2013 news archive

19 Dec

Hounslow Highways fines more litter louts

Five more litter louts were fined up to £80 each this week bringing a total of nine landed with a penalty since the council clamp down started last month. more >

18 Dec

Joining up with Virgin Media

Hounslow Highways has joined up with Virgin Media for the communications provider to update equipment at the same time as footway works are carried out. more >

17 Dec

Working for you over Christmas

While most Hounslow residents are at home with their families over the festive period – eating, drinking and being merry, Hounslow Highways staff and operatives will continue service as normal. more >

16 Dec

Which side of the fence is Hounslow on?

Hounslow Highways is joining forces with environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy today to highlight the real cost of litter. more >

5 Dec

Hounslow Highways issues first fine for littering

A 18 year-old woman received a £50 on-the-spot fine as part of Hounslow Highways' crack down on litterlouts last week. more >

20 Nov

Hounslow's true gritters ready to ride

With temperatures set to drop in London this week, Hounslow Highways’ gritting crews are ready to keep Hounslow moving. more >

18 Nov

Hounslow Highways picks up Keep Britain Tidy award

Hounslow Highways was named runner up in the “Quality Improvement” category in the Keep Britain Tidy Annual Network Awards recently. more >

15 Nov

Hounslow Highways supports local ‘Hallogreen’ event

Hounslow Highways attended a Hounslow Homes event, Hallogreen, on 31 October 2013 which showcased sustainable businesses and organisations in the area. more >

6 Nov

Hounslow Highways clamps down on litter louts

Hounslow Highways community environment officers and local police teamed up this week in a bid to clamp down on litterlouts. more >

1 Nov

Hounslow Highways continues post-storm clean-up

Hounslow Highways crews have been working since Monday to clear up fallen trees and branches following Britain’s worst storm in decades. more >

28 Oct

Hounslow Highways to work through the night following storm

Hounslow Highways crews will work through the night as the Emergency Response Unit continues to receive reports of fallen trees following the severe winds early today. more >

28 Oct

Hounslow Highways manages network following severe winds

UPDATE: 1:30pm: The fallen trees count has increased to 101 across the borough. more >

27 Oct

Hounslow Highways steps up severe weather preparations

Hounslow Highways has been on standby over the weekend for possible emergency situations following the Met Office’s severe weather warning. more >

25 Oct

Hounslow Highways prepared for severe weather

Hounslow Highways has established an emergency response plan for this weekend following the Met Office’s announcement of expected severe weather on Sunday night through to Monday morning. more >

14 Oct

Hounslow Highways shortlisted in West London Business Awards

Hounslow Highways has been shortlisted in the West London Business Awards ‘Green Business of the Year’ category in recognition of its approach to delivering a more maintainable and sustainable highway infrastructure. more >

10 Oct

Hounslow Highways Tackles Crime Spots

Hounslow Highways is taking part in the borough’s fight against anti-social behaviour and crime by fast tracking the installation of new LED street lights in the top 60 crime hotspots in the borough. more >

1 Oct

Workshops deliver Highways to Excellence

Hounslow Highways held a series of workshops for its operational staff last week which focused on positive interaction with members of the public. more >

11 Sep

Hounslow Highways featured in Telegraph EcoReport supplement

Hounslow Highways featured in the Telegraph EcoReport supplement about what makes sustainable cities. more >

9 Sep

Collaborative working a win for local residents

Hounslow Highways is ensuring improvement works in the borough are more efficient and less disruptive to residents and road users through collaborative working agreements. more >

15 Aug

Hounslow Highways helps ensure smooth cycling

Hounslow Highways cleansing crews were out in force recently to ensure the streets were clean for the tens of thousands of competitors and spectators who turned out for the Prudential Ride London. more >

1 Aug

Hounslow Highways clears 100 bags of rubbish from woodland

A total of 100 bags of rubbish were collected on Thursday, July 25 when the Hounslow Highways Community Environment Team cleaned-up the woodland at the junction of Frampton Road and Staines Road. more >

30 Jul

Hounslow Highways gives Barnes Passage a facelift

Hounslow Highways is taking a stance on anti-social behaviour by hosting community clean-up days to combat littering and graffiti hotspots in the borough. Members of the Community Environment Team visited Barnes Passage in Chiswick on 16 July to paint over unsightly graffiti, clean-up weeds and overgrown vegetation and generally clean the area. more >

17 Jul

Street cleaners sweep up at awards ceremony

Two members of Hounslow Highways’ Street Cleaning Team were winners in the ‘Excellent Customer Service’ category of the London Borough of Hounslow’s Staff Recognition Awards. more >

17 Jul

Hounslow Highways provide skips for a river clearing day

Hounslow Highways provided two skips (one for organic and one for non-organic waste) to help the Tidal Crane Association with their annual river clearing day. more >

4 Jul

Hounslow Highways picks its way to a cleaner borough

Hounslow Highways recently presented to the Forge Lane Primary School, Hanworth on the importance of disposing litter correctly and the effect it has on animals and the environment. more >

3 Jul

Standing up to anti-social behaviour

Hounslow Highways has joined forces with the Metropolitan Police, Hounslow Council, Hounslow Homes and leisure partners John Laing Integrated Services to launch a comprehensive crackdown on anti-social behaviour. more >

25 Jun

Hounslow Highways official office and depot opening

The new Hounslow Highways depot and office were officially opened by the Mayor of Hounslow, Councillor Sachin Gupta, on Friday 21 June 2013. more >

11 Jun

Hounslow Highways boosts street cleansing schedule

Street sweepers from Hounslow Highways will be working at night to help make the borough’s town centres cleaner when workers and shoppers arrive in the morning. more >

7 May

Hounslow Highways paving the way to a better borough

Hounslow Highways is on the right road to making Hounslow a cleaner, tidier, better borough. more >

27 Mar

Hounslow Highways to replace trees in the borough

Managing the borough’s trees forms part of the new Hounslow Highways service and each year, all the borough’s trees have an annual individual ‘health assessment’. more >

20 Mar

Hounslow Highways lends a ‘metal’ helping hand

Children from Smallberry Green Primary School did not have to get their hands dirty when they carried out a litter pick around their school grounds on Wednesday 20 March, as Hounslow Highways leant them 30 handheld metal litter pickers to help them do the job. more >

9 Jan

Hounslow Highways official launch

Councillors Jagdish Sharma and Colin Ellar were joined by Hounslow Highways CEO Phil Jackson and Service Director Greg Carstensen yesterday to officially mark the start of the new highways contract. more >

Current news

 >1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 <

News archive


Considerate constructors vote Hounslow Highways excellent

Hounslow Highways have been rated “excellent” in an assessment made by the Considerate Constructors ... Read more

Fly-tipping fines rise to £400

New legislation has increased fines in Hounslow for those caught fly-tipping to £400.... Read more

Collaborative working a win for local residents

Hounslow Highways is ensuring improvement works in the borough are more efficient and less disruptive... Read more

This website may use cookies to provide an improved experience. You can refuse these cookies by changing your browser settings.
To remove this message, click here to accept cookies.