City of London success

We attended the City of London Corporation Considerate Contractor Scheme awards last Friday, 17th May. SQS were honoured to receive the highly commended gold award and to be invited to such a prestigious event. We love the contrast of…

Another RoSPA Gold Award

SQS has fought off global competition to win another prestigious RoSPA Award, demonstrating its commitment to health and safety excellence. SQS won a Gold Award for the eighth consecutive year in the Health and Safety, Performance and Management…

New trucks start work

It may be a grey wet day in North West London, but there is still something bright at SQS Scratchwood! Our fleet investment, that started in 2023 and is nearing a total of £5mill over the last 12 months, continues with another batch of…

Reinstatement before and after

We are always amazed at the quality of reinstatement work our skilled site teams complete. However, it is not often you get the chance to view a set of 'before' and 'after' photos showing the true scale of the utilities works and how the…

Our recycling archives

We recently dipped into our archives and found this amazing video from 2010, telling the story of how we recycle the spoil from utilities works into new materials. The process was very innovative in 2010 and we were one of the first contractors…

Award winners for innovation

SQS have won the 2023 Street Works UK award for Innovation Excellence! The winners were announced on Thursday 19th October at a ceremony at the Houses of Parliament and SQS, in conjunction with UK Power Networks and Surrey County Council won…

Nomination for Street Works UK awards

We have been shortlisted for this years Street Works UK awards for both the Innovation Excellence and Sustainable Method categories. SQS are working with UK Power Networks and Surrey County Council trialling a revolutionary self-healing…

SQS Scoop 3 Awards

It gives us great pride to share the news with you that SQS picked up 3 awards at the prestigious City of London 35th Considerate Contractor Scheme Gold Awards 2023, held recently in London. This was the first time that a company had…

Celebrating Women Within the Industry

Earlier this year, Katrina O'Connor was honoured when she was asked to speak at the London's Women in Engineering Group about her personal story and journey that has led her to where she is today as a co-founder & Company Director of…

SQS wins RoSPA accolade

Stanmore Quality Surfacing Ltd, based in London, has fought off stiff international competition to scoop a prestigious Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents Award, demonstrating its commitment to health and safety excellence.  Stanmore…

Easter in the community

We hope everybody enjoyed the extended Easter weekend. Working on behalf of Cadent Gas we were busy last week visiting our Mains Replacement Customers. We were able to gather valuable feedback on the customers experience throughout our works.…

Innovation Project- Collaborative Working with Thames Water

Did you know that when water gets into excavations, it can prevent the ground from being reinstated while the water is removed, or risk the quality of the road construction, leading to defects? Using funding from TfL’s Lane Rental Scheme, we…