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2022 sees Halliday Lighting celebrate 60 years in business

February 2022 marks 60 years of business for Halliday Lighting. The company’s owners and directors are delighted to announce this significant milestone as Halliday Lighting continue to grow and we look ahead to this year and many more.

Founded in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1962 by John Halliday as J Halliday Electrical, the company started out in domestic electrical installation. Over the years, Halliday Lighting moved into commercial and government electrical fit outs before specialising in sports lighting in the UK market nearly 13 years ago.

Now, 60 years on, Halliday Lighting are a global lighting contractor delivering turnkey solutions for more than 250 projects each year across a number of sectors, including sports, airports, ports, and industries, such as oil, gas and mining.

Throughout the 60-year period, Halliday Lighting have maintained an office in Edinburgh with our second premises opening in Nottinghamshire in 2012 to increase accessibility to clients and projects across the UK. Last year saw the incorporation of Halliday Lighting Australia and also the opening of our office in Dubai, UAE as we continue to fulfil plans to become a truly global presence in the lighting industry.

In recognition of this special occasion, we will be running a programme of events and activities throughout 2022 to celebrate this anniversary with colleagues, clients and our wider global network. More details will follow in the upcoming months. It is still business as usual though too as we continue to deliver lighting projects for our clients around the world in what is already shaping up to be another busy and successful year for Halliday Lighting.

Thoughts from the Halliday Lighting company owners on the 60th anniversary:

“Looking back at the journey that the company has taken over the years and to be celebrating our 60th anniversary is remarkable. Getting to work alongside family for over 3 decades has brought me great satisfaction – from Gordon and I working with, and then taking over the business from, our father John, to seeing my son, Greg, join the company in more recent years as a project manager. For our father to see how the company has developed, where we are currently at and the plans we have for the future has made him very proud.”

Derek Halliday, co-owner

“I would like to thank the team for their loyalty and commitment as we could not have achieved this success story without them. I also wish to extend my thanks to our clients for their continued support especially in what has been a challenging period over the last couple of years. We look forward to continuing our growth and learning and to developing together on our journey.”

Gordon Halliday, co-owner

“Since joining Halliday Lighting in 2012, I am continually impressed with and proud of the work carried out by our amazing team. For a business to reach its 60-year milestone, it is testament to the commitment, knowledge and enthusiasm displayed every day by our colleagues. I would also like to acknowledge and thank our clients, past and present, for their support and trust in us to deliver quality solutions for their projects.”

Alex Talton, co-owner