UK Power Networks launches ‘Game-changing’ roadworks tool

An automated roadworks planning tool is cutting connection times for customers, in a trial led by UK Power Networks. The company successfully used 1Streetworks software in phase one of a trial to quote for and connect small power connections for customers. It reduced the hours surveyors spent on labour-intensive streetworks design plans from hours to […]

Growing a business on both sides of the Atlantic, this week on Highways Voices

“One thing I think that has been key to our success is actually delivering tangible value to customers with the solution that we provide,” explains One Network founder James Harris on this week’s Highways Voices podcast as he discusses how his company has cornered the roadworks information and management market in the UK, and is […]

HAUC(UK) and Transport for London on the ‘Road to Net Zero’

HAUC(UK) and Transport for London (TfL) have combined forces to run and fund a research project to minimise the impact of street and road works on climate change. Following a procurement process, two partners; the University of Birmingham and EA Technology have been selected to undertake a comprehensive study on the street and road works […]

Government tightens the belt on utility companies to avoid ‘plague of potholes’

The Government is to introduce a new performance-based inspection regime that will see the worst performing utility companies whose street works fail to meet strict standards face financial penalties. These companies will go on to be inspected more regularly by local authorities to ensure their work meets rigorous criteria and they leave roads in a […]

Thames Water fined £100,000 for unsafe street work practices

Transport for London (TfL) has successfully prosecuted Thames Water for four safety streetworks related offences committed on the Transport for London Road Network. The works took place on the Purley Way, Eltham Road and West Hill in October and November 2019, with prosecution delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.  Ensuring that street works are safe for people walking, […]


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