VolkerHighways renews Bath & NE Somerset partnership until 2029

Bath & North East Somerset Council and VolkerHighways will continue their collaborative partnership until 2029, following a three year extension, for both their highways and street lighting maintenance contracts.

The two contracts, valued at £16 million per year, will provide a continuity of highway services to the residents and road users of Bath & North East Somerset. Works include planned, routine and reactive maintenance to the highway network, as well as emergency response to road incidents. The business also undertakes winter maintenance, gully cleansing, rural verge maintenance, event traffic management drainage maintenance works and street lighting improvements and maintenance.

The award follows a successful five years of collaboration during which,the partnership was ranked best in the South West for Highways Maintenance in a national independent survey. They also topped the South West satisfaction rankings for promptly dealing with potholes, in terms of the number of potholes and the quality of repair to damaged roads.


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