With over 70 years experience, Contactum have gained an enviable reputation in manufacturing for quality and design. Our Traditional range offer the highest quality finish and durability.

  • Double pole switching as standard on 13 Amp
  • Up to 4 gang 20AX switches available
  • 25 year guarantee

The Lyric screwless range enhances the quality of the already popular Flat Plate range. A flawless plate finish is achieved by the introduction of concealed fixing screws. Available in 4 finishes making it the definitive choice for modern interiors.

  • Super slim profile
  • Easy-clip metal front plates

With its sleek curved edge the Reflect range has a subtle design that blends into the surrounding and ensures it’s the range for the discerning customer.

  • Curved edge profile
  • Available in four finishes
  • Also available with metal rockers

Contactum’s single-phase and three-phase MCB Distribution board range has been developed to meet the design and intallations needs of the UK Market. Designed and manufactured in the UK.

  • From 4 to 24 way B type boards 
  • Incomer enclosures with metering and surge 
  • Removable pan assembly 

The industry recognised Splashproof range has been specifically designed for use outdoors and also installations where there is the likelihood of high exposure to either dust or water.

  • No compromise on safety with IP66 rating
  • Can be made secure with a padlock

A complete range of grid modules and decorative plates to offer increased versatility for most installations. Contactum’s new Grid range is ideal for domestic or commercial applications.

  • 3 grid module colours available
  • Extensive range of cover plates
  • Up to 20AX switching

With the introduction of the 17th Edition Wiring Regulations and the increased use of RCD protection Contactum now offer a comprehensive range of Circuit Protection to meet with this demand.

  • With up to 30 outgoing available ways on dual split load metal units 
  • Also available with Surge protection fitted

The Signature products have a much sharper profile, when installed the metal plate has a distinct outline which is ideal for the modern interior. Optional features include solid metal rockers.

  • Contemporary
  • Square profile
  • 25 year guarantee (3 years on electronic devices)

With elegant curved edges and softly rounded corners, the Aspire range from Contactum offers a modern and stylish solution for the home or office.

  • Modern sleek profile
  • Twin earth as standard on 13 Amp twin sockets
  • Extensive range available including grid

The ‘Quick Clip’ range of Grid from Contactum gives you reliability and depth of range. Whether it’s switching, dimming or general control you require for commercial and public buildings our Grid range has all the variations you are looking for.

  • Extended range of cover plates
  • Low voltage and tungsten modules available
  • Easy clip on module system

Contactum's comprehensive range of high quality Wiring Accessories includes ceiling accessories, junction boxes and full range of dry lining and metal boxes.

  • Ceiling Accessories
  • Junction, dry lining a.d metal boxes

The super slim Flat Plate range is one of the most comprehensive in the designer market, and provides a complete, integrated range of solutions for specifiers and contractors who are looking for that unique effect.

  • 1.5mm depth super slim profile plate
  • All accessories are supplied with both 25 & 35mm screws for installation flexibility

Made from quality solid cast brass, the Georgian and Edwardian ranges bring together the elegant design and feel of polished brass, for that classically understated look. An extensive range is available.

  • Quality solid cast brass
  • Plain and rope edge design finish
  • 25 year guarantee (3 years on electronic devices)

With the increasing demand in the home and hotel for Media Solutions Contactum offers a comprehensive range of Media and Power devices helping the specifier and installer a host of wiring solutions.

  • Available in 6 different plate finishes
  • Modules available in white and black finish
  • 25 year guarantee (3 years on electronic devices)

For either commercial or domestic installations, the Contactum Metal Clad range offers the best solution for the tougher environment. An extensive range including switches, sockets and a Red Key Switch range.

  • High finish epoxy powder coated
  • Key Switch range suitable for fire or burglar alarm panels
  • RCD sockets and spurs also available in this range

The iCONIC slimline range products have a much sharper profile - when installed the metal plate has a distinct outline which is ideal for the modern interior. Optional features include metal rockers.

