Report a faulty street light

If you find a faulty street light, illuminated bollard or sign, pedestrian crossing or permanent traffic lights you can:

To help us make the repair more quickly please have the following details ready:

  • lamp post number
  • street name
  • details of the problem

We aim to repair faults within days working days, however this can take longer if the fault is with the electrical supply and we need the power company to repair a fault.

Immediate risks

If there is an immediate risk to health and safety, outside normal office hours, phone 01896 752111. Immediate risks include:

  • damaged or leaning lamp posts, traffic light or road sign
  • exposed wiring or cables
  • damaged, hanging or loose lantern cover
  • traffic lights not working

Trunk roads

Certain major roads are not our responsibility. These are:

  • A7 south of Galashiels
  • A68
  • A1
  • A702
  • A6091

Transport Scotland is responsible for trunk roads and reports should be made to their operating company, BEAR Scotland.

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