High recognition at International Safety Awards

VolkerWessels UK is celebrating after receiving high recognition at the 60th annual British Safety Council ‘International Safety’ Awards.


VolkerHighways has been awarded an ‘International Safety Award with Merit’, for their work with London Borough of Camden. The award was presented at a Gala Dinner on 5 May, in London’s Grosvenor House Hotel.

VolkerFitzpatrick achieved two merit awards for their WAML star and Temple Mills Depot projects and a merit prize was also awarded to VolkerLaser for their Ashton Avenue Swing Bridge - Structural Refurbishment works.


VolkerRail was awarded their fourth consecutive distinction in recognition of their commitment to keeping their workers and workplaces healthy and safe during the 2016 calendar year. VolkerRail is one of the first companies to receive a fourth consecutive Distinction Award from the British Safety Council.

Adrian Shah-Cundy, head of corporate social responsibility for VolkerWessels UK said: “We are delighted to receive such amazing recognition for our commitment to safety across VolkerWessels UK. The safety and wellbeing of everyone working on our behalf is of paramount importance to us and these awards highlight the significant achievements we have made, and the measures we have in place to ensure this continues.”

The International Safety Awards celebrate and promote the success of the winning organisations and their employees in maintaining a safe and healthy working environment for all. They are open to businesses, public and third sector bodies of all sizes and sectors from the United Kingdom, Africa, Asia, India and the Middle East.