Birmingham

Kier takes over interim Birmingham contract

03/02/2020

Kier has been brought in to manage the 15-month interim highway services contract in Birmingham after Amey's failed PFI deal in the city.

Will Amey and Birmingham finally part ways?

26/04/2019

Reports suggest a final decision may be close in the ongoing disputes between Amey and Birmingham City Council over its PFI debacle.

Q and A: Birmingham's Cllr Zaffar talks Clean Air Zones

10/07/2018

Birmingham City Council recently approved plans for a Class D charging Clean Air Zone (CAZ), which would include private cars. Highways spoke to councillor Waseem Zaffar MBE, cabinet member for transport and environment, about the issue at the National Clean Air Summit.

Work on Spaghetti Junction completed ahead of schedule

07/11/2016

Work to repair Spaghetti Junction in Birmingham has been completed ahead of schedule.

Work continues on Spaghetti Junction

31/08/2016

Highways England is continuing to repair the Aston Expressway and Spaghetti Junction in Birmingham with overnight closures set to run for an additional two weeks.

Work to start on ageing Spaghetti Junction

20/06/2016

Highways England will carry out works to repair Spaghetti Junction in Birmingham over the next six months.  

Toppesfield awarded 20-year maintenance contract

23/06/2015

Toppesfield has been awarded a 20-year road maintenance contract in Birmingham.

Spaghetti Junction repair work extended

12/03/2015

Vital repairs to Birmingham’s Spaghetti Junction will take longer than expected after Highways Agency engineers discovered clusters of damage around loadbearing supports and joints.  

Birmingham unveils highways winners

09/10/2014

Birmingham City Council has released details of its preferred highways improvements contractors for the next four years.

DfT approves A452 works

24/10/2013

Work can now start on vital improvements to the road layout of the A452 Chester Road in Birmingham after receiving final approval from the Department for Transport.

New section of A45 officially opened

02/10/2013

A new and improved section of A45 near to Birmingham Airport has been officially opened.

Firms invited to join race for £200m framework

27/08/2013

Birmingham City Council is inviting companies to prequalify for a £200 million highways and civil engineering framework.

Birmingham tunnels closed for six weeks

22/07/2013

The tunnels in Birmingham city centre have been closed for six weeks while essential highway maintenance work is carried out.

Carillion wins £126m job to speed-up M6

05/01/2012

Carillion has been chosen to carry out £126m of work to transform a section of the M6 in Birmingham to a managed motorway.

Birmingham 'never better prepared' for winter

03/11/2011

Birmingham City Council is confident it can tackle the worst winter can bring after a big investment in its gritter fleet and new GPS technology.

Highways jobs

Senior Sustainability & Resilience Officer

Essex County Council
£30001.0 - £34017 per annum
This opportunity is to be offered on a 6-month, fixed term / secondment contract basisInterviews scheduled to be held Friday 17th April Job Purpose Es England, Essex, Chelmsford
Recruiter: Essex County Council

Highway Electrical Maintenance & Installation Operative (Street Lighting) Apprentice

Kirklees Metropolitan Council
National minimum wage, currently £8.20 in first 12 months, increasing to £8.72 thereafter
If you are looking for hands on experience and learning on the job then an apprenticeship could be the right route for you. Kirklees, West Yorkshire
Recruiter: Kirklees Metropolitan Council

Highways Civil Engineering Technician Apprentice x 3

Kirklees Metropolitan Council
National minimum wage, currently £8.20 in first 12 months, increasing to £8.72 thereafter
If you are looking for hands on experience and learning on the job then an apprenticeship could be the right route for you. Kirklees, West Yorkshire
Recruiter: Kirklees Metropolitan Council

Safety, Health & Environment Technician Apprentice

Kirklees Metropolitan Council
National minimum wage, currently £8.20 in first 12 months, increasing to £8.72 thereafter
If you are looking for hands on experience and learning on the job then an apprenticeship could be the right route for you. Kirklees, West Yorkshire
Recruiter: Kirklees Metropolitan Council

