Street lighting

Use this page to report problems with street lights.

You can also report faults or damage to the following:

Our street lighting contractor will aim to inspect and repair the fault within seven days, although electrical faults may take longer.

Street light with the lamp column number

In an emergency

Please contact us immediately if a street light or illuminated sign is in the following condition:

  • Leaning/fallen
  • Inspection door missing
  • Wires exposed
  • Smoking/sparking

Do not attempt to help by covering up or touching the wires, and warn children to keep away if necessary.

Traffic lights and Red Routes

You should report problems with traffic lights and Red Route faults to Transport for London.

Parks and open spaces

Report a faulty/damaged street light in a park

Updated: 21 March 2014