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Flush Lights Fitting Guide

Safety First

If in any doubt about electrical safety, contact a qualified electrician. Installation should always be carried out by a qualified electrician or a competent person in accordance with current electrical regulation. 

Please note that all our lights require earthing.

This light must be installed in accordance with the latest edition of British Standard 7671. The electricity supply should always be isolated at its source (fuse box) before attempting any installation or maintenance. Please do not fit bulbs exceeding the maximum allowable wattage as shown on the label adjacent to the bulb holder.

Please note we do not recommend using halogen bulbs in our lights.

If the external flexible cable or cord is damaged, it should be replaced exclusively by Jim Lawrence or a similar qualified person in order to avoid a hazard. If the glass components of this light are damaged during transit, please contact Jim Lawrence to discuss replacements.

Our outdoor light are rated IP44, suitable for bathroom zones 2 & 3 and exterior use. 220-240V 50Hz.
Ava Porch Light

Wiring Diagrams

Single light wiring
Multiple light wiring
NB. If the wiring in your house predates the British standards regulation in 2004 to harmonise wiring colours. The colour of your wires may be different to the illustration.

Fitting Instructions

Check that you have a good fixing point for the ceiling rose - a ceiling joist or batten is ideal. In many older houses this point can take some time to prepare. The area directly around the ceiling rose must be flat to ensure a water tight installation.

Before fitting the fixing plate, thread the existing wires through the back plate via the grommet.

Screw the fixing plate to the ceiling using the screws supplied.

Connect the wires as shown in the wiring diagram.

Place the ceiling rose over the fixing plate and tighten the grub screw on the side of the rose to create a water tight seal between the ceiling and light.

Fit the light bulb, then carefully screw the collar of the glass shade to the lamp holder, ensuring you do not damage the seal by over tightening. If you need to replace a seal please contact our customer service team on 01473 826699.

These lights are designed to seal against a flat ceiling, if you are in any way concerned that your ceiling is not suitable, please call us and we will be happy to advise you. Please retain these fitting instructions for future reference.
Flush Fitting Diagram
This information is intended as a guide only. Please see the latest IEE Wiring Regulations for full details. Jim Lawrence takes no responsibility for incorrectly installed lights & recommends that all lights should be installed by a qualified electrician. 

Our brilliantly simple pattresses

Wiring in period homes can be a tricky business which is why our design team have come up with this brilliantly versatile, neat little pattress to give your ceiling rose or wall light back plate extra depth.

The pattress screws onto your existing Jim Lawrence Georgian ceiling rose to give it extra space to house the external wiring.

We also have a wall fitting version for use with our Club, Holt and Fisher wall lights. Both pattresses come in all corresponding colourways to give you a subtle but practical wiring solution.
Ceiling pattress