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Street Lighting - Relevant Standards
The contractor shall comply in all respects with the following Statutory Requirements, Codes of Practice and Specifications together with any subsequent revisions, amendments and other Standards or Documents referred to therein.
All design, equipment specification and installation work shall comply with the standards indicated below:
- Highway Standards to the extent that they relate to Powered Apparatus
- European and British Standards for road lighting, using the classes set out in this Appendix:
- BS 7671 for the requirements of electrical installations
- BS EN 14001 for Environmental Management
- BS EN 40 for lighting columns as follows:
- BS EN 40-1: 1992 – Part 1: Definitions and terms
- BS EN 40-2: 2004 – Part 2: General requirements and dimensions
- BS EN 40-3-1: 2000 – Part 3-1: Design and verification – Specification for characteristic loads, including the particular requirements set out below:
- All 6m and 7m Lighting Columns shall be designed to meet the requirements of a Terrain Category III. 8m, 10m and 12m Lighting Columns shall be designed to meet the requirements of a Terrain Category II.
- All Lighting Columns shall be designed to have a 10-minute mean wind velocity of 22m/s adjusted for an altitude above sea level of 132m.
- Design of Lighting Columns to facilitate Attachments shall be as specified in Appendix 13/72 clause 3.2
- BS EN 40-3-2: 2000 – Part 3-2: Design and verification – Verification by testing.
- BS EN 40-3-3: 2003 – Part 3-3: Design and verification – Verification by calculation, except that:
- Fatigue calculations shall be in accordance with BD 94/07 and the design life shall be taken as 30 years for the purposes of this calculation.
- BS EN 40-5: 2002 – Part 5: Requirements for steel lighting columns
- For luminaires:
- For Illuminated Traffic Signs and Illuminated Traffic Bollards:
- BS EN 12899-1: 2007 – Fixed, vertical road traffic signs: Part 1: Fixed signs
- BS EN 12899-2: 2007 - Fixed, vertical road traffic signs: Part 2: Transilluminated traffic bollards
- BS EN 12899-1:2007, BS EN 12899-2:2007 and BS EN 8442:2006 Miscellaneous road traffic signs and devices. Requirements and test methods, insofar as relevant to belisha beacons, centre island beacons, flashing school warning signs and the external illumination of traffic signs
- BS 873-6:1983 - Road traffic signs and internally illuminated bollards. Specification for retroreflective and non-retroreflective signs.
- For ingress protection, BS EN 60529: 1992 – Specification for degrees of protection provided by enclosures (IP code):
- Class IP 6x for the optical compartment of Street Lighting luminaires and floodlights and the base unit of Illuminated Traffic Bollards.
- Class IP 5x for the optical compartment of luminaires for Illuminated Traffic Signs including transilluminated signs
- Institution of Lighting Professionals Technical Reports and Guidance notes
- Institution of Lighting Professionals Codes of Practice
- Institution of Lighting Professionals Guidance for the Reduction of Lighting Pollution
- ADEPT (Formally known as the County Surveyors Society) Road Lighting Maintenance Code of Good Practice
- Well lit Highways – Code of Practice for Highway Lighting Management
And all other relevant standards, codes of practice, government and national policies, industry guidelines and good industry practice relating to any Powered Apparatus and all successor standards, publications of or to the above mentioned Relevant Lighting Standards
Index of Relevant Pages
- General Introduction
- Adoption and Accrual
- British Standards
- Commuted Maintenance Payments
- Design and Installation Considerations
- Electrical Equipment for Road Lighting
- Electrical Equipment for Traffic Signs
- Electrical Inspection and Testing Certificate 'Type A'
- Electrical Inspection and Testing Certificate 'Type B'
- Electrical Inspection and Testing Procedures
- Energy Supply
- Fault Reporting
- Light Pollution and Nuisance
- Lighting and other Design Considerations
- Lighting Levels
- Location of Lighting Units and Feeder Pillars
- Manholes, Catchpits, Inspection Chambers and Draw Pits
- Protection of Steelwork Against Corrosion
- Relevant Standards
- Road Lighting Columns and Brackets
- Service Duct Requirements
- Site Records and Data Sets
- Standard Specifications
- Surface Treatment of the Lighting Columns
- Technical Approval
- Traffic Safety and Management
- Traffic Signs
- Private Development Section Home Page
- Adoption of Highways
- Agreements under Section 278
- Bond (Surety)
- Considerate Contractors Scheme
- Contact Us
- Creation of New Public Highways (Section 38 Agreement)
- Development Permits
- Environmental Protection
- Highway Design and Technical Approval
- Highway Lighting
- Highway Safety
- Road Making (Costs)
- Safety Audits
- Site Inspection
- Technical Documents
- Traffic Regulation Orders
- Works Notices and Traffic Management during the Works