Cold Comfort Scotland

Cold Comfort Scotland 2019 - Keep me informed

DATE FOR YOUR DIARY - we are delighted to announce the date for Cold Comfort Scotland 2019 which takes place at the Macdonald Inchyra Hotel, Falkirk on Thursday 25th April 2019.  Registration will open first week in February.

Bookmark the page for details on the Cold Comfort Scotland 2019.  

Take a look at the Cold Comfort show review published in Highways magazine.

GRIT EXPECTATIONS: Councils and road authorities get ready for winter 2019

"A well run conference focussing on many of the current winter service issues. This event is proving to get better every year."
David Batchelor
, Project Manager - Severe Weather Plan, Highways England

The Cold Comfort Scotland conference aims to increase the knowledge and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of winter service operatives in Scotland. Using best practice case studies, technical sessions and debate and discussion, Cold Comfort Scotland considers every aspect of the winter service delivery sector as well as some of the new products, concepts and innovations being used on the road network.  Download the show preview which was published in the April issue of Highways magazine.

"Enjoyable, beneficial, productive and best Cold Comfort I have been to yet in Scotland."
Martin Thomson, Networks Impacts Manager, Transport Scotland

View the 2018 conference programme 

Key topics for Cold Comfort Scotland 2018 included:

• Lessons from Alaska-driving efficiencies, raising standards and making the most of winter service budgets

• New strategies and new directions-reassessing winter service delivery

• Skills, training and development

• Treating bridges, structures and footways

• Dealing with major weather incidents

• Measuring performance and making improvements

Participating 2018 speakers included representatives from Amey, The City of Alaska, Devon County Council, Highlands Council, Devon County Council, NWSRG, Scotland Transerv, TfL, The Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute and Transport Scotland. 

2018 Speakers included


2018 Exhibitors included

To download a copy of the 2018 event guide containing the finalised programme, speaker listings and contact details for all exhibitors click here