Street lighting

An integral part of the UK highway industry for over 50 years

VolkerHighways is a leader in the delivery of highways and street lighting term maintenance contracts for local authorities. We deliver public realm infrastructure projects and are independent specialist traffic management contractors.

Through VolkerSmart Technologies, we are specialists in providing commercial and on-street electric vehicle charging solutions and smart infrastructure for the connected and sustainable communities of the future. 

Our expertise

  • Highways term maintenance

    Our highways term maintenance division is at the core of our business. We provide highway services connecting important interconnecting roads, major urban traffic routes and residential and rural road infrastructure for local authorities.

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  • Street lighting

    We are responsible for the delivery of lighting term maintenance contracts for local authorities and bespoke street lighting installation schemes for private sector clients.

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  • Traffic management

    VolkerHighways benefits from an in-house traffic management division, providing traffic management solutions, working to NHSS 12 A/B and D.

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  • Electric vehicle charge points

    Delivered through our subsidiary business, VolkerSmart Technologies, we are a leading UK installer and maintainer of commercial EV charging points for public and private sector clients.

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  • Independent Connection Provider (ICP)

    Delivered through our subsidiary business, VolkerSmart Technologies, we have the experience and accreditations to carry out ICP electrical connections on numerous electrical highway assets, across various power networks.

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Social value


Our ‘People-Planet-Purpose’ sustainability framework unlocks our desire to take bold action to balance the needs of the environment and society alongside our growth as a business. We are making a commitment that 2020-2030 will be our ‘Decade of Action’.

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