News

10th August 2017

VBA secures £13m North Lincolnshire Lakes flood defence scheme

VBA, a joint venture comprising VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins, wins another local authority (RMA) contract through the Environment Agency’s Water and Environment Management (WEM) framework – this time for North Lincolnshire Council. The North Lincolnshire Lakes scheme located in Scunthorpe, was awarded to VBA to increase flood defence protection and improve existing barriers to […]

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9th August 2017

Croston flood scheme official opening

The £7 million Croston Flood Risk Management Scheme protecting 438 properties in Lancashire has been officially opened. Designed and built by VBA, a joint venture comprising VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins, developed by the Environment Agency in partnership with Chorley Council, Lancashire County Council and United Utilities, and in collaboration with the Lower Yarrow Flood […]

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23rd June 2017

VBA take home two awards at the Project Excellence Awards 2017

VBA, a joint venture comprising VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins, won two awards at the recent annual Project Excellence Awards 2017 under the WEM framework for the Environment Agency (EA). During the annual flood and coast dinner at the annual Flood and Coast Conference in Telford, VBA won two awards; Cumbria and Lancashire asset management […]

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20th April 2017

VBA Inspire the next generation at the Ipswich Tidal Barrier

VBA a joint venture comprising of VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins, recently hosted a school visit at the Environment Agency (EA) Ipswich tidal barrier site, for The Oaks Community Primary School, as part of their natural disasters topic. A local primary school based in Ipswich were covering natural disasters, including the effects of flooding and […]

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7th February 2017

VBA Milestone reached for Ipswich Flood Barrier Scheme

The latest stage of VBA’s £21million phase of works to the Environment Agency’s (EA) Ipswich Flood Barrier Scheme, has been completed. The cofferdam, which is a structure that can be pumped dry to enable construction of the barrier to take place below the river bed level, is now in place. Over the last few months […]

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9th January 2017

VBA win another Heritage Award at the Constructing Excellence National Awards 2016

VBA, a joint venture comprising VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins, in conjunction with client Rochdale Borough Council won the National Heritage award for ‘Revealing the Roch’ at the annual Constructing Excellence National awards ceremony earlier this month. The project was submitted for its excellence in planning, restoration and flood defence measures. The scope involved uncovering […]

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28th July 2016

VBA joint venture awarded reconstruction projects across Cumbria, Lancashire and West Yorkshire following severe flooding

The Environment Agency (EA) has awarded a contract to VBA, the joint venture comprising VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins, to carry out post flooding recovery works in Cumbria, Lancashire and West Yorkshire. The large scale multi-site contract involves projects spread across the whole of the Cumbria and Lancashire regions as well as the Calder Valley […]

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Morecambe wave wall

7th July 2016

Major flood protection project is a wall to wall success thanks to VBA

Work on the first phase of a multi-million pound project to replace Morecambe’s wave reflection wall being carried out by the VBA joint venture is progressing well. VBA, which comprises of VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins, has so far replaced 586 metres of wall between Morecambe Town Hall and Broadway and construction of a new […]

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14th June 2016

Joint ventures C2V+ and VBA are shortlisted for three North West Regional Construction Awards (NWRCA)

C2V+, a VolkerStevin and CH2M joint venture, and VBA, a VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins joint venture, have been shortlisted for three prestigious NWRCA awards each for work delivered on Anchorsholme Park Storage Tank Phase 1 for United Utilities and Revealing the Roch for Rochdale Borough Council. Due to the accurate attention to detail, collaboration […]

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