Foster & Pullen Ltd
Foster & Pullen Ltd.
Started making public lighting equipment in 1896.
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
One of several manufacturers who produced the Standard Gas Industry Fitting for converting gas lanterns to
comply with war-time starlight conditions. - Public Lighting #17, April 1940.
The firm have started producing lamps and lanterns again after making
articles for the armed forces. - APLE Conference Programme 1945
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