Well, its been a while since we completed this, but in July 2016, the heritage lamp posts were installed. Residents can now enjoy this street, with lighting that is sympathetic to the architecture of the area. We even made a saving against the initial cost estimate, so have offered to return a portion of … More Completion
We are delighted that the residents of Cambridge Road, Birmingham B13 have “crowd funded” to install Heritage lamp posts for our road. People have been asking us why we did this. The answer is simple; we love where we live. We were not content with grumbling, so we “got off our sofas” to make a difference. … More Bionic Birmingham crowd fund target met
The residents of Cambridge Road have joined together with Birmingham City Council to create a crowd funding project to improve our local environment. The Council is replacing the street lamp posts and lanterns as part of a city wide refurbishment programme. The standard lamp post is a design that residents feel does not suit the Victorian architecture … More Local civic crowdfund for heritage lamp posts underway
The Council advises that the proposed locations for Cambridge Road B13 lamp posts are as sheen in the following diagram: Blanking plates are also available for the lamps.
This is the shield for the large Abbey lantern. The supplier advises “it is a 50% Shield covering the top half of the panel ONLY as this captures the light distribution from the lamp fitted”. We think this means it will blank most of the light from reaching front rooms and gardens, while still letting some … More Blanking Plate for Urbis Abbey Lantern
This is a web site for the Residents of Cambridge Road, B13. In future, we may discuss many things here, but right now we are starting with the Lamp Posts. Many of us have been trying to talk with the Council and their contractor, Amey, about getting some suitable street lighting for the road We do … More Cambridge Road Lamp Posts