NSL’s Project Centre team and VolkerHighways collaborate on new Medway Council deal


VolkerHighways selected NSL’s Project Centre to support them in the successful award of the new highways maintenance contract with Medway Council, worth approximately £9 million a year. The new contract will begin on 1 August 2017 and run for five years, with possible extensions of up to five further years.

The new contract comprises both planned and responsive maintenance, including carriageway and footway resurfacing, winter maintenance, drainage cleansing and road markings, as well as professional services. The contract will also include work on Medway’s street lighting as well as capital schemes to improve and enhance the council’s existing network.

Project Centre already have a strong track record in Medway and are currently designing and delivering major projects including Strood Town Centre and Chatham Placemaking.

Keith Hanshaw, managing director of Project Centre said: “We are delighted to have teamed with VolkerHighways to secure this contract which continues our relationship with Medway Council, and also marks the beginning of a partnership with VolkerHighways.”

Alistair Thompson, managing director of VolkerHighways said: “VolkerHighways is delighted to have secured this new contract which will strengthen the current relationship we have with Project Centre. We look forward to our respective teams working together in close collaboration on this contract for the next five years.”