C. H. Kempton And Company, Limited.
C. H. Kempton And Company Limited, Kempton And Son Limited
235 Westminster Bridge Road
Founded by Mr. C. H. Kempton.
In 1932, they were producing square and circular lanterns for Street Lighting. Of particular
note were the Majestic and Kemborn models, which were circular gas
lanterns offering 1000 and 400 c.p. respectively and could be fitted with optional stainless
steel directional reflectors. - APLE Exhibition Catalogue 1932
They exhibited a range of lamps for Public Lighting at the
APLE's 1936 Conference in Cheltenham. - Public Lighting #3, 1936
Displayed their Majestic and Starlyte lamps
at the APLE's Folkestone conference. - APLE Conference Programme 1937
Showed their latest low pressure gas lamps to the requirements specified in the MOT Final Report on Street Lighting at
the 1938 Conference. The Triumph and redesigned Starlyte lanterns were shown along with
the Majestic, Kempborn and Heathfield lamps. The units can have refractors,
stainless steel wing reflectors or "Multiplane" mirror glass reflectors added. - APLE Conference Programme 1938
The Triumph and Starlyte are the principle lanterns being
exhibited whilst the Majestic, Kemborn and
Heathfield lanterns are also mentioned.- 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.
Mr. C. H. Kempton, aged 80, and former Managing Director, passed away on June 22nd 1941. - Public Lighting #22, July-September 1941.
As soon as circumstances permit the company will be again placing on the market a range of
lamps and lanterns that in pre-war days were in demand. - Public Lighting #44, 1944
APLE Exhibition Catalogue Blackpool 1932
APLE Conference Programme Folkestone 1937
APLE Conference Programme Bournemouth 1938
APLE Conference Programme Glasgow 1939