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What is a Dolly Light Switch? 

A Dolly light switch, or toggle, is a different type of switch from your standard spring loaded rocker. 

If you're looking for something a little different with a bit of a vintage feel, dolly switches are the ones for you. 

Dolly switches can be given many names, such as toggle, tumbler or snap switch. 

They have the same wiring system as the rocker switches and will fit into the same size back boxes depending on the thickness of the plate. You can read more about back boxes here.

Some people would suggest that dolly switches are more aesthetically pleasing and smarter than rocker switches. Dolly switches do not have the standard on off markings like some rocker switches have and they offer a different kind of interior look to your home. 

Dolly switches have been around for a long time. Some would argue that they're outdated and old fashioned, however as vintage trends become a lot more modernised, toggle switches are becoming a lot more popular on the market. 

With Dolly switches, they do have a loud clicking sound, which can sometimes give a satisfying sense when turning a switch on and off. This is why a dolly switch can sometimes be referred to as a snap switch. 

One of the disadvantages of toggle switches is they're not as widely spread as standard rockers. Rocker switches are available in a huge variety including 20amp, fuse spurs and many more. Our Dolly switches are only available as 1/2 way standard switches and intermediate switches. We also have dolly grid options available, where you can mix 1/2 way switches and intermediates on the same plate. You can read more about the grid toggle options here.

We have a wide variety of finishes available, in 1 - 4 gang options. Browse our Dolly switch options below to find the perfect switches for your home. 

Brass Dolly Switches
Brass Dolly Switches
Copper Dolly Switches
Copper Dolly Switches
Black Dolly Switches
Black Dolly Switches
Satin Nickel Dolly Switches
Satin Nickel Dolly Switches
White Dolly Switches
White Dolly Switches
Brushed Steel Dolly Switches
Brushed Steel Dolly Switches
Grey Dolly Switches
Grey Dolly Switches
Chrome Dolly Switches
Chrome Dolly Switches
Georgian Matt Black Toggle Switch
Georgian Matt Black Toggle Switch
£11.94
Antique Brass Toggle Switch
Antique Brass Toggle Switch
£13.38
Spectrum Matt Black Toggle Switch
Spectrum Matt Black Toggle Switch
£20.55
Contour Copper Toggle Switch
Contour Copper Toggle Switch
£32.65
Brushed Brass Toggle Switch
Brushed Brass Toggle Switch
£20.42
Georgian White Toggle Switch
Georgian White Toggle Switch
£31.16
Georgian Satin Brass Toggle Switch
Georgian Satin Brass Toggle Switch
£13.94
Contour Brushed Steel Toggle Switch
Contour Brushed Steel Toggle Switch
£13.94
Victorian Rose Gold Toggle Switch
Victorian Rose Gold Toggle Switch
£37.81
Deco Polished Chrome Toggle Switch
Deco Polished Chrome Toggle Switch
£34.32
Contour Verdigris Toggle Switch
Contour Verdigris Toggle Switch
£20.09
Trimline Dover Bronze Toggle Switch
Trimline Dover Bronze Toggle Switch
£36.23
Flat Rustic Pewter Toggle Switch
Flat Rustic Pewter Toggle Switch
£28.85
Contour Black Bronze Toggle Switch
Contour Black Bronze Toggle Switch
£36.24
Screwless Brushed Bronze Toggle Switch
Screwless Brushed Bronze Toggle Switch
£13.88
Contour Dark Grey Toggle Switch
Contour Dark Grey Toggle Switch
£30.57
Flat Graphite Toggle Switch
Flat Graphite Toggle Switch
£33.21
Flat Rust Toggle Switch
Flat Rust Toggle Switch
£46.54
Contour Slate Effect Toggle Switch
Contour Slate Effect Toggle Switch
£20.10
Contour Tarnish Copper Toggle Switch
Contour Tarnish Copper Toggle Switch
£21.11
Contour Satin Black Toggle Switch
Contour Satin Black Toggle Switch
£28.02