23 June 2023 | Collaboration | Our Work

LCRIG welcomes two new members

The Local Council Roads Innovation Group (LCRIG) is delighted to welcome Hill & Smith Infrastructure Ltd and L&R Roadlines Ltd as  Associate Members.


Hill & Smith Infrastructure Ltd, part of Hill & Smith PLC, brings together four leading vehicle restraint system (VRS) manufacturers and suppliers: Asset VRS, Hardstaff Barriers, Hill & Smith Barriers, and Varley & Gulliver Parapets.

Frederique Gerard, Head of Strategic Marketing said: “We’re delighted to be joining LCRIG, for us it is about collaborating and exchanging with local authorities, other LCRIG members and the wider community on vital topics for the sector, from product innovation through to sustainability and community engagement”.



L&R Roadlines Ltd began collaborative working with Tier 1 contractors and local government authorities during the late Seventies and have since become an integral part in the key supply chains of many organisations.

Michael Littleboy, Director said: “We are delighted to continue our long-standing relationship with LCRIG, but now as individual members. We are excited to be extending our partnership with LCRIG and look forward to continuing contributing to the crucial innovation within the highways sector”.



LCRIG provides Members with a unique platform to engage with councils, the DfT and the wider highways community.

By joining LCRIG you will connect with a community of like-minded councils, organisations and individuals, all of whom are driving change through innovation and technological advances across the local roads network.

LCRIG has four membership types:

Local highway authorities and ‘Teckal’ organisations.

Organisations providing products or services to the highways sector.

Government and professional bodies, associations, working/research groups.

Universities and academic research organisations.

As a Community Interest Company (CIC), accredited to ISO44001, the international standard for collaboration, LCRIG’s purpose is to ‘give back to the community’ and we are not for profit.

View our Membership Services here or contact us to find out more.