Belling history

In a time when less than 10% of the UK owned their own home, Charles Belling passionately believed in innovative products that were accessible to all households. 100 years later, the values instilled by one man in 1912 are still at the heart of the cooking appliances Belling manufacture for today’s modern family.

In a time when less than 10% of the UK owned their own home, Charles Belling passionately believed in innovative products that were accessible to all households. 100 years later, the values instilled by one man in 1912 are still at the heart of the cooking appliances Belling manufacture for today’s modern family.

Belling’s rich 100+ year history has seen it launch a number of world first, developing products and technologies decades ago that are still important to cooks today

Belling timeline 1912 - 1935

1912 - Founded by Charles Belling in a shed in Enfield. Belling produces its fi…
1919 - Belling manufactures its first complete domestic cooker, the Modernette.
1925 - Belling relocates to Bridge Works a 24,000 sq ft facility.
1929 - Launch of the No.2 Baby Belling Cooker, the first of the Baby Belling Li…

Belling timeline 1940 - 1965

1940 - WWII sees Belling switch to production of hand grenades, mortar bombs, f…
1946 - Commenced the manufacture of ‘Vee’ cookers for the new pre-fab house.
1951 - No.51 ‘Wee Baby Belling’ introduced, followed by the No.53 Big Baby Bell…
1955 - Belling added to its 306,000 sq ft of premises with a further 10,000 sq …

Belling timeline 1971 - 2009

1971 - Belling unveils the Classic Double Extra, the UKs first domestic fan ove…
1977 - The launch of the Black Magic, the first black ceramic hob.
1979 - Belling diversifies again, launching its first microwave oven. As one of…
1982 - Another UK first with the Belling Format, the first slot-in oven. The br…

Belling timeline 2010 - present

2017 - Belling release a new collection of Farmhouse and Cookcentre Range cooke…
2017 - Belling launches new inbuilt series ‘Belling Black.
2020 - Belling launches the new premium range exclusive to Commerical market, t…
2021 - Belling Introduces 7 new designer shades to the Colour Boutique Collecti…

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