It all began in 1903 when Newey & Bloomer produced the original whistling Simplex tea kettle. Not everything has to change over time and the same copper spinning techniques are still used today, a tribute to another time. Still handmade in England from the finest grade of copper – which is the best conductor of heat and ensures a faster boiling time and greater heat retention – the Kensington No 3 Simplex tea kettle has a hard-wearing, easy to maintain chrome-plated exterior will add a touch of class and elegance to any kitchen.
Every Kensington No 3 Simplex tea kettle is handmade and unique, be sure to listen for its distinctive and original trill and check yours for it's "Made in England" stamp. Purchase yours to share in our wonderful history.
The Kensington Simplex kettle is perfect for use on both gas and electric stoves, please note that these are not suitable for use on induction hobs without an induction hob adaptor.
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Newey & Bloomer Simplex tea kettles are all handmade and as such, overall dimensions may vary slightly from those shown above.
I purchased my first Simplex over 20 years ago. It is used numerous times a day (we love our drip coffee and tea). It remained lovely to look but eventually developed a small leak along the seam. A few times the pot was left on the fire and the water boiled away, resulting in the whistle not working anymore, but that was our fault completely, not the products! Our new one is as beautiful to look at as the first and I am looking forward to another 20 years of use. Thank you for such a well made product!
It's a kettle. It boils water. It just happens to be beautiful as it does so.
Adore my new Newey & Blomer kettle, such beautiful styling and an iconic piece. I love the sound of the whistle when it boils, reminicent of times gone by! But best of all it's Made in Britain!
The original whistling Simplex tea kettle by Newey & Bloomer - The Kensington - was first created in 1903 - and continues to be handcrafted in Birmingham, England using the same traditional hand-spinning techniques that were first used over 100 years ago. Taking over a month to produce, each tea... View full product details
Newey & Bloomer have been making the traditional, authentic and genuine solid copper Simplex tea kettle in Birmingham, England since 1903. Using the same traditional hand-spinning techniques that were first used over 100 years ago every kettle by Newey & Bloomer has ‘Made in England’ proudly stamped on its base Taking over... View full product details
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