May 20 2024

Celebrating McGinley Support Services' Diamond Award Achievement on HS2

McGinley Support Services is proud to announce that we have achieved the prestigious Diamond award in the SCS Joint Venture (JV) Supplier Performance Reviews. This accolade reflects our exceptional performance on the HS2 Main Works Lots S1 and S2, a major infrastructure project that underscores the critical role we play in supporting the UK's ambitious transportation initiatives.

The Diamond award is the highest level of recognition in the Supplier Performance Reviews, given to suppliers who have consistently demonstrated excellence over four consecutive quarters. Achieving this award is a testament to the dedication and hard work of our teams across the business.

What the Award Means

SCS Railways awards certificates based on quarterly performance reviews, which are scored out of 1000. Suppliers scoring 800 or above are recognised as High-Speed Blue suppliers. The levels of certificates awarded are as follows:

1 Consecutive Quarter: High-Speed Blue status

2 Consecutive Quarters: Gold Certificate

3 Consecutive Quarters: Platinum Certificate

4 Consecutive Quarters: Diamond Certificate

Our achievement of the Diamond award demonstrates our sustained excellence and commitment to delivering high-quality performance on one of the UK's most significant infrastructure projects.

Team Acknowledgements

Pat O'Reilly, our Head of Operations for Civil Engineering in the South, expressed his pride in the team's accomplishments: "I would like to congratulate Ciara Coleman and all our teams across the business for their outstanding performance on HS2 and their commitment, hard work, and proactive attitudes."

David Pateman, our Managing Director for Civil Engineering, highlighted the strength of our partnership with SCS Railways: "Our strong relationship with SCS and our workforce has been crucial in achieving this accolade. Working closely together, our aligned values and collaborative efforts have enabled us to excel consistently."

Our Role in HS2

McGinley Support Services supplies skilled labour to the SCS JV on HS2 as part of a collaborative labour desk. We provide a range of recruitment services and activities, both on and off-site, ensuring that the workforce is equipped with the necessary skills and safety knowledge to perform to the highest standards.

This Diamond award is not just a recognition of our past performance but a motivation to continue striving for excellence. We are honoured to support the HS2 project and look forward to contributing to its success in the future.

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