Crown Commercial Services

The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) works with both departments and organisations across the whole of the public sector to ensure maximum value is extracted from every commercial relationship and improve the quality of service delivery.

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CU Phosco Lightings Laboratory was granted UKAS ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation in September 2019.

UKAS is the UK’s National Accreditation Body, responsible for determining, in the public interest, the technical competence and integrity of organisations such as those offering testing, calibration and certification services.

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Cyber Essentials

CU Phosco Lighting received Cyber Essentials accreditation in November 2017. 
Cyber Essentials is a government-backed cyber security standard that uses independent assessment to identify the IT security controls that an organisation needs to have in place to have confidence that they are addressing cyber security effectively and mitigating the risk from internet-borne threats. 

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Lumicom is the UK’s leading independent not-for-profit WEEE Compliance Scheme set up to specifically serve the lighting industry. They offer impartial, accurate and expert advice on WEEE compliance for both  lighting producers.

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CU Phosco Lighting is an NICIEC Approved Contractor. NICEIC Approved Contractors are assessed to the highest standards covering all types of electrical contractors and installations.

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The competency of organisations and their employees working in the highway electrical industry has a direct bearing on the health and safety of people working in the industry. The highway electrical sector has embraced the need to address their H&S record and under the leadership of the Highways Agency has established National Highway Sector Scheme 8 (NHSS 8). National Highway Sector Schemes are integrated management systems that have been developed, as a partnership, by all sides of the highway industry to interpret ISO 9001 as it applies to a particular highway activity. There is a strong element of Health, Safety and the creation, assessment, monitoring and review of competence in those schemes that cover service provision.

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The HEA – the Highway Electrical Association – is a new organisation with a big history (60 years in 2012). Formed by the amalgamation of ASLEC – the Association of Signals, Lighting and other highway Electrical Contractors - and HEMSA – the Highway Electrical Manufacturers and Suppliers Association – in 2011, it represents over 80 Members whose contracting activities range from street lighting, traffic signals and signs to highway communications and camera systems and approximately 40 Members who manufacture, assemble, supply and distribute equipment into the Highway Electrical Sector as well as overseeing and client organisations.

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Constructionline is the UK’s most connected and progressive provider of procurement and supply chain management services, making contracting simpler and helping customers achieve more. 

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CHAS (The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme) was created by experienced health and safety professionals in 1997 to improve health and safety standards across the UK.

C U Lighting Ltd T/A C U Phosco Lighting Ltd is accredited within the Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS) having demonstrated compliance with and sound management of current health and safety legislation.

Go Ultra Low

We have been awarded ‘Go Ultra Low Company’ status in recognition of how plug-in cars and vans form an increasingly important part of our fleet. The accolade also recognises our commitment to boosting their uptake over the next five years as part of our long-term transport strategy.

The Go Ultra Low campaign aims to increase purchase consideration of electric vehicles by helping motorists understand the benefits, cost savings and capabilities of the wide range of plug-in vehicles on the market. The campaign aims to educate the public and fleet audiences about these vehicles by addressing outdated myths and highlighting benefits, including how they offer competitive practicality for both private and business users. provides a one-stop shop for information about owning and running electric vehicles, the makes and models available and the locations of the thousands of publicly available charge points.

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The Institution of Lighting Professionals (ILP) is the UK and Ireland's largest and most influential professional lighting association, dedicated solely to excellence in lighting. Founded in 1924 as the Association of Public Lighting Engineers, the ILP has evolved to include lighting designers, consultants and engineers amongst its 2,000 strong membership.

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CE Marking

The letters ‘CE’ appear on many products traded on the extended Single Market in the European Economic Area (EEA). They signify that products sold in the EEA have been assessed to meet high safety, health, and environmental protection requirements. By affixing the CE marking to a product, a manufacturer declares that the product meets all the legal requirements for CE marking and can be sold throughout the EEA. This also applies to products made in other countries that are sold in the EEA.

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BSI ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management

BSI ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System

BSI ISO 45001 Occupational Health And Safety Management   

The Made in Britain Organisation

Made in Britain brings together the British manufacturing community united with the use of the registered collective mark.  This mark is protected and can only be used by members that meet the criteria set to guarantee the member is a British Manufacturer.  

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