RGBW Colour Control

Published September 23 Estimated reading time: 5 minutes RGBW colour control is now being requested more than ever for decorative or specialist lighting. RGBW Colour Control RGBW simply stands for red, green, blue and white. An RGBW luminaire allows lighting scenes to be created out of these colours. The white channel of the RGBW luminaire […]

Illuminating Our Prisons

Published August 23 Estimated reading time: 5 minutes Illuminating our prisons can be challenging as luminaires need to be robust, reliable, impact-, tamper- and attack-resistant, prevent inmates from self-harming and be easy to maintain. With our prison estate expanding, it is perhaps unsurprising that LED solutions are becoming increasingly attractive. Our Sales Director, Steve Tilling, […]

Illuminating Our Railways Sustainably

Published July 23 Estimated reading time: 5 minutes “The importance of good lighting on the rail network should not be underestimated” explains Simon Newcombe, our rail sector specialist. “It directly contributes to, and has a significant positive impact on, a passenger’s perception of security and safety. In my experience, sustainably designed lighting can promote feelings […]

HMP Wormwood Scrubs

Designplan are proud to have supplied both retrofit gear trays and full fittings to HMP Wormwood Scrubs. We worked very closely with GFSL (Gov. Facility Services Limited) and Oasis Electrical to ensure that the requirements for energy saving, reduced maintenance and improved quality of light were achieved. “I routinely receive feedback from visitors of how […]

Doha Metro

As part of the Qatar 2022 World Cup developments, Designplan worked with Fagerhult Middle East to supply our Misssion S12 luminaires to Doha Metro Red Line South. The Red Line tunnels are 38 kilometers in length and are designed around the London Underground S1085 Fire Safety specifications utilising low smoke, zero halogen cables and control […]

Birmingham New Street Station

In partnership with Q Sustain Ltd and Network Rail, Designplan Lighting upgraded the platform lighting at Birmingham New Street station to energy saving LED using our retrofit gear trays . Energy savings The new LED retrofit option has reduced power consumption to 30W, enabling a 40W/57% saving in energy per luminaire. As the luminaires are […]

Copenhagen Cityringen Metro

Cityringen Metro is a 15.5km underground circle line which was developed as an extension to the Copenhagen Metro. Copenhagen Cityringen was the first phase of the new metro system in Copenhagen in Denmark. The initial order for Designplan was to supply over 20 types of bespoke luminaires to 19 stations. With the total number of […]

Glasgow Queen Street Station

We’re proud to have our luminaires specified by Scotland’s third busiest railway station as part of a £120 million development programme. Our lighting helps create a contemporary feel internally and externally, providing high impact resistance and ingress protection where required. To ensure easy maintenance and technology upgrades our luminaires incorporate removeable LED gear trays ensuring […]

Whitechapel Elizabeth Line Station

Whitechapel Elizabeth Line station has been designed to fit seamlessly into the surrounding urban environment. We are incredibly proud to have supplied a variety of specially designed rail luminaires to this important transport hub. Our light fittings were specified as they are robustly constructed, long lasting, energy efficient and designed in accordance with the fire […]

Silkin Court

Silkin Court is a supported living facility, which required the external pathways between residents accommodation to be effectively illuminated to ensure resident safety. Our Zelos Bollard was chosen as it is robustly constructed, easy to maintain, energy efficient, has a high ingress protection rating and excellent light uniformity. An integral photocell increases the energy saving […]