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Leaving a Sustainable Legacy

We are always challenged within our industry to find ways to develop resilient sustainable solutions supportive of climate change within our working environment. Our management systems reflect contractual and legislative demands as well as providing a platform for innovation and continuous improvement. We use this to help find sustainable and low carbon solutions to minimise […]

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#TakingtoTwitter

Our customers are not always easy to reach through traditional communication channels given the transient nature of customers on the network.  While planning a scheme on a busy route into Leeds city centre that would include lane closures and speed limitations we recognised that this scheme would have  an impact on customers, particularly regular commuters. […]

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Apprentice of the Year

We are thrilled to announce that Thomas Coleman from our Area 12 team was awarded winner of the prestigious BTEC Award for 19+ Apprentice of the Year at a special ceremony at Central Hall Westminster in London, on Thursday 5 July. Spanning 24 categories, this was the eighth annual Pearson BTEC Awards, hosted by financial […]

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Constructing Excellence Winners

A-one+ were crowned winners of the Preservation and Rejuvenation category for the M180 Inglis Bridge Removal at the Constructing Excellence Yorkshire and Humber Awards last night: with the judges claiming it was a tough category to judge. Not only that, we were also recognised as highly commended for the Value category for the A64 Askham […]

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FORS Bronze

A-one+ is pleased to have achieved Bronze Accreditation for Fleet Operators Recognition Scheme (FORS). This is the first time that we have been audited and accredited for FORS accreditation which is a huge testament to the drive and dedication from our Area 4 team. The criteria for achieving Bronze is tough and it took a […]

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Transport Focus Blog

Earlier this year Anthony Smith, Chief Executive for Transport Focus blogged about their work representing the interests of cyclists, pedestrians and equestrians on the strategic road network. As part of that blog the recent improvement works to the cycleway / footway on the A64 undertaken by A-one+ has been highlighted as a good example of the […]

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Blooming Lovely!

A-one+ is a proud supporter of Highways England annual ‘Flowers in Bloom’ competition covering network areas 3, 4 and 5. The purpose of the competition is to raise awareness of conservation while making our highway depots colourful and bright places to work. The theme this year is bees and butterflies. We decided to reuse fly […]

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Traffex SiB 2018

This week has seen the all new Traffex Seeing is Believing event at Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground in Leceicestershire. With almost 2,000 highways professionals visting the indoor outdoor conference expo over the 2 days. There was a real excitement around the whole event. The sun shone brightly throughout and there was more to see and do […]

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Forum for the Future

Last week we held our second annual Area 4 supply chain event ‘Forum for the Future’. This was a follow on from the hugely successful inaugural event in 2017. The event included a conference, exhibition area and outdoor vehicle and product demonstration area. Once again there was an impressive turnout of around 140 supply chain […]

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Seeing is Believing

We look forward to welcoming you on stand number 79 at Traffex Seeing is Believing this week. With less than 2 days until the doors open make sure you call in to see us about how we look at innovation to drive efficiencies. Our industry faces many challenges trying to meet the ever-increasing demands of our […]

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Yorkshire & Humber Awards

Held every year in July, the Constructing Excellence Yorkshire and Humber Awards are a celebration of the very best the regional construction industry has to offer and highlights the pioneering individuals, projects and organisations that are truly moving our sector forward. A-one+ has been shortlisted for a superb 7 awards over 6 categories. These are: Health, […]

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Safety Away Day

We recognise the challenging role of a supervisor or manager of people carrying out work on our network and the responsibilities we all have for the safety of ourselves, each other, our supply chain and customers. To help our supervisors and managers we hosted a safety away day. The purpose of this away day is […]

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GRIT Awards

The annual A-one+ GRIT Awards took place last week on April 18 at the AMEX Stadium, Brighton. This prestigious ceremony celebrates all our internal quarterly individual and team winners from across our organisation throughout the previous calendar year. The event was attended by our nominators, supply chain guests and representatives from Highways England as well […]