  • 4.5mm depth slim plate
  • Square contemporary profile
  • Available in 4 finishes

Products

    • Modern sleek profile
    • Twin earth as standard on 13 Amp twin sockets
    • Extensive range available including grid
    • Super slim profile
    • Easy-clip metal front plates
    • Double pole switching as standard on
      13 Amp sockets
    • Up to 4 gang 20AX switches available
    • 25 year guarantee
    • Available in 6 different plate finishes
    • Modules available in white and black finish
    • 25 year guarantee (3 years on electronic devices)
    • Ceiling accessories
    • Junction, dry lining and metal boxes
    • 3 grid module colours available
    • Extensive range of cover plates
    • Up to 20AX switching 
    • Quality solid cast brass
    • Plain and rope edge design finish
    • 25 year guarantee (3 years on electronic devices)
    • Curved edge profile
    • Available in four finishes
    • Also available with metal rockers
    • No compromise on safety with IP66 rating
    • Can be made secure with a padlock
    • 4.5mm depth slim plate
    • Square contemporary profile
    • Available in 4 finishes
    • High finish epoxy powder coated
    • Key Switch range suitable for fire
      or burglar alarm panels
    • RCD sockets and spurs also available in this range
    • Contemporary
    • Square profile
    • 25 year guarantee (3 years on electronic devices)
    • With up to 30 outgoing available ways
      on dual split load metal units
    • Also available with Surge protection fitted to allow compliance with BS7671
    • 1.5mm depth super slim profile plate
    • All accessories are supplied with both
      25 & 35mm screws for installation flexibility
    • From 4 to 24 way B type boards 
    • Incomer enclosures with metering and surge
    • Removable pan assembly

About us

Contactum, based in Cricklewood, London, began life in 1936 and is one of only a few remaining UK manufacturers of electrical wiring accessories and circuit protection products.
 
Today, based in extended premises at the very same site as we started in, we are proud to be continuing with the British design, engineering and manufacture that have gained Contactum a loyal customer following and a reputation for robust and reliable products. We continue to grow as part of the alfanar Group, a $2.5 billion Saudi Arabian group of companies operating within global electrical and construction industries.
 
 
Over more than 75 years Contactum have introduced an ever increasing range of products to provide a one-stop-shop of over 6,000 catalogue items. Our product offering now includes over 12 ranges of white moulded, decorative metal plate, weather proof and metal clad wiring accessories. 
 
The Contactum product portfolio also features comprehensive ranges of single phase and three phase circuit protection, distribution and control products.
 
In addition to the extensive ranges of ex-stock products, Contactum offers a Specials service for the design and engineering of customised products. A  Factory Built Assemblies (FBA) service is provided to configure and pre-assemble panel boards and switchboards to your requirements - reducing installation time and removing all the challenges of on-site configuration.
 

Quality and accreditations

ISO 9001 : 2008

Contactum meets the requirements of ISO 9001 demonstrating a commitment to providing products that meet customer requirements and continually improving management systems and processes.
 
                              Certificate Number 9964
 

Group Activities

Our recent acquisition in 2009, by the $2.5 billion alfanar Group, gives us the financial strength and resources to further expand and improve the business to ensure we are positioned to meet and exceed the future demands of the electrical installation industry.
 
Alfanar Industrial City – Alfanar’s 675,000 sq. metre  research, development & manufacturing site
 
alfanar Industrial City – alfanar’s 675,000 sq. metre  research, development & manufacturing site
 
The alfanar Group, employing over 15,000 people, operate construction and manufacturing businesses, design & development centres and 7 sales and marketing operations across the world.
 
Headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, the key operations within the Group are summarised below:
 
alfanar Electric is the manufacturing division within the group consisting of companies producing and marketing a variety of low, medium and high voltage electrical products for the construction industry. Products manufactured within this division include:
  • Wiring Accessories
  • Power Distribution & Control Products
  • Cables & Wires
  • Transformers for Power Distribution
  • Lighting
alfanar Construction is a leading turnkey project contractor for sub-stations, power plants and HV overhead power distribution.
 
 
alfanar Steel Company is involved in design, manufacture and installation of; steel structures for power distribution, communications towers and sub-station structures.

alfanar Testing & Commissioning Company provides services for sub-stations up to 380KV including high voltage testing, calibration & maintenance and sub-satation commissioning.

Dar Engineering is a specialist in providing design and engineering consultancy services for Electrical, Civil and Mechanical construction projects.

Substation project

Substation project

alfanar Projects Development (APD) is a company offering overall design, engineering and project management of industrial, commercial, land development and infrastructure projects.

Ceramic tiles manufacturing plant, warehouse facility, and admin building

Ceramic tiles manufacturing plant, warehouse facility, and admin building

BEM is an electromechanical contracting company specialising in industrial buildings. The company design, engineer, supply, install and commission: HVAC, Electrical Systems, Building management systems, Fire fighting systems, Plumbing systems, Drainage systems, Boiler systems, Medical Gas systems, Water treatment systems(RO plants), Air compressor and network air pipes and LPG Gas Systems.