Our team is focused on helping our customers with sales, project and technical enquiries.
DW Windsor Joins the Luceco Group
We, at Kingfisher Lighting, are excited to announce the addition of D.W Windsor to the Luceco family, alongside BG, MasterPlug and Ross.
Illuminating Thorpe Culvert Train Station
Based in Lincolnshire, Thorpe Culvert Station sees many holiday makers pass through each year. With the direct link from Nottingham to Boston, this station needed a new LED scheme replacement to help reduce their running costs and increase the comfort for passengers on busy journeys.
The Kingfisher Transport Team Take to the Cycle Lane
Our transport team participated in a FORS accredited Safe Urban Driving course. The course allowed our drivers to take a step into the shoes of some of the most vulnerable road users - cyclists, as they were tasked to ride around busy roads near Kingfisher HQ to understand how intimidating it can truly be.
Kingfisher’s Twist and Shout Success @ the [d]arc room
Last night saw many architectural greats come together and celebrate the winners of the 2020 [D]arc Awards. Guests witnessed the collaboration between lighting manufacturers and top London design agencies who came together to create some innovative and interesting lighting installations.
Darc Room @ Design London
We will be featuring a brand new conceptual installation at the [d]arc Room Pop Up event at Design London. The first in-person lighting exhibition of 2021, the event will bring many industry professionals together to celebrate some of the best in lighting.
Lighting Design Capabilities
Designing any site requires precision and wide subject knowledge, without it you will almost definitely experience poor quality lighting, glare, overspill and inadequate uniformity. The Kingfisher Team share some top tips on best practice.
Illuminating the Nation’s Favourite Coffee Shop
We were involved in one of Costa’s newest developments at Ollerton Roundabout on the A614. This is part of a £28 million redevelopment scheme to improve one of Nottinghamshire’s busiest junctions.
Addressing Hot Topics Through CPD
Over the past 30+ years, we’ve seen the rise and fall of many product types, systems, and technologies. Using this knowledge and experience we’ve created some ‘go-to’ CPD courses on current hot topics to help others further understand our industry.
The Mighty Kingfisher Fleet
Delivering throughout the UK, the Kingfisher Team are dedicated to ensuring your goods arrive on time, every time!
How To – Façade Lighting
A building, it’s features or even the task area, for example, should be the star of the show with the lighting playing a pivotal support role, while remaining safely behind the scenes.
High Mast Lighting – What you need to know
Creating the perfect high mast lighting scheme comes with many challenges. Find out why our 5-step system can simplify your project and take the stress out of large area lighting.
Halogen to LED – What’s Next
The Government have announced that from September 2021, halogen lamps will be banned in the UK with fluorescent and other older technology to follow in a shift to a greener future. Kingfisher are here to guide you through the benefits of converting the LED.
Lighting and Safety
Following on from a recent rise in crime after dusk, it is important to know the relevant safety measures to help keep communities protected. A fundamental aspect to keeping areas secure is lighting, especially when only 34% of people feel safe walking alone after dusk…
Location, Location, Location!
Choosing the right fitting with optimal performance that meets the site’s aesthetic vision can be a real challenge. Here’s our top tips on choosing the right fitting for your scheme.
How to Transform an Area with Catenary Lighting
First things first… What is Catenary Lighting?
Congratulations to Italy!
We’d like to say a huge congratulations to Italy after last night’s win in the UEFA Euro 2020 final. After winning on penalties, we’re proud to join our Italian partners, AEC and Arcluce, in passing on our best wishes to this incredible team
UEFA EURO 2020 – It’s Coming Home!
For the first time in 55 years, the men’s England football team have made it to the final of this major tournament! After our success on Wednesday, we are on our way back to Wembley stadium for a fight to the finish! The last time the men’s England Team were victorious was the 1966 FIFA World Cup Final against West Germany.
International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) Accredited
We are proud to announce we now have the IDA ‘Fixed Seal of Approval’ on our dark sky-friendly range of luminaires.
Illuminating Project Light, Canada Water
A recent regeneration brought us to Canada Water, London where we illuminated an area of Project Light.
Kingfisher Identified as a Top 20 Employer in the UK
Continued Success for Kingfisher as we’re named as a Top 20 Employer in the UK and continue onto the Investors in People 2021 Awards in the under 249 employees category.
Illuminating Holme Valley Mountain Rescue HQ
Our recent donation of flood lighting is helping to shed light on Holme Valley MRT head quarters, keeping their vital services moving through the dark nights.
