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Designs for Lighting

Designs for Lighting Ltd (DfL) is one of the leading independent exterior lighting and electrical design consultancies within the UK. We ensure that quality is an uncompromising principle of the works we deliver for our clients. Our staff are the key to this and we pride ourselves on ensuring that they have the skills, experience, competence and qualifications to deliver optimised lighting design solutions. The management team led by Alistair Scott are all qualified to MILP and CEng or IEng. All other staff are at or working towards this level which ensures DfL remain at the forefront of lighting consultancy and allows us to continually bring innovation to the market.

Lighting Team

The 16-strong team has extensive knowledge in all aspects of exterior lighting design, from concept through to completion. Our works often start with consultation on the scoping of the project to fully understand your requirements and to assist you in determining the cost/benefit ratio that the solution might offer over the life-cycle; this allows us to work with you to build a whole project cost picture to allow informed decisions on your project. We can also provide you with onsite survey, inspection and independent commissioning services to ensure highest levels of quality are maintained through the whole project cycle.


This collaborative approach aligned with the close ties to local authorities, industry bodies, manufacturers and contractors allows us to ensure all projects are cost effective and the highest quality lighting solutions for the whole life cycle of the works. The design team is expertly placed to be able to offer all aspects of engineering solutions for lighting. Our core skill sets include:

  • Highway lighting design (including tunnels)
  • Architectural lighting design
  • Exterior lighting design (sports / amenity / industrial)
  • Light impact assessments
  • Invest to Save projects
  • Lighting specifications & assistance with procurement contracts
  • Smart Cities & CMS advice
  • Lighting Asset Management & Independent Certification
  • Expert Witness
  • Lighting contract / project management

Designs for Lighting are committed to working with clients to offer solutions that align with the client’s needs and are always happy to support all types of works from single column relocations to large scale lighting replacement programmes and term maintenance contracts.

If you would like to discuss any elements of your project with Designs for Lighting please call the office and speak with Andrew Longman – Managing Director or Richard Jackson – Executive Director on 01962 855080. Alternatively you can email them at or

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The ILP seeks to be as inclusive as possible, so if you have any concerns about applying for membership / attending our Exterior Lighting Diploma courses, LDC local events or our one-day courses for whatever reason please let us know and we will try to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that you can fully engage with the ILP.