arc shines at awards

THE arc shopping centre has dazzled judges at another awards event by winning a prize at the Lighting Design Awards.

The centre was celebrated at the awards held at the London Hilton, in Park Lane, on March 11, when it was honoured with an award in the retail lighting category.

The lighting was described as ‘elegant’ and ‘pleasant’ by the judges, who said that the scheme ‘complements the architecture’ and ‘works really well’.

Paul Haynes, arc centre manager, said: “We are extremely pleased to have won the award, it is great to have the scheme acknowledged.”

The centre has a growing collection of awards including a BCSC gold award for best new shopping centre.