Our trained team assess the impact existing lighting and lighting design have on residential and ecological areas surrounding the lighting location. We work with local authorities, developers, consultants, architectural practices and manufacturers, offering structured, efficient and cost-effective solutions to deliver the best possible outcome for our clients.
No matter the stage of your planning application, our lighting team can help support you at each step of the process.
Pre-app – We provide scoping documents and advice within the early stages of the project to any unwanted surprises as the project progresses.
Constraint plan – Using a redline boundary, our team can produce a potential constraint plan that considers both existing lighting or potential light-sensitive residential or ecological areas surrounding the proposed site.
Site visits – Our lighting surveys are undertaken in compliance with the Institute of Lighting Professionals (ILP) lighting guidance, using a high-spec calibrated lux meter at a range of points surrounding the location. These are taken during the hours of darkness to establish existing baseline lighting levels to evaluate which environmental zone the project is located within.
Environmental Lighting Planning reports - To complete a Lighting Impact Assessment, we will undertake the following tasks:
Discharge of Conditions – We have vast experience in discharging conditions, working with the client and external bodies to achieve the best outcome.
MEC Consulting Group Ltd
The Old Chapel
Tel: 01530 264753
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