard with Hamilton’s Smart Lighting Control kits
The Hamilton's Smart DK1 and the DK1E lighting control kits present an ideal ‘out-of-the-box’ opportunity for electrical installers to exploit the growing trend towards a smarter home. Touch here to get startedDescribed as entry-level systems, both the DK1 and the DK1E kits contain everythi...read more
Hamilton supports Middle East customers with showroom in Dubai
Hamilton's Dubai showroom, with its extensive shop front, has been established to provide interior designers, specifiers and architects in the region with an opportunity to see and compare the different designer collections within the company’s extensive product range. Encompassing over 1200 squar...read more
NEW Product: Hamilton takes wireless control outdoors with NEW 4-Channel Switching System
Hamilton has launched a new addition to its Smart Control range: the ‘Hamilton Air Wireless Switching System’ – a simple but effective solution for remote switching outdoors.This innovative 4 channel IP rated system is straightforward to install and ideally suited to controlling multiple light...read more
Create a 'Smart-Ready' business with Hamilton
It's Official: consumer demand for ‘smart’ home technology is on the increase. A recent research study conducted by Honeywell among home-owners revealed some interesting statistics on smart home technology: 47% customers asked said they would be interested in having a *fully connected smart hom...read more
Smart Homes - 'making light work' on a small scale
We would not presume to suggest that a building boom is imminent but no one would argue with the fact that that the property and building industry is experiencing a much needed up-turn. In the domestic housing market, based around a recovering economy where caution still reigns, there is also a stro...read more
LED DIMMERS JUST GOT BRIGHTER: Hamilton unveils NEW LEDstat Intelligent Dimmer
Resolving compatibility issues between LEDs and dimmers just took a giant leap forward with the unveiling of the NEW Hamilton LEDstat..... an intelligent LED dimming device which monitors and programmes itself for best performance, depending on the LED lamps used, making it compatible with a wide va...read more