E Preston (Electrical) Ltd

Globe Lane Industrial Estate
SK16 4UU

  • Commenced trading in 1980
  • Cover the whole of the UK
  • No minimum order charges
  • Commenced trading in 1980
  • Cover the whole of the UK
  • No minimum order charges
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E Preston (Electrical) Ltd

Switches and Electrical Components

Specialist Electrical Distributors
We are the largest UK distributor of Arcolectric, Bulgin, Crouzet, Eaton Commercial Controls, Enbray, Schurter, Schaffner and Johnson Electric (including Saia-Burgess & Tok), fully franchised for their complete ranges of connectors, contactors, EMC filters, indicators, neons, relays, switches, micro switches, power supplies, timers and selling at all of the manufacturers’ price breaks.

Additionally, E. Preston are a main distributor of ABB (Asea Brown Boveri Stromberg), Bulgin, Bussman, Cherry, Chint, CML Lighting, Crydom, Cynergy3, Eaton Moeller, EBT-Kingbright, Entrelec, Essen, E-T-A, Finder, Honeywell, Hylec, IDEM, Kraus & Naimer, Littelfuse, Pepperl & Fuchs, Schmersal, Scolmore, Sunon, Tranilamp, Werma, Wieland and ZF components.

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Switch Components
We have access to literally hundreds of switch products including rocker & toggle switches, pushbutton switches, rotary switches, slide switches, miniature switches, sub miniature switches, micro switches and reed switches and leading brands like APEM, Arcolectric, C&K, Camdenboss, Cherry, CML, Cynergy3, Eaton Commercial Controls, Essen, IDEC, ITW, Johnson Electric, Omron, Saia-Burgess, Schurter, Tranilamp and ZF, so why not visit our online shop to find out more.

IEC Connector Supplier
We are able to supply a wide range IEC approved connectors and associated accessories from fused, flange mount 6.3mm tabs to IEC connector rewirable angled female connectors and many more so please visit our website for the complete list of IEC approved connector products. Some of the brands we provide include Arcolectric, Bulgin, IEC Lock, Schaffner and Schurter.

Battery Holders
We supply a wide range of battery holders for an equally wide range of battery sizes from leading brand names such as Bulgin so if you don`t see what you are looking for at our online shop or have a technical question please speak to one of our dedicated team.

Cables / Wiring / Conduit Systems
We supply a range of cables, conduit systems, flex circuits and wiring accessories for recognized leading manufacturers including Adaptaflex, Amphenol ICC, Helukabel, MK, Parlex, PMA Cable Management, Scolmore, TE Connectivity, Thomas & Betts, Turck Banner, Walther and Wurth.

Circuit Protection / EMC Filters
Circuit breakers, RCDs, RCBOs, electronic timers, thermal circuit breakers, magnetic circuit breakers, hydraulic-magnetic circuit breakers, moulded case circuit breakers, filters, EMI filters, fans, earth & lighting protection, surge protection, bus bars, fuses, LV fuse links and LV fusegear, distribution boards and enclosures and more can all be found in supply at our online shop from leading brands like ABB, Bulgin, Bussman, Chint, Heaton Heinemann, ETA, Furse, Littelfuse, MK, Moeller, Schaffner, Schurter, Siemens, Sunon and TE Connectivity so please free to browse.

Connectors / Plugs / Sockets / Terminals
E. Preston is a distributer of Amphenol ICC, Bulgin, Camdenboss, Entrelec, Essen, Hylec, IDEC, IEC Lock, Mennekes, Molex, Omron, Salzer, Schurter, TE Connectivity, Thomas & Betts, Turck Banner, Walther and Wieland connectors, and accessories, including appliance couplers, “buccaneer” sealed connectors, hazardous area connectors, general purpose connectors, plugs, sockets, terminals and accessories. If you would like further information about our connector products, please get in touch.

Control Gear / Motors / Power Supplies / Solenoids
As an official distributor for electrical products from some of the industry’s leading brands such as ABB, Chint, Crouzet, Finder, Gigavac, Honeywell, IDEC, IDEM, Johnson Motors, Kraus & Naimer, Ledex, Mean Well, Moeller, Salzer, Schmersal, Siemens, TE Connectivity and Telemecanique, E. Preston Electrical offers one of the most comprehensive ranges of Motor Control products to cover a vast range of applications. We supply contactors, manual motor starters, direct online starters, isolators, load break switches, safety switches, control components, overload relays, solenoids and power supplies.

