Village of ChelfordVillage of ChelfordChelford Village
Chelford Village
Mon 22nd Oct 2018Chelford Village weather - Partly cloudyPartly cloudy 12°C
Street light

Upgrade to Street Lighting

Home » Newsroom » Upgrade to Street Lighting

Cheshire East Council has successfully secured funding for major improvements to the Borough's street lights.

The Council is set to invest more than £7m in 2015/16 to upgrade over 11,000 street lights using the latest light-emitting diode (LED) technology.

It will also replace nearly 2,500 columns that have reached the end of their serviceable life.

The money is coming from Salix Finance, which works with public sector organisations to reduce energy costs and carbon emissions.

Salix provides interest-free loans with repayments covered from the energy savings achieved by the project.

Paul Traynor, strategic commissioning manager for highways at Cheshire East Council, said: "The Council has a duty to look at all options to reduce its carbon emissions and to tackle increasing energy costs.

"Upgrading existing lanterns to LED will not only reduce our carbon emissions but will also deliver a better quality of light for residents, cut ongoing maintenance costs and significantly reduce our energy bills."

Editor's comment: The question is, will Chelford get any of this? Watch this space for illumination

editor's pickAlso in the news

Spring station 4
Chelford Webteam: 03/10/2018

Thank you very much to everyone who responded to the opinion survey on the possible future use of Chelford Station building. The funding for this feasibility study is provided by Northern and we are very grateful for their support.The...

Connecting Chelford visit5
Chelford Webteam: 01/10/2018

First 'Connecting Chelford' outing — tea and singing with Chelford BrowniesVisitors from Connecting Chelford were entertained with tea, home-made cakes and singing by Chelford Brownies on September 25th.Six Brownies took the...

post-office-logo_eng-cropped-jpeg
Chelford Webteam: 01/10/2018

Consultation On Chelford Post OfficeIf you wish to comment on the future of Chelford Post Office, please follow the link in the letter belowDear Sir/MadamWe're writing to let you know about some changes to the above Post...

© 2007 - 2018 Chelford Village Community Website