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Category Archives: Maintenance

December 12, 2017

Highest standards of industry good practice in Denham

Denham received its third visit of the year from the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) this month and it was noted that the depot is “complying with the very highest standards of industry good practice and aims of the CCS Scheme.”

December 7, 2017

CPS gives TLC to YHA

Our HSEQ team has been doling out some much needed TLC to support YHA Holmbury St Mary Surrey Hills.

December 5, 2017

Swanley depot is presented in an “exceptional condition”

The Swanley depot received its third visit from the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) in November. Any site that registers with the Scheme makes a commitment to meet the minimum requirements of the Scheme’s Code of Considerate Practice in these categories: appearance, community, environment, safety and workforce.

June 23, 2017

Celebrating our amazing women

To celebrate international women in engineering day, we have spoken to some of the ladies working with us on the M25. Here’s what they had to say.

June 16, 2017

Another first at Dartford

CPS delivers a first at the Dartford River Crossing, devising and implementing a contraflow, seeing two-way traffic on the QEII Bridge for the first time in its 25 year history.

April 5, 2017

Manholes mean money for Macmillan

As unlikely as it might sound, manholes have meant money for CPS’ nominated charity, Macmillan. Connect Plus Services (CPS) has engaged Techjoint Limited to replace manholes on the M25, part of its 440km road network.

January 12, 2017

Connect Plus Services star rated certificate for 2016

Connect Plus Services has received its Considerate Constructors Star Rated Certificate for 2016. The Scheme provides star rating certificates for registered companies and suppliers which reflect performance in the preceding calendar year.

December 21, 2016

M25 unveils its newly named winter fleet

Connect Plus Services, which operates the M25 road network on behalf of Highways England, asked its customers to name its winter fleet at the beginning of December.

December 20, 2016

Operation Upminster tackles hard shoulder parking on M25

In December, Connect Plus Services and Highways England joined forces with Essex Police to embark on phase two of Operation Upminster, an initiative to enforce against vehicles parking illegally on the motorway hard shoulder between junctions 27 (M11) and 31 (Lakeside), in Essex.

December 14, 2016

A winter’s tale

With winter well and truly here, we all need to be prepared for wetter, windier and colder weather with the added hazards associated with shorter daylight hours.

November 17, 2016

Get to snow us…

We’re breaking the ice this winter by inviting you to name our winter fleet.

November 11, 2016

CPS recognised as Most Considerate Company

The Considerate Constructors Scheme has recognised Connect Plus Services as Most Considerate Company in the £10m and over category of its 2016 National Awards.

June 29, 2016

Mapping our way to sustainability

We are using a critical tool to ensure that our ongoing maintenance of the M25 has minimal adverse impacts on the environment

September 23, 2015

CPS Emergency Response Teams go live

We have introduced Emergency Response Teams (ERT), multi-skilled operatives who can cover the majority of the demands required during a secondary response call on our network.

May 26, 2015

CPS recognised as a considerate constructor

Our Leatherhead depot (M25, Junction 9) has just received an accolade from the Considerate Constructor Scheme (CCS) for “performance beyond compliance”.