Trianco Ltd are a Made in Yorkshire Bronze Member
Trianco is the umbrella brand for a variety of heating products ranging from solid fuel, oil and electric boilers together with defra approved multi fuel stoves and cylinders.
Trianco now boasts the largest rand of accredited biomass boilers, air blowers and pellet stoves across the United Kingdom serving the domestic and commercial market. The hugely successful biomass Greenflame boiler rande complete with optional storage solutions remains the United Kingdom’s most popular biomass boiler product.
Today Trianco remains proud to be one of the last British heating product manufacturers as well as having diversified to offer carefully selected and exclusive UK distributed product such as the renowned Grizzly brand.
1800’s - The Newton Chambers Light Castings department (oldest of the companies businesses) was engaged mainly in the manufacture of heating and cooking appliances.
1850’s - Newton Chambers first made coal fire ranges at Thorncliffe in Sheffield - The stove including two ovens at the top, with a plate rack between, a large hot plate for frying, stewing and grilling and at the bottom on either side of the fire two “hot closets”
1873 - George Newton and Thomas Chamber were partners in the Phoenix foundry at Snow Hill, Sheffield and along with Henry Longden they signes a lease to extract coal and ironstone from the Thorncliffe Valley. The Partners set up works on the Thorncliffe site to the north of Sheffield. The company build the Thorncliffe Ironworks.
1873 - Fireplaces, back boilers and free standing stove production followed under the “Redfyre” trademark and the company was awarded the royal warrant to the late Queen Mother.
1890’s- The company were not only mining coal and ironstone but building blast furnaces, coke ovens and chemical plants employing nearly 8,000 people. Heavy section iron cast in the foundry was used in two iconic structures: Tower Bridge and Eddystone Lighthouse.
1893 - By-products of the making of coke fore the blast furnaces at Thorncliffe were gasses, tars and oils. By the beginning of the 1890’s a germicidal disinfectant had been developed from the oils and in 1893 this was patented as Izal. The product was soon available not only in liquid form, but also as powder, soap, cream and ointment. Perhaps their best-known product was the famous Izal medicated toilet paper.
1939 - Thorncliffe works came under the control of the Admiralty. A new workshop was constructed at Warren Lane, a short distance away from the Thorncliffe works, which was used to build army vehicles and became the larges manufacturer of the Churchill tanks for the war effort.
1940’s - The company pioneers domestic oil fired boilers and it was probably the first with an oil combi boiler.
1970’s - The company acquires Trianco Stewart, a small oil boiler manufacturer and thus Trianco-Redfyre was born.
1973 - Newton Chambers was taken over by Central & Sheerwood in 1973, the Izal assets were pre sold at a price equibalent to the purchase price of the whole group to Sterling-Winthrop. This experience was published under “The fall and rise of the Newton Chambers group”. The company carried on as Trianco-Redfyre following the collapse and break up of Newton Chambers.