BEW started as a small shop on the high road in Balham. It was founded at a very busy time when local development was really taking off, particularly house to flat conversions. Electricians habitually came to the trade counter to pick up products needed for this boom in work. A reputation for service and good stocks was forged.
Emergency lighting schemes are designed to protect life. In the event of a fire, or mains supply failure, escape route lighting and exit signs must illuminate and maintain power for a sufficient period of time to allow occupants to safely evacuate the building.