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Illuma is proud to be a division of the Searchlight Group!


In less than 75 years Searchlight Electric has grown to a company that offers over 3,000 high quality lighting products supported by optimum stock levels.

Founded in 1945 by Sir Sidney Hamburger, Searchlight Electric remains a family owned business and is now an established and recognised supplier of decorative lighting to the very best specialist lighting retailers, multi-national chains and distributor partners across the globe. Innovative and contemporary lighting designs are supplemented with traditional and modern classics to meet all styles and trends, customer requirements and quality standards.

From modern state of the art designs to traditional and contemporary features, classic chandeliers and fresh interpretations of standard lights, Searchlight offers the finest lighting choices in the market place today.

Customers can choose from a choice of colours, sizes and shapes according to their specifications. Finishes customers can choose from include; chrome, brass, gold, white, cream, rustic and of course glass. Large crystal chandeliers and wrought iron extravaganzas are part of the exceptional choices. There are options for every room in the house; bathrooms, kitchens, dining rooms, living rooms, bedrooms, hallways and a substantial choice of outdoor lighting together with table lights and decorative standing lights. 

Searchlight also offers support to architects and interior designers on special projects for hotels, public houses, clubs, restaurants and any public buildings together with a special service for handmade lighting that is available on request. Every order placed is backed up by a professional customer service and support team that make up part of the 200 employees working in the Manchester based offices and distribution centre that houses 6 million cubic feet of stock on an area of 120,000 sq feet.

Contact Searchlight Electric:

Opening Times / 

9.00 - 17.00 (GMT) Monday to Friday

Telephone & Fax Number / 

Tel:  +44(0)161 203 3300
Fax: +44(0)161 203 3366 

Website /

Email / 

[email protected]

Address / 

All postal enquiries should be directed for the attention of Searchlight at the following address.

Searchlight Electric Ltd
Sidney House,
900 Oldham Road,
M40 2BS
United Kingdom

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