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Any work that could affect street lighting or illuminated street furniture must be notified to the Street Lighting Manager by emailing the Highways Management team.

We visually check all lighting points at night once a week and where possible undertake repairs immediately. Otherwise we endeavour to complete the repair within two days. However, if there is an electricity supply failure we are dependent on the local supplier, UK Power Networks, for supply restoration.​

​​The City of London has unique powers to affix street lights to buildings. Lighting columns are therefore rarely needed and street clutter is greatly reduced.

'White light' is used throughout the City and we are increasingly utilising new LED lighting technology to provide high quality lighting at significantly reduced energy and maintenance cost.

We floodlight five river bridges:

and many of the City's famous public buildings, including:

13 May 2012
Last Modified:
13 May 2019