Balfour Beatty marks the completion of its 100th SCAPE Civil Engineering project by planting 100 trees with Cheshire West and Chester Council
The £7m project, procured through the SCAPE Civil Engineering framework, included road improvement works of a major junction, carriageway and roundabout along the A51, to reduce traffic congestion between Tarvin and Chester.
To mark the occassion, Balfour Beatty will plant 100 trees with Cheshire West and Chester Council.
Having been appointed in 2015, Balfour Beatty has been the sole contractor on both the SCAPE Civil Engineering and SCAPE Scotland Civil Engineering frameworks for a number years.
The company has worked with over 40 public sector customers to complete 100 timely projects, valued at £530 million, including the construction of a new train station in Warrington, the completion of a flood protection scheme in Perth and the delivery of a new bridge in Ebbsfleet.
‘A testament to the hard work and dedication of our employees’
Thomas Edgcumbe, managing director of Balfour Beatty’s Regional England and Wales business said: “This is an incredible milestone, one that is testament to the hard work and dedication of our expert employees, who work tirelessly every day to deliver first-class infrastructure projects.
“As a trusted partner, we look forward to working hand in hand with SCAPE Group as we build on the successes we have already seen through the framework and continue to deliver added social value for the communities in which we operate.”
‘Extremely proud to celebrate this milestone 100th project’
Mark Robinson, group chief executive at SCAPE, commented: “The strength of our partnership with Balfour Beatty has enabled the delivery of some crucial infrastructure projects with a focus on high-quality delivery.
“We are extremely proud to celebrate this milestone 100th project delivered through the civil engineering framework which has brought so many brilliant outcomes on social value and sustainability.”
Balfour Beatty has also provided training and employment opportunities for thousands of people, spent £185 million with SMEs, diverted 31,522 tons of waste from landfill and delivered numerous volunteering and fundraising schemes equating to £219 million.