Do you need a sports lighting design?

Here is an example of how SHD Lighting Consultancy provides aftercare support for all our clients. Our design team was asked to provide a sports lighting design for a MUGA (multi-use games area) surface. The lighting design included some simple 3D lighting renders, which demonstrated how we had achieved good lighting uniformity, which is an […]

Do you need a lighting assessment report?

Area of outstanding natural beauty

Do you need a lighting assessment report to demonstrate compliance with local planning? Our design team was asked to design a lighting strategy within a National Landscape area (formerly known as Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty) Using warm white LED luminaires with integral LED optics to prevent backlight, mounted on reduced height columns, switched via […]

Lighting Impact Assessment

Lighting Calculation

A picture is worth a thousand words… or so the saying goes… At SHD, our design team is continually looking at ways in which we can improve the services we provide for clients. The client provided the 3D model, which we then converted and imported into the lighting calculation package. We then added the proposed […]

Do you need a lighting impact assessment?

lighting impact assessment

Our design team were out and about yesterday carrying out a lighting impact assessment, in North Yorkshire. We carried out a site survey for a large equestrian arena and car park to record baseline conditions for all the external lighting. Site visits are important when carrying out lighting impact assessments, as we were able to […]

Do I need a street lighting design consultant?

Lighting Design Consultant

The answer is no, but also yes. Let me explain… You’re working on a project that you are budgeting for and need to factor in the street lighting designs and installation costs. There are lots of companies who will provide you with a lighting calculation service for free!! This is an obvious choice when trying […]

Section 38 Lighting Design

Section 38 Street Lighting Design

The design team at SHD Lighting Consultancy has completed another Section 38 lighting design for a new housing development for a client. A new housing development of 60 plots required a street lighting design to adoptable local authority standards, with careful consideration required for bats and biodiversity that were identified in ecology reports. The spine […]

New guidance from the ILP

ILP GN08/23

Today we have got our hands on Guidance Note 08/23, published by The Institution of Lighting Professionals and Bat Conservation Trust. This guidance note replaces GN08/18 and provides recommendations on what a competent lighting design should have considered when there are biodiversity issues.


3D Lighting Design Render

Read all about it New Website We are proud to launch our new website, which still provides information on all the lighting design and consultancy services we provided across the UK, but in a much needed refreshed look and easy to navigate pages.

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