All Saints Church, Helmsley
Project Team: Peter Pace Architecture, LEDA
This grade II* listed church in Helmsley was extensively refurbished in Victorian times, but still retains its 12th Century chancel arch, which is now beautifully lit.
Sympathetic energy-efficient lighting for historic church
LEDA was brought onto the project by the architect to carry out lighting calculations and electrical design work. The client asked for an efficient, easy-to-maintain system within their budget, which met the lighting levels recommended by the Diocese of York.
An all-LED scheme would have been ideal, but in order to achieve the light levels within budget, the LED lighting is supplemented by metal halide. The LED part of the scheme offers feature lighting and some area lighting with full dimming capabilities, whilst the metal halide lighting is used to flood areas of the church with light. The warm colour temperatures work well with the natural stone and wooden interior. A scene-setting wall plate makes the lighting easy to control for all the church’s many occasions.
|Client:||Diocese of York|
|Services Provided:||Lighting and electrical design|
|Technologies and Unique Features:||LED and metal halide lighting|