Maintaining the overall look and feel of heritage lighting can be seen as both an art and a science; the lantern, column and embellishments have to remain authentic, yet comply with all the current lighting standards.
DW Windsor has perfected this balance over a number of years to become one of the strongest in the industry.
Effective, respectful restoration involves all the traditional craftsmanship and skill that went into the product's original creation. However, making a vintage luminaire meet modern performance and quality standards calls for a whole new set of talents: the design ingenuity and technical expertise to build the latest optics and electrical components into housings originally designed for a very different, less demanding age.
There are plenty of companies capable of 'tidying up' worn and weathered columns and lanterns. We prefer a hands-on approach with real involvement, which can mean deconstructing each piece of equipment, rebuilding, re-engineering and sensitively recreating a product as good as new or better.
Having often worked with English Heritage, we take the responsibility of preserving important parts of the nation's architectural legacy very seriously, ensuring every detail is as historically authentic as it is technically excellent.
Tower Bridge, London
Refurbishment improves lighting performance and reduces energy consumption of luminaires on the iconic Tower Bridge