TPA Portable Roadways is one of Europe’s largest suppliers of temporary access solutions. Operating from bases in the UK and Germany, TPA provides equipment rental and installation of portable roadways, walkways and stairways, to customers in the transmission, construction, rail and outdoor events markets.
TPA Rapid Rail Access is firmly established in the rail sector as the principle provider of safe, effective, value for money access systems. Providing nationwide hire of specialist temporary access equipment designed, approved and dedicated for use in the rail sector.
Temporary roadways by TPA help with a bridge demolition for Amco Giffen.
Temporary Roadways by TPA have featured in the return of the popular 1990s TV series Challenge Anneka.
When it comes to selecting the best solution, there's a clear winner in terms of sustainability: portable roadways made of aluminium. Let's explore the environmental benefits of choosing a portable roadway over constructing a temporary stone access road.
TPA launches carbon calculator comparison between portable roadways and stone roads
TPA’s Rapid Rail Access division launches portfolio of site access and safety products.
Since joining the company back in January 2003, Oliver started out as Drivers Mate and worked his way up to his current role of Sector Operations Manager.
Ecological consultancy Ecosulis carries its own fleet of 50 floats but turns exclusively to TPA Pontoons when it needs additional resources, as it has done for a number of projects over the years, most recently at the University of Warwick.
New site access app from TPA delivers the three Cs - Clarity, Communication and Consistency.
UK leading temporary access solution provider, TPA, launches 4m wide roadway panel.
When the world’s best mud run series decided to reinstate a pontoon obstacle, they looked to temporary access solutions provider TPA, and TPA were almost too good for them!
After an absence of two years due to Covid, this year’s Royal International Air Tattoo, the 46th, returned in force, making use of two TPA systems for the first time – heavy duty aluminium panels as portable roadways and debuting TerraGuard as pedestrian walkways.
Lightweight foam rapid rail access points (RRAPs) from the Rapid Rail Access division of TPA provided a “perfect” solution to a short lived but challenging maintenance project for Network Rail.
Former gas platform finds a new lease of life, thanks to Mammoet and TPA.
TPA have been awarded FORS Silver accreditation for higher standards of fleet transport management
TPA has helped bring back to life a Scheduled Monument known locally in Lancashire as the “fairy caves”.
More than two years after a walkway along the River Don in Sheffield collapsed during floods, pontoons from TPA are helping to determine its future.
TPA Pontoons will again exhibit at Seawork, Europe’s largest commercial marine exhibition, in Southampton from June 21st to 23rd.
Across stands G7 & G8 at this year’s Rail Live will showcase solutions from Groundforce, TPA, ESS, UK Forks, Torrent Trackside, Brandon Hire Station and MEP
TPA have offered insight into one of the ways in which they reduce water usage across both their Worksop & Lesmahagow depots
World Day for Health and Safety at Work is observed on the 28th April each year to promote safe, healthy working conditions across the globe. At TPA, our whole ethos is centred on the safety of our staff who are fully compliant in best practice health and safety procedures.
The team here at TPA spent a night on the floor of Birmingham Railway Station in an effort to raise money for the Railway Children charity.
TPA Pontoons complete Outreach Rescue DEFRA Module 2 Water Rescue / Flood First Responder training
Modular pontoons from specialist temporary access solutions provider TPA provided a “first class” solution to the first-ever principal inspection of a critical section of the Viaduct.
TPA are pleased to announce that their ongoing commitment to safety and efficiency has been rewarded after retaining the Freight Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) Silver award for the third year running.
Modular pontoons from specialist access solutions provider TPA have helped a ground-breaking marina enjoy the peaks, and troughs, of its first month in business.
The Vp group will be exhibiting a comprensive range of specialist rail and construction equipment and solutions split across two stands at Rail Live 2021, which takes place on June 16th - 17th
Temporary roadways from specialist access solutions provider TPA were the only real option for main contractor Jeakins Weir when it came to building a new sports ground.
Company’s pontoons division helps to combat flooding issues in Worcester.
Helping to re-install a pedestrian bridge over a flooding River Severn during one of the worst winters seen in recent years proved a particular challenge for the pontoons division of specialist access solutions provider TPA.
TPA panels help protect the ground around a temporary dining marquee.
When it came to a temporary flooring system to help one of the world's top coeducational independent day and boarding schools meet social distancing guidelines, event production company Vision Group knew exactly who to turn to.
Modular pontoons helped to reinvigorate a reservoir draw-off tower.
A project to renovate a draw-off tower in the middle of a Welsh reservoir, using plastic and NATO steel pontoons supplied by specialist temporary access solutions provider TPA, has now been completed.
