Marlin Lighting Limited. UK

Marlin 400m Globe Amenity/Street Light with Photocell. Gear Wall Bracket and 50w SON-E Sodium Lamp.

Here you see Marlin 450mm Diameter Bronze/Smoked Globe type Amenity/Street Light, this Light is design ed to be wall mounted and has a Integral Photocell, Gear  Hpopular for lighting Amenity Area Shopping Precients as Council Municiple Areas, and Housing estates, (Flats/Masonettes etc.)  etc. where these Lights would be wall mounted well.

Philips Lighting Ltd.

Philips MA50-OO*1 135w SOX Street Light

Here you see the 1990's Philips MA50-OO*1 Main Road Street Light with NEMA Photocell for 135 watt SOX or 91 watt SOX-E Low Pressure Sodium Lamps.
 
This Street Light came from my Local Council when they replaced these with 150w SON-T Lanterns, this light is a Less Gear Lantern which the Ballast etc. would be mounted with the Ballast, etc. in the Base Compartment of the Lighting Column (Lamp Post).

Philips MA60-GO*1 180w SOX / 131w SOX-E Motorway/Main Road Street Light with Gear Shoe.

Here you see the Philips MA60 Main Road and Integral Gear Street Light with Gear Shoe and NEMA Photocell for 180 watt SOX Low Pressure Sodium Lamp, These Street Lights were popular by Both Local Councils and Ministry of Transport for Lighting Main Roads Trunk Routes and Motorways, and replaced the Thorn Alpha 6's on the UK's Motorway System, they are fasly disappearing from the UK's Roads and Motorway Networks for SON-T High Pressure Sodium Lighting. some of these still survive on the M62 Motorway approaching Liverpool. "See Below"

Philips MA60-GO*1 180w SOX Street Lanterns on the M62 Motorway.

Philips MA90-OO Main Road Street Light for 90w SOX or 66w SOX-E Lamps

Here you see the 1990's Philips MA90-OO Main Road Street Light for 90 watt SOX or 66 watt SOX-E Low Pressure Sodium Lamps.
 
This Street Light is a Less Gear Lantern and would either be Group Switched or would have used a Time Switch which would be Mounted with the Ballast, etc. in the Base Compartment of the Lighting Column (Lamp Post).

Philips ME50 SON Street Light with 50w SON-T Lamp

Here you see the Early 1990's Philips ME Side Road Street Light with 34/42mm diameter Spigot, Side Entry Mounting, Royce Thompson P12 Miniature Photocell and Integral Gear for 50 watt SON-T High Pressure Sodium Lamp.  the Mounting Bracket can be removed, rotated and fitted with a Larger  60mm or 76mm Spigot for Post Top Mounting.

Philips MI8-GO*1 SOX Street Light for 35 or 55w SOX lamps

Here you see the Philips MI8-GO*1 35/55 watt SOX Side Road Street Light, they were first installed in the 1970's and are still used to date, though in 1982 these were replaced by the MI80 series, this Light has Integral Control Gear (Needs Replacing), and Photocell and uses both a 35 or 55 watt SOX Low Pressure Sodium Lamp. This Street Light is Identical to the Phosco P226 Street Light.

Note this Street Light is Identical to the Phosco P226 Street Lantern, but is older and is finished in a Brownish Hammered Paint Colour, also as you can see the Bowl has well yellowed with age.

Philips MI26-GO*1 35w SOX / 26w SOX-E Street Light

Here you see the Philips MI-26 Side Road Street Light for 35 watt SOX or 26 watt SOX-E Low Pressure Sodium Lamps. This Street Light is the Integral Gear Version, Other versions were made in 18 watt SOX versions, as well as the Less Gear Versions, Post Top Versions and a longer 55 watt and 90 watt SOX and 36 and 66 watt SOX-E versions, also made was the 24/36/55w Compact Fluorescent Versions

Philips MI36-GO*1 35/55w SOX or 26/36w SOX-E Street Light

I got this from Lancashire County Council 15 years ago when I visited their Depot, as they were converting their Street Lighting from SOX to SON, I got this off them, this Philips MI36-GO*1 SOX Street Lantern/Bracket has very little use (apart from a few scratches/scuffs from removal from Column, lying in their depot), and even the Lamp is New, This Lantern was either Operated by a Timeswitch or was Group Switched Remotely as there is NO Photocell fitted, Other versions were made in Less Gear Versions, Post Top Versions and a Shorter 18 watt, 35 watt SOX / 26 watt SOX-E, longer 55 watt SOX /36 watt SOX-E also a 90 watt SOX / 66 watt SOX-E versions, also made was the 24/36/55w Compact Fluorescent Versions 

Philips MI50-GO*1 "Side Entry" Street Light with Gear, Photocell and 35w SOX Lamp.

