Heritage | V&A Museum, London
Heritage | V&A Museum, London
Heritage | V&A Museum, London
Heritage | V&A Museum, London
Heritage | V&A Museum, London
Heritage | V&A Museum, London
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Exterior Installation of Architectural Lighting and Control

Project brief

A.C. Special Projects won a competitive tender to supply, install and commission the majority of exterior lighting fixtures for the new John Madejski Garden at the heart of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

The stunning lighting scheme includes bands of light around the central ellipse area, iridescent illuminated glass planters around the lawn and illumination of the museum windows and façades overlooking the garden courtyard area.

One of the most challenging aspects to this project involved lighting the reveals of the 137 windows along the façades of the surrounding building. To find the most suitable fixture for this aspect of the scheme, A.C. Special Projects conducted various on-site trials to find the most suitable fixture.

Project details


  • iGuzzini Radius
  • iGuzzini Mini Woody
  • Philips Prospot
  • Hunza Spikespot
  • Bespoke LED Strip
  • Pulsar Control
  • Pulsar Dimming


  • Overall system planning, design and layout
  • Specification of all equipment
  • Sourcing and supply of equipment
  • On-site trials of various fixtures
  • Complete installation of all lighting fixtures, cabling and control systems
  • Programming and commissioning of lighting control systems


Patrick Woodroffe and Adam Bassett

A.C. Special Projects worked with a positive ‘can-do’ attitude. They coordinated their requirements effectively both in-house and with the other trade contractors on site. The efforts put in by A.C. Special Projects contributed to the V&A Garden Project being completed on time and opening to great reviews.

Anthony Swain, Project Manager at Lend Lease Projects

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