Oxford Direct Services recognised with Oxford Preservation Trust Award for sensitive highways project

November 29, 2018 – Oxford Direct Services has been recognised by the Oxford Preservation Trust (OPT) for its work improving a high profile city centre road junction in a Grade One listed conservation area in a project jointly funded by the City and County Councils and Oxford University. The OPT awarded the Broad Street/Parks Road/Holywell Street/Catte Street junction improvement an award in the Landscape and Public Realm category. The ODS Highways team installed a raised asphalt table top roundabout and pedestrian crossing points to replace ageing traffic lights. The work…

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Free city centre WiFi is a big hit for Inverness and the Highland Council

Inverness, the largest city in the Scottish Highlands, has seen over 17,000 people access its free city centre WiFi in just 6 months following a collaboration between The Highland Council, Purple and Rapier Systems. The Highland Council sought a WiFi solution that would allow them to identify who visits the city and gain a way of effectively communicating with people. Having limited visibility of visitors prohibited them from making effective, strategic changes to the city’s facilities, stores, events and promotions. At the end of last year Rapier Systems, specialists in…

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