Kick off for Euro 2020 (2021)
24 teams, 51 matches and 12 cities… It can only mean one thing… UEFA EURO 2020 IS FINALLY HERE!!! With visual and televisual comfort being a key factor with stadium lighting. Here’s a few reasons why Amnis is the right choice for your pitch, no matter the size.
Lighting your Pitch – What to Consider
Illuminating a sports ground… what could go wrong? With so many regulations, standards, and external considerations, it’s so important to get it right. The Kingfisher Sport Team are committed to getting your site to the top of it’s game; here’s our top tips for lighting your pitch.
The Kingfisher Way
Coordinating any project can be a minefield, Kingfisher’s wide knowledge and experience within the sector is guaranteed to make the process a little easier. We have a talented team of experts on hand to guide you through from start to finish.
ISO Success for Kingfisher
Our recent efforts have paid dividends with an upgraded achievement through our latest ISO audit.
Bollard Lighting – What you need to know…
More and more, we’re seeing scheme designs requiring reduced overhead lighting. Here’s our top tips for effective bollard lighting and the considerations often overlooked.
Club Undergoes Major Renovation After Devastating Fire
Moreton Rangers FC raised over £100K to repair and renovate their home on London Road, Moreton-in-Marsh. After a fire destroyed the team’s changing rooms, the club worked together off the pitch to raise a phenomenal amount of money to help replace all that was lost.
International Day of Light
Yesterday was the International Day of Light celebrating the significance of light and the role it plays in everyday society.
Investors in People Accredited for over 20 Years
Kingfisher are proud to announce we have been awarded the Investors in People accreditation. With 24 continuous years of accreditation, we work hard to ensure the continuous professional and personal development of staff and company values.
New Sports Funding Gets the Ball Rolling for 2021!
Great news for the sports sector with the government funding announced up to £300 million. After the success of the Sport Winter Survival Package, Sports England will be continuing to support organisations throughout the UK who have suffered during 2020.
Welcome to the New Home for Sports & High Mast Lighting
Proudly introducing our latest addition; the all new Kingfisher Sports and High Mast website, dedicated to giving you the low down on all things lighting.
International Women's Day
Celebrating women of the world past, present and forging the path for an equal future
National Apprenticeship Week 2021
This week we celebrate our apprentices and the work they do within the Kingfisher Family.
Comfort in the Kingfisher Range
When creating any lighting scheme, visual comfort is essential to achieving a human-centric environment. We’ve created a guide to all the ways we can help improve visual comfort within your schemes.
Happy New Year & Business as Usual
As we enter 2021 and another UK Lockdown, we want to reassure all our customers its business as usual for Kingfisher Lighting.
Christmas at Kingfisher
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all from the Kingfisher Lighting Team!
Christmas Jumper Day at Kingfisher Lighting
We decided to do our Christmas Jumper Day a week later this year, so this Friday most of us at Kingfisher will be donning our most garish Christmas Jumpers and getting in the festive spirit!
A Very Merry Christmas from Kingfisher Lighting!
Well…. What a year! 2020 has been a challenging year for everyone and the whole world is feeling the effects. We are extremely grateful to everyone who has supported Kingfisher and the Luceco Group through these very different times.
A popular choice since the 1930’s, SOX lamps took the world by storm due to their high energy efficiency. However with the introduction of LEDs, the industry has discovered new innovative ways to make sure you’re getting the most out of your lighting.
Celebrating St. Andrew’s Day 2020
Today marks an important day in the Scottish calendar and we join together with those celebrating St. Andrew’s Day, in Scotland and across Europe.
Sponsoring Hunslet RLFC
We’re proud to announce our new sponsorship with Hunslet RLFC, an inspiring club that is at the heart of the South Leeds community.
Keep Ahead of the Game with Amnis Match
Maximise performance with the compact yet powerful Amnis Match Flood. Joining the powerful Amnis family, Match packs the punch that guarantees excellence, every time.
Light Up the Dark with Semita Arc
Bring style and functionality to your schemes with our latest facade fitting. The versatile luminaire offers a range of optics and control capabilities making it the ideal solution.
Remembrance Day 2020
On this day at 11am in 1918 World War One came to an end after a gruelling battle that took so many lives and affected the whole world. Today, we remember the fallen soldiers who fought for our freedom in the line of duty.
