London Borough of Ealing - First UK Installation of FalcoPathfinder Solar Powered LED Cycle Path Lights
News & Blog23 Feb 2015
The London Borough of Ealing is the first London Borough / UK Local Authority / UK organisation, to install the innovative FalcoPathfinder solar powered LED cycle path lights. On the 'Y' shaped path on Ridding Lane, seven lights were installed to demonstrate these highly effective wayfinding markers and proved instantly successful.
Developed in Denmark, one of the homes of modern cycling, the FalcoPathfinder has been installed throughout Scandinavia and Europe, where these revolutionary, low cost LED lights provide tried and tested , solar powered LED demarcation lighting for cycle routes. The standalone unit provides outstanding wayfinding assistance for dedicated cycle tracks and enhances road marking for traffic demarcation purposes, segregating cyclists from vehicular traffic.
The FalcoPathfinder is very simple to install into the road surface, 3.5mm deep, using a two part adhesive which dries within 30 minutes and can withstand temperatures from -40° to + 80°C. The system is completely resistant to heavy vehicles such as lorries, gritters and road sweepers. Additionally the FalcoPathfinder can be designed to be screwed into a wooden surface. The system is completely wireless, without the need of cables, wires or an electricity supply and is completely self-sufficient with solar cells and a lithium polymer battery that lasts for many years. The system is very easy to replace without the need to provide road repair work.
For more information on the FalcoPathfinder demarcation light, please click here to visit the official product page.