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TitleShanghai Power Company, Proposed Flood Lights, Bubbling Well & Love Lane (1938)
DateWednesday 20 April 1938
Estimated date1938
Estimated period1938-1943
LocationShanghai IS
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China Motors Ltd. - 702 B'Well Rd.

2 x 1000 watts flood lights on the concrete pole


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Proposed Flood Lights - No. 702 Bubbling Well Road

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Shanghai Power Company - Installation of Flood Lights - Bubbling Well Road & Love Lane Intersection. 1938. Source: SMA (SMC), U1-3822 (0666-0671).

Letter to Commissioner of Police from Shanghai Power Company. Shanghai, April 20, 1938. Source: SMA (SMC), U1-3822 (0671).

We request your permission to install two flood lights on a pole at the intersection of Bubbling Well Road and Love Lane in order to illuminate te upper floors of the China Motors' building, No.702 Bubbling Well Road. Sketch showing the proposed installation is attached hereto.
Thanking you in anticipation or your co-operation in this matter...

Commissioner of Police to Secretary. Shanghai, May 6, 1938. Source: SMA (SMC), U1-3822 (0670).

I forward herewith a copy of an application from the Shanghai Power Company, and a copy of my reply thereto.
There are no Police objections to the installation of flodd lights as shown on the accompanying plan. The flood lights are shilded to meet traffic requirements and to protect pedestrians from possible glare annoyance.
As such applications may also be the concern of the Public Works DEpartment I have requested that all future applications be submitted direct to the Secretary, S.M.C.

Commissioner of Public Works to Secretary. Shanghai, May 13, 1938. Source: SMA (SMC), U1-3822 (0668).
This Department has no objection to the proposed installation of flood-lights at the junction of Love Lane and Bubbling Well Road.

Deputy Secretary to Shanghai Power Company. Shanghai, May 16, 1938. Source: SMA (SMC), U1-3822 (0667).

I have to refer to your letter of April 20 addressed to the Commissioner of Police and to inform you that the Council is willing to accede to your request to install two flood lights on a pole at the intersection of Bubbling Well Road and Love Lane.

Keyword(s) [en]flood light, north, China Motors, concrete, pole, protection, pedestrian, traffic, annoyance, glare
District NameInternational Settlement - Western - Bubbling Well
SectorE 4
MaterialsConcrete, electricity
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