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We are proud to be an award-winning organisation.

Clients and our industry peers have regularly recognised the excellent work by VGC over the years.

Find out more about our latest award wins from leading construction organisations, our clients and industry stakeholders.

29 July 2015

VGC wins Costain Crossrail Anglia contract

The VGC Group has begun work on a £2.3m contract with Costain to construct three key sections of the surface section of the Crossrail Anglia route. The £150 million north-east spur project will prepare the railway between east London and Essex for the start of Crossrail services in 2018. The 16.4-mile section from Stratford, east

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6 July 2015

Rail Academy award winners

The results of the inaugural Rail Academy Student Awards 2015 have been announced. The awards celebrate the achievements of Newcastle College students during the past academic year. The VGC Group sponsored the following awards: the Practical Work Ethic award – rewarding a student who has showed an outstanding work ethic, team work, and mental and

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11 June 2015

VGC wins Infrastructure 21 Training award

The VGC Group has won the Training category in the inaugural Infrastructure 21 awards, which recognise best practice in key supply chain competencies. The awards are part of a new Leadership programme by CECA (Civil Engineering Contractors Association) and New Civil Engineer which has identified six areas of importance for the future of civil engineering.

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16 March 2015

RISQS awards VGC maximum 'five stars'

VGC Labour Solutions and VGC Rail Projects have been awarded five stars in the RISQS (Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme) audit (formerly Link-up). Five stars is the highest score that can be achieved, and demonstrates that a company’s business management system meets the health, safety, operational and competence standards required for working in the rail

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12 March 2015

VGC Group shortlisted for ‘Employer of the Year’

The Construction News awards have shortlisted the VGC Group for ‘Employer of the Year ‘. VGC is one of only eight companies to be shortlisted in this category, which recognises companies which can prove their excellence as an employer. The shortlisted companies provided evidence of corporate social responsibility, particularly involving the workforce, as well as

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17 September 2014

VGC collects yet more HSE awards

VGC is top of the contractors’ league table at Bond Street yet again – for August, as well as July, June, April, March, February and January 2014. We have also won the August subcontractor HSE award for our work on the M1 junction 19 improvement project. These awards recognise the teams for their commitment to

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16 July 2014

British Safety Council audit awards VGC three stars

After a detailed British Safety Council audit in spring 2014, VGC has been awarded an overall audited score of 82.33%, and a cumulative score of 80.3%, giving an overall grading of three stars. The audit of VGC’s health and safety management systems included a review of safety management documentation, interviews with managers and staff, and

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24 April 2014

The awards keep coming.....

VGC Labour Solutions is delighted to have been awarded ‘Contractor of the Month’ for the third month in a row on the Crossrail Bond Street C412 contract for the Costain Skanska joint venture. VGC scored exceptionally high in the areas of safety inspections, project improvement plans, occupational health, observation reporting and management visibility. Chris O

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1 October 2012

VGC sets gold safety standard

The VGC Group is setting standards for safety in the workplace across the construction and rail industry. The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (ROSPA) awarded VGC its most prestigious accolade, the Gold Achievement Award, in recognition of our high levels of performance in keeping the workplace environment safe for our staff and contractors.

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