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Committed Constructors

Winners of the  Committed to Construction in Humberside and West Yorkshire 2018 awards were announced last week with A-one+ scooping 2 wins and 2 runners up. Thomas Coleman won Achiever of the Year Award for his GIS and Asset Data Management System and A-one+ also won Project of the Year Award (under £5m) for our […]

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Supplier Recognition Scheme

Highways England Supplier Recognition Scheme Awards were held yesterday in Manchester. A-one+ is delighted that our Ultigrip product was recognised by Highways England as ‘Highly Commended’ for ‘Ultigrip‘ in the Efficiencies and Continuous Improvement category, showcasing our commitment to meeting and exceeding Highways England efficieny targets through a variety of innovative means. Ultigrip is a […]

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Mentor of the Year

Delighted to announce our success following the Generation 4 Change (G4C) Awards Yorkshire and Humber. Collins Karanya, one of our design team senior engineers was named WINNER in the ‘Mentor of the Year’ category, and Joel Moore one of our  apprentices, was recognised as Highly Commended in the ‘Trainee of the Year’ category Collins submission […]

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Apprenticeship of the Year

Apprentice Nicola Ward has been awarded ‘Apprenticeship of the Year Award 2018’ in the Construction (Built Environment) category for Northern Skills Group, during a special ceremony on 8 March at Middlesbrough College. Nicola, age 19, is in the second and final year of her apprenticeship, studying for a BTEC Level 3 in Construction and the […]

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National Apprenticeship Week

We have been supporting National Apprenticeship Week this week by finding out what some of our apprentices are up to and why apprenticeships work for them. Click each image to pop out and read the detail.    

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Construction Finalists

What a phenomenal start to the year, A-one+ has been shortlisted for 8 awards across 5 categories of the 2018 Committed to Construction in Humber and West Yorkshire Awards. Shortlisted entries include; Area 12 Integrated Delivery Team for the Collaborative Working Award Both Ultigrip and GIS and Asset Data Management for the Innovation Award Three […]

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Generation 4 Change

The Generation 4 Change (G4C) Awards Yorkshire and Humber are being held this Friday and we have 4 of our outstanding young professionals shortlisted across a number of categories. Sam Beardon shortlisted for Technical Apprentice of the Year Sam’s entry focussed on his progression through A-one+ as part of the first intake of apprentices in […]

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Service Continues

While we are experiencing adverse weather and disruption we do operate a 24/7 service. Our depots and offices remain open to continue delivering maintenenance response services on behalf of Highways England. Please check your local weather warnings via the Met Office, follow regional guidance from your local authority and Highways England and if you do have […]

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Let’s talk about winter?

Registration is now open for the 27th Annual Cold Comfort conference and exhibition.  The annual winter maintenance event takes place on 16 and 17 May at the Ricoh Arena Coventry. Cold Comfort 2018 is the country’s only conference and exhibition dedicated solely to the winter services sector.  The theme for this year’s conference is tracking winter […]

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Sustainable Resurfacing

We are always looking for ways that we can carry out our work in a more environmentally friendly way and sourcing a viable sustainable surfacing product is one result that would make an incredible difference. After many months of hard work and we are delighted to be planning surfacing trials for a new form of […]

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An introduction to…

Our first CIHT seminar of 2018 takes place soon at our Design Centre in Darlington. If you are a CIHT member and you want to know more about the work we undertake on behalf of Highways England then register your interest now. Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment. This seminar is an […]

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Supplier Recognition

The shortlist for Highways England Supplier Recognition Scheme and Highways England Health, Safety and Wellbing Awards 2017 has been confirmed this week. And,  A-one+ is delighted to announce selection for 2 categories. A-one+ is shortlisted in the Supplier Recognition Scheme, Efficiencies and Continuous Improvement category for ‘Ultigrip‘ which is a new skid resistant surfacing product […]

