GE Lighting completes Tower Bridge refurb
GE Lighting’s extensive refurbishment of parts of the lighting on London’s Tower Bridge has been officially unveiled.
More than 2km of GE Lighting’s Tetra Contour architectural LED lighting has been used on the bridge’s stone and metal work in addition to 90W LED Floodlights and a range of other lamps and fixtures.
The upgrade includes a control system that enables changes to the mood of the lighting to suit different occasions.
“We are incredibly proud to have been involved with the lighting scheme at Tower Bridge,” said Phil Marshall, GE Lighting EMEA president and CEO.
“As a London 2012 Sustainability Partner and London 2012 sponsor, GE is excited to have successfully contributed to the future of Tower Bridge and to London’s sustainability commitments.”
The new lighting system has been completed in time for the Queen’s Jubilee celebrations and the London 2012 Olympics.
London Mayor Boris Johnson said: “This city is going to be watched by the world and this grand old lady of London, one of our best loved landmarks, is now set to play a sparkling role in the celebrations. But what’s more, this is another lasting legacy stemming from the Games which will benefit the city for decades.”
You can see a before and after image at the side of this story.
This is the second such scheme to be completed on Tower Bridge in preparation for the Queen’s Jubilee celebrations and the London 2012 Olympics. Click here to read about DW Windsor’s refurbishment of the Tower Bridge lanterns.