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Category Archives: Safety

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.

July 24, 2017

Kids’ car games

Lots of us here at Connect Plus Services are parents, as well as drivers. With summer getaways on the horizon, we thought we’d share some of our car games with you, helping to keep your travellers occupied, and helping you to concentrate on your journey.

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 19, 2017

Battle training at Darford

Battle Fire & Rescue carried out rescue at height training on the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge at Dartford

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 18, 2017

Stop. Make A Change.

Today marks the start of the Stop. Make a Change campaign, aimed at promoting health and wellbeing in the infrastructure industry.

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 16, 2016

Super Trouper

This month Connect Plus Services (CPS) took delivery of four brand new Incident Support Unit (ISU) vehicles, designed especially for use on the M25 network.

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.

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”.