Corporate Partners

The ADEPT Corporate Partner membership scheme was launched in June 2016 following approval by the membership in the Association’s AGM in May.

Rupert Clubb, ADEPT Immediate Past President, said: “Increasingly, ADEPT Members work in ever closer partnerships with our corporate suppliers, delivering key services and infrastructure provision throughout the country. These partnerships are vital to our work and our ability to deliver effective services. Our partners will be working closely with us in evidencing and shaping policy development and delivery, work that we can share with Government.”

For more information on the Corporate Partner membership scheme see here or contact

We are delighted to welcome the following companies as Corporate Partners of ADEPT.

As one of the leading providers of highway services in the UK, Ringway is renowned for consistently delivering cost-effective performance and sustainable, innovative solution. We pride ourselves on our flexible approach, our breadth of expertise, and our strong client partnerships, which enable us to meet and anticipate their needs.


Veolia is leading the change towards adopting the circular, low carbon economy through its mission - ‘Resourcing the World’. Globally, the 23.8Bn euro company is focused on developing access to, preserving and replenishing resources with over 20% of its business in the UK now circular and a target of 40% by 2020. With over 14,000 staff in the UK and Ireland, Veolia has committed to investing more than £750m over the next five years to help reduce its customers’ carbon and environmental impact. In recognition of its commitment as an environmental and social sustainability leader Veolia won Business in the Community's Responsible Business of the Year 2016 and in 2014 the company received the Queen's Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development.

Colas is an ambitious, award-winning business, delivering sustainable solutions for the design, building and maintenance of the UK's transport infrastructure.  We have unrivalled expertise based not only on our long history, but also on the strength we derive from being part of the world-leading International Colas Group.  The Group has excellent R&D facilities, giving us access to innovative new products, processes and ideas.

Kier Group is a leading property, residential, construction and services group, which invests in, builds, maintains and renews the places where we work, live and play. We operate across a range of sectors including defence, education, housing, industrials, power, transport and utilities.

Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. 

We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas.

Our skills lie in the expansive area of infrastructure as well as in our experience of working with a broad range of clients, including national and local governments and the commercial sector. Atkins works across a number of sectors including transport, energy, aerospace, defence, environment and information communications; employing some 18,600 people across the UK, North America, Middle East, Asia Pacific and Europe.



Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical professional and construction services, including all aspects of engineering, architecture, and construction, operations and maintenance, as well as scientific and specialty consulting. 

We are a relationship-based company with a passion for innovation and delivering superior value. We serve a broad range of companies and organizations, including industrial, commercial and government clients across multiple markets and geographies. Our global network includes operations in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, India, Australia, Africa and Asia. Founded in 1947, we are headquartered in Dallas, Texas.


FCC Environment is a leading waste and resource management company providing services for communities and businesses across the UK.  Part of the global FCC Group, our vision is to become the environmental company of choice, delivering solutions for a sustainable future.  With a strong offering in energy recovery, FCC Environment delivers: 1) Municipal services 2) Energy from Waste (Green energy) 3) Waste processing and disposal 4) Recycling and 5) Business waste solutions.

Key Facts

  • FCC Environment employs 2,449 people across England, Scotland and Wales at more than 200 sites.
  • We manage waste for more than 60 local authorities and over 6,000 business customers.
  • In 2015 we managed 8,311,639 tonnes of waste for our customers.


The HEA – the Highway Electrical Association was formed by the amalgamation of ASLEC – the Association of Signals, Lighting and other highway Electrical Contractors (itself formed in 1952) -  and HEMSA – the Highway Electrical Manufacturers and Suppliers Association (itself formed in 1998)  – in 2011. It represents over 80 Members whose contracting activities range from street lighting, traffic signals and signs to highway communications and camera systems and another approximately 50 Members who manufacture, assemble, supply and distribute equipment into the Highway Electrical Sector as well as overseeing and client organisations. 

