From the thrill of a strike to the frustration of a gutter ball, bowling alleys are enduringly popular, offering a great night out for groups of all ages. A key part of the experience is the atmosphere the bowling alley offers which should be fun and exhilarating.


When Essex’s Rollerbowl, a multi-activity venue offering ten-pin bowling, laser quest and a gaming area wanted to upgrade their lighting solution to create a more vibrant and exciting environment, they turned to leading electrical installation specialists, Ventola Projects Ltd.


Located within top venue and entertainment complex – The City Pavilion, Romford, Rollerbowl had already seen the quality of Ventola’s work as they had recently undertook a well-received transformation of one of the venue’s function rooms.

With a reputation for producing creative lighting designs and experience working at the Pavilion, the Ventola team were asked to continue their recent works and upgrade the Rollerbowl’s lighting system. Using the VAvR LED lighting range, the team devised an exciting lighting solution that captured the thrill and excitement of a contemporary bowling alley and entertainment centre.


When it comes to venues such as The City Pavilion, which is also home to bars and restaurants and each year holds many events, such as weddings and conferences, creating the right atmosphere is essential in delivering the experience visitors expect.

A versatile solution, with VAvR LED it was possible for Ventola to create a lighting design that not only looked great when the centre was in use, but offered a practical solution when the centre was closed to visitors.

What’s more, with LED bulbs offering an incredible lifespan and lower energy consumption when compared to traditional bulbs, they make an energy efficient choice too, perfect for venues such as The City Pavilion.

With over 20 years’ experience working within the ten-pin bowling industry, Ventola have a sought-after reputation for creating custom-designed lighting solutions, including LED lighting above and around bowling lanes as well as bowling pin lighting that reacts when players make a strike.

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