Foster embarks on journey to meet the UK’s environmental standards

Foster Contracting have started their journey to obtain ISO 14001 certification and PAS 2080 verification, aiming to be one of the first companies in the highways sector to meet these environmental standards. PYE-Management Ltd is working with Foster to help them obtain certification to BS EN ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management Systems (EMS) and to obtain … Continue reading “Foster embarks on journey to meet the UK’s environmental standards”

Report highlights carbon and cost benefits from using geosynthetic interlayers

Foster Contracting have estimated that values ranging from 29% to 93% can be achieved in carbon reduction, along with significant cost savings when using geosynthetic interlayers to extend the life of a pavement. In April 2023, PYE Management Ltd produced a document for the Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA) entitled “Carbon Emissions for Road Surface … Continue reading “Report highlights carbon and cost benefits from using geosynthetic interlayers”

Management Team

In order to support our continued growth plans for the business, Foster Contracting Limited are pleased to announce the following new appointments Stewart Welton is promoted to the new role of Contracts Manager, responsible for managing the operations of FCL. Stewart has been with FCL for 29 years and has hit the ground running thanks … Continue reading “Management Team”

Foster Contracting passes baton to fifth generation

At Foster Contracting Limited we are proud to announce we have appointed the great great grandson of the founder as our new Managing Director.  Ian Foster is the fifth generation to run Foster Contracting Ltd (FCL), which was founded by Herbert Foster in the 1890’s as The Essex Steam Rolling Association Ltd. Ian has taken … Continue reading “Foster Contracting passes baton to fifth generation”

Emergency Oil Spill Cleaning

Over the weekend an severe oil spill on the M25 had resulted in closure of an entry road at Junction 9 for Leatherhead. Our hydroblast crew mobilised to site within 3 hours of the urgent request and deep cleaned an area exceeding 3,000 m² enabling reopening of the road.

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Disclaimer:The weight load distribution performance of Asphalt Geosynthetics also known as Geo Grids and Geo Synthetics is subject solely to ground conditions, weight and type of vehicle or plant. Foster Contracting Ltd always recommends that a site survey be carried out to determine weight loading and ground conditions. Foster Contracting Ltd, its agents or employees are not liable for any damage to existing ground or property through the use of Asphalt Geosynthetics. Asphalt Geosynthetics should not be confused with effective, but imported, products like Bodpave, Netlon, Netpave, Ecogrid, Gridforce, Grasstrax, GTTrax, SCS Integra, Hoofmark, Geogrid, Golpa, Perfo, Terragrid, Ritter, GroundGuard, Nidagravel, GrassProtecta, Farmura Matrix or ADPave.