Covid-19 Update – Keeping Your Projects Moving Safely
Kingfisher is focused on supporting our customers through these trying times. As 2020 draws to a close our priority is, and always will be, to ensure the safety of our employees and customer alike.
DALI Dimming – What you need to know…
Benefitting schemes across the globe, DALI definitely impacted the industry as we know it. Did you know we have a range of DALI luminaires available with the ability to transform your schemes allowing versatility and control throughout? See below our guide assisting you through the world of DALI and what we have to offer.
Lightning Deals for Lighting Season!
Lighting season is here! The clocks have gone back and the nights are getting darker as the winter approaches. It’s the time to ensure your sites have the best quality lighting available and lucky for you we have introduced special pricing across street, amenity, flood lights and bollard ranges!
Established in 2002 by a team of volunteers, the club began with the intention of offering children in the local community a fun and welcoming environment in which they could develop their ball skills. Local Kids were afforded the opportunity to join one of several mini-teams and hone down their football knowledge and of course social skills.
The Do’s and Don’ts of Uplighting
Uplighting is one of the most popular lighting choices, so why does it go so wrong? There are many factors to consider including installation, maintenance, IP ratings and so on. Here are our recommendations on the do’s and don’ts of uplighting.
The Future of Lighting Design
Dedicated to improving our services, we’re taking our designs to the next level… Investment in advanced technology means we can now produce a variety of realistic 3D visualisations for your schemes.
Reflector Technology in Sports Lighting
Lighting sports applications can be a challenge when taking into consideration flicker rate, back spill, obtrusive light and of course performance. By using advanced reflector technology we can achieve the perfect levels with none of the complications.
Worthing FC – West Sussex
Recent investment in The Crucial Environmental Stadium, home of Worthing FC, has seen the club undergo major renovations. The redevelopment sees improved onsite amenities including dressing rooms, bathroom facilities, refreshment areas and an all new LED lighting system for the grounds.
National LED Light Day
As key members of the exterior lighting community for over 30 years, we’ve witnessed the evolution of LEDs and how they’ve revolutionised the world of lighting as we know it! In the spirit of National LED Light Day, we’re taking you on an LED lit Journey.
The New Kingfisher Fleet
The latest addition to the Kingfisher family is our brand new, state-of-the-art, fleet of vehicles. We wasted no time getting them on the road and delivering all over the UK.
Emergency Lighting – What you need to know
Public and personnel safety is a number one priority, and in the event of an emergency the last thing you want is to worry about is lighting. So here’s our guide to emergency lighting, giving you peace of mind.
[D]arc Room Livestream is Almost Here!
The [d]arc room conference starts TOMORROW have you booked your ticket?
Introducing Semita Urban
Designed and engineered in the UK, Semita Urban brings you the perfect balance of form and function
LED Luminaire Maintenance Recommendations
While LED lighting can be considered relatively maintenance free, we recommend to our customer that a regular maintenance schedule can prevent downtime, preserve performance, prolong the life of the luminaire and expand return on investment.
AEC – Innovation Technological Centre
Experts in lighting since 1957, AEC Illuminazone pride themselves on the development of LED technology and the production of high quality, Italian built luminaires. Their latest investment, the ‘Innovation Technological Centre’, is a dedicated research and development facility equipped with advanced technology to help raise industry standards.
[D]arc Room Livestream
The global lighting design conference is coming! This year with a bit of a twist…
Ask The Experts…
Got a question about our luminaires, maybe a lighting design query or experiencing technical issues?… our experts are here to help!
Celebrating International Bat Night
International Bat Night, the global event seeing bat enthusiasts come together to celebrate all things bats! Throughout the UK, many events are taking place to raise awareness of these nocturnal creatures and what we can do to help. So, ‘hang around’ to find out more…
Tailored High Mast Systems – Our 5 Step Guide
High mast installations are never as simple as they first seem but with over 25 years know-how, we have developed an easy-to-follow guide to help you navigate the ins and outs of the world of high mast.
Keep on Top of your Game with Kingfisher Sports
In the wake of COVID-19, the way we view live sporting events may be forever changed… But do not worry, our newest Sports luminaire range will illuminate your favourite sports with guaranteed flicker-free viewing and reduced stroboscopic effects as standard.
Kingfisher Accredited CPD Courses: Raising the Standard of your Lighting Schemes
Experts in exterior lighting for over 30 years, we have a wealth of industry knowledge ready to help you stay at the top of your game!
Converting the Historic Avondale Square Estate to LED
Our latest case study takes place in Avondale Square Estate, London.
