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 defence works involved the team constructing a continuous retaining wall along the River Irwell in Stubbins. To minimise disruption to the village, the team took every consideration to minimise possible impact.
The site has complied with the Scheme's Code of Considerate Practice by achieving a score of 7 - very good or above in each checklist section. The VBA team also received a presentation from the local residents to thank them for all the work they had done.
Water and Environment Management Framework 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 of river and coastal flooding, as well as securing social and environmental improvements across England and Wales.