Case Study: Retford FC


Reford United Football Club was founded in 1987, and have had many successes over the years playing  in various leagues. The club now hosts a First team,  Reserves team and Under 21’s thanks to these  successes, and the backing of the local community.
The club already had an existing lighting system,  supplied and installed by Abacus. They were looking  for a suitable LED lighting solution to upgrade to, whilst retaining the base hinged HL250 masts


  • 14 x Challenger 1 LED floodlights on existing HL250 15m masts

Challenger LED floodlights were retrofitted on to the clubs existing HL250 masts. The new floodlights provide high performance LED lighting, and instant  start up ensures play can begin immediatley.
Switching from conventional floodlights to LED ensures a longer life span of the floodlights, alonside increased energy efficiency and environmental performance.

Retford FC

Product Overview

Challenger 1 LED


The Challenger 1 LED range represents the cutting edge of LED floodlighting.  With unrivalled performance and the most low profile design on the market, the Challenger 1 LED is perfect for a large number of applications across many industries.

Product Overview

Base Hinged Masts

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Abacus base-hinged masts allow for safe and simple maintenance at ground level with no requirement for expensive plant and machinery

Constructed of galvanised steel, they boast an impressive life span

Proven mast design spanning over 55 years