Industry recognition

VolkerHighways' reputation for delivering successful projects and our high safety standards is recognised through winning a wide variety of respected awards from across the industry.

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RoSPA President’s Award

We have been awarded our fifth President’s Award from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), after achieving 14 consecutive Gold Awards.

The esteemed RoSPA Awards program now celebrates its 68th year as the UK’s largest and most impactful health and safety programme. With almost 2,000 entries annually from over 50 countries, impacting over seven million employees, they offer a platform to spotlight an unwavering commitment to continuous improvement and excellence in health and safety.

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International safety award

British Safety Council International Safety Awards

The business has received our third consecutive Distinction Status at the International Safety Awards, from the British Safety Council. 

This year, VolkerHighways achieved Distinction Status for its Oxfordshire street lighting term maintenance contract, reflecting the business’ ongoing commitment to health, safety and wellbeing during the 2023 calendar year. VolkerHighways was one of 269 organisations from around the world to be awarded the Distinction status.

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Green Apple Award

Our Bath & North East Somerset HTMC has received a Green Apple Environmental Award for its effort towards setting up and operating in a sustainable way, providing ongoing respect and benefit to the local community and environment.

The award applauded the contract on its sustainability credentials with focus on their new low carbon office development, which has produced an 89% carbon reduction. This includes the installation of 132 solar panels and six EV charging points. The team has also made ecological enhancements such as the installation of a bat house and mixture of bird and bat boxes. They are also using a range of low carbon patching solutions, such as thermal road repair, across roads in Bath and North East Somerset.

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International CSR Award

Our Medway team was awarded an International CSR Award from The Green Organisation. Their entry showcased their efforts in the ‘Community Commitment’ category, celebrating their passion for improving the local community. This is through education engagement, championing road and community safety awareness, enhancing and improving the natural environment and supporting local businesses, to name a few.


CCS Bronze Award

Our Bath and North East Somerset team was awarded a Bronze Award at the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) National Site Awards! The award recognised the team for continuing to create value in the communities surrounding them, and respect for the public, the workforce, and the environment.

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VolkerHighways is committed to ensuring that the services we provide are conducted in a safe and professional manner. We are proud to have and support industry accreditations and affiliations.

  • BS EN ISO 45001:2018 – Occupational Health and Safety Management
  • BS EN ISO 14001:2015 – Environmental Management
  • BS EN ISO 9001:2015 – Quality Management
  • BS EN ISO 44001:2017 – Collaborative Business Relationship for our Luton, Bath & North East Somerset, Medway and West Berkshire HTMCs and Oxfordshire LTMC.
  • Member of the Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS)
  • Gold member of Constructionline
  • FORS Bronze accreditation
  • Achilles accreditations – Building Confidence and UVDB Silver+
  • FIR accreditations awarded through VolkerWessels UK
  • Member of the Highways Electrical Association (HEA) and Highway Electrical Registration Scheme (HERS) Gold Award 
  • Highway Electrical Skills Academy (HESA) Approved Training Provider
  • National Plant Operators Registration Scheme (NPOS) Approved Training Provider
  • Member of the Lloyd’s Register EMEA under the National Electricity Registration Scheme (NERS)
  • Member of Institution of Lighting Professionals (ILP)
  • Member of the National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation Contracting (NICEIC)
  • Registered OLEV (Office for Low Emission Vehicles) installer
  • National Highways Sector Scheme 8, 12A/B, D, 16 and 30 

Who we are

  • About us

    VolkerHighways is a leader in the delivery of highways and street lighting term maintenance contracts, traffic management and specialist EV charging solutions.

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  • Our leadership team

    VolkerHighways is managed by a team of individuals with extensive industry knowledge and experience. Learn about their role, responsibilities and careers to date.

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  • Our culture

    Our vision and values capture in words what we stand for. They are a guide for our decisions, actions and behaviours which results in the best in class delivery, quality and people.

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  • Our locations

    As part of VolkerWessels UK, we have a presence across the UK, allowing us to tap into diverse markets and access new customers.

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