A Season to remember
Monday 05 February, 2018
With the last of our festive lighting displays now safely back in our warehouses, it’s time to have a look back at what’s been our busiest ever Christmas Lighting season.
With over 60 displays installed, from Aberdeen to Cardiff and all points in between, it has taken a huge effort from the team to deliver these. Towns, cities, London’s West End, shopping centres, retail outlets and even our first private client installation.
With over 80 operatives working from late September through to the end of January, we have installed close to 3 million LED lights across the country.
Using our own in-house riggers, electricians, abseilers, tree climbers and engineers, the team uses a whole host of access machinery, from simple scissor lifts to 50m high cherry pickers. This means we can now take a few days to reflect on our achievements, before the task of refurbishment and cleaning begins.
The teams have been involved with all sorts of displays – from simple lamp column features through to half tonne gateway features installed over Oxford Circus.
We’ve also provided tree light dressing, light ceilings, ground mounted 3D features, along with hundreds of new eyebolts, electrical supplies and literally thousands of metres of catenary wire.
So what’s next?
It looks like 2018 is going to be another great year. Our City Dressing division is busy preparing for Chinese New Year, and will also be installing a whole range of flag and bunting displays across the UK for Prince Harry’s wedding celebrations in May. On top of this, we are working on new opportunities for the year ahead, as well as innovative designs for existing clients.