Dear Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council,
I would like to know how many complaints you have received about the introduction of LED streetlights and the replacement of traditional streetlights in Trafford.
The streetlights in sale have been replaced with LED lights without notice or consultation and the lights are too bright, they are a hazard when driving and are causing privacy issues by illuminating rooms more than they ever were before with curtains open.
I would like to know what research was undertaken regarding health effects of LED lights and their impact on eyesight.
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Dear Mr McSorley
Thank you for your Freedom of Information Request regarding street
You will find a summary of results below:
1. I would like to know what research was undertaken regarding health
effects of LED lights and their impact on eyesight?
Trafford Council consulted with the Director of Public Health and
commissioned an independent health impact assessment by Dr Salim Vohra,
Director, Institute of Occupational Medicine. The independent Health
Impact Assessment (HIA) associated with the planned LED Street Lighting
Programme provided a fair and balanced assessment of the potential and
likely positive and negative health and wellbeing impacts of implementing
LED street lighting within the Borough.
Details of the HIA can be found on the Authorities web-site using the
2. I would like to know how many complaints you have received about
the introduction of LED streetlights and the replacement of traditional
streetlights in Trafford?
To date we received 18 complaints, dating back to 31^st August 2016.
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PA to Richard Roe,
Director of Growth and Regulatory Services
Economic Growth, Environment and Infrastructure
Trafford Town Hall
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