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Morrison Utility Services wins hat trick of Street Works UK awards

Peter Zelenovic - Group SHEQ Manager, Morrison Utility Services, receiving the Project of the Year Award

Morrison Utility Services (MUS), the UK’s largest dedicated utility service provider and part of M Group Services, has won three awards at the 2019 Street Works UK Awards.

·         Delivering for Customers – in recognition of theEvery Customer Counts’ customer service programme, designed and developed as part of a strategic review of the changing regulatory landscape and evolving customer care requirements during utility street works

·         Project of the Year – in recognition of collaboration between Wales & West Utilities (WWU), Morrison Utility Services and Steve Vick for the ‘Live’ live mains insertion (LMI) on Wickwar Road, Bristol. The project involved a record breaking insertion for large diameter PE pipe and was the first time the ‘Live’ LMI technique has ever been used by a Gas Distribution Network worldwide, delivering significant benefits to WWU and its customers

·        Innovation Excellence – presented toMorrison Utility Services, Yorkshire Water and Elgin for the development and roll-out of the Works Planning Module, an integrated desktop risk assessment tool that brings together a multitude of relevant datasets for integrated street works planning in order to improve efficiency and reduce cost.

James Harris – CEO, Elign; Alistair Gavins – Street Works Strategy Manager, Yorkshire Water and Kate Leisk – Solution Design Lead, Morrison Utility Services receiving the Innovation Excellence Award

The awards were presented at a reception hosted by Street Works UK on 27 November in Welford Road Stadium, Leicester. 

Morrison Utility Services Managing Director – Utilities, Trevor M. Hoyle, commented: “These awards celebrate achievement, innovation and collaboration in street works, with a particular focus on driving more effective street works with consumers and road users in mind. We are delighted to have received this recognition from Street Works UK which highlights our groundbreaking approach in key areas of our operations such as customer service, innovation and safe, collaborative working.”

Dan Rhodes – Head of Customer Services, Morrison Utility Services receiving the Delivering for Customers Award

Street Works UK is the UK’s only cross-sector trade association representing gas, electricity, water, sewerage and telecommunications utility companies, their contractor partners and affiliate companies that provide goods, materials, equipment and services that support Street Works UK’s Vision for Street Works.