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Ready for winter? Early winterisation planning essential, say Met Office

With snow predicted as far south as Berkshire this October, it looks like we are heading for another winter to remember (or forget!). So, how advanced is your winterisation planning?

Commuters struggle through the snow on a London street as a red london bus drives past, the sleet and snow pelts down

With snow predicted as far south as Berkshire this October, it looks like we are heading for another winter to remember (or forget!). So, how advanced is your winterisation planning?

Once the bad weather hits, demand for our de-icing and anti-icing products goes up dramatically.

Also, with Brexit possibly, maybe a factor (who knows?) you should be aware that any haulage and import issues could mean shortages of supply elsewhere.

Many experts predict that the combination of another Beast from the East and a No-Deal Brexit would place UK infrastructure under the worst pressure since 1978’s Winter of Discontent.  So, with that in mind, we strongly recommend that you plan ahead for any mission-critical winterisation products.

Our powerful aviation grade de-icing and anti-icing solutions include liquid, salt and solid based products for extreme weather. They are environmentally friendly and fast-acting. They are also in high demand!

Winter 2019/20; How to prepare for the worst

To help you prepare for the winter ahead, we’ve also created this series of useful articles. We’ve drawn on our many years of experience to give you some insights into how our clients stay ahead of the snow and freezing weather. We hope you find them helpful.

Beat the ice; how to keep business moving during extreme weather events

Extreme weather in the UK is becoming more and more commonplace. It’s icy effect on business and the economy is now a real cause for concern. Every winter we are seeing more extreme weather events, leading to disruption and delays across the rail, freight, road and aviation. If your business depends on logistics and transport

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Aviation Grade Winter; How to keep runways and aeroplanes safe in freezing conditions

De-icing and anti-icing fluids play a critical role in providing safe, uninterrupted and timely air travel during winter weather. Planes need to contend with sub-zero temperatures as they soar where ice and snow quickly build up on an aircraft, decreasing lift by disrupting airflow around crucial parts of the aircraft, which can lead to disastrous results.

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Winter fleet maintenance; what your boss wants to know this winter

Fleet maintenance can be a complicated business. As well as ensuring your vehicles are safety compliant, they also need to keep running regardless of the weather. During the winter this can be a real challenge here in the UK, where temperatures and conditions are as unpredictable as the news.

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How London Keeps Moving in Icy Winter Weather

Dealing with winter is a costly and, at times, controversial problem in the UK. Especially when it falls on the public purse strings to ensure a good ongoing operation. When it comes to Transport for London, keeping the roads clear and a good Underground service running is crucial for the prosperity of the city.

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A dedicated winterisation strategy will be essential to keep moving this winter. If you’re looking for further advice on working with safe, efficient and environmentally friendly winterisation products: