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Upgrading the lighting for the Leisure 3G Sports Pitch in Huntingdon

Upgrading the lighting for the Leisure 3G Sports Pitch in Huntingdon

Customer Name

Huntingdon District Council

Dates

Completed in April 2017

Background

Huntingdon District Council engaged with the Remark Group following a successful tender bid. Remark were required to design and undertake the installation of electrical lighting to the 3G pitch as the aged lighting was past economical repair.

Challenges

  • Access restrictions for lifting equipment due to the site environment.
  • Designing a suitable lighting system to be compliant with lux levels given as guidance from Sport England.
  • Devising a suitable fixing method to achieve the correct angle for light projection.

Actions and Solutions

Remark located suitable lifting equipment that would not only provide the correct working height safely but also was able to access the site itself with the tight access.
Remark engaged with Kingfisher lighting and processed a design for the lighting that would match the guidance from Sport England for the pitches. As part of the design Remark where able to reduce the energy usage of existing system from 16 KWs to just 4KWs saving the client in the region of £1,500 a year on energy usage alone.
To ensure the collect spread of light to the pitch Remark engineered a fixing to the existing columns allowing the lights to be suitably secured along with a safety wire should maintenance ever be required.

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