Freedom of information response

Street lights

Publication date: 
Thursday 9 July 2020
Request: 
  1. How many street lights is your council currently responsible for in 2020 and how many in 2011?
  2. Does your council currently switch-off street lights for the whole time during the night i.e. from last light to first light? If so, how many lights are switched off
  3. Does your council currently switch-off street lights for a period of time during the night i.e. for a set number of hours each night? If so, how many lights are switched off?
  4. Does your council currently dim street lights for during the night? If so, how many lights are dimmed?
  5. Is your council planning to switch off or dim street lights in the future?
Response: 

1a 2020: 16,966 (only those maintained by Highways)

1b 2011: Unavailable

2. No

3. No

4. No

5. No plans for switching off but if data shows feasibility dimming may be explored in the future

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Request reference:
FOI 10051