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A Framework for Road Lighting Success

Altitude Services has recently put in a successful bid to carry out work under the Cumbria Road Lighting Framework. This means we will be installing LED lanterns and lighting columns to improve street lighting in the area. The contract duration is 3 years plus and option to extend for a third year....
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Lighting For Your Parish

There are 9,000 town and parish councils in England and approximately 80% of them represent populations under 2,500. These parish councils have powers to provide some local facilities themselves, and these facilities can include lighting....
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Why is Lighting Important for Parks and Public Spaces?

Public spaces, including parks, are essential to modern life, especially in urban areas. For these open spaces to be welcoming, and to feel safe for people using them, they must be sufficiently well-lit....
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Is Your Warehouse Lighting Safe and Efficient?

Safety and efficiency are essential to effective warehouse working, and warehouse lighting has a pivotal role to play in helping to ensure both. Warehousing costs are a big part of overall logistics expenses, which makes efficiencies vital for helping customers improve their margins, and providing a competitive service. Lighting can account for 80% of a warehouse’s total energy bill....
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What is the Future of UK Street Lighting?

It is no understatement to say that street lighting is part of the fabric of civilisation. As early as 500 BC, a form of street lights was in use in Peking, using natural gas from volcano leaks channelled through bamboo pipes....
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How Does Lighting Make Car Parks Safer?

Car parks are an essential part of our infrastructure, whether they are used by commuters, by employees or for everyday shopping and leisure purposes. As such, car parks need to be as safe as possible for the people who use them....
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Is Electrical Testing Essential for Outdoor Lighting?

Electricity is essential, but it is also potentially dangerous, either when it is faulty or fails to function as expected. Consequently, electrical testing is a vital aspect of providing electrical services. This applies as much to outdoor lighting and infrastructure as it does to indoor systems....
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Is Fixed Cost Maintenance the Solution for External Lighting?

Lighting, like other facilities, is a business essential, but it can also sometimes feel like drain on resources....
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Why is Retro-reflectivity Testing Essential for Road Safety?

Just as we all age, so do traffic signs. They are subject to wear and tear and, being outdoors, they are constantly exposed to the elements. There can be obvious physical signs of deterioration, but they can also become less effective because they are no longer as retroreflective....
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Rob Westwood and Andrew Wrigley to join the Altitude Board of Directors

Altitude are delighted to welcome Rob and Andrew onto the Board of Directors....
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