Suppliers and Supporters – Champions

FORS Champions

A Champion represents an organisation who includes FORS as a contractual or procurement requirement in their supply chain.


Roadbridge

Founded in 1967, and operating in Ireland, United Kingdom, Poland, South Pacific and the Middle East, Roadbridge is a leader in Civil Engineering. Roadbridge has the experience, capability and a proven track record in delivering major projects across a range of sectors on time and on budget. Our core ethos is not just to meet client expectations, but to exceed them, making us the partner clients want to work with.

The company has completed major projects to the highest standards of quality for clients in the transport, renewables and energy, utilities, commercial, industrial, waste management and leisure sectors. We have adopted a team approach and focus on value engineering and innovation in order to achieve best results for our clients. Our client base is ever expanding and we pride ourselves in maintaining strong customer relationships and ensuring client and end‐user satisfaction.

Balfour Beatty Vinci

Balfour Beatty Vinci is a long-established joint venture between two global leaders in the delivery of critical infrastructure. 

Bancroft Ltd

Bancroft is a leading Mechanical and Electrical Services Installation Company within London and the South East of England that provides a high standard to ensure 'Complete Project Delivery'. We are able to offer services on multi-disciplined or single disciplined duty, at equal strength as we have no lead discipline and can truly offer a full M&E solution to the Commerical and Fit-out sectors within the Construction Industry. We pride ourselves with working in collaboration with our Clients and our Supply Chain to exceed the highest standards in everthing we do. Our passion and drive is delivered via our business ethos and involving our Clients requirements, Employees wellbeing, Supply Chain engagement and any others which can interact with our business activities.

 

Costain Ltd

Our purpose is to improve people’s lives by delivering integrated leading edge smart infrastructure solutions to meet national needs across the UK’s energy, water, transportation and defence markets.

We help to influence, shape and deliver solutions through leading concept, design and programme management consultancy for our clients complex and niche engineering problems.

We deploy technology-based solutions across project lifecycles to create value and achieve complex outcomes for clients.

We support the whole-life of our clients' infrastructure assets to ensure their assets function as effectively as possible to deliver an improved service to their customers.

Our objectives are for everyone in our team to be at their best, and for us to eliminate harm throughout the business.

We will achieve this by building on our strong principles, embracing diverse thinking through inclusion and with technology inspired by innovation.

Tideway

Tideway is the organisation delivering the Thames Tideway Tunnel, the 25 kilometre sewer tunnel needed to help tackle the millions of tonnes of untreated sewage that pollute the tidal River Thames in London every year. The main tunnel will run generally along the route of the river, from Acton in the west to Beckton in the east, and up to 66m deep. There are 24 construction sites along the route, which will connect to the tunnel and store and transfer the wastewater to Beckton for treatment. .

Construction is underway with a target date for completion of 2024, although there is an aspiration to finish the job up to two years earlier.

The tunnel is being built by three main works contracts joint ventures who are responsible for delivering the scheme over three geographical areas;

West Area: BAM Nuttall, Morgan Sindall and Balfour Beatty Group

Central Area: Ferrovial Agroman UK and Laing O’Rourke Construction

East Area: Costain, Vinci Construction Grands Projets and Bachy Soletanche

A Systems Integrator contract has also been awarded to Amey.

Tideway are transporting the vast majority of excavated material and aggregates by river and are undertaking to do more by river. There remains however a significant number of vehicle movements that will be needed to deliver and collect from Tideway’s 24 main work sites, 11 of which have no direct river access.

Tideway is passionate about transformational health and safety and treats work-related road risk the same way it does any other risk associated with the works. Tideway are working with the industry,  its Main Works Contractors and the supply chain, to explore opportunities for using HGVs that have better direct vision, such as glass-panelled near-side doors, and Low Entry Cabs.

Tideway is a CLOCS Champion and has applied and enhanced the work-related road risk clauses, including the requirement for its contractors and suppliers to be FORS members.

