14 Sep 18

Winter is coming!

With the start of Meteorological Autumn and the end of the summer holidays we can feel the sands starting to shift here at De-ice.  It is sometimes hard to think…

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08 Nov 17

All about Gritting the UK’s roads!

Have you ever wondered how the really tough winter job of keeping our roads, pavements, airports, train stations and car parks running efficiently during bad weather is performed? Let’s take…

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08 Mar 17

The cost of winter maintenance

It is fair to say that severe weather events are extremely annoying and disruptive for businesses across the UK. In addition to longer journey times for staff, you may also…

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08 Mar 17

National Apprenticeship Week

We are midway through NAW 2017 and there has been much going on across the country to encourage and inform with regard to the benefits of taking on an Apprentice…

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09 Feb 17

Protect yourself this winter

Health and safety tips from Hosking Associates and De-ice Winter has arrived and - with it - we have already seen some hazardous conditions. It's the time of year that…

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25 Nov 16

November Weather Blog

At this time of year the days seem to be on fast forward.  Not only have we turned into complete weather bores and are busy gritting in the coldest areas…

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18 Mar 16

Spring is sprung!

March can be an unpredictable month weather wise - who’d have thought that Braemar in the Highland of Scotland would see temperatures of 17 degrees on Thursday 17th while Aberdeen…

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11 Feb 16

Blog 11.02.16

It has been a crazy couple of weeks at De-ice HQ – we have welcomed some new members of staff in Carl Makepeace as junior sales executive, Iain McDonald as…

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04 Feb 16

The Groundhog Effect

The 2nd of February was Groundhog Day in the US, however in the UK, and in the absence of little furry rodents it does feel very much like the UK weather…

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28 Jan 16

Weather Blog 28.01.16

As January draws to a close it has really been a mixed bag this month of record warm days, some snow, the odd frost and plenty of rain. Our next…

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04 Dec 15

You just can’t shut me up!

The end of the week and although busy the weather patterns have not changed so a mixed bag of mild, windy, rainy weather.  Not what the doctor ordered in the…

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01 Dec 15


Keeping our emergency services operational and safe to perform their tasks is an important job.  With fire fighters tied to stations when not physically out fighting fires I suspect a…

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27 Nov 15

It has been a good week overall

It has been a good week overall – bearing in mind we are now nearly into December there are still tenders and business out there yet to be awarded.  I…

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23 Nov 15

Hadleigh Hardcore Challenge

Despite the bitterly cold temperatures yesterday my colleague Ben Everitt was up and at ‘em early taking part in the Hadleigh Hardcore Challenge raising money for our company charity Havens…

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17 Nov 15

Barmy Barney!

Having not even cleared the leaf litter from storm Abigail and Barney squalls in with even more wind and rain.  Come the end of the week though we will see…

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05 Nov 15

PFM Awards

I attended the PFM Awards last night, along with CEO Mark Lopez and our client from Havens Hospice as a finalist in Partners with SME Organisations.  There was wall to…

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23 Oct 15

We are almost at critical mass at De-ice HQ!!

Don’t miss our TwinFM blog for the coming week’s weather along with a raft of FM and world related news and views. http://www.twinfm.com/article.php?artid=2432&title=Spotlight&article=keep-on-dreaming-of-a-white-christmas We are almost at critical mass at…

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25 Sep 15

TwinFM Blog

Don’t miss our TwinFM blog for the coming week’s weather along with a raft of FM and world related news and views. http://www.twinfm.com/article.php?artid=2345&title=Spotlight&article=don't-pack-the-barbie-away-just-yet It has been another busy week in…

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17 Sep 15

This Week In FM

Over the last few months I have been providing the lovely team at This Week In FM (TwinFm) with a weekly weather review.  You will now be able to find…

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11 Jun 15


De-Ice, one of the UK's longest-established and leading gritting and snow clearance specialists, is knee deep in its winter 2015-2016 planning stage - with the aim of ensuring client sites…

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29 Jan 15


The De-ice office is busy today with plenty of phone calls coming in from our clients and operatives all over the country. A number of the calls we are receiving…

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28 Aug 14


Leading winter maintenance specialist appoints new sales and operations executive De-ice (www.de-ice.co.uk), one of the UK’s longest-established and leading winter gritting and snow clearance specialists, has appointed Matthew Greenbank into…

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12 Aug 14


After opening our Coventry office, De-ice have been on the hunt for the perfect candidate to manage it for us and we are pleased to announce that Alexandra Delin is…

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15 Apr 14


8th March, 2014   DE-ICE: 'SET ON GETTING MORE WOMEN INTO GRITTING' -UK's winter risk management industry should be more inclusive-   The UK's winter gritting industry has - historically…

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30 Aug 13


We have a vacancy to fill and we are searching for the right person to join our lively and busy office. Click on the link below for more details on…

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19 Aug 13


It was the first day of Spring 2013 and the De-ice team were busy clearing snow in Falkirk, Motherwell and Dundee in Scotland! With March last year breaking records for…

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