Strategic Director, Environment & Regeneration

Brent Council
Circa £155,000
Brent is the Borough of Cultures - the most diverse in London - and as a Council we believe in delivering for our communities. Brent, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Brent Council

Street Cleansing Operative x6

Redbridge London Borough Council
£20,466.00 - £20,835.00
This role will involve working as an individual as well as part of a team, litter pick the streets in the local area, empty the litter bins. Redbridge, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Redbridge London Borough Council

Assistant Engineer - Grade 3

Northumberland County Council
£27,905 - £31,371
Assistant Engineer (Structures) - Band 7 (SCP 24-28) The Council Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the ... County Hall, Morpeth
Recruiter: Northumberland County Council

Commercial Officer

Rossendale Borough Council
£25,801 - £29,636
We are keen to improve our recycling levels, tackle the climate change agenda and take pride in our open spaces. Rossendale, Lancashire
Recruiter: Rossendale Borough Council

Maintenance Technician

Worcestershire County Council
£18,497 - £20,022 (with progression up to £24,894)
As a Maintenance Technician, you’ll be joining a great team! Worcestershire
Recruiter: Worcestershire County Council

Senior Highways Maintenance Technician

Worcestershire County Council
£25,540 up to £27,229
Using your knowledge and experience in highways maintenance you will support and advise your colleagues and contractors. Worcestershire
Recruiter: Worcestershire County Council

Environmental Health Officer - Fully Qualified

Northumberland County Council
£32029 - 35934
An opportunity has arisen for two forward thinking qualified Environmental Health Officers to become part of the Housing & Public Protection Service’s West Hartford, Cramlington, Northumberland
Recruiter: Northumberland County Council

Senior Licensing Officer - General

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
£29,636 - £33,799 per annum
We have an exciting opportunity to recruit to the position of Senior Licensing Officer within Regulatory Services. Sandwell, West Midlands
Recruiter: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Business Manager (Communities)

The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea Council
£38,800 - £52,600 per annum
Looking for an exceptional candidate. We need you to manage the Director for Communities’ busy office. Kensington and Chelsea, London (Greater)
Recruiter: The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea Council

Street Cleansing Operative - Light Driver

Redbridge London Borough Council
£21,591.00 - £21,981.00
If you enjoy working outside, have an eye for detail and take pride in your work and the local area then this could be a job for you. Redbridge, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Redbridge London Borough Council

Senior Environmental Health Officer (Housing Lead)

Mole Valley District Council
£37,821 - £42,329
An exciting opportunity for a Senior Environmental Health Officer to join our forward thinking Environmental Health Partnership Oxted, Surrey
Recruiter: Mole Valley District Council

Transport Planning Officer

North Yorkshire County Council
£29,636 to £32,029
We are looking for a Transport Planning Officer to join our Highways and Transportation service. Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Recruiter: North Yorkshire County Council

Senior Transport Planning Officer

North Yorkshire County Council
£38,813 to £42,683
It’s an exciting time to join our Highways service, we’re an innovative council continually looking at ways to improve the lives of... Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Recruiter: North Yorkshire County Council

Local Authorities Climate Action Coordinator York

North Yorkshire County Council
£34, 788 - £38,813
Responsibilities of the role will include... North Yorkshire
Recruiter: North Yorkshire County Council

Safety, Health & Environment Technician Apprentice

Kirklees Metropolitan Council
National minimum wage, currently £8.20 in first 12 months, increasing to £8.72 thereafter
We have exciting opportunities for people who are enthusiastic, hard-working and interested in a career in local government. Kirklees, West Yorkshire
Recruiter: Kirklees Metropolitan Council

Performance and Business Manager

Wrexham County Borough Council
£40,760 - £43,662
This is a fantastic opportunity to be an integral part of the departmental senior team. Wrexham (Wrecsam)
Recruiter: Wrexham County Borough Council

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