Walter Lilly & Co Ltd

Award winning Walter Lilly operates throughout the South East of England from its head office in Croydon, and carries out science, higher education, high quality private residential, restoration and structural refurbishment projects. The company, which has new build, refurbishment and fitting out capability, in both Traditional and Design & Build arrangements, provides a comprehensive building service to the specialist sectors in which we operate. Typically we carry out projects with a value between £2m and £35m.

Walter Lilly are proud to confirm our continuing financial strength and excellent credit history including:

• 90+ years of reliable trading
• Consistently profitable
• Part of £515m Renew Holdings plc.
• Strong and enduring supply chain relationships

MQP

MQP is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of aggregate and asphalt to the building, construction and rail industries.We provide a comprehensive range of products to comply with current British Standards and Highway Agency Specifications.

Our CPC Accredited (9001 Quality Management System /14001 Environmental Management system) quarrying and asphalt operations are centrally located in the Midlands and service customers across the UK by road and rail.

We have a committed, enthusiastic and well trained workforce who are focussed on giving the customers what they want when we promise it.

Heathrow Airport Limited

Heathrow is Europe’s largest airport and one of the world’s top international aviation hubs. As the UK’s global gateway, Heathrow welcomes more than 78 million passengers every year. The airport is home to more than 80 airlines and is Britain’s largest cargo port, helping to drive British trade growth by connecting the nation to more than 200 destinations around the world. Heathrow is currently ranked by passengers as the 'Best Airport in Western Europe’ for the third year running and the ‘Best Airport for Shopping’ for eight years in a row. Terminal 2 also holds the title of the ‘World’s Best Airport Terminal’ and is the Heathrow’s most sustainable, now powered by 100% renewable gas and electricity.

Block Aid Limited

Blockaid are a family run business and has been active as a professional Haulage and Commercial drainage contractor over the last 25 years since 1995 the area we mainly cover is within Greater Manchester  and the North West. 

We have been involved with Haulage for the past 25 Years and have grown steadily, we are committed to “Getter Better Every Day” the haulage industry has changed quite dramatically over this time.  Health and safety requirements have improved safety across the board, all our Drivers hold a professional CPC Qualification, they undergo vulnerable Road users training along with site safety awareness training.  The also continue to receive refresher training as and when it is required. 

In 2015 We became a member of the FORS, Everyone within the industry is required to have Bronze as a minimum standard, however we chose to go for Silver and Gold, to show our commitment to improving our Brand across the industry. 

Amey Strategic Consulting

Our driving mission is Transformation Through Data. We help unlock value and insight from existing data - and identify new data value stream opportunities - which enable organisations to make better, safer, faster evidence-based decisions. We champion short term, operational benefits as well as longer term strategic ones. 

voestalpine Metsec Plc

voestalpine Metsec plc is the UK’s largest specialist cold roll-forming company providing products for the construction and manufacturing industries. We focus on adding value through expert design, precision manufacturing and on-time in full product delivery.

We combine excellent service and quality products to provide cost effective solutions for our customers throughout the world.

Established for over 80 years, voestalpine Metsec plc is owned by the voestalpine group, one of Europe’s leading specialist engineering companies. We are part of voestalpine’s Metal Forming division, the world’s leading provider of high-quality metal processing solutions with production facilities all around the globe.

Buckingham Group Contracting Limited

Our company history dates back to the formation of Buckingham Plant Hire in 1955, with Buckingham Group Contracting Ltd being formally incorporated in November 1987. The company has grown organically to become a highly established Main/Principal Contractor, providing a range of stand-alone or fully integrated services in Civil Engineering, Building, Sports & Leisure, Demolition, Land Remediation/Restoration, and Rail.

B&K Structures Ltd

As the UK’s foremost sustainable frame contractor, B & K Structures offer a full turnkey service from design through to project management, offsite manufacture and onsite assembly. We deliver award-winning, environmentally sustainable projects on time and on budget.

