Amey secures place on Highways Agency project support framework

07 August 2006
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Amey’s Owen Williams business stream has won a place on the Highways Agency’s Project Support Framework (PSF) for high volume task orders (Type A).

The five year framework will support the Highways Agency in managing their programme of improvements and provide a range of design, consultancy and project management services.

Chris Webster, Executive Director, Amey, said: “This award recognises the depth and flexibility of the services we are now able to offer following our acquisition of Owen Williams. We hold a unique place in the marketplace offering a complete end-to-end service which helps consolidate our position as a leading player in the transport consultancy market.

“We look forward to offering our support to the Highways Agency and working with them to maintain and improve Britain’s highways”

Having secured a place on the PSF, Owen Williams, as part of Amey, is amongst 12 successful consultants that will provide multi disciplinary services to the Highways Agency in a variety of ways: Feasibility Studies, Surveys, Project Assurance, Post Project Evaluation, Performance Measurement, Risk Management, Programme and Project Management and support, Contract Management, Safety Audits, Buildability Assessment, Audit Construction Supervision, Health & Safety, Design Work.  

Notes to the Editor
Amey is a leading provider of integrated business and infrastructure services to the public and private sector and is working closely with central and local government to develop major projects, including PFI and PPP projects, in the education, health, transport and defence sectors. Services range from the management of large scale transportation infrastructure to the delivery of professional and back office services, all of which are underpinned by leading-edge technology and a genuine partnering philosophy.  Since 2003, Amey has been part of Grupo Ferrovial, one of the largest services and construction groups in Europe.

In February 2006 Amey acquired professional support services provider, Owen Williams. Owen Williams is the professional services division of Amey, providing management and consultancy services, for clients in strategic highways and transportation, railways, operational services and local government sectors.

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