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Somerset Passenger Solutions scoops two Golds at the HPC Excellence Awards

Somerset Passenger Solutions was proud to be named as the winner of the Gold award in the Outstanding Supplier Partnership category at the HPC Excellence Awards.

The annual Hinkley Point C Excellence Awards celebrates work on the project across two themes of project delivery and people and behaviours. Finalists, their nominators and senior leaders gathered at the event at the Winter Gardens in Weston-super-Mare last week and got an insight into individuals’, teams’ and suppliers’ achievements. EDF in the UK’s CEO, Simone Rossi, praised the winners and reinforced their role in helping Britain achieve Net Zero.

Following two rounds of judging, SPS was chosen as the Gold winner of the Outstanding Supplier Partnership Award based on consistently excellent performance over the last 12 months. It is the third time in four years that SPS has won this prestigious award and is testament to the hard work and dedication of each one of the team at SPS.

The success went even further with Josh Virgin (Lead Supervisor) being awarded Gold in the Going Above and Beyond category.

The HPC Excellence Awards are open to all businesses working on, or for the HPC Project. 

SPS provides a bespoke transport solution for the HPC Project, carrying almost all people who go to the construction site either for work or to visit. SPS transport thousands of clients to and from the construction site every day, working 24/7 to ensure that construction remains on schedule.

Simon Cursio, Managing Director, said: “We beat tough competition from many great companies and I am supremely proud of the team. Landing the very prestigious accolade at the HPC Excellence Awards is just reward for their efforts. This recognition rounds off a challenging but very positive year for SPS as the business continues to grow and we hope to exceed the expectations of our client and passengers once again in 2023.”

Simon Mohammad (Operations Director, SPS), Josh Virgin (SPS), Courtney Cook (Recruitment Assistant, SPS) & Chris Quinn (Supply Chain Director, HPC and pictured on the main page, while Josh Virgin (Lead Supervisor, SPS) and Saleem Mohammad (MEH Director, HPC) are pictured above.

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