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Partners in Excellence

We are extremely proud of cultivating a culture where our people strive to meet and exceed legal and operational industry standards, a measure of this is our recent acceptance as a new BSI Partners of Excellence member. Partners of Excellence is an enhanced programme of collaborative working to increase the value of our joint relationship […]

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Road for Rugby Legend

Garrison Road  in Hull has been renamed to commemorate  rugby legend Roger Millward. The road sign scheme has been designed and installed by A-one+ and recently unveiled by the council in a special ceremony. Members of his family, including Mr Millward’s widow Carol, were joined by representatives from A-one+, Hull City Council, Hull KR and […]

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A-one+ to the Rescue

We have been busy carrying out works on the M18 and M180 to renovate 40,000m of drainage ditches and 100 culverts as part of a motorway capital renewal scheme. During the project our site team discovered an injured tawny owl in one of the culverts near a motorway drainage ditch. While the owl was still […]

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Seasons Greetings

Merry Christmas and happy holidays to friends, colleagues, clients and partners. While visiting your family and friends over this Christmas break please spare a thought for 24 hour service providers such as our road workers. They will be working hard keeping our road network safe, and free-flowing, battling severe weather and responding to incidents. Merry Christmas and a safe […]

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Military Movers

South Yorkshire historic military bridge makes final journey A military bridge, believed to be the last of its kind situated near the M180 near Scunthorpe has been removed by A-one+ for renovation. The ‘Inglis Bridge’ designed by Charles Inglis during World War 1 came into active service in 1916. The bridge was the first multi-use component built […]

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Christmas Jumpers

In-keeping with the season of goodwill our teams participated in Christmas Jumper Day on 15 December raising a whopping £442.45 for Yorkshire Air Ambulance and £84.40 for Save the Children. With a prize for the ‘best dressed’ we made sure depot based staff could participate by send a photo of themselves wearing their festive fashion. […]

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Highways UK

  Last week the Highways UK 2017 event was held at the NEC, Birmingham. Highways UK is for the people and organisations involved in the planning, designing, building, operating and future-proofing of the UK’s road network. It is not a trade show, but positioned to attract and capture strategic planning and thought leadership at the […]

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Considerate Constructor 2017

Rounding off the year with silver Company Award, A-one+ celebrate success at Considerate Constructors Scheme National Company and Supplier Awards alongside other top performing registered companies and suppliers.  Fraser Hyndman collecting our award. The Considerate Constructors Scheme revealed the UK’s most considerate companies and suppliers of 2017 at the much-anticipated National Awards on 2 and 3 November at the […]

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Driver Behaviour

Lorry drivers watching DVDs and boiling kettles among 4,000 caught by unmarked HGV cab. Shocking footage released by Highways England shows drivers watching DVDs, reading books, and even boiling a dashboard kettle. One driver in Kent was watching a DVD, while in Hampshire three from the same company were caught using their phones during a […]

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Highway Efficiency

The annual Highways Awards 2017 (formerly Highways Magazine Awards) took place on 18 October and A-one+ came away category winners once more. We were shortlisted for three categories on the night. Team of the Year, Product of the Year and Highway Maintenance Efficiency. Our Team of the Year entry was recognised as one of only a handful of Highly Commended […]

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Eco Excellence

LED lighting leading the way once again and winning another award at the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) annual regional awards event Celebrating Construction in South Yorkshire. In the Eco category our multi-award winning Sculp Gantry Lighting was once again successful scooping the top prize. This award recognises a project that demonstrates commitment to policies and practices […]

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The Road to Tomorrow

The Road to Tomorrow Highways Term Maintenance Association (HTMA) Conference 2017. October 25, 09:30 to 16:30 ETC St Pauls, 200 Aldersgate, EC1A 4HD ‘The Road to Tomorrow’ will provide the opportunity to hear the latest developments and emerging thinking on highways management and maintenance from the Department of Transport, clients and industry. The event is […]

