Figures from the Department for Transport (DfT) released in response to a question in the House of Commons show that since the start of 2011/12 councils across the North have received on average 15 per cent less funding for road maintenance per head of population than those in the South.
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
George Lee, national director of the Road Safety Markings Association (RSMA), has called on the Government to carry out a comprehensive review and reorganisation of procurement procedures in the highways sector.
He claims this would harvest significant tax-payer savings and free more funds for safety initiatives and road maintenance.
Speaking ahead of …Read More