Emergency Post Top Luminaires - changing perceptions of choosing style or function
In a world where public safety is key, emergency lighting is becoming more and more important. But what does the lighting market really have to offer?
Avoiding Obtrusive Light
With new ILP guidance in our midst, we’re ensuring our projects and schemes all meet industry standards by reducing and avoiding obtrusive light.
AEC’s Amenity Range
Dedicated to bringing you distinctive products and outstanding service, we’re releasing a new range of Italian luminaires to suit your urban applications.
Illuminating Jedburgh Intergenerational Community Campus
Jedburgh Campus, an innovative development providing a first-class learning space for the community
Arcluce’s Newest Exterior Lighting Guide
The long awaited Arcluce Exterior Guide is here and packed with a collection of architectural luminaires to inspire the innovative projects.
ALO – Outstanding Performance with added Emotion
Meet ALO, the Italian built flood light with a new LED lighting system specially designed for Sports facility lighting.
Kingfisher Lighting Update - Here for you
We at Kingfisher Lighting would like to take a moment to give a quick update on our current activity levels and strategy during these extraordinary times.
Business as Usual for Kingfisher Lighting
Kingfisher are conducting business as usual and do not see any impact at this time on our ability to deliver our products and of course, our outstanding service.
Illuminating Nepicar Park, Wrotham.
Nepicar Park, the innovative new development in Kent reinventing how industrial parks are developed.
Kingfisher Lighting - Coronavirus (COVID-19) Statement
Health and safety is of the utmost importance at Kingfisher Lighting and we pride ourselves with taking any and all precautions to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our employees and customers alike.
Proud Supporters of Bessacarr F.C.
We’re pleased to share that we are now supporting Bessacarr FC. The non-profit club is based in Doncaster and supports players of all ages.
The New High Mast Guide is Here!
With over 25 years of High Mast experience packed into one concise brochure, let us guide you through your project from conception to commissioning.
The New Spec Guide is Here
Download the latest edition of our Specification Guide full of technical advice, new luminaires and project examples.
Proudly Sponsoring SAPCA Conference 2020
SAPCA has been supporting sport and play construction projects for many years and has become one of the leading resources for guidance in the sports industry.
Success for Nottingham's Light Night 2020
Nottingham’s annual light night was a momentous success, illuminating the city centre with inspiring installations and fascinating events.
Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week!
As the nation recognises the impact of for individuals, employers and the economy, we celebrate our apprentices past and present.
We’re pleased to share with you Kingfisher Sport!
We have been delivering sports projects for many years and have a wide range of resources, products and literature to suit any sporting application.
Flood Range Launch
Kingfisher are dedicated to bringing you distinctive products and outstanding service and that’s why we’re expanding our flood offering. Our high-performance luminaires are created to give excellent output and great efficiency.
Reflector Technology, Bats and SOX Alternatives
With over 30 years in exterior lighting, Kingfisher have gone from strength to strength. Working together with our Italian partners and in-house Product Design Team, we already host an extensive range of cost-effective, efficient and high-performance street and amenity fittings as well as bollards, columns and accessories – and have no plan to stop there!
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from Kingfisher Lighting
With the festive period upon us, we would like to wish you all a wonderful festive period and may you all have a Happy New Year!
Lighting the Award-Winning Gabriel Square
Where elegance meets functionality. We used world-class architectural lighting for this Hertfordshire based development.
Supporting Save the Children for Christmas Jumpers Day 2019!
Christmas Jumper Day fast became a tradition at Kingfisher Lighting and this year is no exception!
Proud Lighting Design Partners of the Darc Awards 2019
The Darc awards have become a highly prestigious event within the global lighting industry and we are pleased to be supporting them.
Award Winning AEC ILLUMINAZIONE – Introducing the New Worldwide Corporate Guide
Taking the world by storm with high quality craftmanship, performance and elegant design since 1957, AEC continue to wow the lighting industry with extraordinary lighting schemes.
Customer Satisfaction Survey 2019 – The Results are in…
We are pleased to announce the results are excellent and have shown improvements in all areas on 2018.
Central Square, Leeds in 3D
Our latest case study features an exciting development in the heart of Leeds. Using our architectural luminaires we were able to create a unique and elegant scheme.
Introducing the New Kingfisher Guide to Sports Lighting
For over 30 years, we have produced high-quality, performance sports schemes and installations. Our new brochure will guide you through the options to create the perfect design for your site.
