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Frequently Asked Questions

Who can buy from Lightbulb?

Anyone. There is no minimum order (Note - some 6ft fluorescent tubes are supplied in a minimum quantity of 6 or 12). We accept all major credit cards and all orders (subject to stock availability) are normally dispatched within 48 hours. Special pricing is available for group accounts. You will find our sales people very product knowledgeable.

Who makes your lamps?

We supply only top quality Branded Lamps and light bulbs from Major manufacturers including GE, Philips, Osram and Sylvania.

How quickly can I get the lamps I need?

All orders (subject to stock availability) are normally dispatched within 48 hours.

How can I order the lamp, if I don't know what it is?

We make hard-to-find lamps and light bulbs easy to find. Our sales people have hundreds of pages of cross-reference information to find your lamp by your equipment make and model, or simply by physical description.

What type of guarantee do I have?

All products supplied by The LightBulb Company carry a specified manufactures warranty. If you experience any problems with your purchase contact our customer care team for advice and or a return reference number. (Please do not send lamps to us without a return reference as we cannot accept any unauthorised returns).

How much do you charge for delivery?

We have NO minimum order value and we only charge £2.85 for delivery within the U.K mainland.

When will my item be dispatched?

We aim to  dispatch all items within 48 hours of receiving cleared payment from Monday to  Friday. You will receive an email notification to confirm your order has been  dispatched.

Do all of your prices include VAT?

Yes, all prices are inclusive of VAT. If  you require a VAT receipt, then please contact us via your account within  Amazon. This will then emailed to you for you to print if required.

How  much do you charge for delivery?

Delivery is free  within the UK.

Can you  deliver on a Saturday or a specified day?

Sorry, we are  not able to offer weekend or specified day deliveries.

Can you  leave my order somewhere if I am not there?

You can instruct  your order to be left in a safe place such as porch, shed etc.
  This should be  entered into the 'Special Instructions' box during the check out process.
  If you do leave  this instruction you will be accepting full responsibility for missing, stolen  or weather damaged items and will therefore be unable to claim for undelivered  goods.
  Please consider  adding an alternative delivery address to your account, such as your work  place, to ensure you receive your order safely.

Can you send my item to another address?

We can only dispatch items to the address  you select as your shipping address upon checkout. If you would like your item  sent to an alternative address you will need to add the additional address to  your Amazon account  and then select  during the checkout process. As the process is automated we are not able to  manually change the address for you.

Do you ship internationally?

We do not currently ship internationally.

I have ordered the wrong item, can I swap  it please?

Unfortunately we  are unable to swap items. However we will cancel the order upon your request,  refund you and help you find the right product to re order.

I bought a multi pack, can I return part of  them?

If you have  taken advantage of a pack price for the light bulbs you require, you will not  be able to send any part of the pack back for a refund.


Detailed Seller Information

  • Business Name: The Lightbulb Company Uk Ltd
  • Business Type: Lighting
  • Trade Register Number: 2855611
  • VAT Number: GB630568248
  • Phone number: 01869362222
  • Business Address:
    • 41 Murdock Road
    • Bicester
    • OX26 4PP
    • GB

The Lightbulb Company - Details

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    About The Lightbulb Company

    The Lightbulb Company has established an unparalleled reputation for Service, Technical Support and Nationwide Distribution for Light Bulbs, Lamps and Tubes.


    Since its inception, The Lightbulb Company has evolved from a pioneering infant company to become one of the Major Lamp and Light Bulb Suppliers in the UK, looking after many High Profile Blue Chip Companies as well as Sole Traders and the General Public.

    Though the main ingredient in our success is the quality of our products.... GE Lighting, Osram, Philips and Sylvania, we have maintained our focus through the Technical expertise of our Sales Team which has developed a level of Experience and Skills unrivalled within the industry.

    We only supply First Name Top Branded Products, ensuring you, the customer are guaranteed quality everytime you order.

    All orders (subject to stock availability) are normally dispatched within 48 hours to anywhere in the UK

    Our extensively Trained Staff are available to assist with any technical help or guidance you may require, and, with a number of our team having over 20 years experience in the industry, you can be assured that we can solve any technical query that you might have.

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    The Lightbulb Company Delivery Rates

    Listed below are delivery details for The Lightbulb Company, including the geographies delivered to, the service level offered, and the prices charged. Note that media rates are based on dispatching a single item Purchasing multiple media items results in multiple delivery charges.

