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Europe’s Largest... Established in 2001, TPA Portable Roadways has experienced significant growth to become Europe’s largest supplier of access solutions, providing unrivalled equipment rental & first class installations of Portable Roadways, Walkways and Pitch Cover.

Operating for over a decade within a broad spectrum of sectors including electricity transmission, rail, utilities, construction, stadium concerts and outdoor events, TPA has become the trusted access partner for many of Europe’s prestigious household names and blue-chip companies.

The Head Office in Worksop, Nottinghamshire is supported via satellite depots in Lesmahagow, Winslow and Port Talbot, facilitating a prompt service within the UK. A depot in Port Laoise, is centrally located for distribution in Ireland and our branch network across Germany allows us to service contracts throughout Mainland Europe.

TPA’s commitment to first class service delivery is further demonstrated by its securing of numerous accreditations and recognised industry standards. In fact, TPA now has full certification for its industry, namely ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and ISO 2012 1.

With the financial support and encouragement from Vp plc, TPA continues to go from strength to strength, operating across mainland Europe.


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Portable Roadways

Portable Walkways

Pitch Cover

Heavy Duty Aluminium

Medium Duty Aluminium

Heavy & Light Duty Plastic

TPA’s aluminium product range

Product innovation is key to TPA,

TPA provides unrivalled European

ensures that it supplies the most

so by listening to our clients’ needs

stock availability of terratrak plus

suitable access solution, based not

we are continually designing and

heavy duty pitch cover. It’s

only on a clients bespoke needs,

enhancing existing products to

designed to take the weight and

but also taking into consideration

extend our product offering. This

stresses exerted by forklifts and

the site, ground and weather

means that as well as being able to

150 tonne cranes as used in the


supply some of the more traditional

stadium & outdoor event business.

TPA’s universal panel systems cater

aluminium pedestrian walkways,

TPA’s light duty plastic, terraflor

for a variety of ground conditions

we also provide access to new

is light enough to be positioned

and access needs. Manufactured to

market leading product innovations

by hand and with it’s overlapping

TPA’s unique profile, the design is

that are unique to TPA such as its

design and unique locking system

suitable for a diverse weight range

terraplas range of plastic ground

it creates a continuous surface free

including highway approved and

protection systems.

from gaps and other potential trip

abnormal loads. Dave Holloway Manager of Projects Mammoet UK Ltd

hazards. Liz Haynes Operations Manager Haymarket Exhibitions

Roy Morley Site & Event Logistics Concert Operations

Over the years Mammoet

Thank you for being part of

The plastic panels left the

has approached TPA with a

making Cereals this year such

pitch unmarked even with

number of challenges and a

a success. We had a great

the crane and 10 tonne truck

successful performance of

attendance of 25,300 people

on the pitch cover together!

trackway installations has

over the two days.

We were delighted with the

continued to be delivered.

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market sectors TPA’s main depot in Worksop is supported by a network of satellite facilities including locations in London, Scotland, Wales and Ireland; ensuring that TPA is ideally placed to service the entire UK.

Construction & Civils Maneuvering heavy plant, machinery and equipment across uneven and unfirm ground poses its own unique challenges, but TPA’s Portable Roadway system is easily capable of carrying loads in excess of 1000 tonnes.

Rail & Transport From landslides and derailments to scheduled maintenance and repairs, TPA Portable Roadways have the equipment, the people and the know-how to keep you on track.

Electricity Transmission TPA’s unrivalled experience in providing access solutions to the transmission sector has helped it to service ongoing contracts with the UK’s largest transmission networks.


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market sectors TPA’s team of experienced Field Sales Engineers know only too well that ground conditions as well as the weather are subject to change and for this reason we encourage a site survey prior to your installation.

Portable Buildings TPA’s installation crews have unparalleled experience in the portable buildings sector and have been instrumental in the installation of temporary access roads and walkways for the majority of the key market players.

Crane Hire Whatever the location, whatever the load, TPA have a myriad of solutions to solve even the most challenging of access problems. TPA has a wealth of experience within the crane hire and abnormal loads industry having worked with the biggest in this sector.

Renewable Energy & Utilities TPA, your reliable partner for the Renewable Energies Sector, providing roadway systems which eliminate the need for burrow pits to construct haul roads and crane pads, reducing costs and protecting the environment, allowing installations even on SSSI’s.

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market sectors TPA’s experienced team of Field Sales Engineers possess sector specific experience across a wide spectrum of industries, including rail, electricity transmission and events, giving clients total piece of mind.

Events & Festivals TPA has been supplying award winning, cost effective access solutions to the UK’s leading outdoor events for over ten years, ensuring locations are easily accessible, the ground conditions remain intact and the site is free from potential slips, trips and falls.

Stadia TPA’s plastic pitch cover product range provides heavy duty ground protection capable of handling upto 150 tonnes and medium duty walkways for pedestrian audiences ensuring that TPA has products for every step of the way.

