Our purpose

Our purpose is to improve people's lives by deploying technology-based solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK's energy, water and transportation infrastructures.

Engineering tomorrow

Our strategy

Our Engineering Tomorrow strategy is about identifying, developing and implementing innovative solutions to meet the UK’s major infrastructure needs.

Our strategic focus is to enhance our growth and strengthen our market position by providing innovative, sustainable solutions to meet increasingly complex and large-scale national needs. Our strategy will ensure we remain competitive and continue to deliver shareholder value for years to come. 

Our services

Consultancy (advisory, design, programme management)

Complex delivery

Technology

Asset optimisation

Clear set of priorities

We are committed to meeting our customers' needs.  As a result, our seven key priorities are:

  • Unique customer focus
  • Skills and experience of the team
  • Technology integration capability
  • Range of innovative services
  • Financial strength
  • Proven track record
  • Reputation, values and responsibility

The sectors in which we work

Rail

We deliver end-to-end asset lifecycle solutions across the entire railway, from major station projects to multi-disciplinary rail projects.

Highways

We are a leading provider of end-to-end highway services, delivering technology-led solutions for our customers.

Power

We play a significant role in safely delivering the energy infrastructure that will satisfy the UK’s future needs.

Oil & Gas

We are a leading provider of full life-cycle engineering services in the development, design delivery and maintenance of oil and gas infrastructure.

Water

We are a leading provider of engineering solutions to UK water utility companies across the asset lifecycle.

Nuclear

With over 30 years' experience, we offer leading engineering solutions to the nuclear and defence industries.

How we work

We are committed to operating our business both sustainably and responsibly. We are focused on one simple but powerful message – ‘Costain Cares’. This is not a slogan: it is an attitude of mind. It is integral to everything we do and a touchstone against which we can evaluate and measure our performance. We care about all our stakeholders.

Our values

Everyone at Costain is committed to being:

  • Customer focused
  • Open and honest
  • Safe and environmentally aware
  • Team players
  • Accountable
  • Innovative – improving continuously and therefore the...
  • Natural choice.

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What we do