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Street Lighting (Traffic Lights and Street Lamps)

The Street Lighting service not only manages one of the largest street lighting installations in the West Midlands, but in addition all the car park lighting and electrical street furniture within the Borough.

You can also speak to Dudley Council Plus. The council manages the following street lighting:

  • Traffic lights
  • zebra crossing and pelican signals
  • Lighting columns (street lamps)
  • Illuminated signs
  • Illuminated bollards
  • Belisha beacons

Report a street lighting problem using your mobile phone

The Dudley Council App allows you to easily and immediately report street lighting problems using your mobile.

Street Lighting Column Relocation

Relocation of street lighting column can be re-positioned a maximum distance of 3 metres either side of the current location, subject to survey and approval. A new steel column will be erected completed with new lantern, lamp and gear inclusive to transfer of service supply.

Please download and complete the appropriate Word or PDF version of the application form first from the options below. Once done, submit your completed application form and other relevant documentation using the online form.

How much will a column relocation cost?

An exact fee is unavailable due to the bespoke nature of the requirements. However information on a typical fee can be found in the Directory of Fees and Charges.

Please note that there will be a non refundable estimate charge, which will be deducted from total costs if the works go ahead.

How to pay for your column relocation

There are a variety of ways to pay for your survey/quotation fee.

Please note, no work will be undertaken until all relevant authorisations have been obtained and payment received in full.

An invoice will be sent for payment after completion of work.

Requests for improvements to existing street lighting

Are all the street lights in the road working, but you would like the street lighting in your street to be improved? We will investigate and give you a reply within two weeks of your enquiry.

Key Facts

  • 32,000 street lighting columns maintained throughout the Borough

  • 4,200 illuminated signs and bollards maintained throughout the Borough

  • 270 traffic signal installations maintained throughout the Borough

Street Lighting Policy

Dudley's Street Lighting Policy (shown alongside the online contact form below) outlines the basic principles and standards applying to the provision of street lighting in the Borough.