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Velocity invest in capacity to meet increasing demand for pothole repairs August 23, 2018

Road repair specialists Velocity have invested in new machines to meet the increasing demand for their services from local authorities and term-maintenance contractors throughout the UK. Two new machines have joined the fleet, each with the capability to repair up to 200 potholes and other defects per day. Velocity pioneered spray-injection patching to carry out … Read more


Velocity win the ‘Pothole War’ January 16, 2018

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 … Read more


Road preservation… May 28, 2014

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. … Read more


HI-TECH MACHINES TACKLE NEATH PORT TALBOT POTHOLE PROBLEMS

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 … Read more


Highway to hell? October 23, 2013

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 … Read more


Call to Action to tackle the “mess” of local roads September 20, 2013

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 … Read more


Full speed ahead for award-winning velocity May 28, 2013

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 … Read more


Velocity put dorset on the road to success February 15, 2013

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 … Read more


Velocity’s highway to heaven! December 13, 2012

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, … Read more


New Owner for Velocity May 21, 2012

Pothole repair specialist Velocity has been taken over by the Reece Group, who had previously bought 50% of the company for an undisclosed sum last year. It has now snapped up the remaining half of the £7m turnover Velocity. John Reece, chairman of Reece Group, said: “We acquired 50% of Velocity last summer with a … Read more