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Chevron history timeline

The Chevron story is built on a vision of creating safe work-zones for all our employees, the employees of our clients and the general public. 

From humble beginnings, the Chevron Group started out offering localised traffic management services as a small but successful business. Entrepreneurial spirit has been at the heart of Chevron since the beginning and over the years, the company has evolved through organic growth and strategic acquisitions to provide a range of services which includes Traffic Management, Soft Estate Management and Digital Services across the UK. 

The Chevron Group is proud of the company it is today and proud of the businesses that have joined the Group over the years. We have over 30 years' experience, expertise and entrepreneurship which uses innovation and out-of-the box thinking to integrate traditional practices with emerging technologies to ensure we continue to provide safe work-zones.  
 

Our timeline of growth and success

1982: Traffic Management Services (TMS) is established, specialising in events traffic management. (1982)

1991: Class One Traffic Management is established, specialising in the provision of both low- and high-speed traffic management. (1991)  

1992: Sun Traffic is established and becomes a leading specialist in the provision of traffic management services within the low-speed and events sectors. (1992)

1997: Chevron Traffic Management is established, specialising in the provision of high-speed traffic management. (1997)

2002: Arborforce is established, specialising in the provision of arboriculture services including highways soft estate management, scheme site clearance and tree works. (2002)

2009: Chevron Traffic Management is acquired by Portchester Equity. (2009)

2009: A Cones is established, specialising in Mobile Traffic Management (HSSS 12C). (2009)

2011: Highway Resource Solutions is established, to develop smart and easy-to-use technologies to safeguard road workers and the traveling public. (2011)

2012: Camps Highway Services is established, providing commercial landscaping and highway maintenance services. (2012)

2014: Chevron Traffic Management acquires the traffic management business of Aggregate Industries, part of the Holcim Group. Sites in Leeds and Merstham in Surrey, and its 85 staff are transferred to the ownership of Chevron. (February 2014)

2015: R&W Traffic Management Ltd is established, providing low- and high-speed traffic management services. (2015)

2015: Camps Environmental Services (CES) is established, to provide a range of arboriculture, landscape and environmental consultancy services. (2015)

2017: Triton acquires Ramudden, a leading specialist provider of work-zone safety control services in the Nordics for road, construction and general industry purposes. The company is active in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Estonia. (December 2017)

2018: Triton acquires AVS Verkehrssicherung in Germany, a leading specialist provider of traffic safety services and work-zone management in Germany. (January 2018)

2018: Chevron Traffic Management is acquired by Triton from Portchester Equity. (April 2018)

2019: Chevron acquires Leicestershire-based Highway Resource Solutions Ltd (HRS), a leading specialist of digital technologies in work-zone safety. (2019)

2019: Chevron Traffic Management acquires Retford-based Traffic Management Services Ltd (TMS) in order to enter the low-speed and events markets. Operating predominantly across the Midlands and the North East, TMS employs more than 100 staff across three depots in Retford, Leeds and Horncastle, Lincolnshire. (April 2019)

2019: Triton acquires majority share in Fero Group, a leading player in Belgium in temporary traffic management services. (June 2019)

2019: Chevron Traffic Management acquires Somerset-based Sun Traffic Ltd to bolsters its capability in the low-speed and event traffic management space. Operating predominantly in the South of England, Sun Traffic employs more than 70 staff across five depots in Godalming, Wantage, Ringwood, Tewkesbury and Somerton. (October 2019)

2019: Chevron Traffic Management acquires A Cones Ltd and sister company Arborforce Ltd to strengthen its offering in HSS 12C Mobile Traffic Management, and arboriculture and landscape services respectively. Operating predominantly in the South of England, A Cones and Arborforce employ more than 50 staff across three depots located in Essex, the London Borough of Hillingdon and Oxfordshire. (October 2019)

2020: Chevron Traffic Management acquires R&W Traffic Management Ltd, a business within the R&W Group and previously owned by Chantacre Ltd, to bolster capability in low- and high-speed traffic management in the South of England. (January 2020)

2020: Chevron Traffic Management acquires Scotland’s leading traffic management specialists, Class One Traffic Management. With 150 staff, the acquisition gives Chevron its first physical presence in Scotland. (October 2020)

2020: The Chevron Group, A Work-Zone Safety Company, is formed bringing together all its UK traffic management, highway soft estate services and digital services under The Chevron Group family. Sub-brands are integrated into the Chevron Traffic Management brand, and together with Class One Traffic Management, A Cones and HRS they become part of The Chevron Group. A new brand identity is launched and all divisions adopt “A Work-Zone Company” strapline. The Chevron Group now has over 1,300 staff and 27 locations across England, Wales and Scotland. (December 2020)

2020: Triton merges portfolio companies AVS, Chevron, Fero and Ramudden (December 2020)

2021: Chevron acquires Powys-based Camps Highways Limited and Camps Environmental Services (CES) Limited to strengthen its offering in Highway Soft Estate Maintenance and Environmental Consultancy Services. Headquartered in Powys, they employ 38 people and have depots in Hampshire, Cambridgeshire and the West Midlands. (March 2021)

2021: Chevron brings together all its soft estate and arboriculture services under a single business and unified brand, Chevron Green Services. Its environmental consultancy business is rebranded Chevron Green Consultancy and becomes a trading division of Chevron Green Services. (July 2021)