Decision details

Street Lighting Policy

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes




1.1.          Note the outcome of the pilot studies as set out in section 4.15 of this report.


1.2.          Agree to the introduction of the draft ‘Street Lighting Policy’ as summarised in Section 3 and Appendix A of this report.


1.3.          To formalise the trial running since 06 January 2022 and adopt the pilot regime of 50% reduction in light levels in residential streets between 7pm – 5am and 50% reduction along main traffic routes from Midnight – 5am.


1.4.          To delegate to officers to undertake further pilot studies within the framework of the draft Street Lighting Policy, to reduce energy consumption and C02 emissions from the street lighting infrastructure across the borough and report back to a future cabinet.

Publication date: 06/03/2023

Date of decision: 22/02/2023

Decided at meeting: 22/02/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 03/03/2023

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