Construction News

Sat May 30 2020

Related Information

Balfour Beatty earns £34m Warwickshire highways extension

1 Aug 19 Balfour Beatty Living Places has been awarded a second one-year extension to its Warwickshire highways maintenance contract.

The contract extension, awarded jointly by Coventry City Council, Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council and Warwickshire County Council, is worth £34m to Balfour Beatty.

Balfour Beatty was initially awarded a seven-year contract in 2016, to run to 2023. Last year the contract was extended to 2024 and now it has been given another year, until spring 2025.

Balfour Beatty Living Places managing director Steve Helliwell said: “We have significant expertise and experience in delivering highways maintenance schemes with this second contract extension testament to the quality of the works, added value and innovative approaches we deliver for local authorities across the UK. We look forward to continuing our close working relationship with the three councils over the next 12 months, to benefit the local community and travelling public for years to come.”

Related Information

Warwickshire county councillor Jeff Clarke, portfolio holder for transport and planning, said: “Balfour Beatty Living Places, through excellent performance, have achieved all of their key performance indicators, so we have granted this new extension to them to continue managing our highway services to the usual high standards expected by our residents. This contract will continue to be used by Warwickshire County Council to deliver all of its highway maintenance requirements."

Ken Hawkins, Solihull Council’s cabinet member for environment & highways, said: “The highways maintenance contract between ourselves, Coventry, Warwickshire and Balfour Beatty Living Places has proved to be successful so I’m very pleased that we’ve been able to extend it even further. I look forward to this collaboration continuing to provide a high level of service and excellent value for Solihull residents.”

Thank you for reading this story on The Construction Index website. Our editorial independence means that we set our own agenda and where we feel it necessary to voice opinions, they are ours alone, uninfluenced by advertisers, sponsors or corporate proprietors.

Inevitably, there is a financial cost to this service and we now need your support to keep delivering quality trusted journalism. Please consider supporting us, by purchasing our magazine, which is currently just £1 per issue. Order online now. Thanks for your support.

Got a story? Email news@theconstructionindex.co.uk

MPU
MPU

Click here to view more construction news »