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Brent Council’s partnership with Velocity shortlisted for Highways Award October 9, 2019

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 … Read more


Velocity head for Wembley to tackle potholes in London June 18, 2019

Twice as many potholes are set to be filled in Brent, as the borough becomes the first in the capital to adopt the widespread use of spray-injection patching to repair roads. Working with road repair specialists Velocity, the council is pioneering the use of the method in the capital to tackle potholes and other defects … Read more


Record order for Velocity Patching Machines March 22, 2019

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, … Read more


Velocity’s fleet gets set for a record year March 12, 2019

With hundreds of thousands of tonnes of material moving through our machines each year a robust maintenance regime is essential. Built to last, our machines are designed and manufactured to withstand heavy usage. After working throughout the winter months, all machines will be returning to base in rotation over the coming weeks for a full … Read more


Additional road improvements great news for Herefordshire January 31, 2019

Jesse Norman MP praises impact of additional £5.1 million investment in county’s roads The Minister of State for Transport, Jesse Norman MP, visited Hereford on Friday (25 January) where he lauded the benefits of an additional £5.108 million Department for Transport investment, which is already improving roads across the county. Photo: Balfour Beatty Living Places … Read more


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