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Gloucestershire, County Council,  United Kingdom


See how Philips installed plug and play street lighting for Gloucestershire Council.

Lighting Gloucestershire County Council

The good thing
about the

CityTouch connect application (app) is that a 10 year service plan is included in the price of the lantern”


- Street Lighting Manager Ken Pitt

Lighting Gloucestershire County Council

Customer challenge


In support of its policy of reducing costs, energy consumption and carbon emissions Gloucestershire County Council has been engaged in upgrading its street lighting in a phased roll-out programme.

Lighting Gloucestershire County Council

The right lighting 


The project involved replacing a mix of high and low pressure sodium lighting with Philips Iridium gen3 LED lanterns on a point-for-point basis. Each Iridium lantern is fitted with a wide street optic and delivers a 3000 lumen output with a 4000K neutral white colour temperature.


As standard, Iridium gen3 lanterns incorporate a communication module. This uses the public mobile network to connect directly to the CityTouch connect application (app) ‘out of the box’ as soon as the lantern is connected to the power supply, so that no further control commissioning is required. The seamless connection means no own maintenance effort is required. The reduction in installed electrical load will reduce the street lighting energy consumption in these areas by at least 50% and there will be additional savings through enhanced control. As well as providing dimming capabilities, the CityTouch connect application (app) provides interactive remote management, with information about each individual luminaire and precise energy metering.


"The other good thing about the CityTouch connect application (app) is that a 10 year service plan is included in the price of the lantern so there are no ongoing revenue costs. At a time when public spending is under pressure this makes budget management much easier for local authorities," Ken Pitt added.

  • Iridium gen3 LED Mini
    Iridium gen3 LED Mini
    Iridium gen3 is the first truly intelligent luminaire designed for seamless connectivity. No hassle in commissioning – just install the luminaire and control it from a distance thr...
    • Seamless connection from luminaire to CityTouch software without commissioning
    • ‘Plug & play’ installation in just three steps
    • High efficiency ensuring fast payback and low TCO

Gloucestershire County Council

The Team

Gloucestershire County Council

The Client

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