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The only way is LEDs for Southend-on-Sea as it bags £13.3m green loan

LED streetlights installed in Houston, Texas
LED streetlights installed in Houston, Texas • Photograph: melted plastic / Flickr

Southend-on-Sea in Essex has become the first local authority in England to secure finance from the Green Investment Bank (GIB) to overhaul its street lighting with low-energy LEDs.

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