Impact testing – raising the bar

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At Designplan we have developed a reputation for robust lighting which is designed to last. One way we achieve this is by testing our fittings beyond the requirements of EN 62262. This standard measures the joules of energy a luminaire can resist, issuing an IK performance rating. The IK impact test involves releasing a weight, attached to a pendulum, from a … Read More

TransCityRail North 4th October 2018

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If you are responsible for specifying lighting for any rail project then come and visit us at our stand at TransCityRail North.  As the market leading lighting supplier for transport, Designplan has worked on some of the most prestigious projects in the UK. We have installed our platform light box in many of the stations for Crossrail and the concourse ... Read More

National Custody Seminar, 11th & 12th September

Claire McCarthyNews UK

In a custodial environment you need peace of mind. With a wide range of Ministry of Justice approved luminaires and bespoke products, you can be assured that we have a solution for all custodial lighting applications. If you are attending the National Custody Seminar at De Vere Hotel, Daventry come along and see us in the County Foyer where we can demonstrate a ... Read More

Lighting London Bridge Station

Claire McCarthyNews UK

The refurbishment of London Bridge Station has been one of the most complex and ambitious rail station projects in the UK.  Designplan are proud to have been one of the lighting suppliers in the redevelopment of this 180-year-old station and are featured in the July/August edition of Lighting Journal.  The 'London Calling' article focuses on Network Rail's Thameslink upgrade of this ... Read More

Housing Asset Management Conference

Caragh BarryNews UK

Designplan Lighting is one of the sponsors for the Housing Asset Management Conference at Old Trafford on Thursday 19th July. We are also exhibiting at this event so please come and visit us at our stand where we are displaying our range of LED social housing luminaires - Quadrant, QuadEvo and Miniquad. We can explain how upgrading existing Quadrant installations ... Read More

Luminaires create a more therapeutic setting

Claire McCarthyNews UK

We were appointed to design and commission a lighting system for Juniper Ward, an acute adult male and female psychiatric facility.  Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership were keen to create a calm and more therapeutic setting to improve patient recovery.  The Basilica Tuneable White, incorporating new lighting technology, was chosen as it is designed to mimic our circadian rhythm and regulates our body ... Read More

Designplan featured in HefmA Pulse Magazine

Claire McCarthyNews UK

We are featured in this month's edition of HefmA Pulse Magazine focusing on the importance of the development of modern lighting solutions in hospitals.  Lee McCarthy our Technical Applications Director discusses the necessary considerations in relation to the Mental Health Sector.  Lee explains how our new lighting technology enhances the environment; making it a more pleasant place for staff to work and how light can help with the ... Read More

Our Technical Services team

Caragh BarryNews UK

Our technical sales team is a resource highly valued by our customers. With a wealth of experience in creating lighting designs for a variety of projects and sectors, they can model your building virtually and recommend a combination of Designplan products to suit your needs. They can also work closely with you to alter our existing fittings to create the ... Read More

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Design in Mental Health Exhibition

Claire McCarthyNews UK

Come visit us on stand 411 at the Design in Mental Health Exhibition where we can demonstrate our Basilica Tuneable White luminaire.  This innovative luminaire helps to create a calmer and relaxing environment for service users by helping to bring daylight indoors.  Short listed for 'The Design in Mental Health Product Innovation Award', Basilica has an anti-ligature design with removable gear ... Read More