Film & TV Whether you need hard standing for vehicles and equipment on location, or safe access for cast and crew, TPA has the solution. TPA have the knowledge and experience to provide effective access solutions in order to ensure that your filming runs to schedule.


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operational capability TPA’s strengths are clear through its People, Fleet, Product Base and Stock Levels.

Fleet INVESTMENT Significant & continual investment is committed to TPA’s fleet of installation wagons. TPA fleet & crews are managed by the Logistics Team, ensuring it operates compliantly to VOSA and regulation standards.

Product PRODUCT BASE & AVAILABILITY TPA’s 83km stock of aluminium panels is unrivalled within the UK and mainland Europe. TPA has invested in 27,000 sqm of terraplas plastic pitch cover systems further supporting its diverse product base.

Locations TPA’s MULTI SITE LOGISTICS The Head Office in Worksop, Nottinghamshire manages the fleet of 40 wagons and crews and is supported via satellite depots in Lesmahagow, Winslow and Port Talbot facilitating a prompt service within the UK.

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level of service

Field Sales Engineer REGIONAL & NATIONAL SALES TPA’s Field Sales Engineers possess unrivalled industry experience in project management, key account management and customer relations. TPA’s sales force are instrumental in ensuring the efficient management of client accounts. The team know only too well that ground conditions as well as the weather are subject to change and for this reason TPA strongly encourage a site survey prior to your installation.

Standard Documents YOUR BESPOKE ACCESS NEEDS - SITE SURVEY & JOB PACK TPA’s comprehensive job pack ensures that all individual client needs are identified and assessed, thus ensuring that clients are firmly positioned to receive key consultancy on the sites ground protection, access routes, and any environmental issues that may need to be considered. Following TPA’s free, no obligation survey, and on placement of order, you will receive a Site Plan outlining the proposed solution, accompanied by a site specific detailed quotation, risk assessment and method statement.


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Hire Desk Support 24/7/365 - CONTRACT MANAGEMENT TPA’s experienced Hire Desk Team are at the end of the telephone every hour of every day. Site inspections and specific contract needs are administered by TPA’s Hire Desk with additional support from Client Services and Scheduling & Logistics. TPA’s Commercial Team complete the contract management function.

Install & Recovery TRAINED & ACCREDITED - INSTALLATION CREWS TPA’s field based installation & recovery teams possess unrivalled experience and are managed by the best in the industry. TPA’s installation crews are handpicked for their suitability to work within its wide industry base, with each site installation being deployed by an experienced TPA crew comprising of driver and drivers mate.

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Management DEDICATED - PROJECT CO-ORDINATORS TPA’s established team of Project Co-ordinators are responsible for directing the crews and co-ordinating the site installation process from concept though to construction and product recovery. They are experienced, externally trained and accredited in-line with sector specific benchmarking and regulations. TPA’s Project Co-ordinators are deployed across the spectrum of operating sectors.


Management KEY SUPPORT ROLES - MANAGEMENT TEAM TPA’s Management Team & Company Directors adopt a hands-on approach and bring decades of portable access business & industry experience and a history of success. Combining operations, finance and technical acumen the management team guide more than 100 TPA employees to identify and deploy access solutions that enable clients across Europe to have ultimate confidence in their installation.


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standards & accreditations The health and safety of our people and those that we interact with, is of paramount importance to TPA. We adopt a “Safety First” mentality, and work tirelessly to ensure that our operating practices are continuously reviewed for potential improvement. TPA’s in-house safety team work diligently in partnership with TPA’s external safety consultants, CQMS, to introduce the safest working practises.  

TPA Accreditations TPA have historically introduced new

All TPA installation and recovery crew members are ECITB,

products that have been designed

CITB, BESC and CSCS accredited.

with safety in mind, subsequently

TPA have been awarded The Queens

Accredited Investor in People

Award for Enterprise for our product

Quality Management System ISO 9001:2008


Environmental Management System ISO 14001:2004

BS OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety

We take our environmental responsi-

ISO 20121:2012 - Event Sustainability Management System

bilities seriously and endeavour to act

Recipient of The Queen’s Award for Enterprise

in an appropriate manner in order to

Winners of Regional and National Training award

reduce our impact on the ecosystem.

Achilles Utilities Verification and Assessment Scheme (UVDB)

To this end we: collect and recycle

Achilles Rail Sector Link-up

rain water in 100,000 litre containers

Construction Line

and utilise it to wash our panels.

CHAS Builder’s Profile (UK) Limited

TPA Installation vehicles are Euro 4/5

The Event Services Association prize winner

emission compliant.

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contact us TPA Portable Roadways - UK Head Office a : Dukeries Mill, Claylands Avenue, Worksop, S81 7DJ t : 0870 240 2381 f : 0870 240 2382 e : w :

TPA Mobile Straben - GmbH Head Office a: Lurgiallee 6-8 · 60439 Frankfurt / Hessen t: +49 (0)69 9510 741-10 f: +49 (0)69 9510 741-22 e: w:


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