Elliott started working in his family business in 1989 whilst continuing his studies in architectural design. In 1990 he consulted for Euro Disney in Paris as a project manager for lighting during the project’s final stages of construction through to opening. Upon his return he continued his studies and became a partner of then Classic Reproductions, designing and significantly increasing the range and scope of customers.
In 2002 he purchased the company from his partners and re-branded the company to its original trading name of The Limehouse Lamp Company. Continuing the company’s tradition with significant additions to the company’s portfolio of products. He continues to design all new products to date.
Elliott also maintains his consulting role in design and architecture through building projects and in 2006 won a Sussex Heritage award for design and project management for the refurbishment of the Sussex stately home Stanmer House converting the dilapidated building into a wedding and conference venue. His involvement in the Harry Potter projects for Universal Studios and most recently consulted in design and built 3m wide specialist earthquake proof chandelier’s for Universal Studios theme park in Osaka’s new “Sing on Tour” experience.