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Wardle

The Wardle Engineering Company Limited
Old Trafford
Manchester
England


Wardle's stand at the 1953 APLE exhibition in Liverpool.


1930s logo

Early 1950s logo

Late 1950s logo


In addition to their popular range of lanterns, they also manufactured: Pillar mounting brackets with spigot caps; Pole mounting brackets (two 19" models are mentioned); Switch fuse boxes; Time switch boxes; And other unspecified street lighting accessories. - APLE Exhibition Catalogue 1932


They exhibit a box type lantern incorporating the new Holophane 780 refractors in 1937. - APLE Conference Programme 1937


The firm are heavily promoting their Newton lantern which is described as the only asymmetric unit for use with Electric Discharge Lamps. - APLE Conference Programme 1939


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