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PostPosted: Wed Mar 25, 2015 8:45 pm 
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According to Highways Magazine, central government has announced funding for street lighting improvements in the East Riding of Yorkshire and Darlington:

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The scheme will replace all 9,000 street lighting columns in East Riding aged over 40 years old, and will also upgrade the remaining 19,000 yellow/orange lamps to new LED light systems.


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Scheme includes two distinct elements (1) Strengthening of a key bridge and (2) upgrade of street lighting stock to address structural issues with columns and an upgrade to LED lighting.


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 31, 2015 2:37 am 
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Up here the Tees flyover is still SOX, along with a section of the A19 in County Durham. That is really the only large stocks of main road SOX around here. The A19 section in in very poor state with probably 1 in 3 units out. However the long SON lit section which follows is kept in a much better state.

The last time I was up that way after dark was a couple of years ago, and even then the flyover was looking a bit neglected - there was a section of about 4 columns near the Stockton end which were all out, and a number were dayburning too.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 10, 2015 10:23 am 
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Northumberland County Council are upgrading all the streetlights in the county including newer ones too.

Ashington is about halfway through, my street has been highlighted for the renewal of the posts as well.


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PostPosted: Tue May 03, 2016 6:49 pm 
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Hello,

I'm new here but i have had an interest in street lightning for quite a long time and I'm currently building a collection, here's some of the street lighting in my hometown if your interested (sorry if it's in the wrong place)


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Gosh, that third one down looks a bit sorry for itself!


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In the last two years there has been an invasion of Thorn LED lanterns in Durham, Newcastle, North and South Tyneside, Sunderland, Gateshead and Northumberland.

In Newcastle the thousands of Arcs  installed during the PFI have begun to be replaced with Thorn Isaro Pros of varying sizes.

Sunderland and South Tyneside are using a combination of R2L2 and CiviTecQ lanterns. These are replacing pre PFI son lanterns and the Iridiums installed during the PFI.

North Tyneside is using the CiviTecQ.  

Durham is using both R2L2 and CiviTecQ along with Amperas and Axias.

Gateshead is currently replacing all its main road lanterns with LED from a mix of SON iridiums and Cosmo sapphires with R2L2 in place of 250W SON and CiviTecQ in place of the lower wattage Cosmo lanterns.  They are running warm white LED which makes much better driving than the standard.

In Northumberland as part of its replacement scheme  the main lantern of choice has been the R2L2 running cool white, although some Amperas have appeared towards the end.

In all I’m pleased with the Thorn lanterns, they seem to outperform most of the others. I haven’t noticed too many design faults, too many Amperas dipping forward in the wind lately.


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Scott15 wrote:
In Newcastle the thousands of Arcs  installed during the PFI have begun to be replaced with Thorn Isaro Pros of varying sizes.

They have been used in Enfield as well also replacing Arcs, coincidentally on black columns in both areas.
Enfield example:
https://www.google.com/maps/@51.6386087 ... 384!8i8192
Newcastle example:
https://www.google.com/maps/@55.0015438 ... 312!8i6656

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