Operating since 1974, we are recognised for outstanding quality and innovation - offering a complete package of material services, across a wide range of structural products including Glulam, Cross Laminated Timber, Timber Cassettes and Steel Frame as part of our hybrid structural solutions.

EKFB

Eiffage Kier is a Joint Venture between Eiffage, Kier, Ferrovial and BAM.

All partners bring specialist expertise in the design, construction, operation, financing and maintenance of railway networks, including the construction some of Europe’s latest high speed rail projects.

EKFB is proud to have been appointed by HS2 to deliver civil engineering works across an 80km section of the new high speed rail link between the Chiltern Tunnel and Long Itchington Wood. Our scope of the works includes 17 viaducts, 5km of green tunnels, 22km of road diversions, 75 overbridges and 24 million cubic metres of excavation.

We are committed to safety and compliance and aim to help all subcontractors register with FORS upon commencement fo works with EKFB, and progressing to FORS Silver within 6 months of them commencing working with EKFB.

Simple Safety Advice Ltd

Simple Safety Advice Ltd is a team of independent health & safety consultants that specialise in supporting businesses with their requirements, ensuring that company staff receive access to clear, reliable advice and support.  We get involved in helping you manage the introduction to safety at every level and our aim is to ensure that staff members have an understanding of basic safety requirements and comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.

Once our clients understand the benefits of good systems and processes, they often request further support.  These benefits can also help to gain industry accreditations and promote a company, whilst establishing a good safety culture with staff. 

We pride ourselves in ensuring that you are informed of all health & safety issues that could affect your company and in particular the owner’s or director’s responsibilities. We give honest, reliable and easy to understand advice and solutions to every day safety issues.

Sir Robert McAlpine

Sir Robert McAlpine is a UK-based family-owned building and civil engineering company. Established in 1869, we have been a ubiquitous construction leader over two centuries.We are honoured to have worked on some of Britain’s most iconic buildings and projects.

The values at the heart of our operations include a commitment to the highest standards of safety, quality, engineering excellence, sustainability, and an unswerving focus on the needs and aspirations of our clients.

We are committed to making a positive impact on the communities and the environment in which we operate, and nurturing inclusivity and a diversity of talent.

AECOM

We are a global network of experts working with clients, communities and colleagues to develop and implement innovative solutions to the world's most complex challenges.

Delivering clean water and energy. Building iconic skyscrapers. Planning new cities. Restoring damaged environments. Connecting people and economies with roads, bridges, tunnels and transit systems. Designing parks where children play. Helping governments maintain stability and security.

We connect expertise across services, markets, and geographies to deliver transformative outcomes. Worldwide, we design, build, finance, operate and manage projects and programs that unlock opportunities, protect our environment and improve people's lives.

We are AECOM. Built to deliver a better world.

Dale Contractors Ltd

Established over 40 years ago Dale Contractors Limited is a family business of builders and civil engineers. Dale has built its experience and reputation in providing complete and innovative solutions for our clients. Based in Burnley, we are centrally positioned to cover projects across the North West as well as operate nationally for many of our clients.

Due to our vast array of in house skills we have the resources to solve all construction problems. We pride ourselves on being a ‘one stop shop’ for our clients no job is too big or too small. Our growth has been fuelled by our mission to provide best value to our customer in terms of quality, price and programme.

MSVF

MSVF is a joint venture partnership between Morgan Sindall and VolkerFitzpatrick. MSVF have been appointed by Transport for London to deliver the Barking Riverside Extension project which consists of a new terminus train station within the Barking Riverside Development. The project also consists of the construction of a 1.5km raised concrete viaduct and modification and installation of rail systems infrastructure on the existing C2C rail corridor. The Barking Riverside Development requires extensive use of one of the busiest road networks in the UK. MSVF are dedicated to setting the highest standards possible to ensure the safety of vulnerable road users and the continual development and improvement of road safety standards.

