South West Region Public Lighting Project Update

PLEEP-SW National Website Update; 15 March 2023

Table 1: Contract Appointments

Contract MilestonesDesign Build Works ContractConsultancy Services Contract
Contract Date28 January 20224 January 2022
Starting Date (as per NEC)31 January 2022
Planned Contract Completion30th August 202430th August 2024
Defects Period30th Aug 2024 – 30th Aug 202630th Aug 2024 – 30th Aug 2026

Progress Update: (15 Mar 23)

  • The contractor has progressed with surveying and condition rating of the Public Lighting assets as noted in Table 2.
  • There are 43,476 (approx.) Public Lights surveyed and condition rated to-date (15 Mar 23) in Cork, Waterford and Kerry which equates to 100% for Cork, 28% for Waterford and 26 % for Kerry (approx.)
  • Submission of Design packs for review and acceptance are ongoing.
  • Project Material Samples being received for review and acceptance.

Table 2: Contractor Progress

Contractor ActivityCommenceComplete
Contractor Mobilisation / Set-up    31 January – 24 April 2022
Contractor ActivityCommenceComplete
Cork County Council Municipal Districts (All now complete)
Waterford City & County Council Municipal Districts
Dungarvan – Lismore30 January 202310 March 2023
Comeragh13 March 2023Ongoing
Waterford City30 March 2023
Kerry County Council Municipal Districts
Kenmare30 Jan 2023Ongoing
Killarney30 Jan 2023Ongoing
Tralee03 Apr 2023
Contractor ActivityCommenceComplete
Design Submissions
Cork County Council Municipal Districts
Bandon – Kinsale 2 December 2022Ongoing
Carrigaline28 February 2023Ongoing
Contractor ActivityCommenceComplete
Retrofit of Public Lights
Cork County Council Municipal Districts
Bandon – Kinsale 24 March 2023
Carrigaline03 May 2023
Cobh31 May 2023
Macroom26 June 2023 
Surveying micropillar in Killarney, Killarney MD (KCC). Very poor-quality internals.
Surveying in Aglish, Dungarvan – Lismore MD, (WCCC)
Surveying lights in Caherdaniel, Kenmare MD (KCC). Survey Crew came across timber post screwed on to column. Near miss with internal cables.