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BS 5489-1 Code of Practice for the Design of Road Lighting Released
- Published: Tuesday, 05 March 2013 09:23
BS 5489-1:2013 is a revision of the British Standard for road lighting design that provides additional guidance to the BS EN 13201 series.
This document applies to all lighting professionals in the UK that work in local government, large engineering companies, and lighting manufacturers and consultancies.
It provides specific guidance on selecting lighting classes that will help you design more energy efficient road lighting schemes and gives recommendations for general principles of road lighting including aesthetic, technical aspects, operation and maintenance.
This standard considers the design of lighting for all types of highways, public thoroughfares, pedestrian and cyclists subways as well as bridges. Whilst also covering the design of lighting for urban centres and public amenity areas, aerodromes, railways, coastal waters, harbours and navigable waterways.