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From all of us at Ancient Lights Ltd
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Lighting Hire Specialists

  Welcome to Ancient Lights Limited, specialists in the hire of period lighting.

We have the largest collection of vintage Film and Theatre lights in Europe (previously Jim Laws Lighting).  Our product range also includes contemporary, industrial, custom built and reconditioned lights. 

We can also manufacture bespoke lighting to meet your individual requirements.

All of our lights can be supplied to you fully practical and PAT tested. Our lights can be used as props or as practical lighting for live stage events, Film and TV, Theatre, Photoshoots, weddings and many other events however big or small.


We also have a large collection of vintage Theatre Seats available for hire.


Our collection is forever growing, therefore the website may not have all of our stock listed. Feel free to visit us if you would like to have a browse of our collection.


Call us on 01932 570652 or email us directly at

Our opening hours are Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

We are based in Hardwick Park Farm, Hardwick Lane, Lyne, Chertsey, Surrey, KT16 0AF.

Close to Longcross Studios, we are easily accessible from M25/J11 and 20 minutes from Pinewood and Shepperton Studios.

Hardwick Park Farm,

Hardwick Lane,


KT16 0AF

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