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.
The kettle is in good proportion, sleek and shiny. It uses much less energy boiling my filtered water on the gas stove than using an electric kettle, making a perfect cup of tea and looks fantastic too. I intend to keep it in tip top condition to make it last for years to come.
We love our new kettle it is so beautiful !! We will probably never buy another kettle again. We were so fed up with buying electric kettles that lasted a few months a year at the most. Definitely recommend this kettle a good investment.
A beautiful addition to the kitchen which I hope will last for years to come. Overall pleased with the purchase.
Such a lovely kettle brought the Simplex Kensington No 3 for ourT5 camper looks great on our little stove going to buy one for our kitchen too so nice to receive such a quality well made kettle
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!
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
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