This makes it one of the largest and most influential bodies in the sector. Membership of the HEA is open to any organisation operating in the highway electrical market. The HEA provides technical and safety advice to its members together with additional support services through the HEA Safety Advisory Service (HEA SAS) and the HEA Electrical Inspection Service (HEA EIS). HEA Training delivers training and CBQ-NVQ assessments. HEA Training is a Lantra Awards approved CBQ-NVQ Centre for CBQ-NVQ – Competence Based Qualifications -  National Vocational Qualifications, providing assessments and verification. HEA Training is also an HESA approved training provider. In partnership with Lantra Awards, the HEA acting as the Highway Electrical Skills Academy (HESA) provides administrative and auditing support to HESA Approved Training Organisations and their Approved Trainers. The HEA also acts as the administrator for HERS (the Highway Electrical Registration Scheme) in partnership with the JIB.

HEA, HESA, HEA Training, HEA SAS and HEA EIS and ASLEC and HEMSA  are trading names of  HEASN Ltd., a company limited by guarantee. 


At CH2M, we love to take on our clients'​ most complex infrastructure and natural resource problems, creating new pathways for human progress. Partnering with governments, cities and businesses in more than 50 countries, we tap deeply integrated capabilities across our organization – in transportation, water, environment, nuclear, oil & gas, industry, and urban environments – to meet their biggest engineering challenges. We love what we do, but we care just as much about how we work.



Our team of 20,000 works across four continents – making us a leading supplier of consulting and infrastructure support services both in the UK and internationally.

We’ve been in business for nearly 100 years and we’re proud of our long history. We make a difference by designing, building, maintaining and investing in our country’s services and infrastructure including engineering, facilities management, utilities, transport, environmental services, defence and justice.

Our collaborative approach means our clients trust us to deliver – whether it’s providing key utilities, collecting refuse, or maintaining roads and railways. That’s why we prioritise concerns and work in partnership with communities and clients – to help meet goals and overcome any challenges along the way.

We believe in sharing our knowledge and learning from best practices. It’s how we make sure we do things a bit better every day to create safer, smarter and sustainable places to live, work and travel.


Tarmac, a CRH company, is the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business. 

With over 150 years of experience Tarmac directly employs around 7,000 people over 400 sites.

Our materials include aggregates, asphalt, cement, lime, concrete, road contracting building products and recycling services.


Gigaclear is an Oxfordshire-based, full fibre broadband provider bringing ultrafast networks to rural communities.

Gigaclear is dedicated to building and operating ultrafast, full fibre-to-the-premises broadband networks in rural Britain. It offers Gigabit services to over 52,000 homes and businesses to date across Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Gloucestershire, Kent, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Rutland and Worcestershire.

Gigaclear builds networks using commercial investment supported by our primary investors Prudential Infracapital, Railpen and Woodford. Gigaclear has also been awarded contracts in 2015 and 2017 as part of the Government-subsidised BDUK rural broadband programme in Berkshire, Devon, Essex, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Somerset and Wiltshire.

Our full fibre networks will transform the digital experience by offering broadband speeds of up to 1Gbps (1000Mbps) – 28x faster* than the UK average. And because we only install full fibre straight to homes and businesses in your community, our connection is reliable and future-proof too.

*Based on Ofcom’s review of UK broadband speeds published August 2017


Skanska, established in 1887, is one of the world’s leading project development and construction groups. The UK operation is one of the country’s leading contractors and helps to construct, upgrade and maintain the country’s buildings and infrastructure.

Our work makes a clear contribution to society and the environment around us. Whether we’re building schools to provide inspiring spaces for learning, roads to connect communities or looking after hospitals to create the perfect environment for patients – it all contributes to our purpose – to build for a better society.


WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, programme and construction management professionals. With 39,000 talented people in more than 500 offices across 40 countries, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come.


O2 is the commercial brand of Telefónica UK Limited and is a leading digital communications company with the highest customer satisfaction for any mobile provider according to Ofcom. With over 25 million customers, O2 runs 2G, 3G and 4G networks across the UK, as well as operating O2 Wifi and owning half of Tesco Mobile. O2 has over 450 retail stores and sponsors The O2, O2 Academy venues and England Rugby.