An innovative partnership between the London Borough of Brent and Velocity has been shortlisted for the industry’s Highways Awards. Organised by Highways Magazine, the annual awards celebrate the best practices from local authorities and the supply chain. Shortlisted in the Highways Maintenance Efficiency category, Velocity’s work with Brent involves an ambitious project to carry out… Continue reading Brent Council’s partnership with Velocity shortlisted for Highways Award
Velocity have followed a record year of growth with a major order to supply our innovative machines. In the largest single order for the company, work is currently underway to build sixteen new Velocity Patching machines for a customer in the UK. Joining them on the production line are three further machines for domestic customers,… Continue reading Record order for Velocity Patching Machines
Road repair specialists Velocity put their expertise under the spotlight as they went head-to-head in the battle against potholes on the BBC’s flagship magazine programme, The One Show. Dubbed ‘Pothole Wars’, Velocity performed under the watchful eyes of an expert panel to determine the best way to tackle the potholes. The panel was headed by… Continue reading Velocity win the ‘Pothole War’
It’s the very essence of a double-whammy. Another wet winter followed by freezing conditions means the pothole backlog is once again threatening crisis for our highways, the indispensable backbone of Britain. At the same time, local authority budgets continue their year-on-year reductions. Car-damaging, bike-toppling, ankle-turning potholes are the bane of road-users and local authorities alike.… Continue reading Road preservation…
State-of-the-art machines have been utilised to repair more than 1,300 potholes and similar defects on many of Neath Port Talbot’s rural roads. The Velocity patching machines were used to repair some of the worst-hit roads during a month-long blitz. The works were identified via annual network condition surveys and the repairs have already resulted in… Continue reading HI-TECH MACHINES TACKLE NEATH PORT TALBOT POTHOLE PROBLEMS
This feature appeared in the July 2013 issue of Highways magazine. Phill Lewis of road preservation experts Velocity reflects on how the UK’s authorities are increasingly changing priorities and opening up to new thinking in these times of austerity There was a time, not so very long ago, when the challenge of the UK’s… Continue reading Highway to hell?
ROAD preservation experts Velocity have described Britain’s local roads as “a mess” in the wake of alarming new figures that reveal the country now has a pothole for every mile of road. Part of the Reece Group of Companies, Velocity are calling on more local authorities to take preventative action to tackle the growing pothole… Continue reading Call to Action to tackle the “mess” of local roads
Staff at road preservation experts Velocity, part of the Reece Group, have celebrated success as North East export champions… with the launch of a new £150,000 machine specifically designed to tackle the pothole backlog here in the UK. The Sunderland firm won the North East Exporter of the Year award at the Stadium of Light… Continue reading Full speed ahead for award-winning velocity
The ground-breaking technology of road repair specialists Velocity has won high praise after helping Dorset County Council win a leading public services award. Dorset won the Best Service Team award for Highways, Winter Maintenance and Street Lighting in a prestigious ceremony organised by the Association of Public Service Excellence. The award was presented by Emmerdale… Continue reading Velocity put dorset on the road to success
If you’re a decision-maker within the transport department of a local authority, damning daily forecasts of bad winters combined with an ever-reducing budget may feel like a road to hell. But road repair experts Velocity have the solution to the double-whammy nightmare of cuts and potholes. In fact, in these times of austerity and cut-backs,… Continue reading Velocity’s highway to heaven!