Specialists in technically advanced
Vehicle Restraint Systems

About Us

Hill & Smith - manufacture and supply specialist safety barrier systems throughout the world.

Hill & Smith are driving safety forward with a total solution, be it our FLEXBEAM VRS family of systems for use on highways, to BRIFEN the wire rope VRS used in over 30 countries worldwide or our OFFROAD industrial barriers protecting your property.

Hill & Smith, part of the HSROADS group of Hill & Smith Holdings PLC., which has vast experience in manufacturing vehicle restraint systems including:

  • Steel Barriers – FLEXBEAM, FLEXBEAM PLUS and HI-FLEX are systems for highways, motorways and dual carriageways tested to EN1317
  • Wire Rope Barriers – BRIFEN is world renowned for its wire rope system, again used on the highways and alongside steep inclines. Tested to EN1317, NCHRP350 and specialised Swedish standards.
  • Hybrid Impact Protection – BRIFLEX incorporates steel barriers and wire rope to give the ultimate central reservation protection. Tested to EN1317 with a containment of H2 and a working width of W5.
  • Industrial Barriers – Off Road systems for protecting your assets.

With a policy to supply quality of service, tested and approved products, the company has developed a strong reputation in the field of road safety.

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If you have any queries please feel free to contact us.
Telephone: +44 (0) 1902 499400

xtratech Technical Support

Visit our Xtratech technical web site for advice and support on the Hill and Smith product range.

Hill & Smith Holdings PLC

Headquartered in the UK, the Group employs some 3,600 staff across 51 sites, principally in 7 countries.

Varley & Gulliver

The UK's premier manufacturer of both steel and aluminium bridge parapets to the civil engineering industry.

Asset VRS

The leading supplier of temporary safety barriers in the UK.

Highways Agency

Managing, maintaining and improving England's motorways and trunk roads.

National Roads Authority

Securing the provision of a safe and efficient network of national roads.

Terms & Conditions

For further information on Hill & Smith terms and conditions please call: +44 (0) 1902 499400