Highways firm celebrates its tenth birthday

Mayor Harry Ellis and his wife Janet congratulate Route One Highways & Rail directors on ten years of business.
Mayor Harry Ellis and his wife Janet congratulate Route One Highways & Rail directors on ten years of business.

Highway construction firm Route One Highways & Rail celebrated its tenth anniversary in style.

The company, which employs 50 people and has a turnover of £6 million, held an open day at its headquarters in Featherstone.

The event at the Green Lane Industrial Estate was opened by the Mayor of Wakefield Coun Harry Ellis and his wife Janet. Many of the firm’s clients were among the attendees.

Route One’s sales manager Ashleigh Wilson said: “The open day gave us the perfect opportunity to celebrate our tenth anniversary and demonstrate the ever increasing number of services and packages we offer to the construction industry.

“It was great to share such a great day with all who attended.”

There were demonstrations throughout the day to showcase its full range of services like concrete and tarmac repairs, bridge joints installation and replacements and waterproofing. The firm also hosted supplier trade stands.

To celebrate the anniversary, company directors Matthew Pert and Gary Credland organised an evening at Wood Hall Hotel and Spa for their workforce, partners, and people who have contributed to its success.

See www.routeonehighways.co.uk for more.