About Us

Award-winning, driven, and always innovating

Colas is an award-winning business, delivering sustainable solutions for the UK’s transport infrastructure. We invest, design, manufacture, construct, maintain and operate a wide variety of projects for the public and private sector clients.

We’re part of the International Colas Group, whose world-class Research and Development facilities give clients access to innovative new products, processes and ideas.


locations across the UK

Our values

Our values are behind everything we do and everything we stand for. They describe the qualities that have made us the company we are today and will continue to help us to become the company we want to be. We have three values that describe our company and our people.

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We mix innovation and technology with the human touch

Sustainability and innovation are at the heart of everything we do. As technology and techniques evolve, our solutions do too.

We provide the complete service, from investment and design right through to project delivery and aftercare. At every step, we have experts with the capability and skill to turn the vision into reality. Our people all share our passion to deliver excellence in everything we do.

Over 100 years of history

Our company dates back to 1922. Back then we were innovators, creating new and improved products for all our projects. After we joined the International Colas Group, these strengths were built on by giving us access to a global community of innovators and experts.

Over the years we’ve always kept our values: embrace people diversity and talent, work responsibly, encourage long-term visionary approach, develop innovative solutions, be passionate about everything that we do.

Our story

Award Highlights

Over the years we have won many prestigious awards. These span more than just quality roads and airports – they cover all areas of our business, such as innovation, people management, safety and investment.

Highway Electrical Association Award Winner 2018 logo
EFQM recognised for Excellence 5 Star 2017 logo