Here you see a Philips MI50-GO*1 Street Light still attach on a Concrete Bracket, this came from my Local Council who kindly chopped it off the Lamp Post, after a replacement Scheme, These Street Lights were widely used around the UK first installed in the 1970's and are still used to date, this Light uses a 35 watt SOX Low Pressure Sodium Lamp.

Philips MI50-GT*1 "Top Entry" Street Light with Gear, Photocell for 35w SOX and 26w SOX-E Sodium Lamps.

Here you see a Philips MI50-GT*1 Street Light with Integral Gear & Photocell for Top Entry Mounting, this came from my Local Council who kindly removed it from the Lamp Post, after a replacement Scheme, These Street Lights were widely used around the UK first installed in the Early 1980's to replace aging Filament and Mercury Fittings, and are still used to date, this Light uses a 35 watt SOX or 26 watt SOX-E Low Pressure Sodium Lamp,

Philips MI80-GO*1 "Side Entry" Street Light with Gear, Photocell and 35/55w SOX or 26/36w SOX-E Sodium Lamps.

Here you see a Philips MI80-GO*1 "Side Entry" Side Road Street Light, with Integral Gear, Photocell, These Street Lights were widely used around the UK first installed in the 1980's and are still used to date, this Light uses both a 35/55 watt SOX or 26/36 watt SOX-E Low Pressure Sodium Lamps,

Philips "Street-Fighter" SGS101 Side Road Street Light, with Photocell and with Post Top Mounting for 70w SON-E Sodium Lamp

Here you see the Early 1990's Philips "Street-Fighter" SGS101 Side Road, Street Light with Post Top Mounting, Zodion SS5 Electronic Photocell and Integral Gear for 70 watt SON High Pressure Sodium Lamps. the Mounting Bracket can be removed, rotated and fitted with a Smaller size Version 34/42mm for Side Entry Mounting.

Philips CGS203/70/FG 70w CDM-T-G12 Street Light with Flat Glass and Photocell, and 70 watt CDM-T G12 Lamp

Here you see the Philips SGS203 Side Road Street Light with NEMA Photocell and Integral Gear and Flat Glass for 70 watt CDM-T G12 Ceramic Metal Halide Lamps, these Street Lanterns were designed Street Lighting from Side Roads to Main Roads, etc. Near Airports and Railways, this lantern is designed give White Light, where CCTV is used, they are also made for 50/70/100/150/250 watt SON-T High Pressure Sodium/Ceramic Metal Halide  and 80/125/250 watt Mercury Lamps. and can be use either Post Top mounting or Side Entry Mounting.

Philips SGS252 "Iridium" Side Road Street Light with Photocell for 70w SON-T Sodium or / CDO-TT Ceramic Metal Halide Lamps.

Here you see the Philips SGS252 "Iridium" Side Road Street Light with NEMA Photocell and Integral Gear and Shallow Bowl for 70 watt SON-T High Pressure Sodium or CDO-TT Ceramic Metal Halide Lamps, these Street Lanterns were designed to upgrade older 35 and 55 watt SOX lighting to give Better Lighting Quality, they are also made for 45 to 90 watt CPO-T Cosmowhite Ceramic Metal Halide Lamps. and can be use either Post Top mounting or Side Entry Mounting.
 
"See Below for the 60 watt CPO-Tw PGZ12 Cosmowhite Model"

Philips SGS252 "Iridium" Side Road Street Light with Photocell Lit with a Philips 60w CPO-Tw PGZ12 Cosmowhite Ceramic Metal Halide Lamps.

