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Our collaborative approach

VolkerStevin is a partner that clients trust with their most complex, large scale and high-profile infrastructure schemes. They trust us to build new port and naval base facilities in time for ships to dock; to meet key regulatory dates; and to install cables so they can start earning from green electricity.

An example is our multiple award-winning work with the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) on the Queen Elizabeth Class (QEC) Aircraft Carrier programme. By working together and focusing on project outcomes we successfully handed over all three phases of the nationally critical £7-billion programme ahead of schedule and under budget.

We’ve built a reputation for being collaborative and providing clients with high levels of confidence that we will deliver their intended outcomes. Our transparent approach focuses on understanding and delivering client expectations. To do this we build long-term strategic relationships with clients, suppliers and industry partners. A great example is our twenty-year relationship with the Environment Agency. As our relationship has matured we’ve continued to deliver better, faster and greener solutions to protect communities from flooding.

We stay at the forefront of the construction industry and continually build our collaborative competencies. Our leaders sit on a range of construction industry and sector specific steering groups where they share knowledge aimed at transforming how we deliver construction projects. We’ve been involved in Project 13 early adopter programmes with the Environment Agency and Anglian Water. Our group is accredited to ISO 44001 Collaborative Business Relationships and was one of the first contractors accredited to the preceding BS11000 standard in 2014.

We collaborate with clients through early supply chain involvement contracts to transform infrastructure networks and deliver complex construction projects. We bring together the expertise of clients, architects, designers, suppliers, and industry partners to jointly develop clear, appropriate outcome-based specifications which are critical factors in achieving timely and cost-effective delivery. We take advantage of our collective genius to deliver better value for money, drive efficiencies, improve productivity, encourage innovation, boost sustainability, create social impact and achieve whole life outcomes.

Scroll through our portfolio of projects to see how we have collaborated with clients to achieve their intended outcomes.