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Road services

As many factors can affect road surface temperatures, our forecasts are scientifically developed to provide you with the most accurate information, enabling you to make decisions confidently.

How we can help?

Whether you are a local authority, highways' gritting contractor or an independent gritting company, we have a forecast solution to suit you. With over 25 years of experience in providing services for the road industry, our innovative solutions give you accurate advice to help you to confidently manage maintenance and optimise operations and safety throughout the year.

Site-specific road forecasts

We can provide independent gritting for gritting contractors who manage singular or multiple sites.

Route Based Forecasting

Uses scientific modelling to provide Route Based Forecasting.

Route Optimisation

Find out more about our Route Optimisation consultancy service which helps you to maximise efficiency by reviewing your operations and climatology.

Online training for winter services

Enrol in one of our training courses, specifically designed for road maintenance decisison makers and gritting operators. Find out about the online Weather Basics module.

Why choose us?

With a road forecast from the UK's national weather forecasting service you can be confident of:

  • Accurate forecasts, quality controlled by experienced road forecasters
  • A trusted government partner, with resilient systems and financial stability
  • Continual investments in our world leading science and technology, driving further improvements to our services

"Severe wet weather has affected road users in the south, the east and the north west, but timely forecasts from the Met Office have enabled us to minimise disruption", Simon Sheldon Wilson, Highways Agency Traffic Management Director.

Speak to our team on 0370 900 0100 or email transport@metoffice.gov.uk.


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