December 2013 | Issue 30

2014 Code and Checklist update
In January 2013 the Scheme launched a new five-point Code of Considerate Practice, a new shortened Checklist and an updated scoring system. These changes have been incredibly well received by contractors and clients, and while this was the first major revision to the monitoring processes since the Scheme began in 1997... 

Chairman's Introduction

Chairman's Introduction
The last 12 months seem to have flown by in what started off to be another tough year for the industry with things thankfully appearing...

Industry eye

Industry eye
"Britain's beefy builders say bye bye to baring bottoms," was the rather risqué headline on a recent Department of Health press release...

Scheme news

A most considerate year
Over the last 12 months, the Considerate Constructors Scheme has seen registrations rise as an ever increasing number of construction...

Monitors wanted!
Due to the continued growth of the Scheme, additional Monitors are required to report on the ever increasing number of registered...

Equality and diversity
The Considerate Constructors Scheme was recently asked to present to the Highways Agency and the UKCG who were both...

From Russia with care
In October, the Scheme was contacted by RD Construction Management, a construction company based in Russia who...

Site Registration

New products
The Scheme is pleased to offer a number of new products which sites can purchase to enhance their registration with the Scheme...

A rare find
Industry Image were made aware of an amazing discovery by Southdale Ltd at their Fitzwarren Street site in Salford. During routine excavation...

One St. Peter's Sq
One St. Peter's Square registered with the Scheme in May last year and has since gone on to win a Bronze Award at the 2013 National Site...

Camley Street
Camley Street is a registered site by contractor Mansell Construction Services Ltd and received an excellent score of 46 out of 50...

BBMV, a joint venture comprising Balfour Beatty, Morgan Sindall and VINCI Construction, is responsible for the construction of the Crossrail...

A new tongue
Miller Construction Ltd (MCL) is the principal contractor of the prestigious Pontio Arts and Innovation Centre for Bangor University. The...

Company Registration

National Company Awards
The Considerate Constructors Scheme's 2013 National Company Awards have celebrated the most considerate construction...

Proud in pink!
Registered company Collins Construction once again participated in the Breast Cancer Awareness 'Wear it Pink' day. Despite recent...

Litbrit Carpentry Ltd
National Company Gold Award winner Litbrit Carpentry Ltd, based in Essex, was formed in 2003 and officially incorporated in March 2010...

Ivybuild Ltd
Ivybuild Ltd began registering with the Scheme in 2011, and received a Gold Award at the 2013 National Company Awards. Ivybuild discuss...

Associate Members

Associate Members' Meeting
The Considerate Constructors Scheme held its second Associate Members' Meeting of 2013 on the 19th November where all...

Longevity Awards
Associate Member Longevity Awards have been designed to recognise the commitment Associate Members of the Scheme have made in improving...

Client Partners

New Client Partner
The Scheme is pleased to welcome the following organisation to its Client Partnership initiative. There are now a total of 30 Client Partners...

Sainsbury's success
The Considerate Constructors Scheme is delighted to recognise Sainsbury's achievement in being the only client to have had two sites in...

Scheme Supporters

New Scheme Supporters
Scheme Supporters has been set up to formalise the relationships the Scheme has with other construction industry bodies. This will enable...

Tips from the top
New Scheme Supporter Association of Interior Specialists (AIS) have recently launched a new best practice guide, designed to offer tips and advice...

Ivor Goodsite

Hoarding Comp 2013
Over the summer, the Ivor Goodsite Hoarding Competition saw construction sites across the UK engage with their local...

Ivor's annual review
Ivor has had another busy year travelling the UK and promoting the importance of safety to hundreds of young children. But as well as...