VolkerHighways, part of the Dutch-owned VolkerWessels, has been awarded contracts for new highway maintenance and lighting by three London councils and Transport for London.

The contracts aggregate to £100m and can be extended to about £160m, VolkerHighways revealed.

Haringey Council has awarded two four-year highway maintenance and street lighting contracts costing around £10m per annum, which could be extended up to 2017.

Camden Council has awarded a four-year highway maintenance contract worth £5m per annum, with options to extend to 2016.

VolkerHighways has also received a two-year extension to the existing £15m annual highways contract by Enfield Council, while Transport for London has awarded a one-year extension to an existing £3m annual civil engineering contract.