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Street Lighting - Location of Lighting Units and Feeder Pillars

Street Lighting
  • Columns shall be sited at the rear of the footpath or grass verge except in locations where this is impractical. Where Columns cannot be sited at the rear of a Verge or Footway the designer shall seek approval from the Authority / Service Provider for any alternative locations.
  • Site checks will always be made to ensure that when site conditions prevent optimum design positions being installed revised locations are still compliant with the relevant standards.
  • The position of lighting units and feeder pillars will be shown on the drawing.
  • The descriptions of lighting units to be used are detailed in Table 1 (below)

Table 1 - Descriptions of lighting units to use


Road Class

Required Lighting Level

Column Height

Column Type

Bracket or Post Top

Lantern Type

Bowl

Lamp Size / Type

Strategic Route on the Strategic Route and Main Distributor Network

ME2

12m

CC5430

1.5m

WRTL AIRTRACE 2

FG

250w SON/TP

Main Distributor Routes on the Strategic Route and Main Distributor Network

ME3a

12m

CC5430

1.5m

WRTL AIRTRACE 2

FG

150W SON/TP

Secondary Distributor Routes on the Secondary Distributor Network

ME3c

10m

CC5430

1.5m

WRTL AIRTRACE 2

FG

150w SON/TP

Link Roads on the Link Road Network

S3

8m

CC5428

Post Top

STELA Square or Wide (350mA)

N/A

Up to 52 LED

Local Access Routes on the Local Access Road Network

S4

6m

CC5426

Post Top

STELA Square or Wide (350mA)

N/A

Up to 52 LED

Footpaths and cycle ways

S3 to S5

6m

CC5594

Post Top

STELA Square or Wide (350mA)

N/A

Up to 52 LED

City and District Centres

CE0 to CE4

up to 12m

To be agreed with Authority / Service Provider


Notes

  • Columns to be protected in accordance with the information given in our Protection of Steelwork Against Corrosion page
  • All streets shall be lit independently and should not take in to account any spill lighting as part of the calculation.
  • Light Shields and Anti climb devices, if required, shall be provided by the developer