Working with private sector clients
Working with the private sector we have to date provided a
diverse range of services and products. Typical works and contracts
- Larger projects with private airport operator companies
- Footpath and carriageway maintenance and repairs for
- Traffic Management services for utilities companies and private
- Design and build of waste transfer sites
- External landscape and decorative solutions for architects,
heritage sites and those who require external design solutions for
Design and Build
Our design and build capabilities have built a solid reputation
in the Waste Transfer and Management Sector. Successfully working
on a range of different projects and for customers such as Veolia
and for SITA, Colas have constructed Waste Recycling Centres and
associated facilities throughout theUK.
Some our recent contracts include our new contract with Veolia
ES for their site at Pebsham in East Sussex where we will create a
new household waste recycling centre alongside an existing waste
transfer station. We have also secured another contract in
Leatherhead for SITA Surrey to build a new 800m² waste transfer
building with adjoining household waste recycling centre and
external weighbridges and offices.
Our ability to complete design and build contracts and also
construct and refurbish the surrounding infrastructure including,
drainage, car parks, external lighting, footpaths and leading roads
make us the ideal service provider for these projects.
Our portfolio of customers includes; Sustrans, British
Waterways, The National Gallery in London, The National Trust,
Heritage Sites such as Hardwick Hall, Aston Hall and Tatton Park,
Eden Court, Sage Headquarters in Newcastle and the Modern Tate
For each we use attractive and dynamic design specifications to
create safe, harmonised and enjoyable external environments for
local communities and visitors. Our services bring together a
combination of materials, carefully selected to harmonise with the
surrounding environment and designed to meet the requirements of
the different site conditions.
We also use enhanced and dramatic exterior lighting to help to
provide discrete lighting which accentuates the surrounding
Airport Owners and Operators
Our extensive and growing airfields division has over recent
years undertaken a range of different projects
Airfield, and finally works at Tiree andSumburghAirportson behalf
of theHighlandsand Islands Airports Ltd.
Working with each Colas have developed a thorough understanding
of airport operators concerns and the challenges they face when
embarking on any airfield projects or maintenance. The more
concerning challenges being the safety of passengers and staff and
flight delays or disruptions to routine flight schedules.
Our experience of working with this sector has led to the
development of many operational techniques; tools and approaches
which help safeguard against these challenges and prevent such
risks from occurring.