Case study: Balfour Beatty Living Places

Southampton Pound, good things happen when you spend local

About the project

Southampton City Council entered into a partnership with Balfour Beatty Living Places (BBLP) in October 2010 to provide an efficient, sustainable and community focussed highways and infrastructure service.

The partnership supports the council through cost certainty and maximising value through collaborative working to deliver all aspects of highways maintenance and development.

The new Lordshill Way junction showing the bus lane introduced as part of this

Delivering for Southampton Pound

Select one of the icons below to get more details on what BBLP have achieved in the last year:

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Education and training

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Environmental sustainability

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Local growth

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Volunteering and community activities

  • Eight STEM Ambassadors
  • 10.26% of workforce in ‘earn and learn’ positions
  • 21 Apprentices and graduates employed
  • 97.67% of waste diverted from landfill
  • 76% reduction in carbon dioxide across BBLP since 2012
  • 351.8 tonnes of carbon saved across all sites
  • £10m spent with local suppliers
  • 1,148 volunteering hours
  • Of which, 156 were mentoring hours and 28 hours spent in school education sessions
  • £69,000 donated