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Highways Technology and Lighting

Technology is integral to making better use of our highways network. In times of public sector reform and spending reviews, strategic investment in Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) can still realise cost-effective and sustainable benefits. To meet these demands, 4way Consulting provides significant ITS and road lighting experience in a lean and agile manner.

4way Consulting is an independent ITS design and consulting business that delivers positive operational outcomes for our clients in the private and public sector. We have a deep understanding of technology and its applications for managing the movement of people and goods on the road network.

The way technology is operated and maintained can have a significant impact on the benefits provided. We ensure these aspects are robustly considered throughout the feasibility and design stages including the associated impact on whole life costs.

4way has extensive experience working with strategic and urban road operators and we have been at the forefront of development, design and delivery of Smart Motorways for Highways England.

4way services encompass all aspects of urban ITS and traffic signal design, management and supervision, from concept through to commissioning. Our Engineers have a wealth of experience of working with aged legacy equipment through to the latest technology.   

Our Quality Management System is accredited to ISO 9001 (approved and certified by ISOQAR in 2013) and we manage projects in line with PRINCE2 methodology. We use leading-edge IT processes and equipment to provide an integrated, secure and flexible platform for our service delivery. The business is operated from our offices in Stockport and Warwick. We have a well-established supply community from which we draw specialist support as required.

Industry News

Gaist partnership with Confirm set to drive forward asset management

Thursday, 23 September, 2021

The ability of local authorities to effectively manage their infrastructure assets is to take a significant step forward following a partnership between ITS (UK) Executive Member Gaist and the leading asset management software platform, Confirm.


ITS World Congress announces new partner and launches congress app

Thursday, 23 September, 2021

The organisers of next month’s ITS World Congress in Hamburg, ITS (UK) partners ERTICO – ITS Europe have confirmed German rail company Deutsche Bahn as a partner.

“As one of the world’s largest mobility and logistics service providers, Deutsche...

TTF releases Congestion Challenge event update

Thursday, 23 September, 2021

ITS (UK) partner the Transport Technology Forum has shared more details of its in-person Congestion Challenge event at the National Railway Museum in York on 21 October.

The event features a number of ITS (UK) members including the Department...