August 2012 | Issue 25

News
August 2012 | Issue 25
Update on the new Code and Checklist
Earlier this year, the Considerate Constructors Scheme announced that it will be launching a new Code of Considerate Practice in January 2013 as well as new Checklists, new report formats and a new scoring system for both Site and Company Registration. The Scheme’s Monitors were trained in the new documentation in the regional Monitors’ meetings held across the UK this spring, and are now t...
Chairman's Introduction
Chairman Chairman's Introduction
I am delighted at becoming the new chairman following in the footsteps of Robert Biggs, a very hard act to follo...
 
Industry eye
Industry eye Industry eye
Watching a programme about the construction of the Shard at London Bridge, I was struck by what a difficult – ...

CCS
New board appointments New board appointments
On 1 July 2012, the Scheme welcomed its new Chairman, David Watson, as he took over from Robert Biggs who steps ...
 
CCS (cont.)
Creating Britain’s Future Creating Britain’s Future
The UK Contractors Group (UKCG) has developed a new initiative to get the UK back on track by literally building...

BuildingConfidence partnership BuildingConfidence partnership
Following a series of highly positive meetings, the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) and Achilles BuildingC...
 
No whistling while you work No whistling while you work
A new poll by Direct Line for Business has found that three quarters of tradesmen, including roofers, plasterers...

Raising the bar for health Raising the bar for health
The London Health, Work and Well-being programme, with support from the Mayor of London, has developed a new fil...
 
New Scheme Supporters New Scheme Supporters
The Scheme is pleased to announce that Constructionline and the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA)...

Open Doors 9 - 10 Nov Open Doors 9 - 10 Nov
A weekend of Open Door events inviting members of the public to visit working construction sites is being organi...
 
Construction Youth Trust Construction Youth Trust
Construction Youth Trust is a registered charity working with young people to help them access training, educati...

Site Registration
60,000th Site Registration 60,000th Site Registration
The Considerate Constructors Scheme was pleased to celebrate the 60,000th Site Registration with David Wilson Ho...
 
Site Registration (cont.)
London London's Air Ambulance
EnterpriseMouchel invited the Scheme to a meeting with their chosen charity, London’s Air Ambulance, to see th...

Up at the O2 Up at the O2
ISG is the main contractor involved in developing the ‘Up at The O2’ project, a walkway built on the rooftop...
 
M25 junctions 27-30 Widening M25 junctions 27-30 Widening
Skanska Balfour Beatty Joint Venture was required to widen 215kms of the M25 from three lanes to four between ju...

Adelaide Depot, Belfast Adelaide Depot, Belfast
This 18 month project, being undertaken by GRAHAM Construction on behalf of the Client Translink/NI Railways, in...
 
City of York Council West Offices City of York Council West Offices
The City of York Council West Offices project is currently under development by Miller Construction (UK) Ltd, an...

Company Registration
NCA 2012…coming soon! NCA 2012…coming soon!
Last year, the Scheme held the first National Company Awards ceremony, where the most considerate registered com...
 
Company Registration (cont.)
Updated Company Registration EGP Updated Company Registration EGP
The Scheme is continuously looking at both the Site and Company Registration Examples of Good Practice brochure ...

Bob Black Construction Bob Black Construction
Bob Black Construction began registering with the Scheme as a company back in 2010. The company has since been a...
 
Calling all trade contractors! Calling all trade contractors!
Since the Considerate Constructors Scheme was launched in 1997 it has continued to grow and develop, sharing bes...

Associate Members
New Associate Members New Associate Members
The Scheme would like to welcome the newest members of its Associate Membership initiative this year, bringing t...
 
Associate Members (cont.)
Associate Members Associate Members' Q&A
The Considerate Constructors Scheme is pleased to report that a number of new construction companies have become...

Associate Members Associate Members' meeting
The Considerate Constructors Scheme recently hosted the first of this year's Associate Members' meetings where o...
 
Purna - a Gurkha’s tale Purna - a Gurkha’s tale
Longcross Construction is an Associate Member with the Considerate Constructors Scheme. They got in touch with I...

Client Partners
New Client Partner New Client Partner
The Considerate Constructors Scheme is pleased to announce that Network Rail Stafford Project has now joined the...
 
Client Partners (cont.)
Client Partners’ meeting 2012 Client Partners’ meeting 2012
This year's Considerate Constructors Scheme Client Partners' meeting was held at The Dorchester in London on the...

Ivor Goodsite
Ivor Ivor's new workbook!
Earlier this year, the Considerate Constructors Scheme announced that it would be launching its newest addition ...
 
Ivor Goodsite (cont.)
Child Safety Week 2012 Child Safety Week 2012
Child Safety Week 2012 ran from 18 – 24 June, and for the first time, the Considerate Constructors Scheme part...