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    A new LED solution lights the

    Heritage lanterns of Stratford-upon-Avon

    TrueForce LED Road – the perfect-fit LED replacement for HID lamps

    Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom


    See how TrueForce LED Road lights have become the perfect fit for the HID lamp replacement of the Heritage lanterns in the medieval market town of Stratford-upon-Avon.

    Street lights illuminating a house in Stratford-upon-Avon

    We were confident using

    a Philips lamp

    that we were getting a top product but TrueForce has exceeded our expectations.”


    -Mike Cunningham, Street lighting Manager, Warwickshire County Council

    Philips TrueForce lamp in use close-in

    Customer challenge


    As the 16th-century birthplace of William Shakespeare, Stratford-upon-Avon, has many Heritage lanterns which were not upgraded to LED because of the concern that the structural integrity of the lanterns would not be maintained.

    Stratford-upon-Avon at night

    The right lighting


    Philips TrueForce LED lamps were selected, as they offer a like for like replacement into the existing lantern using the existing optic to photometrically replace the SON-T & CDO-TT lamps. 


    Warwickshire County Council replaced all Heritage & Beta 5 lanterns with Philips TrueForce and got all the benefits of the LED solution. Those include energy-efficiency, long lifetime and instant savings which will lead to more than halved energy usage and a less than two years payback period on the installation.

    Stratford-upon-Avon illuminated by its Heritage lanterns
      Philips MASTER - LED HID SON-T lamps are an easy LED solution with a short payback period to replace High-Intensity Discharge (HID) and High-Pressure Sodium (SON) lamps. MASTER – L...

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