2018 Update!

So far 2018 has been very busy; completing the relighting of Henry VIII’s Kitchens at Hampton Court Palace, The Bloody Tower at The Tower of London and Farm St Church in Mayfair as well as working on new projects at Hampton Court, Southwell Minster, Leicester Cathedral, Lincoln’s Inn and Bromley House Library in Nottingham. The next few months will also …

News Update!

The last few weeks have seen a lot of activity on some of our larger projects across the UK. At Guildford Cathedral most of the focusing has been completed – including some time up a 25m high spider platform! In Manchester there is excellent progress with the first phase of the Cathedral’s new lighting scheme which will be completed in …

What’s been happening?

It’s been a very busy time for Light Perceptions since moving to our new offices in Lincoln’s Inn Office Village a year ago. Having just been appointed to begin working at the Roman Catholic Cathedrals of Salford and Nottingham, we are now working on projects in twelve cathedrals at the moment. We are also working in many of the major …

Farm Street Church

The Church of The Immaculate Conception at Farm Street in Mayfair is a fine example of Victorian Gothic Architecture.  The original 1840s building, by J J Scholes, was further extended by Clutton and Romaine-Walker with additions by AWN Pugin and Adrian Gilbert-Scott. After many years of being lit with harsh metal halide and sodium floodlighting, Light Perceptions have been appointed …

Campion Hall – Additional works

After completing the relighting of major areas of Oxford University’s Campion Hall, Light Perceptions have been asked to extend the scheme to include several additional areas and features. Unique, amongst the Oxford Colleges, Campion Hall was built by the great C 20th Architect Sir Edwin Lutyens in 1936.  Many of Lutyen’s original light fittings are still in place and the …

The Combination Room, St John’s College Cambridge

We are delighted to have completed an innovative lighting project in The Combination Room of St John’s College Cambridge.  The scheme involves emergency lighting to this unique dining room which is otherwise only lit with candles placed in C 17th silver wall sconces. With no new fixings being allowed into the majority of the building fabric, the new scheme uses …

St Nicolas Newbury

Light Perceptions have just been commissioned to develop a new lighting strategy for the interior of St Nicolas’ Church, Newbury.  This large town centre church is due to undergo a major re-ordering after having first carried out major repairs to the roof and exterior of the building. It will be a pleasure to work alongside architect Andrew Townsend again, we …

Exciting New Projects!

Light Perceptions have the pleasure of being appointed to carry out a review of the external lighting strategy of the magnificent Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich, the site of Wren’s famous twin domed masterpiece. We are also delighted to have been appointed to design a new lighting scheme for the west front of St Albans Cathedral. This is the …