Tag Archives: Road Furniture

Automatic street lighting colour intensity

Minnesota city trials street lighting from Echelon connected to the IoT for remote adjustment or automatic environment-based control. Echelon Corporation is currently conducting a deployment of so-called “white tunable” connected streetlighting with the municipal leaders of White Bear Lake, a …

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Full colour for tourist gateway signs

Retroreflective materials from Rennicks are enabling the use of full colour imagery as part of road signage for tourist locations. The newly issued “Traffic Signs Regulations & General Directions (TSRGD) 2016” from the UK Department for Transport (DfT) includes provisions …

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Flexible bollards delineate traffic in cycling scheme

The Belfast Cycle Network is using flexible bollards with attached signage to mark the cycle lanes and keep cyclists separated from other traffic in the city. Innovative self-righting SPS 2Twenty bollards from SignPost Solutions, part of the SWARCO Group, are …

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Remotely configurable temporary LED speed signs

A new range of LED speed signs has been developed for use outside schools with the ability to remotely configure them to set temporary speed limits. Messagemaker has developed a new electronic speed reduction safety sign, which has already been …

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Domestic car theft prevention with rising bollards

The use of rising bollards for preventing thefts of vehicles from driveways at domestic properties could provide an answer to fighting vehicle crime. With police budgets being cut further in the UK and forces being required to meet tighter financial …

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Decorative blocks protect from vehicle incursions

The refurbished Birmingham New Street railway station is being protected from hostile vehicle attacks using PAS 68 blocks and planters. Townscape Products has installed 20 PAS 68 Counter Terror (CT) Blocks and three stainless steel PAS 68 planters, designed to …

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Shallow foundation hostile vehicle bollard

An impact tested shallow foundation bollard has been produced by Avon Barrier for hostile vehicle mitigation applications. Avon Barrier has introduced the Avon Resilience SSF100 bollard, an impact tested super shallow bollard with a foundation depth of just 100mm, thus …

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Solar powered LED road studs light the way through Ayrshire

One road in Ayshire has successfully reduced accident levels after being furnished with solar powered LED studs to light the centre and edges of the road. East Ayrshire Council in Scotland has become the first local authority in the UK …

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British company celebrates 40 years specialising in perimeter security

Townscape Products has capped its fourth decade of street furniture manufacturing with two high profile hostile vehicle mitigation projects. Staff at Sutton-in-Ashfield manufacturing company, Townscape Products, have been celebrating four decades of successful production of equipment for perimeter security and …

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Minister visits modernized road sign printing facility

A modernised facility for printing traffic management as well as heritage and tourism signs gains high level recognition from Secretary of State for Transport. Royal British Legion Industries (RBLI) is a charity which has recently completed the first stage of …

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