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Blakedale News

Feb 2, 2018

Our Road Marker Posts division has been featured in the January IHE Technical Bulletin, a publicaton for the Institute of Highway Engineers. Joint Managing Director, Carmen Bowley highlights Blakedale's Advanced Warning Maintenance Indicator (AWMI) posts and the role these are playing in making emergency refuge areas on smart motorways highly visible. 

Jan 29, 2018

We are very proud of our Fleet and Compliance Manager, Vicky Brown for having her own feature Fleet News. Vicky has risen through the ranks since joining Blakedale as an adminstrator a decade ago. In her spare time she works as a TV extra and has appeared in popular soaps, dramas and even a Hollywood film. Read her full interview in the January 2018 edition, also pictured here. 


Nov 30, 2017

Blakedale has been featured in a publication for the Institute of Highway Engineers. Under the headline "Investing in road worker safety" our Joint Managing Director, Carmen Bowley explains why a more widespread adoption of Impact Protection Vehicles (IPV) and CCTV technologies is needed to make the job of working on the UK's roads safer. 

Oct 30, 2017

We are reinforcing our commitment to highway safety with the launch of a new 3.5 tonne Impact Protection Vehicle (IPV), designed to provide additional workforce protection on carriageways up to 40 mph. The new Light Truck Mounted Attenuator (LTMA) Crash Cushion is one of the first of its kind in the UK and will have its debut outing this week at the Road Expo Scotland on 1-2 November. 

Oct 26, 2017

Joint Managing Director of Blakedale, Carmen Bowley, was on BBC Radio Lancashire recently to talk about an anti litter campaign she has started in our local community. 

Apr 6, 2017

It’s the final day of Traffex and the votes are in! We are very pleased to announce that the name of Blakedale’s new low-bodied 3.5 tonne Traffic Management Vehicle is… the Cone Ranger.