This year marked the 20th anniversary of the Highways Awards – celebrating the best and brightest from across the sector and championing the highways heroes who keep Britain moving.
Each year over 600 colleagues gather to celebrate achievements, raise a glass, and celebrate the projects, teams, and individuals driving real change and improving the industry as well as the lives of citizens across the UK.
The awards took place on Wednesday 11 October at Park Plaza in London. Hosted by actor and comedian, Kerry Godliman, the event began with a drinks reception, followed by a three-course meal, award presentation and networking.
Re-flow joined a line-up of industry giants who sponsored the award categories, including Blakedale, GWH, Highway Care, IHE, Kiely Group, Kier, Messagemaker, Mott Macdonald, Maggie’s, Norse Highways, NWSRG, Shell, Waterman Aspen and clients Conway an WJ.
The Award categories were:
- Active Travel Scheme of the Year
- Apprentice of the Year
- Best Use of New Technology Award
- Environmental Sustainability Award
- Health and Wellbeing Award
- Highway Partnership Award
- Judges Special Merit Award
- Lifetime Achievement Award
- Maintenance Efficiency Award
- Major Project Award
- Michael Conway MBE Community Leaders Award
- Product of the Year
- Road Safety Scheme of the Year
- Site Safety Initiative Award
- Steve Berry Highways Authority Innovation Award
- Team of the Year
- Winter Service and Climate Resilience Award
Represented by Ashley Wing, Head of Sales and Marketing, Daniel Moyse, Sales Manager, Adam Kyffin, Business Development Manager and Josh Sims, Marketing Executive, who cheered on nominees from their table. Joining them were Mat Field and Simon Hibbert from City TM, and Oliver Robinson and Sarah Robinson from OLR Services Ltd.
Re-flow sponsored the Best Use of New Technology Award which recognised how technology can make significant improvements to the highways industry. As a rapidly growing tech company whose software aims to improve efficiency, increase productivity and ensure compliance, this award was close to Re-flow’s mission.
WJ won the award for their revolutionary technology, ThermoPrint. Introduced to redefine road marking safety and efficiency, ThermoPrint is an automated, fully autonomous machine that effectively removes the hazardous, manual process of laying thermoplastic road markings by hand.
Ashley Wing, Head of Sales and Marketing, said: “Re-flow champions the use of new technology in the industry. As a leader in the digital revolution in highways, we are proud to support the sector and its clients on their journey. It’s exciting to see so many businesses turning to technology to improve their processes and grow. WJ are a Re-flow client which makes this award win doubly special. Congratulations to them and all the other nominees. It was a special night.”
This week Re-flow will be exhibiting at Highways UK, showcasing their software through live demos and offering support sessions to existing clients at stand 98. Business Development Manager, Graham Pardoe will be delivering a talk on how field management software can solve the challenges in the highways industry. Followed by, Re-flow CEO and Founder Mike Saunders, who will be taking part in a discussion about how tech and data can increase output and productivity.
To learn more about Re-flow’s award-winning field management software, call 01392 574002 or visit www.re-flow.co.uk.