Dangers of using sandbags to secure barriers and fencing

Why are sandbags used to secure barriers and fencing? Sandbags are commonly used as a form of defence against flooding and to secure temporary fencing. Generally, they are effective and offer some distinct advantages, such as: Inexpensive to make...

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Safety & Compliance

Dangers of using sandbags to secure barriers and fencing

Dangers of using sandbags to secure barriers and fencing

Why are sandbags used to secure barriers and fencing? Sandbags are commonly used as a form of defence against flooding and t...

5 road works safety challenges and how to solve them

5 road works safety challenges and how to solve them

Safety is paramount when working on highways and street works. Ensuring operatives and the public are safe and that road user...

4 ways autumn weather can affect site safety

How can autumn weather affect site safety? When it comes to site safety, each season can bring its own hazards. From prolong...

Lane Rental scheme: changes and how we can help

The TfL Lane Rental scheme, initially introduced in 2012, applies to the most traffic-sensitive areas and times of day in the...

Guide to Chapter 8 & Red Book compliant products

Understanding Chapter 8 & the Red Book is essential before starting street works. That’s why Oxford Plastics have p...

Accessibility

How we've implemented social distancing safety

How we've implemented social distancing safety

As the world is starting to make its way back to the days of ‘normality’, we’d like to take some time to an...

Disabilities in streetworks

Disabilities in streetworks

Streetworks are a necessary part of maintaining road infrastructure, pedestrian safety and the modernisation of our environme...

Guide to temporary walkways

Guide to temporary walkways

Looking for temporary walkways for over mud, or perhaps your construction site? Whatever the purpose, it’s important to...

Ways to Roll Out Social Distancing on the High Street

Ways to Roll Out Social Distancing on the High Street

With the streets likely to start busying up over the coming weeks, as government announcements continue to resurrect the econ...

Sustainability

Guide to recycling construction materials

Guide to recycling construction materials

In 2019, 38% of global carbon emissions were caused by the construction industry. As an industry, we have a responsibility to...

Our recycling and sustainability mission

Here at Oxford Plastics, we are dedicated to reducing the amount of waste produced and recycling our materials where possible...

2019 the year for sustainability across festivals

As the UK festival season comes to a close, sites are packed down and attendees put the (biodegradable) glitter and tents awa...

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Guide to recycling construction materials

Guide to recycling construction materials

In 2019, 38% of global carbon emissions were caused by the construction industry. As an industry, we have a responsibility to...

5 road works safety challenges and how to solve them

5 road works safety challenges and how to solve them

Safety is paramount when working on highways and street works. Ensuring operatives and the public are safe and that road user...

Oxford Plastics attend Speedy Expo 2022

Oxford Plastics attend Speedy Expo 2022

This year, we were happy to attend the Speedy Expo on the 12th-13th October 2022 held at the Exhibition Centre in Liverpool....

4 ways autumn weather can affect site safety

4 ways autumn weather can affect site safety

How can autumn weather affect site safety? When it comes to site safety, each season can bring its own hazards. From prolong...

Product Focus

Oxford Plastics Launches New Quick Fit EnduraSign QuickFit Frame

Oxford Plastics Launches New Quick Fit EnduraSign QuickFit Frame

Street Works Sign hits the road Leading innovator and manufacturer of site safety equipment Oxford Plastics has announced th...

5 solutions the LowPro 100 provides

5 solutions the LowPro 100 provides

Last month saw the exciting launch of our new product, the LowPro 100. With this innovative new product to our versatile rang...

New product launch: LowPro 100

In light of the UK government’s internet coverage scheme, Project Gigabit, Oxford Plastics are proud to launch our new...

Ultimate guide to ground protection equipment

From ground protection mats to temporary walkways, here at Oxford Plastics, we have a wide range of ground protection equipme...

LowPro road plates vs steel plates

Ever wondered what the difference is between steel and plastic road plates? Here at Oxford Plastics, we understand the import...

Our People

Oxford Plastics with… Senior Customer Care Specialist (Hannah)

Oxford Plastics with… Senior Customer Care Specialist (Hannah)

Here at Oxford Plastics, we think it’s important our clients and suppliers know about the excellent people who make Oxf...

Oxford Plastics with… UK Business Development Manager (Josh)

Here at Oxford Plastics, we think it’s important our clients and suppliers know about the excellent people who make Oxf...

Oxford Plastics News

Oxford Plastics attend Speedy Expo 2022

Oxford Plastics attend Speedy Expo 2022

This year, we were happy to attend the Speedy Expo on the 12th-13th October 2022 held at the Exhibition Centre in Liverpool....

Oxford Plastics 2021 Annual Business Roundup

Oxford Plastics 2021 Annual Business Roundup

From all of us at Oxford Plastics, we’d like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. For any enquiries,...

Trench Grid – Amey Utilities’ 2020 Challenge winner

Trench Grid – Amey Utilities’ 2020 Challenge winner

Recently, we embarked on a journey with one of the UK’s biggest utility companies, Amey. They supply utilities such as...

A Letter to Our Customers and Suppliers Regarding Brexit

A Letter to Our Customers and Suppliers Regarding Brexit

Dear Customers (and) Suppliers (and fellow industry bodies), Oxford Plastic(s) (Systems Ltd) is an internationally trading e...