Continuous Improvement at Designplan

Designplan is committed to continuous improvement. We also recognise the efforts of our team through our annual Kaizen award. Kaizen is Japanese for “change for better”. This mindset encompasses how we work at Designplan. Congratulations go to our 2021 Kaizen award winner Ramona Vasilica who redeveloped the packaging of our Quadrant fitting. Ramona was able […]

Trackline – Our new bollard for rail sidings

Trackline has been designed specifically for driver walkways in rail sidings. Therefore ensuring safe wayfinding for rail operators by providing carefully controlled light from a weatherproof and highly vandal resistant product. Upward light has been eliminated. Therefore making this an environmentally friendly choice and carefully controlled performance minimises obtrusive light into neighbouring properties. With light […]

Hammersmith Police Station

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 to Hammersmith Police Station. These products were fitted throughout the interior […]

New luminaires available now

We are delighted to announce the launch of four new luminaires. They are designed to withstand the test of time, going through stringent in house testing and ensuring they meet all relevant standards. Luminaires include Trackline, Arculus, Aztec G2 and Quadratum G2 Surface You can also connect with Designplan on LinkedIn. Subscribe to our mailing list for ongoing […]

Designplan luminaires are available quicker than you think

The standard and EM3 emergency versions of many of our top selling fittings are now available in just 2 weeks. Maximum order quantities apply. Luminaires include Basilica, Duomo, Mission, Monitor, Parkalux, Quadrant, QuadEvo, RDL G2, Tuscan and Zelos Wall For more information, call customer services on 020 8254 2020 or e-mail Designplan is open for business and […]

Designplan Phone Stand

Watch the video below to see how the phone stand was made. Every company has free giveaways, mostly in the form of stationary, mugs or a tote bag. However, when you have a fully functioning factory on site the expectation is and should be a little bit higher. Steel is the material that contributes greatly […]

Made in Britain

Since 1963 we have been designing and manufacturing vandal proof, weather resistant, robust lighting in Britain. Joining Made in Britain cements our proud heritage and gives our customers peace of mind that when they buy a luminaire from us, they know exactly where it was made. Made in Britain brings together the British manufacturing community, […]

Emergency lighting: who is responsible?

Up until 2005, most significant buildings were assessed against the fire precautions act and issued with fire certificates by local authorities. To a large extent, much of the onus of fire safety compliance therefore rested on the shoulders of those issuing the certificates. But in 2005 that all changed with the publication of the Regulatory […]