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Each year we receive a broad range of industry awards that reflect our position as one of the UK’s leading engineering solutions providers. Through awards, our people are gaining recognition for their outstanding work and commitment to meeting the UK’s national needs. Here’s a selection of the awards Costain has won.

Costain Awards 2016


The Times Top 50 Employers for Women

Costain has been named in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2019. The alphabetical and unranked list celebrates UK employers that are building gender equality into their business strategy and have committed creating inclusive workplace cultures and women’s progression at work.

Britain's most admired companies finalist

Costain is one of the best known and most admired brands in the country….and that’s official. Costain was named top of its sector in Management Today magazine's annual Britain's Most Admired Companies assessment, improving our ranking to 27 overall, up from 69 in the previous year.

Order of distinction for safety

We received a total of 18 RoSPA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) awards in 2017 including one Patron's Award, one President's Award and two Gold Medals.

A responsible company

Costain Group PLC is a Platinum Big Tick company. We have been listed in Business in the Community’s annual Corporate Responsibility Index (CR Index). The CR Index helps businesses to assess how successfully they are integrating responsible business practice into their operations by assessing factors ranging from a company’s culture and values to its environmental impact and transparency over pay policies. Costain achieved a score of 93%, which means it has 3.5 stars.

Patron's award

We received the highest-level achievement award from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) which recognises organisations who have achieved an exemplary record of 25 plus years of consecutive RoSPA gold awards. Costain won 18 awards at this year's ROSPA.

Highways magazine excellence awards

We were awarded with three prestigious awards at the Highways Magazine Excellence Awards 2016. We won the Major Project and the Best use of New Technology awards for our A160 Port of Immingham improvement project and Dartford Safety Cell, respectively .



Costain named as a Times Top 50 Employer for Women 2019


Highways Project Wins ICE Centenary Award


Costain receives prestigious Patron’s award


Innovative Research Project Wins IStructE And CIOB Awards


Top Environmental Award For Paddington New Yard