WDM® operates a fleet of survey vehicles to provide safe, reliable and cost effective assessment of road conditions.
WDM® systems link road condition data with accidents, structures, customer services, inventory, road maintenance and other data.
Equipment and Manufacturing
WDM® expertise is widely recognised in the field of pavement, road and highway survey equipment design.
The WDM® consultancy service was developed to help clients maximise the use of survey data.
W.D.M. Limited will be exhibiting at the Annual Bridges Conference, on the 16th March 2017 at Ricoh Arena, Coventry. Bridges still remains the leading event for highway authority bridge engineers and their private sector partners, and continues to act as the definitive forum for all issues relating to bridge management and maintenance, policy, strategy and funding. For 25 years, the Bridges conference has driven technical knowledge, debate and discussion at the heart of Europe's bridge community. In 2017 the conference will once again focus on delivering a number of informative sessions, detailing all the latest thinking through technical sessions...
SCRIM® celebrates 50th anniversary
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the SCRIM® (Sideway-force Coefficient Routine Investigation Machine), we share a SCRIM fact each week during 2017. Fact 1: W.D.M. Limited celebrate the 50th anniversary of SCRIM in 2017 – it was the machine that resulted in the company first becoming involved in the highway asset management sector. Fact 2: SCRIM is an acronym for Sideway-force Coefficient Routine Investigation Machine. Fact 3: The first SCRIM came off the WDM® production line in 1967. It was built for TRRL, the Transport Road Research Laboratory. Learn more about...
Early Road Surface Testing Machine
A W.D.M. Limited staff member visited the National Motorcycle Museum recently and found an example of how road surface friction was measured and recorded in the UK in the early days of motoring. Today, WDM® is the only licensed manufacturer of the Sideway-force Coefficient Routine Investigation Machine (SCRIM®), which measures wet-road skid resistance and helps save thousands of lives worldwide. The first SCRIM rolled off the production line in 1967. When the Ministry of Transport...
UK Pavement Management Health Check
The latest version of W.D.M. Limited’s UK Pavement Management software (ukPMS) has successfully completed its annual health check. The system is regularly independently tested to cover the loading, processing and reporting of data and also when an existing version is modified. Version 4.10 of the PMS and ukPMS is scheduled for release by the end of January 2017. The independent consultants reported: “The WDM system (v4.10.0) has satisfied the requirements for the 2016 Annual Health Check for UKPMS and that this has been ratified by the Road Condition Management Group on behalf of the UK Roads Board.." ...
WDM® at Highways UK Event - Birmingham, November 2016
W.D.M. Limited team presented their road survey equipment and consulting services on Stand F06 at Highways UK 2016 event which took place at the NEC in Birmingham on 16 and 17 November 2016. The Highways UK event brings together those responsible for the planning, operation and future-proofing of the UK's road network. Whilst at the show, WDM® met key decision makers and stakeholders, including highway engineers, civil engineering consultants, contractors, transport planners and suppliers, together with representatives of Highways England, DfT, local authorities and other transport organisations. WDM® combines more...
THE COMPLETE MANAGEMENT SOLUTION
W.D.M. Limited offers the complete highway asset management solution and is committed to helping improve road safety and saving lives.
The Company is the UK’s leading manufacturer and provider of highway condition surveying and monitoring equipment, with a unique understanding of highway maintenance and road asset management, supported by unrivalled experience and technical expertise.
WDM® is also the UK’s largest survey contractor, serving all UK Government agencies and the majority of local authorities, and continues to develop road condition monitoring technology, set new industry standards and help clients and partners in the UK and overseas, achieve new levels of best practice in road safety.