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 kettle is made from the highest grade copper. The Kensington No 1 Simplex tea kettle retains its natural beauty radiating warm, rich and opulent tones of highly-polished natural copper and will take centre stage in any kitchen.
Every Simplex kettle by Newey & Bloomer from the Kensington Collection is unique, proudly hallmarked with ‘Made in England’ and will whistle on boiling to let you know it’s time for tea!
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.
For more information on how we make our kettles click here.
Newey & Bloomer Simplex tea kettles are all handmade and as such, overall dimensions may vary slightly from those shown above.
I bought this kettle to remind me of my time in the UK and in Birmingham. It is something very British that lasts a lifetime. I’m not convinced by the anti-bacterial properties of copper, but it definitely heats water faster than my old iron/enamel kettle. Yesterday I’ve polished it with some Brasso for the first.time and it felt very satisfying to maintain it and see it regain its shine.
Excellent, I ordered this kettle for our Granny’s birthday. They even put in a beautiful personalized note for us . The kettle was shipped fast with no issues. There was close to 100 relatives at her supplies party . Everyone was very impressed with how the kettle was shipped and the wee note . Granny loves her new kettle. Thank you
Love this kettle. I was very happy to support this company in its work handcrafting beautiful and practical kitchenware. The staff were very helpful with inquiries, shipping was quick and easy, the kettle arrived in perfect condition and I’ve never had a more enjoyable cup of tea.
Ordering process, customer service are all excellent. My kettle is beautiful with a gorgeous whistle!
This kettle is just beautiful. Customer service was exemplary, and quality of the kettle is impeccable. Would recommend very highly. Thanks for keeping tradition alive!
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... View full product details
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