City Electrical Factors Ltd

Established in 1951, City Electrical Factors Ltd is the UK’s largest Electrical Wholesaler with 390 branches across the nation.

Each CEF Branch has a full complement of trained sales, technical and service staff ready and waiting to help you. We pride ourselves on our customer service, believing that your problems and challenges are ours too, and it’s our duty to find the solutions to them.

Our online ordering platform also provides customers with access to over 26,000 products, all of which are readily available for dispatch direct to any mainland UK address. Orders placed before 8pm can be delivered the next working day and are free when you spend over £50. Our online platform provides you with a dedicated customer service team which is available from 8am to 8pm via phone, email or live web chat to help you choose a product and offer helpful advice.

We offer a wide range of electrical products such as wiring accessories, cable & accessories, cable management, switchgear & distribution, control equipment, security and safety, lamps & tubes, lighting luminaires, heating, ventilation and much more.  Providing product ranges from leading brands such as Schneider Electric, Bosch, C.K Tools, DeWALT, Klein Tools and more, as well as a complete range of “in-house” products.

We can offer you the following services – Free of Charge!

  • Energy Management Surveys
  • Internal/ External lighting schemes
  • Fire Alarm Schemes
  • Domestic, Commercial and Industrial Ventilation Schemes
  • Electric Heating and Water Heating Schemes for Residential & Commercial Properties
  • CCTV, Intruder Alarm, Door Access, Gate Automation & Nurse-Call Schemes
  • Hazardous Area Design Schemes
  • Motor Control Gear Design Schemes
  • Switchboard, Sub-Board, Panelboard & Energy Management Panel Design Services
  • Underfloor Heating Specifications
  • Home Automation Design Schemes
  • Technical Back-Up and Site Visits

CEF Live is back!

On Thursday 8th and Friday 9th of June 2017 join us for FREE at the NEC Birmingham. Over 70 leading brands will be at the event sharing their expertise, on the day deals and live demonstrations. Informative workshops and fun-packed skills challenges will be available throughout the day. As well as knowledge seminars on a range of topics including 18th Edition Regulation Changes, JTL – The Apprenticeship Journey and Electrical Waste – A Business Opportunity.

The Friday of CEF Live will have a special focus on apprentices, with a host of activities, deals and knowledge seminars designed specifically to help young professionals get ahead in the electrical industry.

CEF Live is an event not to be missed! To register for FREE go to

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