Are you ready to transform your home in 2019?

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Don’t you just love the blank slate of a new year? There's so much promise and potential, and the colder months give you the chance to nest and get cosy, Hygge-style, at home. If you are anything like us, getting your house organised, making home improvements or even getting ready to move is top of the agenda. Here are some ideas of how lighting can help you transform where you already live for a low cost, or be an area where you can make brilliant savings if you are on the move.

Make nights in feel special

January usually means empty bank accounts and booze bans, but staying in doesn’t have to be a punishment. With a bit of creative thinking, you can invoke the perfect restaurant atmosphere in your own home. It doesn’t matter w...

Calling new mums and dads – this light sale is perfect for night feeds!

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Do you have a young baby who wakes up in the night demanding a feed but struggles to get back to sleep? We understand. As much fun as you’re having with your new bundle of joy, there’s nothing smile-worthy about disrupted nights and no rest. For some parents, the problem comes when they need to negotiate bottle or boob feeding and require light to do it but find the one they’ve chosen shines too brightly. Baby can’t rest after being exposed to too much glow, and that means no shut-eye for you either. Don’t worry, you are not alone – and we’ve helped plenty of our customers facing this night feed conundrum. So, settle into your chair and take five minutes to have a gander at these fab solutions that will give you the illumi...

Be merry and bright this Christmas – with our sparkling deals!

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The festive season is in full swing and in all the excitement, it’s easy to forget that little touches can make a massive difference to the Christmas ambience. That’s why at Oliver Lamps, we’ve assigned ourselves the role of chief lightbulb elf so that you can focus on all the other essential things on your Christmas list. Everybody loves the cosy, twinkly effect of lights on the Christmas tree, so we’re going to assume you’ve got that one covered. Instead, take a look at these brilliant bulbs that will ensure your yule is perfectly lit.

The ‘Hello, Santa’ Auto Sensor

No-one works harder than Mr Claus on Christmas Eve, and with all that sloping about in the dark, it must be a nightmare to see where you are going. That’...

The lightbulb moment a business was born – and what our heritage means for our customers

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Our 60th anniversary is a diamond year for Oliver Lamps – and we’ve been inspired by just how special that is for our customers, too. Our business was born when founder Harold Oliver O.B.E hit a lighting problem at his public house and decided to find the solution himself. Since then, we have put our customers first, seeking out lighting options that will deliver the results they need and providing exceptional service. As we look back at six decades in the business, we’re proud to have built a reputation for quality and care. Here’s what the story of our past means for our customers of today.

Back in the day:

During the Second World War, Squadron Leader Harold Oliver O.B.E served in the Royal Air Force. Like many of our ...

Shining a light on LED: five myths debunked

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Forget incandescent bulbs and wave goodbye to halogen, the future of lighting belongs to LED. Light-emitting diodes (LED) are an electronic light source that offers significant benefits to the consumer and the environment. What’s interesting is that, despite being more energy efficient and, therefore, cost-effective, some consumers still don’t buy LED bulbs. The big question is - why not? It’s our job to make sure our customers are clued up about the best lighting for their premises or home. What can be surprising is that many people don’t know the benefits of LED, or they’ve heard some tall tales about the cons of switching over. That’s why we’re ready to debunk the myths surrounding LED so that you can make an informe...