Visiting address

House of Light, Durham Gate

County Durham Spennymoor

DL16 6HL

Postal address

House of Light, Durham Gate

Spennymoor , County Durham DL16 6HL

United Kingdom


Tel +44 191 365 2222

Company information

Your Global Partner for Reliable Lighting Solutions

Thorn, a proud member of the Zumtobel Group, manufactures and supplies dependable, efficient, and high-quality lighting. Our extensive portfolio of indoor and outdoor lighting is developed to address the needs of wholesalers, contractors, specifiers, and end users, for the broadest range of applications. Our name is recognized throughout the world as standing for quality, reliability, and ease of use. Supported by 90 years of expertise, we are proud to be known as a trusted partner, providing customers with invaluable insight and support beyond the product.

We create user-friendly lighting solutions that give optimum lighting quality with the best possible price-performance ratio. Simplicity of installation and operation are our priorities. We believe in long-standing partnerships and are constantly working to make sure that our customers are delighted with their Thorn experience. As a global brand, we have a presence in more than 100 countries, providing lighting, security, comfort, and convenience.

We are a Smart City specialist, helping municipalities improve safety and wellbeing through connectivity and intelligence. And, in indoor lighting, our innovative solutions create comfortable, efficient light for living and working.

We've Got Your Lighting Covered

Thorn offers a comprehensive package of services allowing us to create a tailor-made solution for every customer.

  • Turnkey project planning from a single point of contact
  • Financing options to reduce risk and upfront cost
  • Technical and maintenance services
  • Digital services that reveal valuable new insights into your operations

A One-Stop Shop

As technology advances, lighting systems just keep getting more and more complex. That is why our service portfolio meets the growing demand for professional project management of turnkey lighting solutions - and all from one single supplier. That includes lighting-as-a-service contracts, as well as our worldwide professional technical support and maintenance services.

Taking Care of Everything

Whether you require a particular service package or a full turnkey lighting solution, we aim to meet the individual needs of every customer. We support our customers all the way from the initial handshake to the implementation of the lighting and beyond, with ongoing maintenance and technical care.

Company information

Headquarters location House of Light, Durham Gate
County Durham Spennymoor
DL16 6HL
United Kingdom
Some facts
Founded in
Founded by

Jules Thorn

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Recent projects

The following recent projects demonstrate how lighting which balances performance, efficiency, and comfort can transform the associated outdoor and indoor environments.

White Rose Office Car Park, UK

Kverneland Auto Garage, Norway

Denner in Amriswil, Switzerland



  • Controls; Lighting
  • LED lighting for car parks
  • LED Lighting System
  • Lighting
  • Lighting as a Service (LaaS)
  • Lighting System
  • Parking Garage lighting solutions

Product information

Lighting for transit areas and car parks is essential for public safety. Aside from safety and visibility concerns, energy efficiency is important for minimizing running costs. 

Indoor Lighting

Outdoor Lighting

Controls and Emergency Lighting