Upgrading the lighting in Hyde Park

Project Status: Open for feedback

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Why we’re doing this

This upgrade will help keep the area safe and accessible for the thousands of visitors who enjoy the park and is part of the Hyde Park masterplan improvement works.

What we’re doing

This upgrade will:

  • replace old lighting with new fixtures and warm light LEDs to reduce energy consumption. The light poles will be designed to resemble the existing light pole silhouette to retain the heritage park character and will be constructed of sustainable aluminium.
  • simplify the lighting in the lawn areas with a reduced number of mast lights providing a wash of light for safety and night-time events.
  • allow us to better meter, monitor and manage the Hyde Park lighting network.
  • upgrade the power supply in Hyde Park and add new meters. New power bollards will be located in discreet locations to allow events to access power safely.
Hyde Park lighting and power upgrade
Central Avenue lighting
Secondary path lighting
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How you can give feedback

Consultation closes at 5pm on Wednesday 10 November 2021.

Feedback may be published in publicly available reports at the end of the consultation period. Your name or organisation's name may appear in these reports with your feedback attributed. If you would like your feedback to be kept confidential, please let us know when making your contribution.