August 2013 | Issue 29



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Scheme reaches 70,000 Site Registrations
The Considerate Constructors Scheme has celebrated its 70,000th Site Registration, just a little over a year since reaching 60,000. This year the Scheme has been reporting that registrations for both site and company have been up against last year, and reaching the 70,000th Site Registration is a fantastic achievement in what has so far been a great year for the Scheme. More importantly, it means that the industry has remained...



Chairman's Introduction

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Chairman's Introduction
Welcome to the new edition of the Scheme's newsletter. It's incredible to believe we are already in the second half of the year, and what...



Industry eye

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Industry eye
From 1 October, simplified RIDDOR regulations will come into force. But that's not necessarily good news for construction. The aim of the...



CCS

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Spotlight on... cycle safety
The Considerate Constructors Scheme has launched its new 'Spotlight on...' initiative which aims to look at different areas...




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Registrations continue to rise
The Scheme is pleased to report that registration numbers for 2013 are currently outperforming 2012's as the industry remains committed...



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Are we more considerate?
BBC Radio Kent have asked 'have building sites really changed?' They pondered this question because the radio DJ, Julia George, had to...



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Working hours
In the last Industry Image the Scheme looked at some of the issues surrounding parking and gave suggestions on how they may...



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



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Success for CYT
Construction Youth Trust makes a real difference to young people's lives by helping them remove barriers they face in getting into construction...



Site Registration

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New National Site Awards film
The Scheme is pleased to publish a new film which looks at what goes on at one of its revered National Site Awards ceremonies...




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The Garden of Tranquillity
Since 1 July residents, visitors and staff of Demelza Hospice Care for Children in Sittingbourne, Kent have a brand new landscaped...



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Avenue Remediation
VSD AVENUE, a joint venture partnership between Volker Stevin, DEC and Sita Remediation are undertaking the Avenue...



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Goodman's Fields
First-class student accommodation is in short supply in London so the 617 studio flats and twin rooms Berkeley First Ltd is completing...



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Ebrington military barracks
H&J Martin Ltd is currently carrying out the refurbishment works to the Grade B listed Building Nr. 80/81 at the former Ebrington military...



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The Poem
VolkerFitzpatrick registered their University Square Stratford project with the Scheme back in 2011. This is a new five-storey concrete...



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Archers Fields
It is so important for every new homes developer to try and get on with their neighbours. Peter Griffin, Site Manager for Miller Homes...



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Co-operative HQ
BAM Construct UK designed and built One Angel Square - the new headquarters for the Co-operative Group in Manchester. The...



Company Registration

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National Company Awards 2013
The National Company Awards 2013 are coming soon, where the Scheme recognises and rewards registered companies who have...




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Westminster Building Company Ltd
Westminster Building Company Ltd registered as a company with the Scheme for the first time earlier this year. They also registered their...



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Maxiflow Ltd.
Maxiflow Ltd. first registered with the Scheme in 2009 and have remained a registered company ever since. Industry Image spoke...



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Survey results
Earlier this year the Scheme sent out a survey to all registered companies in order to discover their thoughts on Company Registration...



Associate Membership

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




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Associate Members' Meeting
The Scheme has held the first of this year's Associate Members' Meeting at Coombe Abbey, Coventry on the 4th June 2013. The meeting allows...



Client Partnership

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New Client Partners
The Scheme is pleased to welcome the following organisations to its Client Partnership initiative. There are now a total of...




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Client Partners' Meeting
The Client Partners' Meeting of 2013 took place on the 16th July at The Dorchester in London. The meeting consisted of two parts, with...



Scheme Supporters

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CIC is 25!
The Construction Industry Council celebrates its 25th anniversary this year and to mark this special occasion they are holding a one-off...




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Construction Environmental Manual
Construction Industry Publications (CIP) has re-launched its popular Construction Environmental Manual. The new Manual has been written...



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Your favourite structure comp
To celebrate Open Doors Weekend 2013, and to raise the awareness of the importance and diversity of construction, UKCG is running...



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What is a Scheme Supporter?
Scheme Supporters has been set up to formalise the relationships the Scheme has with other construction industry bodies. This will...



Ivor Goodsite

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Hoarding Competition
This year has seen the launch of the first 'Ivor Goodsite Hoarding Competition', where contractors invite schools and children's groups...




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Child Safety Week 2013
This year's national Child Safety Week ran from 24 – 30 June and the Scheme asked its registered sites and companies to show their...