This page last modified 2012 January 10
Amateur Telescope Making Suppliers (UK)
- AWR Technology
Telescope drive systems and other bespoke astro-electronics.
- Beacon Hill Telescopes
Mirror-making materials and other useful bits and pieces.
- Essex Tube Windings Ltd
Cardboard tubing (sonotube).
- Custom Telescopes UK
Mirror sets and other telescope components.
- First Light Optics
Lots of bits and pieces, from flocking paper to focusers, useful for the telescope maker.
Mirror sets, glass blanks, grinding powders, aluminising. You may find their old site easier to navigate.
Electronic components, enclosures, etc.
- Ian Poyser
Optical components and tubing.
- Stock Drive Products/Sterling Instrument
Precision mechanical components.
Optical accessories and adaptors (can be made to order).
- Vacuum Coatings Ltd
Mirror-making supplies and (re-)aluminising of mirrors up to 32" diameter.