Changing the colour of a great British icon.

A great British icon gets a once in a lift time colour change with safe work at height provided by Elev8.  For the first time in the stores 173 year history the external lights on the iconic London store turned blue, to celebrate the beginning of Tiffany’s 150th anniversary celebrations.

There are approximately 7500 lightbulbs fitted to the exterior and roof of this iconic building and changing the colour of them all is no mean feat!  The lights cover the external of the seven story building, even decorating the architectural features on the roof, and each light had to be safely reached to fit a coloured cover.  A team of Elev8’s access platforms were on hand to provide safe work at height to lighting technicians, and it took several nights to complete the transformation.

Situated in central London, a project like this requires traffic management, and Elev8’s in-house team designed a bespoke traffic management plan and were on hand providing a traffic contraflow and pedestrian marshals to ensure the public were kept safe for the duration of the project.  To speed up the completion of this high-level lighting project we supplied four operated access platforms, two Ruthmann T330, a Bronto S56XR and a Palfinger P750.

The lighting colour change is to publicise a special Tiffany promotion and remains in place until the end of June, so make sure you pop along to see how fabulous Harrods looks in blue.  If you won’t get chance just take a look at some of our images of the implementation of this lighting project below.

Elev8 are experts in safe work at height and provide all the services to support it.  If your lighting project requires safe work at height or lifting operations, please get in touch and the Elev8 team would be happy to assist you.  Why not take advantage of our free no obligation survey and let Elev8 help you plan your lighting project.


Harrods London high level lighting change May 22
P750 access platform used for high level lighting project London
Harrods lighting change using cherry pickers
Access platform providing safe work at height to Harrods roof London