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Buried Exterior Uplights: wall-washing and effect lighting

Recessed ground lights provide great visual interest at night, whilst they are unseen during the day. Their use has been prevalent in the commercial sector for years, but now U.K. homeowners have developed an appetite for these exterior lights as they design the perfect outdoor space.

See our user guide for details of what lighting is right for your space - simply scroll to the bottom for more information.

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Ground Light With Adjustable Beam AngleGround Light With Adjustable Beam Angle

Ground Light With Adjustable Beam Angle

3 Products
£108.00
Three Outputs 600, 900 & 1000 Lumens
 Wide Buried Exterior Uplighter - 2 Sizes Wide Buried Exterior Uplighter - 2 Sizes

Wide Buried Exterior Uplighter - 2 Sizes

2 Products
£387.94
700mm or 1000mm Lengths
Adjustable Gimbal Buried Eyeball UplightAdjustable Gimbal Buried Eyeball Uplight

Adjustable Gimbal Buried Eyeball Uplight

 
£249.70
Adjustable as and when Required
Recessed Groundlight for Mains GU10 Lamps - Stainless SteelRecessed Groundlight for Mains GU10 Lamps - Stainless Steel

Recessed Groundlight for Mains GU10 Lamps - Stainless Steel

4 Products
£20.00
Uses GU10 Mains Lamps - Easy to Relamp and Maintain
Stainless Steel Decking Light 12v Marker LightStainless Steel Decking Light 12v Marker Light

Stainless Steel Decking Light 12v Marker Light

 
£27.50
Constructed from High Grade Steel
GU10 Stainless Steel Bezel Ground LightGU10 Stainless Steel Bezel Ground Light

GU10 Stainless Steel Bezel Ground Light

 
£35.80
Shallow Ground Light for GU10 Base Lamps
Drive Over Recessed LED Ground Light - Adjustable AngleDrive Over Recessed LED Ground Light - Adjustable Angle

Drive Over Recessed LED Ground Light - Adjustable Angle

2 Products
£39.99
30° Beam Angle - Two Colour Temperature Options
Recessed LED Ground Uplights - Straight To Mains Recessed LED Ground Uplights - Straight To Mains

Recessed LED Ground Uplights - Straight To Mains

3 Products
£41.00
800Kg Maximum Loading
Solid Brass Low-Glare-Ground Uplight - designed for the coastSolid Brass Low-Glare-Ground Uplight - designed for the coast

Solid Brass Low-Glare-Ground Uplight - designed for the coast

4 Products
£54.17
GU10 Lamps - use with, or without honeycomb diffuser
Recessed LED Ground Light - Anodised Aluminium 6cmRecessed LED Ground Light - Anodised Aluminium 6cm

Recessed LED Ground Light - Anodised Aluminium 6cm

 
£55.44
IP67 Rated and Drive-Over safe - 60mm Diameter
LED In-Ground Floor Spot - 316L Stainless Steel BezelLED In-Ground Floor Spot - 316L Stainless Steel Bezel

LED In-Ground Floor Spot - 316L Stainless Steel Bezel

3 Products
£112.32
12v DC or Mains 240v Options
LED Outdoor Adjustable Ground LightLED Outdoor Adjustable Ground Light

LED Outdoor Adjustable Ground Light

2 Products
£113.20
Choose from Aluminium or Stainless Steel
Marine Stainless Steel 13cm Exterior LED COB UplighterMarine Stainless Steel 13cm Exterior LED COB Uplighter

Marine Stainless Steel 13cm Exterior LED COB Uplighter

2 Products
£120.96
IP67 for Water Protection
Adjustable LED Recessed Ground Light - Larger Size For Facade LightingAdjustable LED Recessed Ground Light - Larger Size For Facade Lighting

Adjustable LED Recessed Ground Light - Larger Size For Facade Lighting

 
£129.00
1000 Lumens 4000°k Neutral White or 3000°k Warm White - Rated IP67
Pro HD 9cm 316 Stainless Steel In-Ground UplightPro HD 9cm 316 Stainless Steel In-Ground Uplight

Pro HD 9cm 316 Stainless Steel In-Ground Uplight

 
£180.58
Compact Size - 92mm Diameter
Inground Asymmetrical Floodlight and Uplighter - LED in Warm or Neutral WhiteInground Asymmetrical Floodlight and Uplighter - LED in Warm or Neutral White

Inground Asymmetrical Floodlight and Uplighter - LED in Warm or Neutral White

2 Products
£290.00
Low Installation Depth - 2 Tonne Max Load
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Buried exterior uplights for highlighting and creating drama in the garden

Lighting a feature with a buried uplight is more discrete than using surface mounted spotlight and floodlights because the fitting is buried in the ground and out of sight during the day. As buried uplights are mounted in the ground they cost more due to the robust construction and water resistance required.  Ground mounted fittings however are secure and more aesthetically pleasing than surface mounted lights. 

So why use a buried uplight? You should be considering buried uplights to: illuminate a static object, create a decorative light effect on a static object, discreetly illuminate your features, or to ensure your lighting is not tampered with.

Buried uplights and trees? You should consider carefully the use of buried uplights to illuminate trees. Deciduous trees change shape, and colour throughout the seasons and having a buried uplight does make it more difficult to highlight different features throughout the year. Buried uplights offer less adjustment than surface mounted flood and spotlights and relocating the fitting a few feet to move the light from the trunk to the canopy is a not a small project. Old knurled trees, twisted willows and evergreens are an exception to this as they do not change dramatically throughout the year and a well-positioned buried uplight will highlight these features. Remember also that you can now use different colour light in ground lights. Try cooler coloured lights on evergreen and green foliage or warmer lights on deciduous trees that take on an amber or red hue in the winter. Lamp types and the intensity wattage, colour rendering and lamp life need to be considered in conjunction with the object being lit, its colour and its absorption (the amount of light taken in by a surface instead of being reflected). Also take into account that an object situated at some distance from the viewpoint must be lit more brightly than one that is close to the viewer in order to achieve the same impact.