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Streetlight too bright

Reported in the Street lighting category by Michael Joyce at 09:13, Wed 22 August 2018

Sent to Tower Hamlets Borough Council 2 minutes later

Streetlight directly in front of the entrance to Tesco. Number between V1511 and V1513 (based on surrounding lights, no number on this light)

We suspect this streetlight was previously deactivated due to its proximity to windows of surrounding flats (the streetlight has clearly been there longer than the flats). However, the light has just been switched back on for no reason and the bulb replaced with a very bright LED!

This new bulb is less than 2 meters from some bedroom windows and balconies.

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  • The council said that because the model of streetlight is no longer in production, they cannot get a lightshield for this model. So if we want a light shield installed on the back of the streetlight, then we would have to pay for a brand new streetlight ourselves.

    Posted by Michael Joyce at 10:20, Wed 19 September 2018
    Still open, via questionnaire

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