Street lighting inventories: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Information requested

Please could you provide a copy of your street lighting inventory.

In particular I am looking for the following fields for each light:

  • Location (lat/lon or easting/northing).
  • Lamp type (e.g. LED, SON).
  • Lamp power (Wattage or Lumen output).
  • Lamp height.
  • If the lamp is dimmed or turned off for part of the night.

Any additional fields of data held for each light would be gratefully received, but not required.


Details on how the trunk road network is managed can be found at the following website:

As such, the data requested, where available, is collated and maintained by each of these companies. I have included as attachments to this correspondence electronic copies in CSV or Excel format, the files as provided by each of these companies, as follows:


Requested information

Autolink DBFO (M74 South of Junction 12)

A -202300373429 -M6DBFO.xlsx


B -202300373429 -M8 DBFO.xlsx


C -202300373429 -M77-GSO.xlsx


D -202300373429 -M80 DBFO.xlsx

North West Unit

E -202300373429 -NMC.csv

North East Unit

E -202300373429 -NMC.csv

South East Unit

E -202300373429 -NMC.csv

South West Unit

E -202300373429 -NMC.csv

I can confirm that Transport Scotland only undertake dimming and/or part-time switch off in two areas, Blackford and Glencoe. To that end I have included these separately in the following files:

Area including dimming:

Requested information


F -202300373429 -A9 Blackford.xlsx


G -202300373429 -Glencoe.xlsx

About FOI

The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at

FOI 202300373429 - Information Released - Annex A - M6DBFO
FOI 202300373429 - Information Released - Annex B - M8 DBFO
FOI 202300373429 - Information Released - Annex C - M77-GSO
FOI 202300373429 - Information Released - Annex D - M80 DBFO
FOI 202300373429 - Information Released - Annex F - A9 Blackford
FOI 202300373429 - Information Released - Annex G - Glencoe


Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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