Our Garda LED illuminated handrail presented the ideal task-lighting solution.
Providing a powerful lighting performance and superb uniformity through its unique glare-free asymmetric beam (the prismatic lens & reflectors face directly downwards without being angled- as many competing products), Garda has completely transformed the previously dark and unwelcoming steps.
Offering a high quality contemporary, grade 316 stainless steel design, we delivered a unique turn-key solution, from design and manufacture to install – assisted by consultant and contractor Westminster Transerv.
The LED lighting modules are vandal resistant, exploiting tamper-resistant fastenings, impact resistant (IK10) polycarbonate lenses and are water-proof to IP66. Garda provides a neutral 4000K/CRI 75 colour temperature and in excess of 60,000 hours service life.
DW Windsor Project Manager Rob Brookes commented:
Ensuring a smooth transition and ease of installation was key. As a result of the bespoke nature of the scheme, including acute angles and ageing brickwork, the Victorian stairwell proved testing at times. We overcame this by designing custom-made lengths, including a 100mm illuminated section to smoothly follow the contours of the wall. The resulting scheme begs the question whether integrating light into our architecture may become more commonplace in the future.