Arcluce - Designed for Humans
Partnered with Arcluce, we produce innovative schemes using the finest Italian-built luminaires. ‘Designed for humans’, Arcluce have a wide range of luminaires flexible for architectural and amenity lighting.
Lighting the Public Realm
Architectural and public realm lighting is valuable for a number of reasons; from emphasising features, adding ‘drama’, or creating a welcoming space, the right public realm lighting can transform an area or building. These are our top tips for public realm lighting;
Going for Gold with the Olympic Legacy Park
Our latest case study takes place in the Olympic Legacy Park, Sheffield.
Lightning Deals for Lighting Season
With lighting season upon us, we have special pricing on a large number of quality fittings across our ranges, including flood lights, heritage lanterns and even road lighting.
Converting to LED - Can be harder than it looks!
Since its introduction to the industry, LED technology is slowly replacing older non-LED systems. However, choosing the right LED system is not always as easy as it may seem.
Lighting Up the Home of the Reds
See our latest case study and how we illuminated Liverpool FC
Shining a Light on the Kingfisher Architectural Range
For almost 30 years Kingfisher have been working alongside our Italian partners, Arcluce to bring the best in Italian made architectural design.
Kingfisher Light Supporting the SAPCA Technical Meeting
Our Sports and High Mast Team are supporting the annual SAPCA Technical Meeting today in Loughborough. They will be providing answers to lighting enquiries and showing off our range of our Sports Lighting and accessories.
Committed to Excellence – Kingfisher CPD Training Courses
With over 30 years' experience in exterior lighting, the experts at Kingfisher have a wealth of lighting knowledge and experience and are now committed to delivering informative CPD training courses to help professionals expand their knowledge within the industry.
Lighting the Way with VR in Lighting Design
The evolution of Virtual Reality brings innovative new tools allowing the creation of immersive scheme designs.
Raising Money for Macmillan
This year we continued to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support by hosting our Macmillan Coffee Morning! Friday 27th September, Kingfisher staff brought in an assortment of treats to sell and it seems like we have quite the bunch of talented bakers. We were able to raise over £150 for Macmillan.
Macmillan Coffee Morning
This year we are, again, taking part in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. Over the past few years, Kingfisher Lighting have raised hundreds of pounds for Macmillan Cancer Support but this year we want our coffee morning to be the best yet.
New Renovation of Elephant and Castle
We have been working with our partners, AEC, for over 20 years and offer a wide range of quality, Italian-made luminaires. Our bespoke lighting designs are created to perfectly compliment our customer’s projects in an array of settings.
Distinctive Products, Outstanding Service
For over 30 years we have been committed continuous improvement of our product range and services to offer you the very best in exterior lighting.
Gilwell Park - ‘Spiritual Home of Scouting’ LED Upgrade
Take a look at our recent energy saving lighting scheme in the world-famous adventure park in London.
Shining a Spotlight on Warmer Colour Temperatures
With continued research on the effects of lighting on both humans and wildlife, we are taking a stand to create a warmer welcome! Our product ranges now offer a wider array of colour temperature options to create perfect lighting schemes.
Proud Supporters of Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust
We are pleased to announce we are now supporting our community nature reserve. Rainworth Heath Nature Reserve is owned and maintained by Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust and is host to many species of plants and wildlife.
Welcome to a Brighter Kingfisher
2019 is set to be a big year for Kingfisher, with a whole host of new and improved products joining our range. Its all part of our continuous commitment to meeting our customers evolving needs with the passion and dedication theyve come to expect from our team.
Kingfisher Understand Sports Lighting & It's Coming Home!
As we prepare to support the England team in the semi-finals of the World cup, our Sport Lighting Team are working hard on high-level lighting schemes around the country.
Success for ESTEEM - Donate now!
This past weekend outdoor enthusiast, James Fletcher, successfully completed the Mont Blanc 90K. You still have chance to donate to his chosen charity and support young people around the UK.
This is Innovation in Practice - This is Zactis
Meet Zactis, the flood light with a peak intensity of 70, achieving excellent performance while still complying with BREEAM and the ILP guidance notes on obtrusive light.
Kingfisher's MOVE for ESTEEM
Throughout June we are raising money for ESTEEM charity and need your help!
Happy Birthday Kingfisher!
As we move through 2018, we are excited to celebrate our 30th year milestone!
Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week
This week we are celebrating National Apprentice Week by welcoming our new apprentices to the Kingfisher Lighting family.