US Pat. No. 9,863,162

BASE FOR FENCING

OXFORD PLASTIC SYSTEMS LI...

1. A fencing post base, comprising:
a main body (MB) with a MB lower surface, a MB upper surface, a first end, a second end, a first MB side surface, and a second
MB side surface, wherein the MB upper surface is provided with at least two apertures each for receiving a portion of a respective
fencing post, each of which respective fencing posts projects upwardly from the MB upper surface when the portion of the respective
fence post is received within the respective aperture, a first gripping portion connected with and extending out from the
first end, a second gripping portion connected with and extending out from the second end;

wherein the first gripping portion (FGP) includes a FGP upper surface, a first FGP side surface, a second FGP side surface,
and a FGP end surface, wherein the FGP upper surface and the FGP end surface extend between the first and second FGP side
surfaces, and the FGP end surface includes an opening that defines a FGP handle;

wherein the second gripping portion (SGP) includes a SGP upper surface, a first SGP side surface, a second SGP side surface,
and a SGP end surface, wherein the SGP upper surface and the SGP end surface extend between the first and second SGP side
surfaces, and the SGP end surface includes an opening that defines a SGP handle;

wherein the main body comprises a recycled plastics material;
a first cover portion attached to the first gripping portion, and the first cover portion covers at least a part of the FGP
upper surface, at least a part of the first FGP side surface, at least a part of the second FGP side surface, and at least
a part of the FGP end surface; and

a second cover portion attached to the second gripping portion, and the second cover portion covers at least a part of the
SGP upper surface, at least a part of the first SGP side surface, at least a part of the second SGP side surface, and at least
a part of the SGP end surface; and

wherein the first cover portion and the second cover portion each comprise a virgin plastics material of enhanced visibility
compared to the main body.

US Pat. No. 10,214,935

SUPPORTING TEMPORARY BARRIERS

Oxford Plastic Systems Li...

1. A base for a temporary barrier, comprising:a support portion of plastics material on which is provided an upwardly extending spigot or socket for engaging with a part of the barrier;
first and second elongate, horizontally extending, ground engaging stabilizing members of plastics material connected to the support portion, the stabilizing members extending in diametrically opposite directions from the support portion to respective remote ends of the stabilizing members; and
an elongate stiffening member which is connected to the first stabilizing member and to the second stabilizing member and extends horizontally from adjacent the remote end of the first stabilizing member to adjacent the remote end of the second stabilizing member;
wherein at least one of the first and second stabilizing members is provided with a resiliently deformable portion at its remote end so that the retaining portion can be moved to permit insertion of the stiffening member and can return subsequently to retain the stiffening member.