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Heritage Lighting or contemporary lighting?

In street lighting many locations in the UK are classed as “heritage” or “conservation” areas, this can also be stipulated by the UNESCO world heritage sites such as the Derwent Valley Mills in Derbyshire. These areas of course have existing street lighting and new street lighting schemes within them.

When deciding on the direction of the street lighting scheme and …

New developments in Pease Pottage

Pease Pottage Lighting Designs

Working with Redrow Homes in 2012, MMA Lighting Consultancy Ltd provided Section 38 and Section 278 lighting designs for Old Brighton Road, Horsham Road and the on site housing development in accordance with the current West Sussex County Council PFI design specification.

Section 38

The on site section 38 works comprised of 5m WSCC …

Section 278 lighting designs

Section 278 lighting schemes, a necessary project to improve highways.

In the UK the current Government has targeted to build over 200,000 homes in the UK, the fields and brown field sites of the UK are fast become opportunities for new developments. This puts a large emphasis on improving the highways that are adjacent to these new sites …

Direction and Brief, a recipe for success in lighting

When MMA Lighting Consultancy Ltd are successful and win a job whether it be a S38 or a S278 lighting scheme we always look to the local authority in the area we have been commissioned to produce a lighting design. The reason we do this is that to produce a lighting design which can be adopted by the relevant local …

Another bank holiday weekend

Well, here we are again…. Another nice long bank holiday weekend.

Just a quick update, our offices will be closed from 4pm on Friday 28th April and we will be back raring to go on Tuesday 2nd May 2017.

Thank you to everyone for  your business over the last few weeks and months, we look forward to assisting again when we …

Mackworth Shopping Precinct, Derby

Working on behalf of Balfour Beatty Living Places (BBLP) in Derby which BBLP have the street lighting PFI working in partnership with Derby City Council (DCC), MMA Lighting Consultancy Ltd provided a lighting design solution in December 2015.

The lighting design solution met the then current DCC specification and in accordance with BS5489:2013. The scheme was lit to C3 for the traffic …

More from oversea’s!

Whilst posting some photos from oversea’s, it suddenly dawned on us that we had some more from last summer from abroad. This time they are from the Dominican Republic showing how they like to install some of their lighting, or certainly did a few years back. Various types of electric, telephone cables etc together with the road lighting lantern …

A few photos from overseas…

One of our engineers recently visited Thailand on holiday and on his wanderings took some photos showing some existing street lighting and overhead cable shots. We thought it was interesting to share them with you as a comparison to what you might find in the UK and the different methods of approach by engineers…

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