Strand Electric and Engineering Co
of 19-24 Floral Street, London, WC2.
of Cecil Works, Power Road, Gunnersbury, London.
Strand Electric were the UK's and Europe's principal manufacturers of stage lighting and theatre equipment.
Their head of R&D Frederick Bentham was the designer of the Light Console and many Spotlights. They pioneered the use of die-cast mouldings for spotlight construction.
1914 Founded by Arthur Earnshaw and Phillip Sheridan.
1936 Incorporated as Strand Electric Holdings.
1937 Manufacturing electrical engineers. 
WWII: designed and manufactured TAT training simulators for the Royal Navy.
Became part of Rank Precision Industries
Now exist only as a brand name.
Sources of Information
- The Times, February 13, 1936
- 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries
- The Times, April 10, 1969