April 2014 | Issue 31

Scheme receives Royal Charter Award for Excellence
A proactive initiative aimed at improving the image of the construction industry throughout the United Kingdom has been awarded a Royal Charter Award for Excellence in Construction by the Worshipful Company of Constructors. The Considerate Constructors Scheme, which was launched in 1997, has been awarded the...

Chairman's Introduction

Chairman's Introduction
Welcome to the first of this year's edition of Industry Image, and I hope that in this first quarter of 2014 you have been able to see signs of...

Industry eye

Industry eye
Do contractors really need a gay and lesbian charter? Balfour Beatty certainly thinks so. It has just signed up to charity Stonewall's Diversity...

Scheme news

Scheme launches new banners
The Scheme is delighted to announce the launch of its newly-designed range of banners which are now available to all registered sites...

Spotlight on... apprenticeships
The Considerate Constructors Scheme is pleased to publish its new 'Spotlight on...' initiative which focuses on the importance of...

Are you a supplier?
The Scheme is delighted to announce the development of Supplier Registration, a new type of registration which allows companies...

IIP Bronze Award
The Scheme is pleased to have recently been awarded the Investors in People (IIP) Bronze Award, three years after achieving the Standard...

Monitors needed!
Last year the Scheme reported that registrations were on the rise and that 2013 was on track to outperform what was achieved in 2012. The...

Monitor feedback
When a registered site and company is emailed their report after the Monitor visit, included in the email is a link to take a quick survey which...

The Scheme goes Underground
Anyone travelling on the tube in January may have noticed the Scheme's logo appearing in an unusual place. The number of construction...

Prostate Cancer UK
Prostate Cancer UK are the leading UK charity for men with prostate cancer and prostate problems. They recently changed from The...

Site Registration

National Site Awards 2014
The Considerate Constructors Scheme's 2014 National Site Awards have begun, with the first ceremony taking place on Monday the 24th...

Nine Elms launches Charter
The key development partners involved in the Nine Elms on the South Bank regeneration programme today signed a Construction...

Drax Power Station
The Drax Power Station has been registering with the Scheme since July 2012 and is being constructed by Shepherd Construction Ltd. The...

Kingsley Green
Osborne Construction are currently in the process of constructing a new mental health facility in Hertfordshire. In their latest...

Pilsdon Community
Set in a small rural hamlet deep in the Dorset countryside, the Pilsdon Community is a small charity farming community which offers...

Roman House
On the first visit to Berkeley Homes' Roman House project, the Scheme Monitor noted how this site presented an excellent image of...

Company Registration

Company Partners
The Scheme is pleased to announce the launch of Company Partnership for Company Registration. Company Partnership is a type of...

Company Partner meeting
The first official Company Partners' meeting took place on the 19th March at the Scheme's office in Ware, Hertfordshire. The meeting...

Associate Members

New Associate Members
The Scheme is pleased to welcome the following organisations to its Associate Membership initiative. There are now a total of...

Working Group meeting
The group was established in November 2012 by the Scheme and members are a representative sample of Associate Members...

Client Partners

Client Partner meeting
The Scheme's first of two Client Partner meetings this year took place on the 18th February 2014 at the London Bridge Hotel. Client...

New Client Partner poster
The Scheme has developed the new Client Partner poster which is available to all Client Partners to display on their sites to inform...

Ivor Goodsite

Hoarding Competition 2014
The 2014 Hoarding Competition is now open to entries and promises to be bigger than last year! Any site or company registered with the... 

Hoarding Competition 2013
After a fantastic response from sites all over the UK, the Scheme is pleased to announce the winners of the first ever Ivor Goodsite...