Panel mounted fuse holders, base mounted fuse holders, inline fuse holders and many more, we have access to hundreds of fuse holder products from leading names such as ABB, Arcolectric, Bulgin, Bussmann, Camdenboss, Essen, Littelfuse and Moeller, so if you are looking for fuseholders you have come to the right place.

We always maintain the appropriate levels of stock in our warehouse to enable us to provide our customers with products they want, when they want. We offer a large range of indicator products from some of the leading brand: APEM, Arcolectric, Bulgin, Camdenboss, Cherry, CML, Eaton, Essen, Molex, Schurter, Tranilamp, Turck Banner, and Werma some of which include LED’s, neon’s, indicator lights, signal lamp holders, signal towers and vandal resistant indicator lights.

Keyboards & Mice
E. Preston can supply you with all your keyboard and mouse requirements from leading brand Cherry, so whether it’s a compact keyboard with built-in touch pad, a wireless multimedia keyboard with and infrared mouse or any other we have the stock levels to make sure we can supply you with the right products.

Power Inlet Modules
Power inlet products from brand names such as Arcolectric, Bulgiin, IEC Lock, Schafner and Schurter can be found available at our online shop including power inlet modules, IEC power inlets and power inlet modules.

For over forty years we have been building strong relationships with a network of leading suppliers such as Crouzet, Crydom, Finder, IDEC, Omron, Salzer and Siemens with access to some of the largest ranges of relays around.

Products under this category include relays, modular step relays, monostable relays, ultra-slim PCB relays, relay interface modules, miniature PCB / plug-in relays, low profile PCB relays, miniature industrial relays, safety relays, power relays, miniature power relays, relay bases, solid state relays, coil indication & EMC protection, so why not visit our online shop for more information.

We supply a range of sensors, flow sensors, motion sensors, pressure sensors, proximity & photoelectric sensing for recognized leading manufacturers including BDC Electronics, BEI Sensors, Cynergy3, Honeywell, IDEC, Johnson Electric, Omron, Pepperl+Fuchs, Saia-Burgess, TE Connectivity, Turck Banner and ZF.

With access to hundreds of timers, counters, monitoring relays and temperature controllers from leading manufacturers such as Crouzet, Crouzet, Essen, Finder and Salzer, E. Preston Electrical can supply you with all of your timer product requirements. You simply click on the link at our online shop to make your purchase.

The E Preston Manufacturing Partners Include:

Amphenol ICC
BDC Electronics
BEI Sensors
Eaton Commercial Switches
Eaton Henemann
Entrelec (TE Connectivity)

IEC Lock
Johnson Electric
Johnson Motor
Kraus & Naimer
Mean Well

PMA Cable Protection
TE Connectivity
Thomas & Betts
Turck Banner
Walton Bee
Wieland Bamberg

We recognise that business is carried out between people, not companies, so always endeavour to build upon the personal relationships we have established with both customers and suppliers.

There are no minimum order charges, no request for bank or trade references if you wish to open a credit account for regular business and our telephone lines lead directly into the Sales Office.

E Preston maintain good stocks, have the expertise to advise on applications or equivalents and can supply "Certificates of Conformance" if required. We at E Preston are registered as a BS EN ISO 9001:2015 stockist and we are also an MOD approved supplier, registration number 3EVP01.

About Us
There are no minimum order charges unless imposed upon ourselves by the manufacturer. We are very easy to deal with and will quickly open a credit account for regular business. We have the facility to accept payments by Credit/Debit card. Our telephone lines lead directly into the sales office, thus avoiding possible frustrating delays whilst you wait to be put through to someone. We maintain good stocks, have the expertise to advise on applications or equivalents, keep promises (including phoning back), despatch the same day we receive your order, via 24-hour Parcel force contract, except for out of stock items which are despatched the same day we receive them, and can supply “Certificates of Conformance” if required. We are registered as a BS EN ISO 9001:2015 stockist, registration number RS 10581. We are also an MOD approved supplier, registration number 3EVP01, and we are happy to identify and equivalent RS and Farnell references.

All of the national wholesaler groups buy from E Preston, and we ask that you look through the information about our company to check whether you might derive benefit from using us. We will do our utmost to prove our claims.

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Opening Hours

Monday -   08:30 to 17:00
Tuesday -   08:30 to 17:00
Wednesday -   08:30 to 17:00
Thursday -   08:30 to 17:00
Friday -   08:30 to 16:30
Saturday -   Closed
Sunday -   Closed

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