Our heritage

We’ve been in business for nearly 100 years and are proud of our success. We make a difference every day, whatever the weather, whatever the challenge by designing, building and maintaining the services you rely on - making the places where we live, work and travel smarter and safer.

• 1921 – William Amey established the Oxfordshire-based quarrying company
• 1939-1945 – we helped with the construction of RAF bases during the Second World War
• 1959 – our involvement in highways began with the supply of gravel for the M1 between London and Birmingham
• 1959 – we became a public company
• 1972 – the business was taken over by Consolidated Goldfields and was renamed Amey Roadstone Construction
• 1989 – the company was returned to private ownership and became Amey again
• 1995 – Amey went back to the Stock Exchange with a strategic decision to focus on support service delivery
• 1999 – we acquired Comax, a secure support services specialist
• 2000 – our Stock Exchange listing changed to ‘support services’
• 2003 – Amey was acquired by our parent company, Ferrovial – the Spanish infrastructure services company
• 2006 – we acquired the highly respected design and build consultancy, Owen Williams
• 2009 – our consulting capabilities grew after being awarded Network Rail’s Civil Examination Framework Agreement (CEFA) contracts across all five geographical areas of the UK
• 2010 – we boosted our rail business through the acquisition of WYG Rail and TPi
• 2010 – our waste management business grew with the acquisition of waste disposal company, Donarbon
• 2011 – the Ministry of Justice awarded us three contracts, which signalled our entry into the justice market
• 2013 – together with Ferrovial Services, we acquired Enterprise to build our expertise in the utilities, social housing and facilities management sectors
• 2016 – Andy Milner was announced as CEO and appointed new operational MDs to take our business into the future




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