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CIHT WINNERS

The Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (Yorkshire & the Humber) Awards 2017 took place last Friday. A-one+ swept the board winning  2 out of 4 awards and a highly commended in a third.  These awards are designed to recognise the best young engineering talent and best projects delivered in the region, in the highways and […]

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CIHT Regionals

As dedicated CIHT partners A-one+ is supporting the Yorkshire and Humber Annual Awards 2017 on Friday 29 September at the Leeds City Hilton. We have been  shortlisted for the following awards; Best Small Highways & Transportation Project Award :- A64 Askham Bryan Junction Ultigrip A63 South Cave to Welton M621, M180, M18 Sculp Lighting Apprentice of the […]

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Highways Awards

The Highways Awards (formerly the Highways Magazine Excellence Awards) 2017 shortlist was recently announced and A-one+ is delighted to be shortlisted for three categories. Our entries this year highlight our drive towards industry collaboration with all three of our shortlisted entries working in partnership with client or supplier. The full shortlist can be found here Highways Awards. A-one+ […]

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Environmental Event

Next month we are looking forward to hosting an event in partnership with Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA). The agenda includes: The transition to ISO 14001:2015 with Martin Baxter from IEMA Managing demonstrating on-going legal obligations and compliance with Richard Clarke from Cedrec Delivering sustainable development on the strategic road network and environmental requirements with Chris […]

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Mental Health Matters

Our team of Mental Health First Aiders have undergone intensive training and are ready to listen. What is Mental Health First Aid? It is help given to someone experiencing a mental health problem before professional help is obtained. MHFA does not teach people to be therapists but it gives people skills to notice symptoms and provide […]

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Inclusion Finalists

The shortlist for the 2017 Construction Investing in Talent Awards has been announced this week and we are delighted to confirm we have been selected for the Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion category. With the skills shortage posing a significant challenge to our industry, these awards seek to highlight best practice and showcase initiatives that both […]

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Hanging Hard Hats

The recent introduction of the ground breaking industry first A-one+ safety helmets to our staff has left us with an excess of the traditional style construction hard hat that we now cannot use. We came up with a way to use the hard hats AND use the opportunity to teach local school children a bit about our work and the environment. And so […]

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Quarry Visit

Another site visit for the A-one+ team this week. This time we have visited a Tarmac quarry and an asphalt plant to tour the sites, learn about the materials we use on schemes and how it is processed.       The visit started at Dry Rigg and Arcow Quarries with a site induction followed by a tour where the […]

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UK IPV First

A-one+ unveils UK first in impact protection The first two of six new vehicles with a unique new Blade crash cushion will be on the roads of Area 4 in the south east from the beginning of August. As main contractor, we are taking safety back in house. Our operatives carrying out repair and maintenance on the roads […]

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Forum for the Future

Over 170 supply chain partners, stakeholders and staff attended the A-one+ inaugural Area 4 supply chain event ‘Forum for the Future’ last week in Maidstone, Kent.    The purpose was to bring together the supply chain network in Area 4 in preparation for investment in the coming years, to foster relations and align aims to […]

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M180 Bridge Upgrade

Demolition and installation of a new bridge deck using a colossal 500 tonne crane, has been captured in dramatic time lapse video footage. Moor Bridge which spans the M180 south of Scunthorpe suffered damage to an outer beam which was considered beyond repair and subsequently in need of replacement. You can watch the demolition here. […]

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Developing people

A-one+ has been named People Development winners at the 2017 Constructing Excellence in Yorkshire and Humber Awards. The People Development Award aims to recognise organisations that capture full value of their resource, proactively cascading education throughout their teams, developing highly motivated people and making a significant impact on the future of the construction industry. Our […]

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Summer Wellbeing

Just recently we undertook an intense weekend project over the hottest weekend of the year so far. Thankfully part of the project plan included mitigating risks from the heat for our operatives and sub-contractors. Planning ahead to take care of each other has now become the norm thanks to our annual health and wellbeing calendar […]

