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LED upgrade for Cheshire West and Chester

17/01/2017

More than 24,000 street lights will be upgraded in Cheshire West and Chester at a cost of £5 million.

VolkerHighways wins £4.7m lighting contract

31/10/2016

VolkerHighways has been awarded a £4.7 million contract with London Borough of Barking and Dagenham to replace nearly 16 thousand street lights with new LED lanterns.

LED street light roll out continues in Gloucestershire

31/08/2016

Gloucestershire County Council is continuing its roll out of LED street lighting with the upgrade set to save the local authority £17 million over the next 12 years.

Volker begins street light upgrade in three counties

29/06/2016

VolkerHighways has started work on a contract worth £24 million that will see it upgrade 38,000 street lights with energy efficient LED lamps in Slough, Wokingham and Reading.

LED upgrade for Bath’s street lights

25/05/2016

More than 8,000 street lights in Bath will be replaced with new light emitting diode (LED) units.

More LED street lights to be installed in Hertfordshire

16/05/2016

Hertfordshire County Council is continuing its rollout of LED lights following the successful upgrade of more than 12,000 street lights on all A-roads across the county.

Skanska upgrading street lights in Gloucestershire

06/04/2016

Skanska has officially taken over the general maintenance of Gloucestershire County Council’s entire street lighting portfolio.

Bolton making switch to LED lighting

01/04/2016

Almost 10,000 street lights in Bolton have been switched over to new LED lighting.

Engineers on target to complete street light repairs in Wirral

14/03/2016

Engineers are working through a backlog of street light repairs in Wirral.

Lincolnshire Council to make street light savings

07/03/2016

Lincolnshire County Council is aiming to save £1.7 million by changing the way it manages street lighting.

Kent to return to all-night lighting with £40m LED upgrade

22/02/2016

Kent County Council (KCC) will spend £40 million on LED lights after agreeing on a policy to return to all-night lighting.

Scotland switching over to LED street lights

16/02/2016

Almost one-third of Scotland’s street lamps will be LEDs by 2017, according to figures released by the Scottish Futures Trust.

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.   

£40m contract to convert Kent’s street lights to LEDs awarded

01/02/2016

Infrastructure firm Bouygues Energies & Services has been awarded a £40 million contract to convert Kent’s 118,000 street lights to LEDs.

Volker wins £27m contract to upgrade lights in three boroughs

10/12/2015

VolkerHighways will replace more than 38,000 street lights in Reading, Slough and Wokingham in April 2016 as part of a £27 million LED upgrade and maintenance project.

Hertfordshire to test LED street lights

03/12/2015

Hertfordshire County Council will be dimming and trimming some LED street lights overnight to test residents’ reactions to the energy-saving initiative.

Harlow’s street lights to be switched back on at night

27/10/2015

Harlow Council and Essex County Council have agreed to keep Harlow’s street lights on all night seven days a week.

Bournemouth and Poole to get LED street lights

10/09/2015

A £21 million contact to maintain almost 41,000 street lights in Bournemouth and Poole over the next 10 years has been awarded to VolkerHighways.

Lighting upgrade delivers £1m annual savings for Bristol CC

09/09/2015

Bristol City Council has saved over £1 million in a year after upgrading its street lights.

Installation of LED street lights gets underway in Wirral

02/09/2015

The first of thousands of new LED street lights were installed in Wirral last week.

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