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Highways Heroes: Behavioural science for highways

07/01/2021

Dr Claire Williams, technical director, human sciences, intelligent mobility and smart technology at Atkins, looks at the Government’s response to COVID and finds three behavioural and human factors lessons we can apply to highways.

Analysis: What drives an industry to take a systems approach?

20/11/2020

Atkins' MD Highways, Peter Baynham, and chief engineer Ian Gibson explore the benefits that systems thinking would bring and what happens if we don’t do it.

The A14 story part 3: From two wheels to four legs

02/10/2020

The third in our series of exclusive behind-the-scenes briefings on the award winning A14 scheme from the team at Atkins tells how motorists, walkers, cyclists and horse-riders are all benefiting from the upgrade.

The A14 story part 2: Economy plus ecology

23/09/2020

The second in our series of exclusive behind-the-scenes briefings on the award winning A14 scheme from the team at Atkins. This week Highways hears about how a legacy of wildlife habitat innovations was achieved.

The A14 story: The team moves digital forward

16/09/2020

In the first of a series of articles from Atkins on its role in the award winning Highways England A14 scheme, the team discuss how their pioneering approach to digital technologies is a further legacy of the project.

The COVID acceleration?

06/07/2020

Necessity and great invention often go hand in hand. Peter Baynham, Atkins UK’s head of strategic highways, talks to Dominic Browne about remembering the lessons of the last few months and the positive changes for business.

Atkins in Wiltshire for the long-term with new deal

11/12/2019

Atkins has won a five-year highways consultancy framework contract to support Wiltshire Council’s long-term transport strategy.

Atkins sets out on the path to be a digital pioneer

18/06/2019

Emma Greedy reports from the Atkins’ new London headquarters near Victoria Station, where the global consultancy’s new president, Philip Hoare, said it is looking to ‘jump off the kerb’ and make a difference with its technology.

Stewart is the new queen at Atkins

10/01/2019

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, has appointed Lizi Stewart as managing director of its UK and Europe transportation division.

Hear all about the FLOURISH CAV project on Talking Transport

25/10/2018

The latest in the series of popular Talking Transport podcasts discusses the human side of driverless cars by talking to key members of the FLOURISH

Talking Transport counts down to Copenhagen discussing future mobility

06/09/2018

With only a few days to go before the biggest ITS World Congress ever, taking place in Copenhagen from 17 to 21 September, this Talking Transport podcast looks ahead to some of the things going on and some of the main topics of debate and talks about an ITS success story. 

Talking Transport hears about VENTURER and World Congress

18/07/2018

The lessons learned from the three years of the VENTURER driverless car project in southwest England are the main topic of conversation in the latest Talking Transport podcast, along with a look ahead to the forthcoming ITS World Congress.

Acquisitions and MaaS on Wednesday’s World Congress podcast

03/11/2017

Day three of the ITS World Congress and the on the official World Congress podcast we talk to global industry leader SNC Lavalin about their

Mouchel/Atkins JV wins £4m HE spatial planning contract

23/05/2016

Mouchel Consulting, which is part of the Kier Group, has been awarded a £4 million four-year Highways England spatial planning contract in partnership with Atkins.

JV awarded £17.5m design contract for A303

14/01/2016

An Atkins/Arup joint venture has been appointed as design consultant for the A303 between Amesbury and Berwick Down in Wiltshire.  

Smart motorways investment for England announced

22/07/2015

Highways England has today appointed six joint-venture companies to design and build 10 smart motorways across England as part of a £1.5 billion investment.

Atkins and Hyder land Highways Agency tech deal

28/08/2014

Atkins, in partnership with Hyder, have been awarded a three-year contract by the Highways Agency to deliver specialist technical support to the seven Regional Control Centres (RCCs) across England.

Atkins launches "next generation" of composite bridges

27/08/2014

Atkins believes technology used to build the latest aircraft can save millions by being adapted to construct a new generation of bridges.

Atkins wants more apprentices

07/03/2014

Atkins is seeking 15 apprentices to work on a range of projects in its highways and transportation business.

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Senior Programme Officer (Transport)

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Senior Construction Team Leader.1347

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You will act as first line manager for the operational construction, depot & highways teams to ensure the best use of available resources to... Northumberland
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Transport Planner

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Sustainable Transport Lead

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Highway Development Control Manager (Highways and Engineering)

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We are looking for an exceptional candidate who can work with internal and external clients to assess the transport and highways elements of... Calderdale, West Yorkshire
Recruiter: Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council

Conservation Officer

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Do you have passion and enthusiasm for the historic built environment?  London (Greater)
Recruiter: London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and London Borough of Wandsworth

Project Manager - Waste Management

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Programme Manager - Waste Management

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Senior Planner (Policy)

£33,543 - £46,962
Are you looking for working arrangements that enhance your work-life balance? London (Greater)
Recruiter: London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and London Borough of Wandsworth

Deputy Director - Neighbourhoods

c. £100k
This role will take the lead on a wide range of our public facing services... Bexley (City/Town), London (Greater)
Recruiter: London Borough of Bexley

Director, Environment and Waste

Attractive Remuneration Package      
As the biggest County Council in the country, there is a fantastic opportunity to make a big difference. Kent
Recruiter: Kent County Council

Corporate Director, Growth, Environment and Transport

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This is a great time to join Kent County Council.  Kent
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CPP Engineer x2

£19,698- £35,745
Wirral is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about... Wirral, Merseyside
Recruiter: Wirral Borough Council

Asset Manager

£38,705 (pro rata for part time)
We have a new role waiting for you to join us as an Asset Manager (Carriageways, Footways and Street Furniture). Suffolk
Recruiter: Suffolk County Council

Greenspaces & Leisure Project Officer (2 Year Fixed Term Contract)

£34,884 - £38,883 Per Annum
The Greenspaces & Leisure service manages and improves... Colindale, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Barnet London Borough Council

Public Rights of Way Officer

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You will be responsible for the day to day management of the Public Rights of Way network which includes the manual routine inspection of... Darlington, Durham
Recruiter: Darlington Borough Council

Environmental Health Officer - Covid-19 Response

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Technical Officer (Environmental Health)

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These roles can be fixed term or casual based on the candidate, if you have any enquiries about this please see contact details below.  Kirklees, West Yorkshire
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Senior Technical Officer (Environmental Health)

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As a Senior Technical Officer you will help to deliver our Environmental Health Services to the residents and businesses of Kirklees. Kirklees, West Yorkshire
Recruiter: Kirklees Metropolitan Council

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Recruiter: Biggleswade Town Council

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