Lighting up The Company Shop
When Red Arrow were tasked with creating a comfortable shopping experience for The Company Group, lighting designer Paul Yarnell and the team worked tirelessly to deliver effective and energy-efficient commercial installations.
Category: Lighting Design
Client: The Company Shop Group
Project: Design and supply new warehouse and store lighting for The Company Shop Group, Grimsby
The brief: For five decades, The Company Shop Group have been creating a new kind of supermarket for the UK’s biggest retailers, manufacturers, foodservice and logistics providers in the country. And when they approached Red Arrow to improve the lighting quality in their Grimsby store, while avoiding any additional electrical work and building alterations, the team were ready for the challenge.
The installation: After surveying the site to assess the customer’s requirements of upgrading both the store and warehouse fittings, Paul decided on two different solutions for each area.
By adapting and replacing the existing lighting with LED fittings in the store area, Red Arrow were able to achieve better lighting without increasing the quantity of luminaires. And in the warehouse space, the replacement of high-intensity discharge lamps with LED High Bays resulted in a reduction of power consumption by more than 150W per fitting. This was further enhanced by the use of microwave and daylight sensors, allowing the fittings to only turn on when required, without any manual intervention.
- Bastion 1200×600 LED panels
- 100w compact LED High Bays
- Microwave detection sensors
- Daylight detection sensors
End result: Different products and designs were used in the store and warehouse spaces to achieve the light levels briefed for each space. This resulted in 300 lux in the store and 200 lux in the warehouse, creating a pleasant shopping experience and a comfortable working environment for The Company Shop Group’s employees. The project also resulted in another project for Red Arrow – working with AB Electrical for Middleton’s Company Shop Group, based on a like-for-like replacement.