• How much does it cost to move a street light uk

  • The cost of moving a streetlight within 3 metres of its current location in the United Kingdom is between £1400 and £2500. To move further or to the other side of the road you will need to hire a specialist contractor to design and install the new street lighting, this costs you £15,000.

    The cost of moving a street light 

    LocationDistance from an existing locationCost
    Same sideUp to 3 metres £1400 – £2500
    Same sideMore than 3 metres£2500 – £3500
    Other side of the roadUp to 3 metres£10000 – £12000
    Other side of the roadMore than 3 metres£12000 – £15000

    The cost of moving a street light can also vary depending on the amount of electrical work required.

    Type of Electrical WorkCost
    Fitting new light£8000 – £10000
    Connecting to existing network£1400 – £2500

    Remember that these are only estimated to help you set up. These estimated costs do not include additional site requirements.

    Factors to consider when moving a street light

    The distance the street light needs to be moved

    If the street light is more than three metres from its current location or needs to be moved to the other side of the road, the cost will be significantly higher.

    Extent of excavation

    The amount of excavation required can also affect the price.

    Street light location

    The cost of moving a street light can also vary depending on the location.

    Electrical work

    If the street light is on a different roadside, electrical work will be required to reroute the cables. This can add to the cost.

    The amount of excavation required

    More excavation may be needed if the streetlight moves further from its current location.

    Cost to move

    Additional costs

    Other costs may be associated with moving a street light, such as traffic management or permits. These need to be considered when budgeting for the project.

    If you are planning to relocate a street light in the United Kingdom, it is essential to consider all of these factors to get an accurate cost estimate.