Here you see the Philips SGS252 "Iridium" Side Road Street Light with NEMA Photocell and Integral Gear and Polycarbonate Bowl for 60 watt CPO-T PG12 Cosmowhite Metal Halide Lamps, these Street Lanterns were designed to upgrade older 35 watt SOX lighting to give White Light, they are also made for 50/70 watt SON-T High Pressure Sodium and E27 type Ceramic Metal Halide Lamps. and can be use either Post Top mounting or Side Entry Mounting.
 
"See Above for the 70w SON-T High Pressure Sodium / Ceramic Metal Halide Model".
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Here you see a Philips SGS451 "Mini Iridium" Street Light with Philips DynaVision 45w CPO Electronic Ballast, Zodion SS12 Miniature Photocell and Philips Master 45 watt CPO-Tw Cosmowhite Lamp, this Lantern uses a Trap Door Spigot which allows it to be used as Both Post Top Mounting on 76mm Diameter Lighting Columns or Side Entry Mounting on a 34mm to 48mm Diameter Lighting Column Arm or Wall Bracket.

Philips 45w Mini Iridium Side Road Street Light with Miniature Photocell with a Philips 45w CPO-Tw PGZ12 Cosmowhite Ceramic Metal Halide Lamps.

Philips Koffer-2 Side Road Street Light with Fortimo LED (Light Emitting Diode) Module and LED Driver.

Here you see the Philips Koffer-2 Side Road Street Light with Integral Gear and Shallow Glass Bowl designed with the New Fortimo LED (Light Emittting Diode) Lamp Module, these Street Lanterns are designed to upgrade older 55 watt SOX lighting to give White Light, they are also made for 80/125 watt Mercury 50/70 watt SON-T High Pressure Sodium and E27 type Ceramic Metal Halide Lamps. as well as 45/60/90 watt Cosmowhite CPO-T Lamps and can be use either Post Top mounting or Side Entry Mounting.

Philips Koffer-2 Street Light Lit showing the LED (Light Emitting Diode) Module.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Philips "Residium" FGS224 36w PL-L Post Top Side Road Street Light with 36 watt PL-L Lamp, Photocell and Electronic Gear

Here you see a Philips FGS224 "Residium" Street Light with Electronic Ballast Zodion SS6 Electronic NEMA Photocell and 36 watt PL-L Compact Fluorescent Lamp, this Lantern is designed for Post Top Mounting, however for Side Entry Mounting a 34/42mm Spigot Mounting can be adopted and mounted Laterally.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Here you see a Philips/Indal Libra Street Light with Dimmable Electronic Ballast, Blue Royce Thompson NEMA Photocell and 36 watt PL-L Compact Fluorescent Lamp, this Lantern and uses a Trap Door Spigot which allows it to be used as Both Post Top or Side Entry Mounting.

Philips/Indal Libra 36w PLL Post Top/Side Entry Side Road Street Light with Photocell and Dimmable Gear.

CU-Phosco Lighting Limited

Phosco P223 "Side Entry" Street Light with Remote Gear and 35w SOX or 26w SOX-E Sodium Lamp.

Here you see the 1980's Phosco P223 Side Road Street Light for 35 watt SOX or 26 watt SOX-E Low Pressure Sodium Lamps. This Street Light is a Remote Gear Version which would be Mounted with the Ballast, etc. in the Base Compartment of the Lighting Column (Lamp Post), Other versions were made in Integral Gear Versions, Top Entry Versions and a longer 55 watt SOX version.

Phosco P224 "Side Entry" Street Light with Remote Gear and 35/55w SOX or 26/36w SOX-E Sodium Lamps.

Here you see the 1980's Phosco P224 Side Road Street Light with Photocell for 35 or 55 watt SOX or 26 or 36 watt SOX-E Low Pressure Sodium Lamps. This Street Light is a Remote Gear Version which would be Mounted with the Ballast, etc. in the Base Compartment of the Lighting Column (Lamp Post), Other versions were made in Integral Gear Versions "P226", Top Entry Versions and a Shorter 35 watt SOX versions "P223 and P225".

Phosco P226 "Side Entry" Street Light with Integral Gear. Photocell, and 35/55w SOX or 26/36w SOX-E Sodium Lamps,. (Older Model).

