Mouchel Parkman success at London Transport Awards
Surrey, United Kingdom – Mouchel Parkman’s partner, Islington Council has been named ‘Transport Borough of the Year’ at this year’s London Transport Awards.
The Awards, organised by the Centre for Transport Policy at Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, were presented by the Centre’s director Professor David Begg and Sky News presenter Lorna Dunkley at a special ceremony held at London’s Park Lane Hilton.
Commenting on the Council’s achievement, Councillor Lucy Watt Islington Council’s executive member for environment said "Everyone in Islington uses our streets and transport facilities, whether that is on foot or by bus or car and I am pleased that improvements that we have made have been recognised with this award."
Islington were presented with two further awards for ‘Walking and Public Realm’ and for ‘Business Contribution to Sustainable Transport’.
Two of Mouchel Parkman’s other London partners, the London Borough of Hounslow and Bexley Council, also picked up awards on the night. Hounslow was presented with the ‘Bus Award’ and Bexley won the ‘Road Safety Award’.
Chris Calvi-Freeman, Hounslow’s head of transport, commented: ‘We are delighted that our schemes have been recognised through the London Transport Awards, which recognises the positive approach that we have taken in jointly delivering these services.’
Richard Hawkins, Bexley’s head of transport and traffic services, celebrated its success saying, ‘Road safety is a key priority for Bexley and so we are delighted with this award. We look forward to more success in reducing casualties with our road safety partner, Mouchel Parkman.’