Welcome to Colas Streets Ahead

Keeping Portsmouth an Attractive & Sustainable City

About Us

Maintaining Portsmouth’s roads, footways, streetlights, structures and cleansing


  • Colas Portsmouth HSE Coodinator attends Beach Superviser Course
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  • Portsmouth volunteers brave the elements to clean the beach!
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  • Portsmouth Team make huge efforts to raise awareness on Ocean plastic pollution
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  • Colas Portsmouth working with volunteers working to fight plastic waste
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Latest roadworks & closures


Type of works: Carriageway

Duration: 1st April 2019 - 25th April 2019 (17 working days)


Type of works: Traffic Signal Upgrade

Duration: 15th April 2019 - 15th May 2019 (20 working days)


kg of dog waste collected each week


Days per year worked with 24 hour operations


street lights currently installed with brighter, energy efficient lamps


years we have been looking after Portsmouth

What we do in Portsmouth

Colas Portsmouth were awarded the PFI highways maintenance contract in 2005 until 2029 in partnership with Portsmouth City Council. We are responsible for the management and maintenance of the City's highways infrastructure. Find out more about the services we offer below.

Learn about our services

Report an issue

Is there a light out on your street? Have you seen a mattress on the pavement? Any issues you've seen in Portsmouth, report it and we will investigate it.

Report an issue

Apply for a licence or permit

We provide permits for vehicle crossing, oversailings, entrance markings, materials and scaffolding on highways.  Fill in one of our forms to submit your permit.

View our forms

We value your opinion

Have you seen our operatives? Or have you received one of our flyers about our work? We would love to hear from you.

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