96B. Meadow Court, Belper Installed along this short, private cul-de-sac are several CU Phosco 'CUB' 5 m sheet steel columns supporting P107 post-top lanterns, which are also Phosco products. The lights are likely to date from 1986, as this is when the houses behind the Riversdale Surgery were constructed; however, while originally, they ran elliptical discharge lamps (I think that they may have been mercury vapour (MBF)), these days, domestic LED lamps are employed.
The first column is visible from the A6 Bridge Street, being located in front of the medical centre.
The once-transparent Perspex bowl has become more translucent over time, owing to UV degradation from exposure to the sun, and the lamp itself.
The second column is at the back of the premises, adjacent the car park.
Here, the bowl has developed crazing around the area that surrounds the lamp.
Another installation was visible in the distance, behind a fence. At least three other CUB columns existed further along the cul-de-sac, although one had had a Thorn Gamma Basique fitted in place of the P107.
This example's bowl (complete with ladybird) was in far clearer condition, allowing the lamp to be seen within the lantern. A Zodion SS4 photocell is positioned in the centre of the canopy.
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