Responding to COVID-19: insight, support and guidance

HAMP Series 49: Highway Asset Management Plans and the Economic Benefits of Highway Maintenance

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Event summary

The pressure on highway authorities to produce highway asset management plans appears to have relaxed and the response to COVID-19 has quite rightly become the priority. However, it is important to look ahead and start to plan for the emergence from the pandemic and to re-build our economy.


20 January 2021
Starts: 10:00
Ends: 15:00

Standard price

£375.00 excl VAT

Network Member Price

£250.00 excl VAT

*online booking for this event has closed. Bookings can now be made by phoning 020 7543 5600.

About this event

The government is starting to offer investment opportunities to kick-start economic growth as the vaccination programme is rolled out and restrictions are gradually lifted.

Highway authorities must prepare themselves to secure funding in a post-COVID environment. Most importantly, they must spend it wisely and in a way that tackles the network priorities for their area, and at the same time boost economic regeneration and green growth.

The 'levelling up' funding is particularly important for those authorities with communities who have been left behind following the closure of their traditional industries such as mining, shipbuilding and steel making.

We are starting to see growing demand in the sector for advice and support to update and refresh highways asset management plans and this will be the focus of the HAMP for this and the upcoming series of webinars.

Learning outcomes

The webinar will provide guidance and outline a framework to develop, update and review highway asset management plans. It will refresh and improve your knowledge and skills, and bring you up to date with asset management policy and strategy.

The day will be interactive and will give you the opportunity to find out what is happening across the sector and provide practical tools and guidance for you to apply back in your organisations.

Who will benefit?

This course is aimed at directors, heads of service and senior managers involved in the procurement, planning, design and delivery of highway maintenance programmes. It will also benefit highways maintenance service delivery partners who are looking to align their services with the needs of their partners in the sector.


  • Asset management

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Speaker - Dave Ayre - Property Networks Manager

Dave is a qualified public service manager with extensive experience in the development and implementation of innovative public/private partnerships. Dave manages CIPFA’s Highways Asset Management Planning, Strategic Assets and Property Training Networks and advises on asset management, partnering and wider property issues throughout the UK.