Street Lighting

Street Lighting

Please be aware that the Town Council is not responsible for any street lights within the town.

Street Lighting now has it’s own page HERE with large versions of the map etc.

In April 2016, Lincolnshire County Council (LCC) began a streetlight transformation programme, in a bid to save £1.7m per year from the £5m annual streetlighting budget. As a result of the changes, around 42,000 streetlights, mainly in residential areas, are now switched off between midnight and 6am.

LCC is now carrying out a formal review into the impact of part-night lighting, looking at topics including:

  • the environment
  • crime rates
  • fears about safety and crime
  • emergency services
  • health and public health services
  • the impact on businesses and the night time economy

As part of this process LCC is asking residents to share any feedback, both positive and negative, in relation to the impact of the introduction of part night streetlighting.

All feedback received will be taken into consideration. However, the available streetlighting budget does not allow for a wholesale reversal of the changes.

To complete the online survey, visit www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/streetlighting or e-mail scrutiny@lincolnshire.gov.uk or write to Democratic Services, Lincolnshire County Council, County Offices, Newland, Lincoln, LN1 1YL

The deadline for responses is 5pm on Friday 5th January.

 

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