About Asset VRS
ASSET International is a division of Hill and Smith Ltd. The ‘vehicle restraint systems’ division of the business was established in 1998 to provide ASSET VARIOGUARD® temporary safety barriers to the highways sector. The business now provides a full installation service from strategically located depots around the UK and Ireland.
ASSET is the leading supplier of temporary safety barriers in the UK. ASSET also supply and install special low deflection permanent safety barriers, easy opening vehicular gates and crash cushions.
All products are stored in ASSET International’s main depot, located in the docks area at Newport, South Wales. However, ASSET has established a core of strategically located storage and operational facilities throughout the UK and Ireland, based in Newport (South Wales), Southampton, Sevenoaks (Kent), Nottingham, Wigan, Glasgow, Belfast and Dublin.
ASSET’s products are usually installed by in-house trained installers, with the exception of M.A.S.S., which is quick and easy to assemble in-situ. All products have Highway Agency Sector Scheme 2(b) training schemes to which installers are all accredited.
Within ASSET’s continuous improvement programme, “in-house” installation training is provided through LANTRA approved schemes.
ASSET offers VARIOGUARD® 24 hour call out service for emergency requirements, often following a road traffic accident which has caused damage to a bridge parapet. Our crews are always on standby and can react to any location in the UK within hours.
ASSET has access to 12 specialist artic cab mounted Hiabs and up to 20 additional artic cabs for trailer haulage. All trailers are equipped with fall protection safety frames to facilitate safe working at height.
ASSET’s success is built upon providing cost-effective solutions to client requirements, backed up by professionally qualified engineers. Asset’s reputation and service is unrivalled, with all products fully tested and approved.