Gwynedd Council starts tender process for north west Wales roads framework

Gwynedd Council has started the tender process to find contractors for its £100 million civils framework. This will include work on the trunk road and county areas in North and mid-Wales. Gwynedd Council has launched the framework, which is for works across five Welsh local authority areas: Gwynedd, Conwy and Denbighshire, Flintshire and Wrexham, West Wales […]

A63 Castle Street project reaches milestone as new footbridge is lifted into place

National Highways’ A63 Castle Street project has reached another milestone with the footbridge being lifted in place this week. The new bridge is a major step forward in National Highways’ £355m A63 Castle Street scheme to improve safety and create better connections in Hull city centre.   The bridge was lifted into place with a 200-tonne […]

Ramboll recruits three Directors to Highways Division to support growth ambitions

Engineering, design and environmental consultant Ramboll has announced the appointments of Rosie Simon as National Highways Key Account Director, Anne Millar as Highways Commercial Director, and Peter Takács, as Bridges Director. The new hires will support Ramboll’s long-term commitment to growing its Highways division. Ms Simon brings significant experience with a career that has spanned 25 […]

John Sisk & Son appoints new CEO to lead next phase of growth

John Sisk & Son, the international construction and engineering business, today announced the appointment of Paul Brown as its new CEO with effect from 1 January 2022, taking over from the current CEO Steve Bowcott, who has been in the role for six and a half years. Speaking on behalf of the board of Sicon […]

Commercial partner award completes Lower Thames Crossing integrated client team

National Highways has announced that Turner & Townsend Limited has been awarded the £23.3 million commercial partner contract on the proposed Lower Thames Crossing scheme, the most ambitious roads project for a generation.  The award of this contract marks the completion of the Lower Thames Crossing integrated client team, comprised of National Highways, a technical […]

Vital roundabout project in Stroud wins two ICE Civil Engineering Awards

A vital roundabout project that involved the construction of a missing part of the Stroudwater Navigation Canal through the centre of the roundabout on the A38 has won two awards at the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) South West Civil Engineering Awards 2021 The project was inspired by the Cotswold Canals Trust, funded by Highways […]


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