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CH2M Visit

A-one+ welcomed visitors from parent company CH2M today to meet with and update colleagues about future growth strategy, current work and company structure. The team included Gareth Heatley, Operations Director North UK and Europe; Mike Birch, UK North Development Director and A-one+ joint venture board member; Richard Keys, Operations Manager; Jon Harding, Highways Client Account […]

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Innovation Incubator

Meeting the needs of stringent efficiency targets is never an easy feat to achieve. At A-one+ the team recently tried a new way of fostering ideas.   Introducing the innovation incubator. The ide itself was born about the need to create a ‘new’ and ‘innovative’ way capturing and adopting ideas. And so, the innovation incubator […]

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New Appointment

Introducing Richard Street, Head of SHE Team for Area 4 Richard is responsible for health, safety, environment and sustainability. He has 20 years experience  of workplace health and safety in the construction industry and worked for Highways England for 4 years prior to this role. When asked what he wants to achieve in the first […]

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Not Just For Boys

International Women in Engineering Day takes place on 23 June annually. This day focuses attention on the amazing careers in engineering and technical roles for girls, and allows us to celebrate the achievements of our outstanding women engineers.             A-one+ has created a suite of personal bios to celebrate our women in engineering. The purpose is […]

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CIHT Award Winners

Industry representatives gathered at the Troxy, London yesterday to celebrate a number of highways and transportation projects at the prestigious CIHT Awards ceremony. The 12th annual CIHT Awards saw the outstanding achievements of colleagues working in the sector rewarded and their work promoted as best practice to the industry. Well-deserved winners took to the stage to accept their […]

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Constructing Excellence

The 2017 Constructing Excellence in Yorkshire and Humber awards shortlist has been announced with A-one+ selected for four categories. A-one+ is shortlisted for; Innovation –  M62 J22-J25 energy saving lighting scheme Integration and collaborative working  – M62 4000 tonnes maintenance project People development – Engage for success programme Sustainability – M62 J22-J25 carbon saving lighting scheme The gala presentation […]

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Transport Scotland visit

During May, A-one+ and Highways England hosted a visit from Transport Scotland. The purpose of the visit was to share our joint learning of collaborative programme planning. The visit included introductions to both organisations, Highways England and A-one+ as well as talking about why we collaborate and how we implemented the approach on our maintenance schemes. There was an opportunity […]

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Commitment to Inclusion

One of our five company values is about developing, valuing and respecting our people. We wanted to demonstrate how serious we are about achieving this and creating an inclusive environment for our business, we also wanted to show just how important for our  leaders that we foster that culture and behaviour. We recently asked our  executive leadership team what they […]

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CIHT Shortlist

The CIHT Awards are a celebration of the highways and transportation industry and seen as an opportunity to reward the remarkable achievements of those working in the sector and to promote their professionalism as best practice to a wider industry audience. A-one+ has been shortlisted for the CIHT Innovation award for the ground breaking development of LED […]

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Developing Trainees

A visit to a major construction site on the A160 was arranged for our civil engineer apprentices and developing technicians and engineers. This was the first opportunity for them see the development of major works. The visit was arranged as part of ongoing development of staff within A-one+ and a good opportunity to gain practical insight and understanding […]

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Continuing Excellence

On March 17 A-one+ were invited to pick up their continuing excellence standard for the North East Better Health at Work award. This is our fifth consecutive year of participation, working our way through four levels from bronze to gold and we are now in our second year of continuing excellence which is a great […]

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TWIN WINS

Flying the flag for the highway maintenance industry, A-one+ walked away with two winners trophies last Friday at the prestigious Committed to Construction in Humberside and West Yorkshire Awards 2017(CCIHWY 17). Barrier Master product won ‘Committed to Innovation’ award and Sculp LED gantry lighting won ‘Committed to Sustainability’.  A-one+ were also shortlisted for collaborative working, social value and team of […]

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Industry-first helmet

New helmet designed to provide all-round safety for A-one+ workers Military technology used in the car industry has been added to safety helmets for the first time to create a unique helmet that offers high level protection from all angles. Highways engineering provider A-one+ has teamed up with industry experts after failing to find a helmet […]

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Highways England winners

A-one+ is celebrating a double success having been recognised for safety, health and wellbeing for the Barrier Master product and managing down costs and improving value for the Sculp LED gantry lighting solution, as part of the Highways England Supplier Recognition Scheme.

