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Highways Agency employee stars in BBC documentary series

Posted: Thu Oct 09, 2014 5:33 pm
by falkor
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by Adam Smith 7 Oct 2014
A HARD-WORKING Halesowen Highways Agency employee has been catapulted to stardom in hit BBC 2 show The Motorway: Life in the Fast Lane.

The documentary highlighted Robert Gregory's affable manner dealing with the multiple problems on the motorway network.
During filming he worked as control room team manager in Highways Agency West Midlands Regional Control Centre in Quinton.

He joined the Highways Agency in 2009 as an operator before becoming team manager is 2011 with responsibility for several teams in the control room.

The former Earls High School pupil still lives in Halesowen and has now started a new role as regional technology operation liaison.

He said: “My role acts as a liaison between the groups within the agency and the control rooms and I’m responsible for both the West Midlands and South West regional control centres.

Mr Gregory studied Project Management and Information Technology Management Robert intends to continue to progress his career with the Highways Agency.

He said: “The Agency is very supportive and encourages staff to develop their knowledge and experience. It’s a good place to work."
As a talented footballer he used to turn out for Wolverhampton Wanderers' youth team but is now at home fielding technical issues for the Highways Agency.

Re: Highways Agency employee stars in BBC documentary series

Posted: Tue Oct 14, 2014 8:52 pm
by Firehawk
Nice work, enjoyed the show.

S

Re: Highways Agency employee stars in BBC documentary series

Posted: Thu Oct 16, 2014 12:12 am
by slabber
Hiya firehawk, long time no speak. ;)

Re: Highways Agency employee stars in BBC documentary series

Posted: Tue Oct 21, 2014 3:57 am
by Firehawk
Yes Slabber it is can you send me a pm.

S

Maybe looking at coming over next year.

Re: Highways Agency employee stars in BBC documentary series

Posted: Thu Oct 23, 2014 6:45 am
by Firehawk
Slabber could you please PM your email as I can't reply to you.

S

Re: Highways Agency employee stars in BBC documentary series

Posted: Thu Oct 23, 2014 2:50 pm
by slabber
Will do mate. ;)

Re: Highways Agency employee stars in BBC documentary series

Posted: Tue Oct 28, 2014 8:52 pm
by Guinness Man
Keep us updated on your visit next year

Re: Highways Agency employee stars in BBC documentary series

Posted: Sun Nov 02, 2014 4:33 am
by slabber
Emailed you mucker, waiting for a reply. ;)

Re: Highways Agency employee stars in BBC documentary series

Posted: Sun Jun 26, 2016 7:22 pm
by pongolad
Missed that one, must've been studying :slhuh:

Recently received abuse from Jezza after appearing on Police Interceptors in my new role :slshh: Actually made two appearances in the last series - now desperately dodging the cameras as my mum says I have "a face for radio" :slw:

Re: Highways Agency employee stars in BBC documentary series

Posted: Fri Jul 01, 2016 3:38 am
by slabber
You got a fleeting glimpse of yours truly when they filmed it in our neck of the woods. ;)