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Innovative engineering solutions across the civil engineering and construction sectors

We are a leading multidisciplinary contractor that delivers innovative engineering solutions across the civil engineering and construction sectors including the rail, highways, aviation, ports, defence, energy, water, and environment sectors.

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Interested in joining one of the UK’s largest multidisciplinary civil engineering and construction contractors, who deliver a vast breadth of innovative projects, and offer endless opportunities to grow?

Our Expertise

  • Aviation

    With a long and successful association with many of the UK’s biggest and busiest airports, we are recognised for delivering first class aviation infrastructure within tight timeframes whilst ensuring minimum disruption for our customers and end users. 

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  • Highways

    The UK’s strategic and local road networks are vital assets for communities and businesses, and our teams play a pivotal part in keeping these essential arteries running. 

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  • Ports

    We are leaders in maritime infrastructure and in providing multidisciplinary port-centric solutions across commercial ports, freeports and private industrial terminals. 

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  • Rail

    We play a critical part in helping to transform the UK’s rail network through improved infrastructure and by providing better services for freight operators, train operators and passengers.

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  • Defence

    We are recognised for our expertise and reliability in designing, building, refurbishing and maintaining the nation’s vital defence infrastructure in highly restricted and secure environments.

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  • Energy

    We are helping the UK move towards a zero-carbon and energy-secure future by connecting new offshore wind farms to the national grid and developing new nuclear power and hydrogen/carbon capture utilisation and storage infrastructure.

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  • Flood Risk Management

    Through long term relationships with the Environment Agency and local authorities we work to protect tens of thousands of homes, businesses and amenities from coastal or fluvial flooding.

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  • Water

    We support our clients in outperforming their regulatory commitments while ensuring sustainability and resilience in enhancing these vital resources.

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  • Building

    We have a strong track record of delivering demanding, high-quality projects, often to fast-track programmes and in live environments. 

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  • Regeneration

    We use our engineering specialisms to bring former industrial and brownfield sites back into public use and construct transformative assets that become the centre piece of urban regeneration.

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  • Frameworks

    We are incumbent on a significant number of framework contracts administered by various private and public sector organisations.

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  • Specialist Capabilities

    We directly employ skilled workers and invest in specialist plant and equipment to support our primary business units and other end user clients and contractors.

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Our award-winning ‘People-Planet-Purpose’ sustainability framework unlocks our desire to take bold action to balance the needs of the environment and society alongside our growth as a business. We are making a commitment that 2020-2030 will be our ‘Decade of Action’.

Our Businesses

  • VolkerFitzpatrick

    VolkerFitzpatrick is a leading multidisciplinary contractor providing specialist building, rail, civil engineering and industry focused skills to a range of market sectors including commercial, industrial, education, rail, aviation and energy.

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  • VolkerRail

    VolkerRail is a leading railway infrastructure contractor. It offers a cost effective end-to-end service across all areas of the rail network.

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  • VolkerStevin

    VolkerStevin is a market leader in the defence, flood risk management, ports, energy and water sectors drawing on specialist in-house capabilities to deliver integrated, multidisciplinary infrastructure solutions.

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  • VolkerHighways

    VolkerHighways is a leader in the delivery of highways and street lighting term maintenance contracts, traffic management and specialist EV charging solutions.

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  • VolkerLaser

    VolkerLaser is a leading multidisciplinary specialist contractor working to protect, repair strengthen and refurbish the built environment. 

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  • Our Specialist Businesses

    Working across the entire breadth of the construction industry our specialist businesses provide expert knowledge and niche services. 

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