Passive roadway safety lighting column - Valmont Stainton

Passive Safety Light Pole


Overview - ​passive lighting columns for roadway safety

Passively Safe lighting columns, designed, manufactured and tested in the U.K., are the latest product innovations and our 10m and 12m columns are approved to 100HE:2 standard, the highest energy absorption class. These are manufactured in steel which can be painted to seamlessly fit with existing installations.

Valmont Stainton columns have been through rigorous design and manufacture and physical testing—culminating in our current passive product offer. This family of products are tested at both 100Km/h & 70Km/h resulting in the 100:HE:2 performance class.

Our conical galvanised structures are planted root as standard, our 100HE:2 energy absorbing passive range is fully compliant to all relative EN specifications (EN40 and EN12767).

Brackets are available in single arm, up to 1.5m in projection and post top configurations. Brackets are attached to the column by means of two rows of 4 No. M10 socket screws.


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Engineered to enhance roadway safety, these passive poles provide a seamless, round conical design that is developed for roadside projects requiring high energy absorption capabilities and occupant-friendly crash behavior.


Available in 10m and 12m mounting heights with single bracket projections of up to 1.5m.

These roadway safety columns can be used for post top applications or supplied with integral bracket arm arrangements.

Corrosion Protection

The standard corrosion protection system is hot dip galvanised to BS EN 1461. In addition, a variety of root treatments and full paint specification options are available.

Quality Assurance

Valmont Stainton operates a Quality Assurance system which complies with requirements of BS EN ISO 9001:2000.

Our welders and welding procedures are independently certified in accordance with BS EN 287 and 288.

Headload Capacity

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