Connect Plus Services awarded 5 stars by the Considerate Constructors Scheme

The Considerate Constructors Scheme has awarded Connect Plus Services (CPS) five stars in its latest assessment.

The rating follows a virtual visit by the scheme to assess the business and its approach to five key categories – Appearance, Community, Environment, Safety and the Workforce.

Each category is scored out of nine, with CPS achieving top marks across the board, and being rated above industry average.

This also means that Connect Plus Services retains its ‘performance beyond compliance’ and demonstrates its continued commitment to the Considerate Constructors Scheme’s mission to raise industry standards.


Notes to Editors

About Connect Plus and Connect Plus Services

  • Over 10 years ago, Highways England awarded Connect Plus the contract to operate and manage the M25 and its key arterial link roads.
  • Connect Plus is a consortium that includes Edge Orbital Holdings Ltd, Balfour Beatty and Egis Road Operation UK - a unique partnership with a collective strength in highways maintenance and management.
  • Connect Plus Services (CPS), is Connect Plus’ specialist and strategic supply chain partner responsible for operations and maintenance, bringing together the collective strength and expertise of its parent companies, Balfour Beatty, Atkins and Egis Road Operation UK.
  • With a workforce of around 600 people, based at seven locations around the network, CPS carries out routine maintenance, and whole-life management of thousands of M25 assets. CPS manages the operation of the network 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, including a severe weather season maintenance programme.
  • Over the past 10 years, collectively we’ve delivered over £1.4bn worth of road improvements and junction enhancements, and we’re continually exploring new and innovative ways to deliver safer, more reliable journeys for our customers. Together, we’re passionate about delivering the long-term needs of the M25 and improving the driving experience for all our customers.
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