April 2013 | Issue 27



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National Site Awards 2013
The Considerate Constructors Scheme's National Site Awards 2013 have been announced and will take place between the 15th April and the 3rd May. More than 3000 guests are expected to attend 11 ceremonies, taking place in Edinburgh, Manchester and London where the most considerate construction sites of 2012 will be rewarded for their efforts in improving the image of construction...



Chairman's Introduction

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Chairman's Introduction
Welcome to 2013's first edition of Industry Image, and though this year has only begun, it already feels like so much has happened...



Industry eye

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Industry eye
You have to admire the current government's plans to cut bureaucracy – until you realise that this is causing major delays...



CCS

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Monitors' Regional Meetings, 2013
The Scheme's Monitors met regionally for the first time in 2013 to discuss the new Code, as well as general Scheme news and good...




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Seminars & Workshops
To aid registered sites understand the Scheme's expectations and how to adhere to the Code of Considerate Practice, sites are able to...



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Problematic parking
The view is often expressed by contractors that their sites feel they cannot stop operatives from parking legally in streets surrounding...



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Annual survey results
The Considerate Constructors Scheme has conducted its annual survey, in partnership with Building magazine, to understand the...



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Construction Youth Trust update
A couple of issues ago, the Scheme wrote about how it will support the Construction Youth Trust, a registered charity working...



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CIOB's Tony Gage Scholarship
CIOB's Tony Gage Scholarship is a prestigious bursary worth up to £10,000 which is awarded to candidates selected as future...




Site Registration

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100,000 and counting
The Considerate Constructors Scheme is delighted to have recently celebrated their 100,000th site visit which took place at...




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A new film for site managers
A new film for site managers has been published by the Scheme which helps registered sites understand how to adhere to the five-point Code...



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Milton Court Development
The Milton Court Development, situated in central London, is currently being constructed by Sir Robert McAlpine. Working in...



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Crossrail's Paddington Station
Costain Skanska JV is the Principal Contractor working for Crossrail to construct one of the new underground Crossrail...




Company Registration

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A most considerate year
2012 saw the highest number of Company Registrations for the Scheme, a number that has steadily been increasing since it began...




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New Company Industry Image
The Scheme has recently published a brand new Industry Image magazine, designed just for the Scheme's registered companies...



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NWPS Construction Ltd
NWPS Construction Ltd registered with the Scheme back in 2009 and recently won a Gold Award at the 2012 National Company Awards...



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Constructionline's 'Meet the Buyer'
For many years the Considerate Constructors Scheme has been working with Constructionline and is pleased to be supporting...




Ivor Goodsite

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Red Nose Day
On 15 March 2013, Comic Relief's Red Nose Day managed to raise over £75m, and still counting, all of which will go towards supporting...




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Alder Hey Children's Hospital
Ivor was invited to Alder Hey Children's Hospital in Liverpool, a one-of-a-kind tour involving some very special people...