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If you have a LinkedIn page, why not follow us on there? We post regular updates on new products and case studies, sector and technical knowledge and events happening at Designplan. We also promote our most recent news and give an insight into the services we offer. To view our LinkedIn page please CLICK HERE.

Monitor II- For custodial cell areas

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Designplan has been the primary provider of lighting to police stations, courts and prisons for over thirty years and our Monitor II has been specified to protect both prisoner and staff from harm and is an MoJ approved luminaire for standard cell applications. The latest version of Monitor II that has just been launched comes with an energy efficient LED ... Read More

Ice cream for all!

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21st June 2017 As today was the hottest and longest day of the year, here at Designplan we had a special visitor to help us cool down with some well-deserved ice cream.

Updated product search filter

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We have made some changes to the product filters on our website. You can now search for a luminaire via its product type, IK and IP rating. You can also filter products by sector and if a luminaire is high temperature tested, anti-ligature designed or Section 12 compliant. By using these filters, our wide range of products will be narrowed ... Read More

Lighting St Enoch Station

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The lighting at St Enoch was designed with the intention of creating a synchronous effect throughout the public areas of the station. When lighting a subway station there are many factors to consider. The main objective is to ensure ease of passage to enable each service user to pass through the station swiftly and efficiently. Our lighting design incorporated subliminal ... Read More

Lighting solutions for Custodial applications

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Designplan has been the primary provider of lighting to UK police stations, prisons and courts, both privately and Ministry of Justice (MoJ) run for over 20 years. We have the widest range of approved standard and bespoke products available with a continual development programme to ensure all relevant standards and needs are met. Cells have limited space and often feature ... Read More

South Wales and West Country Area Sales Manager

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If you are based in South Wales and the West Country but you don't know who to contact, then Designplan would like to introduce you to your Area Sales Manager Michelle Tkachuk. Michelle has been at Designplan since January this year. If you have any queries or questions, please contact Michelle at michelle.tkachuk@designplan.co.uk or on 07753817794. Or you are on LinkedIn, follow ... Read More

Illuminating Crossrail platforms

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The project video of our involvement in the Crossrail project has now gone live! To watch this, please CLICK HERE. Crossrail in one of the largest infrastructure projects of its kind, currently being undertaken in Europe.  Designplan have supplied lighting solutions to several Elizabeth line stations including Canary Wharf, Bond Street, Liverpool Street, Tottenham Court Road, Whitechapel and Farringdon. "The architect had ... Read More

Visit our YouTube channel

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Designplan regularly post updates for our customers to read on Twitter and LinkedIn. But not only can you read about what we do at Designplan and our new products, if you view our YouTube channel, you can also see all this and more. Our channel includes: Introducing new products. Explaining IK ratings. Showing our excellent facilities. Demonstrating how to retrofit our ... Read More

IK ratings explained

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Our luminaires are known for their robustness and durability and this is due to their high IK ratings. An IK rating refers to how much mechanical impact a product can resist and is defined in IEC 62262. An average luminaire has an IK rating of 10, but our experience has taught us that IK10 is inadequate against the sort of ... Read More