Fundamental to VMS's Whole-Life Strategy for its products is that they shall:

  • Continue to be compliant with the appropriate Industry Standards
  • Be fit for the purpose of the use intended
  • Have a cost-effective operating life

To achieve these objectives Variable Message Signs is certified to EN 12966 and has an approved ISO9001 Quality Management System, ISO14001 and OHSAS18001 which are subject to tri-annual re-certification and six monthly surveillance visits by an external accredited organisation; VMS use BSI for the certification process.

The Quality Management System encompasses a complete Business Process including the following disciplines:

  • Tendering
  • Engineering
  • Purchasing
  • Assembly / manufacturing
  • Test and Inspection
  • Site Work
  • Finance

Within each Business Process aspect there are structured Company Procedures that dictate the means by which VMS conducts its business and produces its products.

Installation services

Our dedicated installation team has unrivalled experience in the installation of our products in both demanding motorway and urban locations.

All of our on-site personnel are fully trained and accredited to the industry recognised National Highways Sector Scheme 8 for installation of variable message signs and are fully conversant with the requirements of the New Roads and Street Works Act.

In addition, every member of our installation team holds industry recognised electronic and electrical engineering qualifications.

Because we have our own in-house team we can readily adapt to any specific installation requirements you may have.

Maintenance services

We provide tailored maintenance packages for all of the equipment we supply and can provide first, second and third line maintenance solutions dependent upon indiv idual customer requirements.

Our approach is focused to deliver cost effective support, but we can provide any maintenance package to suit your own specific requirements.

Variable Message Signs

Monkton Business Park, Mill Lane, Hebburn, Tyne and Wear, NE31 2JZ, UK. Tel: +44 (0)191 423 7070
Griffin Lane, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP19 8BP, UK. Tel: +44 (0)1296 673000

Hill & Smith Ltd trading as Variable Message Signs |  Registered in England No: 01270322 | Registered office: Westhaven House, Arleston Way, Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands, B90 4LH