Who we are

CVU is a Joint Venture (JV) between Colas, VolkerHighways and AECOM that has forged together the complementary strengths of three companies.

We have a history and pedigree renowned for excellence in highways operation, highways maintenance and highways improvement around the world and the UK, particularly in London.

Collectively we offer:

  • Significant experience and capabilities on strategic high speed and local road networks
  • A comprehensive understanding of the operational and customer needs of London through our extensive London Borough and TfL term maintenance experience
  • Wide ranging London, UK and global consultancy expertise and experience of multi-employer contracts including the Midlands Highways Alliance
  • Practical asset management delivery experience gained from long term partnerships

Together we will deliver best value utilisation of resources and skills to achieve the common sense, cost effective maintenance and management service.

Vision and Values

Our vision is to be the world class provider of your highways services in London, recognised for delivering common sense, value for money, sustainable solutions to transform London’s streets.

Colas is an ambitious, award-winning business, delivering sustainable solutions for the design, building and maintenance of the UK’s transport infrastructure.

We have unrivalled expertise based not only on our long history, but also on the strength we derive from being part of the world-leading International Colas Group. The Group has excellent R&D facilities, giving us access to innovative new products, processes and ideas.

VolkerHighways is a well-established highways service provider operating across London and the South of England.

Our goal is to deliver the best highways solutions within our industry through efficiency, responsibility and client commitment. Originally formed from long term, specialist highway companies, VolkerHighways has developed to become a truly integrated organisation that offers a wealth of experience. Working with a variety of both local authority and private sector clients, VolkerHighways utilise the expertise of our people to maintain and improve British Highways.

AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organisations in more than 150 countries.

As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital.