Safety & Compliance

Lane Rental scheme: changes and how we can help

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

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...

Composite trench covers vs traditional steel products

Composite trench covers vs traditional steel products

Using either steel or composite trench covers to cover bores, trenches or apertures is an effective way of maintaining access...

How Oxford Plastics can Ensure Social Distancing on Campus

How Oxford Plastics can Ensure Social Distancing on Campus

All places of education are due to reopen in September and we’re sure at the front of every headteacher, chancellor and...

Why Select Oxford Plastics for your High Street Requirements?

Why Select Oxford Plastics for your High Street Requirements?

Selecting a supplier for anything can be a challenging process, more so during the COVID-19 pandemic when councils and local...

Construction site hazards

Construction site hazards

How to stay safe on a construction site The construction industry provides a workplace environment that presents high risks...

The benefits of premium construction materials

The benefits of premium construction materials

With many factors contributing to the success or failure of a construction project, including weather, workforce, client dema...

Introducing The Integrated Street Works Safety System

Introducing The Integrated Street Works Safety System

Robust plastic fencing & site monitoring system are 2 of the solutions in the new TfL lead Open Innovation programme: Lon...

Ensuring Your Construction Site Is Compliant

Ensuring Your Construction Site Is Compliant

Compliance on a construction site not only ticks crucial health and safety boxes but can save lives and ensure the safety of...

When Cheap Ain’t Cheerful: A Health & Safety Nightmare

When Cheap Ain’t Cheerful: A Health & Safety Nightmare

In recent years the trench cover market has seen a rise in cheap composite trench covers. In many ways they look like a typic...

Are Your Footway Boards Compliant?

Are Your Footway Boards Compliant?

An excavation or trench may be covered and appear safe for both pedestrians, vehicles and the like – but does it adhere...

End of the Road for Lane Rental Schemes?

End of the Road for Lane Rental Schemes?

In the UK we focus a lot of time & energy on keeping traffic flowing around roadworks. Alas, it’s a tale we all kno...