Formed in 1981, Maltaward has carried out Civil Engineering contracts through the South East of England and has established an excellent reputation with their clients. Maltaward Barriers Ltd was set up in 2004 to specialise in the provision of plastic and concrete barriers for sale and hire. This blog is the perfect place to catch up with news and events from Maltward and to find out more about the company.
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Maltaward are pleased to announce that we have successfully retained the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) Gold accreditation for a third consecutive year. The FORS accreditation system has been designed to help improve the safety and efficiency of freight deliveries, protecting vulnerable road users and drivers alike in London and the UK. This prestigious accreditation […] The post FORS GOLD ACCREDITATION appeared first on...
Maltaward are pleased to announce that we have successfully retained the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) Gold accreditation for a third consecutive year.
The FORS accreditation system has been designed to help improve the safety and efficiency of freight deliveries, protecting vulnerable road users and drivers alike in London and the UK.
This prestigious accreditation forms part of Maltaward Barriers ongoing strategy for continuous improvement and confirms our commitment to the highest levels of best practice in the industry.
The FORS scheme integrates with our ISO and SSIP management systems adding to our top-level CHAS Premium Plus accreditation, strengthening our existing policies and procedures.
The renewal of our accreditation, through the successful completion of an extensive audit was greatly assisted by Chris Shelford and the team at Ridgeway Training.
The Audit covered every aspect of our transport management operations including health & safety, environmental Impact, resourcing and training and vehicle maintenance.
Our modern vehicle fleet of Hiab and Articulated HGV’s are fitted with the latest range of safety features designed to improve the safety of all road users and demonstrates our commitment to improving road safety and the environment.
Jim Treacy, Operations Manager commented: “We are extremely proud to continue our journey with the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme, developing our transport management systems and maintaining a best practice approach to delivering our concrete barriers and security fencing nationwide.”
Our new Temporary Jet Blast Fencing system will be ready to go out on hire soon. The first batch of TVCB’s are now readied with fresh red and white paint so that they look the part when the Jet Blast mesh panels are fitted on top. The Jet Blast mesh panels are proprietary units, galvanised […] The post Temporary Jet Blast Barriers Ready to go appeared first on...
Our new Temporary Jet Blast Fencing system will be ready to go out on hire soon. The first batch of TVCB’s are now readied with fresh red and white paint so that they look the part when the Jet Blast mesh panels are fitted on top. The Jet Blast mesh panels are proprietary units, galvanised and painted red and white and fixed to the TVCB’s with specially designed brackets.
The Temporary Jet Blast Fence is placed along the exposed perimeter of a construction site providing protection to the construction workers from the risk of jet engine blast wash. They are designed in accordance with the recommendations of ICAO Doc 9157 Part 2 – Aerodrome Design Manual – Taxiways, Apron and Hold Bay values for a wind loading based on a maximum of 31.3m/s at 50m from the exhausting planes.
We have a team of painters in our yard making good use of the recent excellent weather to apply the red base and white ends to our TVB’s which form the trademark checker pattern on airfields.
The unique design incorporates the option of partial off-site assembly to reduce the installation time and with modular construction and no requirement for small fittings that could become FOD risk.
The units are fixed to our TVCB’s which can be easily moved or altered with the fence in place accommodating any changes in site circumstances.
For more information on the airside services that we can provide for your construction project, or for more information on any concrete barriers or security solutions that we provide, please contact Maltaward by emailing us at email@example.com or by filling in the form to the right with your details and your query and we will get back to you. Alternatively, you can phone us on 0800 043 2742 for more information or for a quotation today.
Maltaward are again, for the 3rd year, sponsoring The Team Daisy Mud Run on Saturday 13th July 2019 to raise funds for Chestnut Tree House; last year the event raised in excess of £27,000. Chestnut Tree House is a registered charity that provides support for families with terminally ill children receiving only 7% funding from […] The post Chestnut Tree House Fund Raising appeared first on...
Maltaward are again, for the 3rd year, sponsoring The Team Daisy Mud Run on Saturday 13th July 2019 to raise funds for Chestnut Tree House; last year the event raised in excess of £27,000.
Chestnut Tree House is a registered charity that provides support for families with terminally ill children receiving only 7% funding from the government.
Daisy was the best friend of one of Maltaward’s Directors granddaughters. Daisy died in August 2017 from a Brain Tumour aged 13.
Daisy, her family and our granddaughter spent much good quality time at Chestnut Tree House in her last few months and it is all our wish to raise funds for the Chestnut Tree House charity.
Chestnut Tree House is a very special place where everything is taken care of and nothing is too much trouble. Meals and accommodation are provided for all the family so the families can spend precious quality time with their children in the most tragic of circumstances.
A sad place it most definitely is not. Laughter and smiles are there in abundance thanks to the incredible staff and facilities.
Daisy’s mother Nadia and her friend Emma have organised this mud run in order to raise much needed funds for Chestnut Tree House.
Now in its third year The Team Daisy Mud Run is all about laughter, fun and achievement all whilst helping each other along the way. This reflects all the qualities that Daisy possessed.
The course is insured for 14 years olds upwards. Its being held at the Nuts Challenge site in Henfold Lakes near Dorking. The course is 5 kilometres long with 60+ obstacles.
There will be food, drinks a bouncy slide and a raffle. All are welcome to sign up or simply to come along and join in the fun.
Here’s the link if you would like to take help:
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Concrete barriers have a huge range of uses on all kinds of properties from construction sites and warehouses to commercial premises. Designed with safety, strength and security in mind, these barriers could be perfect for your needs. Here are five practical uses for concrete barriers. Preventing access You may have a commercial premises, property or […] The post Five practical uses for concrete barriers appeared first on...