Crossrail Ltd

Crossrail Limited, established in 2001, is the company that has been set up to build the new railway that will become known as the Elizabeth line when it opens through central London in 2018.

Ballymore

Ballymore is a developer with vast and varied experience, acknowledged as pioneers of some of Europe’s largest regeneration projects. Today, Ballymore remain 100% owned and managed by Sean Mulryan, who founded the business with his wife Bernardine Mulryan, in Ireland, in 1982. We work in complex urban settings both new and old. In emerging markets, we create transformation and opportunity with ambitious mixed-use developments.

CEMEX UK

Founded in 1906, CEMEX has grown from a small local player into one of the top global companies in the world. Following a number of successful acquisitions, CEMEX now has more than 40,000 employees worldwide and has a turnover of around US $15 billion.

We are a leader in the building materials industry that provides high-quality products and reliable service to both customers and the communities we work in. We aim to serve the needs of our customers and create value for our stakeholders by becoming the most efficient and innovative building materials company.

We are dedicated to Helping Build a Greater Britain and couples financial achievements with a firm commitment to sustainable development,  operating a comprehensive national supply network to ensure that quality materials and services are available to customers locally. Our capacity is impressive not only in scale but also in terms of logistical capability; delivering throughout the UK by road, rail, sea and inland water.

Transport for London

Transport for London (TfL) is the integrated transport authority responsible for delivering Mayor of London’s strategy and commitments on transport. TfL run the day-to-day operation of the Capital's public transport network and and is responsible for London’s buses, the Underground, the Docklands Light Railway (DLR), London Overground, London River Services, Barclays Cycle Hire, electric vehicles and policing. TfL is also responsible for 360 miles of main roads, and all of London’s 4,600 traffic lights, the London Congestion Charging scheme and regulates the city’s taxi and private hire trade. 

Pierra Ltd

Since our formation in 2007, PIERRA has grown to be one of the country’s leading specialist contractor’s operating within both the specialist heritage and commercial sectors providing a comprehensive service in conserving, restoring and adapting historical buildings, facades and monuments.

It is our standard of service and quality of work in achieving our clients objectives which has seen our organisation evolve into one of the most highly revered specialist contractors being entrusted to conserve and repair some of our nations monuments including Bayham Old Abbey and the Archbishop’s Palace along with various properties and structures owned by the National Trust and Historic England.

These high standards have seen the company shortlisted for Historic England’s Angel Awards, RICS awards and runner-up in the King of Prussia Gold Award 2015, together with numerous commendations. 

London Borough of Ealing

Ealing Council serves the residents and businesses of London's third largest borough, which is located in the heart of west London. 

The council provides dozens of different services, from disposing of abandoned cars to running the Brent Lodge Animal Centre.

Local elections are held every four years to select 69 councillors who, between them, represent 23 wards across the borough.

WestTrans Partnership

WestTrans is a partnership of the six West London boroughs of Ealing, Brent, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hillingdon and Hounslow. Joined by key stakeholders including West London Alliance and West London Business, it works with Transport for London (TfL) to identify, develop and implement transport projects to the benefit of the subregion.

Westfields Construction

Westfields Construction Limited is an established UK construction and property company incorporated in 1992. Westfields provides professional contracting services in residential, commercial, local authority and property refurbishment sectors across London, South East and North West regions. We seek to deliver exceptional quality in our work, working closely and collaboratively with our clients, supply chain and stakeholders. We pride ourselves on developing a culture of sustainability during the design and construction of our projects and require all supply chain partners to have FORS Bronze as a minimum standard.

Midhants Ltd

For your constant supply of quality sand, gravel, crushed rock, natural stone and recycled aggregates. We supply oolitic Stone for tracks, scalpings, Mot Type 1, ballast, spent ballast, decorative stone, building sand, cattle bedding sand and fuel materials. With excellent road links we are able to supply Natural Materials Nationwide.

