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Our in-house team provides competitive design and installation services giving developers the easiest route through our street lighting technical approval and adoption processes.

Design service

We have offered a design service for housing developers and similar for over 20 years.

Our experienced design team prides itself on providing the most efficient and effective Section 38 and Section 278 street lighting and electrical designs.

We offer advice on the most efficient layout of street lights that will meets the council’s required specifications while limiting energy, capital and maintenance costs for the developer.

South Gloucestershire Council has a shared interest in providing a compliant design and aims to give a hassle free service.

The team is happy to help with any enquiries and provide a competitive quotation upon request.

The main benefits of working with us are:

  • your design will comply with our street lighting policy
  • we provide competitive quoting for design
  • we offer advice throughout the design phase
  • our holistic design approach considering all affected services and consultants


“We were pleased with the Design service and the competitive quotation for the street lighting installation.”

John Fricker, Cotswold Homes Ltd

“An excellent service at short notice. I would not hesitate to recommend South Gloucestershire’s Street Lighting department to anyone.”

Anonymous, civil engineering contractor

“This is an excellent, flexible service and well worth the fee. Most local authorities are switching to using external companies and it leads to an inefficient layout and also does not always include the authority’s latest specification.”

Anonymous, developer

Installation service

Our flexible and helpful in-house street lighting construction team has successfully operated in competitive external markets for over 25 years and can provide a competitive quotation upon request.

Main benefits:

  • installation guaranteed to comply with South Gloucestershire Council specifications
  • flexible and local workforce with quick response times
  • advice throughout construction regarding installation and adoption


“Overall service was excellent, both design and site works. Queries were answered promptly and a co-operative approach to getting the job done was evident.”

Alex Thoemmes, Mi-space (UK) Ltd

“The communication and service of the project was excellent.”

John Payne, Speller Metcalfe

“I have used the council’s street lighting services on several schemes and have found them to offer excellent services from design through to site implementation. They are commercially competitive and complete their works to a high standard with full compliance to health and safety requirements.”

Graham Pickersgill, Britannia Construction Ltd

Combined design and installation services

Using our design and construction services combined gives developers added benefits, such as:

  • single point of contact
  • simple communication between design and construction services
  • collective problem solving with all parties
  • advice throughout and between both design and construction services

Get in touch

To make an enquiry, you can email the team.

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