About Us

Plumstead Electrical is a Family-Owned Business that has been operating since 1967.

For over 50 years, we have supplied quality branded Electrical and Lighting Products to the Southern Suburbs, Northern Suburbs, West Coast and now with our Online Shop named Buy Lights Online, we have gone fully National and are proud to be one of the leading Independent Wholesalers.

Our product range includes Pendants, Chandeliers, Ceiling fittings, Spotlights, Wall lights, Outdoor lighting, Downlights, LED lamps (bulbs), Rechargeable Emergency Lights & Bulbs, Ceiling Fans, Bathroom lights, Standing Floor Lights, Table & Desk lamps, LED Fluorescents, Strip lighting and every Electrical Product you can imagine, all available online for Purchase at the following three Wholesaling Divisions.

The Plumstead Electrical Pty Ltd Group consists of Plumstead Electrical in Diep River, Okavango Electrical in Brackenfell, Atlantic Electrical in Parklands (near Montague Gardens) and Buy Lights Online (Online Shop and the Landing page for the Group).

A brief timeline of our company history is detailed below.

Plumstead Electrical was established in 1968 by Sandy Gold.


We then decided to expand the reach of our business in 2004 to Cape Town’s Northern Suburbs. As a by-product, Okavango Electrical Wholesalers and Lighting was born.


In 2017 we decided to establish our third branch Atlantic Electrical Wholesalers and lighting.

Atlantic Electrical

In 2018 we celebrated Plumstead Electricals 50th birthday!

Plumstead Electrical celebrates 50 years

Finally, we expanded our business once again in order to service the e-commerce industry. We did this by creating a online shop called Buy Lights Online which can be viewed here.

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