McCann secures landmark Suffolk County Council street lighting services contract

McCann has announced that it has secured a significant street lighting services contract with Suffolk County Council – further enhancing the businesses reputation as a leading contractor in the delivery of major infrastructure solutions. The company has a proven track record for the successful delivery of street lighting maintenance contracts, which is evident in its […]

Suffolk: A case study for the Quiet Lanes initiative

Collaboration between district, parish and county councils has enabled over 350 Suffolk country roads (over 400K) to be designated as Quiet Lanes.   It’s a nationally recognised designation for narrow, rural roads which can be shared with walkers, horse riders, cyclists and other road users.  All Quiet Lanes are marked with green signs at either […]

Suffolk County Council start search for contractors for its highways maintenance and professional services contract

Suffolk County Council has begun the search for new contractors for its £1.6bn highways maintenance ad professional services contract. Work will include the delivery both core highways maintenance services and certain professional services, with the provision of street lighting (SLS) and intelligent transport systems (ITS). The contract duration is 10 years, starting from October 2023. […]

Suffolk County Council starts search for contractor for highway maintenance services

Suffolk County Council is to start the search for a contractor to provide highway services cross the county. Earlier this year, the council agreed on developing a hybrid model for its next contract. Its pre-market engagement said the new contract will be based around seven key themes; collaboration and partnership, social considerations, climate emergency, environmental […]

Suffolk CC to make £20m investment in highway drainage and footpaths

Cabinet members in Suffolk have committed an extra £20 million over the next three years into further improving Suffolk’s highway drainage systems and footpaths. In recognition of the increasing maintenance demand on these areas, councillors approved the use of £10 million to specifically deliver an increasing number of drainage schemes that deal with problems that […]

Suffolk County Council to consider £20m spend on roads and flooding measures

Suffolk County Council is to consider spending £20m on roads and flooding measures, despite a report showing it would need triple that amount to maintain standards. Suffolk County Council is being asked to approve £10m for more road drainage and £10m towards footpath improvements. But a report said to achieve a “steady state condition”, with […]

Air quality summit planned for Suffolk

The state of air quality across the county of Suffolk and measures to help improve the situation are on the agenda at a air quality summit, due to take place in January. Suffolk County Council’s Conservative leader Matthew Hicks said it was “a long-term priority for public health looking at air quality, and the summit […]

Suffolk signals its intent with major contracts for highways

Carbon reduction measures and more work opportunities for young adults are among ambitions for new £1billion highways maintenance contracts over the next 20 years in Suffolk. Suffolk County Council’s cabinet has been recommended to approve work on creating and securing three contracts from October 2023 – one for a main maintenance provider similar to what the […]


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