    Delivery rates for all products (excluding Books, Music, Video and DVD)
    UK/GB excluding BF address StreetETA3 - 5 days
     per Item£0.00
     per Weight (kgs)£0.00
     per Shipment£0.00
    UK - Mainland Street PO BoxETA3 - 5 days
     per Item£0.00
     per Weight (kgs)£0.00
     per Shipment£0.00

    * Delivery Rates for Books, Music, Video and DVD
    3 - 12 days
    Express Delivery - UK
    24 hours
    European Union
    5 - 12 days
    US (include US Protectorates) and Canada
    5 - 12 days
    Rest of World
    7 - 35 days
    Books £2.80 £8.98 £4.02 £6.94 £7.00
    CDs £1.26 £8.98 £1.82 £3.08 £3.58
    Videos £2.80 £8.98 £4.02 £4.94 £5.94
    DVD £1.26 £8.98 £1.82 £3.08 £3.58

    * Marketplace orders are only accepted for delivery to Supported Countries.

    * Your delivery fees when buying Books, Music, Videos and DVDs at Amazon Marketplace are fixed according to the type of product you purchase.
       Rates are based on dispatching a single item. Purchasing multiple items results in multiple delivery charges; there are no "per delivery" and "per item" charges, as there are when you buy directly from

    Region Key
    UK Street England,Wales,Scotland,Northern Ireland,Channel Islands and Isle of Man,excluding BFPO and PO Boxes.
    UK Off-Mainland *DISABLED* This ship option has been DISABLED and is no longer available to customers for new orders. Previous jurisdiction has been incorporated into 'UK Street'.
    UK P.O Box P.O Boxes in England,Wales,Scotland,Northern Ireland,Channel Islands and Isle of Man.
    BFPO English Forces Post Office
    Europe Zone 1 Belgium,Denmark,mainland France,Germany,Republic of Ireland,Luxembourg,Monaco,Netherlands
    Europe Zone 2 Greece,Italy,Portugal,Spain
    Europe Zone 3 Albania,Andorra,Armenia,Austria,Belarus,Bosnia & Herzegovina,Bulgaria, Cape Verde,Croatia (Hrvatska),Cyprus,Czech Republic,Estonia,Faroe Islands, Finland,Georgia,Gibraltar,Greenland,Hungary,Iceland,Latvia,Liechtenstein, Lithuania,Macedonia,Malta,Moldova,Norway,Poland,Romania,Russian, Federation,S Georgia& S Sand Is,San Marino,Slovak Republic,Slovenia, Sweden,Switzerland,Turkey,Ukraine,USSR (former),Vatican City State.
    Australia and Far East Asia Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, China, Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Isls, Cook Islands, East Timor, Fiji,French Polynesia, Guam, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Kuwait, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Mexico, Micronesia, Mongolia, Myanmar, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niue, Norfolk Island, North Korea,Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Pitcairn, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis & Futuna Isls.
    North America Canada,United States.
    Japan Japan
    Rest of World Rest of the World.

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    The Lightbulb Company Dispatch Policies


    All orders (subject to stock availability) are normally dispatched within 48 hours. Orders received before 4.00 pm are normally dispatched the same day. Orders received on Bank Holidays, Saturdays or Sundays will be dispatched on the next business day. If we are unable to dispatch within this period we will contact you to arrange a mutually agreed alternative date. If we cannot agree another date, we will issue a full refund of the purchase price.

    Please note that most orders will require a signature on delivery. Please ensure that you provide a delivery address where someone will be available between 9.00 and 17.30 Monday to Friday to accept delivery. If our couriers are unable to deliver an order due to the address being unmanned, a card will be left asking you to contact them directly to arrange re-delivery. If no contact is made within 2 days the order will be returned to us and a re-delivery charge may be levied to cover our re-delivery costs.

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    The Lightbulb Company Tax Information

    Prices are displayed inclusive of any applicable VAT.
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    Privacy & Security

    Amazon knows that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we appreciate your trust that we will do so carefully and sensibly. By visiting, you are accepting the practices described in's Privacy Notice.

    In addition, we want you to be aware that will provide The Lightbulb Company with information related to your transactions involving their products (including, for example, your name, address, products you purchase, and transaction amount), and that such information will be subject to The Lightbulb Company's Privacy Policy.

    The Lightbulb Company's Privacy Policy

    Data Security & Privacy Policy

    Security is very important to us as it is to you. We recognize that you trust us to keep your personal data safe and only to use it responsibly for the purposes of providing you with a service. To keep your personal data safe, all orders are transmitted to us using 128 bit encryption for your complete peace of mind. This security is extended to your personal account pages also.

    We will restrict the use of your personal data to process internet orders, keep you informed of your order status and keep you informed of any special offers that you may be interested in from time to time.

    We can assure you that we will never sell your details to any other company or third party, without your explicit consent.

    If you have any questions/comments about privacy, you should email us at :

    See's Privacy Notice

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    Returns and Refunds

    Please refer to the Return Policy. Please contact The Lightbulb Company to get information about any additional policies that may apply:

    Contact this seller Phone: 01869362222

    To initiate a return, please visit Amazon’s Online Return Center to request a return authorization from the seller.

    For questions about a charge that has been made to your credit card, please contact Amazon. For questions about how to place an order, search Amazon Help.