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Prewer & Orsborn Lighting Galleries


With Autumn well and truly upon us, now is the time we begin to turn our attentions indoors and start those pre-Christmas preparations - creating a warm and inviting home being top of the ‘to do’ list with lighting being an essential part of that.

Liz Gentle, owner of Prewer and Orsborn lighting galleries in the Montpellier Courtyard, explained that, as Cheltenham’s only independent lighting company, they provide a second to none personal service selling exclusive lights and lighting controls in their spectacular showrooms.

They also offer a personal consultation service where Liz talks to the customer and then uses her extensive product knowledge and design skills to create a detailed lighting plan for your new home, renovation or make over. She will liaise with the builders and architects to create a plan that will save you money – and create a unique finish that will add shine to your home!

Sat in the stunning glass building at the entrance to Montpellier Courtyard, which has been ‘home’ to Prewer and Orsborn for the last eight years, I was surrounded by a dazzling array of lights of all shapes and sizes and Liz threw a little ‘illumination’ on the subject.

She said: “We buy lights from suppliers all over the world; from Italy, Germany, Holland, Sweden and even further afield. We are always looking out for something unique and pride ourselves on being a business which puts the client’s needs at the forefront.

Customers return to us year after year and we can provide lighting for the whole home - from the garden, the garage and the conservatory right through the house.”

Liz also supplies lighting controls to save having garish banks of switches on view, and ‘scene setting’ whereby people can create their own special effects from bright lighting while cooking and organising the house to subtle lighting for relaxing over dinner and unwinding.

She said: “Many people are now thinking ahead to Christmas and want to create that perfect ambiance for parties and family get-togethers. Having the right lighting is central to that. You may be looking for floor lights for reading, or lighting for your dining room or for brightening up dark corners - we can supply it all in one go!”

So, whether you are searching for that perfect standard lamp or a stunning centrepiece, pop into Prewer and Orsborn and browse their wide range on view, or chat to Liz. As Cheltenham’s only independent lighting shop you are guaranteed professional and friendly advice and support from beginning to end.

Prewer and Orsborn also have a website packed full of information and help which can make a perfect starting point.