In 1942, Charles and Frank Purley, fed up with the high cost of ice, developed a refrigeration system to keep their fresh fish stock chilled. Lec was then born. The brand quickly became a firm favourite and today, over 60 years later, Lec refrigerators are still the Kitchen Appliance of choice in many UK households.
In 2005, Lec became part of Glen Dimplex Home Appliances, owner of Stoves, Belling and New World cooking brands. GDHA’s reputation for quality and reliability is unrivalled. With an all-new range launched in March 2006, the Lec tradition continues with the support of the largest producer and supplier of kitchen appliances in the UK. Featuring practical and stylish innovations, Lec appliances are designed to be as versatile as you are. Whether it’s capacity and durability for the family home, compact dimensions for a studio flat, or style and elegance for a modern apartment, there is a Lec product for you. new designs of product lines, Gorenje Pininfarina Black and a new generation of cooking appliances.
Lec has a very good reputation behind all of its products.
Reputation - White Goods
Reputation - White Goods When it comes to refrigeration appliances, Lec invests professional expertise in this single product type. Lec might not manufacture other types of appliances - but it makes up for this in its huge selection of refrigeration products.
The range is almost endless - yet it can be summarised in three categories:
Fridges, Freezers and Fridge Freezers.
These include the R5008W, a 50cm Table Top Refrigerator; the R5026W, a 50cm Wide Under Counter Refrigerator; the L5026W, a 50cm Wide Under Counter Larder; the R5526W, a 55cm Wide Under Counter Refrigerator; the R5526S, a 55cm Wide Under Counter Refrigerator; the L5526W, a 55cm Wide Under Counter Larder Fridge; the L5526S, a 55cm Wide Under Counter Larder Fridge; the L5546W, a 55cm Wide Above Counter Larder Fridge; and the L6046W, a 60cm Wide Above Counter Larder Fridge. On the freezer front, Lec has the U5008W, a 50cm Table Top Freezer; the U5026W, a 50cm Wide Under Counter Freezer; the U5526W, a 55cm Wide Under Counter Freezer; the U5546W, a 55cm Wide Above Counter Freezer and the U6046W, a 60cm Wide Above Counter Freezer. For Fridge Freezers, Lec offers the IT6079L/R, a Built In Combi Fridge Freezer; the IT6029L/R, a Built In Top Mount Fridge Freezer; the T5059W, a 50cm Above Counter Top Mount; the T5029W, a 50cm Under Counter Top Mount; the T5038W, a 50cm Wide Compact Fridge Freezer; the T5038B, a 50cm Wide Compact Fridge Freezer; the T5069W, a 50cm Wide Fridge Freezer; the TF5089W/B, a 50cm Wide Frost Free Fridge Freezer; the T5556W, a 55cm Wide Top Mount Fridge Freezer; the T5576W, a 55cm Wide Fridge Freezer; the TF5586W, a 55cm Wide Frost Free Fridge Freezer; the TF5586S, a 55cm Wide Frost Free Fridge Freezer; the T6066W, a 60cm Wide Fridge Freezer; the TF6086W, a 60cm Wide Frost Free Fridge Freezer; the TF6086S, a 60cm Wide Frost Free Fridge Freezer; the T6076W, a 60cm Wide Fridge Freezer; the TF6096W, a 60cm Wide Frost Free Fridge Freezer and the SxS9897ws, a Side by Side Fridge Freezer.
Lec appliances are supported by the Energy Saving Trust. The EST is an independent, non profit-making organisation promoting sustainable use of energy.
Lec appliances carry a 1 Year Warranty.
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Lec is part of Glen Dimplex Home Appliances which were winners of Domestic & General TEQ Award for Customer Service in 2005, 2006 and 2007.