Torbay Electric Lights

We are Torbay’s specialist retailer of light bulbs, Decorative Lighting and Appliance spares, we also have our own appliance repair centre in store and qualified electricians.

Our promise

At Torbay Electric Light Company,we promise to find any type of bulb or spare part that our customers want and we endeavour to repair any small appliance.

We aspire to strengthen our position in this niche both through our Paignton store and our on line business.

Torbay Electric Light Company is underpinned by our core values, INTEGRITY, PROFFESIONALISM, INNOVATION, and CARE, These are all key to the continued success of our business.

We will continue to expand our business and open stores wherever we see a suitable location and opportunity to increase our geographical presence.

We are committed to customer satisfaction and believe that the knowledge and experience of our staff ensures that our customers receive the highest quality advice and service at all times.

The history of Torbay Electric Light Company

Torbay Electric Light Company was originally founded in 1984 as a single store located at Manor Corner in Paignton Devon and employed 2 members of staff including me as the Saturday boy (back then I was 13!) Over the years Torbay Electric Light Company expanded into a specialist shop supplying electrical accessories, appliance spares and lighting and was well known throughout Devon for its discounted prices and service and by 2005 Torbay Electric Light Company employed 44 staff and now had 10 electricians completing all manner of electrical installations and maintenance, as well as its own appliance repair centre. In 2006 after 22 years the original owner of Torbay Electric Light Company decided to retire and the business was sold, but unfortunately the new owners were unsuccessful with the business and in September 2009 they closed the doors.

After seeing such a once successful business close I purchased the business name and rights and shortly after opened up a new store just down the road from the original one, returning with the original ethos and values Torbay Electric Light’s customers had come to expect over the years ….that was late in 2009.

Today Torbay Electric Light Company is now owned and operated by its original Saturday boy from 1984! and has returned as Torbay’s leading electrical supplies and lighting expert with an unparalleled team of registered electricians, providing a complete range of electrical installations, maintenance and lighting solutions for the home, work and trade.

In 2011 Torbay Electric Light Company launched its new web service called ‘Torbay Electric Light On-Line’ delivering value and quality Decorative lighting, Domestic Appliances, Disco lighting, sound equipment and appliance spares throughout the U.K.

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday 08:00am to 5:30pm
Saturday 09:00 to 5:30pm
Bank and National Holidays Closed

Contact Details

345A Torquay Road, Paignton, Devon TQ3 2EP
01803 551440