What new leadership qualities do we need to deliver our shared vision of seamless road journeys? Follow our Leadership Playbook series where we explore different ideas and perspectives around how we can prepare for the future of transportation.

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A circular economy: more than net zero

We know that the circular economy makes good sense for our planet, but what business benefits can it unlock too? Watch here to find out more.

Driven by digital innovation

Our people are embracing value-based delivery methods and are continuously looking for ways to do it better. Find out more here.

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3 reasons why: Offsite manufacturing

As we continue on our journey towards Net Zero, find out why offsite manufacturing will help us get us there.

Meet Beth: a Highways Planner for a local council

How does she manage planning and design with stakeholders?

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Meet the Joseph family who live beside a busy motorway

What are their concerns around air quality and wellbeing?

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Meet Harjeet and Daljit who frequently travel across England to visit family and enjoy retirement

How do they use technology to improve their journeys?

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Tom Grahamslaw, Associate, Intelligent Transport Services

What if digital transformation was the key to unlocking net zero outcomes? This is the question WSP’s Tom Grahamslaw unpicks in his insight paper released in October 2020. Here, we look at the experiences that led him to write it.

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What if digital transformation was the key to unlocking net zero outcomes?

Improved use of data, technology and connectivity across transport provides an opportunity to improve safety, customer experience and delivery efficiency. Is it also the key to achieving a net zero transport system? 

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Driving into a connected future

We’ve been working with Highways England on a trial that will transform how we drive. The vision for the future is ‘naked motorways’ with no gantries and road signs; instead all information will be delivered direct to the driver in their vehicle in real time.

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Enhancing safety on England's road network

We’ve been working for Highways England for nearly two decades to help put in place all types of technology to make England’s major roads safer and less congested. 

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How do you encourage people in the road industry to think beyond roads?

As customers’ needs continuously change and develop, find out how we’re putting them at the centre of decision-making.

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Eyes on, hands off: my approach to Leadership


Head of Intelligent Transport, Steve Green discusses his leadership style and how it helps his team deliver better for clients and customers.

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Delivering greater efficiency, less carbon and increased safety

Richard Anderson talks about offsite manufacture and the significant benefits it can bring to the road industry when minimising disruption is key.

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How did collaboration create an agile, future ready design manual?

Read here to find out how Jon Shave, WSP Technical Director, and the team worked to deliver a world class DMRB that enables innovation while delivering efficiencies.

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How can we design projects to take on a life of their own?

WSP’s Olivia White and Steven Bray explore why delivering social value to the communities within which we operate is an essential element of any successful infrastructure project.

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What customer experience lessons can the road and retail industries share?

WSP Director, Ian Standring explores how the road sector can harness digital technologies used in retail to integrate customer journeys across our transport network.

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What does leadership mean to our leaders in the road sector?

Read here to find out what leadership means to Paul Unwin at Highways England and watch the video below to see how it compares to the views of WSP people, including apprentice Jasmine Ewers, consultant Emily Ellis and MD, Steve Smith.

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How are road designers working to put customers first?

Meet Ezra, a road designer and customer experience advocate. Read their persona to find out the ways they and their team make sure end-user needs are what drives projects forwards.

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How will road workers lead the way towards sustainable motorways?

Meet the McAllister family; three generations of road workers who have led very different lives. Read here to find out how Maeve McAllister is leading the way in sustainable practices and benefitting from a healthier life because of it.

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What could we achieve in a culture that embraces change?      

How do we create a culture of innovation that enables us to anticipate the unforeseeable, perceive the unexplainable and plan something unbelievable?

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Can offsite and digital technology revolutionise how we create smart motorways?

Read how rethinking what we already know in the light of what's coming holds valuable answers                                                                            

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How can we create strong teams and project success by building trust?

Read the conversation between our behavioural experts Honor Morris and Ffion Jones on how to build real trust that lasts all the way from project conception to handover, and beyond.

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How embracing your inner child can make you a better consultant

Read how applying a curious and inquisitive approach to projects can deliver something you’d never have thought possible.

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Why true collaboration is key to improving customer experience

Read why working as one is key for delivering large projects and realising the ongoing benefits for end users.

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Why we need to build resilience for the future, now  

Read about the ways building resilience will help people embrace the changing needs of clients and design better roads for everyone. 

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Get in touch with us

Contact Chris Jones, Head of Discipline - Highways, to learn more about the ways we connect people. 

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