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PFI lighting scheme plan for Northamptonshire

08/06/2011

Northamptonshire County Council’s cabinet will consider a proposal for a revised PFI scheme which, if given government approval, would see the county’s lighting stock replaced within five years.

Lights to be removed from M1

11/08/2011

Motorway lighting is to be permanently removed from a section of the M1.

Start for £6.3m motorway lighting job

01/12/2011

A £6.3m Highways Agency project to renew motorway lighting along the M62 trans-Pennine route in West Yorkshire got  underway this week.

Motorway lights switch-off gathers pace

22/03/2012

Motorway lighting will be permanently switched off at two sites in the South West of England to reduce carbon emissions and light pollution.

£1m for streetlights in York

12/04/2012

City of York Council and Amey are spending £1m on overhauling streetlights.

Staffordshire in major street lighting revamp

24/04/2012

Highways chiefs in Staffordshire have pledged not to introduce a blanket night time switch off of street lighting following a consultation with residents.

Council saves £2m in lights switch-off

21/05/2012

The highways department at Northamptonshire Council Council saved nearly £2m last year by switching off half of the street lights across the county.

M6 lights switched-off permanently

19/09/2012

Lighting on the M6 between junctions 15 and 16 near Stoke-on-Trent will be switched off from next Thursday.

Work starts to replace stolen lighting cables

07/12/2012

The Highways Agency will be replacing stolen street lighting cable in the verge between junctions 10 and 10a of the M6 from next week.

Durham dims lights to save £1.3m

13/12/2012

Street lights in County Durham are to be dimmed in an attempt to save the county council £1.3m a year.

Software helps keep Peterborough’s street lighting costs down

15/08/2013

Street lighting asset management software from Mayrise Systems is supporting Peterborough City Council with ambitious plans to minimise maintenance costs.

Kennedy welcomes major funding boost

23/10/2013

Transport Minister Danny Kennedy has secured over £40million in funding to help support road improvements and street lighting in Northern Ireland.

Piggotts launches highways lighting division

30/10/2013

Piggotts, best known for its Christmas lighting services across the UK, is moving into the highways sector.

Street lights to be switched off in Kent

17/12/2013

Seventy thousand street lights will be switched off overnight in Kent as the local authority switches to part-night lighting.

Transport for London invests in lighting technology

16/01/2014

Harvard Engineering has secured a contract with Transport for London (TfL) to install a wireless monitoring and control system for street lighting across the capital’s busiest roads.

Ringway wins £200m highways deal

23/01/2014

Milton Keynes Council has named Ringway as preferred bidder for its highways, street lighting and network term service contract that could be worth up to £200 million.

Death prompts street lights switch-on plea

19/01/2012

A petition to turn overnight street lighting back on in Clevedon has been handed to North Somerset Council.

Night mapping system can track light pollution

06/02/2014

A night mapping system that can be used as a tool for managing street lighting operations and maintenance is set to be trialled by aerial survey specialist Bluesky.

Scottish town invests in lighting technology

15/04/2014

Harvard Engineering has won a contract to install a wireless monitoring and control system for street and outdoor lighting in the largest planned new town in Scotland.

Hertfordshire street light upgrade to be completed

01/06/2015

Hertfordshire County Council will complete its rollout of LED lighting on A-roads in Hertsmere.

Skanska starts LED lighting upgrade in Gloucestershire

17/11/2015

Work to install 55,000 energy-saving LED street lights throughout Gloucestershire has started.

Lumicom working with Cumbria CC on lighting project

25/11/2015

Lumicom is working with Cumbria County Council to dispose and recycle street lanterns as part of a three-year lighting replacement project.

Further LED lighting upgrade in Hertfordshire

15/02/2016

Street lights on B, C and unclassified (residential) roads in Hertfordshire will be upgraded to LED technology.   

SPIE awarded Kingsway Tunnel upgrade project

06/07/2016

SPIE UK has been awarded a £6.4 million contract to carry out a lighting and infrastructure upgrade project in the Kingsway Tunnel.

TMP launches new Professional Services division

01/08/2016

TMP has launched a new Professional Services division in an effort to help overstretched local authorities.

Tarmac launches safety innovation

22/08/2016

National Road Planing (NRP), Tarmac’s road planing contractor has developed a new lighting solution to highlight safety zones around planing machines.

FM Conway lands three lighting contracts

30/09/2016

FM Conway has been awarded a hat-trick of lighting contracts with three London boroughs, worth up to £13 million over the next five years.  

Monumental lighting 53% more efficient

25/08/2017

Technology used for architectural ornamental lighting, such as monuments, have been adapted for use on the strategic road network in a national first.

M4 lighting fix delay 'risks safety'

11/11/2019

A member of the Welsh Assembly has raised safety concerns after it emerged that parts of a busy 10-mile section of the M4 could lack their usual lighting this winter.

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