Concrete barriers have a huge range of uses on all kinds of properties from construction sites and warehouses to commercial premises. Designed with safety, strength and security in mind, these barriers could be perfect for your needs. Here are five practical uses for concrete barriers.
You may have a commercial premises, property or plot of land that you want to restrict access to. Heavy concrete barriers can be used to sit in front of access points in order to stop vehicles from being able to enter the site. These hard-wearing barriers are a perfect choice if you are carrying out long-term works on a vacant property, or if you have a site that is specifically vulnerable.
Barriers help you to completely prevent the risk of trespass or intrusion – especially if this is something you have had a problem with in the past. It also reduces the risk to your property from attacks that utilise cars and vehicles, such as ram-raiding or issues with fly-tipping, which can be prevented.
However, concrete barriers are also useful from a safety perspective. You may wish to limit public or vehicular access to certain areas of your site due to hazards such as deep water or moving equipment.
There are many reasons that you may need to restrict views of your site. Firstly, you may wish to keep your works private or protected, screening away any individuals from being able to view the site. It may also be the case that site works could be a distraction to road users or the rest of the community.
Large concrete barriers fitted with screens can be placed in an interlocking structure to create a boundary or perimeter which can act as a barrier against individuals snooping or spying on the activities on your property, as well as stopping unwanted intrusion.
One of the major uses for concrete barriers is in giving structure to large, open physical spaces. A good example of this is in creating temporary car parking, as you can easily delineate bays and areas to make it as easy as possible. Whether this is to give workers somewhere to park on a construction site, or if you are running an event, this can be extremely useful.
Concrete barriers can be used as a means of physical defences, for example as a part of flood defences or to support works by retaining earth.
Of course, there are many types of barrier that can be used for guiding traffic, but concrete barriers have the advantages of being very strong and stable which makes them extremely difficult to dislodge, even when situated close to heavy traffic. Even if the barriers are accidentally knocked by vehicles, they will stand in place.
This is a very dependable long-term solution if you need to guide traffic anywhere on your property, especially as the barriers could be moved if necessary.
If you would like to learn more about how concrete barriers could be used on your site, please get in contact with the experienced team at Maltaward today.
We are starting 2019 with a yard half full! We are pleased to see that our stock of TVCB’s, Lego Blocks and Mass Barriers have been moving out on hire at a great pace this year. With hires going out to Bristol, London, Gatwick and Cannock, our delivery drivers have been very busy. There are […] The post 2019 Off to a Flying Start appeared first on...
With hires going out to Bristol, London, Gatwick and Cannock, our delivery drivers have been very busy. There are freshly painted bright yellow Lego blocks all to meet our clients requirements and ready to go out to a site at Heathrow.
There were over 700 TVCB’s shifted out on hire last month, making the yard at Faygate look very tidy. However no need to worry about stock shortages as with our yards at Bingham, Birmingham and Leeds, there are still plenty available.
We can supply blocks to any part of the country and our range includes:
Jersey Barriers, Malta Marquee Blocks, TVCB’s, Delta Blocks, Plastic Water Filled Barriers, Kentledge Blocks and Mass Barrier systems.
Our additional security services include site clearances, vacant property monitoring with CCTV, evictions and the provision of guards and dog handlers so we have the ability to meet any security challenge.
Contact our office for instant help.
If your office, warehouse, commercial or industrial site has its own car park then you should be aware that this is a vulnerable place for your physical security. Firstly, a car park can be a place that criminals can use to conduct surveillance on staff without attracting suspicion. Additionally, remember that if you do suffer […] The post How to secure your business car park appeared first on...
If your office, warehouse, commercial or industrial site has its own car park then you should be aware that this is a vulnerable place for your physical security. Firstly, a car park can be a place that criminals can use to conduct surveillance on staff without attracting suspicion. Additionally, remember that if you do suffer a physical breach and have anything stolen, the criminals will use a vehicle to get away.
This means that you need to ensure that your car park is equipped with relevant security features to keep it secure. Here we take a look at some of the most common security features that you can put in place to help to protect your business.
The first step for car park security is to install an entry barrier. This barrier can be code protected – this code can change regularly and be automatically sent to staff, allowing them to always have access to the car park. Alternatively, the barrier can require fob activation or a security guard can be employed to manage entry into the car park.
As well as providing a simple layer of security that will keep out unauthorised vehicles, having a barrier in place will help to make sure that members of the public do not use your car park. Having an understanding of who is in the car park can also be a useful security feature.
It should be pointed out that while there might be only one official entry point to a car park, there could well be other areas in which a car could drive in. For example, if a car mounts the pavement, they may be able to enter through a gap in a wall. It can be easy to overlook these areas, but they are vulnerable points. Criminals can potentially use them to gain access to your car park.
One of the fastest and most effective ways to block access to your car park through vulnerable entry points is to have concrete barriers placed across them. This can help to prevent unauthorised access to the site and ensure that all vehicles that want to enter the car park have to use the aforementioned barrier.
Limiting access is one way of securing your car park, but it is also important to remember that it may not be possible to prevent all access to your car park, and that it is sensible to take further steps to add layers of security. If someone is able to get into your car park, you want to have additional measures in place to limit what they can do.
It is a good idea to have CCTV installed overlooking your car park. Cameras can catch the number plate of any vehicle as well as provide images of the individuals trespassing. But perhaps even more effective is the fact that CCTV acts as a deterrent. When individuals see that a car park is protected by CCTV they will look for somewhere different that doesn’t have these sorts of security features. So, ensure that if you put CCTV in, you also add clear signage to show that people are being watched by security cameras.
Another strong security feature that can be extremely beneficial for your car park is motion sensing lighting. When the lights detect movement they turn on, lighting up anyone who might be in the vicinity. Once again, this can act as an excellent deterrent, and can put off criminals attempting to conduct clandestine surveillance.
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