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. 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 adapter.
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.
Please allow 3-4 weeks for your kettle to be despatched, as each one is individually crafted by hand.
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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 iconic shape of the Balmoral range of beehive tea kettles by Newey & Bloomer is a timeless classic. With a distinctively loud whistling spout Newey & Bloomer have been making Simplex tea kettles in England since 1903 by hand retaining traditional, age-old hand-spinning techniques that have been passed down... View full product details
The Balmoral beehive tea kettle is handmade in England using age-old copper spinning techniques. With it's timeless design, it is as popular today as when the it was first patented by Newey & Bloomer in the 1950s. Exclusively available only through our website, you won't find these in any retail outlets... View full product details
Handmade in Birmingham – the heart of England - since 1903. Newey & Bloomer take only the finest copper - and spin by hand the distinctive ‘beehive’ Simplex tea kettle. Exclusively available through our website, this beautiful tea kettle cannot be found in any retail outlets. It takes nearly a month... View full product details
First high quality kettle. Both functional and attractive! Kinda regretting that i did not buy the fast cook one ;). Very happy with my purchase though.
This is my second Simplex Kensington Kettle in 13 years. I absolutely love this kettle and wouldn’t buy or use any other. I am just as impressed with the company - especially customer service. When my kettle arrived just days ago it was packaged so beautifully - you can see that not only does considerable thought goes into the making of this product (by hand) but the detail in preparing it to ship overseas is exceptional. Newey & Bloomer’s Simplex Kettles are simply superlative.
The best tea kettle I have ever owned.My husband named her ..Mrs Potts after Angela Lansbury. We just LOVE the kettle. Thank you for the wonderful service from the company.
The teapot sparkles in our kitchen and is the brightest star on the countertop. I love it’s elegant, shiny simplicity!
It is a perfect kettle.
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