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Here you see a Phosco P226 Street Light, with Gear Photocell and 55w SOX Lamp, This light is Identical to the Philips MI-8 Side Road Street Lantern, (as Shown Above in the Philips Street Lights), I also have restored this Street Light by cleaning the Aluminium Canopy and I have fitted a new Vacuumformers Anti Vandal Bowl, This Street Light is fitted with a Low Loss Watts Ballast which allows this Street Light to use either a 35 watt or a 55 watt SOX Low Pressure Sodium Lamp, also fitted is a Zodion SS6 Electronic Photocell for Dusk to Dawn Operation.

Phosco P226 "Side Entry" Street Light with Integral Gear. Photocell, and 35/55w SOX or 26/36w SOX-E Sodium Lamps,. (Later Model).

Here you see the Last Generation of the Phosco P226 Side Entry Side Road Street Light, with Photocell, Gear and 55w SOX Sodium Lamp. This light is Identical to the older Phosco Lantern I have, except the Lampholder is mounted on the Road Side, where the older versions they have the Lampholder mounted on the Kerb Side, (See Above) this Lantern has been repaired by the Street Lighting Department as the existing Ignitor has been disconnected and a new Philips SX72 Ignitor has been fitted, yep the existing Ignitor is a PARMAR ISX55 Ignitor and is still mounted in the fitting, also this Lantern has a Label saying 35 watt SOX but can also use a 55 watt SOX lamp and the 36 and 36 watt SOX-E Sodium Lamps too.

CU-Phosco P567 70w SON/MH Street Light with GRP Canopy, Gear Photocell, Bracket and 70w CDO-TT Ceramic Metal Halide Lamp.

Here you see the older CU-Phosco P567 Side Road Street Light with GRP Body, Photocell and Gear for operating a 70 watt SON-T High Pressure Sodium Lamp or Ceramic Metal Halide Lamps such as the GE Streetwise CMH, OSRAM HCI-TT and Philips Master Citywhite CDO-TT Lamps etc. the Gear Fitted is Magnetic so it should still last many years in Street Lighting Service, and is fitted with a Zodion SS5 Electronic Photocell, as you can see this Lantern is still attached to a Tubular Steel Lamp Post Bracket, from when the council replaced it with a Post Top Lantern. This Street Light came from Manchester's Street Lighting Department, as it was removed as a Replacement Scheme.

CU-Phosco P567/A 50w SON/MH Street Light with Aluminium Canopy, Gear, Photocell and 50w SON-T Lamp.

Here you see a Modern Phosco P567/A Side Road Street Light with Photocell and Gear for operating a 50 watt SON-T High Pressure Sodium Lamp or Ceramic Metal Halide Lamps such as the GE Streetwise CMH, OSRAM HCI-TT and Philips Master Citywhite CDO-TT Lamps etc. the Gear Fitted is Magnetic so it should last many years in Street Lighting Service, and is fitted with a Royce Thompson Oasis 1000 Electronic Photocell, . this Street Light is suitable for both Post Top and Side Entry Mounting, by using the Trapdoor Method.

CU-Phosco P700 35w CDM-T Street Light with Aluminium Canopy, Gear, Photocell and 35 watt CDM-T G12 Lamp.

Here you see the Phosco P700 Side Road Street Light with NEMA Photocell and Integral Gear for 35 watt CDM-T G12 Ceramic Metal Halide Lamps, these Street Lanterns were designed to upgrade older 35 watt SOX lighting to give White Light, by using Slip Over Lighting Columns, they are also made for 50/70 watt SON-T High Pressure Sodium and E27 type Ceramic Metal Halide Lamps. and can be use either Post Top mounting or Side Entry Mounting.

SIEMENS Lighting Limited (Former GEC Street Lighting Ltd)

Siemens SRL-870 (Z8832/70) Side Road Street Light with Gear and Photocell and 70 watt SON-E Sodium Lamp.

Here you see the Siemens SRL-870 Side Road Street Light with NEMA Photocell and Integral Gear and Shallow Bowl for 70 watt SON High Pressure Sodium Lamps, these Street Lanterns were firs made by GEC (Street Lighting) Limited in the mid 1980's as the Z8832 series they were also made for 80/125 watt MBF/U Mercury, 50/70/100 and 120 watt SON High Pressure Sodium and 35 watt SOX Low Pressure Sodium Lamps.

