Old meets 'Old'
Bedford Borough has embarked on a programme to inspect all of its 14,000 columns and replace where considered to be in poor condition. Along with the column inspections LED lighting is being installed across the Borough. The scheme is due to be completed by 2018
This Example on Albany Road sees an original 'Castie' being replaced by a modern LED heritage lantern
Various description Updates made within photo albums where lanterns have replaced 'Survivors'
Bedford Replacement Scheme pages updated
Bedford still has some streets where no replacements have been made in the last 20 years or so with al lighting remaining Mercury. I have started a list below which I intend to remove any streets where non MBF lighting is installed whether by casual or mass replacements.
with the LED replacement programme in place it is likely that any remaining 'merc' stock will be removed in the coming months.
Some 'Merc's still survive in 2017 but are on streets where other installations have crept in
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