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Highways Innovation Awards 2019

Innovation Awards 2019: Celebrating innovation in local government highways, street lighting and winter maintenance services.

The deadline for registration has now passed. If you have an equiry about your submission, please email mellis@apse.org.uk or call 0161 772 1810.


APSE is pleased to present the 2019 Innovation Awards for highways, street lighting and winter maintenance services. These awards celebrate outstanding local councils that use innovative ideas and solutions to tackle the current challenges facing their frontline services. The awards provide participating authorities with an opportunity to showcase their expertise, alongside the results that they have achieved.

Congratulations to this year's finalists: 

Overall dinner kindly sponsored by JCB


Highways maintenance services

Kindly sponsored by Bouygues


Darlington Borough Council 

Dorset County Council

Durham County Council

Oxford City Council/Oxfordshire County Council/Oxford Direct Services

Tameside MBC

Wigan Council


Winter maintenance services

Kindly sponsored by Peacock


Durham County Council

Ayrshire Roads Alliance (Partnership working)

Renfrewshire Council

East Riding Council

Northumberland County Council


Street lighting

Kindly sponsored by Salix

Conwy County Borough Council

Derbyshire County Council

Milton Keynes Council

Via East Midlands 







Promoting excellence in public services

APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) is a not for profit unincorporated association working with over 300 councils throughout the UK. Promoting excellence in public services, APSE is the foremost specialist in local authority frontline services, hosting a network for frontline service providers in areas such as waste and refuse collection, parks and environmental services, cemeteries and crematorium, environmental health, leisure, school meals, cleaning, housing and building maintenance.




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