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Malvern’s Gas Lamps

Brain Harper working on a Gas Lamp
Brain Harper working on a Gas Lamp

Malvern now has newly refurbished gas lamps. These have been re-manufactured by a local company, Sight Designs Ltd. together with the community environmental group, Transition Malvern Hills. They have been brought into the 21st Century with the following improvements:

  • New efficient burners
  • Automatic operation
  • Electronic Ignition
  • Near Zero light pollution
  • Reflectors optimised for location
  • Brighter Light
  • Uses Much Less Gas
  • Far Lower Maintenance Costs
  • 80% Smaller Carbon Footprint
  • Retained heritage

Gasketeers on the BBC

Midland today in 2010

Escape to the Country


gaslamp that runs on dog poo.

One of the main members of Transition Malvern Hills and the main Gasketeer, Brian Harper made the news on 1st January 2018 in the Guardian with his gaslamp that runs on dog poo.

The Article is here 

Brain would also like to acknowledge  Methanogen (UK) Ltd who provided the Digester. This got edited out by the Guardian.

He was also on the BBC TV . And on Radio 5 Live, BBC Hereford and Worcester and BBC World service.

The story has also appeared in the Malvern Gazette and other newspapers

The Transition Gasketeers

Transition Malvern Hills Lighting Group & Sight Designs Ltd.

The Gasketters can be contacted on