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  • 13 Nov 2017

    Selection of temporary barriers Temporary barriers are a requirement for health and safety and the choice of type of deployment depends on a number of critical factors. Duration of project How long will you require the barrier for? This also has an impact on the type of barrier required for civil jobs. If over a set duration then your choices of barrier system are different and are heavily reliant on...[ read more ]

  • 23 Apr 2013

    There was a serious incident in Coquitlam, a city in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, Canada last week, where a Dodge Caravan heading west on Lougheed near Pitt River Road crossed the centre line. It clipped two other cars before crashing into a third; the driver of the third vehicle that was hit died at the scene. Mayor Richard Stewart has called for urgent safety barriers to be added...[ read more ]

  • 08 Apr 2013

    Shalimar, a town in Okaloosa County, Florida has been home to a load of concrete barriers that have been causing residents annoyance. They have been more than a headache to everyone, since they have slowed down traffic on one of the main roads in the town. The concrete barrier blocks have been separating one side of the road to the other, and closed some of the lanes, for nearly a...[ read more ]

  • 29 Jan 2013

    We had a festival organiser call us yesterday and ask if we hire standard front of house barriers- of course we do! These barriers can be called a number of different names and they actually come in two different styles. The first are crowd control barriers or they can be also known as crowd barriers, pedestrian barriers or crowd safety barriers. They are 1.1m high and are good for small...[ read more ]

  • 21 Jan 2013

    The Sundance film festival, that is going on this week, literally went off with a bang when a fire extinguisher exploded in a tent, when visitors to the festival were watching a newly released film. The fire extinguisher was knocked off the wall, exploded on impact, and then filled the tent with a smoky, cloudy fog. The moviegoers actually thought it was a gun shot or a bomb exploding, so...[ read more ]

  • 18 Jan 2013

    If you've ordered anything from us for tomorrow or Saturday, please be aware that the snow expected might cause some problems on the roads. This could cause possible delays on the delivery or collection times of your stuff, but our lovely drivers will do all they can to complete their jobs in the safest way possible. If you are worried about your order, or want an update, then just call...[ read more ]

  • 07 Jan 2013

    The world's number 1 tennis player, Novak Djokovic recently had an accident involving a crowd barrier last week . Djokovic was playing at the Hopman Cup in Perth, Australia when the incident occurred. He had just beaten Italy's Andreas Seppi in straight sets when he decided to celebrate and go and sign autographs for fans around the court.     He went to one side of the court and started...[ read more ]

  • 03 Jan 2013

    The Jonas Brothers, a American boy band consisting of, yes you guessed it 3 brothers are apparently getting sued by an American woman who said that she was crushed against a crowd control barrier during one of their gigs. The concert took place at The Grove shopping centre in Los Angeles back in May 2010.     She was apparently stood up against the concert barriers when the audience pushed...[ read more ]

  • 12 Dec 2012

    In Greenwich Connecticut last week, a tractor decided to travel down the interstate. Somehow he must have picked up quite a bit of speed as he went crashing into a row of concrete barriers that were lined up.     There were quite a few of the temporary concrete barriers to clear up though as they had crashed onto the other lane. Luckily there were no injuries caused by the...[ read more ]

  • 03 Dec 2012

    So on Saturday night, David Cameron got a shock when he came face to face with a woman on stage whilst turning on the Christmas lights in Witney, Oxfordshire. The woman in question jumped over the Crowd Control barriers and is meant to have gotten on stage with the prime minister and continually used threatening words and behaviour towards him. She will now appear before magistrates for jumping over these...[ read more ]