VolkerStevin, alongside joint venture partners Boskalis Westminster and Atkins (VBA Joint Venture Limited), received a performance beyond compliance certificate from Considerate Constructors for their Ramsbottom and Stubbins flood risk management scheme.
The river flood defense works involved the team constructing a continuous retaining wall along the River Irwell in Stubbins. To minimize disruption to the village, the team took every consideration to minimize possible impact.
The VBA team also received a presentation from the local residents to thank them for all the work they had done.
The scheme is part of the Environment Agency’s Water and Environment Management Framework in Lot 4 Asset Delivery, which VBA is one of six Asset delivery Partners. The framework focuses on reducing the risk or river and coastal flooding, as well as securing social and environmental improvements across England and Wales.
Press Release, August 6, 2014