About us.

With well over 30 years’ experience and an unrivalled passion for our industry, it’s little wonder Lightning Enterprises continues to win industry awards and receive acclaim from its clients on a regular basis.

Experience and knowledge are a major factor in our success but we never forget the importance of our customers or of learning. Our business philosophy is rooted in a culture of continuous development and improvement.

When you choose Lightning Enterprises for your project you are assured of absolute attention and services, backed by the latest knowledge and skills the industry has to offer. All of this in affordable and realistic project proposals.

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Experts in Lightning Protection and Earthing since the early 1980’s

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Knowledge Centre.

At Lightning Enterprises we are passionate not only about our subject but about improving and maintaining standards of service in the industry, in the knowledge centre we shall share information that we consider to be helpful and of interest to clients of and those in the Lightning Protection and associated industries. If you find a feature that may be of interest for inclusion email it to us and we will review and consider including it.

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Our history

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  • Early 1980’s
    Early 1980’s
    From early in the 1980’s Mr GW Scott... more more

    From early in the 1980’s Mr GW Scott the original founder of the company made regular trips to the Channel Islands to service an increasing number of clients. Mr Scott already owned and operated a lightning protection company in the UK.

  • 1984
    In the early hours of 9 July 1984... more more

    In the early hours of 9 July 1984, lightning set fire to York Minster's south transept causing £2.25m damage. Experts at York said restoring Notre-Dame was "quite achievable". John David, a master mason at York Minster, said Notre-Dame could be rebuilt using traditional crafts.

  • 1985
    As a direct result of the fire at York Minster... more more

    As a direct result of the fire at York Minster it was decided that a review of the standards for Lightning protection was needed and in 1985 BS 6651 was first published. The standard continued to be reviewed and revised until eventually being phased out in 2008. Historical system can still be certified to this standard even to this day.

  • 1996
    Lightning Enterprises becomes... more more

    Lightning Enterprises becomes a registered Limited company in Guernsey with the registered number 30838

  • 2006
    BS EN 62305 the standards which is still... more more

    BS EN 62305 the standards which is still in place today, was first published in 2006, going on to be significantly revised in 2011 and part 2 specifically in 2012. It was published in four parts, 1-4 and parts 1, 3 and 4 were revised in 2011 and part 2 (risk assessment) in 2012.

  • 2015
    Tim Guilbert and wife Liz complete the... more more

    Tim Guilbert and wife Liz complete the takeover of Lightning Enterprises in late 2015, Lightning Enterprises becomes Jersey Chamber of Commerce member

  • 2016
    Bob Ozanne slips into a well-deserved... more more

    Bob Ozanne slips into a well-deserved retirement having owned and developed the company over 22 years. He says it was time to get his golf game in order, but clearly has lost none of his trademark sense of humour!

  • 2017
    Lightning Enterprises is first Guernsey... more more

    Lightning Enterprises is first Guernsey company to join Considerate Constructors scheme with company reference GU0001

  • 2018
    In only its first year of membership... more more

    In only its first year of membership Lightning Enterprises wins National Company award following extensive office and site audits and is credited with playing a fundamental role in raising standards in the construction industry.

  • 2020
    Lightning Enterprises completes the... more more

    Lightning Enterprises completes the phase 1 development of its in-house lightning protection software Certitude.

    Lightning Enterprises becomes ISO 9001 accredited after comprehensive reviews of procedures and record keeping.

    After another year where Lightning Enterprises contributed directly to the Considerate Constructors Scheme and authored an article for inclusion in the Best Practice Hub for Environmental Practices, they were once again awarded a National Company Award.

  • 2021
    Lightning Enterprises continues... more more

    Lightning Enterprises continues to perform way beyond its size and is due to begin franchising into the UK marketplace during 2021