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Foster & Pullen Ltd

Foster & Pullen Ltd.
Avil Works
Crossley Hall
Bradford
England


The firm were producing in 1932: Square lanterns with both stainles steel reflectors and Holophane refractors for street lighting; Strip Lanterns for advertising purposes; the well-known "U-type" fittings and a varied series of burners. - APLE Exhibition Catalogue 1932


The company exhibited the Alpha lamp in two sizes, the Arcturus lamp in five sizes, and a range of governors, lever cocks, conversion burners and connectors. - Public Lighting #3, 1936


The firm's booth at the 1936 APLE Conference at Cheltenham.


They exhibited the Arcturus lamp and Sideway lamp at the APLE's conference in 1937. - APLE Conference Programme 1937


A good display of "Avil" equipment for public lighting by gas is being displayed on the stand. This includes the Alpha, the newly introduced Beta, two Sideways lanterns on different brackets, the Arcturus and the Standard.- APLE Conference Programme 1938


The firm continue to expand their range in 1939 with the new Orion, Colunio and Gledhow. The Sideways lantern is also being exhibited. - APLE Conference Programme 1939


The firm have started producing lamps and lanterns again after making articles for the armed forces. - APLE Conference Programme 1945


References:
The Illuminating Engineer 1928
APLE Exhibition Catalogue Blackpool 1932
APLE Conference Programme Folkestone 1937
APLE Conference Programme Bournemouth 1938
APLE Conference Programme Glasgow 1939
APLE Conference Programme Glasgow 1945