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Traditional Lampshades

Use the links below to best direct your traditional lamp shade enquiry

Browse our extensive range of traditional table and floor lampshades shades.

Explore our traditional pendant lampshades 

Add some charm to your home with our traditional candle lamp shades

Get creative with our online traditional lamp shade builder, design online

Suppliers of traditional lampshades to all areas of trade

Traditional Handmade Lampshades

Over 50 Years Experience

A Great British Company

Custom Made Traditional Shades

Traditional Lampshade Recovers

Traditional Shades for Trade and Home

Extensive Range of Fabric & Trims

We have been manufacturing the finest quality handmade traditional lamp shades from our workshop in Torquay for over 50 years and are now widely recognised as one of the leading lamp shade manufacturers in the UK and online. We are a family business that prides it's self on offering all of our customers a personable service, please do not hesitate to call or email us to discuss your traditional lamp shade enquiry in more detail.

Traditional lampshade are also known as soft shades or fabric lamp shades this style of lamp shade is made using the traditional method of stretching fabric over a ridged wire lamp shade frame, the fabric is then either stitched or glued into place. Once the lamp shade has been lined it is then trimmed top and bottom with braid or fringe to hide the workings and finish the lamp shade.

As well as dealing with the public, Imperial Lighting have worked on some fabulous projects with a number of Interior Designers, Architects and trades-people, Supplying traditional lamp shades to the hospitality industry, restaurants, contract furnishes examples of which can be found gracing some of the countries finest stately homes, cruise ships and not forgetting Windsor Castle and The Orient Express !

Ceiling Lamp Shade

Traditional Online Shade Builder

With our online Traditional Lampshade builder you have the ability to design your own traditional lamp shade using our very own simple step by step process.

Once you have selected your lampshade shape, size and fitting you can choose your material colour and trims to suite your decor, there are thousands of combinations available from our extensive traditional lamp shade swatch. 

With our traditional floor lamp shades, table lamp shades, pendant lamp shades or one of our candle lampshades you can match them together creating a complete beautiful traditional look in your room. Below are links to each of our traditional shapes available on our on-line shade builder.

Browse Traditional Lamp Shades

In addition to our handmade lampshade service we also stock a wide selection of traditional lampshades in various shapes and sizes including empires, coolies and drums, linked below are some of our popular stocked traditional lamp shades.


Traditional Lamp Shade Recovering

If you have an existing traditional lampshade that needs some TLC or you simply just want to keep the lampshade frame and are changing your interior we offer traditional lampshade recover service.

Choose your fabric and your desired trim from our traditional lamp shade swatch or provide your own material and we will re-vamp your lamp shade as if it was brand new.

Please note that we are only able to recover “Soft Shades” so it is important the lampshade frame is a rigid structure. Your Traditional lampshade must have metal struts holding the top and bottom rings together and be in relatively good condition so we can work with the frame. Please click HERE to visit our lampshade recovers page for full details on this traditional service


Free P&P on all UK Mainland orders
Delivery to UK Offshore / Ireland - £12.50 on all orders