Company Updates, New Product Releases and Also a Little Social

Listed Building Transformed Into a Modern Office, London

28 August 2015

This stunning Grade II listed Georgian house situated in Central London has been in use since the mid 19th century. The new owners envisaged this classic property to be turned into an exciting and fully functional office space.

High End Residential LED Kitchen Lighting

13 August 2015

We received an enquiry about Tobias Grau pendants from a private client in May this year. The client and his wife were interested in purchasing the LED pendants from  the high end German manufacturer Tobias Grau for their new kitchen.

Custom Length Linear Profile for a Reception Area

12 August 2015

299 Lighting have supplied lighting to schools and educational buildings before, but working on a start up private international school in London presented our team with few new challenges.

Bristol Water, Headquarters

11 August 2015

Bristol Water supplies drinking water to over 1 million residential and business customers in Bristol and the area stretching from Thornbury and Tetbury in the north to Glastonbury in the south.

41 Newton Street, Cyclefit Manchester

06 August 2015

Covent Garden’s  bike shop Cyclefit have been fitting riders  from everyday commuters, audax riders to the cyclists at professional level since 2002. This year, they opened their second bicycle shop in Manchester’s beautiful and inspiring Northern Quarter.

New for 2015: The Trinicy and Liquid Line in Our Lightnet Range

22 June 2015

We’re very excited to announce two new products from our Lightnet range, the Trinicy and Liquid Line. Two new beautiful feature lighting products, unique to the lighting industry.

RoadTech Training Room, Hertfordshire

05 June 2015

Earlier in 2015, we were approached directly by the client to help replace their lighting for their training room.

Lighting For a Secure Loading Bay

28 November 2014

We recently supplied lighting for a high security-loading bay in a financial district in London. A facilities manager of a large bank approached us with a brief to change the existing lighting for a more efficient alternative that would also reduce glare...

MOD Colchester Barracks, Essex

14 November 2014

Colchester Garrison is a major garrison located in Colchester, Essex. It has been an important military base since the Roman era and played a huge role in the Napoleonic wars.

Our New Bristol Office at 299 Lighting!

23 October 2014

Earlier on in the year, 299 Lighting embarked on a new adventure by moving into a new and modern office based in Brislington, Bristol. As a renowned lighting design and supply company, it was only right that we installed products from our high quality product ranges.

Building Lighting Regulations Explained

16 October 2014

There are a number of regulations for new and existing buildings to achieve high energy efficiency projects. With our wide range of high efficiency luminaires energy and maintenance costs can be reduced.

89 Great Eastern Street, London

15 October 2014

Wever & Ducre is a young and funky brand from Belgium. What better opportunity to use their products than in a circus inspired bar in Shoreditch?

Stay in Control: 299 Lighting Now Supplying Rako Controls

07 October 2014

As well as supplying a diverse range of high quality luminaires, 299 Lighting can now supply Rako control products for your projects.

Bad Lighting Drives Customers Out of Restaurants

11 September 2014

Believe it or not, bad lighting can effectively ruin a restaurant’s business.

The Meaning of BREEAM & SKA

05 September 2014

There are many terms and abbreviations that may be confusing when working on projects with other companies. As a Lighting design and supply company, we want our customers to feel in the know. If you’ve heard of BREEAM and SKA then you may need some clarification on what it means, please read on.

Bristol Is the European Green Capital for 2015

14 August 2014

Bristol is the European Green capital for 2015, an award to promote and reward efforts by cities that improve the environment.

Lack of LED Lighting in Retail

11 August 2014

According to building research body BRE, LED products still only account for a tiny proportion of lighting in retail. They estimate that LED products make up less than five percent of lighting in the sector. We look into why this is the case, as the use of LED’s can bring many benefits to the retail industry.

Why Acoustic Luminaires?

25 July 2014

If you didn’t receive this week’s newsletter, you will be delighted to know 299 Lighting are now supplying a sound absorbing luminaire range. These exciting new products from our German manufacturer Lightnet, are a solution to a high level of noise in open offices and public spaces.

The Chancellor's Building, University of Bath

27 May 2014

The Bristol branch of Hoare Lea consulting engineers contacted our office in the early summer of 2013 with the University of Bath project..

10-12 Emerald Street, London

06 May 2014

Earlier this year, we were approached by a developer who required lighting design and supply for an upcoming office refurbishment in London.

45 Pall Mall, London

30 April 2014

When we first heard about the opportunity to design and supply the lighting for no. 45 Pall Mall, we were buzzing with excitement. Being part of the design team on one of the streets featured on the Monopoly board does not happen to us every day!

LED Growth Vs Incandescent

24 April 2014

Do we truly understand why governments are pushing out incandescent bulbs and driving us to buy more expensive LED retrofits? Are we getting more value for money or are we falling for another marketing scam?

Future of Lighting? – Philips’ OneSpace

01 April 2014

Philips has now been named as one of the top 50 of most innovative companies for 2014 by Fast Company, but now they have released a new concept called ‘OneSpace’ which could allow them to climb the ladder even faster.

Durasafe, Singapore

06 March 2014

Durasafe is a fantastic safety wear retail company based in Singapore. They approached us with a very interesting project: to revitalise their warehouse shop with architectural lighting.

Helping You to Understand More About Lighting – CRI

25 February 2014

The best way to describe the CRI rating of a lamp, is its ability to light objects in a way that is as close to natural daylight as possible in order to create a true representation of colour. Listed below are the three defining features of good CRI;

Bryanston School, Dorset

12 February 2014

We were approached by Bryanston School in 2013 with a request to supply an energy efficient lighting solution that would be sympathetic to the architecture of the church.

20 Imperial Square, Cheltenham

01 January 2014

A renowned interior designer approached us with a lighting design for a new office in Cheltenham in December 2013. The client is a well established accounting company with offices in London and and now in Gloucestershire.

Stoke Paddock, Bristol

04 December 2013

At the end of 2013, our team worked with a Bristol based architect on this high end residential project. The interior and exterior lighting for client's new build house extension were chosen from our range specified by the architect.

Regent Street, Liberty London

19 November 2013

One of the most distinctive department stores in London, Liberty's is famous for its Tudor-style exterior and unique prints launched the improved jewellery emporium in July 2012. 

Kingsdown, Bristol

14 November 2013

299 Lighting were delighted to have the opportunity to supply the lighting for this high -end residential project in Bristol.   We  supplied the architectural lighting and commissioned the controls for the basement, with it's stunning kitchen space and also the ground floor which is used for entertaining, ideal for some showstopper pieces.