The Elizabeth Line Light box was created by Designplan for the Crossrail project, now known as the Elizabeth Line which is an accessible route of 40 stations from Reading and Heathrow in the west to Shenfield and Abbey Wood in the east. Designplan were asked to look at the platform lighting in 2013. “The architect […]
Hammersmith Police Station underwent a multimillion major refurbishment in 2020. The project involved the complete refurbishment of a Grade II listed building. This included a new adjoining 30 cell detention suite. Designplan was specified to supply a variety of our Home Office approved luminaires. These products were fitted throughout the interior and exterior of the […]
Lighting for rail maintenance pits presents several unique challenges. Both in terms of application-specific lighting requirements and the environment in which the luminaires are installed. We have worked closely with industry stakeholders, including Network Rail, consultant engineers and contractors to develop the Redoubt pit light. The main lighting considerations we were asked to take in […]
We are proud to have supplied our specially designed secure health luminaires to the secure health unit at the Foss Park Hospital in York. Luminaires specified included Basilica, Bedhead AL and RDL AL G2 which incorporate rounded corners to help prevent self-harming as a ligature can not be attached. The Basilica, Bedhead AL and RDL […]
Designplan were approached by Salford City Council to propose a colour change scheme for Trinity Way subway that would promote the city and encourage people to use an underpass that provides access to 375 new homes. Designplan were challenged to provide a solution that could use the existing cabling and infrastructure. The Flair Micro was […]
Haynes Park Court consists of two tower blocks which were desperately in need of modernisation. The existing lighting had created a safety concern for the residents with dark stairwells and bleak corridors. Our brief was to replace light fittings on a point for point basis to minimise disruption, improve safety and lower running costs for […]
Broadmoor, opened in 1863, is a highsecurity psychiatric hospital. It provides a specialist service assessing and treating men, from the south of England, who have serious mental health or personality disorders. The main aim of Broadmoor Hospital Redevelopment (BHR) is to modernise living conditions, upgrade service user facilities and improve working conditions. BHR has been […]
The redevelopment of London Bridge Station was part of the government’s £7bn Thameslink programme. It involves a major track upgrade, a new rail underpass with platforms being widened and extended to handle a 30% increase in trains. Designplan worked closely with the contractor, NG Bailey, and the consultant, WSP, to minimise the artificial lighting in […]
HMP Berwyn, the UK’s first 100% LED prison, is a 21st century rehabilitative establishment accommodating 2,106 category C men. Every man works or is involved in vocational training, except those who are retired. Designplan’s Curve VR luminaire is installed in all 34 classrooms and the library. These reinforced ceiling mounted fittings provide a safe yet […]
Prisons can be challenging environments from a lighting perspective, as luminaires need to be robust, reliable, impact-, tamper- and attack-resistant, prevent inmates from self-harming and be easy to maintain.
We are proud to have supplied a bespoke DMX lighting control solution for the control of RGBW luminaires. This creates a vibrant and welcoming space within Hankinson Way’s urban environment. For more information on our RGBW lighting control capability CLICK HERE You can also connect with Designplan on LinkedIn. Subscribe to our mailing list for ongoing updates.
Designplan’s Australian sister company, Eagle Lighting, were appointed to provide lighting for The Grampians Therapeutic Community – the first state-funded purpose-built alcohol and drug residential service in Victoria. The facility houses 20 dedicated residential rehab beds, taking in 80 service users a year. The facility will lead to reduced waiting times and improved treatment outcomes […]