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Shortlist Announced

We have submitted a number of entries into the Committed to Construction in Humber and West Yorkshire Awards 2017. These awards celebrate the high quality of work by all sectors of the construction industry and highlight the broadest possible spectrum of construction excellence being delivered in the region. The shortlist has been announced recently and […]

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Highways England Shortlist

Once again we are shortlisted for the Highways England Supplier Recognition scheme. Our two shortlisted entries are the Barrier Master product for Safety, Health and Wellbeing category and the Led gantry lighting innovation for Improving Value and Managing Down Cost. The scheme recognises the vital contribution made by Highways England’s suppliers who help modernise, maintain and operate England’s network of […]

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Grit Awards 2017

Our annual Grit Awards winners were announced last night during a special ceremony at Thorpe Park Hotel, Leeds. The overall individual runner up was awarded to Stuart Allanson from Area 12 with the individual winners prize going to Fraser Hyndman also from Area 12.       The overall team award went to David Wheatley and […]

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Merry Christmas

Seasons greetings to you all. While you are visiting family and friends over the Christmas break please spare a thought for all 24 hour service providers such as our road workers. They will be working hard keeping our highway network moving and safe, battling severe weather and responding to incidents. Thank you to our network teams.

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Out Now!

Make yourself a brew and grab a mince pie. Our second issue of Network Guardian is out now. This is our company magazine where we share our solutions, communicate our collaboration and highlight our heroes.   This edition features articles about the M20 bridge collapse and our cold repave process. You can find out  how […]

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Win for Wellbeing

The winners of the inaugural Construction Investing in Talent Awards have been announced as A-one+ delivers a health hat trick after being selected as winner of the Best Wellbeing Initiative. The black tie ceremony held at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane in central London brought together almost 400 people from across construction HR, recruitment, talent and […]

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Apprentices Assemble

Integrated highway services provider A-one+ has opened its doors once again, welcoming another three apprentices to new positions at its Yorkshire base in Normanton, boosting the total number of apprentices to seven in the last two years. The three new apprentices aged between 17 and 19 joined our team during the first week in September […]

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Driving Rain

Highways England has launched a campaign  urging drivers to slow down when driving in rain after a large number of  people were killed or seriously injured when driving in rain last year. The new safety campaign is called ‘when it rains, it kills’ and highlights that even driving within the speed limit in wet weather could […]

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Considerate Constructors

Our incredible teams have been recognised once again at the annual Considerate Constructor Awards Ceremony in London today. Our Area 12 team based in Wakefield were Overall Company Winners in 2015 and were presented with a Silver award this year in recognition of their continued commitment despite undergoing transfer to a new operating contract. Area 14 […]

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New Manager

We are delighted to announce Chris Sheppard as A-one+ general manager in charge of the maintenance contract work for Highways England in Area 4 which covers Kent, Surrey, East and West Sussex. The Area includes the busy M20 between London and the Port of Dover as well as connections to Gatwick Airport. A-one+ won the […]

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ANOTHER DOUBLE!

