Solar Gates UK Confirms Membership With Safer Highways

April 2021

Solar Gates UK are delighted to announce their membership with Safer Highways and attendance at the SHL!ve Exhibition in 2022.

Safer Highways and Solar Gates UK share a passion for highway workers safety and wellbeing. Safer Highways are dedicated to promote the best practice for the good management of all health, safety and wellbeing issues.

SHL!ve is expected to be the industry’s first physical exhibition since Covid-19 pandemic and is now bigger and better than ever. Held over 2 days it gives the highways industry workers a chance to network with peers and discuss and debate the latest challenges.

Solar Gates UK are the leaders in solar powered site security. Our established experience of protecting UK infrastructure entrances, using solar powered gates and barriers has expanded into a full range of products, designed with – and for – highways. The award-winning INSTABOOM and SOSEC brands offer sites an instant deployment, power free, way to address the safety issues of incursions, GS6 overhead hazard strikes and people vehicle segregation. With a wide range of innovative, ‘market-firsts’, we have helped hundreds of sites protect thousands of staff using only the suns energy.

Neil Sampson, Managing Director of Solar Gates UK says: “At Solar Gates UK we are passionate about keeping highway workers and worksites safer places to be. Creators of the Highways Award winning INSTABOOM, the UKs first mobile solar/hybrid powered anti-incursion and over-height protection barriers (GS6), we are innovators in highway worksite security. Working with companies to create bespoke and unique protection solutions. Our membership with Safer Highways follows ours and their commitment to the protection of highways workers all over the UK.

Solar Gates UK similarly has long and established background of supporting mental health, addiction, and offender rehabilitation in many ways. A compassionate attitude and a company of ‘second chances’ has seen some of the best staff come from the most unusual backgrounds. The Managing director sits as trustee for The Princess Project, a local charity supporting single parent families and the founding company secretary also practices as a qualified youth counsellor.”