The Upright Rochester range of post top luminaires recreates the traditional look of railway lanterns of the past. The Upright Rochester is a traditional heritage post top lantern which has clear glazing. The lantern is widely used throughout Covent Garden, the Theatre District in London and also the Central District in Hong Kong.


  • The Upright Rochester is manufactured from a combination of aluminium spinnings with an aluminium cast top section.  The fittings are suitable for traditional applications. The Upright Rochester luminaire has a cast post top section with two arms to support the lantern; a steel fabricated version is also available.  The glazing is held by three stainless steel retaining couplings, that when released lower the brim down for access for maintenance.
  • Size: Available in three sizes – ‘Small’ – 14” (360mm), ‘Medium’ – 23” (590mm) and ‘Large – 29” (740mm).  Please note all dimensions are approximate and subject to minor change.
  • Light sources: High performance LED (COB, LED panels, LED mantles). Conventional lamps with a range of optical distributions to meet varied applications are also available.
  • IP65 rated.
  • Glazing: Clear and opal polycarbonate glazing, sealed by compression by the hinged brim and over centre latches.  Other options available including, etched and glass by special request.
  • Finish: Durable and long-lasting polyester powder paint finishes in a full range of RAL colours.  The lantern is finished in black RAL 9005 as standard.  Specialist finishes, including marine grade, are available on request.
  • Dark skies compliant, Emergency versions available, Single and two-part electronic photocells are available upon request.