Access Roads, Car Park and Building Perimeter

Access Roads, Car Park and Building Perimeter

Operations will often run late into the night making the lighting essential for employee safety and building security. Mounting positions are not as limited as within the service yard so architectural lighting can be selected to enhance the look of the building.

Spill light and upward light should still be minimised.

For recommended lux levels please see CIBSE : SLL Lighting Guide 1 - The Industrial Environment (2012, updated 2018)

Illumination Levels

Application Minimum maintained mean illuminance (lux) Illuminance uniformity (minimum/average)
Walkways exclusively for pedestrians 5 0.25
Traffic areas and roads for slow moving vehicles, max. 6 mph (e.g. bicycles, trucks and excavators 10 0.40
Regular vehicular traffic (max. 25 mph) 20 0.40
Pedestrian passages, vehicular turning, loading and unloading points 50 0.40
Security lighting - very low risk 5 0.25
Security lighting - low risk 10 0.40
Security lighting - medium risk 20 0.40
Security lighting - high risk 50 0.40
Checkpoints 150 0.40
Gatehouses 200 0.40
Light traffic and low crime risk car parks 5 0.25
Medium traffic and medium crime risk car parks 10 0.25
Heavy traffic and medium crime risk car parks 20 0.25

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