World’s highest approved containment road barrier used to protect M1 footbridge

The installation of the world’s highest approved containment road barrier has been used to give one of the UK’s oldest motorway footbridges a new lease of life. Smithy Wood Footbridge across the M1 near Ecclesfield, in Sheffield, has served the stretch of motorway since it first opened in the 1960s. The historic bridge, now roughly […]

New road barrier business group formed by Hill & Smith Ltd

A new business group has been formed combining the strength and expertise of four leading UK road safety barrier firms, the Hill & Smith group has announced. The new group brings together Asset VRS, Varley & Gulliver, Hardstaff Barriers and Hill & Smith Barrier, which are all part of Hill & Smith Ltd. The move […]


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