Luton Council become 100th organisation to sign Stamp it Out Commitment

Following a rise in road worker abuse in the area, Luton Council has taken positive steps to help eradicate it by signing the industry-led Stamp It Out Commitment. In doing so it becomes the 100th organisation, whether local authority or contractor to sign the pledge in under six months. By signing this, the council pledges […]

Luton Council condemns abuse on road workers after two serious incidents

Two serious incidents of abuse on road workers maintaining Luton’s road network has led to the council and its contractor, VolkerHighways, reinforcing their condemnation of abuse on anyone that works on the public highway. In one incident that took place in Dallow Road, road workers and traffic management operatives were verbally abused and threatened by […]

VolkerHighways installs zero carbon street lighting in parks across Luton

VolkerHighways has installed solar street lighting at two public locations in Luton – Kingsway Park and Wandon Park Solar street lighting produces zero carbon, with no electricity waste, and eliminates the need for cabling, trenching, feeder cabinets and connecting to the grid for electrical supply. As part of VolkerHighways’ street lighting term maintenance contract with […]

Programme to prevent potholes continues on Luton’s roads

Work to protect Luton’s roads from potholes appearing has gathered pace with the start of the annual surface dressing programme. More than 35,000 square metres of surface dressing will be laid on the network this summer by the council’s specialist contractor RMS. This is the equivalent to more than five times the size of the […]

Luton Highways teams to start most comprehensive roads repair programme ever

Luton Council is to double the amount of money spent on fixing potholes as part of its most ambitious multi-million pound programme of highway works ever. This will include providing new road surfaces and use of sustainable surface treatments that will reduce the number of potholes forming on roads around Luton in the future. Working […]

Anti-idling campaign achieving results in Luton

Luton Council’s campaign to help improve air quality in the area is having an impact as drivers get on board by switching off. The ‘Engines off’ campaign was launched this year to raise awareness of the impacts of air quality on people’s health as well as the financial implication of running car engines while parking.  […]

Investment in Luton’s roads delivers results

 Luton Council has completed its annual programme of road improvements across the town, which were conducted over the summer months. When asked for feedback about highways and transportation, recent survey results showed that Luton’s residents considered the condition of the town’s roads to be a top priority. Luton Council therefore invested £5.2 million in a programme […]


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