Decision details

LED street lighting on Residential Highway Network

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The delivery of LED street lighting on the strategic road network has successfully supported reduction in energy consumption and in Cardiff’s Carbon Footprint. 


The implementation of a residential pilot in Radyr show there are limited concerns relating to LED street lighting in residential areas.


The developing an ‘invest to save’ project residential LED street lighting provides further opportunities to reduce energy consumption and Cardiff’s Carbon Footprint.


The linking of LED street lighting to a Central Management System allows the implementation of SMART infrastructure.  The report will identify the benefits and opportunities associated with SMART infrastructure for future projects.   





1.            the proposed procurement process to commission a Works contract to deliver LED street lighting for the residential highway network as set out in the body of the report be approved and


2.            authority be delegated to the Director of Planning, Transport and Environment, subject to consultation with the Cabinet Member for Finance, Modernisation and Performance and the Cabinet Member Strategic Planning and Transport, to deal with all aspects of the procurement process (including approving the evaluation criteria to be used and authorising the award of the proposed contract) and all ancillary matters pertaining to the procurement.



Publication date: 17/05/2019

Date of decision: 16/05/2019

Decided at meeting: 16/05/2019 - Cabinet

Effeithiol O: 30/05/2019

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