Siemens (SRL-8100) Side Road Street Light with Gear and Photocell and 100 watt SON-T Sodium Lamp.

Here you see the Siemens SRL-8100 Side Road Street Light with NEMA Photocell and Integral Gear and Shallow Bowl and 100 watt SON-T High Pressure Sodium Lamp, these Street Lanterns were first made by GEC (Street Lighting) Limited in the mid 1980's as the Z8832 series they were also made for 80/125 watt MBF/U Mercury, 50/70/100 and 120 watt SON High Pressure Sodium and 35 watt SOX Low Pressure Sodium Lamps.

Simplex Lighting Ltd

Simplex Aries 35 Side Road Street Light with Less Gear, 2 Part Photocell for 35w SOX or 26w SOX-E Sodium Lamps

Here you see the 1980's Simplex Aries 35 Side Road Street Light with GRP Body, 2 Part Photocell for 35 watt SOX or 26 watt SOX-E Low Pressure Sodium Lamps.
 
This Street Light uses a Remote Relay Unit which would be Mounted with the Ballast, etc. in the Base Compartment of the Lighting Column (Lamp Post).

Simplex Aires 55 Side Road Street Light With Gear and Photocell Socket for 35/55w SOX or 26/36w SOX-E  Sodium Lamps

Here you see the 1980's Simplex Aries-55 Side Road Street Light with GRP Body, NEMA type Photocell for 35/55 watt SOX or 26/36 watt SOX-E Low Pressure Sodium Lamps. Unlike the Smaller Aries shown above this Street Light has Integral Control Gear. which consists of a Choke Ballast and Electronic Ignitor.

Simplex Diadem Side Road Street Light, Less Gear, with Photocell, for 80/125w MBF/U Mercury & 50/70/120w SON Sodium Lamps.

Here you see the 1980's Simplex Diadem Side Road Street Light with NEMA Photocell for 80/125 watt MBF/U or 50/70/120 watt SON-E High Pressure Sodium Lamps.
 
This Street Light is a Remote Gear Lantern where the Ballast etc. is Mounted in the Base Compartment of the Lighting Column (Lamp Post).

Simplex Diadem Major Side Road Street Light with Integral Gear, Photocell and 70w SON Sodium Lamp.

Here you see the 1980's Simplex Diadem Major 70 watt SON High Pressure Sodium Street Light with NEMA Photocell, Integral Gear and 70 watt SON-E Lamp for Side Road Street Lighting, This Lantern was sent to me from a fellow Collector in Eastbourne.

Simplex Gemini Side Entry Side Road Street Light with Photocell, Gear and 35w SOX Sodium Lamp.

Here you see the 1980's Simplex Gemini-55 Side Road Street Light with Die Cast Aluminium Body, NEMA type Photocell for 35/55 watt SOX or 26/36 watt SOX-E Low Pressure Sodium Lamps. Unlike the Simplex Aries shown above which uses a Simpt & Ignitor Circuit, this Street Light has a Leak Transformer Ballast. This Street Light came with two Brand New Philips 35 watt SOX-PSG Sodium Lamps

Stratus Lighting Limited

Stratus EX-LAND70S Side Road Side Entry/Post Top Street Light with Gear and 70w SON-E/I Sodium Lamp.

Here you see a Stratus EX-LAND70S 70 watt SON Sodium Street Light Lantern with 70 watt SON-E/I High Pressure Sodium Lamp with Internal Starter, this light is designed with ease of installation in mind. With Quick release clips. Long term durability and photometric performance a top priority. Installation can be made with a choice of pole top or side entry. Two fitting options provide even greater flexibility.

This Street Light is normally sold throughout the UK by Rexal/Senate Electrical Supplies for use on Private/ Industrial Roads.

Tamlight Lighting UK

Tamlite "Tamcourt" 90 watt SOX Street Lantern

Here you see the Tamlight "Tamcourt" Side Entry Street Light with Gear, and 90 watt SOX Low Pressure Sodium Lamp for Main Road Street Lighting, these Street Lights were widely sold through City Electrical Factors for lighting Private and Industrial Roads though out the UK.