The company’s portable roadways division claims TerraGuard is one of the safest around
One of the safest temporary flooring systems available has been launched by specialist access solutions provider TPA, part of the VP plc group.
The TPA team in Austria are used to working on projects in spectacular settings, and non-more so, than on an important rail infrastructure project, where they had to also work in the tightest of conditions 100 m underground.
Innovative system enables quick, safe and easy platform/rail access for users.
Portable, temporary safety stairs that make access to the track from station platforms during rail works easier and safer for workers have been launched by the rail division of specialist access solutions supplier TPA.
Portable roadways division launches slide protection barriers. Specialist access solutions provider TPA has extended its portable roadways portfolio with the launch of slide protection barriers.
COVID-19 Update from Managing Director David Williams (TPA & Groundforce) 29/05/2020
Portable roadways supplied by specialist temporary access solutions provider TPA have provided an access solution for J Murphy & Sons while they were carrying out major works to help electrify an area of the Midland mainline railway line at Rushden, Northamptonshire.
COVID-19 statement from TPA
David Walkden steps up for the temporary access solutions provider.
Specialist temporary access solutions provider, TPA, has appointed David Walkden as its new managing director
TPA Temporary Roadways has today announced that they are finalists in the prestigious Festival Supplier Awards 2020. The company is shortlisted in the Best Temporary Roadway/Walkway Award category, for its work on Royal International Air Tattoo.
TPA, part of Vp plc group, has won a shortlisting in the peerless Construction News 2020 Specialists Awards.
TPA wins a three-year contract with the Royal International Air Tattoo.
Supplying temporary roadways to an airshow can provide challenges that an access solutions supplier might not encounter on other sites and ensures the selection of the right supplier is critical.
Access provider’s VersaDock system provides a temporary marina at ExCel.
Modular pontoons from specialist access provider TPA have helped the world’s leading defence and security equipment exhibition double the size of its temporary marina.
TPA are pleased to announce attainment of the silver award in the Freight Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS).
Temporary access solutions provider TPA has appointed a new UK sales manager.
TPA Pontoon's, part of VP Plc and a market leading specialist provider of modular plastic and steel pontoon systems, are pleased to announce they will be exhibiting their range of equipment at the Seawork exhibition on the 11th – 13th June.
Beaulieu Enterprises hired close to 500 aluminium panels and accessories from TPA to provide temporary trackways at the International Autojumble. The event, hosted by the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu
Portable roadways supplied by temporary access solutions provider TPA are helping Sandycroft Construction help with a major expansion to Alton Towers Resort.
TPA’s aluminium and plastic panels have been enabling plant including three-tonne dumpers, five-tonne diggers and an 18-tonne mobile crane move and lift more than 100 1¼-tonne wooden pods into position on a site next to the resort’s Enchanted Village.
TPA staff are taking part in Railway Children’s Charity Sleepout event, which takes place on the 31st January. The TPA staff will be sleeping at Liverpool Lime Street Station raising money for children who face this every day.
TPA Portable Roadways is proud to announce a successful outcome following an Achilles Utility Vendor Database (UVDB) audit in November 2018 in which a near perfect score was achieved.
The UVDB certification is a pre-qualification requisite which allows TPA to promote their services to major buyers including UK Power Networks, United Utilities, National Grid and Water authorities.
Strong growth in demand for TPA, a leading European supplier of temporary access solutions, has been marked with a £4 million investment in new products, vehicles and the expansion of its operations in Scotland.
TPA Temporary Access Solutions have launched a new multi-branded user-friendly website. The new website will provide visitors with quick and easy access to all three unique temporary access divisions: TPA Potable Roadways, TPA Pontoons and TPA Rapid Rail Access.
More than 2,500 professionals working in marine and coastal civil engineering will flock to the industry’s leading show at Birmingham's NEC in September.
Running on the 12th & 13th, The Marine & Coastal Civil Engineering Expo is the UK’s largest and most influential event of its kind - dedicated to showcasing the innovative products and infrastructure within this specialist civil engineering sector.
TPA UK enjoyed a record winter in the UK Transmission sector working on three large infrastructure projects for National Grid and Scottish Power. Many smaller maintenance projects for the District Network Operators (DNOs) across the UK were also undertaken, including some renewable energy projects.
Following a successful year of growth, the TPA Pontoon division will be adding a new vehicle with a dedicated crew for transporting and assisting with the installation of modular plastic pontoons.
Beaulieu’s annual Spring Autojumble welcomed 13,000 visitors and exhibitors back to the grounds...
Temporary roadways by TPA help with a bridge demolition for Amco Giffen.