Searchlight Electric is celebrating its 70th anniversary as an established supplier of decorative lighting to the very best specialist lighting retailers, multi-national chains and distributor partners across the world.

In 1945, Captain Sidney Hamburger started Searchlight immediately after being discharged from the army, as a one man wholesale electric business in a tiny office in the cellar of 1B Cooper Street, Salford. In 2015, Searchlight remains a privately owned business, now in the third generation of the Hamburger family, and operating from a purpose built head office in Manchester, with a state of the art distribution centre and one of the largest product showrooms in Europe.

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