Tamlight "Tamlane" 150w SON-T Street Light

Here you see a Tamlight "Tamlane" Street Light with Gear, and 150 watt SON-T High Pressure Sodium Lamp for Main Road Street Lighting, these Street Lights can be either Side Entry Mounted or Post Top Mounted by rotating the Mounting Spigot, these Street Lights were widely sold through City Electrical Factors for lighting Private and Industrial Roads though out the UK.
 
Unfortunately this lantern is missing the Polycarbonate Bowl/Glass Cover, and is no longer manufactured.

Tecnopali Lighting,  Italy

Tecnopali "Turbat" Post Top/Side Entry, Side Road Street Light with Gear for 70 watt SON-T Sodium or CDO-TT Ceramic Metal Halide Lamp.

Here you see the Tecnopali "Turbat" Side Road Street Light with Integral Gear for 70 watt SON High Pressure Sodium or CDO-ET/TT Ceramic Metal Halide Lamps. the Mounting Bracket can be rotated for Side Entry or Post Top Mounting , As this Street Light has a Flat Glass Visor, it can also be used with a 70 watt Quartz type Metal Halide Lamps with ES caps, and in Environment Sensitive Areas, such as Rural Areas and for lighting Roads etc. near Airport Runways, etc. Other Models are made for 80/125 watt Mercury, 50 to 250 watt Metal Halide and High Pressure Sodium Lamps.

Thorn Lighting Limited
(Atlas, Mazda, Thorn, Thorn EMI)

Thorn Alpha 6 Main Road/Motorway Street Light with Photocell for 140 or 200w SLI/H Linear Sodium Lamps

Here you see a Classic Thorn Alpha 6 Linear Sodium Street Light, this came from a Fellow Collector who kindly got it from Birmingham City Council's Street Lighting Department, These Street Lights were widely used on Motorways and Trunk Roads, around the UK and were first installed in the Late 1960', this Light uses a 140 or 200 watt SLI/H "Linear" Low Pressure Sodium Lamp, this Lantern is the Less Gear Version where the Ballast etc.is mounted in the Base Compartment of the Lighting Column (Lamp Post), a Integral Gear Version was also made, however by the Mid 1980's these lanterns were replaced by the Philips MA-50's/60's using 135 and 180 watt SOX Sodium Lamps.

Thorn Alpha 8 Main Road Street Light with Gear & 2 Part Photocell for 150w SON Lamp

Here you see a Early 1980's Thorn Alpha 8 still attach on a Short Bracket, this came from Manchester City Council who kindly removed it off the Lamp Post, after a replacemt Scheme, These Street Lights were widely used around the UK first installed in the 1970's and are still used to date, this Light uses a 150 watt SON High Pressure Sodium Lamp, this Lantern has Integral Gear Version but has a 2 part Photocell where the Relay Unit is mounted in the Base Compartment of the Lighting Column (Lamp Post), by the Late 1980's this lantern was replaced by GRP Version and was redesigned.

Originally these Lanterns were made as the Atlas Alpha 8 which was of a different design, and origionally used a 2 x 250 or 400 watt MBF/U Mercury Lamps.

Thorn Alpha 9 Main Road Street Light for Remote Gear and with Photocell for 90w SOX Sodium Lamps

Here you see a Older Thorn Alpha 9 Main Road Street Light with Photocell, this came from Manchester City Council who kindly removed  it off the Lamp Post, after a replacement Scheme, These Street Lights were widely used around the UK first installed in the 1960's and are still used to date, this Light uses a 90 watt SOX Low Pressure Sodium Lamp, this Lantern id the Less Gear Version where the Ballast etc. is mounted in the Base Compartment of the Lighting Column (Lamp Post), a deeper version was made with Internal Gear, by the Late 1980's this lantern was replaced by the Thorn Alpha 4.
 
Originally these Lanterns were made as the AEI Amber which originally used a 140 watt SO/H "Dewar" and SOI/H "Integral" Low Pressure Sodium Lamps as well as the Early 100 watt SOX lamp.

 Thorn Beta 2 Side Road Street Light with Gear, Photocell, 55 watt SOX Sodium Lamp, and Origional Bowl.

