Ringway set to take on Volker and Colas London roads work

Grant Prior 6 years ago
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Up to 200 staff are facing an uncertain future as the CVU joint venture of Colas, VolkerHighways and AECOM leaves the London Highways Alliance Contract (LoHAC) road maintenance framework.

The Enquirer understands that Ringway Jacobs will take on work and staff in the central region where CVU was operating

CVU staff have been sent emails outlining plans for a TUPE transfer over to a new contractor late next month.

But one worker said: “There are no guarantees that jobs are safe or the joint venture firms will take people back if they don’t all go over.”

CVU was one of four winners of the eight-year framework in 2013.

It is used by local authorities across the capital in association with Transport for London with an estimated total workload of £2.6bn.

CVU secured the central region with other areas going to Conway/AECOM, Ringway Jacobs and Kier.

The Enquirer understands that both sides decided to part company by mutual consent during a meeting between CVU and TfL last week.

The move was prompted by a central government cut in funding for roads in the capital.

The London Mayor’s office said: “All non-essential road improvements have been paused for two years unless suitable funding can be found.”

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