AMCM Group Ltd.

Pre-construction and Construction Manager, Contractor, JV Partner and Developer or Strategic Advisor for all aspects of the built environment.

Willmott Dixon

Willmott Dixon is a privately-owned contracting and interior fit-out group. Founded in 1852, we are dedicated to leaving a positive legacy in our communities and environment. In 2018 we were one of only six companies to receive a Queen's Awards for Enterprise in the promoting opportunity through social mobility category. We followed this in 2019 by winning another Queen’s Awards for Enterprise for sustainable development, our third award in total. We create value for customers, stakeholders and communities by working in a sustainable and responsible way to shape the built environment and make a positive impact to society's well-being. In 2019 we were named the fourth best company to work for by the Sunday Times.

Quinn London Ltd

Quinn London Ltd was founded in 2000 by our Managing Director, Seamus Quinn, with the aim to deliver quality construction solutions across London and the South of England.  

Built upon this ethos, Quinn London Ltd excelled through the years to become a leading main contractor within the social housing, education, public buildings, healthcare, commercial, leisure & residential projects and launched a Heritage division.

We offer our clients certainty, reliability & high quality of service, which is illustrated by over 80% of our business being derived from repeat custom.

Having achieved ISO 9001 & 14001 certification, we are committed to achieving a high level of customer satisfaction & minimizing our impact on the environment.

We invest in the highest possible standards of health, safety and welfare to protect our employees & anyone affected by our activities. We hold various related accreditations & were awarded the ROSPA Silver Award in recognition of our commitment to health & safety.

Penny Lane Builders Ltd

Penny Lane Builders Lt (PLB) is a North West based SME with over 25 years’ experience in capital refurbishment, repairs and maintenance, aids and adaptations and new-build developments for the social housing sector. We employ over 200 people across the North West and work in partnership with clients including Plus Dane Group, Liverpool Housing Trust, Liverpool Mutual Homes, Your Housing Group, South Liverpool Housing, Pier Head Housing, City West and several Local Authorities  To manage the quality, health and safety and environmental performance of our business, the company has implemented an Integrated Management System, that meets the requirements of ISO9001: 2015, OHSAS18001: 2007 and ISO14001:2015.We offer clients a personal service, making even the smallest project a simple and a pleasant experience.

Skanska Costain Strabag JV

MWCC working on behalf of HS2

LM-JV

Two of Europe’s most prominent and innovative engineering and construction companies – Laing O’Rourke and Murphy – have come together to form LM, a powerful joint venture, working to deliver the northern section of HS2's phase one enabling works.

Both companies are leaders in rail infrastructure delivery, tunnelling, bridge construction, civil engineering, offsite manufacturing and digital engineering. The combination of skills and strengths means that LM can offer a fully rounded service that builds on the best of each organisation and complements the diverse requirements of 21st century major project delivery. 

Express Concrete Ltd

Express Concrete Ltd are a newly founded company. It is a creation of Mr Derek Casey, former co founder of London Concrete. Derek Casey, along with the support of Cappagh Group of Companies will open the first Express Concrete depot in Ripple Road, Barking in the middle of May 2017. There will be a base fleet of 10 owner/operators who will all be FORS Accredited to Bronze Standard, with a view to becoming Silver Accredited by June 2018. All of the owner/operators will have vehicles fitted with the latest safety camera technology including a 6 camera recording system, side scan sensors, in cab camera. All drivers will undergo periodic training and in addition to this will log onto the FORS website and carry out the on line E Learning.

Milestone Reclaim and Landscaping Ltd

Based in Thurrock Essex, Milestone is perfectly situated to service London and the Home counties. Established in 2012, Milestone has since built a strong reputation for supplying construction and landscaping materials across the UK. Our product range is vast, supplying Topsoil , Natural stone , Reclamation , Construction Aggreagtes and Decorative Aggregates. Recently, we have also expanded our product range into the Rail and Roofing sectors.