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Highways Vegetation Maintenance

Barge Group is a KCC and Enterprise approved contractor and undertake work for Local Authority & Highways around Kent and the South East of England.

Our Highways Vegetation teams have firmly stamped their mark for speed, quality, value and bringing projects in on budget and on time for our Local Authority work. All Highways operatives are trained to Level 2 in Horticulture, and in line with NRSWA for Traffic and Pedestrian Management.

The following works are undertaken for our Local Authority & Highways Clients;

Highways Vegetation Control:

At Barge Group we have a range of solutions that will meet the criteria you set out. We offer the following Vegetation Control Services;

  • Verge mowing
  • Visibility splay cutting
  • Vegetation clearance
  • Shrub pruning
  • Hand hedge cutting
  • Flail hedge cutting
  • Excavator mounted hedge cutting
  • Siding out & footpath overgrowth clearance
  • Slope & bank maintenance
  • Highways Clearance
  • Highway crown lifting 92.5, 3, 5.5m)
  • Footway clearance
  • Footway crown lifting (2.5, 3m)
Highways Structures Services:

Maintaining roadside structures is not easy or safe, but with Barge Group it is not a problem. Our teams are trained to undertake the work and install the traffic management requirements. We can provide Structure Sevices on a planned or reactive basis. This specialist division undertakes the following:

  • Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP)
  • Rope access work
  • Moss & algae removal
  • Structure & bridge vegetation removal
  • Building vegetation removal & pruning
  • Roundabout chevron scraping / de-weeding
  • Roundabout chevron pressure cleaning and painting
  • Road sign cleaning
  • Pressure washing
  • Re pointing following vegetation removal
  • 24/7 Emergency response callout
Reactive Maintenance Services (P0-P2)

Barge Group provide solutions for both soft vegetation issues, such as collapsed hedges or accident damage, and tree removal for fallen trees on the carriage way. Our Teams operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, giving coverage around the clock.

Our Chapter 8 Emergency Response vehicles come as standard with full Traffic Management to meet the requirement of the task. Flood lighting for night works; skilled operatives; and necessary equipment to get the job done. Barge Group has a full range of mobile elevating work platforms and specialist equipment so that we can match the requirements of the job, to the most suitable machine.

Landscape Improvement Works

We are able supply and install a wide range of landscape products for highway improvement works. Visibility splays, roundabouts, junctions, accident black spots and planted verges will often need improvement to increase the comfort and safety for the road user. Barge Group are able to provide bespoke services for the modernisation of landscaped areas;

  • Facing up of vegetation
  • Vegetation and shrub removal
  • Turfing
  • Seeding
  • Mulching of planted areas
  • Bramble removal
  • Siding out
  • Planting schemes
  • Tree planting

Get in touch if you have any questions or an enquiry

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N13 Europa Trading Estate,
Fraser Road Erith, Kent, DA8 1QL

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01322 311141

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