Barbican Centre, Art Gallery

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Project Facts

  • Project completed on time and to budget.
  • All works were carried out whilst the Barbican Centre was open to the public

Key Details

  • Client Corporation of London
  • Electrical Contractor Raytell Electrical Co Limited
  • Contract Value £290K
  • Contract Duration 20 weeks

Works consisted of:


Art Gallery Entrance Lighting

  • The existing copper pendant luminaires within the art gallery entrance areas were removed and replaced with a MID lighting approved bespoke LED


  • The works all consisted of new distribution and lighting control for these


 Staircase 16 and 17 Lighting

  • The existing normal and emergency lighting installation in the two stairways was replaced with new luminaires, controls and
  • The luminaires were free issue by the Barbican Centre and are manufactured by Zumbtobel
  • The Barbican Centre utilised a 230V control battery system to serve a system of maintained luminaires about the
  • The staircase 16 and 17 area has a number of emergency luminaires which were re-wired and
  • All light fittings on the stair areas were controlled via Exor Presence Detectors and are situated as shown on the As Installed



  • The service subways were re-wired with new Thorlux light and emergency light fittings supplied and fitted as to the As Fitted


  • In the main the light fittings are controlled via 230V Exor Presence Detectors with the rest controlled via local switching inclusive of emergency test key switching


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