Bespoke Reproduction Mirrors for Handel & Hendrix House

Bespoke Reproduction Mirrors Hansel Hendrix House Wilkinson

Wilkinson was asked to create some special bespoke reproduction mirrors for a Ground Floor Parlour at Handel & Hendrix in London, a newly created museum in Brook Street, London which was the home of George Frederic Handel in the 18th century and Jimi Hendrix in the 20th century. The carved and gilded frames were expertly […]

Wilkinson Move to Sittingbourne

Wilkinson Move To Sittingbourne Chandelier Restoration Kent

Just 4 years after moving into our new premises in rural Bredgar, Kent in 2010, Wilkinson has made the decision to move to Sittingbourne in Kent. We realised that we had almost run out of room in the coveted barn, despite the former swimming pool being converted into an underground bunker for glassware! More space […]

Pantiles Arcade in Tunbridge Wells Displays Wilkinson Chandeliers and Lighting

Pantiles Arcade Displays Wilkinson Chandeliers Lighting Kent Tunbridge Wells

The Pantiles Arcade (located in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent) is officially displaying chandeliers and lighting by Wilkinson. The new antique centre opened its doors to the public for the first time on 4th July 2021 in spectacular style with Eric Knowles of Antique Roadshow fame, hosting a charity day in aid of The Pickering Cancer […]

Carl Nordbruch Arrives in Sittingbourne

Carl Nordbruch Glassblowing Sittingbourne Kent Wilkinson

Carl Nordbruch, our glassblower for the last 20 years is now blowing glass at Wilkinson’s new glasshouse in Sittingbourne, Kent. Carl has over 30 years experience in the glass industry. Carl started his career at the Isle of White glass in 1987 before he went on to teach as a technical demonstrator at Wolverhampton University. […]

Wilkinson Manufactures and Installs Europe’s Tallest Chandelier

Europe's Tallest Chandelier Wilkinson Hythe Imperial Hotel Kent

The team at Wilkinson are pleased to announce details on how we helped manufacturer and install Europe’s tallest chandelier. Following hours of labour in our Kent workshop, our creation now hangs in its new home in the central staircase at Hythe Imperial based in Hythe, Kent. Designed, manufactured and installed by our skilled team we […]

Wilkinson to appear in ‘The Restorers’ for Home & Antiques Magazine

The Restorers Home and Antique Magazine Wilkinson

In early October, photographer Kasia Fiszer came to spend the day at Wilkinson to shoot for ‘The Restorers’ section in an upcoming edition of Home & Antiques Magazine. Our glasshouse welcomed Kasia as she popped by to observe the traditional processes we use to manufacture chandeliers in our Kent based factory as well as discussing […]

Financial Times Weekend Article

Financial Times Weekend Article Wilkinson Kent

In February 2016 we were privileged to be asked if we would mind having an article written about us in the House & Home supplement of the Financial Times Weekend. It was a wonderful article about the history of glass and chandeliers as well as the history of our company written by Jonathan Foyle who […]

David Wilkinson Becomes A Liveryman

David Wilkinson Liveryman Kent

In a previous News article we told you how David Wilkinson had begun the process to become a Liveryman at the Worshipful Company of Glass Sellers. On June 11th 2015, David was officially installed as a Liveryman in a wonderful ceremony that took place at Painters Hall, London. He was presented to the Master Gwen […]

The Worshipful Company of Glass Sellers of London

In late 2014, David Wilkinson began the process to become a Liveryman at the Worshipful Company of Glass Sellers. The Worshipful Company of Glass Sellers of London was granted a charter by King Charles II in 1664. The original purpose of the Livery was to regulate glass trade within London, to ensure quality and fair […]

2014 at Wilkinson Plc

A very busy and in many ways a successful year. One of our largest ever commissions was placed this year; to work on a project for a London based hotel for which we made over 50 chandeliers. This project is still ongoing, but following the business launch in early 2015 we hope to be able […]

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