Events

Events provide us with a great opportunity to connect with one another. Check out the list of industry events we're involved in and the ones we run for our community of considerate constructors.

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Open Doors 2024 – Showcasing careers in construction

Open Doors Week is the initiative that gives young people the opportunity to see behind the hoardings of construction sites, and hear directly from those working in the sector how rewarding a career in construction can be, as well as the routes into one. We have been proudly supporting it since its launch back in […]

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Work experience in construction – Built Environment Work Experience Week – July 2024

CCS are excited to be working with the Built Environment Academy (BEA) and Learn Live UK and play a part in delivering Built Environment Work Experience Week, an unmissable date in the construction calendar. Starting 1 July 2024, it will be a Nationwide event targeted at pupils from year 10 and above all the way […]

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Careers in the construction industry – National Apprenticeship Week

Promoting careers in construction This National Apprenticeship Week, the Considerate Constructors Scheme is working with the Built Environment Academy (BEA) and Learn Live UK, the free online learning portal for students, to engage young people and inspire them to consider a career in the construction industry as part of their academic path and once they […]

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Best Practice Hub Learning – Our Yearly Recap

The Best Practice Hub, our free educational platform for the construction industry The Best Practice Hub is our free online resource designed to support the construction industry in improving their standards in considerate construction. The Hub is the place to go if you are looking for inspiration and examples of best practices, innovations, information on industry-critical […]

Heron Brothers joins CCS as Contractor Partner

Heron Bros becomes a CCS Partner

We are delighted to welcome Heron Bros as a Partner in the Considerate Constructors Scheme. Heron Bros joins over 150 Partners who are committed to improving the image of construction by registering all their construction activity with us, covering work at all their construction sites. The company is a family-owned business formed in 1956 in […]

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Checklist and Fees updates for 2024

The Monitor Checklist and Self-Assessment are at the core of the work of the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS). They support contractors and construction suppliers by providing a framework for improvement in the areas of Community, Environment and Workforce, highlighting what good considerate practice looks like. As construction and the needs of society evolve with the […]

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Considerate Constructors Partner Kier hosts Open Doors 2024 launch

Construction sites across the length and breadth of the UK are getting ready to open their hoardings, as part of the Open Doors 2024 initiative – which the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) is a Partner in delivering. In the run-up to Open Doors week, which takes place between 18 and 24 March 2024, Open Doors […]

Open Doors 2024 dates announced

Introducing Open Doors 2024 Bookings are now open for schools and members of the public to join a site visit during Open Doors week 2024. The CCS is delighted to be a partner in this initiative, which takes place 18-23 March 2024. Open Doors provides a great opportunity for construction sites across the UK to […]

New: Carbon Reduction e-learning course launched

Reducing Carbon in Construction The Scheme has published a new e-learning course on the subject of carbon reduction to enhance the industry’s understanding of this issue. Climate change has dominated our headlines for decades and has now become one of the single largest threats to our planet. It is the defining issue of a generation. […]

Leading Lights Awards 2023 Judges announced

We are  delighted to announce the appointment of the judging panel for the 2023 national Considerate Constructors Scheme Leading Lights Awards.  They are: Charlotte Thackeray, Inclusion Lead, University College of Estate Management Christopher Selby, Head of Marketing, Communications and External Affairs, Cross-Industry Construction Apprenticeship Task Force Clare Collins-Addy, Director of Partnerships, Causeway Education Emile Roberts, […]