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Are Your Hanging Baskets Structurally Safe?

Are Your Hanging Baskets Structurally Safe?

Electrical Testing Ltd covers the street lighting network across the United Kingdom. Assessing in excess of 500,000 street lights annually. Approving their use for the erection of attachments such as hanging baskets, ensuring compliance to a BS EN40 design.

To determine if your lighting columns can withstand the additional load of a hanging basket it is recommended that you complete a structural test with a design demonstrating compliance to BSEN40. In conjunction with our patented dipstik® structural assessment, a detailed calculation is completed so that it is possible to identify a columns’ strength. Thus averting the potential for catastrophic collapse due to column overload.

Are your hanging baskets structurally safe?

Every responsible agency is aware of the danger posed by unsound street lighting columns. Column corrosion can occur where it can’t be seen, below ground. If you are an asset owner (such as a parish or district council) or responsible for a lighting scheme supporting hanging baskets then we recommend acting now.

Call before 31st March to guarantee your EN40 design testing for Spring.

Visit our BSEN40 page to learn more. Complete the form and we will get in touch with you to discuss your options.

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