DOUBLE WIN FOR A-ONE+ AT RSPH AWARDS 2016 Thursday 27 October A-one+ claimed the Workplace Health and Wellbeing Award  at the RSPH Awards 2016 – the UK’s premier national health and wellbeing awards event. The event saw the public health community come together to celebrate outstanding contributions to championing the public’s health. A-one+ was recognised […]

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Equality Winners

We scooped not one but two wins last week at the Equality North East Awards 2016 during a special presentation evening at Ramside Hall in Durham.   We entered and won the ‘Improving Working Lives’ category based on their ongoing commitment to health and well being in the workplace. The submission demonstrated a range of activities organised […]

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Highways UK

Join us at Highways UK on 16/17 November at the NEC, Birmingham Highways UK is a major event for the people and organisations involved in the planning, operation and future-proofing of the UK’s road network. We are sponsoring the Press Lounge and Innovation Hub at this event where you can sit and have a coffee learn about current […]

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Seeing is Believing

Introducing to Britain an innovative and sustainable way of resurfacing roads that can increase outputs to 2000t per shift and provide full depth lasting repairs at reduced cost. To find out more come and visit us at Seeing is Believing, stand 58 November 9/10 at  Bruntingthorpe Showground, Leicestershire. A-one+, working with Lane Rentals and Highways […]

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Industry First

The award for ‘Most Innovative Highway Authority Project/Scheme of the Year’ went to A-one+ for a UK industry first, delivering 1,000 tonnes over three consecutive nights.  The accolade was announced at the Highways Magazine Excellence Awards last night in London (6 October) as the winners for 2016 were unveiled at a gala evening at the Radison […]

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M20 Footbridge

Dealing with the recent M20 bridge collapse was the first big test for us as Highways England’s’ new Area 4 maintenance provider. We were not even three months into the new contract to manage Area 4 of the strategic road network in Kent and Sussex known as the ‘gateway to Europe’ when we were confronted with the high […]

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Cold Repave

Leading the way in use of a pioneering technique, for Britain, of Cold recycling with the potential to achieve outputs of 2000t per shift is A-one+ and Highways England. October will see the latest outing on the English strategic road network for a road strengthening technique that is new to the UK but that has […]

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Triple Award

Considerate Constructor Scheme recognised A-one+  with Gold and Silver Awards during the Considerate Constructor Company Awards at a ceremony in London on Thursday 5 November. What makes this achievement more remarkable is that A-one+ Yorkshire & Humber (Area 12) also walked away with the Most Considerate Company in its class, fending off around 700 other eligible […]

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Contract Success

A-one+ announced two major maintenance contracts with Highways England today. The contracts for Area 12 Yorkshire and Humberside and Area 4 in Kent will commence from June 2016 for five years and have a combined estimated value of between £140m and £165m per year with a potential three year extension on both. The contracts will […]

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Future Vision

Integrated highway services provider A-one+ appointed Clive Leadbetter as managing director in August 2015. In that short time the company has gone from strength to strength; managing to retain Area 12 in Yorkshire and Humber as an Asset Support Contract (ASC) for another five years as well as winning Area 4 in Kent. Simultaneously being awarded ‘Most […]

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Double Award Winning Finale for A One+ in Area 7

  A-one+ triumphed twice at the Institute of Civil Engineers East Midland Merit Awards award last week. A fitting end to the maintenance contract in Area 7 which came to an end on 30 June, after seven year’s high quality service delivery. The Area 7 team based in Mansfield was shortlisted for four entries. The […]

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Barrier Master

The company scooped the CIHT/Ringway Innovation award for ‘Barrier Master’. A new product to excavate vehicle restraint systems (VRS) making the process safer and efficient. The teams at A-one+ based in Wakefield and Darlington challenged industry standard methods which had been established for over 30 years by examining the current approach and exploring a number of […]

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Four Million Hours

A-one+ has passed a doubly significant landmark, reaching an impressive one thousand days and four million working hours without a reportable accident. The integrated highways service provider has a long standing commitment to health, safety and welfare, underpinned by the company value of ‘always putting safety first’. The shared joint venture between CH2M, Colas and […]

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Mobilisation Success

A-one+ is delighted to report successful mobilisation of both new asset support contracts (ASC) on behalf of Highways England as of midnight on 6 June in Area 4 South East and Area 12 Yorkshire and Humber. Area 12 was a transition from the previous managing agent contract already held by A-one+ to the new ASC. […]

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