Traffic Signals Control

Highways England, City Councils and Local Authorities across the country, choose us for our in-depth understanding of the safety and operational requirements of the traffic environment. Our capabilities span most roadside technology assets, from urban traffic control to motorway signalling equipment. We have over thirty years’ experience in providing communication solutions to the road industry.

Our in-house design engineers have the skills to create solutions for today’s transportation problems, from isolated junctions to complex high volume signalised roundabouts, improving traffic flows, reducing congestion, journey times and pollution levels.

We can also provide an external design checking service, verifying and amending designs where appropriate, making us the partner of choice for local authorities when planning urban development schemes.

Working from our twelve service centres our engineers design, install and maintain telent traffic signal equipment, and are skilled to do the same on all other manufacturers’ products.

Technical Capabilities

  • Engineering excellence in design, installation and systems integration
  • We deliver a full 24/7/365 fault repair service
  • Over 30 years’ experience in delivering roadside communications infrastructure for The Highways  Agency
  • Broad portfolio of experience in traffic systems, including asset maintenance and management
  • Installation and maintenance of roadside electronic equipment
  • We provide and maintain private transmission networks

Customer References

West Sussex County Council

We provide preventative and corrective maintenance services on over 400 sets of traffic signals and over 100 vehicle activated signs on a 24/7/365 basis, with a two-hour response SLA for urgent faults and have held this contract since 1994.

Speaking for West Sussex County Council, Barry Edmunds, Team Leader of the Traffic Signals division said, “Congratulations to all at telent for retaining this contract.  We’re looking forward to working with telent to provide road users with a service they can rely on.”

Cumbria County Council

We maintain the traffic signals and electronic message sign systems under the control of the Cumbria County Council and have done for over 20 years, having recently retained the business through a competitive tender process through the Official Journal of the European Union. Under the terms of the new contract, we will continue to provide routine and non-routine maintenance services to all electronic signs and traffic signalling for the next five years.

Gloucestershire County Council

We provide preventative and corrective maintenance services on over 300 sets of traffic signals and over 100 vehicle activated signs on a 24/7/365 basis with a two-hour response SLA for urgent faults. We have held this contract since 2002.

Speaking for Gloucestershire County Council,  John Whittaker, Deputy Traffic Manager said, “ I would like to thank you again for responding in such a positive way. I believe this reflects the whole way in which the working relationship between telent and the County Council has developed over the last 9 years. I look forward to exploring other areas where we can work together, in partnership, to provide an improved and cost effective service for our customers”

Kent Highway Services

In Kent we provide maintenance for Intelligent Transport Systems, including responsibility for 307 Junctions and 390 Crossings. We also maintain a variety of other equipment including ITS Systems, VMS, Bollards, UTC Control and Access Control & Enforcement

Black Country Consortium – Wolverhampton CC, Walsall MBC, Dudley MBC, Telford MBC & Sandwell MBC

In 2013, we were awarded a major new traffic signals contract for the supply, installation and maintenance of traffic signals and associated equipment by five councils in the Black Country following a full competitive tendering process.

The contract includes the maintenance of over 400 traffic signal junctions, over 650 pedestrian crossings, plus associated ancillary civils works.

Daryl Barnett, Traffic Signal Engineer at Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council said, “Engineers from design services have proven to be diligent and approachable to the customer and always willing to assist the Authorities’ engineers. It is quite obvious that they achieve very good personnel reward and satisfaction from producing quality and effective designs”.

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