Here you see a Modern Thorn Beta 2 Side entry Side Road Street Light with Gear, Royce Thompson S90 Photocell, and 55 watt SOX Sodium Lamp. The BETA 2 Street Light is the modern Version of the Older Atlas/Thorn BETA 2 Street Light, which origionally used 2 x 2ft 40w Fluorescent Tubes, in the 1950's, then later in the mid 1980's they were made with a deeper canopy for a 55w SOX Sodium Lamp, these are widely used around the United Kingdom/Ireland, they were first installed in the 1990's and are still used to date, this Light uses a 55 watt SOX Low Pressure Sodium Lamp.

Thorn Beta 2 Side Road Street Light with Gear, Photocell, 55 watt SOX Sodium Lamp & Gear and Fake Polycarbonate Vandal Resistant Bowl

Here you see a Modern Thorn BETA-2 Side Entry Side Road Street Light with Gear, Photocell, 55 watt Sodium Lamp and Fake, Vacuumformed, Vandal Resistant Bowl, This Street Light is the modern version of the Older Thorn Beta 2 Street Light these are widely used around the United Kingdom and Ireland, they were first installed in the 1990's and are still used to date, this Light uses a 55 watt SOX Low Pressure Sodium Lamp. as you can see this Lantern has a Fake Vacuum formed Bowl possibly as the original Bowl would be susceptible to vandalism. This Street Light came from Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Thorn Beta 2 Side Road Street Light with Gear, Miniature Photocell, 36 watt PL-L Compact Fluorescent Lamp

Here you see a Thorn Beta 2 Side Road Street Light, with Gear, Solar Enterprises Lighting Controls (SELC) Ltd, Miniature Photocell and 36w PL-L CFL Lamp, This Lantern is prewired with 36w Switch Start Gear, and is fitted with a 36 watt PL-L Compact Fluorescent Lamp, I am not sure if this was made this way (Special Order) or has been modified from a SOX Lantern,

Older Thorn Beta 5 Side Road Street Light with Gear, Photocell, 35 watt SOX Sodium Lamp.

Here you see a Older Thorn Beta 5 still attach on a Concrete Bracket, this came from my Local Council who kindly chopped it off the Lamp Post, after a replacement Scheme, These Street Lights were widely used around the UK first installed in the 1970's and are still used to date, this Light uses a 35 watt SOX Low Pressure Sodium Lamp,

Thorn Beta 5 Side Road Street Light with Gear, Miniature Photocell, and 35 watt SOX Sodium Lamp.

Here you see a Older Thorn Beta 5 Side Road Side Entry Street Light with Royce Thompson P12 Miniature Photocell, for 35w SOX Sodium Lamps, this came from Halton Council's Street Lighting Department after being removed from a Street Lighting replacement scheme, These Street Lights were widely used around the UK first installed in the 1970's and are still used to date, this Light uses a 35 watt SOX Low Pressure Sodium Lamp,

Thorn BETA 5 "Side Entry" Street Light with Gear, Photocell for 50w SON Sodium Lamps

Here you see a Thorn BETA 5 Side Entry Side Road Street Light with Gear, Zodion SS5 Electronic Photocell and 50 watt SON-T Sodium Lamp. This Thorn Beta 5 Street Light uses a 50 watt SON-T High Pressure Sodium Lamp, although rare they were specially designed for London Council, where they wanted Street Lights to give a Better Colour Rendering Index, compared to the SOX version, also made was the 70 watt SON Version, Ideal where increased Light level was required.
 
Below is a Photo of the Street Light with the Bowl Opened showing the Lamp.

Thorn BETA-5 Opened to Show the 50 watt SON-T Sodium Lamp

Thorn Beta 5 "Top Entry" Street Light with Gear, for 35w SOX Sodium Lamps

Here you see a Older Thorn Beta 5 with Top Entry Mounting, this came from my Local Council who kindly removed it from the Lamp Post, after a replacement Scheme, These Street Lights were widely used around the UK first installed in the Early 1970's to replace aging Filament and Mercury Fittings, and are still used to date, this Light uses a 35 watt SOX Low Pressure Sodium Lamp,
 
This Street light is a later model s as it uses a smaller Ballast (Choke), Ignitor and 6.5uf Capacitor, however is designed to be operated on a Time Switch mounted remotely in the Base Compartment of the Lighting Column (Lamp Post).

