New tool kit launched to reduce road maintenance costs

The Highways Maintenance Efficiency Programme (HMEP) has released a comprehensive guide to cutting highway maintenance costs, the toolkit has been created to help local authorities manage costs more efficiently.

The guide is designed to give practical help and offer examples of achieving sustainable change.

Transport for London’s Director of Roads, Dana Skelley …Read More

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Road Marking Survey to begin

The Road Safety Markings Association (RSMA) is to begin one of its largest ever surveys on the condition of road markings.

This survey will cover roads in England, Wales and Scotland, as well as expand to Northern Ireland, essentially making it the biggest nationwide survey ever undertaken by the association.

The aim …Read More

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£28bn budget boost for road maintenance

We reported a few weeks back on the downside to the planned budget changes for local authorities, however, more details on the proposed national investment have been released.

The Government has backed its promise with a £28bn budget and a six year funding guarantee, providing a guaranteed pipeline of work which future …Read More

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We’re in the new SCS Advert

Our road marking services will be on show in the new SCS TV Advert to be aired soon.

We were asked to update the car park markings at the front of the store, including the disabled bay and thatching.

SCS are another client who values our services, adding to a list of …Read More

Gritters out as road melt in heat wave

With temperatures topping 30C, the heat is causing the bitumen in some roads to soften and rise to the top. This makes the surface sticky and more susceptible to pressure from heavy vehicles which can make parts of it sink, resulting in a ridge and furrow effect.

Areas, where roads have …Read More

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Highways Agency to get radical overhaul

The Government has announced that the Highways Agency is to become a public owned corporation, with a dedicated budget of £4.7 billion per year.

Chief secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander said that the coalition was committed to spending £28bn on roads in the six years after April 2015.

The money will …Read More

Latest budget increases pressure on road maintenance

Last weeks budget was a mixture of highs and lows for the UK’s infrastructure projects, though national projects will see a review with the Government focusing on increasing investment in national infrastructure.

However, local authorities had a 10% spending cut, which will result in local road maintenance plans being shelved.

Institution of …Read More

Road markings fall outside new CPR program

From the 1st of July the implementation of the Construction Products Regulation (CPR), will require that all construction products to carry a CE Mark.

However, road markings are not to be included within this regulation as these products do not have a harmonised European Norm (hEN). Conditions of the CPR require …Read More

A new member of the Anglo team

Having had our website redesigned in April, we wanted to update our vehicle fleet to include the new logo and contact details.

Yesterday our newest edition arrived at Anglo HQ. Check out the pics below.