Highways maintenance specialists Connect Plus Services named Most Considerate Company 2016
17 November 2016
Connect Plus Services (CPS) has been awarded the top prize in the 2016 Considerate Constructors Scheme National Company Awards, by being recognised as the Most Considerate Company 2016.
The highways maintenance consortium, which consists of international infrastructure group Balfour Beatty, Atkins and Egis Road Operation UK, was named Most Considerate Company at the awards ceremony which took place on 11th November at the Four Seasons Hotel in London.
The annual awards celebrate companies registered with the Considerate Constructors Scheme which have implemented the highest standards of consideration towards their local neighbourhood, the general public, the workforce and the environment.
CPS was recognised for having, “an enthusiastic team… constantly striving to improve its considerate performance, with continual refinement of depot and site safety just part of this on-going aim”.
Brian Johns, Managing Director for Connect Plus Services, said “I am delighted that we have been so successful in the National Awards. I would like to thank everyone at Connect Plus Services for their contribution to the recognition we have achieved in these awards”.
Connect Plus Services has a 30-year contract with Connect Plus on behalf of Highways England. The contract, which started in 2009, is to maintain and operate the M25 motorway network, including all adjoining trunk and slip roads.
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Notes to editors:
Connect Plus Services (CPS) has a 30-year contract with Connect Plus on behalf of Highways England. The contract, which started in September 2009, is to maintain and operate the M25 motorway network, including all adjoining trunk and slip roads, a network of 440km across five counties.
CPS also has responsibility for the Dartford River Crossing in Kent, comprising both Dartford Tunnels and the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge.
CPS is a consortium of Balfour Beatty, Atkins and Egis Road Operation UK.
With a staff of around 600 people, based at seven locations across the network, CPS carries out routine maintenance, and whole-life management of the thousands of M25 assets.
CPS manages the operation of the network 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, including a severe weather season maintenance programme. CPS is identifying ways of reducing delays and improving journey time reliability across its road network.