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The Big Picture for Highways, Street Lighting and Winter Maintenance Services 2017

The APSE highways, street lighting and winter maintenance services seminar is a must attend event for all those working within the sector. This year the event will be held at the Hilton Hotel, Blackpool on the 9-10 March 2017.

Topics include:

  • Self-assessment and accessing the improvement funds
  • Fighting for funding – the public support for highways, street lighting and winter gritting services
  • The role of Highways and Street Lighting professionals in making our roads safe
  • Well managed highways infrastructure – implementing the new code
  • Risk management and insurance – what will the new code mean?
  • Obstructive lighting
  • Utilities and highways authorities: can we do things better?
  • Road safety markings: Improving the driver experience
  • Flooding: Is it now a bigger risk than snow to our winter maintenance services?


Speaker Presentations

Department for Transport - Key note plenary

Gary Kemp, Policy Advisor, Department for Transport

Fighting for funding for roads, highways and street lighting

Paul O’Brien, Chief Executive, APSE

The role of the Highways and Street Lighting Professionals in making roads safer

Stuart Beale, Principal Engineer and Team Leader, Highways England

Well managed highway infrastructure

Richard Hayes, Chief Executive, Institute of Highways Engineer

Risk management and insurance: What will claims solicitors be looking for?

Chris Craig, Technical and Complex Claims Manager, Zurich Municipal

Recovering the Highways Asset

Gary Mallin, Contracts Manager, Cheshire East Council

APSE Service Team of the Year in Highways

Andrew Martin, Service Director, Highways & Emergency Planning, Dorset County Council

Delivering an excellent service in Aberdeenshire

Bill Lennox, Roads Quality & Resources Manager, Aberdeenshire Council

Workshop 1: Street Lighting

Paul Worthington, Engineering Manager - Street lighting,  Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council

Workshop 3: Winter maintenance and winter resilience

Lester Burton, Service Manager - Highways Technical Services, East Riding of Yorkshire Council

Road Safety Markings: Improving the driver experience and making roads safer?

George Lee, Director, Road Safety Markings Association

Utilities and highways authorities: Can we do things better?

Paul Gerard, National Joint Utilities Group

Road Traffic Management – Best Practice when procuring services

Alastair Smith, Hatton Traffic Management

Winter resilience: Is our infrastructure fit for purpose to cope with flooding?

Dr Angela Connelly, School of Environment, Education and Development, University of Manchester

Street lighting: The past, the present and the future?

Fiona Horgan, Institute of Lighting Professionals

Promoting excellence in public services

APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) is a not for profit unincorporated association working with over 300 councils throughout the UK. Promoting excellence in public services, APSE is the foremost specialist in local authority frontline services, hosting a network for frontline service providers in areas such as waste and refuse collection, parks and environmental services, cemeteries and crematorium, environmental health, leisure, school meals, cleaning, housing and building maintenance.




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