Case Studies

Thorn’s Urba bollards lead the way at Coed Melyn Park


Thorn’s Urba bollard in Warm White 3000K have provided a successful lighting upgrade for the pathway through Coed Melyn Park located.

Panasonic Aquarea A2W Heat Pumps provide heating and hot water for new rural housing development


A new housing development in the rural village of North Kelsey has been provided with renewable energy heating thanks to Panasonic’s Aquarea Mono-bloc air to water heat pumps.

On-the-go Recycling Success by Leafield’s Cup Bins


Leafield Environmental, a Wiltshire based company are proud to have designed and manufactured a cup recycling bin range to support many national coffee cup recycling schemes including the #LeedsByExample campaign run by Hubbub.

Vent-Axia’s Datalogging Lo-Carbon Revive 7 Protects Landlord in Disrepair Case


Lo-Carbon Revive 7 fans from leading British ventilation manufacturer, Vent-Axia, are proving crucial in a social housing disrepair case.

Dedicated app simplifies parking permit renewals for Nottingham drivers


Drivers in Nottingham can now buy and renew their parking permits through Nottingham City Council’s parking app – RHParking – following the ongoing development of the app by APT SKIDATA, one of the UK’s leading parking solutions providers.

Truespeed lights up map of South-West - announces full fibre broadband roll-out in Bath and environs


Bath-based Truespeed has started rolling out its ultrafast, gigabit-capable full fibre broadband network in Bath, propelling the World Heritage city into the gigabit era.

Hunter Douglas Architectural ceiling gets ‘Royal’ seal of approval


A new £4.8 million pavilion for the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland (RHASS) marks an exciting new chapter for the organisation behind the prestigious annual Royal Highland Show.

Telematics Triumph for Metropolitan Thames Valley


Metropolitan Thames Valley chose Teletrac Navman’s end-to-end fleet management solution in order to help create a safe driving culture across its fleet.

Charity fundraisers drafted in to deliver Covid-19 home testing service


Specialist charity fundraising teams are being drafted in to extend public health capacity in London, facilitating home-based Covid-19 testing and providing information to protect and support residents.

Kier record 82% reduction in repeat visits thanks to UltraCrete Tough Patch®


After working closely with market-leading highway specialists, UltraCrete, Kier have recorded a massive 82% reduction in repeat visits to the same pothole repair site.

Council forecasts £1m savings in school transport using online planning tool


A council says it expects to save more than £1m on its SEND and mainstream school transport budgets after switching from planning home-to-school routes manually to digitally.

Northeast Group once again confirms Telensa as Global #1 in Smart Street Lighting


Telensa has been confirmed, for the third year in a row, as the world’s leading provider of smart streetlighting by independent analyst company, Northeast Group.

Dublin City Council give green light for green weed control


Greentown Environmental Ltd and Weedingtech’s Foamstream have been chosen by Dublin City Council for the provision of herbicide weed control across the Dublin City area.

School installs barriers to reduce risk of spreading coronavirus


A Nottinghamshire primary school has taken tough action to ensure that parents and children socially distance during drop off and pick up times, to reduce the risk of spreading Covid-19.

Safety barriers protect pedestrians in Sheffield city centre


Safety barriers have been installed near a Sheffield city centre tram line to protect pedestrians and pub-goers.

Lambeth Council rewards APCOA Parking for outstanding service delivery


APCOA Parking is delighted to announce that the London Borough of Lambeth has extended its parking services contract for a further 4-year period, from 14 November 2020.

Devon County Council and SSE Contracting select Telensa for smart streetlighting project


Telensa, the leading global provider of connected street lighting and smart city applications, has announced that it has been selected by energy services provider, SSE Contracting and Devon County Council to upgrade streetlighting in Devon to a smart control system.

Bermondsey Bar & Kitchen is first venue to win COVID Accreditation in Gov pilot scheme


London venue Bermondsey Bar & Kitchen is the first business to secure a COVID Compliant Accreditation as part of a new Government scheme.

TechnologyOne continues to expand its enterprise Software as a Service (SaaS) presence in Northern Ireland


Mid & East Antrim Borough Council is driving cost savings and efficiencies by switching to a new, integrated Software as a Service solution from leading enterprise software provider TechnologyOne.

Council puts customers first with new digital platform


Tewkesbury Borough Council is set to transform the way it interacts with its customers online following its decision to sign up with new digital platform Liberty Create.

Time for a council tax precept to fund CCTV image

Time for a council tax precept to fund CCTV

The crisis in funding for CCTV systems is not being addressed by the government or the police and is leading to the curtailment of this vital service in local authorities across the country. How can we ensure that communities that want this service continue to receive it, asks Tom Reeve.
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