Later Thorn Beta 5 Side Road Street Light with Gear, and Cableform SS11 Miniature Photocell, and 35 watt SOX Sodium Lamp.

Here you see a Thorn BETA-5 Side Road Street Light with Gear Miniature Photocell and 35 watt SOX Sodium Lamp, This Street Light is the modern Version of the above Older Thorn Beta 5 Street Light (Shown above), these are widely used around the United Kingdom first installed in the 1990's and are still used to date, this Light is fitted with a RTE Electronic Miniature Photocell and is wired with Tridonic ATCO Control Gear, (Ballast/Ignitor) anduses a 35 watt SOX Low Pressure Sodium Lamp.

Thorn Beta 5 Side Road Street Light with Gear, SELC Miniature Photocell, and 24 watt PL-L Compact Fluorescent Lamp.

Here you see a Thorn Beta 5 Side Road Street Light, with Gear, Solar Enterprises Lighting Controls (SELC) Ltd, Miniature Photocell and 24w PL-L CFL Lamp, This Lantern is prewired with 24w Switch Start Gear, and is fitted with a 24 watt PL-L Compact Fluorescent Lamp, I am not sure if this was made this way (Special Order) or has been modified from a SOX Lantern.

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Here you see a Older Thorn BETA-8 Side Road Street Light, this came from Manchester City Council who kindly removed  it off the Lamp Post, after a replacement Scheme, These Street Lights were widely used around the UK first installed in the 1960's and are still used to date, this Light uses a 55 watt SOX Low Pressure Sodium Lamp, this Lantern is the Less Gear Version where the Ballast etc. is mounted in the Base Compartment of the Lighting Column (Lamp Post), a Internal Gear version was also made using a Auto-Leak Sodium Transformer Ballast & Capacitor, by the Late 1980's this lantern was replaced by the Thorn BETA-2, (Shown Above).

Originally these Lanterns were made as the AEI Junior Amber which originally used a 85 watt SO/H "Dewar" and SOI/H "Integral" Low Pressure Sodium Lamps as well as the Early 60 watt SOX lamp.

Older Thorn BETA-79 Side Road Street Light with Aluminium Canopy, Gear, Miniature Photocell & Shallow Bowl for 70 watt SON Sodium Lamps.

Here you see the Early 1980's Thorn BETA 79 Side Road Street Light with Aluminium Body, Gear, Royce Thompson P12 Miniature Photocell and Integral Gear and Shallow Bowl with 70 watt SON-E Elliptical High Pressure Sodium Lamp. This Street Light came from a fellow Collector in Eastbourne.

Later Thorn BETA-79 Side Road Street Light with GRP Canopy, Gear, and Deeper Prismatic Bowl for 100 watt SON-T Sodium Lamps

Here you see the Late 1990's Early 2000's Thorn BETA 79 Side Road Street Light with GRP (Glass Reinforced Polyester) or Fibreglass Body, and Integral Gear and Deep Prismatic Bowl for 100 watt SON-T, High Pressure Sodium Lamps, this Street Light is Fitted with a Philips Master City White CPO-TT 100W/828 Tubular Ceramic Metal Halide Lamp, to give White Light.

Thorn Jet-1 Side Road Street Light with Gear, Photocell and 57w PLT-E Compact Fluorescent Lamp

Here you see the Modern Thorn Jet-1 Side Road Street Light with Electronic Ballast, Zodion SS3 Electronic Photocell, and 57w PLT-E CFL Lamp, this street Light is Brand New and came with the Photocell and the Philips Master PL-T 840/4P 57 watt Compact Fluorescent Lamp.

Thorn Rivera-1 Post Top/Side Entry Side Road Street Light for
70w SON-T/CDO-TT Lamps

Here you see the Modern Thorn Rivera-1 Post Top/Side Entry Side Road Street Light with Shallow Bowl, this Street Light is designed to operate a Tubular 70 watt SON-T High Pressure Sodium Lamp or CDO-TT Ceramic Metal Halide Lamps with ES caps, Unfortunately this Lantern is missing the Control Gear Tray/Gear, but can be used as a Less Gear Lantern.