Transport

MANCHESTER Airport’s £1 billion transformation programme has included a major overhaul of its lighting control technology. The huge project is designed to turn the airport into a world-class hub by significantly enhancing and expanding its facilities.  The plan involves extending the airport’s Terminal 2 building to be more than double its size.  This includes a...
Lighting Industry

DOWNLIGHT specialist AlphaLED is to close its factory in Manchester, citing ‘economic uncertainty’ and axing many of its products. The company, owned by Canadian LED lighting maker Lumenpulse, will cease manufacturing its once highly-popular range at the Trafford Park plant on 31 December. In a statement, the firm said: ‘It is with heavy hearts that...
Healthcare

WHITECROFT Lighting has won the contract to supply bed-head luminaires for the NHS emergency field hospitals outside London. The company is supplying 7,500 specially modified linear fittings to a total of 10 sites across the UK, including in temporary facilities in Cardiff, Glasgow and Harrogate. It has already delivered to the NHS Nightingale North West...