Ringway Jacobs has won the Chartered Institute of Highways & Transportation (CIHT) Collaboration Award, formerly CIHT Partnership Award, for the third consecutive year. This year Ringway Jacobs won the award for its Cheshire East Highways partnership with Cheshire East Council having won in 2016 with Transport for London for the delivery of the Cycle Superhighway 2 Upgrade and in 2015 with Essex County Council for the delivery of the Essex Highways partnership.
The year’s award recognises Cheshire East strategic partnership which for the past six years has provided an integrated highways service focused on customers, localism, effectiveness and efficiency. Working as one team with Eurovia Specialist Treatments and Jacobs, Cheshire East Highways achieved accreditation to BS 11000 for Collaborative Business Relationships in March 2016.
Of the ‘Working together in Cheshire East’ entry, the Judges commented: "It was a relationship that was highly commended in 2015 and has clearly demonstrated that collaborative behaviour has developed to deliver a range of key outcomes for the people of Cheshire East. It demonstrates the continual improvement that can arise from a maturing, collaborative approach."
Mike O’Neill, Ringway Jacobs’ Managing Director said: “I am extremely proud that, for the third year running, we have been successful in winning this national Collaboration Award. We pride ourselves on the relationships we build with our clients and this award reinforces our strong reputation of establishing productive relationships based upon trust, integrity and partnership.”
Ringway Jacobs was also shortlisted for the following awards:
- CIHT Asset Management Award - Highly Commended: Setting the standard in Cheshire East - Ringway Jacobs, Cheshire East Highways
- CIHT / Costain Sustainable Transport Award - Highly Commended: Crewe Sustainable Travel Programme - Cheshire East Council, Ringway Jacobs and Jacobs
- CIHT Technology Award - Highly Commended: Highways Service Information Centre: website upgrade - Ringway Jacobs and Essex County Council
- CIHT Collaboration Award - Commended: Strategic Partnership with Essex County Council and Highways England - Essex County Council, Ringway Jacobs, Jacobs, Highways England