where we’ve come from
& where we’re going…
Throughout our history we have always aimed to deliver the best in quality, service and price, today those values still hold true.
Niglon’s new website is created, full of fresh design and content
PREMIUM S EDGE LAUNCHED
New advanced decorative switches and sockets are added to the wiring accessories range.
NEW PRODUCTS LAUNCHED
Over 600 new product lines and additional investment into the office and sales teams.
NIGLON IS 50
And moves into a new, purpose-built head ofﬁce.
OLIVER & JAKE HINLEY
4th generation of the family, begin working in the business. (Several years after this picture was taken!)
NIGLON MOVES – AGAIN!
To a larger premises in Shirley.
JOHN’S AGENCY WORK
Is now outpaced by Niglon.
To Golden Hillock Road in Birmingham due to the company’s growth.
The company’s present Managing Director and 3rd generation of the family joins the business.
Joins the company serving 43 years, finally retiring as Purchasing Director in 2019.
NIGLON’S ONLY SALESPERSON
John travels the country, often accompanied by wife Janet, and would sometimes end up sleeping in his car while travelling around the country.
NIGLON’S FIRST PREMISES
Situated on the third ﬂoor of Birmingham’s Floodgate Street. Everything comes in and out of a single pedestrian door, with connector strips being stacked to the ceiling!
NIGLON LIMITED IS FORMED
With a view to selling cost-effective branded products to the wholesale market.
86 JAMAICA ROW
Based in the centre of Birmingham, where Stanley & John begin to operate from.
JOHN GRAHAME HINLEY
Joins his father as a sales agent. The two would compete for how much commission they earned each week!
STANLEY DOUGLAS HINLEY
Begins working as a manufacturer’s agent, trading as S.D Hinley and selling on commission for Cryselco, Grelco & Contactum.